- Omar Craddock
- Killeen, Texas
- 0 lbs.
- Richard Milburn
COLLEGIATE PERSONAL RECORDS
Triple Jump 16.75m/54-11.50, 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships (Nampa, Idaho)
Long Jump 7.49m/24-7, 2012 Texas A&M Challenge (College Station, Texas)
Triple Jump 16.71m/54-10, 2012 Pepsi Florida Relays (Gainesville, Fla.)
Long Jump 7.42m/24-4.25, 2012 NCAA East Preliminary Round (Jacksonville, Fla.)
2012 AS A JUNIOR: Swept the NCAA Championships in the mens triple jump in 2012, capturing the titles with marks of 16.92m/55-6.25 (NCAA Outdoors), an all-conditions best, and 16.75m/54-11.50 (NCAA Indoors), a new career best indoors Swept the SEC titles in mens indoor and outdoor triple jump, becoming the first Gator to do so since Christian Taylor in 2010 Earned the sixth and seventh consecutive NCAA triple jump titles for the Gators, continuing the tradition left by Gator Olympians Taylor and Will Claye Finished fourth at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
2011 AS A SOPHOMORE: Captured the 2011 Penn Relays triple jump title with an outdoor personal best of 16.46m/54-0 Earned first team All-America honors with a fifth place finish in the triple jump at the NCAA Indoor Championships (16.32m/53-6.50) Jumped a personal-best and third-best in school history 16.57m/54-4.50 at the 2011 SEC Indoor Championships, finishing third behind teammates Christian Taylor and Will Claye Finished second in the triple jump at the 2011 Texas A&M Challenge, jumping 15.82m/51-11 Captured the triple jump title at the Penn State Nittany Lion meet to open the season, clearing 16.19m/53-1.50.
2010 AS A FRESHMAN: Earned All-America honors at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/9), placing sixth in the triple jump with a mark of 16.13m/52-11 Placed second at the SEC Outdoor Championships (5/16) in the triple jump, using the third-best leap in school history at 16.33m/53-7 Helped the Gators to their first SEC Outdoor Championship since 1987 Impressive at the Penn Relays Carnival (4/24), winning the triple jump championship with a then-personal-best leap of 16.24m/53-3.50 Was second in both the long jump and triple jump at the Tom Jones Memorial Classic (4/17) Second in the triple jump at the Pepsi Florida Relays (4/3) with a mark of 16.12m/52-10.75 Earned All-America honors at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/13), placing seventh in the triple jump with a leap of 16.15m/53-0, helping the Gators to their first-ever NCAA Indoor Championship Third at the SEC Indoor Championships (2/28) in the triple jump with a personal-record indoor leap of 16.19m/53-1.50 That jump ranks as the third-best mark in indoor mens school history Fourth in the triple jump at the Tyson Invitational (2/13) with a mark of 15.59m/51-1.75 Took third at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet (2/6) with a jump of 15.77m/51-9 In his first meet as a Gator, placed fourth at the Texas A&M Challenge with a mark of 15.46m/50-8.75, which was one of the top-10 jumps in school history.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Competed at Richard Milburn Academy in Killeen, Texas Coached by Eric Gaither Also competed for the Killeen Blaze and the Jumps Corps Placed fifth at the world youth trials in the triple jump Lists one of his most memorable moments as having the opportunity to go to Puerto Rico and win the triple jump and 4x100m relay at the AAU Junior Olympic Games The 2008 Texas state champion in the triple jump Personal bests of 50-11.50 (TJ) and 23-9 (LJ) Also competed in football and was named his teams most valuable player his senior season.