- Eddie Lovett
- West Palm Beach, Fla.
- 0 lbs.
- Palm Beach Lakes
CAREER VICTORIES: 6
60m: 6.90, 2011 Penn State Nittany Lion Challenge, State College, Pa.
60mH: 7.66, 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships, Nampa, Idaho.
110mH: 13.49, 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, Eugene, Ore.
CAREER HONORS: Four-time All-America, Two-time SEC Indoor 60m Hurdles Champion, SEC Men’s Indoor Freshman Track & Field Runner of the Year, 2011 First Team All-SEC (indoors and outdoors), 2012 All-SEC (First Team indoors, Second Team outdoors)
2012 AS A SOPHOMORE: Claimed second consecutive 60-meter hurdles title at Southeastern Conference Indoor Championships … Scored at both NCAA Indoors (8th – 7.72, 60H) and Outdoors (5th – 13.82, 110H) … As the youngest competitor in the men’s 110-meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Trials, he advanced to the semifinals of the event, racing a PR of 13.49 to move into second all-time in Florida school history … Two-time All-American … Two-time All-SEC (first team indoors, second team outdoors) … Named to Team USA for NACAC U-23 Championships.
2011 AS A FRESHMAN: Had a stellar freshman campaign, earning SEC Men’s Indoor Freshman Track & Field Runner of the Year after capturing the SEC Indoor 60mH title with a career-best time of 7.73 … Took 13th in the NCAA Indoor 60mH to earn All-America second team honors … Also ran the opening leg of the 4x100m relay at NCAA Outdoors … Ran the first leg of Florida’s Outdoor SEC Champion 4x100-meter relay team … Claimed the U.S. Junior Championship in the men’s 110-meter hurdles with a time of 13.33 (+1.9) … Captured the 2011 Pan American Junior Championship in the 110mH with a time of 13.14, setting a Junior Pan-American record by nearly .30 seconds … Captured the 4x100m shuttle hurdle title at the Penn Relays with a time of 56.07, running the opening leg … Ran the first leg of the 4x100-meter relay that captured the Tom Jones Memorial title
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Competed at Palm Beach Lakes High School in West Palm Beach, Fla. … The 2010 New Balance Outdoor Nationals Champion in the 110-meter hurdles and the 2010 Golden South Classic Champion in the 110-meter hurdles … Won the 2010 FHSAA Class 3A State Champion in the 110-meter hurdles and holds personal-best times of 13.46 (110mH) and 37.3 (300mH) … His 110mH time was the fastest in the nation in 2010 and the fastest in Florida state high school history … Also is the state meet record-holder in the 110-meter hurdles.