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22 SEC track & field athletes claim national titles

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AUSTIN, Texas (June 12, 2023)-----A total of 22 Southeastern Conference track and field athletes from five SEC schools won individual titles at the 2023 NCAA Outdoor Championships held last week at the University of Texas.

SEC teams placed first and second in the men's standings as Florida (57) edged Arkansas (53) to win the Gators' 11th NCAA title. Other SEC teams to finish in the top-10 were No. 4 LSU, No. 7 Georgia and No. 8 Alabama. An SEC team has won the NCAA men's outdoor title three consecutive years and in six of the last seven championships.

Florida finished second in the women's standings behind Texas, while Arkansas placed third. Five other SEC women's programs claimed top-10 finishes, including No. 5 Texas, No. 6 Kentucky, and No. 7 LSU, while Georgia and Tennessee tied for 10th.

A total of 22 SEC student-athletes won NCAA individual titles in 14 different events. Florida's Emmanuel Bamidele won a pair of titles in the men's 400m and in the 4x400 relay. The Gators clinched the title with a collegiate record 2:57.74 in the relay. Florida's Jasmine Moore set a collegiate record in the women's triple jump (14.78m/48-6).

A complete list of the SEC's individual NCAA indoor track and field champions follows:

NCAA Individual Champions (SEC)

SEC Women's NCAA Champions
Triple Jump  Jasmine Moore, Florida   CR 14.78m/48-6
100m hurdles  Ackera Nugent, Arkansas  12.25
800m  Michaela Rose, LSU 1:59.83
5000m  Florida 15:30.57
4x4 Relay  Arkansas 3:24.05
SEC Men's NCAA Champions
Hammer  Tzuriel Pedigo, LSU 79.79m/261-9
Long Jump  Carey McLeod, Arkansas  8.26m/27-1.25
4x100 Relay  Brandon Hicklin, Dorian Camel, Da'Marcus Fleming, Godson Oghenebrum, LSU  38.05
Triple Jump  Jaydon Hibbert, Arkansas 17.56m/57-7.5
110m hurdles   Phillip Lemonious, Arkansas 13.24
400m  Emmanuel Bamidele, Florida 44.24
800m  Will Sumner, Georgia 1:44.26
400m hurdles  Chris Robinson, Alabama 48.12
4x400 Relay  Emmanuel Bamidele, Jacory Patterson, JeVaughn Powell, Ryan Willie, Florida CR 2:57.74