2008 Outdoor: Finished fifth in the 5000-meter run at the America East Championships… Placed 12th in the 5000-meter run at the ECAC Championships.
2007-08 Indoor: Was named to the 2007-08 America East Indoor Track and Field All-Academic Team… Finished third in the 5000-meter and fourth in the 1-mile runs at the America East Championships… Finished second in the 3000-meter run at the Penn State National Invitational… Placed second in the one mile run at the Terrapin Invitational… Finished first in the 3000-meter run at the Gulden Relays.
2007 Outdoor: Earned bronze in the 5000-meter run at the America East Championships, running a 17:24.33… Also ran the 5000 at the ECAC Championships, where she finished ninth with a season-best time of 17:12.89… Finished 22nd in the championship heat of the 3000 at the Penn Relays with a time of 10:03.61, the second-fastest time in UMBC history… Also held the Retrievers’ top time for the 1500, running a 4:40.11 at the Bucknell Heptagonal, where she finished fourth.
2006-07 Indoor: Joined the Retrievers mid-season and competed in two meets… Finished eighth in the one-mile run at the GMU Invite with a time of 5:11.64… Also finished 33rd in the 3000-meter run at the New Balance Invite in 10:26.06… Held the Retrievers’ top times for both events.
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Background: A letterwinner in cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field at Toms River South H.S…. A two-year captain for the Indians who was named MVP of the cross country team for the 2002 and 2003 seasons and MVP of the indoor track and field team for the 2004 season… An All-County selection for
Personal: One of two children to Desiree de Leeuw and Rich Hyland… Has a younger sister, Kelly (19)… Majoring in education… Born on April 26, 1986.