Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet Top HS Entries Announced

Gainesville, FL-

Below are top entries in the Jimmy Carnes Track and Field Meet scheduled for January 30 and 31 at the O'Connell Center on the University of Florida Campus as of Wednesday, January 20.

This year's meets will feature age group competition(ages 0-18) on Saturday and college and open competition on Sunday. An expected 2,000 athletes will compete in the two days of competition.

The meet is sponsored by the Gainesville Sports Commission and named after Jimmy Carnes, a track and field visionary and Gainesville Resident.

A Schedule of Events and Meet Entry information can be found at http://www.gainesvillesportscommission.com/3rd-annual-jimmy-carnes-indoor-invitational.html 

Live results will be posted at http://halfmiletiming.com/Datafiles/Spring2010/GSC10/GSCJimmyCarnes10.htm 

Entry deadline is Monday, January 25, 2010 at 11:59PM and is being handled by Direct Athletics. The web address for Saturday entriesishttp://www.directathletics.com/meets/track/14030.html and Sunday entries is http://www.directathletics.com/meets/track/14076.html

Top Entries
Arman Hall, St. Thomas Aquinas(Fort Lauderdale, FL), SO 5th 2009 FHSAA 3A State Finals PB 48.72
Terrence Lowder, Bay HS(Panama City, FL), JR, 6th 2009 FHSAA 2A State Finals PB 48.84
Kevin Gary, S. Gwinnett(GA), JR 3rd GHSAA 5A State Finals PB 48.41

Henry Stevens-Carty, Acworth(GA) 6th IAAF World Youth Championships Bressone,IT PB 1:53.13

Matt Mizereck, Leon(Tallahassee,FL), SR, 2009 Foot Locker Finalist(10th) PB 4:15.63 1600m
Mark Parrish, Chamberlin(Tampa, FL), SR, 2nd 2009 FHSAA 4A State Cross Country Championships, 25th 2009 Foot Locker South Regional PB 15:15

Elliott Clemente, Belen Jesuit(Miami, FL), SO, 3rd 2009 FHSAA 3A State Cross Country Championships, 26th 2009 Foot Locker South Regional Championships PB 15:17
Matt Mizereck, Leon(Tallahassee,FL), SR 2009 FL Finalist,PB 9:09.24 3200m

Tyler Porter, Jefferson(GA), SR PB 16’0.75” 2009 GHSAA 2A PV State Champ
Caleb Ebbets, Lee County(GA) 7th 2009 GHSAA 4A State Finals PB 15’00”
Anthony Amodio, Archbishop McCarthy(Fort Lauderdale,FL) 2009 PV 2A FHSAA State Champion, PB 14’07”

Lauren Ellis, West Florence, SC, JR 1st 400m and 2nd 200m SCHSL 4A State Champs PB 24.38/54.29
Kirsten Nieuwendam, St. Thomas Aquinas(Fort Lauderdale,FL), SR, 4th Golden South Classic PB 24.63

Shelby Hayes, Winter Park(FL), SR 2009 FL Finalist(39th), 2009 FHSAA 4A Cross Country State Champion, 2009 FHSAA 4A 1600m State Champion PB 2:14.23(800m), 4:55.11(1600m), 11:00.51(3200m)
Stephanie Strasser, Fernandina Beach(FL), SR, 2nd 2009 FHSAA 2A State Cross Country State Championships, 1st 2009 FHSAA 2A State Track Finals, 3200m and 3rd 1600m PB- 4::59.41(1600m), 10:54.55(3200m)  

Lauren Wilson, Douglasville, HS, GA , SR 2nd PV GHSAA 5A State Finals PB 11’8”
Brianna Arellano, Bishop Moore(Orlando,FL), SO 3rd PV FHSAA 2A State Finals PB 11’06”
Cayleigh Boyington, Citrus(Inverness, FL), SR 4th PV FHSAA 2A State Finals PB 10’06”
Lindsey Enders, Holy Trinity(Melbourne,FL), JR PB 11’06” 1st Florida Relays
Megan Walker, Port St. Joe(FL), SO 2nd PV FHSAA 2A State Finals PB 11’0”

Bejai Fray, Ocala(FL), 8th grade, 2009 AAU LJ Sub Youth National Champion, 4th 100m 2009 AAU National Championships Sub Youth, 2nd LJflrunners.com Middle School Championships PB 18’02.5”