CAREER VICTORIES: 26
High Jump: 2.27m/7-5.25, 2006 SEC Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
Long Jump: 7.87m/25-10, 2006 NCAA Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
High Jump: 2.23m/7-3.75, 2005 SEC Championships, Nashville, Tenn.
Long Jump: 7.96m/26-1.50, 2006 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
HONORS: (One-time NCAA champion, 13-time All-American, eight-time Southeastern Conference champion) 2006 NCAA Outdoor All-American - long jump; 2006 NCAA East Regional champion - high jump, long jump; 2006 SEC Outdoor champion - high jump, long jump; 2006 NCAA Indoor All-American - high jump, long jump; 2006 SEC Indoor champion - high jump, long jump; 2006 SEC Indoor and Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year; 2005 NCAA Outdoor All-American - high jump, long jump, 4x100m relay; 2005 NCAA East Regional champion - high jump, 4x100m relay; 2005 SEC Outdoor champion - high jump, 4x100m relay; 2005 NCAA Indoor All-American - long jump, high jump; 2005 SEC Indoor champion - high jump; 2004 NCAA Outdoor champion - 4x100m relay; 2004 NCAA Outdoor All-American - long jump, 4x100m relay, 4x400m relay; 2004 SEC Outdoor champion - high jump; 2004 NCAA Indoor All-American - high jump, long jump; 2004 SEC Freshman Indoor Field Athlete of the Year; 2004 SEC Freshman Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year.
2006 AS A JUNIOR: Wins (7): (o) NCAA East Regional Championships high jump (2.11m/6-11), long jump (7.79m/25-6.75); SEC Outdoor Championships high jump (2.19/7-2.25), long jump (7.96m/26-1.50); (i) SEC Indoor Championships high jump (2.27m/7-5.25), long jump (7.85m/25-9.25); Gator Invitational long jump (7.80m/25-9.25) … Bests of 2.27m/7-5.25 (high jump) and 7.96m/26-1.50 (long jump) … Competed in 12 meets (six indoor, six outdoor) … SEC Indoor and Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year … Gutted out seventh-place finish in long jump at NCAA Outdoor Championships with wind-aided mark of 7.63m/25-0.25 … Advanced to finals in high jump after clearing 2.14m/7-0.25, but withdrew from finals because of injury … Broke Florida school record with 13th career All-America honor at NCAA Outdoor Championships … Became first Gator in school history to earn three consecutive outdoor All-America honors in long jump … Captured NCAA East Regional crowns in both high jump (2.11m/6-11) and long jump (7.79m/25-6.75) despite strained hamstring … Won long jump on first attempt … Became first athlete in SEC history to win three outdoor high jump titles outright by clearing 2.19m/7-2.25 … High jump title was fourth-straight conference crown in event following wins at 2005 indoor and outdoor meets and 2006 indoor meet … Became first athlete since 1957 to win SEC outdoor high jump and long jump titles at same meet … Won long jump with career-best leap of 7.96m/26-1.50 … Also ran second leg of 4x100m relay that took third … Finished fourth at meet among all athletes with 21.5 points … Won both jumps despite competing for first time in those events during outdoor season due to rash of injuries … Ran second leg of 4x100m relay that clocked nation's then-fourth-fastest time in finishing second at Miami Elite Invitational in 39.46 … Despite injured ankle, finished fifth in long jump (7.87m/25-10) and sixth in high jump (2.23m/7-3.75) at NCAA Indoor Championships … Won high jump (2.27m/7-5.25) and long jump (7.85m/25-9.25) titles in claiming the SEC Commissioner's Trophy by scoring 22 points at SEC Indoor Championships … Became first athlete since UF's Ron Coleman in 1970 to win both the indoor high jump and long jump titles at the SEC meet … Mark in high jump tied for second best in school history … Also ran second leg of 4x400m relay that finished second with provisional time (3:10.74) and finished 14th in 55m (6.35) … Only athlete in nation to record NCAA automatic marks in both the high jump and long jump during indoor season … Notched leap of 7.84,/25-8.75 to finish third in long jump at Tyson Invitational … Also took sixth in high jump with provisional of 2.18m/7-1.75 and ran on 4x400m relay that clocked then-second-fastest time in nation (3:07.01) … Was named SEC Field Athlete of Week for efforts at Tyson … Had outstanding opening meet of season by recording automatic mark in high jump (2.23m/7-3.75) to take second and provisional mark in long jump (7.80m/25-7.25) to claim the win at Gator Invitational.
