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2008 Men's Track & Field Roster

Calvin Smith

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CALVIN SMITH
  • 2008 Olympic Games Participant – 4x400 relay pool

 

CAREER VICTORIES: 21

 

PERSONAL RECORDS

INDOOR

55m: 6.42, 2007 Florida Intercollegiate, Gainesville, Fla.

60m: 6.90, 2008 Big Ten/SEC Challenge, Bloomington, Ind.

200m: 20.91, 2008 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.

400m: 46.04, 2008 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.

 

OUTDOOR

100m: 10.49, 2007 Jim Click Shoot-Out, Tucson, Ariz.

200m: 20.68, 2009 Pepsi Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.

400m: 44.96, 2009 SEC Outdoor Championships, Gainesville, Fla.

 

HONORS: (13-time All-American, three-time SEC champion, one-time national champion) 2009 NCAA Outdoor Champion – 4x100m; 2009 USTFCCCA South Region Male Runner of the Year … 2009 SEC Outdoor Male Runner of the Year … 2009 SEC Outdoor Champion – 400m, 4x100m; 2009 NCAA Indoor All-American 400m; 2009 NCAA Indoor All-American 4x400m; 2009 SEC Indoor Championship – 4x400m; 2008 NCAA Outdoor All-American - 400m, 4x100, 4x400; 2008 USTFCCCA All-East Region - 4x100m, 4x400m; 2008 NCAA Indoor All-American - 400m, 4x400m; 2008 All-SEC second-team (indoor and outdoor); 2007 NCAA Outdoor All-American - 400m, 4x400m; 2007 NCAA East Regional champion – 4x400m; 2007 USTFCCCA All-East Region - 400m, 4x100m, 4x400m; 2007 SEC Outdoor Freshman Runner of the Year; 2007 SEC outdoor champion – 400m; 2007 NCAA Indoor All-American - 400m.

 

2009 AS A JUNIOR: Wins: 13 (o) FSU Relays 4x400m (3:13.37); Pepsi Florida Relays 200m (20.68), 4x200m (1:21.68), 4x100m (39.22) and 4x400m (3:02.84); War Eagle Invitational 4x100m (39.43) and 4x400m (3:05.92); SEC Outdoor Championships 400m (44.96) and 4x100m (38.74); NCAA Outdoor Championships 4x100m (38.58); (i) Kentucky Invitational 4x400m (3:09.14) and 800m (47.04); Tom Jones Memorial Invitational 4x400m (3:07.68); SEC/Big 12 Showdown 4x400m (3:10.04); SEC Indoor Championships 4x400m (3:05.82) … Season bests of 21.21 (i200m), 46.23 (i400m), 20.68 (200m) and 44.96 (400m) … Helped Florida claim the NCAA Championship in the 4x100-meter relay (38.58) … Also earned All-America honors by finishing third in the 400m (45.29) and fourth in the 4x400m (3:02.17) … The USTFCCCA South Region Male Runner of the Year … Second in the 400m at the NCAA East Regional (45.30) … The 2009 SEC Outdoor Male Runner of the Year … Won the Commissioner’s Trophy at the SEC Outdoor Championships, awarded to the league’s high-points scorer, finishing with 22 total points … Was part of the first-place 4x100m team (38.74) and won the 400m (44.96) at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Part of winning 4x100m (39.43) and 4x400m (3:05.92) … The top collegian in the men’s 400-meter run at the Pepsi Florida Relays (45.32), won the 200m (20.68) and was part of the first-place 4x100m, 4x200m and 4x400m relay team (3:02.84) … A leg of the winning 4x400-meter relay team at the FSU Relays (3:13.37) … Picked up two All-America honors at the NCAA Indoor Championships, placing sixth in the 400m (46.59) and running part of UF’s third-place 4x400m (3:07.51) … Part of Florida’s SEC Indoor Championship 4x400m relay (3:05.82) and placed second in the 400m (46.23) … Was the top collegian finisher in the invitational 400-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational (47.03) … A member of the winning 4x400m at the SEC/Big 12 Showdown, also third in the 200m (21.42)  … Fourth in the 200m at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational (21.68), also part of the 4x400m (3:07.68) … Won the 400m at the Kentucky Invitational (47.04) and also ran on the team’s winning 4x400m relay (3:09.14).

 

