Sheila Paul

Sheila Paul

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.

High School:
Boyd H. Anderson HS

Position:
Sprints

06/07/2012

Four Knights Earn All-American Honors at NCAA Track and Field Championships

Two school records fall in day two at Drake.

06/06/2012

Freeman, Scott Advance to 100M Finals at NCAA Championships

Both sprinters automatically qualified for Friday's race, which will air on ESPN3.com.

06/06/2012

Video: UCF Track and Field's Time to Deliver

A behind-the-scenes look at the Knights' nationally ranked program.

06/05/2012

UCF Track and Field Ready to Make Statement at NCAA Championships

The four-day meet will air on NCAA.com, ESPN3 and ESPNU.

05/29/2012

UCF Track and Field Climbs to No. 13 in Nation

The Knights continue to remain Conference USA's highest ranked program.

03/17/2012

UCF Black and Gold Challenge

The annual Black and Gold Challenge kicked off UCF's 2012 outdoor season on March 17.

Personal Bests (At conclusion of 2012 season):
100m: 11.35
200m: 23.25 (Out); 23.55 (In)
55m: 7.11 (freshman record)
60m: 7.38
400m: 1:03.21 (In)

2012 (Senior): NCAA Outdoor All-American (100 meters)...Helped sweep the podium at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships in the 200m with a second-place time of 23.53...Ran anchor for the first-place 4x100 relay team at the conference championships...Scored points at the C-USA Indoor Championships in the 200m with a time of 24.03 for sixth place...A member of the 4x100 relay team that broke the school record with a first-place time of 43.35, which ranked fourth among the NCAA's top performances this year, at the Tom Jones Invitational (4/21)...One of a school-record 14 competitors to represent the Knights at the NCAA East Preliminaries (5/24) and one of UCF's nation-best four entries in the 100m...Produced a personal-best time (23.25) in the 200m quarterfinals at the NCAA East Prelims (5/26)...Advanced to the semifinals as one of UCF's nation-best three entries in the event and ran a season-best time of 11.39 to finish 13th overall for All-American Second Team distinction.

2011 (Junior): Competed at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the 100m preliminaries...Part of the first relay team in program history to earn All-America honors, clocking a time of 43.67 to finish fourth in the NCAA Championship finals...One of a school-record 12 student-athletes to represent UCF at the NCAA East Regional Preliminaries...Ran the fourth leg for the C-USA Champion 4x100m relay team, who recorded a school record time of 43.42...Set a personal best in the 100-meter at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 11.35 for second place to earn All-Conference USA distinction ...Earned All-C-USA distinction with a personal best in the 200m with a time of 23.53 for third place at the C-USA Outdoor Championships...Won the 200m at the UCF Twilight (5/5) with a time of 23.54...Helped the 4x100m relay team to two other first place finishes during the year at the Tom Jones Memorial (4/16) and UCF Invite (3/26) meets...Scored points in the 60-meter with a time of 7.4 at the C-USA Indoor Championships (2/26)...Set a personal best in the indoor 60-meter (7.38) during the semifinals at the Tyson Invite (2/11)...Scored points and set a personal record in the indoor 200m (23.55) at the C-USA Championships (2/26).

2010 (Sophomore): Broke her own school and personal record in the 200 meters in the preliminaries of the C-USA Championships on 5/15 in 23.88...Finished fifth at the C-USA Championships on 5/16 in the 200 meters...Set a then school and personal record in the 200 meters on 3/20 at the Black & Gold Invitational in 23.92...Reached the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100-meter dash on 6/9...Finished fourth at the conference championship meet in the same event on 5/16 in 11.53...Finished first in the 100 meters at the Black & Gold Challenge on 3/20 in 11.79.

2009 (Freshman): Had an impressive first season at UCF, breaking three school records and four freshman records...In the indoor season, broke the school record and set a new freshman record in the 60m dash (7.40)...Set a 55m hurdles personal record of 7.11 seconds at the Tom Jones Memorial...At the C-USA Indoor Championships, won a close race to win the title in the 60m dash (7.44)...Also set both freshman and school records in the 100m (11.51) and 200m dash (23.98) during the outdoor season...Qualified for the NCAA East Regionals in the 100 and 200m dash...Finished in third place at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the 100m dash with a time of 11.51 seconds.

Prior to UCF: Attended Boyd H. Anderson High School in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla...As a senior for the Lady Cobras, claimed the state championship in the 100-meter dash...Also part of a 4x100-meter relay team that finished as the state runner-up...Named Athlete of the Year...In her junior campaign, finished second in both the 100-meter dash and the 4x100-meter relay at the state meet...In her sophomore season, broke the school record as part of the 4x100-meter relay team...Lists her biggest thrills as an athlete to date as winning the state championship and being named the athlete of the year...Was a member of the Health and Wellness program.

Personal: Born in Fort Lauderdale, Fla...Daughter of Orilien and Micheline Paul....Major is criminal justice.

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