Chowan Brightful
Chowan Brightful
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: New Market, Md.
High School: Linganore
Position: Multi's

2011 Outdoor: Earned a gold medal in the 100m hurdles with a new career best time of 14.64 at the conference outdoor championships…Set a new personal best in the 200m dash with a time of 26.99 at the America East Outdoor Championships, finishing in sixth respectively… Finished fourth overall, 9.72m, in the shot put at the America East Championships... Returns as the Retrievers top preformer in the heptathalon.

2010-11 Indoor: Set a new personal best in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.93 at the Penn State Invitational, finishing fifth respectively… Returns as the Retrievers top performer in the high jump and the pentathlon.

2009-10 Indoor: Finished ninth in the pentathlon with a score of 2,954 points at the America East Championships… Placed eighth in the high jump with a leap of 1.58m at the conference meet… Hit a season-best mark in the long jump of 5.13m at the Gulden Relays, finishing seventh.


Background: Named to All-Area and All-County teams all four years of high school… Won the Maryland State Championship in the high jump as a freshman…Was also a county and region champion… An honor roll student.


Personal: Daugther of Kevine and Colenda Brightful… A psychology major who hopes to become a corporate lawyer... Born June 22, 1991.