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ALEX HARRIS
  • Jumps
  • Ind: Senior, Out: Senior
  • Tampa, Fla. (Wharton HS)
  • BD: 3/5/83 (Fort Rucker, Ala.)

CAREER VICTORIES: 7
PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

High Jump: 6-8.75, 2004 SEC Indoor Championships, Lexington, Ky.
Long Jump: 25-0.50, 2003 SEC Indoor Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
Triple Jump: 49-11, 2003 Tyson Invitational, Fayetteville, Ark.
OUTDOOR
Long Jump: 25-0.75, 2005 Texas Relays, Austin, Texas
Triple Jump: 50-6, 2005 Texas Relays, Austin, Texas

2006 AS A SENIOR: Wins (1): (i) Florida Fast Times long jump (7.27m/23-10.25) Bests of 7.52m/24-8.25 (long jump) and 15.17m/49-9.25 (triple jump) Competed in 11 meets (four indoor, seven outdoor) Capped career with 22nd-place finish in triple jump at NCAA Outdoor Championships with mark of 15.17m/49-9.25 Advanced to NCAAs for first time in career in triple jump by finishing fourth with wind-aided leap of 15.86m/52-0.50 at NCAA East Regional Championships Also finished seventh in long jump with wind-aided mark of 7.50m/24-7.25 Took second in triple jump and fifth in long jump at SEC Outdoor Championships Had wind-aided mark of 15.75m/51-8.25 to finish second in triple jump a day after leaping 7.40m/24-3.50 to claim fifth in long jump Earned NCAA regional marks at Miami Elite Invitational in taking second in both long jump (7.52m/24-8.25) and triple jump (15.10m/49-6.50) Picked up first NCAA regional mark of season by taking 10th in triple jump at Texas Relays with wind-aided mark of 15.33m/50-3.50 Opened outdoor season by taking third in triple jump (14.81m/48-7.25) at Diet Pepsi Classic to take third Earned first win of season at Florida Fast Times in long jump (7.27m/23-10.25) Had another solid all-around performance at SEC Indoor Championships Finished seventh in both the long jump (7.42m/24-4.25) and triple jump (15.07m/49-5.50) Scored first provisional of season by finishing seventh in long jump at Tyson Invitational (7.45m/24-5.50) Missed provisional by less than four inches in first meet of season with leap of 7.36m/24-1.75 in long jump SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2005 AS A JUNIOR: Wins (2): (i) Florida Last Chance Meet long jump (7.53m/24-8.50); Wes Kittley 6-Way triple jump (14.63m/48-0) Bests of 7.64m/25-0.75 (long jump) and 15.39m/50-6 (triple jump) Competed in 13 meets (six indoor, seven outdoor) Capped season by finishing 24th in long jump at NCAA Outdoor Championships with mark of 7.11m/23-4 Took ninth in long jump at NCAA East Regional with mark of 7.28m/23-10.75 Posted seventh-place finish in long jump at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships with leap of 7.47m/24-6.25 Also was ninth in triple jump with mark of 14.67m/48-1.75 Finished sixth in long jump at Penn Relays (7.29m/23-11) Took second in long jump (7.29m/23-11) and triple jump (14.89m/48-10.25) at Miami Gatorade Classic Finished fourth in long jump with mark of 7.64m/25-0.75 and posted career-best leap of 15.39m/50-6 in triple jump to finish ninth at Texas Relays Took second in triple jump (14.90m/48-10.75) and third in long jump (7.33m/24-0.75) at Yellow Jacket Invitational Posted a regional qualifying mark of 7.46m/24-5.75 to finish fourth in long jump at Florida Relays Posted provisional leap of 7.53m/24-8.50 at Florida Last Chance Meet Sixth in triple jump (15.22m/49-11.25), seventh in long jump (7.34m/24-1) and 13th in high jump (1.93m/6-4) at SEC Indoor Championships Won triple jump at Wes Kittley 6-Way with leap of 14.63m/48-0 Also finished third in long jump with mark of 6.91m/22-8 Took fifth in long jump at season opening Florida Intercollegiate with mark of 23-11.

2004 AS A SOPHOMORE: Wins (2): (o) Florida Relays DMR (9:50.79); Texas Relays long jump 'B' (7.49m/24-7) Bests of 2.05m/6-8.75 (high jump), 7.58m/24-10.50 (long jump) and 14.68m/48-2 (triple jump) ... Competed in 14 meets (six indoor, eight outdoor) ... Finished 17th in the long jump (7.46m/24-5.75) at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Finished fourth in the long jump with a then personal-best outdoor mark of 7.50m/24-7.25 ... Scored in the triple jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships with an eighth-place mark of 14.65m/48-0.75 ... Notched a third-place finish in the long jump (7.17m/23-6.25) and a fourth-place finish in the triple jump (13.58m/44-6.75) at the FSU Dual Meet ... Won the long jump 'B' competition at the Texas Relays with a mark of 7.49m/24-7.00 Member of the winning DMR team at Florida Relays ... Finished third in the long jump at the Fast Times Qualifier with an indoor season-best mark of 7.58m/24-10.50 ... Scored in the high jump with a sixth-place finish (2.05m/6-8.75) and in the long jump with a seventh-place finish (7.42m/24-4.25) at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Runner-up in the long jump (7.55m/24-9.25) at the Tyson Invitational ... Placed sixth in the long jump (7.15m/23-5.50) at the SEC Invitational ... Finished fifth in the long jump with a mark of 7.24m/23-9.00 at the Florida Intercollegiate.

2003 AS A FRESHMAN (REDSHIRT): Wins (2): (i) Florida Intercollegiate long jump (7.12m/23-4.50); SEC Challenge triple jump (14.58m/47-10) Bests of 2.01m/6-7 (high jump), 7.63m/25-0.50 (long jump), 15.21m/49-11 (triple jump) ... Competed in nine meets (five indoor, four outdoor) ... Finished 11th in the long jump at the NCAA East Regional with a mark of 7.34m/24-1 ... Placed 11th in the long jump (7.35m/24-1.50) at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Runner-up in the long jump (7.36m/24-1.75) and ninth in the triple jump (14.25m/46-9) at the Texas Invitational ... Finished seventh in the long jump invitational at the Florida Relays ... Scored at the SEC Indoor Championships with a fifth-place finish in the long jump (7.63m/25-0.50) ... Finished 11th in the triple jump with a jump of 15.21m/49-11 at the Tyson Invitational ... Placed third at the Gator Invitational in the long jump (7.50m/24-7.25) ... Won the triple jump at the SEC Challenge with a mark of 14.58m/47-10 ... Won the long jump at the Florida Intercollegiate with a mark of 7.12m/23-4.50 and also finished third in the triple jump (15.00m/49-2.50).

2002 AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete for Florida.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 6-10 in high jump and 47-6.75 in triple jump Set high school high and triple jump records ... Took second in high jump at 2001 Florida Class 4A state meet (6-10) and was sixth in triple jump (46-10.75) His high school team was the regional and district champions ... Top field event athlete in high school 2001 graduate of Wharton High School.

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