On DeLoatch: All-American and Maryland record-holder in the 400 meters (53.16) and a member of record-setting 4x400 and sprint medley relay teams … garnered All-East honors the past three seasons as an ECAC qualifier … earned All-ACC honors twice … 1999 ECAC champion in the indoor 400.
As a Junior: Re-wrote Maryland record book in the 400, breaking the record three times during the outdoor season … placed first at six meets and second at two others in the 400 … also finished first in the 800 at the Terrapin Invitational … finished second in the 400 at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a time of 54.73 … finished third in the 400 at the ACC Indoor Championships with a time of 54.17 … qualified for both the indoor and outdoor NCAA Championships … earned All-American honors as a result of her seventh-best American finish at the indoor NCAA Championships … ECAC champion in the indoor 400.
As a Sophomore: Finished third in the 400 at the Eastern Colleges of America Conference (ECAC) Outdoor Championships with a time of 54.08 … finished sixth in the 400 at the ACC Championships with a time of 55.47…finished first in the 400 at the George Mason-Spring Invitational with a personal best outdoor time of 53.87.
As a Freshman: Was part of 4x400 relay team that finished second at the ACC Championships … finished sixth in the 400 at the ACC Championships with a time of 59.44 … was part of 400 sprint medley relay team that won the Penn Relay Championship … All-ACC in the 4x400 relay … NCAA qualifier in the 4x400 relay.
Before Maryland: Lettered four years in basketball and track at New Jersey's Schalick High … was a six-time state champion in track and never lost a race in four seasons … set school records in the long jump, high jump, 100, 200 and 400 … was a part of record-setting relays in the 4x400, 4x200 and 4x100 … best prep marks include a 12.1 in the 100, 24.7 in the 200, 55.8 in the 400 … she jumped 5-13/4 in the high jump and 17-9 in the long jump.
Personal: Candyce Joy DeLoatch … born June 27, 1978 … daughter of Brenda and John DeLoatch … lists breaking the 400 record at Maryland as one of her greatest thrills.
Career Bests 200 24.22 ACC Outdoor Championships, 1999 400 (outdoor) 53.16 ECAC Championships, 1999 400 (indoor) 54.17 ACC Indoor Championships, 1999 800 2:13.48 Hurricane Invitational, 1999