- Mandy Perkins
- Ormond Beach, Fla.
- Spruce Creek
2013: Won the women’s DMR SEC crown with a season-best time of 11:13.45 at the SEC Indoor Championship … Competed at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the women’s 1,500 meters … Turned in two podium finishes outdoors in her senior season, finishing second at the FSU Relays in the women’s 1,500 and third at the Tom Jones Memorial Classic in the same event … Recorded a time of 5:02.38, good for 13th, in the women’s mile at the Razorback Invitational … Placed ninth with a time of 4:51.83 in the women’s mile at the Husky Classic.
2012: Set a career best in the women’s 1500m with a time of 4:22.46 at the Tom Jones Classic ... Won first place in the women’s 4x800m relay at the Pepsi Florida Relays with a time of 8:44.41 ... Ran the women’s 800m with a collegiate-best time of 2:07.79 at the Pepsi Florida Relays…Recorded a career-best time of 4:45.51 in women’s mile at the SEC Indoor Championships ... In women’s mile, ran a 4:56.20 at the Texas A&M Challenge.
2011: Ran a season’s best 2:11.54 in the 800 meters at the Seminole Twilight Meet, finishing fifth overall…Ran a season’s best in the preliminaries of the 1,500 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships, finishing in 4:29.08…Recorded a season’s best in the mile at the SEC Indoor Championships in 4:52.49.
2010: Won the UCF Invitational 1,500m (4:37.09) … Competed in the 1,500m run at the Pepsi Florida Relays, placing 21st in 4:37.67 … Won the 1,500m run at the UCF Invitational (3/27) in a personal-best time of 4:37.09 … Placed 19th in the 800m at the Tyson Invitational (2/12) with a time of 2:20.95.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Coached by Stephon Gallon … Won the Five Star Conference championship, district and regional titles and placed a career-best third in the Class 4A state meet in as a senior … Team took seventh overall … Placed fifth the 2007 Class 4A state cross country meet as the Hawks took sixth overall … As a sophomore, finished 10th at the state meet … Three-time Daytona Beach News-Journal Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year award winner (2006-08) … Placed fourth in the 1,600m and 3,200m at the Class 4A state meet and helped the 4x800m relay team to a fourth-place finish in 2008 … As a freshman, earned fifth place in the 1,600m event at the Class 4A state track championships … Helped Spruce Creek take first in the track conference meet every year of high school career … Also named the News-Journal’s Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2008 … Holds the 5K, 1,600m and 4x800m records at high school … Earned All-South honors in the 2007 Footlocker South Regional Championships … Placed third at the 2008 Nike Outdoor Nationals in the Emerging Elite category.