- Najee Glass
- Woodbridge, NJ
- St. Peters Prep
· 2013 National Champion (o: 4x4)
· Eight-Time All-American (2013, 2014 -- i & o: 400 & 4x4)
· 2014 All-SEC Second Team (o: 400m, 4x4)
· 2013 & 2014 All-SEC Second Team (i: 4x4)
· 2013 All-SEC Second Team (o: 4x4)
2014: A four-time All-American in 2014 (400m & 4x4 both indoors and outdoors)…Finished 14th at NCAA Indoors in the 400m (46.70) and fifth (45.63) at NCAA Outdoors in the event…An All-SEC Second Team selection both indoors and outdoors as well as a member of the 4x4 indoors and in the 400m and 4x4 outdoors…A member of UF’s record-breaking 4x4 indoors (3:03.50) from the Gators’ runner-up finish at 2014 SEC Indoor Championships and the now third-fastest 4x4 outdoors in collegiate history from Florida Relays (2:59.73), which also set a Florida record in the race…Finished fifth at SEC Indoors (45.95) in the 400m and secured a third-place finish at SEC Outdoors in the 400m (45.40)...Was a member of UF’s runner-up 4x4 relay outdoors (3:00.42)…Competed in the 400m at USA Outdoors and helped lead the Team USA 4x4 to a gold medal in August at the NACAC U23 Championships in Kamloops, B.C. (3:04.34).
2013: Member of the 2013 NCAA champion men’s 4x400-meter relay, racing the opening leg for the Gators to clinch the NCAA team title and earn First Team All-America honors…Advanced to Eugene in the men’s 400 to receive Honorable Mention All-America recognition…Competed at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the men’s 400 meters, advancing to the semifinals…Finished second overall in the men’s 400 meters at the Pepsi Florida Relays, racing to a 45.71…Ran a then PR of 45.97 in the semifinals of the men’s 400m and finished seventh in the final with a time of 46.54 and finished second in the men’s 4x4 with a season-best time of 3:03.71 at NCAA Indoor Championship…Placed second as a member of the men’s 4x4 relay with a season-best 3:04.31 at the SEC Indoor Championship…Competed at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener, claiming fourth with a time of 21.38 and ran the opening leg for the men’s 4x4 that won with a time of 3:07.59…Ran first leg for the men’s 4x4 team that ran a then season-best and world-leading time of 3:05.93 at the Razorback Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Competed at St. Peter’s Preparatory High School in Woodbridge, N.J. Glass, who is the freshman record holder for the state of New Jersey in the 400 and 600 meters, has vast experience competing nationally and internationally, as he has earned podium finishes in eight national meets throughout his career. Glass, who boasts personal records of 21.23 (200m), 46.43 (400m) and 1:02.22 (500m), ran the second-fastest time in the nation and the second fastest all-time in the 500m at the New Balance Games in 2012 and qualified for the IAAF World Youth Championships in 2011, where he was a member of the sprint medley relay team that broke the world youth record, running the 300 meter leg. Glass won the 400 national crown at indoor New Balance Nationals in March, racing to a time of 46.57 to set a New Jersey record and fourth-best all-time in U.S. History. Glass was ranked in the top five nationally in five events, according to Dye Stat, including indoors for the 200 (third - 21.48), 400 (second - 46.57), 500 (second - 1:02.16), 600 (fifth - 1:20.47), and outdoors for the 400 (third - 46.43).