2005 AS A SOPHOMORE: Wins (10): (o) NCAA East Regional Championships high jump (2.19m/7-2.25), 4x100m relay (39.15); SEC Outdoor Championships high jump (2.23m/7-3.75), 4x100m relay (39.10); Penn Relays long jump (7.78m/25-6.25), 4x200m relay (1:20.94); Yellow Jacket Invitational 4x100m relay (39.22); (i) SEC Indoor Championships high jump (2.25m/7-4.50); Iowa State Classic long jump (7.86m/25-9.50); Florida Intercollegiate long jump (7.62m/25-0) … Bests of 2.25m/ 7-4.50 (high jump) and 7.86m/25-9.50 (long jump) … Competed in 13 meets (six indoor, seven outdoor) … Picked up three All-America honors at NCAA Outdoor Championships … Finished fourth in high jump (2.23m/7-3.75), fifth in long jump (7.61m/24-11.75) and ran second leg of 4x100m relay that took second (38.54) … Notched 15.5 points at NCAA East Regional Championships after winning high jump (2.19m/7-2.25), running second leg on victorious 4x100m relay (39.15) and taking sixth in long jump (7.53m/24-8.50) … Won pair of titles at SEC Outdoor Championships and scored 18.5 points … Won third straight conference meet high jump title with outdoor personal best of 2.23m/7-3.75 … Ran second leg of winning 4x100m relay (39.l0) and was third in long jump with mark of 7.59m/24-11 in rainy conditions … Earned two wins at Penn Relays … Won long jump by nearly a foot with mark of 7.78m/25-6.25 … Was pulled from high jump to run 4x200m for the first time in his career and ran second leg of winning relay that broke school record with time of 1:20.94 … Also ran on 4x100m that finished second in 39.25 … Posted regional times in 100m (10.46) in taking third and 200m (21.17) in finishing eighth at the Miami Gatorade Classic … Finished second in long jump with leap of 7.83m/25-8.25 and fourth in high jump with mark of 2.20m/7-2.50 at Texas Relays … Also ran on 4x100m in prelims that posted then-world's fastest time in 2005 with mark of 39.10 … Ran second leg of 4x100m relay that finished first at Yellow Jacket Invitational (39.22) … Took fourth in high jump and fifth in long jump at NCAA Indoor Championships … Made height of 2.23m/7-3.75 in high jump and 7.80m/24-8.50 at indoor NCAAs … Finished fourth in race for high-point honors at SEC Indoor Championships with 18 points … Won high jump with indoor personal best of 2.25m/7-4.50 and finished second in long jump with mark of 7.65m/25-1.25 … Posted one of best meets of career at Iowa State classic in winning long jump (7.86m/25-9.50) and taking third in the high jump (2.19m/7-2.25) … Was top collegiate finisher in long jump at Gator Invitational with mark of 7.55m/24-9.25 … Took second in high jump with provisional mark of 2.17m/7-1.50 … Posted provisional mark with leap of 7.62m/25-0 in first meet of season at Florida Intercollegiate.
2004 AS A FRESHMAN: Wins (9): SEC Invitational long jump (7.55m/24-9.25); SEC Invitational high jump (2.15m/7-0.50); Tyson Invitational long jump (7.60m/24-11.25); Florida Relays 4x400m relay (3:03.18); FSU Dual Meet long jump (7.50m/24-7.25); FSU Dual Meet 4x100m relay (39.17); FSU Dual Meet 4x400m relay (3:09.24); SEC Outdoor Championships high jump (2.15m/7-0.50); NCAA Outdoor Championships 4x100m relay (39.11) … Bests of 2.21m/7-3 (high jump) and 7.88m/25-10.25 (long jump) ... Won an NCAA title as a member of the 4x100m relay and also earned All-America honors by finishing sixth in the long jump (7.88m/25-10.25) and as a member of the sixth-place 4x400m relay (39.11) ... Finished third in the long jump (7.55m/24-9.25) and fifth in the high jump (2.06m/6-9) at the NCAA East Regional Championships ... Won the SEC Outdoor title in the high jump, clearing 2.15m/7-0.50 and scored in the 4x100m relay (second, 39.47) and the long jump (sixth, 7.46m/24-5.75) ... Won the long jump with a mark of 7.50m/24-7.25 and was a member of the winning 4x100m and 4x400m relay teams at the FSU Dual Meet ... Finished third in both the long jump (7.65m/25-1.25) and high jump (2.19m/7-2.25) at Penn Relays ... Runner-up in the long jump with a mark of 7.60m/24-11.25 and in the 4x100m relay at the Sun Angel Classic ... Member of the winning 4x400m relay team at the Florida Relays and also finished third in the high jump (2.15m/7-0.50) ... Earned NCAA All-America honors in the long jump (fifth, 7.81m/25-7.50) and the high jump (sixth, 2.20m/7-2.50) at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Runner-up in the high jump to teammate Joe Squittieri at the SEC Indoor Championships, clearing 2.21m/7-3, and also finished fifth in the long jump with a mark of 7.66m/25-1.75 ... Won the long jump (7.60m/24-11.25) and finished fifth in the high jump (2..14m/7-0.25) at the Tyson Invitational ... Finished second in the high jump, clearing 2.20m/7-2.50) and third in the long jump with a mark of 7.65m/25-1.25 at the Gator Invitational ... Won both the high jump (2.15m/7-0.50) and the long jump (7.55m/24-9.25) at the SEC Invitational ... Runner-up in the long jump with a mark of 7.56m/24-9.75 at the Florida Intercollegiates ... Named SEC Indoor and Outdoor Freshman Field Athlete of the Year.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 7-5.25 in high jump, 24-5 in long jump, 21.7 in 200m and 47.5 in 400m … Two-time New Jersey Athlete of the Year ... 11-time All-American ... Set national junior class record in high jump ... Won high jump at 2001 Nike Indoor ... Won high jump at adidas Outdoor Nationals … Ended 2003 ranked 11th in the world in the high jump and second in the U.S. for his age group … 2003 graduate of Willingboro High School.
MAJOR: Sport Management