- Sydney Devore
- Lakeland, Fla.
- Lake Region High School
Major: Social & Behavioral Sciences
Track Events: 3,000m and 10,000m
Highlights: SEC All-Freshman team in 2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll in 2009-10 One top-10 finish Personal bests of 18:17.30 (5K) and 22:45.81 (6K).
2009: Earn ed SEC All-Freshman team honors with an overall 37th-place finish in first 6K race of the season Second Gator to finish the FSU Invitational, placing sixth overall in a personal-best 5K time Finished 26th overall in Mountain Dew Invitational, first career meet.
Track Highlights: Finished 10th in the 3,000m in the 2010 Tom Jones Memorial Classic Personal bests of 10:31.31 (o3,000m) and 18:32.07 (o10,000m).
Prep: Coached by George Whitmire Captured the county, district and regional cross country titles in 2008 Placed fourth at the FHSAA Class 3A state cross country meet as a senior Team took second in the county and first at the district meet Finished ninth at the state meet as a junior Holds Lake Region High School records for the 2-mile and 5K events Named The Lakeland Ledgers 2008 Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year Finished eighth in the 2009 FHSAA 3A State Finals and second at the regional meet in the 3,200m Took first place in the 2009 FHSAA 3A District 8 in the 3,200m and 1,600m events Earned team MVP award all three years as a member of the cross country and track programs.