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University of Miami Athletics

Myles Valentine

position

Sprints

Class

Redshirt Senior

Hometown

Compton, Calif.

High School

Upland

2018 Outdoor: Helped the Canes finish third in the 4x100m relay at the Hurricane Invitational with a time of 41.82 seconds… Finished fourth at the Power 5 Trailblazer Challenge in the 4x100m relay with a season-best 40.63 second finish and finished third in the 4x400m with a time of 3:11.74… Ran a 21.54 second 200m at the Florida Relays and ran a time of 10.52 seconds in the 100m… Was fourth in the 100m with a personal-best time of 10.34 seconds at the Hurricane Alumni Meet… Was part of the quartet that ran a season-best time of 3:10.16 in the 4x400m relay and fifth in the 200m with a time of 21.49 seconds at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational…Was sixth at the National Relay Championship in the men’s 100m with a time of 10.38 seconds that ranks third all-time in school history and finished eighth overall in the 4×100 with a combined season-best time of 40.44… Finished fourth in the men’s 4x100m relay with a season-best time of 40.07 seconds for the fifth best time in UM history at the 2018 ACC Outdoor Championship… Earned a spot in the 100m quarterfinals at the East Preliminary after his time of 10.35… Finished the season with the 18thoverall time in the men’s 100m at at personal-best 10.27 seconds that ranks second in UM history.

2018 Indoor: Finished third in the men’s 60m final at the UAB Blazer Invitational with a time of 6.71 seconds…Reached the 60m final at UAB by posting a time of 6.81 seconds…Member of 4x400m relay team that finished fifth at UAB Blazer Invitational with a time of 3:16.38…Was sixth in the 60m at the Red Raider Invitational with a time of 6.80 seconds…Won Heat 2 of the men’s 60m at the Power 5 Invitational with a time of 6.74 seconds…Won the men’s 60m final at the Power 5 Invitational with a time of 6.76 seconds…Member of 4x400m relay team that finished sixth at the Power 5 Invitational with a time of 3:13.07…Placed 14th in the men’s 60m at the Tiger Paw Invitational with a time of 6.75…Finished second in Heat 3 and 11th overall in the men’s 4x400m at the Tiger Paw Invitational with a time of 3:15.34…finished fourth in the men’s 60m final with a time of 6.72 seconds at the ACC Indoor Championships after entering the final with the second-fastest qualifying time.

2017 Outdoor: Competed in the men’s 100m at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational…

2017 Indoor: Won Heat 2 of the men’s 60m preliminaries with a time of 6.79 seconds at the VT Invitational and finished second in the men’s 60m final with a personal-best time of 6.71 seconds that ranks second in UM history… Reached the final after winning Heat 3 (6.82) and finished sixth with a time of 6.82 seconds in the 60m at the McCravy Memorial Invitational… Led the way with a 6.75-second sprint to win Heat 8. Won his Semifinal heat to earn a spot in the final with a time of 6.70 at the Meyo Invitational, but did not race… Reached the finals in the 60m with a time of 6.74 seconds in the preliminaries. Won the men’s 60m final with a personal-best time of 6.65 seconds at the Tiger Paw Invitational. The sophomore sprinter broke the previous school record of 6.70 seconds, set by former Hurricanes track standout and NFL star Travis Benjamin in 2011…  Earned a bronze medal in the men’s 60m, finishing with a time of 6.75 seconds at the ACC Championships…

2016 All-ACC ACADEMIC, INDOOR

2016 Indoor: Placed 14th in the 60m dash at the McCravy Memorial Meet with a time of 6.88 seconds … Placed fourth in the men’s 60m final at the Armory Track Invitational with a time of 6.81 seconds … Advanced to the finals in the men’s 60m dash after posting a time of 6.72 seconds in the semifinals that tied him for second in UM history with Hurricanes football and track standout Santana Moss.