QUICK NOTES: Returning USTFCCA All-America honoree after taking first team (outdoor) and second team (indoor) honors during the 2015 seasons… two-time defending American Athletic Conference champion in the indoor high jump… defending outdoor champion.
2014-15 SEASON 2015 OUT (JR): Placed seventh in the high jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to collect USTFCCA All-America First Team accolades… won a pair of high jump competitions, including the title at American Outdoor Championships and the Louisville Twilight… her clearance at the Louisville meet of 1.84m (6-05.00) is the second-best mark in UC history and just one centimeter off the record… runner-up at the Tennessee Relays to open the year, as well as the Penn Relays and the Kentucky Relays… capped the season by finishing tied for seventh at the USATF Outdoor Championships. 2015 IN (JR): Garnered USTFCCA All-America Second Team honors after tying for 15th at the NCAA Indoor Championships… captured the title at the American Indoor Championships, her second indoor conference crown… competed in eight high jump competitions on the year, winning four times and taking runner-up honors once… opened the year with a win at the Hoosier Open and a clearance of 1.86m (6-01.25), which is the second-best in program history (by 1cm)… added a win at the Kentucky Invitational and SPIRE Invitational… finished fifth at the USATF Indoor Championships.
2013-14 SEASON 2014 OUT (SO): Third-place finisher in the high jump at the American Outdoor Championships… won four titles during the season… grabbed the win at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational before a runner-up finish at the USF Collegiate… after the USF event, went on a three-meet winning streak with victories in the All-Ohio Championships, Kentucky Relays and Drake Relays… cleared 1.84m (6-00.50) at Drake. 2014 IN (SO): Captured the American Indoor Championships title in the high jump with a season-best clearance of 1.80m (5-10.75)… added wins at the Hoosier Open and the Akron Opener… finished fourth at the Hoosier Hills and was fifth at the Indiana Relays.
2012-13 2013 OUT (FR): Finished fifth in the high jump at the BIG EAST Championships and qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round… posted a season-best clearance of 1.78m (5-10.00) to finish as the runner-up at the USF Collegiate... that mark ranks as the fourth-best in school history… won titles at the UC Early Bird Relays and the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational… added runner-up honors at the UCF Invitational and USF Collegiate… third place at both the All-Ohio Championships and the Jesse Owens Classic. 2013 IN (FR): Scored team points at the BIG EAST Championships with her sixth-place showing in the high jump… posted a season-best clearance of 1.78m (5-10.00) to win the Armory Invitational and move into the No. 4 spot on UC’s all-time Top 10… won the high jump at the SPIRE Invitational to kick-off her collegiate career… also won the event at the Gladstein Invitational… her conference finish was the only time she finished outside the Top 4 in the high jump during the indoor season.
High School: Three-time Maryland State Champion in the high jump as well as the indoor champion in the 55m dash.
Personal: Daughter of Maynard and Diane Hurd… parents combined to earn 16 D-III All-America honors in track & field while at Frostburg State (Md.).
Personal Bests – Indoor: High Jump – 1.86m/6-01.25 (Hoosier Open – 12/12/14) – UC #2
Personal Bests – Outdoor: High Jump – 1.84m/6-00.50 (Louisville Twilight – 5/8/15) – UC #2