Cody Mezebish
Cody Mezebish
Height: 5-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Westminster, Md.
High School: South Carroll

2013: Scored in each of UMBC’s six competitions, leading the Retrievers across the line in each of the final four races… Paced the Black and Gold to their best-ever finish at the America East Championships, fifth, by placing 15th overall with a time of 18:25.33… Her time was nearly a full minute improvement from her run (19:25.3) from the Pre-Conference race on the same course in September… Posted a career-best 6k time of 21:34 while leading the Retrievers in her final collegiate meet at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals at Lehigh’s Goodman Course… Her time ranks fifth all-time in UMBC program history… Also led the Retrievers at the Paul Short Invitational (22:21) on Oct. 5 and the Princeton Invitational (22:40) on Oct. 19… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2012: Raced in six competitions for UMBC, pacing the squad a team-high four times... Took 22nd at the Salty Dog Invitational at Navy with a 6k time of 23:50.00... After scoring at the Towson Invitational, she led the Retrievers in each of their next three races, culminating with a 33rd-place finish at the America East Championships at New Hampshire... Completed her top 6k race at the Princeton Invitational with a time of 23:03.50... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2011: Competed in all six meets for the Retrievers, scoring three times... Recorded her best 5k time (19:18.51) at the America East Championships... Top finish was 32nd at the season-opening Mount St. Mary's Dual meet with a time of 20:12.80... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2010: Part of the Retrievers' scoring in five out of six meets... Best finish was 34th at the season-opening Mount St. Mary's Duals... Ran a season-best 5k time of 20:29.76 at the America East Championships... Completed a season-best 6k time of 23:56 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships... Recognized on the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Background: Placed ninth at the 2009 Maryland State Cross Country Championships and was named to the Baltimore Sun Girls' Cross Country First Team... Ran sprints during the track and field seasons, placing second in both the 300- and 400-meter dashes at the 2010 Maryland Track and Field Championships... Placed third in the 200-meter dash in 2009 and fifth in the 100-meter in 2008... Honored with the Scholar Athlete Award all four years at South Carroll High School... Named to the All-County First Team three times in both indoor and outdoor track and field... Earned numerous academic accolades including the Senatorial Scholarship, the U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award and the U.S. Armay National Scholar-Athlete Award.

Personal: Daughter of Neil and Lindy Mezebish... Has three younger siblings, Alec, Tori, and Remy... Majoring in biology in hopes to become a doctor of veterinary medicine... Born March 9, 1992.