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Michaela Wilkins

Player Profile
Hometown:
Ellicott City, Md.

High School:
Mount Hebron

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
08/30/1994

Experience:
So./So.

07/26/2013

Women's Track Has Six Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Villanova also received All-Academic Team recognition

04/25/2013

Wildcats Dominate Field to Repeat as Penn Relays Distance Medley Relay Champions

Villanova wins 31st Penn Relays championship and 12th DMR title

04/13/2013

Wildcats Put Up Blistering Times in 800 Meters at Hurricane Alumni Invitational

Seven different athletes set or tied personal bests during Saturday's meet

03/12/2013

Four Wildcats Earn First Team All-America Honors

Villanova finished second in distance medley relay at NCAA Championships

03/08/2013

Wildcats Place Second in Distance Medley Relay at NCAA Championships

Strong performances in all four legs of race lead Villanova to terrific finish

04/25/2013

Women's Track & Field at Penn Relays (Apr. 26, 2013)

Villanova won its second straight DMR title on a great day of competition at the Penn Relays on April 25, 2013.

On Wilkins: Talented member of the Villanova sprint group who has the ability to make contributions both individually and in the relays ... An All-American and a Penn Relays champion as a freshman in the distance medley relay ... Capable of continuing to make progress and should be a key contributor for the team this season.

2014 Indoor: Second team All-American in the distance medley relay ... Ran the 400 meters leg of the DMR twice during the season ... At the NCAA Championships the Wildcats came in ninth with a time of 11:20.40 ... Also ran the 400 meters leg at the BIG EAST Championships, where the team's runner-up time of 10:59.74 earned Villanova a DMR berth at the national championships ... Contributed to the Wildcats team title at the BIG EAST meet with her effort in the DMR as well as with performances in the 4x400 meter relay and the individual 400 meters ... Anchored the 4x400 relay squad to a fifth place finish as Villanova registered a relay time of 3:48.29 ... Placed eighth individually in the final of the 400 meters with a time of 57.66 ... Led the field in 56.54 during the BIG EAST preliminary heats ... Came in 11th in the 400 meters at the Great Dane Classic (57.26), finished seventh in the Unseeded section at the Penn State National (56.91) and placed 38th in the preliminaries of the Championship section at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (58.21) ... Opened the season by finishing sixth in the 500 meters at the Gotham Cup with a time of 1:15.68 ... Ran the second leg of the 4x400 meter relay at the Great Dane Classic, where Villanova finished sixth in 3:51.21 ... Led off the 4x400 relay at the Penn State National and the Wildcats placed eighth in the Unseeded section (3:51.95) ... Also led off the relay at the Armory Collegiate Invitational, where Villanova was 16th in the College section with a time of 3:52.31.

2013 Outdoor: Ran the second leg of the distance medley relay at the Penn Relays and helped Villanova defend its Championship of America title ... The winning time in the DMR for the Wildcats was 10:58.84 ... Finished in seventh place in the 400 meters at the ECAC Championship with a time of 55.08 in the finals ... Moved up one spot from the preliminary heats, when her time of 54.76 ranked her eighth overall ... Led off the 4x400 meter relay at the BIG EAST Championships and Villanova came in ninth with a time of 3:45.22 ... Also finished in 21st place in the 400 meters at the BIG EAST meet with a time of 56.34 ... Came in fourth in the 400 meters at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational (55.81) and also ran the second leg of the 4x400 relay in a second place finish (3:43.62).

2013 Indoor: First team All-American in the distance medley relay ... Ran the 400 meters leg of the relay at the NCAA Championships and helped Villanova finish second with a time of 10:57.96 ... Also ran the second leg of the relay at the Armory Collegiate Invitational, where Villanova came in first with a time of 10:56.74 to earn its spot at the national meet ... Earned All-BIG EAST honors individually in the 500 meters ... Came in second in the finals at the conference meet with a personal best time of 1:13.28 ... Placed third in her preliminary heat at the BIG EAST Championships in 1:14.23 ... Made her collegiate debut at the Jack Pyrah Invitational and was second in the 500 meters with a time of 1:15.62 ... Came in 13th at the New York City Gotham Cup (1:17.65) and was second in the invitational section at the Penn State National (1:13.64) ... Came in fourth in the 400 meters with a time of 55.98 at the Columbia Last Chance Meet ... Anchored the 4x400 meter relay squad at the BIG EAST Championships ... The relay finished with a time of 3:53.27.

Mount Hebron High School: Voted her school's Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Four-time MVP of the track team and a five-time state champion.

Personal: Born 8/30/94 ... Younger of two children of Michael and Darlene Wilkins ... Has an older brother, Spencer (21) ... Has yet to declare a major.

PERSONAL BESTS

200 Meters                     24.94             2014 Hurricane Alumni Invitational
400 Meters (Relay)             54.40             2014 Penn Relays
400 Meters (Open)              54.76             2013 ECAC Championship
500 Meters                     1:13.28           2013 BIG EAST Championships
800 Meters                     2:12.02           High School

CAREER AWARDS (Indoor Track)

All-American (First Team)                        2013 (Distance Medley Relay)
All-American (Second Team)                       2014 (Distance Medley Relay)
All-BIG EAST                                     2013 (500 Meters)
All-BIG EAST                                     2014 (Distance Medley Relay)

CAREER AWARDS (Outdoor Track)

All-BIG EAST                                     2014 (400 Meters)
Penn Relays Champion                             2013 (Distance Medley Relay)

CAREER AWARDS (Academics)

BIG EAST All-Academic Team                       2012-13

BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES

400 Meters                    2nd                2014 Outdoor
500 Meters                    2nd                2013 Indoor
Distance Medley Relay         2nd                2014 Indoor
4x400 Meter Relay             5th                2014 Indoor
400 Meters                    8th                2014 Indoor
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