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Ciarra Brewer, Skylar Ross-Ransom & Nick Uruburu all picked up SEC Athlete of the Week honors Tuesday.

Tuesday February 4, 2014Brewer, Ross-Ransom & Uruburu Garner SEC Athlete of the Week Accolades

Ciarra Brewer, Skylar Ross-Ransom & Nick Uruburu all picked up SEC Athlete of the Week honors Tuesday.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Florida junior jumper Ciarra Brewer and a pair of Gator freshmen in hurdler Skylar Ross-Ransom and sprinter Nick Uruburu picked up SEC Athlete of the Week accolades Tuesday, bringing the University of Floridaís season total to six league honors.

 

Brewer, Ross-Ransom & Uruburu all turned in stellar performances at the Arkansas Invitational last weekend at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville Ė Brewer with the nationís best triple jump mark this season (13.55m/44-5.5), Ross-Ransom with a PR in the 60mH and the third-fastest performance in school history (8.28) and Uruburu with two PRs in the 200m (21.53) & 400m (47.16), while also collaborating with Najee Glass, Hugh Graham, Jr. and Arman Hall for the fastest time in the world in the menís 4x4 relay thus far this season (3:04.46).

 

In the team standings at the Razorback Invitational, the USTFCCCA Division I National Meet of the Week, the Gators finished third on both the menís (90 pts) and womenís 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 Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.

 

The Orange and Blue hold the top marks in the country in the menís 4x4 (3:04.46), the menís long jump (Marquis Dendy, 7.87m/25-10) and womenís triple jump (Brewer, 13.55m/44-5.5). In the SEC, the Gators reign in the all three aforementioned events, in addition to the menís 800m (Ryan Schnulle, 1:48.05), womenís 3000m (Cory McGee, 9:18.26), menís 60mH (Eddie Lovett, 7.70) and Floridaís womenís DMR (11:00.16).

 

Florida will next head north to the Doc Hale Virginia Tech Elite Meet at Rector Fieldhouse Feb. 7-8.

 

BREWER, ROSS-RANSOM & URUBURU NOTABLES

Womenís Field Athlete of the Week: Ciarra Brewer

         Turned in a nation-leading 13.55m/44-5.5 to take the triple jump title at the Razorback Invitational, a new season-best mark, while contributing 10 points to the Gatorsí overall meet total

         Ranks first in the event in the SEC and NCAA so far this season

 

Womenís Freshman of the Week: Skylar Ross-Ransom

         Won the 60mH at the Razorback Invitational with a careerbest 8.28

         Her mark (8.28) was the thirdfastest mark in Florida history in the event

         Owns the fastest time in the SEC for a freshman in the race Ė is seventh overall in the league in the 60mH

         The secondfastest freshman in the country in the event this season and ran the fastest mark in the country for a freshman in the 60mH this week

 

Menís Freshman of the Week: Nick Uruburu

         Fastest freshman finisher in the 200m at the Razorback Invitational with a new season-best mark of 21.53

         The fifth-fastest freshman in the SEC in the event and the fastest freshman to run the mark in the last week of competition

         The second-fastest freshman finisher in the 400m at the Razorback Invite, clocking a new season-best mark (47.16), the fastest for a first-year athlete in the league and also the ninth-best time in the SEC so far

         Has the sixth-best mark in the country for a freshman this year in the 400m

         Ran the third leg of UFís world-leading 4x400-meter relay that notched a 3:04.46, the fourth-fastest time in school history

 

2014 FLORIDA T&F SEC ATHLETE OF THE WEEK ACCOLADES

January 14 Ė Arman Hall (MROW), Robin Reynolds (WFAOW) & Taylor Tubbs (WFOW)

February 4 Ė Ciarra Brewer (WFAOW), Skylar Ross-Ransom (WFOW) & Nick Uruburu (MFOW)

 

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