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 Simone Baptiste
Simone Baptiste

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lanham, Md.

High School:
Laurel High

Position:
Sprints


2004-05: Competed in just three individual races during the indoor season (400 meters at the Gator Invitational/16th, Virginia Tech Challenge/20th and C-USA Championships/18th in the prelim round) ... Turned in best time of 58.10 (Va. Tech) ... Part of Lady Pirates' 4x400 relay team which set a new ECU record at the ECAC Championships (3:42.63) ... Quartet earned pair of second-place finishes (ECAC, C-USA) ... Also ran in three outdoor 400-meter events and booked a personal-best mark of 56.55 at the C-USA Championships ... Helped establish a new outdoor school standard in the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:38.98 to win ECAC title before standing sixth at the C-USA meet

Personal: Majoring in communication sciences and disorders ... Daughter of Elon Baptiste and Grace Arrindell ... Spent summer of 2004 as an intern at a Public Broadcasting Station (PBS).