Middle Distance
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Centreville, Md.
High School: Queen Anne's County HS



2016 Outdoor: Academic All-Big Ten...competed at 10 events...ran the 400m, 800m and relay events...posted season-best 2:12.18 in the 800 to finish third and took second in the 4x400 relay (3:51.56) at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge (3/18-19)...won the 800 (2:13.18) and was member of fourth place 4x400 squad (3:55.26) at the Maryland Invitational (3/26)...went 2:13.54 in the 800 at the Florida Relays (3/31-4/2)...finished ninth in the 800 (2:18.32) at the Virginia Quad Meet (4/8)...member of first place 4x400 relay team (3:53.93) at the Lou Onesty Invite (4/9)...crossed the line in 2:15.23 in the 800 at the Larry Ellis Invite (4/22-23)...ran 1:00.58 in the 400 at the Morgan State Legacy Meet (4/22-23)... member of 4x800 relay squad that went 9:01.91 at the Penn Relays (4/28-30)...finished 13th in the 800 (2:17.79) at the Kehoe Twilight (5/6)...ran 2:18.60 in the 800 at the Big Ten Championships (5-13-15).  

2016 Indoor: Competed at six events...member of third place 4x800 relay (9:09.06) and was eighth in the 500 (1:17.69) at the Penn State Relays (1/9)...helped ‘B’ 4x400 relay go 4:02.45 and finished seventh in 800 (2:13.28) at Great Dane Classic (1/16)...second in the 600 (1:35.83) and seventh in the 4x400 (4:01.61) at Terrapin Invitational (1/30)...ninth in the 800 (2:11.88) at Armory Track Invitational (2/6-2/6)...member of 11th place 4x400 team (3:49.08) and took 19th in 800 (2:11.88) at SPIRE Invite (2/12-2/13)...ran season-best 2:10:47 in 800 at to take 12th at Big Ten Championships (2/26-2/27)...also member of 10th place DMR team (12:06.69) at B1Gs.  

2015 Cross Country: Ran 24:02.8 to place 36th at the Gettysburg Invitational (10/17).

2015 Outdoor Track: Competed in seven meets...began the season with a third-place finish in the 800m (2:15.13) at the UTEP Springtime Invitational (3/21)...helped the Maryland 4x400m team place fourth (4:04.10) at the Sam Howell Invitational (4/3-4)...ran 2:13.52 ag the Morgan State Legacy Meet in the 800m to finish second...ran in Maryland's DMR team at the Penn Relays that finished second (11:42.44)...ran a personal-best 2:11.52 in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships (5/15-17).

2015 Indoor: Competed in four events...finished seventh in the 800m at the Terrapin Invitational (2:21.21)...took second in the 800m at the Tiger Open in 2:17.14...won the 800m Sweetheart Multi-Mix Madness (2/12)...ran the 800m DMR leg at the Big Ten Championships (2/27-28).

2014 Outdoor: Season-best 59.79 in the 400m to finish 6th at the Navy Invitational...notched a season-best time of 2:19.95 to place sixth in the 800m at the Maryland Invitational...placed 11th at the Kehoe Twilight (2:21.04).

2014 Indoor: Season-best time of 1:19.47 in the 500m to finish 12th at the Lions Invitational...notched a season-best time of 1:37.10 to finish fourth at the Terrapin Invitational...season-best 800m time of 2:22.17 to finish 13th at the Hokie Invitational...placed fifth at Navy Multi-Mix Madness (2:23.68).

Before Maryland: Competed at American University in 2011-12 in the 800m, 400m and 4x400 relay…member of school record setting 4x400 relay…earned top 10 school time in 400m and 800m…three-sport standout at Queen Anne’s, competing in track, soccer and lacrosse…won the Indoor Track 2A State title in the 800m in 2008 and 2011…placed third in 500m at Indoor Track State Championship…Midshore Runner of the Year in 2008, ’09 and ’11…multiple conference and regional titles in 800m, 500m and 1600m…record holder for Bayside Conference in 1600m…team captain 2010-11…Junior Olympic regional champion in 1500m…qualified and participated in USATF Junior Olympic Championship, Nike Outdoor Nationals, Nike Indoor Nationals and USATF Youth Nationals.

Personal: Daughter of Ken and Lorie Staver…has two siblings, Hilary and Warren…Hilary graduated from Maryland in 2012…valedictorian of high school class…major is agricultural and resource economics.

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