Women's Track & Field

Sierra Nesmith
Sierra Nesmith
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
High School: Philadelphia High School for Girls
Position: Sprints/Hurdles

Collegiate Personal Bests:
200 Meter Dash: 26.37
400 Meter Dash: 57.65
60 Meter Hurdles: 9.06
100 Meter Hurdles: 14.78
400 Meter Hurdles: 1:01.55
Long Jump: 5.17m
Triple Jump: 11.64m

2017 Outdoor: Crowned the 2017 Northeast Conference 400m Hurdle Championion with a time of 1:01.89...Also took fifth in the triple jump and in the 4x400m relay...Set two personal records at the Georgia Tech Invitational in the 100m and 400m hurdles, claiming her best finish in 10th place in the 400H...Was the UConn Northeast Challenge runner-up in the 400m hurdles.

2017 Indoor: Was the Northeast Conference Triple Jump Champion with a season best jump of 11.53 meters...Finished in sixth at the NEC's in the 400 meter dash, and anchored the fourth place 4x400 meter relay team...Competed at the ECAC Championships in the triple jump...Took first on the 4x4 team at the 35th Yale Collegiate Invitational...Recorded a season fastest 60 meter hurdle time of 9.10 at the Joe Donahue Games.

2016 Outdoor: Competed in the IC4A/ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships tackled a personal record in the 400 meter hurdles, 1:02.22, in the preliminary round...Placed seventh while running a collegiate best in the 100 meter hurdles at the CCSU Invite...Posted a season high 4.99 meter leap in the long jump at the Northeast Conference Championship...Also marked a season best triple jump distance at the conference finals, 11.49 meters, naming her the 2016 NEC's triple jump runner-up.

2016 Indoor: Posted four standing personal records in her first season of collegiate competing...Competed in five seperate events for the Blue Devils at the NEC Indoor Championships...Placed second in the triple jump for a personal best leap of 11.64m...Was a participant of the CCSU 4x4 team that came in fourth place, clocking in at 3:59.86...Set a PR in the long jump (5.17m) good for seventh...Sprinted 60 meter of hurdles in 9.06 in the preliminaries for her third PR of the Championships, and took eighth place overall with a time of 9.15 in the finals...Bolted a collegiate best 26.37 in the 200 meter dash at the URI Coaches Tribute Meet.

Before Central: Named captain of Philadelphia High School for Girls track team...Placed fifth in the PIAA 300 meter hurdles.