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Women's Track & Field

 
Ashley Ajayi
Ashley Ajayi
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
High School: Elizabeth Seton
Position: Sprints/Hurdles

2012 Outdoor: Placed 16th in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:11.21 at the America East Championships at Maine... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2011-12 Indoor: Placed 15th in the 500m run (1:20.77) at the Gotham Cup in New York... Finished 12th in the same event at the Bison Opener with a time of 1:21.48... Finished 26th in the 200m dash (26.94) and 28th in the 400m dash (1:01.71) at the Terrapin Invitational... Earned eighth place in the 200m dash at the Patriot Games (27.10).

2011 Outdoor: Earned a seventh-place finish in the 400m hurdles (1:06.17) at the America East Championships… Finished third overall (1:07.24) in the 400m hurdles at the Maryland Invitational...Helped lead the 4x400m relay team that finished 12th at the Sea Ray Relays... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2010-2011 Indoor: Recorded a personal-best top, 1:02.60, in 400m dash at the Lafayette/Rider Winter games.

2009-10 Indoor: Part of the 4x200-meter relay team that set a UMBC-record in 1:43.97 at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational… Set a season-best time in the 200-meter dash in 26.06 at the America East Championships… UMBC's fastest returner in the 400-meter dash with a time of 58.93, set at the Rider/Lafayette Winter Games where she finished third.

 

Background: Earned 2009 Washington Post All-Metro honors for the 300-meter hurdles… Won the WCAC Championship in the 300m hurdles… Ranked fifth in the state at 300 and fouth in the state at the 400m hurdles… Named to All-County team as a senior… Member of the 4x100 relay that was ranked second in the state and fourth in the nation… An honor roll student… Member of the Black Student Union and Student Council.
 
Personal: The oldest of three children to Pat and Sony Ajayi... Has a brother, Jeffrey and sister, Brittney… A pre-nursing major who hopes to become a nurse practioner... Born April 12, 1991.

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