USA Junior/Senior Championships: Florida Connections

The USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa will have a Florida flare. The Sunshine state is represented in the junior division by several high school standouts as well as area college freshman. In the senior decision numerous Florida natives and those who go or went to school in the state, range from college standouts to professional athletes will be trying to punch their tickets to the World Championships in Moscow.

Senior Division

  • Mens 100m Dash - Dentarious Locke (Chamberlain, FSU), Jeff Demps (South Lake, UF, Adidas)
  • Mens 110m Hurdles - Tequille Jackson (University of Miami)
  • Mens 200m Dash - Dedric Dukes (Miami Booker T. Washington, UF)
  • Mens 400m Hurdles - Kerron Clement (UF, Nike)
  • Mens 400m Dash - James Harris (FSU) Tony McQuay (Sunset, UF, Adidas), Calvin Smith (Tampa Freedom, UF, Adidas) Hugh Graham Jr. (Miami Northwestern, UF), Arman Hall (St. Thomas Aquinas, (UF), Najee Glass (UF)
  • Mens  800m Run - Sean Obinwa (Wharton, UF)
  • Mens 1500m Run - Mike Fout (FSU) 
  • Mens Long Jump - Will Claye (UF, Nike), Christian Taylor (UF, Unattached), Marquis Dendy (UF)
  • Mens Triple Jump - Will Claye (UF, Nike), Omar Craddock (UF)
  • Mens Hammer - Jeremy Postin (UF, Unattached)
  • Mens Decathlon - Gray Horn
  • Womens 100m Dash  - Barbara Pierre (Oak Ridge, Nike), Lauryn Williams (UM, Nike), Octavious Freeman (Lake Wales, UCF), Aurieyall Scott (UCF)
  • Womens 100m Hurdles - Kayla Parker (Port St. Joe, Kentucky), Jacquelyn Coward (UCF, Saucony), Brianna Rollins (Miami Northwester, Clemson, Nike)
  • Womens 200m Dash- Destinee Gause (UF), Octavious Freeman (Lake Wales, UCF), Aurieyall Scott (UCF), Lauryn Williams (UM, Nike) Tristie Johnson (Ed White, Bethune Cookman)
  • Womens 400m Dash - Ebony Eutsey (Miami Southridge, UF)
  • Womens 400m Hurdles - T'Erea Brown (UM)
  • Womens 800m Run - Bienna Freeman (Jacksonville University)
  • Womens 1500m Run - Amanda Winslow (FSU), Cory McGee (UF), Nicole Schappert (Pope John Paul II, Villanova, Brooks/NYAC)
  • Womens 5000m Run - Jenny Simpson (Oviedo, New Balance)
  • Womens High Jump - Dakota Dailey Thomas (University of Miami), Krystle Schade (Piper, University of Alabama)
  • Womens Triple Jump  - Ciarra Brewer (UF)
  • Womens Pole Vault - Lacy Janson (Cardinal Mooney, FSU, Nike)

Junior Division

  • Mens 100m Dash - Trayvon Bromell, Kendal Williams
  • Mens 200m Dash - Trayvon Bromell, Kendal Williams
  • Mens 400m Dash - Juan Paul Green (University of Illinois)
  • Mens 800m Run  - Otniel Teixeira (FSU)
  • Mens 1600m Run - Otniel Texiera (FSU)
  • Womens 100m Dash - Alexis Faulknor (UCF)
  • Womens 400m Dash - Robin Reynolds (University of Florida)
  • Womens Long Jump - Alexis Faulknor (UCF)
  • Womens Shot Put - Megan Patterson (UCF)

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