(FSU freshman Katia Seymour's 11.26 100m from 2017 is the fastest wind-legal performance ever at Great Southwest and ranks fourth when you factor in all conditions behind Ariana Washington, Candace Hill, and Octavious Freeman.)
The list of Florida athletes who have competed at the Great Southwest Classic may not be large in quantity, but what it lacks there it makes up for in quantity. A quick glance over our best of the last decade has six current professionals including Octavious Freeman, Kaylin Whitney, Khalifa St. Fort, Trayvon Bromell, Arman Hall, and TJ Holmes. In addition, several athletes headed to the NCAA Championships in Eugene were standouts at the New Mexico meet including Katia Seymour, Sharikka Barnett, Kendall Ellis, Daeshon Gordon, Darrielle McQueen, and Andre Ewers. We take a look at the best girls and boys performance by Florida athletes the Great Southwest Classic since 2008.