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DARRYL GAY

Player profile

position
Sprints
year
Sophomore
hometown
Orlando, Fla.
high school
Evans

Bio:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Coming off solid freshman season where he claimed All-American honors as the third leg on fifth-place NCAA Championships 4×100 relay…flashed promise in his first indoor season, placing fifth in the 60-meter dash at the ACC Championships…was scoring contributor to the Noles’ ACC indoor and outdoor championship teams.

 

2018

Indoor: Posted strong third-place 60-meter dash finish in his collegiate debut at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational (6.74)…also competed at the Razorback and Tyson Invitational meets…qualified fourth for the 60-meter dash finals at the ACC Championships and missed the 200-meter final by one spot after a PB of 21.30…posted personal-best 6.72 in the ACC 60-meter final, contributing to a 22-point event haul which helped propel the Noles to the title. Outdoor: Competed in eight meets, with the bulk of his work coming on the 4×100 relay…posted a PB 10.58 in the 100-meter dash at the Tom Jones Memorial…ran third leg on the ACC Outdoor runner-up 4×100…ran a strong third leg as the Noles posted a then-SB 39.12 to qualify third for the NCAA Championships at the NCAA East Preliminary meet…helped Noles reach the NCAA Championship finals in the 4×100 as they qualified third in 39.00; the No. 8 time in program history…claimed his first All-American honor as the Noles finished fifth in the final.

 

PERSONAL:

Twice a Florida 4A state finalist in the 100-meter dash and three-time qualifier…transferred to Evans for his senior season where he finished third in the 100-meter finals…was eighth as a junior at Ocoee High and missed the finals by one spot as a sophomore…senior season included a sweep of the 100 and 200 at the district and Metro Conference meets…also won the 100 and the long jump at the prestigious Bob Hayes Invitational in Jacksonville, Fla…in addition to competing in track & field he
also played four seasons of high school football…the son of Donna Coleman…intends to major in business…born Oct. 27, 1997.