National Champions

The University of Miami track and field program has 17 individual national champions in its history. Gillian Russell was the first Miami track and field student-athlete to win a national title and she also has the most with five. Davian Clarke is the only other Hurricane with multiple national championships and he is also the only men’s national champion in school history.

YEAR SPORT ATHLETE EVENT
1992 Women’s Track Gillian Russell Indoor 55-meter hurdles
1993 Women’s Track Gillian Russell Outdoor 100-meter hurdles
1994 Women’s Track Gillian Russell Outdoor 100-meter hurdles
1995 Women’s Track Gillian Russell Indoor 55-meter hurdles
1995 Women’s Track Gillian Russell Outdoor 100-meter hurdles
1996 Men’s Track Davian Clarke Outdoor 400-meters
1998 Men’s Track Davian Clarke Indoor 400-meters
1999 Women’s Track Yolanda McCray Outdoor 100-meter hurdles
2004 Women’s Track Lauryn Williams Outdoor 100-meters
2005 Women’s Field Kimberli Barrett Indoor Shot Put
2005 Women’s Field Kimberli Barrett Outdoor Shot Put
2006 Womens Field Tabia Charles Outdoor Triple Jump
2008 Women’s Track Krista Simkins Indoor 400-meters
2009 Women’s Track Murielle Ahoure Indoor 200-meters
2011 Women’s Track Ti’erra Brown Outdoor 400-meter hurdles
2017 Women’s Track Shakima Wimbley Indoor 400-meters
2019 Women’s Track Michelle Atherley Indoor Pentathlon