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University of Miami Athletics

Tiara McMinn

position

Hurdles

Class

Senior

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Jackson

2021 Indoor: 

2020 Outdoor: Season canceled due to COVID-19.

USTFCCCA All-American

2020 Indoor: Set a meet-record at the Wolverine Invitational with a time of 8.29 seconds in the 60m hurdles… Won the 60m dash with her time of 7.40 seconds at the Vandy Invitational and sixth in the 200m dash with a time of 24.47 seconds… Tied her personal-best time in the women’s 60m hurdles with a time of 7.95 seconds, tying a program record, which also ranked second in the ACC and NCAA at the time at the Texas Tech Invitational… Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, which was canceled due to COVID-19.

2019 Outdoor: Finished second in the women’s 100m hurdles at the Power 5 Trailblazer Challenge with a time of 13.41 seconds and helped the Canes win the 4x100m relay with a time of 44.08… Finished sixth in the women’s 100m hurdles at the Florida Relays with a time of 13.37 seconds, was part of the winning 4x100m relay team who recorded a time of 43.56 seconds, which is the third-fastest time in UM history and helped the Canes to a third-place finish in the 4×200 relay with a time of 1:33.34… Helped the 4x100m relay team finish third with a time of 44.38 seconds at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational.

USTFCCCA All-America Honors, Second-Team – 60m Hurdles
ACC Indoor Track Performer of the Week – 2/13/19 

2019 Indoor: Won the 60m hurdles at the UAB Blazer Invite with a time of 8.23 seconds and finished ninth in the high jump with a mark of 1.69m… Advanced to the 60m hurdles finals with a season-best time of 8.19 seconds then later finished eighth overall in the finals with a time of 8.35 at the Texas Tech Classic… Won the women’s 60m hurdles with the nation’s 11-best time of 8.16 seconds and finished third in the 200m with a time of 24.17 at the Virginia Tech “Doc Hale” Elite Meet… Recorded a personal best in the 200m with a time of 23.92 seconds at the Tiger Paw Invite and won the 60m hurdles, boasting the nation’s seventh fastest time at 8.06… Finished seventh in the 200m, running a time of 23.89 and won the 60m hurdles, tying the nation’s second-fastest time of 7.95. Her gold medal performance was personal-best time in the event, which also breaks the program record in the event.

2018 Outdoor: Was a member of the winning 4x100m relay team at the Hurricane Invitational that produced the second-fastest time in UM history with a time of 43.54 seconds and was fourth in the women’s 200m with a time of 24.01 seconds … Won the 400m hurdles at the Power 5 Trailblazer Challenge with a time of 59.99 and finished fourth in the 110m hurdles and finished fifth in the women’s 4x400m relay with a time of 3:41.07… Ran the 400m hurdles in 1:00.67 at the Florida Relays, finished 12thin the 100m hurdles with a time of 13.56 seconds and finished second in the 4x100m relay with a time of 43.76 second… Finished fifth in the high jump at 1.69m, fourth in women’s 100m hurdles with a personal-best time of 13.21 seconds and won the women’s 4x400m relay combining for a time of 3:35.55 at the Hurricane Alumni Meet… Was third in the 400m hurdles with a personal-best time of 59.68 seconds, third in the women’s 4x100m relay with a time of 43.80 seconds and 100m hurdles with a time of 13.33 seconds at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational… Won Heat 3 at the National Relay Championship, was seventh overall in the women’s 100m hurdles with a time of 13.22 seconds and combined to finished fourth in the women’s 4x100m with a time of 43.91… Combined to win gold in the women’s 4x100m relay with a season-best time of 43.48 that is second in UM history to help UM win 2018 ACC Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championship and won bronze in the women’s 100m hurdles with a personal-best time of 13.10 seconds… Ran a personal-best time of 13.09 seconds (w) in the women’s 100m hurdles at the NCAA East Preliminary and finished seventh overall, posting the fastest non-automatic qualifying time to advance to the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100m hurdles with a time of 13.24 seconds… Closed out an impressive debut season with the Hurricanes with the 19thoverall finish in the women’s 100m hurdles at the NCAA Championships with a time of 13.31 seconds and finished 15thoverall in the 4x400m semifinals with a time of 3:37.38.

2018 Indoor: Was the top collegiate finisher in 60m hurdles at UAB Blazer Invitational, placing third with a time of 8.49 seconds…Member of 4x400m relay team that finished fourth at UAB Blazer Invitational with a time of 3:44.87…Finished seventh in the women’s high jump at the UAB Blazer Invitational with a mark of 1.64m…Placed second in the 60m hurdles at the Red Raider Open, posting a personal-best time of 8.32 seconds…Was seventh in the high jump at the Red Raider Open with a mark of 1.68m…Won Heat 1 of the women’s 60m hurdles at the Power 5 Invitational with a time of 8.40 seconds to earn an automatic qualifying spot in the final…Finished third in the women’s 60m hurdles final at the Power 5 Invitational with a personal-best time of 8.30 seconds…Finished fifth in Semifinal 2 of the women’s 60m hurdles at the Tiger Paw Invitational with a time of 8.38 seconds…Won Heat 5 of the women’s 4x400m with a time of 3:46.01 and placed 13th overall at the Tiger Paw Invitational…Cleared 1.65m in the high jump at the Tiger Paw Invitational…finished third in the women’s 60m hurdles final with a personal best time of 8.17 seconds, earning the freshman a bronze medal in her first ACC Indoor Championships after winning Heat 2 with a time of 8.22 on her birthday.

McMinn is another Miami native who is staying home for college, coming to Coral Gables from Miami Jackson Senior High School. A first team All-Dade selection, McMinn was the Florida state champion in the 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles and high jump in both 2016 and 2017. She was also the 2017 Dade County Youth Fair meet champion in the 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles and high jump. McMinn comes to Miami with personal-bests of 5’10” (1.80 meters) in the high jump, 13.72 seconds in the 100m hurdles and 41.50 seconds in the 300m hurdles. McMinn ranked eighth in High Jump and tenth in 300m Hurdles in the final girl’s all-class high school national ranking.