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KAYNE DAKOSKI
  • Decathlon
  • Ind: Senior, Out: Senior
  • Palm Harbor, Fla. (Palm Harbor HS/Miami, Ohio)
  • BD: 11/24/82 (Cambridge, Ohio)

CAREER VICTORIES: 2

PERSONAL RECORDS
Heptathlon: 5,273 points, 2006 SEC Indoor Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
Decathlon: 7,303 points, 2006 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
100m: 11.48, 2006 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
400m: 50.78, 2006 NCAA Championships, Sacramento, Calif.
1,500m: 4:26.72, 2006 NCAA Championships, Sacramento, Calif.
110m Hurdles: 14.75, 2006 Miami Elite Invitational, Coral Gables, Fla.
High Jump: 1.83m/6-0, 2006 NCAA Championships, Sacramento, Calif.
Pole Vault: 4.70m/15-5, 2006 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
Long Jump: 6.75m/22-1.75, 2006 Florida State Relays, Tallahassee, Fla.
Shot Put: 13.45m/44-1.50, 2006 NCAA Championships, Sacramento, Calif.
Discus: 43.61m/143-1, 2006 Miami Elite Invitational, Sacramento, Calif.
Javelin: 60.22m/197-7, 2006 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.

2006 AS A SENIOR: Wins (2): (o) Diet Pepsi Classic javelin (58.54m/192-1); Florida State Relays decathlon (7,211) Bests of 7,303 (decathlon), 5,273 (heptathlon) and 60.22m/197-7 (javelin) Competed in 14 meets (eight indoor, six outdoor) Became first UF decathlete in more than 25 years to compete at NCAA Outdoor Championships Tied or set four PRs at NCAAs Finished 10th with 7,191 points - just 88 points shy of earning All-America honors Finished in top five in three events (discus, javelin, 1,500m) with best finish of second in 1,500m (4:26.72) Scored 3,675 points on second day (third most of all competitors) in moving from 18th after the first day to 10th Scored six points for Florida by taking third in decathlon at SEC Championships with career-best 7,303 points Score ranked second in school history Posted mark of 60.22m/197-7 in javelin - sixth-best throw in school history Improved on javelin throw for fourth-straight time at Miami Elite Invitational by throwing 58.95m/193-5 Set third career best of season in javelin at Texas Relays with throw of 58.87/193-2 to take 10th Posted then-seventh-best throw in school history to win javelin at Diet Pepsi Classic (58.54m/192-1) Had PRs in four of five events on the first day en route to winning the decathlon at the Florida State Relays with an NCAA provisional 7,211 points Became just the second Gator in the last 25 years to surpass 7,000 points Posted PRs in six of seven events in finishing with an NCAA provisional and school record 5,273 points to finish third in the heptathlon at the SEC Indoor Championships SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2005 AS A JUNIOR: Did not compete for Florida as a junior after transferring from Miami (Ohio) Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

2004 AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE: Competed at Miami (Ohio) Posted seventh-best score in decathlon in school history (6,830) at 2004 Mid-American Championships Finished fourth at the meet.

2003 AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete for Florida due to injury.

2002 AS A FRESHMAN: Best of 18-5.25 in the long jump ... Competed in one indoor meet Marked at 18-5.25 in the long jump at the SEC East Challenge.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 6,110 in decathlon, 11.30 in 100m, 51.30 in 400m, 2:02.9 in 800m, 5-10 in high jump, 11-7.5 in pole vault and 41-1.5 in shot put Set Palm Harbor High records in the 800m, pole vault and as a member of the 4x100m, 4x400m, DMR and 4x800m ... Competed in both track and cross country in high school ... AAU state champion in the decathlon ... USA Decathlon Champion and AAU decathlon runner-up in 2001 MVP of Track and field team and swimming team in high school 2001 graduate of Palm Harbor High School.

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