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2014 senior Eddie Lovett will be one of several Gators competing at the 2014 NACAC Championships Aug. 8-10 in Canada

Thursday August 7, 2014Gator Summer Highlights, NACAC U-23 & European Championships on the Horizon

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2014 senior Eddie Lovett will be one of several Gators competing at the 2014 NACAC Championships Aug. 8-10 in Canada

With the 2014 NCAA Track & Field season behind the Orange and Blue, and the USA Outdoor Championships in the rear-view mirror for the Florida track and field program, several Gators have been in action this summer across the globe.


A look at several highlights of Gator competitors through the month of July and events on the horizon in August:


IAAF World Junior Championships (Eugene, Ore.) | July 22-27 | Hayward Field | FINAL RESULTS

·         Gators rising sophomore Andres Arroyo competed for Puerto Rico at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene. Arroyo finished 30th in the 800m (1:51.63), off his personal best from Florida Relays


2014 Commonwealth Games (Glasgow, Scotland) | July 23-August 3 | Hampden Park Stadium | FINAL RESULTS

·         Former Gator distance All-American Genevieve LaCaze was Florida’s highest finisher at the Commonwealth Games, as the Australian clocked a personal-best 9:37.04 in the 3000m steeplechase, good for fifth overall in finals of the event

·         Former Gator hurdler Ugonna Ndu represented Nigeria in heats of the 100-meter hurdles, finishing fifth in her heat with a time of 13.35

·         2013-14 Gator senior and Second Team outdoor All-American Sean Obinwa also represented Nigeria in the 800m at the Commonwealth Games, finishing in 1:50.59, good for fifth place in his heat at the event


2014 NACAC U-23 Championships (Kamloops, BC, Canada) | August 8-10 | Hillside Stadium | LIVE RESULTS

·         Gators scheduled to compete: Najee Glass, Ebony Eutsey, Eddie Lovett, Cory McGee, Fawn Miller, Antwan Wright

·         Schedule of Events at VIII NACAC U-23 Championships | NACAC Championships Home


2014 European Championships (Zϋrich, Switzerland) | August 12-17 | Letzigrund Stadium | LIVE RESULTS

·         Gators & former Gators scheduled to compete: Kemal Mesic (Bosnia-Herzegovina) Agata Strausa (Latvia), Stipe Zunic (Croatia)

·         Schedule of Events at the 2014 European Championships | Entries



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