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Women's Track & Field

 
Briana Young
Briana Young
Height: 5-3
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
High School: Elizabeth Seton
Position: Sprints/Hurdles

2013 Outdoor: Placed 12th in the 400m dash and 16th in the 200m dash at the 2013 America East Outdoor Championships… Recorded her top 400m time of 58.57 at the conference meet at Binghamton… Helped UMBC win a silver medal in the 4x100 relay at the America East meet.

2012-13 Indoor: Competed in the 200m, 400m, and 500m events during the season for the Retrievers… Also ran in the 4x400 relay for UMBC at the Penn State Relays.

2012 Outdoor: Helped both the 4x100m (46.47) and 4x200m (1:38.04) relay teams break school records... Part of the 4x100m relay team which won the America East Outdoor crown... Finished sixth in the 200m dash and 13th in the 400m dash at the conference meet in Maine... Recorded a season-best time of 57.52 in the 400m at the Duke Invitational.

2011-12 Indoor: Helped the 4x200m relay team break the school record with a time of 1:41.38 at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in New York... Finished seventh in the 200m dash at the America East Indoor Championships with a season-best time of 25.28... Placed eighth in the 400m dash at the conference meet in Boston with a personal-best time of 57.79 to move into sixth all-time in UMBC's record book.

Background: Named to the All-County First Team for 200m and 300m hurdles in 2011... Named to the All-County Second Team... Team won the WCAC Championships all four years... Received the four-year Varisty award.

Personal: Daughter of Melvin and Yvette Young... Has two sisters, Shannell and Candice... Majoring in media and communication studies... Born July 16, 1993.

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