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Bernard Middleton
  • Sprints
  • Ind: Sophomore, Out: Sophomore
  • Jacksonville, Fla. (Wolfson HS)
  • BD: 12/21/85 (Jacksonville, Fla.)

CAREER VICTORIES: 11

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

200m: 21.36, 2005 SEC Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
400m: 46.50, 2005 SEC Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
OUTDOOR
200m: 21.09, 2005 Miami Gatorade Classic, Coral Gables, Fla.
400m: 46.31, 2005 NCAA East Regional Championships, New York, N.Y.

HONORS: (One-time NCAA champion; three-time All-American; two-time Southeastern Conference champion) 2006 NCAA Indoor All-American - 4x400m relay; 2005 NCAA Outdoor All-American - 4x400m relay; 2005 NCAA East Regional champion - 4x400m relay; 2005 SEC Outdoor champion - 4x400m relay; 2005 NCAA Indoor champion - 4x400m relay; 2005 NCAA Indoor All-American - 4x400m relay; 2005 SEC Indoor champion - 4x400m relay SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2006 AS A SOPHOMORE: Wins (2): (o) Drake Relays 4x200m (1:23.48); (i) Gator Invitational 4x400m relay (3:12.20) Bests of 21.47 (200m) and 46.53 (400m) Competed in 13 meets (seven indoor, six outdoor) Ran anchor leg of 4x100m relay that finished 14th at NCAA Outdoor Championships in 40.00 Finished 12th in 400m at NCAA East Regional (47.00) Also ran anchor leg of 4x100m relay that took fifth (40.12) Ran first leg of 4x400m that finished fourth at SEC Outdoor Championships (3:09.58) Also finished 15th in 200m (21.68) and 10th in 400m (47.15) Opening leg of winning 4x200m at Drake Relays (1:23.48) Improved on season-best 400m time by running 46.53 to take fifth at Miami Elite Invitational Also ran opening leg of 4x100m relay that finished second in regional time of 39.46 and opening leg of 4x400m relay that took second in regional time of 3:07.67 Opened outdoor season by running NCAA regional time of 47.02 to take third in 400m at Diet Pepsi Classic Ran second leg of fourth-place 4x400m relay (3:07.63) at NCAA Indoor Championships Clocked fastest indoor time of season to take fifth in 400m (46.88) at Cyclone National Qualifier Took fourth in 400m (47.50) and eighth in 200m (21.69) at SEC Indoor Championships Also ran anchor leg of runner-up 4x400m relay (3:10.74) Notched first provisional of season with time of 47.15 to take seventh at Tyson Invitational Also ran anchor leg of 4x400m relay (3:07.01) that clocked then-second-fastest time in the nation and achieved provisional mark Runner-up to teammate Sekou Clarke in 400m at Pepsi Invitational with time of 47.95 in first quarter-mile race of season Finished third in 200m in season debut at Florida Intercollegiate with time of 21.70.

2005 AS A FRESHMAN: Wins (9): (o) NCAA East Regional Championships 4x400m relay (3:04.95); SEC Outdoor Championships 4x400m relay (3:02.23); Penn Relays 4x400m relay (3:03.34); Miami Gatorade Classic 400m (46.56); Texas Relays 4x400m relay (3:02.47); Florida Relays 4x200m (1:22.08); (i) NCAA Indoor Championships 4x400m relay (3:03.51); SEC Indoor Championships 4x400m relay (3:04.75); Iowa State Classic 4x400m relay (3:03.95) Bests of 21.09 (200m) and 46.31 (400m) Competed in 14 meets (six indoor, eight outdoor) Ran opening leg of 4x400m relay that finished fourth at NCAA Outdoor Championships in 3:01.36 Also took 22nd in 400m (47.16) Ran third leg of victorious 4x400m relay (3:04.95) at NCAA East Regional Championships Also qualified for nationals in 400m by taking fifth in 46.31 Third leg of 4x400m relay that broke meet record at SEC Championships with time of 3:02.23 Barely missed out in advancing to finals by finishing ninth in 400m (46.40) Ran opening leg of winning 4x400m relay (3:03.34) at Penn Relays Took home first in 400m with regional time of 46.56 at Miami Gatorade Classic Ran third leg on winning 4x400m relay that posted then-top time in world during the season with mark of 3:02.47 at Texas Relays Also ran on 4x200m that finished second (1:23.01) and sprint medley relay that took third in 3:16.43 Posted regional qualifying time of 47.07 in 400m to finish third at Yellow Jacket Invitational Ran opening leg of winning 4x200m relay at Florida Relays (1:22.08) Earned NCAA title as member of winning 4x400m relay that set collegiate record in 3:03.51 Also competed in 400m and finished 14th in 47.09 Ran second leg on winning 4x400m relay at SEC Indoor Championships (3:04.75) and took fifth in 400m with time of 46.50 Also finished eighth in 200m with time of 21.40 Ran on 4x400m relay at Iowa State Classic that turned in time of 3:03.95 Also ran on DMR that finished third with NCAA provisional time of 9:43.50 and posted provisional time in 400m by taking fifth in 46.71 Finished fifth in 400m at Gator Invitational in 48.02 In first collegiate race, finished second in 200m at Florida Intercollegiate in 21.75.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 10.47 in 100m, 21.49 in 200m and 47.23 in 400m Coached by Ronald Brooks Posted a time of 48.08 in 400m to finish sixth at the USATF Junior Olympics in 2003 in Miami Set high school record Named All-Gateway Conference in 2002-04 Ran 46.00 split in leading Florida Heat 4x400m relay to third place at 2003 USATF Junior Olympics in 3:12.05 High school team finished third at the 3A state meet in 2004 2004 graduate of Wolfson High School.

MAJOR: History


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