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Sydney
Cummings
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Charleston, W.Va.
Height: 5-8
Sport: Women's Track
Position: High Jump

Biography

At West Virginia in 2012
  • Finished in sixth place at the Big East Championships with a high jump of 1.70 meters
  • Earned career-best high jumps of 1.73 meters for first-place finishes at the WVU State Farm Games and Sykes & Sabock Challenge
  • Qualified for Big East with a 1.70-meter high jump at the Nittany Lion Challenge
  • Also had high jumps of 1.70 meters at the Gold-Blue Meet and the Big East Championships
  • Came in first place at the WVU Holiday Classic with a high jump of 1.62 meters
  • Finished sixth at Big East Outdoor Championships in the high jump at a height of 1.73 meters
  • Earned a career-best 1.77 meters in the high jump at the NCAA East Regional, fourth-best on the WVU all-time best list for the event
  • Jumped a 1.73-meter high jump for second place at the Wake Forest Open
  • Came in second in the high jump at the Jesse Owens Classic at a height of 1.65 meters
  • Achieved a then-personal best 1.75 meters three times during the outdoor season in the high jump (Texas Relays, Larry Ellis Invite, ECAC Championships)
At West Virginia in 2011
  • Qualified for Big East and NCAA East Regional in the high jump
  • Came in 18th place at the East Regional with a height of 1.75 meters in her first time participating at the regional
  • Earned fifth place at Big East with a height of 1.75 meters
  • Finished third at the Colonial Relays at 1.65 meters
  • Achieved fourth place at the Jesse Owens Classic at 1.70 meters
  • Qualified for Big East during indoor season, finishing seventh at the Big East Championships at a height of 1.70 meters
  • Finished third at the GaREAT Invitational at 1.70 meters
  • Came in first place at both the Doug Raymond Invitational and Penn State Relays, jumping at respective heights of 1.70 meters and 1.67 meters
  • Finished second at the WVU Holiday Classic at 1.67 meters
At West Virginia in 2010
  • Finished third as a member of the 4x800 relay team at the Big East Indoor Championships
  • Finished 11th in the high jump at Big East
  • Qualified for Big East Championships in the high jump in first collegiate meet
  • Tied for seventh at Big East in the high jump (1.70m)
  • Finished first at the WVU Holiday Classic (1.71m) and JMU Invitational (1.70m)
  • Placed fourth in the high jump (1.70m) at the Penn State Invitational and the WVU State Farm Games (1.63m)
  • Took seventh place at the PSU Northeast Challenge (1.65m)
  • Tied for fifth (1.70m) at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup
  • Finished seventh (1.65m) at the Sea Ray Relays
Prep
  • Two-time AAU high jump national champion
  • Competed for coach Larry Jones at Sissonville High
  • A four-year letterman
  • Ran for the Capital City Striders track club for five years
  • Captain of the volleyball team
Personal
  • Daughter of George and Lisa Cummings
  • Birthday is Sept. 8
  • Has one brother
  • Majoring in child development and family studies
  • Big East Academic All-Star
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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