- Bernard Middleton
- Jacksonville, Fla. (Wolfson HS)
CAREER VICTORIES: 13
200m: 21.36, 2005 SEC Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
400m: 46.50, 2005 SEC Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
200m: 21.09, 2005 Miami Gatorade Classic, Coral Gables, Fla.
400m: 46.27, 2005 NCAA East Regional Championships, New York, N.Y.
HONORS: (One-time NCAA champion; four-time All-American; two-time Southeastern Conference champion) 2007 NCAA Outdoor All-American - 4x400m; 2007 NCAA East Regional champion – 4x400m relay; 2007 USTFCCCA All-East Region - 400m, 4x100m, 4x400m; 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.
2007 AS A JUNIOR: Wins (2): (o) NCAA East Regional Championships 4x400m (3:06.31) … California Collegiate Challenge 4x400m (3:06.82) … Bests of 21.09 (200m) and 46.29 (400m) … USTFCCCA All-East Region in 400m, 4x100m, 4x400m … Competed in 11 meets (five indoor, six outdoor) … Third leg of 4x400m that finished eighth at NCAA Outdoor Championships in 3:06.04 … Anchor leg of 4x100m that took 16th (41.39) … Third leg of winning 4x400m at NCAA East Regional Championships (3:06.31) … Also eighth in 400m with fourth-best time of career (46.44) … Clocked second-fastest time of career (46.29) to take fourth in 400m at SEC Outdoor Championships … Also third leg of fifth-place 4x400m (3:06.07) … Third leg of winning 4x400m at California Collegiate Challenge (3:06.82) … Took 16th in 400m (47.58) and 200m (21.62) and ran opening leg of fifth-place 4x400m (3:08.61) at SEC Indoor Championships … Posted first NCAA provisional mark of season with time of 47.47 in 400m to take second at Diet Pepsi Invitational, while finishing third in 200m (21.70) … Third in 200m in first race of season with time of 21.96 at Florida Intercollegiate.
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) … Ran opening leg of winning 4x200m at Drake Relays (1:23.48) … Second leg of fourth-place 4x400m relay (3:07.63) at NCAA Indoor Championships … 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 … SEC Academic Honor Roll.
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 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 … Ran opening leg of winning 4x200m relay at Florida Relays (1:22.08) … Earned NCAA indoor 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 … 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 … 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.