2018 Outdoor: Competed in four meets for UMKC... Helped lead the Roos 4x400 to a first place finish at the Emporia State Spring Invite, a second place finish at the Kansas Relays, and a fifth place finish at the WAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
2018 Indoor: Competed in seven meets for UMKC... Ran a personal best time of 1:01.81 in the 400-meter run to finish tenth at the Bob Timmons Challenge... Finished third in the 200-meter dash at the Jayhawk Classic... Ran a personal best time of 25.74 seconds in the 200-meter dash at the WAC Indoor Track & Field Championships where she also helped lead the Roos 4x400 team to sixth place finish.
2017 Outdoor: Did not compete for the Roos.
2017 Indoor: Did not compete for the Roos.
2016 Outdoor: Placed fourth in the 400H at the Ward Haylett Invitational with a time of 1:07.40 … Ran a PR in the 400H at the Beach Invitational with a time of 1:04.39, placing sixth … Recorded a PR in her collegiate outdoor track debut at the Tulsa Duels in the 100H with a time of 16.32, placing 53rd … Placed seventh in the 400H at the Tulsa Duels with a time of 1:08.30.
2016 Indoor: Ran a leg on the 4x400M relay that placed fifth at the Wichita State Herm Wilson Invitational and the Jayhawk Classic … Ran a PR in the 60H at the Wichita State Herm Wilson Invitational with a time of 9.28, placing 15th … Recorded a PR in the 200M with a time of 26.96 at the Wichita State Herm Wilson Invitational … Made her collegiate debut at the Bob Timmons Challenge placing seventh in the 60H and ran a leg on the 4x400M relay that placed eighth.
High School: Garnered all-state honors as a junior and senior … Placed third in the 4x200m relay, fifth in the 4x100m relay and eighth in the 100m hurdles at state as a senior … Placed sixth at state in the 4x100m relay as a junior … Earned all-district and all-sectional honors all four years … Sectional champion in the 300m hurdles as a sophomore … Named Outstanding Athlete of the Year and a scholar-athlete all four years … Earned Freshman Athlete of the Year honors … Helped set school record in the 4x200m relay … Competed for Capitol Area Track Club AAU team … AAU regional qualifier in the 400m hurdles … Also played basketball in high school … Member of FCA … Member of Honors Society and 4.0 club all four years … Earned department awards in English and speech … Graduated as the Salutatorian … Earned the seal of excellence in math, science, english, social studies, latin, Spanish, and physical education … Earned the President's Award and the George Washington Carver Award.
Personal: Born Jan. 2, 1997 in Freetown, Sierra Leone … Daughter of Blanche and Joseph Nylander … Sister to Margaret and Edward Nylander … Majoring in pharmacy.
Hometown: Jefferson City, Mo.