Sydney Sterling
Sydney  Sterling

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Farmington, Mich.

High School:
Farmington

Event:
Sprints


05/07/2017

OAKLAND FINISHES SECOND AT OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN PROGRAM HISTORY

Men's and women's team finish runner up with 203 points and 157 respectively

04/15/2017

OAKLAND RECORDS NINE FIRST-PLACE FINISHES AT GOLDEN GRIZZLY INVITE

Dana Tessmer placed first in pole vault and broke her own school record with a mark of 12 ft., 1.5 in.

04/13/2017

OAKLAND SET TO HOST GOLDEN GRIZZLY INVITE

The meet will begin Friday at 3 p.m. with the women's heptathlon and resume Saturday at 10:30 a.m. with field events

03/25/2017

OAKLAND BREAKS TWO SCHOOL RECORDS AT TENNESSEE RUST BUSTER

The men’s 4x400m relay placed set a school record and placed first, and Gino Vitella set a new school record in discus and placed fifth

02/26/2017

FOUR INDIVIDUALS AND TWO RELAYS BRING HOME LEAGUE TITLES ON FINAL DAY OF INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

The men's team finished second with 157 points for its highest league finish in program history for indoor or outdoor season, and the women's team finished third with 138

05/07/2017

5-6-17 Horizon League Outdoor Championships - Day 3

5-6-17 Horizon League Outdoor Championships - Day 3 Photos by Trevor Parks - YSU SID

02/26/2017

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 2

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 2 Photos by Jose Juarez

04/16/2016

Golden Grizzly Invite - Photos by Jose Juarez

4-16-16 #OaklandTF Golden Grizzly Invite Photos by Jose Juarez

05/02/2015

2015 Horizon League Outdoor Championships - Saturday

5-2-15 Second day of competition at the HL Outdoor Championships

2016 Outdoor:
▪ Took third in the 400-meter dash at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 56.40
▪ Helped the 4x400 relay team take runner-up at the Horizon League Championships and a school record with a time of 3:49.82
▪ Helped the 4x100 relay team take runner-up at the Horizon League Championships and a school record with a time of 46.38
Owned the top time in the 400 dash going 56.19 at the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational

2016 Indoor:
▪ Placed second in the 400m with a team-best time of 57.16 at the 2016 Horizon League Indoor Championships helping Oakland win the first title in program history, also ran anchor leg 4x400 relay team finished fourth with a time of 3:56.44
▪ Ran second leg of 4x400 relay team that finished second with a time of school record 3:53.36 at the Youngstown State National Invite

2015 Outdoor:
▪ Placed second in 400m setting school record (55.53) at the 2015 Horizon League Outdoor Championships (May 1).
▪ Finished first in 400m (56.14) at the Toledo Invitational (May 8).
▪ Claimed 400m title (58.77) at the Detroit Dual (April 4).
▪ Recorded a second place finish in the 400m dash at the Golden Grizzly Duals (April 11).

2015 Indoor:
▪ Ran 200m PR (26.41) at the Youngstown State National Invite (Feb. 7).
▪ Placed first in the 400m at the Jack Skoog Dual (Jan. 16) and second in the 200mat the IPFW Duals (Jan. 23).
▪ Was a member of the third place 4x400m relay and placed sixth in the 400m at the Horizon League Indoor Championships (March 1).

2014 Outdoor:

▪ Broke the Oakland record for the 400m dash at the Horizon League Championships in the preliminary rounds with a time of 58.56 (May 2-4)
▪ Went on to break the record again the next day in the finals with a time of 58.45 for a sixth-place finish
▪ Recorded a personal-best time in the 200m with a mark of 26.55 at the 48th Annual Gina Relays (Apr. 24-26)
▪ Member of the fourth-place 4x400 relay team at the Al Owens Classic, finishing in 4:06.50

2014 Indoor:
▪ Redshirted

High School:
▪ Three-year letterwinner in Track and Field
▪ Member of 2013 4x200m and 4x400m all state teams

Top Athletic Performance
▪ Personal best: 400m run: 59.4

Personal
Full Name: Sydney Sheree Sterling
Birthdate: Dec. 4, 1994
Parents: Thomas and Angela Sterling
Siblings: Symone

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. Scholarship opportunities
2. Opportunity to participate in Division I athletics
3. Proximity to home

Personal Bests (Indoor)
Event Time/Distance
200m 25.86 (YSU National Invite - Feb. 5, 2016)
4x400 Relay 3:52.25* (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - Feb. 25, 2017)
Personal Bests (Outdoor)
Event Time/Distance
400m  55.53* (Horizon League Outdoor Championships - May 1, 2015)
* denotes school record

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