- James Uthmeier
- 5' 10"
- Destin, Fla. (Fort Walton Beach)
- 137 lbs.
Steeplechase: 9:44.28, 2009 SEC Outdoor Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
2009 AS A JUNIOR: Competed in two meets for the Gators in 2009 (one indoor, one outdoor) … Placed 11th overall in the steeplechase at the 2009 SEC Outdoor Championships (9:44.28).
2008 AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete for Florida.
2007 AS A FRESHMAN: Ran unattached in one outdoor and two indoor meets in 2006 … Personal bests of 8:55.06 (i3,000m) and 9:45.49 (steeple).
XC: Personal bests of 25:08.40 (8K) and 31:23.17 (10K) … Has competed in 12 career meets, including five during the 2009 campaign … Has charted two career top-10 finishes … Tallied a sixth-place overall finish at the Mountain Dew Invitational and also set a new personal-best 8K time … Trimmed more than two minutes off his previous personal-best time while coming in 33rd overall and third for the Gators at the NCAA South Regional Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 4:28.66 in 1,600m and 9:56.10 in 3,200m … Took fourth in 2005 Florida Class 3A state cross country meet with time of 16:20 … Set school record in 5K … Also played baseball … 2006 graduate of Fort Walton Beach High School.
MAJOR: Business Administration