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Shakima Wimbley becomes first Hurricane to be named NCAA Division I Women’s National Athlete of the Week
Cross Country/Track and Field, Sports

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…

Shakima Wimbley notches record-setting performance at McCravy Memorial Invitational
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Shakima Wimbley notches record-setting performance at McCravy Memorial Invitational

After setting the fifth-fastest time in collegiate history in the women’s 300m dash at the Virginia Tech Invitational, senior sprinter Shakima Wimbley won the women’s 400m dash with a time of 51.28 seconds at the McCravy Memorial Invitational meet at the University of Kentucky. This was the highlight of a successful weekend for Canes. USC…

Hurricanes track and field succeed in Virginia Tech Invitational
Cross Country/Track and Field, Sports

Hurricanes track and field succeed in Virginia Tech Invitational

Hurricanes track and field showed it is right on its way to defend its ACC Indoor Championship title this season by producing a strong showing over the weekend in the Virginia Tech Invitational. The No. 14-ranked women’s team competed against 13 other schools in the competition. Senior Ebony Morrison, sophomore transfer Michelle Athlerley and junior Stefani…

Miami exhibits strong individual performances in NCAA South Regional Championships
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Miami exhibits strong individual performances in NCAA South Regional Championships

Junior Sean Grossman and redshirt junior Gabrielle Hesslau earned career-best times as the Hurricanes cross country teams competed in the annual NCAA South Regional Championships on Friday. The men’s team competed in the 10k race and the women’s team ran the 6k. Hesslau finished 41st in the event out of 212 total competitors and recorded…

UM athletes make their mark on 2016 Summer Olympics
Athletics, Cross Country/Track and Field, Soccer, Sports, Swimming/Diving

UM athletes make their mark on 2016 Summer Olympics

Six Miami Hurricanes competed for their countries during the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UM alumnus Sam Dorman competed for USA’s diving team and won the silver medal along with teammate Mike Hixon in men’s 3-meter synchronized diving. “It’s unreal to have this happen,” Dorman told NBC after his final dive….

Track and field opens outdoor season with Hurricane Invitational
Cross Country/Track and Field, Sports

Track and field opens outdoor season with Hurricane Invitational

Coming off the NCAA Division l Indoor Track and Field Championships last weekend in Birmingham, Alabama, Miami track and field opened the outdoor season at home this weekend by hosting the Hurricane Invitational. “We didn’t run everybody this weekend,” Head Coach Amy Deem told HurricaneSports.com, “but the people that did compete got some great experiences.”…

Miami beats Clemson, snags third ACC Indoor Championship in school history
Cross Country/Track and Field, Sports

Miami beats Clemson, snags third ACC Indoor Championship in school history

Miami’s No. 18-ranked women’s track and field team clinched its third ACC Indoor Championship in school history and its first since 2006, edging out Clemson 85-83. Junior sprinter Shakima Wimbley was named Most Outstanding Performer with first-place finishes in the 200m race, 400m race and 4x400m relay. The men finished eighth overall at the conference…

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