Jennaya Hield
Jennaya  Hield


Freeport, Bahamas

High School:
Tabernacle Baptist


2016 Cross Country: Consistent top five finisher during the fall … was the Hawks’ top finisher at the MEAC Championship, earning a runner up time of 18:12.21 which was also a season best … also took a runner up spot at the DSU Farm Run … top regular season time was a 19:04.37 to place third at the Cappy Anderson 5k … earned a fourth place finish in the season opening Del State Invite.

2017 Indoor Track: Contributed 16.25 points at the MEAC Championships in February, which included a pair of third place finishes in the mile run and the 3K … set PR’s in those events with times of 5:07.19 in the mile at the Villanova Open and 10:25.32 in the 3000 at the MEAC Championships … qualified for the ECAC Championships in the 800 meter run, where she finished eighth with a time of 2:10.67 … ranked 44th in the ECAC for the 800 after the conclusion of MEAC’s … earned six top five finishes, which included a victory in the 1600 meter run at the Eastern Shore Lid-Lifter.  

2017 Outdoor Track: Closed out her collegiate career with return trips to the MEAC and IC4A/ECAC Championships … earned a fifth place finish in the 800 at ECAC’s with a personal record time of 2:08.83 … also helped the 4x400 relay team to a runners up finish at the regional championship … scored 13.5 points at MEAC’s, including a win in the 1500 meter run with a personal record time of 4:36.37.

2015 Cross Country: Named the Hawks' Female MVP for the season ... was the top runner throughout the season ... made her Maryland Eastern Shore debut with a fifth place finish and a time of 20:08.22 at the UMES Lid-Lifter ... followed that with a third place finish at the DSU Invite ... secured a runners up time of 19:32.62 at the DSU Farm Run ... finished third in the MEAC Championships with a time of 18:05.60 en route to the Lady Hawks taking 2nd. 

2016 Indoor Season:
Helped out on mid-distance and distance runs ... earned UMES Rookie of the Year distinction ... holds the top UMES times in the 800, mile and 3000, including a PR time of 5:12.28 in the mile and 10:46.60 in the 3000 ... won the mile run and placed 2nd in the 3000 at the UMES Lid Lifter. 

2016 Outdoor Season:
Earned personal records in all three of the events she competed in ... finished runner up in the 800 meter run at Morgan with a time of 2:12.28 ... ran a 4:47.73 to set a PR in the 1500 in another 2nd place effort at Navy ... set another PR in the 5000 with a time of 19:34.25 at the VertKlasse Meeting ... scored points in both events she competed in at MEACs. 

Born June 9, 1995 in the Bahamas ... daughter of Jacqueline Braynen ... english major at UMES ... enjoys soccer and swimming outside of running track ... favorite saying is "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

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