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Women's Track & Field

 
Deborah Adelola
Deborah Adelola
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lanham, Md.
High School: Bladensburg
Position: Sprints

2014 Outdoor: Won the gold medal in the 400m dash at the 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships… Also anchored the 4x400m relay team to a gold medal at the conference meet in Vermont… Led the field after the prelims of the 400m dash and then set a new career-best of 55.84 in the finals to win gold… Her time ranks as the second-fastest in program history… Anchored the 4x200m relay team to a school record time of 1:37.23 at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia… Selected to the America East All-Academic Team… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2013-14 Indoor: Advanced to the finals of the 500m run, placing seventh, at the 2014 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships in New York… Recorded a career-best time of 1:14.71 in the event at the ECAC Championships in Boston… Her time ranks as the sixth-fastest in school history… Named to the America East All-Academic Team.

2013 Outdoor: Finished ninth in the 400m dash and 15th in the 200m competition at the 2013 America East Championships…. Recorded her top season time in the 400m event at the conference meet at Binghamton, crossing the line at 57.35… Helped UMBC win a silver medal in the 4x400 relay at the conference meet in upstate New York… Completed her best run in the 200m event (25.64) at the George Mason Invitational... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012-13 Indoor: Placed ninth in the 500m run at the 2013 America East Indoor Championships… After recording a season-best time in the prelims, 1:18.93, she trimmed it down to 1:18.68 in the event finals in Boston… Anchored the Retrievers to a third-place finish in the 4x800 relay at the Penn State Relays… Also competed in the 600m run at the Terrapin Invitational and the 800m run at the Bison Opener.

2012 Outdoor: Part of the sprint medley relay which set the school record with a time of 4:04.37 at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia... Helped the 4x400 relay earn a bronze medal at the America East Outdoor Championships... Finished ninth in the prelims of the 400m dash at the conference meet in Maine... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2011-12 Indoor: Helped the 4x400 relay team set a then-school record time of 3:48.54 while earning a bronze medal at the America East Indoor Championships... Earned a sixth-place finish in the 500m dash at the conference meet while posting a career-best time of 1:15.65, a time which ranked fifth all-time in UMBC history.

2011 Outdoor: In her first America East Outdoor Championship competition she finished fifth in the 400m dash with a time of 56:75.

2010-11 Indoor: Earned a first-place finish at the Lafayette/Rider Winter Games in the 500m dash with a time of 1:16.69… Finished fifth overall in the 200m dash with a time of 26.51 at the Patriot Games.

Background: Earned All-County honors in the 300- and 400-meter dashes and the 800-meter run at the Prince George county championship… Finished fifth in the 500-meter dash at the 2010 Maryland State Championships… An Honor Roll student all throughout high school and was a part of the William’s National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Eunice Adelola… Has two sisters, Janet and Mary… Majoring in psychology… Born Aug. 7, 1992.

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