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Antonya English

World's fastest 100 meters time earns Jeff Demps SEC honors

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Florida sprinter Jeff Demps has been named the SEC Co-Men’s Runner of the Week for his outstanding performances at the 85th Annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays this past weekend, the league announced today.

Demps, who picks up his sixth career SEC weekly honor and fourth SEC Men’s Runner of the Week nod, ran his first race of the 2012 outdoor season and won the men’s 100 meters title with a time of 10.01 (+2.9).

Demps won the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays title by clocking the fastest all-conditions time in the world this season, as he now currently leads the SEC and the nation in the men’s 100 meters.

Saturday’s race was Demps’ third-fastest all-time, all-conditions time of his career. He also ran the opening leg of Florida’s men’s 4x100-meter relay, which currently ranks fifth in the nation and third in the SEC with a time of 39.26.

This is the fifth weekly honor for the Gator program in 2012.

Florida will host the 2012 Pepsi Florida Relays this weekend, April 6-7, at Percy Beard Track in Gainesville.

For more information, including schedule, entry lists and ticket information, please go to the official Florida Relays homepage at http://www.gatorzone.com/trackfield/floridarelays

[Last modified: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 3:15pm]

    

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