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JIM CURBY
  • Distance
  • 5-11/ 150
  • Ind: Sophomore, Out: Sophomore
  • Coral Springs, Fla. (M.S. Douglas HS)
  • BD: 4/12/80 (Ann Arbor, Mich.)

PERSONAL RECORD
INDOOR

800m: 1:54.16 - 2001 Gator Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
Mile: 4:23.33 - 2002 Florida Intercollegiates, Gainesville, Fla.
3,000m: 9:08.47 - 2002 SEC East Challenge, Gainesville, Fla.

2002 AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE: Best of 1:54.16 (800m), 4:23.33 (Mile) and 9:08.47 (3,000m)... Competed in five meets (all indoors)... Set a personal best in the 800m at the Gator Invitational, 1:54.16... Started the season with a personal best in the mile at the Florida Intercollegiates, 4:23.33... Ran 9:08.47 for a personal best in the 3,000m at the SEC East Challenge.

2001 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Best of 1:56.82 (800m)... Competed in three meets (all indoors).

2000 AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete for Florida

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: 1999 cross country Runner of the Year in Broward County... Set the fastest time in county history in cross country as well... All-county in mile and 800m... Holds school records in 800m and 1600m... Helped lead M.S. Douglas to the state championships for the first time in school history in 1999... Placed third at the 1999 Walt Disney Invitational in 1999... Placed 19th at the 1999 Footlocker National Cross Country Championships. High School Coach: Brad Lindbaugh.

PREP BESTS: 800m 1:53.40; 1200m: 3:03.03; 1600m: 4:17.02

"BEYOND THE STATS": Person he admires most is Lance Amstrong for winning the 1999 Tour de France after winning a battle with cancer just two years before... Enjoys surfing in his spare time.... Son of Jill and Mark Curby... Born James Michael Curby on April 12, 1980 in Ann Arbor, Mich... Has one younger sister, Michelle.

MAJOR: Psychology.


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