Zyhir Baker-Elam

Zyhir Baker-Elam

YR. R-Jr.
HOMETOWN Philadelphia, Pa.
PREV. SCHOOL Abraham Lincoln HS

Personal Bests
200m - Indoors: 
23.40 (Vanderbilt Opener, 2016)
200m - Outdoors: 23.71 (Govs Invitational, 2016)
400m - Indoors:
51.61 (Vanderbilt Opener, 2016)
400m - Outdoors: 50.99 (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2016)

Cross Country
5K: 19:20.9 (Belmont Opener, 2016)
6K: 26:19.3 (Golden Eagle Invitational, 2017)
8K: 31:40.6 (OVC Cross Country Championship, 2017)

As a Junior, 2017-18 season: Competed in all five cross country events on the season... Finished 101st at OVC Cross Country Championship with an 8K time of 31:40.6. 

As a Sophomore, 2016-17 season: Ran in six indoor meets and one outdoor meet on the season… Set a personal record in the 200m in 23.40 at the Vanderbilt Opener during the indoor season… Member of TSU’s 4x440y relay team that placed fourth at the MTSU Invitational… Helped TSU’s distance medley relay team take seventh at the OVC Indoor Championship with a time of 10:57.33… During cross country season, competed in all five meets for TSU… Finished fourth on the team in four meets… Placed 86th overall at the OVC Cross Country Championship with an 8K time of 32:23.0.

As a Freshman, 2015-16 season: Ran in four indoor meets and five outdoor meets, competing primarily in the 200m and 400m… Improved times throughout the season… Placed fifth in the 400m at the Ed Temple Classic… Helped TSU’s Distance Medley Relay Team take sixth at the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championship… Posted season-best 200m time of 23.71 at the Govs Invitational… Set a personal record in the 400m in 50.99 at the OVC Outdoor Championship.

Abraham Lincoln HS: Competed in track and field, basketball and football... Conference Champion runner-up in the 400m, 4x400m relay and 4x800m relay in 2014. 

Major: Mass Communications
Son of: Janea Baker and Rodney Elam
Bithday: June 8