Maryland Track & Field BIO
Claudia Ababio
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2016 Outdoor: Competed at eight events...threw the discus, shot put and hammer events...notched a season-best 47.32 meters in the discus and outdoor season-best in the shot put (14.42m) at the Virginia Quad Meet (4/8)...won the hammer throw with a season-best toss of 55.11 meters at the Penn Relays (4/28-4/30)...won the hammer (52.97m), took second in the discus (43.70m) and was third in the shot put (13.42m) at the Maryland Invitational (3/26)... placed first in the hammer (54.75m) and tallied two second place finishes in the shot put (13.98m) and discus (42.20m) at the Kehoe Twilight Meet (5/6)...notched two top-15 finishes in the shot put (13.78m) and hammer (53.16m) at the Big Ten Championships (5/13-15) threw 37.74m in the discus at B1Gs. 

2016 Indoor: Competed in five events... fifth in shot put (47’3.75”) and weight throw (59’2.75”) at Penn State Relays (1/9)... finished sixth in weight throw (54’7.5”) and 31st in shot put (35’4.5”) at Great Dane Classic (1/16)...threw a season-best 48’0” in the shot put at the Terrapin Invitational to place second in the field (1/30)...also finished second in the weight throw with season best mark of 59’9.75”at Terrapin Invite... .took sixth in weight throw (59’2.75”) and 16th in shot put (45’4.25”) at SPIRE Invite (2/12-2/13)...finished 13th in the shot put (47’11.75”) and 22nd in weight throw (56’3.75”) at B1G Championships (2/26-2/27). 

2015 Outdoor: Competed in seven events...won the hammer throw title (166’9”) at the UTEP Springtime Invitational...also took fifth in the shot put (40’ 11.75”) and sixth in the discus (147’ 8”) at the same event...won the discus throw (140’ 1”) at the Maryland Invitational...placed sixth in the discus at the Sam Howell Invitational (134’ 6”)....took second in the discus (144’ 4”) and third in hammer throw (161’ 9”) at the Morgan State Legacy Meet...competed at the Penn Relays in the discus and hammer throw...notched top-five finishes in the discus, hammer throw and shot put at the Kehoe Twilight Meet...finished her season with a 20th-place showing in the hammer throw at the Big Ten Championships. 

2015 Indoor: Competed in five events...placed second in the shot put (45’ 1”) and sixth in the weight throw (53’ 1.75”) at the Penn State Relays...took the title in the weight throw (57’ 9”) and finished third in the shot put (42’ 11.75”) at the Terrapin Invitational...placed 15th in the shot put at the Armory Track Invitational (44’ 2.75)...notched a second-place finish in the shot put (46’ 2.75”) and a third-place finish in the weight throw at Navy’s Sweetheart Multi-Mix Madness Meet...took 20th in the shot put and 25th in the weight throw at the Big Ten Championships.

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