Jeff Adams took nearly 3,000 photos of all the action from the 2015 Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet. Check out all the awesome images plus the rest of our on-site coverage which includes over a hundred race video, dozens of interviews and a complete recap of all the action!
Teahna Daniels, Ryan Clark & More Carry Out Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet With Nationally Ranked Performances
2015 marked the final year for the Jimmy Carnes Indoor Track & Field Meet, but the Saturday performances left the eight year event going out on a high note with some nationally ranked performances. Our team was on-site with over 100 videos/interviews, over 2,500 photos, and a recap of all the action!
Ten year old Ani Velcheva runs 10:58.17 for 3000m. Velcheva is the age group world record holder in the 5k which she set in 2014. Check out the youngster's race and her next level kick in the final meters!
Watch former Boone/FSU standout Marvin Bracy, now running professionally for Adidas post a WL 55m time of 6.09s. The mark is one one-hundredth off of the high school national indoor record time of 6.08s he ran in 2012.
The 2015 and final Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet kicked off Friday morning with the collegiate and open competition. The highlight of the day former Boone/FSU and current Adidas sprinter Marvin Bracy opened up his indoor season with a world leading mark of 6.09 second in the 55m dash. His time was one one hundredth off the 6.08 he ran in 2012 at this meet to set the high school indoor national record.
Over 1,000 athletes will hit the track Saturday at the O'Connell Center for day two of the Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet. Want to know what heat you are in? We have the latest heat sheets for your viewing pleasure!
Looking over the names on this list should excite any sprint fan. Current UF Gator Shayla Sanders posted two US#1 times as a senior at Boyd Anderson when she ran 6.85 in the 55m dash and 23.89 for 200 meters in 2012. Check out the all-time bests in the sprint/hurdle events at the Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet.
Arguably the best race ever at the Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet was Marvin Bracy's 6.08 in which he claimed the 55m dash high school national record. Looking at the names on the all-time sprints/hurdles list below, one assurance of the meet over the years is that it will be fast and bring nationally ranked times!
Former Fort Myers standout Emily Edwards had hopes of breaking Stephanie Strasser's one mile record (5:04.16) set at Jimmy Carnes in 2010, but fell just short with her 5:04.98. Edwards who is now at the University of Alabama ranks eighth on the all-time list in the 3000m as well. See the top all-time marks in the boys distance events set at the Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet.
Former Leon standout Matt Mizereck holds the top time in the 3000m and is sixth all-time in the one mile run at the Jimmy Carnes. Mizereck posted times of 8:39.51 and 4:26.78 in 2010 as a senior. Check out the names on these lists some of the best distance runners over the last decade! See the top all-time marks in the boys distance events set at the Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet.
Lake Mary's Erica Sergeant holds the meet record in the pole vault with a clearance of 12'4" at the 2013 Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet. Sergeant, now at Kennesaw State University, competed in the meet her sophomore through senior seasons and finished those track campaigns with a state championship. See the top girls field event marks in the meets' history.
Hillsborough High School's Jeremiah Green ranks as the second best long jumper in the Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet history behind Jeremy McDuffie of Georgia. McDuffie won the event in 2014 with a mark of 22'8.75" beating the now University of Alabama standouts mark of 22'8.25 in 2013 by the narrowest of margins. Green is one of few high schoolers to compete with the collegiate athletes in the triple jump where he won the event and unleashed a monster mark of 50'6.25".
The 2015 Jimmy Carnes Indoor Track & Field Meet kicks off Friday with the college and open portion of the event and continue with the high school and youth action on Saturday. Check out the latest performance list as of 1/22/2015. Heat sheets will be posted later tonight or tomorrow morning.
Tampa Catholic senior Nicole Carroll, the 2013 and 2014 2A state champion comes in with the top vault this season. Her 12'6" clearance at the Golden South Classic is five inches more than her nearest competitor Jennifer Kistemaker of Osceola (Seminole), who has a best of 12'1". See the top fifty girls vaulters for the 2015 outdoor track and field season.
2014 1A state champion Drew McMichael of Evangelical Christian School is the top pole vaulter headed into the 2015 season. McMichael surpassed 15 feet seven times, including his personal best of 16 feet set at the FPVA Beach Vault. See the top fifty boys vaulters.
This is the last meet on the storied O'Dome track before renovations begin on the O'Dome later this year that include removing the track.
As the outdoor season is approaching many people may be wondering where this year's seniors are going to spend the next four years for their athletic careers. In South Florida a few of the nation's top track athletes got to sign early in the November period to some of the best schools in the country.
