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Zakiya Shivers
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Bryn Mahr

2006 OUTDOOR TRACK - Did not compete.

2006 INDOOR TRACK - Was an ECAC-qualifier in both the shot put and 20-pound weight throw... had the two of the Terps' top three marks in the weight throw... placed fifth at the ACC Championships with a mark of 59-1.50... threw for a mark of 59-0.75 at the ECAC Championships and placed fourth... placed second at the Maryland Invitational with a throw of 58-4... her season-best shot put of 44-9 came at the New Balance Collegiate meet, where she placed 13th... placed 14th overall at the ECAC Championships with a mark of 43-3.25... posted a mark of 43-0.50 at the ACC Championships to place 18th.

2005 OUTDOOR TRACK - Named team MVP for outdoor track in 2005... Had the team's six best discus throws of the season... had a first-place finish at the James Madison Invitational at 155-4, a NCAA Regional and ECAC-qualifying mark... ninth at the NCAA East Regional with a season-best mark of 156-2... posted a throw of 144-7 at the ECAC Championships, where she placed 11th... finished 17th at the ACC Championships with a mark of 132-0... placed first at the Patriot Open, the Navy Invitational and the UNCW Seahawk Invitational... had the Terps' top five hammer marks of the year, including a 164-4 to finish 13th in the collegiate division at Penn Relays... ninth at ACC Outdoor (164-1) and 17th at ECACs (161-4)... won Patriot Open in both hammer and discus... season-best shot put was 46-0.50 to place 8th at ACCs... placed 7th at ECAC Outdoor in shot.

2005 INDOOR TRACK - Had the team's top-five 20-pound weight throws... eighth at the ACC Championships with an ECAC-qualifying mark of 58-2... sixth at the ECAC Championships with her second-best throw of the season, 57-9.50... first-place finish at the Delaware Invitational at 49-7... season-best shot put at the ACC Championships and finished 10th at 43-4.50.

2004 OUTDOOR TRACK - Finished fourth in the discus with a throw of 135-2 at the JMU Invitational... took 13th in the discus (129-7) at the ACC Championships... top shot put of the season (42-11.75) came at the JMU Invitational where she finished seventh overall... took 12th in the shot put at the ACC Championships.

2004 INDOOR TRACK - Posted the team's top two weight throws of the season... took second at the ACC Championships with top throw of the season, 52-10.75... had the team's top shot put of the season, taking fourth at the ACC Championships with a mark of 46-06.25... took first in the shot put at the Patriot Games at 42-10.75.

2003 OUTDOOR TRACK - Set team's second-best mark and personal season-best in the discus at the James Madison Invitational, taking third... finished fourth in the discus at the Patriot Open... had season-best shot put mark at the ACC Championships.

2003 INDOOR TRACK - Had team's second-best mark in the shot put at the ACC Championships (44-0.75)... third in the shot put at the Maryland Invitational.

BEFORE MARYLAND - Lettered three years in indoor and outdoor track at Bryn Mahr HS... came in first place in the discus at the league championships in 2000... team was the outdoor private school and league champions in 2001... named an all-city, all-county and league all-star in 2001 and 2002... set school record in the shot put at 36 feet in 2001... set discus school record in the discus at 114 feet in 2002... was the team's captain in 2002... also lettered four years in volleyball... was the team captain in 2001.

PERSONAL - Daughter of Zorita Shivers... has three siblings, Ola and Yemi and Eugene... says Serena Williams is her favorite athlete.


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