She can't speak patois, she can't find love, and she can't convince her college coach to give her a scholarship. Despite all of that, eighteen-year-old college sophomore, Makeda Delane, is determined to compete at Nationals.

Makeda believes her path to athletic success will be a smooth ride once she proves to her coach and teammates that she can compete with the best of collegiate track and field. Instead, tension evolves between Makeda and her teammates and pushes her into a series of decisions that could destroy her All-American dreams.

She knew becoming an elite athlete would be difficult, but she did not expect to find herself at odds with those she trusts, or herself.


Running Events:

Indoor/ Outdoor 800m, 400m, 200m

Track and Field Teams:

​LifeSpeed Track Club, FL (2017-2019)

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (2013-2015)

Villanova University, Villanova, PA (2011-2013)

Transy East Track Club, Paterson, NJ (2010-2012)

Mary Help of Christians Academy, North Haledon, NJ (2008-2011)

Key Accomplishments:

​2019 Indoor USATF Nationals 300m Finalist

2018 Outdoor USATF Nationals 400m Qualifier

UCONN Senior Scholar Athlete 2015

All Conference The American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships 2015 800m

The American Athletic Conference Championships Indoor 800m champion 2015

NCAA DI Outdoor Championships Second Team All-American 4x400m relay 2014

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