Dade City, Fla.
2018 Indoor: Impressed in her Hurricane debut, finishing second in the women’s 60m final at the UAB Blazer Invitational with a time of 7.35 seconds…Was second in 60m preliminaries at UAB with a time of 7.38 seconds…Led a Miami duo in the women’s 60m final at the Red Raider Invitational, finishing third with a time of 7.39 seconds…Earned an automatic qualifier spot in the 60m final at the Power 5 Invitational with her Heat 2 victory in 7.45 seconds…Won section 6 of the women’s 200m and finished second overall in the Power 5 Invitational with a personal-best time of 23.55 seconds…Finished second in the 60m final at the Power 5 Invitational with a time of 7.43 seconds…Finished seventh in the women’s 60m final at the Tiger Paw Invitational with a personal-best time of 7.33 seconds that ranks fifth in UM history….second in section 1 and finished fourth overall in the women’s 200m final with a personal-best time of 23.49 seconds after advancing to the final with a then-personal-best time of 23.51 that was third-fastest among qualifiers.
Prior to Miami: Steele is one of the top sprinters in the country. The 2015 FHSAA 2A State Championship in both the women’s 100m and the women’s long jump, Steele was also selected a 2015 All-American in the women’s 100m byTrack & Field News. A standout from Pasco High School in Dade City, Fla., Steele was a coveted talent that heads into her senior season with the third-fastest 100m time among returning high school women’s runners, 11.33 seconds.
Her personal-best 11.33 in the 100m was posted on a big stage as Steele took third place in the event at the 2015 Brooks Nationals. In addition to her blazing fast 100m time, Steele has a personal-best of 23.91 seconds in a 200m – an event in which she earned the FHSAA 2A State Championship as a sophomore in 2014 – and a personal-best mark of 19’2” in the long jump.