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  AMBER ROBINSON
  • Sprints
  • Senior (Junior-- Outdoors)
  • Lanham, Md. (Eleanor Roosevelt HS)

CAREER VICTORIES: 14

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS

55m: 6.90 - 2002 SEC East Challenge, Gainesville, Fla.
60m: 7.41 - 2002 Virginia Tech Invitational, Blacksburg, Va.
200m: 23.62 - 2002 NCAA Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
OUTDOORS
200m: 23.12 - 2002 NCAA Championships, Baton Rouge, La.
400m: 53.55 - 1999 Reebok Invitational, Atlanta, Ga.
100m: 11.52 - 2002 Georgia Tech Invitational, Atlanta, Ga.

HONORS: (Ten-time All-American) 2002 NCAA Outdoor All-American-200m; 2002 NCAA Outdoor All-American-4x100m relay; 2002 NCAA Indoor All-American - 200m; 2001 NCAA Outdoor All-American - 4x400m relay; 2001 NCAA Outdoor All-American - 4x100m relay; 2001 NCAA Indoor All-American - 200m; 2001 NCAA Indoor All-American - Distance Medley Relay; 2000 NCAA Indoor All-American - 4x400m Relay; 1999 Junior Pan-Am Games Champion - 4x100m Relay; 1999 USATF Junior National Champion- 200m; 1999 NCAA Outdoor All-American - 4x400m Relay; 1999 NCAA Indoor All-American 4x400m Relay.

2002 AS A SENIOR: Bests of 6.90 (55m), 7.41 (60m), 23.12 (200m), and 11.52 (100m)...Competed in 16 meets (seven indoor, nine indoors)... Ran a personal best of 23.12 in the prelims of the 200m at the NCAA Championships, seventh in the finals... Second in the finals of the Georgia Tech Invitational 100m dash, 11.52, provisional qualifier... Seventh in the finals of the 100m dash with a time of 11.58 at the SEC Championships, eighth in the preliminaries with a time of 11.57... Won the 200m at the Texas Invitational with a seasonal best and a provisional qualifying time of 23.20... Fourth in the 100m at the Penn Relays... Fifth in the 200m at the Auburn Bank Invitational...Set a provisional qualifying mark for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100m at the Gatorade Classic...Set a school record and earned All-American honors in the 200m (23.25) at the NCAA Championships... Third in the 400m at the Fast Times Qualifier... Provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 200m (23.65) at the SEC Championships... Finished fourth in the 60m (7.49) at the SEC Championships... First in the 200m (23.81) with a provisional qualifying mark at the Gator Invitational... Third in the 200m at the SEC East Challenge... Set a personal best in the 55m (6.90) at the SEC East Challenge... Provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 200m (23.79) at the Virginia Tech Invitational... Set a personal best in the 60m (7.41) at the Virginia Tech Invitational...First in the 200m and second in the 55m at the Florida Intercollegiates.

2002 Wins (4): (o): Texas Invitational 200m (23.20); (i): Gator Invitational 200m (23.81); Virginia Tech Invitational 200m (23.79); Florida Intercollegiates 200m (23.98).

2001 AS A JUNIOR: Bests of 6.93 (55m), 7.46 (60m), 23.18 (200m) and 53.88 (400m)... Competed in 15 meets (six indoors, nine outdoors)... Earned All-America honors with both the 4x100m and 4x400m relay teams... Ran 23.39 in the semifinals of the 200m at the NCAA Championships, did not advance... Ran 23.33 in the preliminaries of the 200m at the SEC Championships, did not advance... Ran the leadoff legs of the winning sprint medley relay team (with Benjamin, Rein and Merten), the winning 4x100m (with Shotwell, Soley and Benjamin) and the third-place 4x400m (with Benjamin, Allen and Rein) relay teams at the Penn Relays... First in the 200m with a personal best and provisional qualifying 23.18 in the Gator Twi-Light... Fifth in the 400m at the Gator Twi-Light... Third in the 200m at the Florida Challenge... First at the SEC Triangular with a time of 24.20 in the 200m... All-American in the 200m and with the distance medley relay team at the NCAA Indoor championships (with Kamille Bratton, Allen and Merten)... Sixth with a personal best time of 7.46 in the 60m at the SEC Indoor Championships... Third with a personal best 23.53 ion the 200m at the SEC Indoor Championships... Ran on the second-place 4x400m relay team at the SEC Championships (3:34.18 with Benjamin, Allen and Rein)... Eighth at the Tyson Invitational 200m (23.96b)... Posted provisional qualifying times in the 200m and the 60m at the Gator Invitational... Finished seventh in the 60m and second in the 200m at the Gator Invitational... Earned eighth career victory with a 23.90b (200m) at the SEC Quad... Ran a personal best 7.58 in the preliminaries of the 60m dash at the SEC Quad in Arkansas... Ran third leg of winning 4x400m relay team at the SEC Quad (with Benjamin, Thompson and Rein)... Provisionally qualified for the NCAA championships with a personal best 6.93 in the 55m and a 24.16 in the 200m at the Florida Intercollegiates.

