Medinah

Spencer

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Sprints/Hurdles
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Milford Mill Academy
Other College: South Plains College

Bio

  • School Record Holder (400-Meter Hurdles, 57.93, 2018)
  • 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships Qualifier (400-Meter Hurdles)
  • 2018 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (400-Meter Hurdles, 4x400-Meter Relay)
  • 2018 NCAA Indoor Second Team All-American (4x400-Meter Relay)
  • 2018 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (4x400-Meter Relay)
  • 2017 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (400-Meter Hurdles)
  • 2017 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (4x400-Meter Relay, Distance Medley Relay)

OU INDOOR COLLEGIATE BESTS
60-Meter Hurdles: 8.86, 2017
200-Meter Dash: 23.75, 2018
400-Meter Dash: 55.24, 2018

OU OUTDOOR COLLEGIATE BESTS
100-Meter Hurdles: 14.13, 2017
200-Meter Dash: 24.05, 2018
400-Meter Dash: 54.49, 2018
400-Meter Hurdles: 57.93, 2018

2018
(Outdoor) 
Qualified for the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships 400 hurdles competition, running a school record 57.93 at the West regional… Took third in the 400-meter hurdles at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships, crossing the line in 58.03 seconds… Ran on the 4x4 that finished seventh at Big 12 Outdoors, finishing in 3:40.43… Took third in the 400 hurdles at Penn Relays, finishing in a then-school record time of 58.76 seconds… Ran on the 4x200-meter relay team that won OU’s first “Championship of America” relay title, finishing in 1:32.41… Took third in the 200 at the John Jacobs Invite, crossing the line in 24.05 seconds… Ran on the 4x4 that won at the John Jacobs, finishing in 3:47.16… Took third in the 400 meters at the Crimson Tide Invite, running a PR 54.49 seconds… Ran on the 4x2 that took second at Texas Relays in a time of 1:35.99… Took second in the 400 hurdles at the Aztec Invite, finishing in 59.74 seconds… (Indoor) Ran on the 4x400-meter relay team that took home second team All-America honors at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Championships, finishing 13th in 3:34.58… Ran in the 200 meters at Big 12 Indoors, also ran on the 4x4 relay that took third at Big 12 Indoors, finishing in 3:36.53… Ran a PR 23.75 seconds in the 200 at the Tyson Invite to take eighth place… Won the 200 meters competition at the J.D. Martin Invite, finishing in 24.15 seconds… Took third in the 400 meters at the Texas Tech Classic, finishing in 55.24 seconds… Ran on the 4x4 team that won at the Texas Tech Classic.

2017
(Outdoor)
 Qualified for the NCAA West Prelims in the 400-meter hurdles and finished 21st with a time of 59.96 in the semifinals after running 59.80 in the first round... Finished seventh in the 400-meter hurdles at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 1:00.24... Ran a personal best 14.13 in the preliminaries of the 100-meter hurdles, but did not advance to the finals... Ran a time of 25.58 in the preliminaries of the 200-meter dash at the Big 12 Championship, but did not qualify for the finals... Ran the final leg of the 4x200-meter relay Championship of America final at the Penn Relays that finished second with a time of 1:34.60... Ran a leg of the 4x100-meter shuttle hurdles Championship of America final at the Penn Relays that finished eighth with a time of 57.29... Ran the second leg of the college distance medley relay at the Penn Relays that won with a time of 11:32.84... Finished 10th in the 400-meter hurdles at the Penn Relays with a personal best time of 59.62 ... Ran the second leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished seventh at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 3:56.29... Finished eighth in the 100-meter hurdles at the John Jacobs Invitational with a personal best time of 14.79... Finished fifth in the 200-meter dash at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 24.07... Finished third (second among college runners) in the 400-meter hurdles at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational with a personal best time of 1:00.02... Finished 11th (ninth among college runners) in the 100-meter hurdles at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational with a personal best time of 14.81... Placed 44th in the 400-meter hurdles at the Texas Relays with a time of 1:01.99... Finished runner-up in the 400-meter hurdles at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 1:00.03... Finished 18th (16th among college athletes) in the 100-meter hurdles at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 15.11. (Indoor) Ran the second leg of the distance medley relay that finished eighth at the Big 12 Indoor Championship with a time of 11:48.92... Ran the second leg of the 4x400 meter relay that finished fourth at the Big 12 Indoor Championship with a time of 3:38.00... Ran a time of 8.93 in the qualifying round of the 60-meter hurdles at the Tyson Invitational but did not advance to the preliminary round... Finished 28th in the 200-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 24.50... Finished eighth in the 200-meter dash at the Armory Track Invitational with a time of 24.45 after running a personal best time of 24.35 in preliminaries... Advanced to the semi-finals of the 60-meter dash at the Armory Track Invitational after running a personal best time of 8.86 in preliminaries, but did not qualify for the finals after running an 8.97 in the semi-finals... Ran the first leg of the 4x440 yard relay that won at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a time of 3:52.20... Finished third in the 60-meter hurdles at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a time of 8.91... Placed second in the 200-meter dash at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a time of 24.87... Ran the third leg of the 4x400 meter relay that finished first at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a time of 3:41.50... Finished sixth in the 400-meter dash at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a time of 56.92... Won the 200-meter dash at the Sooner Opener with a time of 24.81... Finished seventh in the 60-meter hurdles at the Sooner Opener with a time of 9.53 after running 8.90 in the prelims... Ran the third leg of the 4x440 yard relay at the Sooner Opener that finished first with a time of 3:53.03.

PRIOR TO OU
Competed at South Plains College ... Ran on the 2016 NJCAA national champion in the 4x100m relay ... 2016 NJCAA national runner-up in the 400-meter hurdles ... Ran on the 2016 NJCAA national runner-up  4x400-meter relay ... Ran on the 2015 NJCAA national indoor and outdoor champion in the 4x400-meter relay ... 2015 NJCAA national runner-up in the 100-meter hurdles ... Won the Women's Most Valuable Track Athlete award in 2015-2016 ... Named the 2015-2016 NJCAA West Regional Women's Athlete of the Year.

HIGH SCHOOL
Ran on the 2014 indoor and outdoor state champion in the 4x400-meter relay ... 2014 outdoor state champion in the 100-meter hurdles ... 2014 outdoor state runner-up in the 300-meter hurdles ... 2013 outdoor atate runner-up in the 100-meter hurdles ... Won the 2013-2014 Track and Field Unsung Hero Award ... Named first team All-Metro track and field.

PERSONAL
Born in Providence, R.I. ... Daughter of Terell Spencer ... Has four siblings: Shaquille, Mecca, Hadiyah and Askari ... Plans to major in social work. 

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