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Maiya Dendy

Maiya Dendy
Maiya  Dendy

Middleton, Del.

High School:
Padua Academy


Year (I/O):


2017 Razorback Invitational

Photos from the 2017 Razorback Invitational (Jan. 27-28, 2017; Photos by Gunnar Rathbun)

2017 Second-Team Outdoor All-American: 4x100m Relay

Indoors: Ran both the 60m at the 200m individually... in the 60, her season-best of 7.55 came at the Armory Invitational, where she qualified for the semifinals... finished 30th in the 60 at the SEC Championships in a time of 7.63... earned a third-place finish at the Clemson Invitational with a time of 24.52 in the 200... placed 28th at SECs in the 200, running a season-best 24.40.
Outdoors: Primarily ran the 100m outdoors, with a PR of 11.60 coming in a second-place finish at the Weems Baskin Invitational... ran 11.80 at the SEC Championships to finish 28th... also ran the 200m at SEC, finishing 31st in a time of 23.90... was a huge part of Carolina's 4x100m relay, including four victories and six podiums in the regular season... led the relay to a 12th-place finish at the NCAA East Regional to qualify for nationals... the 4x1 squad placed 14th at the NCAA Championships to earn second-team All-America honors... also ran on the 4x200m relay that was victorious at the Penn Relays.

Indoors: Had a breakout weekend at the Armory Invite, running the 60 and 200m... ran her best 60m time in the prelims at the Armory (7.54)... ran the top qualifying time in the 200m at the Armory (24.08) and finished third in the final (24.19)... ran 24.27 at the SEC Championship... scored for the team at the conference meet in the 4x400m relay.
Outdoors: Ran three different distances at three meets... opened the season in the 400 at the Shamrock Invite, finishing ninth (55.51)... ran the 200m at the Yellow Jacket Invite, running 24.37 to take 10th place... ran the 100m at the Florida Relays (11.98)... also ran on 4x1, 4x2, 4x4 and sprint medley relay teams... won the 4x200 relay with her team at the Shamrock Invite.

Twice named the Gatorade Delaware Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year (2013, 2014)... state champion in the 100m/200m/400m... ran the fastest indoor 200m time by any female in the state of Delaware... High School All-American... Junior Olympic Nationals All-American.

Born June 18, 1997... daughter of Mark Dendy and Dionne Jones-Dendy... has two siblings, Marquis and Micaiah... Marquis was a national champion in the long jump and triple jump for Florida and won the 2015 Bowerman... plans to major in Criminology and Psychology.

Indoor Personal Records
7.54 (2/5/16 Armory Invite)
24.08 (2/5/16 Armory Invite)
Indoor Personal Records
11.60 (+1.3) (3/25/17 Weems Baskin Invitational)
23.90 (+2.8) (5/11/17 SEC Championships)
55.51 (3/18/16 Shamrock Invitational)
55.51 (3/19/16 Shamrock Invite)

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