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Thursday May 2, 2013Gators Head to Tallahassee for Seminole Twilight

Gainesville, Fla.

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Nine Gators will travel up the road to Tallahassee to compete in the one-day Seminole Twilight meet, scheduled for Friday, May 3. Competition is set to begin at 3 p.m. at Mike Long Track with the womenís hammer and womenís javelin.

 

Of the nine competing Friday is sophomore Marquis Dendy (Middletown, Del.), who will double dip in his usual triple jump-long jump combo. Dendy, the 2013 SEC and NCAA Indoor Champion in the menís long jump, is currently ranked fourth in the world in the menís long jump this year.

 

Two returning SEC Champions will compete Friday to prepare for the upcoming championship season, including 2012 SEC Champion in the menís hammer throw and reigning SEC Menís Field Athlete of the Week, Jeremy Postin (Andover, Kan.), and 2011 SEC womenís javelin champion Fawn Miller (Stoneboro, Pa.).

 

Only field event athletes will be competing for the Gators in Tallahassee, readying themselves for the 2013 Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Mizzouís Audrey J. Walton Stadium. The four-day meet is slated for Thursday-Sunday, May 9-12.

 

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SEMINOLE TWILIGHT :: FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013 :: TALLAHASSEE, FL

 

3:00 p.m.

Womenís Hammer

Jayla Bostic

 

Menís Hammer

David Levin, Jeremy Postin, Kyle Strawn

3:00 p.m.

Womenís Javelin

Fawn Miller

5:30 p.m.

Menís Triple Jump

(follow Womenís)

Marquis Dendy

6:30 p.m.

Womenís Discus

Ashley Miller

6:30 p.m.

Menís Long Jump

(follow Womenís)

Marquis Dendy

6:30 p.m.

Womenís Pole Vault

Caitlin Schuessler

 

Menís Pole Vault

Jared Watkins

 

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