Hello, my name is Brittany Bowald, and I am a senior jumper / sprinter at Atlantic Coast High School here in Jacksonville, Florida. I am very excited for the opportunity to be able to share with you my story, as well as be able to tell you more about my training and meets throughout this high school season!
Santaluces high jumper Stacey Destin added her name to the state's top leapers when she cleared 6'0 at the Palm Beach Central Conference Qualifier. Destin is only the third jumper ever in Florida history to break the six foot barrier joining Holly Kelly (6-1.25) and Viktoria Andonova (6-1.5) as the only Florida high school girls to have ever gone higher. See the top fifty girls high jumpers returning for the 2015 track and field season.
Wakulla junior Keith Gavin is one of four jumpers to clear 6'8" in the high jump last season. See the top fifty returners for the 2015 track and field season.
Hallandale junior Kimani Rushing is one of the top hurdlers in the state, but also the state's top triple jumper, and one of the best in the nation. She jumped over 40'0 seven times in 2014 and her 41'0 leap at the Sam Burley Hall of Fame Invitational is the top mark heading into the 2015 season.
In 2012 and 2013 former Hillsborough High School standout Jeremiah Green was the triple jump state champion. In 2014, the torch was passed down to Dwayne Lawson. The two sport standout won the 3A crown and comes into the 2015 season, one of four jumpers to clear 47 feet, and with the top mark of 47'7".
The indoor season has been going on for several weeks now, but this weekend many of the Southern teams really got moving. See how Florida alumni fared in indoor meets around the country for the week of 1/12 - 1/18.
Hurdles, high jump, long jump, there aren't many events Admiral Farragut senior Brittany McGee can't do. McGee has finished in the top four in the long jump at the last three state meets and comes in with the top leap of 19'5". See the top fifty returners in the girls long jump for the 2015 track and field season.
Buchholz senior LaRon James leaped 24'0 at the Alachua County Championships. The two-sport standout is the top returner in the boys long jump for 2015. Can anyone else break 24 feet this year? Three jumpers have cleared 23 feet and could be on their way. See the top 50 boys long jumpers for the 2015 track and field season.
Miami Northwestern junior Timetria Mitchell scored valuable points for the Lady Bulls in 2014 earning a state title in the 100m hurdles and a runner-up finish in the 300m hurdles. Mitchell's time of 42.00 at the Bob Hayes Invitational is the top returning time for 2015. See the top fifty times as well as the complete list of top returners.
Gaither senior Samson Moore comes in with the top time in the 300m hurdles for 2015. His 37.34 earned him the 3A region 3 championship. Check out the top 50 boys 300m hurdles times as we head into the outdoor track and field season.
Miami Northwestern junior Timetria Mitchell was 7th at New Balance Outdoor Nationals with a time of 13.75. Mitchell is one of only three hurdlers to break 14 seconds in the 100mH. The 3a state champion in that event is joined by Kimani Rushing (pictured above) who was 3rd in the 100mh at the 3A state meet, and 4A runner-up Domonique Turner who has transferred from Lake Mary to Osceola for her junior season. See the top fifty 100mH for 2015.
Lincoln senior John Burt was the 3A runner-up last season and comes into 2015 with the fastest returning time (13.98) in the 110m hurdles. See the top fifty returners for this upcoming track and field season.
When picking the top two cross country runners in the state it's hard to look much further than Winter Park freshman Rafaella Gibbons and Leon senior Sukhi Khosla. Both competed undefeated seasons in the state of Florida culminating in the 4A and 3A Cross Country Finals championships respectively. The two went onto represent the Sunshine State at the national level. In addition to being named our All Flrunners.com Cross Country Runners of the Year, they have been recently named the Gatorade Florida XC Runners of the Year adding to their impressive accolades from the 2014 season.
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- Razorback Team Invitational
- Dade County Youth Fair MS Championship
- Knights of Columbus MS Invitational
- Lecanto Day Clinic and All Comer's Track and Field Meet
- Vanderbilt High School Indoor Invitational
- Sam Burley Foundation MS Invitational
- Catholic Grade School Meet for Diocese of St. Augustine
- David Oliver Classic
- Alpha Omega Elite Youth Track Meet
- Hallandale All Comers Meet
- Rayford James to University of North Florida
- Jessica Taylor to University of South Florida
- Trequan Moreland to Webber International University
- Ahren Bryan to Webber International University
- Thomas Howell to Florida A & M University
- Emily Headley to Clemson University
- Zack Summerall to East Tennessee State University
- Jethro St. Hubert to Notre Dame College
- Katherine Stoll to South Florida State College
- Cali Gumpel to South Florida State College