- Aaron Kindt
- Orlando, Fla.
- Boone High School
Track Events: 1,500m, 3,000m and 5,000m
Highlights: SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2007-08 and 2008-09 Three top-10 finishes Personal bests of 24:46.49 (8K), 24:39 (5-mile) and 33:42.7 (10K).
2008: Ran for the Gators in four meets, scoring in three Tallied a fourth-place finish at the Mountain Dew Invitational Set a personal-best 5-mile time with a 57th-place finish, fourth among UF runners, at the Notre Dame Invitational.
2007: Competed in three events Ran an 8K career-best with at the Tiger Invitational, earning second top-10 finish and placing 10th overall, seventh among Gators.
2006: Competed in five races Earned first collegiate top-10 finish at the Tampa Early Bird Classic Ran 25:01.18 at the Mountain Dew Invitational and placed 11th overall Also competed in the Notre Dame Invitational, SEC Championship and South Regional Championship.
Track Highlights: Set a personal best in the 5,000m at the 2008 Outdoor Florida State Relays, finishing eighth Recorded a personal best in the 1,500m outdoor run a the 2009 Seminole Twilight Invitational, finishing 10th Personal bests of 8:29.21 (i3,000m), 3:55.91 (o1,500m) and 14:55.07 9o5,00m).
Prep: Coached by Paul Katauskas All-state honors with a third-place finish at the 2005 Class 4A state cross country meet Was also the regional runner-up, district champion and Metro Conference champion in the 2005 cross country season Was the Class 4A state runner up in the 1,600m in 2006 Earned third place in the 3,200m senior season Left leg was hit by a car in February 2005, but recovered enough to compete in the 3,200m in district and regional championships in April Lists the most memorable moment of athletic career as running under 10 minutes in the 3,200m for the first time and running a 25-second personal best.
Personal: Son of Hahns and Carol Kindt Father is a train conductor and mother is a principal Mother graduated from Florida Has a younger brother, Zachary Admires Steve Prefontaine for his no fear attitude Chose Florida because he has been a Gator since the day he was born.