Montes takes runner-up in javelin throw
Safiyyah Mitchell Qualifies for Sunday Finals
Team travels to El Paso, Texas
Marchand Wins Discus Throw
DMR, Shuttle Hurdle Relay Break Records
Photos from day 2 of the 2017 Thundering Herd Invitational
2016-17 (Junior): Competed at both the C-USA Indoor and Outdoor Championships…part of the school record breaking distance medley relay team which ran a time of 12:08.82 at the historic Penn Relays…best 200 meter time came at the William Walton Invitational at James Madison (24.98)…best indoor 60 meter time came at the Chipotle Marshall Invitational (7.85)… Awarded the Conference USA Academic Medal for achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better.
2015-16 (Sophomore): Competed at the C-USA Indoor Championships...Part of the winning 4x400 team at the Marshall Opener...top 100m time came in 8th place finish at the JMU Invitational (12.34)...Awarded the Conference USA Academic Medal.
2014-15 (Freshman): Took second place in the 400 meter dash with a time of 58.00 at The Ohio Cherry Blossom Invitational… Contributed to a third place finish in the distance medley at The Herd Invitational with a time of 12:43.59… Finished fourth with her 4x400 meter relay team at The Marshall Invitational with a time of 4:02.17.
Prior to Marshall: Attended Williamstown High School, where she holds the Class A 200m, 4x100, 4x200 state records... helped the Yellow Jackets four consecutive state titles (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)... member of six school records
Personal:Parents are Jeremy Chidester and Melinda Yates.... has five sisters and one brother... majoring in Education
Personal Bests: 60m: 7.85