Essence Fredericks
Essence Fredericks
Height: 5-8
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Carver Center

2013: Competed once during the season, at the Salty Dog Invitational at Navy… Completed the 6k U.S.N.A. Golf Club course with a time of 26:00.67… Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2012: Raced in four meets for UMBC as a freshman... Trimmed her career-best 6k time down to 26:54.20 at West Windsor Field at the Princeton Invitational... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Background: Named the team MVP in each of her four season at Carver and was named the Female Athlete of the Year as a senior in 2012... Finished fourth at the state meet in the 400m and 800m in 2012... Ran a personal-record 2:21.00 while finishing fourth at the Maryland State Championships as a junior... A member of the National Honor Society at Carver and listed on the school's honor rol each year.

Personal: Full name is Essence Kere Fredericks... Daughter of Walter Fredericks and Kere Boyd... Has one younger brother, Cedrick, Jr... Plans to major in financial economics... Born Jan. 12, 1994.