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2019-20 Track and Field Roster

Naya Sharp

Hurdles/Jumps/Sprints


Class Senior
Hometown Garland, TX
High School Greenhill School
Bio

TFRRS

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2020 ACC Champion, Women’s 60m Hurdles

AS A SENIOR:

  • Won the women’s 60m hurdles ACC championship with a career-best time of 8.19, edging out teammate Summer Thorpe by .002 seconds
  • Placed first in the 60m hurdles at the Music City Challenge with a time of 8.34
  • Finished with a time of 8.47 to place fourth in the 60m hurdles at the Power Five Invitational
  • Crossed the line with a time of 8.54 to place second in the 60m hurdles at the Notre Dame Invitational
  • Took second in the 60m hurdles at the GVSU Bill Clinger Classic with a time of 8.57
  • Won the long jump with a distance of 5.62m to open the season at the Blue & Gold Invitational
  • Named to the 2020 Women’s All-ACC Academic Team

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Qualified for a spot at the East Region Prelims in the 100m hurdles where she finished in 13.85 seconds
  • Was a member of the ninth-place 4x100m relay squad at the ACC Championships
  • Posted a PR in the long jump (6.05 meters) at the Virginia Challenge
  • Finished second with the 4×100-meter relay (45.88) and set a PR in the 100-meter hurdles (13.47) to place third at the Louisville Invitational
  • During the outdoor slate, earned runner-up honors with a PR in the long jump (5.89 meters) and took third in the 100-meter hurdles (13.73) at the UNF Invitational
  • Set a PR in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.47 at the ACC Indoor Championships
  • Raced to the event win in the 60-meter hurdles (8.47) at the Notre Dame Invitational
  • Placed fourth in the 60-meter hurdles (8.77) at the Gene Edmonds Open
  • Double-winner in the 60-meter hurdles (8.59) and the long jump (5.43 meters) to open the indoor season at the Blue and Gold Invitational

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Established a PR in the 100-meter dash (11.97) at the ACC Outdoor Championships
  • Runner-up finish in the 4×100-meter relay (46.06) while competing at the Michael Johnson Invitational
  • Chipped in a fourth-place finish as part of the 4×100-meter relay (45.29) at the Sun Angel Classic
  • Placed third with the 4×100-meter relay (46.48) at the Stanford Invitational
  • Finished in second place with the 4×100-meter relay (45.38) at the Miami Hurricane Invitational
  • Established a PR in the 200-meter dash (24.76) and finished fourth in the 60-meter hurdles (8.51) at the Spire DI Indoor Track & Field Classic
  • Placed fifth in the 60-meter hurdles (8.80) and the 60-meter dash (7.73) at the Indiana University Relays

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Finished second overall on the team in both the 60m dash and hurdles and the 200m (indoor)
  • Recorded a PR in the 60m with a time of 7.59 seconds at the Blue & Gold Invite (indoor)
  • Set a personal best time of 8.57 seconds in the 60m hurdles at the ACC Indoor Championships
  • Had a personal best 200m dash at the Bobcat Invite, recording a time of 24.50
  • Marked a career best race in the 100m hurdles at the ACC Championships with a time of 14.08 (outdoor)
  • Was a member of the 4x100m relay that took ninth at the ACC Championships with a time of 46.24

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Greenhill School in June 2016
  • Received four varsity letters in both track and field and cheerleading, three in basketball and one in field hockey
  • Came in second place in the long jump in the 2015 Junior Olympics
  • Holds the school record in the 100m, 200m and 100m hurdles
  • Named the team MVP three years in a row
  • Holds the Texas Relays record in the 100m hurdles
  • Selected as the Texas Track and Field Coaches Associated Private School Female Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2016
  • Received the Helen Fulton Award for model citizenship
  • Born in Salina, Kansas, to Jerry and Nataya Sharp
  • Has one brother, Jalen