2001 Wins (1): (i) SEC Quad 200m (23.90b); (o) Gator Twi-Light 200m (23.18), SEC Triangular 200m (24.20).

2000 AS A SOPHOMORE: Best of 23.96 in the 200m... Competed in five meets (Four Indoors, One Outdoors)... Suffered hamstring injury which effectively ended her season during the Florida Relays... NCAA Indoor All-American (fourth place) with the 4x400m Relay squad (Third leg with Evans, Rein and Brown-Moore), 3:34.65... Provisionally qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 200m (23.96); Also qualified as a member of the 4x400m relay team from the Florida Intercollegiates (3:40.63).

2000 Wins (1): (i) Florida Intercollegiates (1/16) 4x400m (1): 3:40.63; Fast Times (3/2) 4x400m (2): 3:36.44

1999 AS A FRESHMAN: Bests of 6.99 (55m) 11.81 (100m), 23.21 (200m) (23.77 indoors) and 53.55 (400m)... Competed in 17 meets (Seven Indoors, 10 Outdoors)... Junior Pan-Am Games Champion with the U.S. 4x100m Relay (With Alexis Joyce, Ashlee Williams and Amaris Buchanan), 43.38 - New World junior record, beating the former East German juniors' record of 43.48 by a full tenth of a second; second in the 200m; 23.51... USATF Junior National 200m Champion, 23.21 - Personal Best - Fourth fastest in UF history and the best since 1996... NCAA Outdoor All-American (sixth place) in the 4x400m relay (Leadoff leg with Evans, Grizzle and Brown-Moore), 3:34.11... Second in the SEC Outdoor Championships in the 4x400m Relay (Leadoff leg with Evans, Brown-Moore and Grizzle), 3:33.82; sixth in the 200m, 23.55; fourth in the 4x100m (Leadoff leg with Mundey, Wright and Fortson), 44.49... Ran with Florida's 4x100m (45.07), 4x200m (1:34.20) and 4x400m (3:35.94) teams at the Penn Relays, leading them to second, fourth and fifth place finishes respectively... Florida Relays 1600m Sprint Medley Relay champion, 3:49.11; second with the 4x100m (44.68), 4x200m (1:34.15) and 4x400m (3:34.70) teams... Provisionally qualified for the NCAA outdoor championships in the 400m (53.55) and with the 4x100m (44.49) and 4x400m (3:33.82)... NCAA Indoor All-American (second place) with the 4x400m relay (Leadoff leg with N. Graham, Clark and Brown-Moore), 3:32.10- Florida Indoor Record... Automatically qualified for the NCAA Indoor championships in the 4x400m (3:34.85)... Provisionally qualified for the 200m with a time of 23.92 (200m).

1999 Wins (6): (i) Florida Intercollegiates (1/16) 4x400m (1): 3:40.07; Virginia Tech Invitational (2/6) 200m: 23.92, 4x400m (1): 3:35.05; (o) Florida Relays (3/26) 1600m SMR (1) 3:49.11; USATF Junior Nationals (6/20) 200m: 23.21; Pan-Am Juniors (7/11) 4x100m (3): 43.38.

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Has been featured as a Washington Post Athlete-of-the-Week...

PERSONAL: Born June 5, 1980... Parents are Charles and Linda Robinson... Enjoys public speaking... Has one sister Ebony Robinson who lettered in track at UF.

MAJOR: Recreation.


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