Hall of Fame induction: 2004
During her High School career at William Penn H.S., Connie won the State Division I Championship in the 300m low hurdles 4 straight times (1984-87). She set a new State Record each time and still holds the State Record of :42.4, ranking her as 1st on the Delaware H.S. All-Time Performance List (Outdoor). Connie was 4-time New Castle County Champion in the 300m low hurdles. She also won the 200m dash in the State Division I Championship in 1987. She ran a leg on the State Record 4 x 400m relay team in 1984 with a time of 3:49.3 which still stands as the State Record.
In 1987, she was the State Indoor Track “Athlete of the Year”. Connie moved on to West Virginia University where she had an outstanding career. She was 4-time Collegiate All-American. In 1988, she won the Penn Relays 400m hurdles event with a time of :57.75. In 1992, Connie was 2nd in the 400m hurdles at the NCAA Champions with a time of :55.87 and she finished 4th in 1991. Connie placed 5th in the 1992 Olympic Trials.