2008 AS A SOPHOMORE: Wins (6): (o) Captured three All-America honors at the 2008 NCAA Outdoor Championships, finishing fifth in the 400m (45.14), running the anchor leg of the team’s third place 4x100m relay and the second leg of the team’s eighth-place 4x400m relay … Ran the second leg of Florida’s NCAA East Regional Champion 4x400m relay team (3:04.36) … Spec Towns Invitational 4x100m (39.82); Pepsi Florida Relays 400m – top collegian (46.11), 4x100m – top collegians (39.66), 4x200m (1:06.22); Hurricane Challenge 4x100m (39.94); (i) Iowa State Classic 4x400m (3:06.48) … Bests of 6.90 (60m), 20.91 (200m) and 46.04 (400m) … Competed in 11 meets (five indoor, six outdoor) … Took third in 400m (45.83) and ran second leg or runner-up 4x400m relay (3:04.75) at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships … All-SEC second team member … Member of Gators’ fourth-place 4x100m relay (39.33) and ran on 4x400m relay squad that posted NCAA regional time of 3:04.95 at Penn Relays … Anchored Gators’ winning 4x100m relay at Spec Towns Invitational (39.82) … Finished as top collegian in 400m at Pepsi Florida Relays with time of 46.11 that was tops in NCAA at the time … Also ran on Gators’ winning 4x100m (39.66) and 4x200m (1:06.22) relay squads … Led off UF’s winning 4x100m relay (39.94) at Hurricane Challenge, while also recording NCAA regional-qualifying time of 21.34 in 200m … Recorded two All-America honors at NCAA Indoor Championships, finishing fifth in 400m (46.44) and anchoring fifth-place 4x400m relay (3:07.34) … Became just third Gator to earn All-America accolades in 400m in consecutive seasons, and only second to do it in his first two years … Set indoor personal bests in 200m (20.91) and 400m (46.04) to take fourth and second, respectively, at SEC Indoor Championships … Mark in 400m was an NCAA automatic standard … Anchored the Gators’ first-place 4x400m relay that recorded an NCAA automatic-qualifying time of 3:06.48 … The mark ranked third in school history and was the world’s fastest of the season at the time … Also finished fourth in 200m (21.35) … Notched first NCAA provisional of the year in 400m (47.20) at Rod McCravy Memorial to finish fifth … Turned in a career-best 6.90 in prelims of 60m at Big Ten/SEC Challenge.

 

 

2007 AS A FRESHMAN: Wins (6): (o) NCAA East Regional Championships 4x400m (3:06.31); SEC Outdoor Championships 400m (45.74); California Collegiate Challenge 4x400m (3:06.82); Pepsi Florida Relays 4x100m (39.93), 4x400m (3:09.77); Jim Click Shoot-Out 4x100m (39.49) … Competed in 13 meets (six indoor, seven outdoor) … Bests of 6.97 (60m), 10.49 (100m), 20.90 (200m) and 45.60 (400m) … 2007 SEC Outdoor Freshman Runner of the Year … USTFCCCA All-East Region in 400m, 4x100m and 4x400m … Clocked personal record of 45.52 to win 400m at NACAC Championships in El Salvador, strengthening his grip on the 10th-best time in school history … Also ran second leg of United States’ gold-medal winning 4x400m relay … Ran 45.70 in first round of 400m at AT&T USA Outdoor Championships to advance to the semifinal, where he finished 11th with a time of 45.73 … Clocked time of 45.74 to take seventh in 400m at NCAA Outdoor Championships in becoming second freshman in school history to earn indoor and outdoor All-America honors in the 400m … Also second leg of 4x400m that finished eighth (3:06.04) and second leg of 4x100m that took 16th (41.39) … Second in 400m (45.60) with 10th-fastest time in school history at NCAA East Regional … Second leg of winning 4x400m (3:06.31) and second leg of fourth-place 4x100m (39.76) at regionals … Became second freshman in school history to win SEC Outdoor Championships 400m with then-PR of 45.74 … Also fourth in 200m (20.91) and second leg of fifth-place 4x400m (3:06.07) … Ran on winning 4x400m relay (3:06.82) at California Collegiate Challenge … Recorded NCAA regional time in first outdoor 400m race of career to take fourth at Miami Elite Invitational in 46.12 … Claimed first two victories of career in Pepsi Florida Relays 4x100m (39.93) and 4x400m (3:09.77) … Also top collegiate finisher in 200m and second overall with regional time of 21.07 … Posted NCAA regional qualifying marks in both 100m (10.49) and 200m (21.16) to finish fourth and second, respectively, at the Jim Click Shoot-Out in first outdoor meet of career … Also ran on winning 4x100m that clocked regional time of 39.49 … Claimed first All-America honor of career by finishing seventh in 400m at NCAA Indoor Championships (46.50) … Also 15th in 200m in 21.19 … Had outstanding SEC Indoor Championships meet in which he took second in the 200m (21.01), third in the 400m (46.47) and was third leg of the fifth-place 4x400m (3:08.61) … In prelims, clocked a time of 46.05 in the 400m - a PR by more than one second and the fourth-fastest mark in school history … In 200m prelims, set PR in 20.98 - the 10th-best clocking in Florida history … Finished second in 200m with NCAA provisional time (21.48) and third in 400m (47.78) at Diet Pepsi Invitational … Notched first NCAA provisional of career with time of 21.22 to finish as No. 2 collegian at Rod McCravy Memorial … Also ran anchor leg of 4x400m that posted NCAA provisional time of 3:09.71 to take second … Came up 0.02 seconds away from recording NCAA provisional in first meet of career after taking second in 200m at Florida Intercollegiate (21.52).

 

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 10.62 in 100m, 21.17 in 200m and 46.17 in 400m … 2006 USA Today All-USA High School team selection … 2006 Tampa Tribune Boys Track & Field Runner of the Year … Ranked No. 2 in nation among high school athletes in 200m and 400m by Track & Field News in 2006 … Third in 200m (21.35) and fourth in 400m (46.47) at 2006 USA Junior Championships … Finished 15th at 2006 IAAF World Junior Championships in 200m (21.46) … Set 100m, 200m and 400m records at AAU National Club Championships … At 2006 Florida Class 3A state meet, won 200m title in 21.20 and was third in 400m (47.25) and 4x400m (3:17.85) … Improved dramatically from junior year in which he took fourth in 400m (48.71) and ninth in 200m (23.53) … 2006 graduate of Freedom High School.

 

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