Patience Gbedema
Patience Gbedema
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
High School: Jeremiah E. Burke
Event: Mid-Distance/Distance

2018-19 SEASON BESTS (INDOOR)

1000M Run: 3:37.72 (Plymouth State Winter Classic)

NOTABLES

  • Made her season debut on December 1 at the UMass Boston Indoor Open running her second-fastest time in the 1000M run 
  • Ran her fastest 1000-meter at the Plymouth State Winter Classic 

2017-18 SEASON BESTS (INDOOR)

800M: 2:51.74 (January 13, Tufts University Invite) 

2018 SEASON BESTS (OUTDOOR)

1500M: 5:41.86 (April 21, Sean Collier Invite) 

NOTABLES 

  • Posted the top-two times on the Beacons' roster in the 800M during the indoor season
  • Made her Beacons debut on January 13 at the Tufts University Invite
  • Ran the fastest time of the season in the 800M (2:51.74) on January 13
  • Improved her time in the 1500M by nearly 13 seconds during the outdoor season 

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Also a member of the UMass Boston Cross COuntry Team ... Transferred to UMass Boston from UMass Dartmouth … Graduated from Jeremiah E. Burke High School in Dorchester, MA in 2015 where she was a member of the track and field team … Born on October 12, 1996 … Daughter of Peter and Martha Gbedema … Has two brothers, Joseph and Joshua … Currently majoring in Communications with a minor in Theatre Arts.