Player Bio: Devenn Hamilton :: Women's Outdoor Track  

  Devenn Hamilton
Devenn Hamilton
Player Profile

Hampton, Va.

High School:


400, 800


As a Junior: Indoor Season-- ECAC qualifier in the 500 meters ... ran on the indoor school record holding 4x400-meter relay team at Notre Dame ... ran team's fastest time in the 500 (1:15.89) finishing first at the Delaware Invitational; she also finished third in the 200 (26.00) at the Delaware meet...had the team's third best time in the 400 (57.66) which she achieved at the ACC Championships ... Outdoor Season-- Was a key member of the 4x400-meter relay team that set a new school record and grabbed a victory at the Penn Relays (3:37.86) and also finished third at the ACC Championships ... competed in the 400 individually at several meets with her best finish coming at the Maryland Invitational (fourth) ... was named an Academic All-American.

As a Sophomore: Ran best time of the year in the 400 while finishing 15th out of 67 runners at the Alabama Relays with a time of 57.01 … a member of the 4x400 relay team that set the school record at the Penn Relays, finishing third with a time of 3:38.87 … ran on the 4x400 relay team that finished fifth with a time of 3:45.88 … finished second at the Terrapin and Maryland outdoor meets with times of 57.35 and 57.95 … indoor season highlighted by two second place finishes at the George Mason Invitational and Delaware Invitational (57.60 and 59.32) … ran best time of the indoor season and a career best in the 400 at the Kent State Invitational with a time of 57.55.

As a Freshman: Earned her first career varsity letter in indoor track … finished second in the 400 meter run in a time of 1:00.13 in the Rhode Island Indoor Invitational … also participated in two meets during the outdoor season … established personal bests of 25.26 in the 200 meter run at the James Madison Invitational and 59.51 in the 400 meter run at the George Mason Invitational.

Before Maryland: Graduated from Bethel High School in 1999 … a four-year letter winner in track and field and earned three letters in cross country … earned All-America honors as a senior … ranked third in the nation in the 500 meter run as a senior … also a member of nationally ranked relay teams … a four-year letter winner in track and field and earned three letters in cross country … a member of the state record holding 4x200 and 4x400 relay teams … ran on three state championship relay teams as a senior … helped the 4x400 relay teams to second place finishes at both the 1999 Penn Relay Carnival and the 1999 Foot Locker Track Championships … team captain as a senior.

Personal: Born Jan. 8, 1981 … Devenn is the daughter of Sammye and Benjamin Hamilton … twin sister, Dionne, is also a member of the Terps' track and field team.

Career Bests
200 outdoor 25.26 James Madison Outdoor Invitational, 2000
400 indoor 57.55 Kent State Invitational, 2000
400 outdoor 56.55JMU Invitational, 2002
500 indoor 1:15.89Delaware Invitational, 2002