- Eugene Martin
- Gainesville, Fla. (Gainesville HS)
CAREER VICTORIES: 3
High Jump: 2.15m/7-0.50, 2008 SEC Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
High Jump: 2.10m/6-10.75, twice, last at 2008 SEC Championships, Auburn, Ala.
(One-time SEC champion) 2008 SEC Indoor champion - High Jump.
2008 AS A JUNIOR
Wins (1): (o): Finished 10th at the NCAA East Regional in the high jump (2.06m/6-9) … The SEC Outdoor Runner-Up in the hugh jump with a leap of 2.10m/6-10.75 … Third at the Florida State Relays with a mark of 2.05m/6-8.75. (i) SEC Indoor Championships high jump (2.15m/7-0.50) … Best of 2.15m/7-0.50 (high jump) … Competed in 12 meets (six indoor, six outdoor) … Earned runner-up finish in high jump at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships with regional-qualifying clearance of 2.10m/6- 10.75 … All-SEC second team member … Captured first NCAA regional-qualifying mark of his career in high jump with outdoor PR of 2.10m/6-10.75 at Pepsi Florida Relays to finish fourth in A section … Recorded outdoor PR with third-place leap of 2.05m/6-8.75 at Florida State Relays … Won first SEC high jump title of his career at SEC Indoor Championships with personal-best leap of 2.15m/7-0.50 … The effort moved him into a tie for ninth on the UF indoor chart … Took second in high jump at Rod McCravy Memorial (2.04m/6-8.25) … Equaled indoor PR for second-straight week with mark of 2.05m/6-8.75 at Tom Jones Memorial Classic, finishing third … Matched indoor career best in high jump with leap of 2.05m/6-8.75 to place third at Big Ten/SEC Challenge.
2007 AS A SOPHOMORE
Wins (2): (o) Miami Elite Invitational high jump (2.00m/6-6.75); Pepsi Florida Relays ‘B’ high jump (2.03m/6-8) … Best of 2.03m/6-8 (high jump) … Competed in nine meets (four indoor, five outdoor) … SEC Academic Honor Roll … Ninth in SEC Outdoor Championships high jump with clearance of 2.00m/6-6.75 … Posted second-straight victory in high jump with mark of 2.00m/6-6.75 at Miami Elite Invitational … Cleared 2.03m/6-8 to claim first victory of career in ‘B’ high jump at Pepsi Florida Relays … Jumped 2.03m/6-8 to finish 10th in high jump at SEC Indoor Championships … Only four athletes cleared a higher bar, but he took 10th due to misses … Fifth at Tyson Invitational with mark of 2.02m/6-7.50 in high jump … Tied for top clearance of 2.01m/6-7, but finished tied for second at Florida Intercollegiate due to misses.
2006 AS A FRESHMAN
Best of 2.05m/6-8.75 (high jump) … Competed in 11 meets (six indoor, five outdoor) … Finished 13th at SEC Outdoor Championships with mark of 1.95m/6 4.75 … Matched season best by clearing 2.05m/6-8.75 in high jump to take second at Florida Fast Times … Tied for ninth in high jump at SEC Indoor Championships with mark of 1.98m/6-6 … Posted top collegiate mark in high jump (2.05m/6-8.75) in first meet of career to finish second at Florida Intercollegiate.
Best of 6-7 in high jump … Finished fourth at the 2005 Florida Class 3A State Championships in the high jump (6-6) … At 2004 Class 3A meet, finished third (6-6) in helping Gainesville High School take third … Leap of 6-7 in the high jump was achieved at 2005 Florida Relays … 2005 graduate of Gainesville High School.