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COURTNEY CHAMBERS
  • Distance
  • 5-11/165
  • Ind: Senior, Out: Senior
  • Lauderhill, Fla. (Boyd Anderson HS)
  • BD: 1/19/79 (Kingston, Jamaica)

CAREER VICTORIES: 5

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

Mile: 4:05.85 - 2002 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
3000m: 8:24.12 - 2001 Tyson Invitational, Fayetteville, Ark.
OUTDOOR
800m: 1:51.49 - 2000 SEC Outdoor Championships, Baton Rogue, La.
1500m: 3:47.51 - 2001 Gator Twi-Light, Gainesville, Fla.
5000m: 14:39.39 - 2000 Penn Relays, Philadelphia, Pa.

2002 AS A SENIOR: Bests of 3:53.33 (1,500m), 4:05.85 (Mile) and 8:45.32 (3,000m)... Competed in 12 meets (six indoors, six outdoors)... Seventh in the finals of the SEC Championships 1500m, 3:52.93, seasonal best of 3:51.06 in the prelims... Won the Sun Angel Classic 1,500m with a time of 3:53.33... Set a personal best of 4:05.85 in the finals of the mile at the SEC Indoor Championships. .

2002 WINS (1): (o) Sun Angel Classic (4/13) 1500m: 3:53.33

2001 AS A JUNIOR: Bests of 3:47.51 (1,500m) 4:10.12 (Mile) and 8:24.12 (3,000m)... Competed in 12 meets (seven indoors, five outdoors)... Final qualifier for the 1,500m at the SEC Championships, finished fifth in the finals... Set a personal best in the 1,500m at the Gator Twi-Light, 3:47.51... Set a personal best in winning the Tyson Invitational 3,000m (8:24.12)... Member of the automatic qualifying Distance Medley Relay team (with Harris, Joseph and Duncan), 9:36.87- second all-time at Florida.

2001 WINS (1): (i) Tyson Invitational (2/9) 3,000m: 8:24.12

2000 AS A SOPHOMORE: Bests of 3:49.29 (1500m), 4:10:57 (Mile), 8:29.01 (3000m) (8:53.06 outdoors) and 14:39.39 (5000m)... Competed in 12 meets (Six Indoor, Six Outdoor)... Florida Relays champion with the 4x1500m Relay (Second leg with Lee, Ortiz and Duncan), 15:42.84... Ninth in the NCAA Indoor Championships Distance Medley Relay (Leadoff leg with Mann, Abiola and Duncan), 9:48.12... Fifth in the SEC Indoor Championship Distance Medley Relay (Anchor leg with Duncan, Wilkerson and Ortiz), 9:57.76; 12th in the 3000m, 8:47.71, 11th in the preliminaries of the mile, 4:13.12.... Member of NCAA Indoor provisional qualifying Distance Medley Relay from the Iowa State Classic (9:42.30c).

2000 WINS (2): (i) Gator Invitational (2/6) 3000m: 8:29.01; (o) Florida Relays (3/24) 4x1500m (2): 15:42.84.

1999 AS A FRESHMAN: Bests of 1:56.92 (800m), 3:56.72 (1500m), 4:18.74 (Mile), 8:31.25 (3000m) and 14:52.65 (5000m)... Competed in 12 meets (Five indoors, Seven outdoors)... 26h in Penn Relays 5000m, 14:52.65 - Personal Best... Florida Relays Champion, 4x1600m relay, 17:02.09 (Leadoff leg with Evans, Joseph and Tanner) - Florida Record... Ninth in Indoor SEC Championships 3000m, 8:31.25.

1999 WINS (1): (o) Florida Relays (3/26-27) 4x1600m: 17:02.09.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: 1997 state 1600m champion, 4:20... 1998 state mile runner-up, 4:17.7... 11th at 1998 Foot Locker Southern Region Cross Country Championships... Member of Boyd Anderson state champion cross country (1996) and track (1997) teams... 1998 Broward County Athlete of the Year... All-county first team in track and cross country. High School Coach: David Bowden.

PREP BESTS: 1600m: 4:16; 3200m: 9:37; 2 miles: 9:24; 3k: 8:42; 5k XC: 15:42.

"BEYOND THE STATS": Joined high school teammate Donnell Bowen in the 1998 recruiting class... Nickname is "Cobra"... Born Courtney R. Chambers on January 19, 1979 in Kingston, Jamaica... Has three brothers, Maurice, Craig and Andre and four sisters Charmaine, Maria, Natalie and Laniesha..

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