Coward becomes the Knights' second automatic qualifier of the season.
2011 (Junior): Ran a personal record 8.09 in the 55-meter hurdles at the Jimmy Carnes Invitational (1/30)...Scored points at the C-USA Championships in the 60-meter hurdles finals with a time of 8.62 for a fourth place finish...Ran a personal best 8.48 in the 60-meter hurdles in the semifinals at the Tyson Invite (2/11)...Scored points at the C-USA Championships in the 100-meter hurdles with a personal record time of 13.82 for a fifth-place finish...Ran a personal record 25.08 in the 200-meter at the UCF Twilight (5/5/11).
2010 (Sophomore): Jumped a season-best 16-10.0/5.13m for seventh place at the UCF Invitational on 3/26...Set a personal-best time of 14.16 in the 100-meter hurdles at the C-USA Championships...Was ninth at the UCF Invitational on 3/20 in the 100-meter hurdles in 14.75...Season-best time of 26.51 in the 400 meters came on 3/20 at the Black & Gold Challenge...Finished 15th in the javelin on 3/26 with a throw of 56-4.0/17.17m.
2009 (Freshman): Recorded a 13th-place finish in the 60m hurdles at the C-USA Indoor Championships at 8.91...Set a personal best in the 100m hurdles of 8.81 at the Carle Classic...Also in indoors, had a top jump of 16-10.0/5.13m in the long jump at the Tom Jones Memorial...In outdoors, finished fifth in the long jump at the Black & Gold Challenge on March 21 with a top jump of 15-2.75/4.64m...Had a season-best 16-11.25/5.16m in the long jump at the UCF Invitational...Also had a season-best 14.32 in the 100-meter hurdles at the UCF Invitational.
Prior to UCF: Competed for Samuel W. Wolfson High School in Jacksonville, Fla...Under coaches Ron Brooks and Mark Farrah, was a four-time selection to the all-conference team...Finished second in the 3A state championships as a senior in the 100m hurdles...Claimed fourth place in the same event as a junior while also competing on the 4x100m relay team which finished third in the state...Also was fourth in the region in the long jump...As a sophomore, took fifth at the state meet in the 100m hurdles, was third in the 4x100m and claimed sixth in the 300m hurdles...Finished in eighth place at state in the long jump as a freshman...Also competed for Prime Time Youth Track Club.
Personal: Born in Newport News, Va....Daughter of Avis and Desi Bolling, Sr....Majoring in interpersonal/organizational communication.