Imani Colbert
Imani Colbert
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Upper Marlboro, Md.
High School: C.H. Flowers
Position: Hurdles/Sprints

2009-10 Indoor: Earned bronze in the 55-meter hurdles in a UMBC season-best time of 8.17… Won the 60-meter hurdles at both the Gulden Relays and the Rider/Lafayette Winter Games… UMBC’s fastest returner in the 60-meter hurdles in 8.74, set at the ECAC Championships.

2009 Outdoor: Set the school record in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.28 at the Virginia Invitational… Season best times in the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes were 12.78 and 26.59, respectively.

2008-09 Indoor: Set UMBC records in the 55- and 60-meter hurdles with times of 8.00 and 8.57, respectively… Earned silver at America East Championships in the 55m hurdles… Also recorded a season-best time of 26.92 in the 200-meter dash at the conference meet… Finished fifth at the ECAC Championships in the 60m hurdles.

Background: A four-time letter winner in track at C.H. Flowers High School in Upper Marlboro, Md..…Also named most valuable player while earning a letter in tennis… Maryland Indoor and Outdoor State Hurdle Champion her senior year… Two time Indoor All-County selection and All-County Outdoor selection… Helped lead 4x100 relay to Maryland state title in 2007.
Personal: Oldest of daughter of Cynthia and Derek Colbert… Has a sister Kenya, 16… Was named to honor roll every quarter except one… Father, Derek played tennis in high school and college… Played tennis her entire life before starting track at age 14…Born June 26, 1990.