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The Florida men's 4x4 was one of eight Florida event victories at the Razorback Invitational this weekend.

Saturday February 1, 2014Florida T&F Posts Nation-Leading Performances; Concludes Competition at Razorback Invitational

The Florida men's 4x4 was one of eight Florida event victories at the Razorback Invitational this weekend.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Gator junior jumper Ciarra Brewer notched the nation’s top triple-jump mark (13.55m/44-5.5) and sophomore middle-distance runner Ryan Schnulle clocked the second-fastest 800m run in the country so far en route to a first-place finish (1:48.05) in the event to help lead the Orange and Blue on the final day of competition the Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville Saturday. Senior Eddie Lovett, freshman Skylar Ross-Ransom and the Florida men’s 4x4 all had event wins on the final day of action at the Randal Tyson Track Center to close out the weekend for the Florida track and field programs.


In the team standings at the Razorback Invitational, the USTFCCCA Division I National Meet of the Week, the Gators finished third on both the men’s (90 pts) and women’s sides (84 pts). The invite featured a number of top-25 teams, as Arkansas, Florida, Florida State, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Stanford, Texas, Texas A&M and Tulsa all competed at the Randal Tyson Track Center this weekend.


Florida will swing back into action Feb. 7-8 when the squad splits for the Armory Invitational and the Virginia Tech Elite meet in Blacksburg, Va.



·         Junior jumper Ciarra Brewer had a season-best mark in the triple jump (13.55m/44-5.5) Saturday, the best performance in the event in the country so far this season

·         Sophomore middle-distance runner Ryan Schnulle ran the sixth-fastest mark in school history in the 800m (1:48.05) – the second-fastest mark in the country so far this season

·         Florida walked away from the Razorback Invitational with eight total event victories, including three Friday and five Saturday at the Randal Tyson Track Center

·         Freshman Skylar Ross-Ransom cruised to a 8.28 mark in the women’s 60mH, a personal-best and the third-fastest time in UF history in the event

·         Sophomore distance runner Mark Parrish clocked a personal best 7:59.72 in the men’s 3000m, the second-fastest mark in the event in Gator history

·         The Florida’s women’s 4x4 relay quartet, composed of Robin Reynolds, Destinee Gause, Kyra Jefferson and Ebony Eutsey, clocked a 3:31.52, the second-fastest for a Gator women’s 4x4

·         Sophomore men’s sprinter Arman Hall jumped from seventh in UF’s all-time top 10 in the 400m to fourth all-time (45.63) with his performance in the event Saturday



“I am extremely pleased with the weekend overall at a great meet with great teams competing; I thought it was important for our team to come into this meet with the right mindset. We talked about matching the intensity of our competitors and we did that. Another great run by Arman (Hall) today in the 400m and Eddie Lovett was Eddie Lovett in the hurdles. Great performance by CiCi (Ciarra Brewer) in the triple jump to take the national lead and the 800m was just tremendous for our youngsters – Ryan (Schnulle) and Andres Arroyo. We ended the meet on a great note with the men’s 4x4 – a great group of young men. I’m also very proud of Mark Parrish in the 3000m – he doesn’t especially love indoors and for him to come out here and have the performance he did was really great. I’m very proud of our team, but it’s over now – we’ll get back to Gainesville, get rested and get back to work.”



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W60m: 4. Shayla Sanders (7.38 F; 7.40 SF); 10. Robin Reynolds (7.59); 12. Darshay Davis (7.61)


W400m: 2. Ebony Eutsey (53.56); Loreal Curtis (55.95)


W60mH: 1. Skylar Ross-Ransom (8.28 F; 8.44 pre); 6. Tyjah Eady (8.71 F; 8.65 pre); 7. Ashley Favors (8.78; 8.91)


W4x4: 2. R. Reynolds, D. Gause, K. Jefferson, E. Eutsey (3:31.52)


WLJ: 3. Lorraine Graham (6.04m /19-9.75); 4. Robin Reynolds (5.98m/19-7.5)


WTJ: 1. Ciarra Brewer (13.55m/44-5.5); 5. Gissell Warner (12.12m/39-9.25)


M60m: 3. Antwan Wright (6.75)


M400m: 2. Arman Hall (45.63); 7. Hugh Graham, Jr. (46.59); 11. Nick Uruburu (47.16)


M60mH: 1. Eddie Lovett (7.73 F; 7.78 pre); 3. Moriel Pitt (7.92 F: 7.98 pre); --Yanick Hart (7.92 pre)


M4x4: 1. N. Glass, H. Graham, Jr., N. Uruburu, A. Hall (3:04.46)


MTJ: 9. Marquis Dendy (14.46m /47-5.25)


M800m: 1. Ryan Schnulle (1:48.05); 2. Andres Arroyo (1:48.53); 9. Sean Obinwa (1:51.54); Donnie Lee, Jr. (1:51.79)


M3000m: 4. Mark Parrish (7:59.72); 34. Eddie Garcia (9:01.72)



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