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2008 Women's Track & Field Roster

Lorain McKenzie

Clarendon, Jamaica (Edwin Allen
Essex County College)


800m: 2:07.39, 2007 SEC Championships, Lexington, Ky.

400m: 55.40, 2007 Sun Angel Classic, Tempe, Ariz.
800m: 2:05.68, 2007 SEC Championships, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

HONORS: 2007 USTFCCCA All-East Region  - 800m, 4x400m.

2006-07 AS A JUNIOR: Wins (5): (o) Sun Angel Classic 400m (55.40); Florida State Relays 800m (2:08.47); (i) Diet Pepsi Invitational distance medley relay (12.01:66); Indiana Team Classic 800m (2:10.06); Clemson Opener 800m (2:13.06) … Bests of 55.40 (400m) and 2:05.68 (800m) … Competed in 15 meets (seven indoor, eight outdoor) … USTFCCCA All-East Region in 800m and 4x400m … Placed seventh in the 800m at NACAC Championships (2:14.58) … Ran 800m in 2:09.56 to take 23rd at NCAA Outdoor Championships … Finished eighth in 800m (2:10.43) and ran anchor leg of 4x400m that took seventh (3:38.58) at NCAA East Regional Championships … Ran 800m in personal-best 2:05.68, 10th-fastest mark in UF history, to take third at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships … Also ran anchor leg of 4x400m that took fifth (3:39.57) … Took second 800m (2:05.70) and ran opening leg of fifth-place 4x800m (8:53.68) at Drake Relays … Earned victory in 400m at Sun Angel Classic (55.40) … Ran 800m in regional qualifying time of 2:08.55, ran third leg of 4x800m that took second (9:04.23) and was second leg of DMR that also took second (11:40.81) at Pepsi Florida Relays … Earned victory in 800m with regional qualifying time of 2:08.47 at Florida State Relays … Fifth in 800m at Cyclone NCAA Qualifier with NCAA provisional time of 2:07.84 … Ran 10th-best indoor 800m in school history (2:07.39) to finish third at SEC Indoor Championships and record first NCAA provisional mark of the season … Also ran third leg of third-place DMR (11:28.62) … Fourth in 800m with a time of 2:09.27 at Tyson Invitational … Ran 800m in 2:10.61 to finish second, ran third leg of 4x400m that finished second in 3:44.78 and ran third leg of first-place DMR (12:01.66) at Diet Pepsi Invitational … Picked up second victory in 800m with time of 2:10.06 at Indiana Team Classic and ran third leg of 4x400m that took second in 3:47.14 … Third in 800m at Florida Intercollegiate with time of 2:16.16 … Won 800m at Clemson Opener with time of 2:13.06.

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Ran at Essex County College, where she was coached by Michael Smart … Produced top times of 2:09.32 (800m), 5:03.76 (Mile) and 10:47.70 (3,000m) … Earned 10 NJCAA All-America honors in the 800m, 1,000m, mile, 4x400m relay, DMR and 4x800m … Won the NJCAA 800m and 4x800m relay titles in 2006 … Finished second in the indoor mile at the 2006 NJCAA Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Coached by Michael Dyke … Took the silver medal in the 3,000m at the 2002 (10:14.70) and 2004 (10:57.09) CARIFTA games, won the bronze in 2003 (10:15.47) and earned silver in 1,500m in 2001 (4:41.14).

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