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The Gators will send 23 student-athletes to the 2014 Indoor Track & Field National Championships March 14-15

Wednesday March 5, 2014No. 1 Gators Qualify 23 for NCAA Indoor Championships March 14-15

The Gators will send 23 student-athletes to the 2014 Indoor Track & Field National Championships March 14-15

2014 Female Qualifiers | 2014 Male Qualifiers

 

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The NCAA Division I Menís and Womenís Track and Field Committee has announced the participants that will compete in the 2014 NCAA Division I Menís and Womenís Track and Field Championships March 14-15 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and the Orange and Blue qualified a contingent of 23 student-athletes, second-most in school history, between its No. 1 menís and womenís squads.

 

WOMEN

         Floridaís 2014 SEC Champion and USTFCCCA No. 1 womenís team qualified 12 Gators with 14 event entries Ė and will take a contingent of 14 athletes, including two relay alternates, to Albuquerque next week. UFís 12 competitors represent the second-largest number of qualified women for indoor nationals in school history, with 2004ís 13 qualifiers slightly edging the 2014 contingent in size.

MEN

         On the menís side, UFís SEC runner-up and USTFCCCA No. 1 Gators qualified 11 student-athletes for NCAAs Ė third-most in Gator history Ė with 13 event entries, and will take freshman Nick Uruburu as a relay alternate to compose a squad of 12 UF menís athletes with their eyes on the prize.

 

NCAA INDOORS HISTORY

         The Orange and Blue own a combined four NCAA Indoor Championships, including one on the womenís side in 1992 and three straight for the Florida men from 2010-12. The Gators own five of the last eight possible national titles in menís indoor and outdoor track and field action dating back to 2010 NCAA Indoors.

 

BROADCAST INFO

         ESPN3 will stream the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships live on March 14 starting at 7:55 p.m. ET and March 15 starting at 7:50 p.m. ET. A tape delayed broadcast of the NCAA Championships will air Saturday, March 22, at 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU.

 

FLORIDA 2014 INDOOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS DECLARATIONS (by event)

WOMEN

{12 + 2 alternates: Bostic, Brewer, Burke, Curtis (alt), Eutsey, Gause, Greene, Harrell, Jefferson, McGee, Reynolds, Sanders, Strausa, Tubbs (alt)}

         60m

o    Shayla Sanders (7.24)

 

         200m

o    Kyra Jefferson (22.87)

o    Destinee Gause (23.30)

o    Shayla Sanders (23.45)

 

         400m

o    Robin Reynolds (51.77)

o    Ebony Eutsey (52.76)

 

         Mile

o    Cory McGee (4:35.03)

o    Becky Greene (4:38.03)

 

         4x4

o    Robin Reynolds, Destinee Gause, Kyra Jefferson, Ebony Eutsey (3:30.16)

o    Loreal Curtis alternate

 

         DMR

o    Becky Greene, Ebony Eutsey, Agata Strausa, Cory McGee (11:00.16)

o    Taylor Tubbs alternate

 

         High Jump

o    Taylor Burke (1.87m/6-1.5)

 

         Triple Jump

o    Ciarra Brewer (13.59m/44-7)

 

         Weight Throw

o    Jayla Bostic (21.36m/70-1)

 

         Pentathlon

o    Brittany Harrell (4,137)

 

MEN

{11 + 1 alternate: Arroyo, Dendy, Dukes, Glass, Graham, Jr., Hall, Lovett, Obinwa, Parrish, Schnulle, Uruburu (alt), Wright}

         60m

o    Antwan Wright (6.63)

 

         200m

o    Dedric Dukes (20.55)

o    Arman Hall (20.58)

 

         400m

o    Arman Hall (45.28)

o    Hugh Graham, Jr. (45.94)

o    Najee Glass (45.95)

 

         800m

o    Sean Obinwa (1:47.76)

o    Andres Arroyo (1:47.97)

o    Ryan Schnulle (1:48.05)

 

         5000m

o    Mark Parrish (13:43.15)

 

         60mH

o    Eddie Lovett (7.65)

 

         4x4

o    Najee Glass, Hugh Graham, Jr., Dedric Dukes, Arman Hall (3:03.50)

o    Nick Uruburu alternate

 

         Long Jump

o    Marquis Dendy (7.87m/25-10)

 

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