- Carlos Miranda
- Naples, Fla.
- Palmetto Ridge
o: 1,500m & 5,000m
8K: 24:55.40 (2013 SEC Championships, 11/1/13)
10K: 30:50.05 (2013 NCAA South Region Championship, 11/15/13)
SEC Men’s Freshman Runner of the Week (10/1/13)
SEC Men’s Freshman Runner of the Week (9/24/13)
SEC Men’s Freshman Runner of the Week (9/17/13)
2013 XC SEC All-Freshman Team
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 his freshman campaign, including the 2013 NCAA Championships...After winning the boys title at the FLRunners.com Invitational in 2013 as a high school senior, won the men’s FLRunners.com 14 Invitational with a career-best 5k (15:17.60) his freshman year at Florida…Named to the 2013 SEC All-Freshman Team as one of the top freshman finishers at the SEC Championships (29th overall), hosted by Florida in Gainesville...Picked up three straight SEC Men’s Freshman Runner of the Week accolades to account for three of Florida’s five overall (M&W) SEC weekly honors in 2013…Ran his best 8k at SECs (24:55.40) and best 10k of his first year at the Regional meet in Tuscaloosa (30:50.05).
Prep: A distance runner from Palmetto Ridge High School in Naples, Fla….The 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…Had high school personal bests of 2:06.88 (800), 4:19.50 (1,600) and 9:52.88 (3,200).