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  Selena Sappleton
Selena Sappleton

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brooklyn, NY

High School:
A.P. Randolph

Event:
Hurdles/Middle Distance

HIGHLIGHTS:
• 400 meters - 57.28
• 800 meters - 2:14.45
• 60-meter hurdles - 9.08
• 100-meter hurdles - 14.60
• 400-meter hurdles - 1:01.73
• 1,600-meter relay - 3:44.83

2006-07
Indoor T/F - Contributed to the 1,600-meter relay that placed fifth at the ECAC Indoor Championships with a time of 3:47.58...At the Big East Championships, Sappleton placed sixth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:14.99...Placed second in the 800 meters at the Penn State National Invitational with a time of 2:14.45...Claimed fourth in the 800 meters at the Golden Flash Gala with a time of 2:20.22.
Outdoor T/F - Helped the 1,600-meter relay finish fifth with a time of 3:44.83 at the ECAC Championships...Joined the 3,200-meter relay team that placed eighth with a time of 9:11.02 at the Big East Track and Field Championships...Contributed to the 1,600-meter relay team's second-place time of 3:44.90 in the ECAC Division at the Penn Relays...Placed fifth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Morgan State Legacy Meet with a time of 1:01.81...Captured fifth-place in the 400 meters at the Slippery Rock Open, recording a time of 58.23...Competed in the 400-meter hurdles at the Texas Relays, registering a time of 1:03.24...At the Fred Hardy Invitational, Appleton took second in the 400-meter hurdles at 1:02.49

2005-06
Indoor T/F - Placed sixth at the Big East Championships in the 3,200-meter relay...Finished sixth in the 400 meters at the Akron Open...Took seventh in the 400 meters and 60-meter hurdles and fifth in the 1,600-meter relay at the Akron Quad.
Outdoor T/F - ECAC and Big East qualifier in the 400-meter hurdles, while placing 10th in the 3,200-meter relay at the conference championships...Won the 400-meter hurdles at the Nittany Lion Relays...Placed third in the 1,600-meter relay at the Penn Relays...Placed fifth in the 100-meter hurdles and sixth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Slippery Rock Invitational...Won the 1,600-meter relay and set a new meet record at the Western PA Championships while also placing third in the 100-meter hurdles and second in the 400-meter hurdles...Placed in the top 15 at the Raleigh Relays in the 400-meter hurdles and 1,600-meter relay.

2004-05
Indoor T/F - Competed in the 3,200-meter relay at the ECAC Indoor Championships, recording a season-best time...Set personal-best times in the 500 meters at the Penn State National Open, the 400 meters at the Black Squirrel Classic and the 800 meters at the Skip Summerville Invitational.
Outdoor T/F - Finished sixth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Fred Hardy Invitational...Finished fifth in the 100 meters and third in the 400-meter hurdles at the Western PA Championships...Placed sixth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Big East Championships.

High School
All-America in the 400 meters and 800 meters...Set a state championship record winning the 400-meter hurdles...NSIC champions in the 1,600-meter relay, 3,200-meter relay and sprint medley relay in 2002...Member of the 2003 World Youth USA team...2003 Gatorade Player of the Year...Competed in the 800 meters at Sherbrook Canada...An honor roll student-athlete.

Personal
Daughter of Darleen Nelson...Has one brother and one sister...Born March 31, 1986...Majoring in sociology.