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University of Miami Athletics

Douglas Dourado

position

Middle Distance

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Sao Paulo, Brazil

High School

Antonio Furian Junior

Douglas Dourado - Cross Country - University of Miami Athletics

2015 Outdoor: Competed in the 800m at the ACC Outdoor Championship … Ran the 800m at the Tom Jones Memorial Classic … Posted a season best of 1:52.24 in 800m at LSU Invitational … Recorded a season best of 3:56.65 in 1500m at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational

2014 Cross Country: Placed first in the men’s 5000m at FAU Invitational with a time of 16:27.1 … Placed seventh in the men’s 8000m (27:12.74) at the USF Invitational … Posted a time of 25:51.65 at the Mountain Dew Invitational 8K … Finished The Paul Short 8K Run in 25:58 … Placed third in the men’s 5k CC run (16:23.79) at the Westminister Academy 5K Invitational. Ran in the ACC Championships and posted a time of 26:09.9

2014 Outdoor:  Placed second in the men’s 800m with a time of 1:55.82 at the Hurricane Invitational … Placed third in the 800m with a time of 1:56.16 at the Miami Invitational … Member of the seventh place 4x400m relay team finishing with a time of 3:22.79 at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational.

2014 Indoor:  Competed in the 600m at Nittany Lion Challenge, improving his personal-best time to 1:23.63 — second-best in school history … Placed sixth at the McCravy Memorial Meet in the 600 yard run with a time of 1:15.29 — third-best in UM history … Placed 10th in the men’s 600m run at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a time of 1:24.39.

2013 Cross Country: Ran six races for the Hurricanes, including the ACC Championships … Opened season with a 16:56.15 at the WA Collegiate Invitational (8/31) … Posted a time of 26:42.24 at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational 8K (9/14) … Registered a time of 27:22.6 at the Charlotte Invitational 8K (9/28) …  Recorded a time of 26:39.34 at the Disney Cross Country Classic 8K (10/12) … Ran a time of 27:48.26 at the UCF Black & Gold Invitational 8K (10/18) … One of eight men to represent Miami at the ACC Championships (11/1).

2013 Outdoor: Ran personal-best in 800m at Florida Relays, finishing in 1:54.07 … Member of 4x400m relay team at Hurricane Invitational (3:29.99).

2013 Indoor: Ran season-best 53.45 in men’s 400m at Auburn Invitational … Set personal-best in 600m at New Mexico Classic with time of 1:23.86 … Ran Indoor-best 1:56.52 in men’s 800m at ACC Championships … Member of 4x400m relay team at Kentucky Invitational (3:28.75) … Ran in DMR at Virginia Tech Elite meet (10:02.83), and Auburn Invitational (10:16.97)

2012 Cross Country: Ran in one race, finishing Greentree Invitational 5K in 17:58.08.

International: Member of Associacao Sertanezina de Atletismo track team in 2009 … Part of relay team that took second place in 4×400 in State of Sao Paulo, Brazil … Took sixth place in 800m at Brazilian Championships.

Personal: Business major … Son of Cassandra Esiquiel and Angelo Aparecido … Has five siblings: William, Izabel, Marco, Jacqueline and Guilherme … Loves to play soccer and spend time with friends … His sister, Izabel, is super model for Victoria’s Secret.