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University of Miami Athletics

Cory Nelms

position

Hurdles

Height

6-1

Weight

195 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Neptune, N.J.

High School

Neptune HS

Cory Nelms - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2008: Earned All-ACC honors for his third place finishes in both the 110-meter hurdles (14.23) and the 400-meter hurdles with a personal-best 51.43… His personal-best time in the 110-meter hurdles of 13.89 came at the Georgia Tech Invitational, where he finished first… Reached the NCAA Regional Qualifying time of 14.30 or better on seven occasions… A member of the sprint medley relay that set school-record at the Penn Relays (3:17.80)… During the indoor season, ran the 55-meter hurdles only once, with a time of 7.76 at the Tom Jones Memorial in Gainesville, Fla… In five attempts in the indoor season, recorded his best-time in the 60-meter hurdles in the preliminary heat at the ACC Indoor Championships at 7.98, he placed sixth in the finals with a time of 8.05… Ran a leg for the distance medley relay team that broke the school indoor record (10:05.53) at the Virginia Tech Elite Invitational.

2007: Best time of 14.32 in the 110-meter hurdles… Placed fifth at the ACC Outdoor Championships in 110-meter hurdles (14.42)… Ran on 4X100 and 4X400 relay teams at the ACC Championships that placed fifth and sixth respectively… Qualified for finals of 110-meter hurdles at USATF Jr. Championships.

High School: Recorded a season-best time of 7.40 seconds in the 55-meter hurdles at the 2006 Eastern Sates Championships… Registered a season-best mark of 7.90 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles at the 2006 National Scholastic Indoor Championship…named indoor and outdoor first team All Shore Conference as a senior… 2005 national runner up in the 60-meter hurdles (8.16)… Posted a time of 6.59 in the 55m at the Coca-Cola Classic.

Personal: Intends on majoring in mechanical engineering… Hobbies are football and basketball… Favorite sport team Washington Redskins… SportCenter is his favorite tv show.