To start the 2017 track season, Central Florida Gliders athletes traveled to the Alabama Striders Indoor Classic held at the Crossplex in Birmingham, Alabama. Jordan Butler placed 2nd in the high jump with 4’9” jump while Roderick Horton took, 1st place in the high Jump 4’09”; 2nd in the 60m Hurdles with a time of 10.31; and 5th in the Long Jump with a leap of 16’03” .
Glider alum Donald Scott placed 4th at the recent 2016 USA Indoor nationals in Portland, Oregon with a massive leap of 54’10” (16.71m). Last year Donald finished 2nd place in the long jump at the 2015 NCAA D1 Indoor T&F National Championship with a PR jump of 55ft 3in, breaking the indoor school record at Eastern Michigan University.
Glider Juan Moscoso (freshman) placed 3rd in the one mile racewalk at the 2016 New Balance Indoor Nationals Championship with a 27 second PR time of 6:43.