The 2023 NCAA Outdoor Men’s NCAA Champions and 2023 NCAA Outdoor Women’s NCAA Runner-Ups will attend a total of eleven regular season meets over the course of both the indoor and outdoor season. This includes two meets in Gainesville at James G. Presley Stadium at Percy Beard Track.
Following regular season competition, the Gators can qualify for up to five postseason contests, one of which will be hosed by Florida: SEC Outdoor Championships which is scheduled for May 9th-May 11th. This is the first time the Gators will host the event since 2009 and only the eighth time in the program’s history.
2023 SEASON IN REVIEW
Members of the Track & Field program participated in fifteen contests last season. During the indoor season both the Men’s and Women’s teams recorded second place finishes at SEC Indoor Championships and both finished third at NCAA Indoor Championships.
The outdoor season was highlighted by the Men’s team winning the 2023 NCAA Outdoor Championship, as well as the Women’s team placing second at both SEC Outdoor Championships and NCAA Outdoor Championships.
In terms of individual accolades, the Gators totaled twelve 2 SEC Individual Championships and six NCAA Individual Championships. Furthermore, athletes dawning the orange and blue set the collegiate record in the Men’s 4x100m Relay, Men’s 4x400m Relay and Women’s Triple Jump during the 2023 season.
2023-2024 SEASON DETAILS
The Florida Gators will open the indoor season before the start of the new year as they travel to Boston for the first of three times during the season. The team will participate in the Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener.
Nearly a month later, the Gators will travel to College Station, Texas for the first time during the indoor season in over ten years.
The first of three meets n Fayetteville, Arkansas will occur at the end of January as they will compete at the Razorback Invitational. Participating in this meet is almost a yearly endeavor for the Florida Gators. Last year at the invitational the Gators women’s program set two new school records in the distance medley relay and 4x400m relay.
For the final regular season meet during the indoor season, the Track & Field program, as they did last year, will split on the weekend of February 9th as a portion of the team will attend…