- Elliot Clemente
- Miami, Fla.
- Belen Jesuit Prep
o: 1,500m, 3,000m, 5,000m & 10,000m
8K: 25:11.93 (2014 Mountain Dew Invitational, 9/20/14)
10K: 31:41.00 (South Region Championship, 11/14/14)
2014: Competed in all of Florida’s six competitions on the year…Ran a personal-best 10k at the South Region Championship, clocking a 31:41.00, and finishing 48th, while scoring second for Florida…Helped lead UF to a title at the season-opening Western Carolina Invitational, finish seventh with a 5k time of 15:49.08…Set a career-best 8k at the Mountain Dew Invitational with a mark of 25:11.93.
2013: Competed in Florida’s first four competitions his sophomore campaign at Western Carolina, the Mountain Dew Invitational in Gainesville, the FLRunners.com Invitational 14 and the Wisconsin adidas Invitational…Ran a career-best 8k at the Mountain Dew Invite, clocking a 25:25.84…Was part of UF’s scoring corps at the FLRunners.com Invitational in Titusville, crossing third overall and scoring second for the Gators with a 15:28.10 5k race.
2012: Raced in two competitions his first year with the Gators, including UF’s home Mountain Dew Invitational where he clocked a 27:04.93 in his first 8k at Florida…Finished a season-best sixth place at the St. Leo Invitational, where he scored third for Florida in 26:57.80.
Prep: A distance runner from Belen Jesuit High School in Miami, Fla….Was a 2010 Foot Locker Finalist, finished fifth at the South Regional and 25th overall at the National finals…Helped Belen Jesuit to the 2011 FHSAA Class 3A State Championships by winning the individual 5k state championships title (15:05.99)…Was a key runner on the Belen Jesuit squads that also won state titles in 2008 and 2010…Was the state runner-up in 2010 (15:25.07), finished third at the 3A State Champoinships in 2009 (15:28.67) and fifth at the 2008 Class 2A State Championships (15:45)…Led the Miami Havana Club Cross Country team at Nike Nationals…Clocked a 14:58 PR to win the Southeast Regional 5k and help Miami Havana earn a berth to Nike National in Oregon, where he finished 20th individually.