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KENYATTA NICHOLS
  • Sprints/Jumps
  • 5-8/160
  • Ind: Sophomore, Out: Sophomore
  • Hawthorne, Fla. (Interlachen HS)
  • BD: 6/6/81 (Gainesville, Fla.)

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

55m: 6.47 - 2001 Florida Intercollegiates, Gainesville, Fla.
60m: 7.01 - 2001 SEC Quad, Fayetteville, Ark.
200m: 21.72b - 2001 SEC Quad, Fayetteville, Ark.
400m: 49.23 - 2001 Nike Fast Times Meet, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOOR
Long Jump: 24-1.5 - 2000 10m: 11.06 - 2000

2001 AS A SOPHOMORE: Bests of 6.47 (55m), 7.01 (60m), 21.72b (200m) and 49.23 (400m)... Competed in six meets (all indoors)... Left the team after the SEC indoor championships... Member of the provisional qualifying 4x400m relay team (anchor leg with White, Armstrong and Harris), 3:07.21, second at SEC Indoor Championships-fourth all-time at Florida.

2000 AS A FRESHMAN: Bests of 24-1.5 in the long jump and 11.06 in the 100m... Competed in eight meets, all outdoors... 17th in the USATF Junior National Championships Long Jump, 22-04.25... Ninth in the SEC Outdoor Championships Long Jump, 24-1.5 (7.35m)- Collegiate Best... Third in the Florida Relays collegiate Long Jump, 23-4 (7.11m); 35th in the collegiate 100m, 11.06.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: 1999 4A Long Jump state champion... 1998 4A Long Jump state runner-up... Bob Hayes Invitational long jump champion... Holds Interlachen High school records in the long jump, 100m, 200m and 400m... Part of the 1999 County Champion Interlachen track program... Team was district runner-up in 1997. High School Coach: Butch Helmly.

PREP BESTS: LJ: 24-6; 100m: 10.7; 200m: 21.8; 400m: 47.8.

"BEYOND THE STATS": 1999 all-county and all-area honorable mention football player... Lists the best athlete he has ever gone up against as himself, every day in practice trying to outdo his accomplishments... Roommates with teammate Ali Abiola... Son of Sandra Burns... Born Kenyatta Kenyale Nichols on June 6, 1981in Gainesville, Fla... Has two younger brothers: Kendall and Kwamane Nichols.

MAJOR: Computer Science.


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