GAINESVILLE, Fla. – 11 Gators received honors on Tuesday afternoon when the SEC announced the 2023 All-SEC Indoor Track & Field Teams.
Athletes earned All-SEC First Team honors for a gold medal finish, while the silver and bronze medalists received All-SEC Second Team honors.
Florida had four athletes named to the All-SEC First Team. Jacory Patterson was the lone male to earn first team honors while on the women’s side, Talitha Diggs, Jasmine Moore, and Alida Van Daalen were named to the First Team.
Patterson finished on the podium twice at the SEC Indoor Championships, winning the gold in the 200m (20.29) and silver in the 400m (45.05). He also earned the Cliff Harper Trophy, an honor awarded to the high points scorer at the SEC Indoor Championships.
Jasmine Moore continued her golden success in the horizontal jumps, taking gold in both the long (6.91m/22’8″) and triple jump (14.09m/46’2.75″). She has now won gold in both the long and triple jump at every SEC meet since becoming a Gator. Additionally, Moore has won the triple jump at each of the last 5 SEC Championships (3 indoors, 2 outdoors).
Talitha Diggs earned All-SEC First Team honors after her American record-setting performance in the women’s indoor 400m at the SEC Indoor Championships. Her gold medal-winning performance (50.15) broke the American record by 0.18 seconds.
Alida Van Daalen secured gold in her first collegiate championship meet. On the way to her title, the freshman from the Netherlands set a new school record in women’s indoor shot (18.66m/61’2.75″).
7 additional Gators earned All-SEC Second Team honors by winning silver or bronze in their events at the SEC Indoor Championships. The full list of Gators on the All-SEC Teams can be found below.
Full List of Florida Honorees:
Men’s All-SEC Team
Women’s All-SEC Team
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