Kalane' Abbey
Kalane' Abbey
Height: 5-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: Laurel, Md.
High School: Laurel
Position: Sprints

2014 Outdoor: Competed in the 400m dash at the 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships, advancing to the finals of the event… Placed eighth in the prelims with a time of 58.19 and then trimmed her time down to a season-best 57.44 in the finals to finish in seventh… Also raced in the 400m event at the Mason Spring Invitational… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2013-14 Indoor: Advanced to the finals of the 400m dash at the 2014 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships… Recorded a career-best time of 56.92 in the event at the Penn State Relays… The time ranks as the sixth-fastest in program history… Also competed in the 200m and 500m events during the winter season.

2013 Outdoor: Placed sixth in the 400m dash and 11th in the 200m event at the 2013 America East Outdoor Championships… Recorded her top career time of 56.93 in the finals of the 400m competition after setting a best in the prelims (57.32)… Her top time ranks sixth all-time in program history… Also registered her top 200m time of the season at the conference meet at Binghamton, completing the 200m dash in 25.59 in the event prelims… Led off for the silver medal-winning 4x400 relay team at the America East meet.

2012-13 Indoor: Ran the second leg of the 4x400 relay as the Retrievers captured the conference title in Boston… Also helped the relay squad set a new school record of 3:44.06 at the ECAC Championships… Finished eighth in the 400m dash after qualifying fourth with a season-best time of 57.52 in the event prelims at the 2013 America East Indoor Championships… Also placed 15th in the 200m dash at the conference meet in Boston… Recorded her top time in the 200m event, 26.32, at the Penn State Relays.

2012 Outdoor: Helped the 4x400 relay team earn a bronze medal at the America East Outdoor Championships... Earned an eighth-place finish in the 400m dash with a personal-best time of 57.47 which slotted her sixth on UMBC's all-time list... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2011-12 Indoor: Anchored the 4x400 relay team to a school-record time of 3:48.54 and a third-place finish at the America East Championships... Placed tenth in the 400m dash at the conference meet in Boston... Set a season-best in the event by running a 57.38 in the prelims of the America East competition which ranked as the fifth-fastest in UMBC history at the time.

Background: Competed in track and field for Laurel High School... Named the Prince George's County Female Track athlete MVP and 1st team All-County... All-Metro Honorable Mention... Regional and County champion in the 400m dash and County champ in the 200m dash... Holds the Wise High School 400m record.

Personal: Daughter of Mfon Umoh... Has three siblings... Brother Kalada competes in track and field for Howard... Majoring in biology and working on a minor in writing... Born June 30, 1993.