Track & Field

Coach David Bobb '97 and his daughter Caitlyn Bobb '24 smile on the track

Think Fast

The only things faster than David and Caitlyn Bobb themselves, perhaps, are the zingers they toss at one another.  As Caitlyn, a rookie running star now in her sophomore year, describes what it’s like to have a father as head coach of track and field at UMBC, her dad dryly turns it into a bit.  “My dad has many sides to him, okay?” Caitlyn laughs as Coach Bobb literally acts out everything she’s saying while seated beside her.  “There’s the coach side, where he’s stern, and he’s got the stopwatch in his hand, arms crossed, hat on, and ‘GO!’…And then… Continue Reading Think Fast

Track and Field Standout Cleopatra Borel-Brown '02, INDS, Prepping for World Championships

Former UMBC track and field standout Cleopatra Borel-Brown ’02, interdisciplinary studies, is preparing to compete in the 2011 World Track and Field Championships, to be held in August in Daegu, South Korea. Borel-Brown, an assistant coach at Morgan State University, has competed in the shot put event at two summer Olympics. Read the full story here.

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