Maryland Track & Field BIO
Alexandra Cimino


2016 Outdoor: Academic All-Big Ten...competed at eight events...ran the 400 hurdles and 4x400 relay...took second in the 4x400 relay (3:51.56) and third in the 400H (1:01.32) at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge (3/18-19)...member of first place 4x400 team (3:46.91) and third in 400H (1:02.53) at the Maryland Invitational (3/26)...clocked season-best 1:00.84 in the 400H at the Penn Relays (4/28-30)...helped 4x400 relay take seventh (3:40.82) at Big Ten Championships (5/13-15)...also placed 16th in the 400H prelims (1:01.27) at B1Gs. 

2016 Indoor: Competed in six events...13th in the 500 (1:18.78) at Penn State Relays (1/9)... top-20 finish in 500 (1:16.96) at Great Dane Classic (1/16)... finished fifth in the 600 (1:37.80) and third in the 4x400 (3:56.01) at the Terrapin Invitational (1/30)...ran 1:17.68 in the 500 to finish 14th at the Armory Track Invitational (2/5-2/6)... 22nd in 600 (1:35.02) and 11th in ‘B’ 4x400 relay at SPIRE Invite (2/12-2/13)...finished 21st in 600 (1:34.89) at B1G Championships (2/26-2/27)...member of DMR team that went 12:06.69 at B1Gs.   

2015 Outdoor: Competed in seven events…placed seventh in the UTEP Springtime Invitational in the 400 meter hurdles (1:06.55)…took the 400mH title at the Maryland Invitational in a time of 1:03.79 and also was a part of the second place 4x400m relay team…competed at the Florida Relays…notched a season-best time of 1:01.29 at the Penn Relays in the 400mH…was a part of the winning 4x400m relay team at the Kehoe Twilight Meet (3:47.90)…nabbed 11th in the 400mH at the Big Ten Championships in 1:02.00.

2015 Indoor: Competed in six events…opened the season with a 10th-place finish in the 600m at the Terrapin Invitational (1:41.16)…competed at the Armory Track Invitational in the 500m…placed seventh in the 600m at the Husker Invitational (1:38.05)…notched seventh-place finish in the 400m (59.63) at Navy’s Sweetheart Multi-Mix Madness…finished season with a 24th-place finish at the Big Ten Championships (1:35.62). 

2013 Cross Country: did not compete. 

Before Maryland: Member of N.J. Group 2 state champion 4x400 relay team that went 4:05.09 at 2013 State Indoor... Also finished 3rd individually in 400 and 4th in 55 hurdles... As a junior, finished won state title in 400 hurdles and was on state champion 4x400 relay team... Finished 2nd at N.J. Meet of Champions as a junior with her PR of 1:00.87... Eight-time first team all-county selection... High school coach was George Glover.Graduated from Westwood Regional HS with a 3.95 GPA... Member of National Honor Society and Spanish NHS... Active in volunteer work... Other pre-Maryland PRs - 55m (7.76), 55 hurdles (8.59), 400m (58.81 indoors), 100 hurdles (14.64)

PERSONAL - Born in Hoboken, N.J... Daughter of Sisi and Donald Cimino... Father played baseball at Miami Dade CC... Older brother, Donnie, plays football and baseball at Wesleyan University... Chose Maryland over Georgetown, Notre Dame, Virginia... Big New York Giants fan who lists her biggest sports thrill as the Giants Super Bowl win in 2011... Lists Allyson Felix as sports heroine and Beyonce as non-sports heroine... Hoping for a career in business management... Craziest ambition would be to represent Dominican Republic in 2016 Olympics... Lists playing guitar and piano, singing and cooking as hobbies... Thinks Rachel McAdams should play her in a movie of her life.

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