Britton, Gerlach, Jones, Leap, Seymour and Waithe headed to Oregon for the NCAA Finals
Seymour named Track Athlete of the Championships; Alford-Sullivan Grabs Women's Coach of the Year
Nittany Lions in fourth place heading into highly-competitive day two on Saturday
Penn State's next action will come at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on Feb. 28 and March 1
Nittany Lions to open indoor campaign Jan. 11 at Penn State Relays
On the National Stage ... || 2014 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims in the 4x100-meter, 4x400-meter relay and the 400-meter hurdles ... A member of the 4x100-meter relay team that placed 14th (44.96) ... Advanced to the NCAA Championships in the 4x400-meter relay team with the fourth-fastest qualifying time (3:31.65) and the 400-meter hurdles as she took fourth in the semifinals (55.95) ... At the NCAA Championships, Seymour finished sixth in the 400-meter hurdles (56.77) and was on the fifth-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:31.17) ... The time of 3:31.17 ranks fifth all-time at Penn State ... First Team All-American ... Finished 10th in the 400-meter hurdles (57.25) at the USATF Championships ... Won the 400-meter hurdles at the U-23 NACAC Championships with her time of 56.35 || 2014 Indoor || Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 4x400-meter relay and the 400-meter dash ... A member of the fifth-place 4x400-meter relay team that posted a school record time of 3:33.13 ... Finished seventh in the prelims of the 400-meter dash (52.58), but posted a final time of 52.85 to finish sixth in the finals of the 400-meter dash ... First Team All-American || 2013 Outdoor || Earned USTFCCCA Second-Team All-America status in both the 400-meter hurdles at 4x400 at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Ran 58.64 to placed 11th in the 400 hurdles, finishing as the highest-placing freshman in the field ... Helped the Lions to a finishing time of 3:35.23 in the 4x400, which was good for 14th-place in the preliminary round ... Ran a personal-best 400 hurdle time of 58.22 at the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round ... Also ran on the Lions' 4x400 at Eastern Prelims ... 4x400 ran 3:34.98 - the third-fastest time of the qualifying round ... Also qualified for the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships in the 400 hurdles.
At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2014 Outdoor || A member of the first-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:33.73) and the second-place 4x100-meter relay team (44.64) ... The 4x100-meter relay time of 44.64 ranks fourth all-time at Penn State ... Finished second in the prelims of the 400-meter hurdles (58.75), but dropped almost two seconds off her qualifying time to take the title in the finals (56.40) ... First Team All-Big Ten || 2014 Indoor || A member of the 4x400-meter relay team that claimed the Big Ten title with their time of 3:34.55 ... Finished second in the 200-meter dash with her lifetime-best time of 23:48, which is tied for fourth all-time at Penn State ... Ran the third-fastest time in the prelims of the 400-meter dash (54.08), but came back to win the finals of the 400-meter dash with her lifetime-best time of 52.53, which is tied for second all-time at Penn State ... First Team All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Athlete of the Championships || 2013 Outdoor || Wasted no time in proving herself as one of the top quarter hurdles in the conference, earning silver-medal honors in the event in 58.90 ... Helped the Nittany Lions to a finishing time of 3:39.10 in the 4x400, which was good for bronze-medal standing ... Scored a fifth-place finish as a member of the 4x100. || 2013 Indoor || Enjoyed a sensational weekend at her first conference meet, taking fifth in the 400 and eighth in the 200 ... Ran a season-best 54.41 in the 400 final ... Also PR'd in the 200 going 24.15.
Around the Track ... || 2014 Outdoor || Won 10 events during the outdoor season ... At the season-opening Crimson Tide Invitational, Seymour won the 400-meter hurdles (57.12), was a member of the second-place 4x100-meter relay team (45.35) and was on the first-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:37.46) ... Won the 200-meter dash at the Team Challenge with her season-best time of 23.66, which moves her into seventh all-time at Penn State ... At the Penn Relays, Seymour was on the third-place 1,600-sprint medley relay (3:49.19), a member of the fifth-place 4x400-meter relay (3:33.10) and on the fourth-place 4x200-meter relay team (1:33.09) ... A member of the 4x200-meter relay team that posted a school record time of 1:33.09 ... The sprint medley relay time of 3:49.19 ranks second all-time at Penn State ... Ran a lifetime-best time of 55.88 in the 400-meter hurdles en route to a first-place finish at the Kehoe Twilight Meet ... Her time of 55.88 ranks second all-time at Penn State ... Big Ten Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week (May 7) || 2014 Indoor || Between individual and relay events, Seymour tallied nine first-place finishes during the indoor season ... Began her sophomore season on the 4x200-meter relay that set the collegiate record at the Penn State Indoor Relays with their time of 1:35.65 ... Also at the Penn State Indoor Relays, Seymour ran on the first-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:43.65) ... A member of the first-place 4x400-meter relay team that posted an overall time of 3:36.41 at the Penn State National Invitational ... Posted a lifetime-best time of 7.60 en route to a third-place finish in the 60-meter dash at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup and was on the first-place 4x400-meter relay team that tallied an overall time of 3:34.22 ...At the SPIRE NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Invitational, Seymour won the 400-meter dash with her time of 52.74 and ran on the first-place 4x400-meter relay squad (3:35.31) ... Big Ten Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week (Feb.17) || 2013 Outdoor || Was a three-event winner at the Crimson Tide Invitational at Alabama, winning the 400 hurdles, 4x100, and 4x400 ... Also won the 400 hurdles at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Was a member of the Lions' season-best 4x400 at Penn Relays ... The team ran 3:33.47 to finish fourth in the elite "Championship of America" final ... Also competed in the sprint medley, and the open 400 hurdles at Penn. || 2013 Indoor || Picked up her first individual collegiate victory with a win in the 200 at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Was a member of the Lions' school record 1:37.25 in the 4x200 at the Penn State Relays ... Assisted on winning 4x400s at the Penn State Relays and Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Also finished second in the 400 at Sykes & Sabock.
Before Penn State ... || High School || Was the national high school runner up in the 400-meter hurdles, clocking 59.99 at New Balance Outdoor Nationals ... Clocked a PR 59.78 - a top 10 time in the country in 2012 - to place second in the 400 hurdles at Penn Relays as a senior ... Ran a career indoor-best 54.77 for the open 400 at New Balance Indoor Nationals senior year ... Has already she's ready to run fast at Penn State, having clocked a career-best 24.50 to win the 200 meters at the Kevin Dare Memorial HS Invitational at Ashenfelter Track in 2012 ... Was the "Emerging Elite" Champion at 400-meters at New Balance Outdoor Nationals in 2011 ... Clock a PR 38.95 in the 300 meters at the Virginia Tech High School Invitational, which also stood as a top 10 time nationally in 2012. || Personal || Daughter of Rafford and Martill Seymour ... Birthday is January 11, 1994.
Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field