- Carlos Miranda
- Naples, Fla.
- Palmetto Ridge
· 2013 All-SEC Freshman Team
Collegiate XC PR | 5k: 15:07.9; 8k: 24:55.8; 10k: 30:50.05
High School PR | 1,600m: 4:17.65; 3,200m: 9:09.48
Collegiate PR | 1,500m: 3:53.73; Mile: 4:09.36; 5,000m: 14:49.17
2014: Second-year runner competed in every race for the Gators, racking up two top-10 finishes … Finished fourth (15:33.41; 5k) at season-opening Western Carolina Invitational, helping Florida win the team title ... Grabbed fourth at the Walt Disney Invitational, clocking a 25:14.80 8k … Finished a squad-best 35th at the SEC Championships with a 8k time of 25:28.55.
2013: Was a crucial component to Florida’s scoring corps his freshman season as one of the Gators’ five scorers in all seven races, including the 2013 NCAA Championships … Won the men’s FLRunners.com 14 Invitational with a career-best 5k (15:17.60) … One of the top freshman finishers at the SEC Championships (29th overall) ... Picked up three straight SEC Men’s Freshman Runner of the Week accolades (Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 1) … Ran his best 8k at the SEC Championship (24:55.40) and best 10k of his first year at the NCAA South Region Championship meet in Tuscaloosa (30:50.05).
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: A distance runner from Palmetto Ridge High School in Naples, Fla. … 2012 Naples Daily News Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year, blowing away the field at the FLrunners.com Invitational 13 Race of Champions, finishing first among boys in a personal-best time of 15:07.90 ... A three-time FHSAA 3A Region 3 Champion, turned in a third-place finish at the state meet as a junior.