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2003-2004 Men's Track Roster

Garland Martin

Class: SR
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165 pounds
Previous School: Poplar Bluff HS [Wallace State CC]
Hometown: Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Indoor: Battled hamstring injuries through most of season ... Recorded DNF in 60m hurdle prelim and ran 23.31 in 200m prelim at Indiana Invitational ... Ran 7.59 in 55m hurdle prelim before recording DNF in finals at Middle Tennessee Classic.
Outdoor: Posted fastest time in Sun Belt in 100m hurdles ... Placed fourth in 110m hurdles in 14.60 and member of winning shuttle hurdle and second-place 4x100m relay at Alabama Relays ... Finished third in 110m hurdles and eighth in 200m at Mississippi State Invitational ... Placed seventh in regional qualifying time of 14.18 in 110m hurdles and member of second-place 4x100m relay at Yellowjacket Invitational ... Member of third-place shuttle hurdle and ran 14.29 in 110m hurdles at Sea Ray Relays ... Finished fourth in hurdles and member of winning 4x400m relay at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Placed fifth in 200m in 22.42 at Murray State Invitational ... Finished eighth in hurdles at Sun Belt Championships, falling at the end of the race ... Posted season-best 13.97 in prelims and won hurdles at Georgia Tech Invitational ... Ran 14.31 in hurdle prelims at NCAA Mideast Regional.

High School:
Three-year track letterwinner at Poplar Bluff HS ... Twice earned all-state honors ... Holds school records in 110mH (13.69) and 300mH (36.22) ... Was US World Junior Champion in 13.81 ... Ranked seventh in under-20 age group in 110mH ... Also two-year letterwinner in football, earning all-state recognition once.

Garland Darnell Martin ... Born March 1, 1981 ... Son of Betty Martin ... Spent two years at Wallace State CC.