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Miami track and field takes on stout competition at Pepsi Florida Relays
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Miami track and field takes on stout competition at Pepsi Florida Relays

The University of Miami track team competed in the Pepsi Florida Relays at the University of Florida, while Michelle Atherley headed to the University of Texas at Austin to represent the Canes in the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, presented by Spectrum. Atherley was the lone Hurricane in the Lone Star State, competing in the women’s heptathlon. The…

Canes host Hurricane Collegiate Invitational
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Canes host Hurricane Collegiate Invitational

Miami Hurricanes track and field hosted the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational on Saturday. The competition was the second of three meets hosted at Cobb Stadium this season. The No. 16 women’s team competed against nationally ranked opponents, including No. 6 Florida and No. 14 Harvard. Men’s competition featured top-ranked and indoor national champion runner-up Florida, and…

Shakima Wimbley wins her first national title in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
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Shakima Wimbley wins her first national title in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

The University of Miami women’s track team had five girls compete in the 2017 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at Texas A&M University. The team earned 18 points to tie with Missouri for eighth place overall. Senior sprinter Shakima Wimbley led the way in the women’s 400m, winning her first national championship. Much like…

Director Amy Deem, sprinter Shakima Wimbley win regional track and field awards
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Director Amy Deem, sprinter Shakima Wimbley win regional track and field awards

The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced regional award-winners for the 2017 indoor track and field season Monday. The association named University of Miami Coach Amy Deem the South Region Women’s Track and Field Coach of the Year for the second year in a row, and Hurricanes senior Shakima Wimbley…

Shakima Wimbley becomes first Hurricane to be named NCAA Division I Women’s National Athlete of the Week
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Shakima Wimbley becomes first Hurricane to be named NCAA Division I Women’s National Athlete of the Week

The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) have named senior sprinter Shakima Wimbley the NCAA Division I Women’s National Athlete of the Week. She is the first Miami Hurricane to receive the recognition. “I’m speechless,” Wimbley told HurricaneSports.com. “Though the season is just starting, all the hard work and determination…

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