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
Loxsom named Most Outstanding Athlete for Relay Events
On the National Stage ... || 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 ... || 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 ... || 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