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DIANE AVIGNE
  • Distance
  • Ind: Junior, Out: Senior
  • Lacrosse, Fla. (Santa Fe HS)

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS

3,000m: 10:30.09 - 2006 Gator Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
5,000m: 18:28.18 - 2005 Clemson Invitational, Clemson, S.C.
OUTDOORS
1,500m: 4:45.48 - 2005 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
3,000m: 10:35.52 - 2004 Gator Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
5,000m: 18:15.29 - 2005 SEC Outdoor Championships, Nashville, Tenn.

2006 AS A SENIOR (JUNIOR INDOORS): Competed in four meets (three indoor, one outdoor)…Bests of 10:30.09 (3,000m) and 19:37.15 (5,000m)…Put final touches on collegiate career after finishing 12th in 5,000m at Diet Pepsi Classic outdoor meet with time of 19:37.15…Wrapped up indoor career after crossing finish line in 10:34.93 at Pepsi Invitational…Clocked PR of 10:30.09 at Gator Invitational, finishing 10th…Placed second at season-opening Florida Intercollegiate with time of 10:45.48 in 3,000m…SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2005 AS A JUNIOR (SOPHOMORE INDOORS): Bests of 10:34.99 (3,000m), 18:15.29 (5,000m), 4:45.88 (1,500m)…Competed in six meets (three indoor, three outdoor)…Personal best of 18:15.29 in 3,000m at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships…Finished fifth in 5,000m at Mississippi Invitational (18:36.70)…Member of 4x1,500m relay team that finished fifth at Florida Relays (19:14.83)…Finished third in 3,000m at Gator Invitational in 10:34.99… Finished third in time of 18:28.18 in 5,000m at Clemson Invitational…Placed sixth in 3,000m (10:38.18) at Florida Intercollegiate…Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2004 AS A SOPHOMORE: Best of 10:35.52 (3,000m)...Competed in two meets (both indoor)...Finished ninth in 3,000m at Gator Invitational, clocking in at 10:35.52…Finished ninth in 3,000m at SEC Invitational in 10:47.90...Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2003 (AS A FRESHMAN): Bests of 4:54.68 (1,500m), 11:50.11 (3,000m), 11:52.04 (3,000m steeple), 19:40.02 (5,000m)…Competed in three meets, all outdoor...Finished 10th in 5,000m run at Florida Women's Track and Field Classic, clocking in at 19:40.02...Finished eighth in 3,000m run at Florida Relays and also competed in 1,500m run.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Set state and Santa Fe High School records in 4x800m relay…Won Florida Class 2A 4x800m relay in 2001 with time of 9:33.84…Also set Santa Fe High School three-mile record (18:27) and ran 1,200m leg of record-setting DMR...Named to All-South team in 2000 and 2001 at Foot Locker Regional Championships...Coached by Tommie Turner and Josh Jett...Team took second at 2001 2A state championships with 43 points...District II cross country champion in 2001 and regional runner-up...Also placed fourth at 2001 state cross country championships...Voted Florida All-Star Athlete in 2001...Involved in many extracurricular activities including student government, SADD, Interact, Future Educators of America, Beta, Key Club and FCA... Invited to attend National Youth Leadership Conference in 2000.

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