Florida Men’s Track and Field Rounds Out 2023 Roster with Elite Group of Athletes

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Head Coach Mike Holloway and the Florida Men’s Track and Field group introduced the addition of eight athletes to its 2022-2023 roster this afternoon.

These eight will be a part of a group that gained the 2022 NCAA Men’s Outdoor National Championship in June and a program that has gained 10 NCAA Titles on the boys’s aspect.

Emmanuel Bamidele (Texas A&M/Sprints), Adrian Bichara (New Orleans/Distance), Ryan Maseman (Alabama/Distance), Calvin Bostic (Coffeyville CC/Throws), Sean Dixon-Bodie (LSU/Jumps), Robert Gregory (TCU/ Sprints), Jevaughn Powell (UTEP/Sprints) and Corvell Todd (Southern Miss/High Jump) will be a part of the Gators in 2023, overlaying 4 occasion teams together with the sprints, throws, jumps and distance.

“Very proud of the efforts of our workers in placing this class collectively,” Holloway stated. “We coated all of the occasion areas and it will hold us aggressive on the convention and nationwide ranges.”

Bamidele will be a part of a quarter-mile group that had excellent success in the course of the 2022 season.

The Nigerian had an exceptional freshman season at Texas A&M, ending third on the NCAA Indoor Championships and putting fourth at each SEC meets.

Bichara spent his freshman marketing campaign at New Orleans the place he competed in each Track and Field and Cross Country.

During his inaugural school season, Bichara was 4th within the 800 meters on the Southland Indoor Championships. He additionally ran a leg for the Privateers’ conference-title profitable DMR squad.

Maseman spent his freshman season at Alabama, primarily working the 800 meters. He owns a private finest of 1:51.76 within the occasion.

Bostic makes his technique to Florida after spending two seasons with Coffeyville Community College on the junior school ranks.

He competed on the NJCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships within the Shot Put, Discus Throw and Hammer/Weight Throw.

Dixon-Bodie joins a Florida program that has an extended and proud historical past within the Triple Jump.

The Bloomfield, Conn. native spent the final two seasons at LSU the place he was a four-time All-American within the Triple Jump.

He was the 2022 SEC Indoor and Outdoor Champion within the occasion and owns a private finest of 16.64m/54-7.25.

Gregory brings an impressive arsenal of versatility within the sprints to Florida after a pair of years working for TCU.

A six-time All-American, Gregory has run the 60 meters, 100 meters and 200 meters. He was the NCAA Indoor Runner-Up within the 200 meters. During his collegiate profession, he ran the 200 meters in any respect 4 NCAA Championship competitions.

The Houston, Texas native held anchor leg duties for TCU within the 4×100 relay, taking the Horned Frogs to a Seventh-place end on the 2022 NCAA Outdoor Championships.

Powell, like Bamidele, joins Florida’s excellent 400-meter group for subsequent season. The Clarendon, Jamaica native was the Jamaican National Champion in 2022, qualifying for the World Athletics Championships.

During the collegiate season, Powell completed Seventh on the NCAA Outdoor Championships within the 400 meters.

At the Conference USA Outdoor Championships, Powell was first within the 400 meters and second within the 200 meters.

Powell was the Conference USA Men’s Track Athlete of the Year in 2022. He owns a private finest of 44.87, run on the NCAA West Prelims earlier this yr.

He ran for Team Jamaica on the 2022 World Championships, competing within the 400 meters and profitable silver within the 4×400 relay.

Todd is a three-time All-American within the High Jump and will take his abilities to Gainesville after two years at Southern Miss.

The Byhalia, Miss. native was the NCAA Indoor Runner-Up within the High Jump and adopted that up with a Tenth-place end on the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

Todd gained back-to-back Conference USA Indoor Championships within the High Jump in 2021 and 2022

This choice of athletes will be a part of Florida’s roster for the 2022-2023 season. All eight can have speedy eligibility.

Summer Additions:

Men:

Emmanuel Bamidele Ijebu-Ode, Ogun-State, Nigeria/Texas A&M | Sprints

  • 2022 NCAA Outdoor Finalist (400m)
  • 2022 SEC Outdoor 4th Place (400m)
  • 2022 NCAA Indoor Champion (4×400)
  • 2022 NCAA Indoor third Place (400m)
  • 2022 SEC Indoor 4th Place (400m)
  • Personal Bests: 400m (45.23)

Adrian Bichara | Miami, Fla./Christopher Columbus/New Orleans | Distance

  • Spent Freshman Season at New Orleans
  • Personal Bests: 800m (1:50.81)

Calvin Bostic Citra, Fla./North Marion County/Coffeyville Community College | Throws

  • Multi-Time JUCO All-American
  • Personal Bests: Shot Put (16.70m/54-9.5), Discus (49.41m/162-1)

Sean Dixon-Bodie | Bloomfield, Conn./Bloomfield/LSU | Jumps

  • 2022 SEC Outdoor Champion (Triple Jump)
  • 2022 SEC Indoor Champion (Triple Jump
  • 4-Time All-American (Triple Jump)
  • Personal Bests: Triple Jump (16.64m/54-7.25)

Robert Gregory | Houston, Texas/Wheatley/TCU | Sprints

  • 2022 NCAA Indoor Runner-Up (200m)
  • 2022 NCAA Outdoor Finalist (200m)
  • 2022 NCAA Outdoor Finalist (4×100)
  • 6-Time All-American
  • Personal Bests: 60m (6.76), 100m (10.20), 200m (20.34)

Ryan Maseman | Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield/Alabama | Distance

  • Spent his freshman marketing campaign at Alabama
  • Personal Bests: 800m (1:51.76)

Jevaughn Powell| Clarendon, Jamaica/Kingston College/UTEP | Sprints

  • 2022 Jamaican Champion (400m)
  • 2022 C-USA Men’s Track Athlete of the Year
  • 2022 NCAA Outdoor Finalist (400m)
  • 2022 C-USA Outdoor Champion (400m)
  • Personal Bests: 400m (44.87)

Corvell Todd | Byhalia, Miss./Byhalia/Southern Miss | High Jump

  • 2022 NCAA Indoor Runner-Up (High Jump)
  • 2022 Conference USA Indoor Champion (High Jump)
  • 2021 Conference USA Indoor Champion (High Jump)
  • Personal Bests: High Jump (2.29m/7-6)

Additional Newcomers to the 2023 Men’s Track and Field Roster:
*Announced Previously*

Adam Magoulas (Miami, Fla./Distance)
Jordan McCants (Roswell, Ga./Jumps)
Logan Montgomery (Rossville, Ga/Throws)
Matthew Stratton (Orange Park, Fla./Distance)
Kevar Williams (DeLand, Fla./Sprints)

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