University of Iowa Athletics
Hurdles

Erin Dowd

Class Graduate Student
Hometown Brighton, Mich.
High School Brighton
Previous School Western Michigan University

2020 — placed second in 400 meters at MAC Indoor Championships (54.28), running at collegiate-best 54.08 in prelims… second-team All-MAC honoree… won 600 meters at Can Am International (1:32.66)… academic All-MAC and MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete honoree.

2019 — won 400-meter hurdles title at MAC Outdoor Championships (58.19), earning first-team All-MAC honors… ran second leg on MAC Indoor champion 1,600-meter relay (3:41.88)… ran collegiate bests in 400-meter hurdles at Mt. SAC Relays (57.87) and 100-meter hurdles at Ball State Challenge (14.25)… academic All-MAC and MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete honoree… named team MVP.

2018 — won 400-meter hurdles MAC outdoor title (59.08) and ran on 1,600-meter relay that placed second, earning first-team All-MAC honors… won 400-meter hurdles at Jesse Owens Track Classic (59.28), placed third at Drake Relays (1:00.06) and ran event at NCAA East Preliminary Championships (1:00.14)… academic All-MAC and MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete honoree… USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree… named team MVP.

2017 — ran a personal-best 1:36.25 in 600 meters at Meyo Invite… ran season-best 100-meter hurdles at Kentucky Relays (15.21)… ran 400-meter hurdles at MAC Outdoor Championship (1:01.83).

High School — competed in track, cross country and team figure skating… two-time Livingston County Track Athlete of the Year… three-time district and regional champion… three-time all-state in track… set school records in 300-meter hurdles (43.79) and as part of 1,600-meter relay (3:53)… KLAA Scholar Athlete… coached by Geri Gee, Gary Meehan and Kristi Matuszewski.

Personal — born February 26, 1998… daughter of Michael and Darcy Dowd… her sister, Lauren, is a cheerleader at Eastern Michigan… her father, Michael, played volleyball at Michigan State… graduated magna cum laude from Western Michigan with bachelors of science degrees in chemical engineering and biomedical science… pursuing a master’s degree in finance at Iowa.

Erin Dowd’s All-Time Results via TFRRS.org