Bethany DeLoof
Bethany DeLoof
Year: FR
Hometown: Strongsville, Ohio
High School: Strongsville
Events: Sprints
Major: Marine Biology

Personal Bests

  • Outdoor
    • 200m: 25.57 (2017-18 at Holy Cross Invitational)
    • 400m: 57.47 (2017-18 at Holy Cross Invitational)
  • Indoor
    • 200m: 26.07 (2017-18 at Beantown Challenge)
    • 300m: 41.67 (2017-18 at Brown University Alden Invitational)
    • 400m: 58.79 (2017-18 at Sorlien Memorial Invitational)


  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fourth in the 4x100m relay (48.01s), fifth in the 400m (58.28s) and eighth in the 200m (25.96s) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational.
    • Placed third in the 4x100m relay (47.90s), third in the 400m (57.47s) and finished seventh in the 200m (25.57s) at the Holy Cross Invitational.
    • Finished seventh in the 4x100m relay (48.26s), 11th in the 400m (58.62s) and 19th in the 200m (25.84s) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Won the 4x400m relay (4:02.56), and finished second in the 4x100m relay (49.83s), and fifth in the 400m (59.55s) at the Minutemen Invitational. 
    • Finished third in the 4x100m relay (48.64s), sixth in the 400m (58.16s) and 11th in the 200m (26.19s) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
  • Indoor
    • Finished 32nd in the 200m (26.35s) and 31st in the 400m (58.86s) at the John Thomas Terrier Classic. 
    • Finished seventh in 200m (26.43s), third in the 400m (58.79s) and fourth in the 4x400m relay (4:03.72) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Finished 11th in the 200m (26.07s) and fourth in the 4x400m relay (4:00.45) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished sixth in the 300m (41.67s) and third in the 4x400m relay (4:06.01) at the Brown University Alden Invitational.

Before URI

  • Attended Strongsville High School where she was a four-year member of the indoor track and outdoor track teams.
  • Captained both teams her senior year.
  • 2017 Strongsville High Track & Field team MVP.
  • 2016 and 2017 All-Ohio selection in the 400m.
  • Holds school record in the 4x200m relay, 4x400m relay, and the 400m.
  • Regional record in the 4x200m relay.
  • Member of the French Club and the Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society.


  • Daughter of Richard and Jane.
  • Two younger brothers, Adam and Jeremy.
  • Chose URI for the marine biology program and team atmosphere.
  • Chose Rhody after considering Boston University.
  • Enjoys going to the beach, photography, and playing soccer in her spare time.
  • Majoring in Marine Biology.