Friday's event schedule changed due to chance of inclement weather
Maryland finishes strong at Florida Relays and Duke Invitational
Team earns seven individual wins
LaFond, Cole lead teams to explosive season openers
Sophomore captured Terps' second title with leap of 5-10
2013 INDOOR TRACK - Personal and team season best time in the 1000 meters at Nittany Lion Challenge (2:53.82)...Finished 3rd with an ECAC qualifying time...Holds 6th best time in the event in Maryland history...Season best and ECAC qualifying mark in the 800 meters in the preliminary round at ACC Championships (2:12.03)...Finished 11th at event...Recorded 10th best time in Maryland history in the event... Season best mile time at Night at the Armory (5:12.29) to finish 7th... Member of the first place 4x800 relay team at Night at the Armory with an ECAC qualifying time (9:10.07)...Relay is 4th best in Maryland history...Member of the distance medley relay in its season best finish at ACC Championships (11:44.74)... Placed 6th and had an ECAC qualifying time...Relay is 4th fastest in Maryland history.
2012 OUTDOOR TRACK - Season best mark in the 800 came with 2:12.48 to finish 3rd at the Kehoe Twilight...Also ran the event at the Maryland Invitational...Finished in 5th place (2:15.74)...Ran the 1,500 at the UCF Invitational...Finished in 7th place (4:44.00)... Part of the 4X800 relay team that finished 1st at the ECAC Championships finals (8:44.98)...Team holds the Terps record for fastest time.
BEFORE MARYLAND - National Honor Society member at Winston Churchill HS in Potomac... Twice a member of All-America relay teams in DMR and 4x800... All-Montgomery County honoree in cross country as a junior and indoors in the 800... Holds Churchill school records in 800 (2:16), 1,600 (5:06) and 4x800 (9:22)... Finished 9th at 4A regionals as a senior in cross country as Bulldogs went on to finish 7th as a team... Finished 2nd in 1,600 at track regionals and was second at county meet in 800... Bulldogs were 4th as a team at states in 2010... Second in 800 at indoor state meet in 2009... Also posted a pre-Maryland PR of 19:08 at 5K.
PERSONAL - Daughter of Abdelmajid and Batoul Fikri... Has two older brothers, Omar and Anwar... Majoring in biology with a minor in Arabic... Visited Morocco for a summer... Worked on improving her mile speed during the summer... Hopes to be a pediatrician after college... Steve Prefontaine is her sports hero and Barack Obama is her non-sports hero... Pretended to be Mia Hamm while growing up as a kid... Chose Maryland over Miami.