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2009 Men's Track & Field Roster

Ethan Philpot

Titusville, Fla. (Astronaut HS)
Richard Adu-Bobie






800m: 1:50.66, 2009 Alex Wilson Invitational, South Bend, Ind.

Mile: 4:23.68, 2008 Tom Jones Memorial Classic, Gainesville, Fla.



800m: 1:52.49, 2009 War Eagle Invitational, Auburn, Ala.

1,500m: 4:02.99, 2008 Snowbird Invitational, Tallahassee, Fla.


2009 AS A JUNIOR: Recorded a personal-best time in the 800m at the War Eagle Invitational (1:52.49) … A member of Florida’s second-place 4x400-meter B relay at the FSU Relays (3:19.80) … Clocked a personal-best time in the indoor 800m at the Alex Wilson Invitational (1:50.66) … Part of the fourth-place DMR at the SEC Indoor Championships (9:52.81) … Fifth in the 800m at the Tyson Invitational (1:52.76) … Placed fourth in the 800m at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational (1:52.94) … Fourth in the 800m at the Kentucky Invitational (1:52.90).


2008 AS A SOPHOMORE: Wins (1): (o) Pepsi Florida Relays DMR (10:13.01) … Bests of 1:53.28 (800m), 4:02.99 (1,500m) and 4:23.68 (mile) … Competed in four meets (two indoor, two outdoor) … Ran third leg of Gators’ winning DMR at Pepsi Florida Relays (10:13.01) … Took sixth in 800m at Snowbird Invitational (1:56.78) … Established new PR in mile at Tom Jones Memorial Classic with mark of 4:23.68 … Also ran on runner-up DMR (10:10.75).


2007 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Best of 1:53.08 (800m) … Competed in nine meets (five indoor, four outdoor) … Clocked personal record of 1:53.01 to finish 20th at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships … Ran 1:53.08 to finish fifth in 800m at California Collegiate Challenge … Recorded indoor PR of 1:53.82 in 800m to finish 15th at SEC Indoor Championships … Also ran third leg of DMR that took fourth in 9:55.03 … Anchor leg of 4x400m that came from behind to take third in 3:17.00 at Diet Pepsi Invitational.


2006 AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete for Florida.


HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Best of 1:54 in 800m … Finished second in 800m at 2005 Florida Class 3A state meet with time of 1:55.61 … Was second by nine one-hundredths of a second … Crossed line in 27th at 2003 Florida Class 3A state cross country meet (16:30) … 2005 team captain … Team finished ninth at 2003 state cross country meet … Also played basketball … 2005 graduate of Astronaut High School.


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