One one-hundredth of a second was all it took to halt Skylar Ross-Ransom from advancing through the field of the women’s 100-meter hurdles.
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The Florida men’s track and field team was almost 3,000 miles away from home, but it only took 8.05 meters for them to get on the board.
On May 13, the UF men’s and women’s track and field teams saw three athletes crowned as SEC champions in their individual events.
With the NCAA East Preliminary in the books, the Gators can now focus on the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
The Florida track and field team had as good a day as one at the NCAA East Preliminary in Lexington, Kentucky, could have hoped for.
On the opening day of the NCAA East Preliminary, Florida saw 15 of its 23 competitors post qualifying marks.
Nearly two weeks after producing a trio of SEC outdoor champions in junior KeAndre Bates (men’s triple jump), junior Lloydricia Cameron (women’s shot put) and senior Kyra Jefferson (women’s 200-meter), Florida will see a total of 52 athletes compete in the NCAA East Preliminary.
Sharrika Barnett nearly caught Texas A&M’s Jaevin Reed in the last leg of the women’s 4x400 meter relay, the final event of the three-day SEC Outdoors Competition.
After a half-hour rain delay that featured two PSAs from announcers alerting fans that a Ford Fusion and Nissan Maxima had left their lights on in the stadium parking lot, junior Lloydricia Cameron came through for the Gators.
Mike Holloway is no stranger to success. Holloway, a UF graduate, has been involved with the Florida track and field team for 21 years.
When Florida redshirt senior hurdler Eric Futch crossed the finish line at the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships, he turned and looked behind him.
Florida senior Shayla Sanders couldn’t see the finish line.
Florida led Texas A&M by 1.5 points heading into the 4x400 meter relay.
Andres Arroyo led the pack after 400 meters.
Florida track and field jumper Ebony Luster is fast.
Mike Holloway’s answer was simple.
Florida redshirt sophomore thrower AJ McFarland said his magic number for the 2017 season was 70.