Erika Hurd
Erika  Hurd

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Manchester, Md.

High School:
Manchester Valley

Height:
5-7

Event:
High Jump

Birthdate:
04/08/1994

Major:
Fine Arts


06/28/2015

Hurd Caps Off USA Championship

Hurd Caps Off USA Championship

06/27/2015

Three Bearcats Finish Top Eight on Day Three

Three Bearcats Finish Top Eight on Day Three

06/25/2015

Nine Bearcats Slated to Compete at USA Outdoor Championships

Nine Bearcats Slated to Compete at USA Outdoor Championships

06/13/2015

Hurd, Abrahamsson Grab All-America Honors

Hurd, Abrahamsson Grab All-America Honors

06/12/2015

Woodall Narrowly Misses All-America Honors

Woodall Narrowly Misses All-America Honors

06/26/2015

2015 USA Junior/Senior Track & Field Championships

2015 USA Junior/Senior Track & Field Championships

02/15/2013

Rod McCravy Indoor Invitational

Action Photos

2014-15 (Junior): Finished first in six high jump competitions on the year … opened the year by winning at the Hoosier Open with a new lifetime best height of 6’ 1.25”, which qualified her for the USATF Indoor Championships … named the American Athletic Conference Female Field Athlete of the Week … won the Kentucky Invitational by clearing 5’ 11.5” … runner-up finish at the Gladstein Invitational … finished fourth in the invitational competition at the Armory Invitational and was the lone college competitor … won the high jump at the SPIRE D-1 Invitational … garnered her second consecutive American Athletic Conference indoor high jump title … competed at the USATF Indoor Championships the following day and placed fifth … qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships … tied for 15th to earn second-team All-America honors … opened the outdoor season with a runner-up finish at the Tennessee Relays … took second at the Penn Relays with a clearance of 5’ 11.5” … runner-up at the Kentucky Relays … won the Louisville Twilight and matched her outdoor best with a jump of 6’ 0.5” … snatched the American Athletic Conference outdoor high jump title … qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the high jump … cleared 5’ 10.5” to finish ninth at the NCAA East Preliminary Round … qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the high jump ... cleared 5' 11.75" to tie for seventh and earn first-team All-America honors ... highest finishing American in the competition.

2013-14 (Sophomore): 
Garnered seven first-place finishes in the high jump on the year ... won high jump at the Hoosier Open ... claimed the high jump title at the Akron Dual ... won the high jump at the American Indoor Championships with a season-best indoor clearance of 5' 10.75" ... took first at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational ... won the All-Ohio Outdoor Championships ... garnered first in the high jump at the Kentucky Relays ... set a season-best outdoor mark of 6' 0.5" and won the high jump at the historic Drake Relays ... claimed third at the American Outdoor Championships ... qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the high jump.

2012-13 (Freshman): 
Won the high jump and finished third in the 60-meter dash at the SPIRE Collegiate Season Opener ... garnered third in the high jump at the Doug Raymond Invitational ... won the high jump at the Gladstein Invitational...came in fourth at the Rod McCravy Invitational in the high jump ... won the high jump at the Armory College Invitational with a jump of 5' 10 ... won high jump at the UC Early Bird Relays ... runner-up at the UCF Invitational in the high jump ... won the high jump at the Oliver Nickoloff Invitational ... finished second in the high jump at the USF Collegiate Invitational with a jump of 5' 10” ... took third in the high jump at the All-Ohio Outdoor Championships ... finished third at the Jesse Owens Classic in the high jump ... placed fifth in the high jump at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the high jump.


High School: Three-time Maryland State Champion in the high jump as well as the indoor champion in the 55-meter 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.).