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2012 Men's Cross Country Roster

Derek Wehunt

Odessa, Fla.
Derek Wehunt

Major: Biological Sciences

Track Events: Mile and 3,000m


Highlights: One top-10 finish … Personal bests of 25:07.3 (8K) and 25:12 (5-mile).


2009: Finished 58th overall at the SEC Championship meet ... Scored for the Gators with an 89th overall finish at the Notre Dame Invitational … Placed fifth overall and third for Florida at the Mountain Dew Invitational, the first collegiate meet of his career as a Gator.


Track Highlights: Personal bests of 4:15.95 (iMile) and 8:47.29 (i3,000m)


Prep: Coached by Jim Zander, Travis Hall and Gail Bottone … Cross country district champion in 2006, 2007 and 2008 … Named Tampa Tribune Cross Country Runner of the Year in 2007 … Two-time St. Petersburg Times Cross Country Runner of the Year (2006, 07) … District, regional and state qualifier all four years in both cross country and track … Placed sixth in the 2007 FHSAA Class 4A state cross country meet … Cross country team earned the regional title in 2005 and 2006 … Also took home the district title three years in a row (2005, 06, 07) … Won the Hillsborough County team championship in 2006 … Captain of the 2009 Sickles High School cross country team … Ran a best of 15:25.24 in the 5k …  Recorded the best 1,600m time (4:11.14) and the best 3200m time (9:06.78) in the state and held the second-best 800m time (1:52.9) … Anchor of the 4x800m relay team that took home the 2009 FHSAA Class 4A state champion title … Finished third in the 1,600m state meet in 2008 … Finished fourth in the 3,200m and fifth in the 1,600m at the 2006 state track meet … Four-time track and field regional champion in the 1,600m event (2006-09), two-time regional champion in the 3,200m event (2006, 09) and part of the 4x800m regional championship team (2008, 09) … Four-time track and field district champion in both the 1,600m and 3,200m events (2006-09) … Holds school records in the 5K, 800m, 3,200m, 1,600m and the distance medley, 4x800m and 34x1,600m relay teams.



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