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Date of Publication: 
03/04/2013

Historic Week for the Firebirds Women’s Indoor Track and Field Team

Highlighted by First Ever East Coast Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship and Multiple Individual Honors

Washington, DC – The University of the District of Columbia capped off a historic week in Women’s Indoor Track and Field, winning the first ever East Coast Conference (ECC) Indoor Track and Field Championships. As a result of her strong performance at the championships, junior Shauna-Kay Creary (Accounting – Kingston, Jamaica/St. Andrew HS) was named USTFCCCA Division II Female National Athlete of the Week, and she was selected to participate in the 2013 NCAA Division II Women’s Indoor Track & Field Championships in the Long Jump event. Creary and teammate freshman Simone Grant (Health Education – Bronx, NY/Pelham Prep Academy) both earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-East Region honors.

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