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 Gavyn Nero
Gavyn Nero
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Maracas, Trinidad & Tobago

High School:
Fatima College

Height:
5-11

• 2011 Big 12 Champion Indoors (Distance Medley Relay)
• 2011 All-Big 12 Indoors (1,000 Meters)
• 2010 Big 12 Champion Indoors (Distance Medley Relay)
• 2010 All-Big 12 Indoors (800 Meters)
• Two-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2011 Cross Country: Did not compete.

2011 Track: Anchored indoor men's distance medley relay team to second consecutive title at Big 12 Championship with come-from-behind closing mile leg of 4:04.62 for a team time of 9:48.84...Also earned all-Big 12 honors with runner-up finish in 1,000 meters at Big 12 Indoor Championship in time of 2:24.69...Narrowly missed school 1,000-meter record at New Balance Invitational with third-place time of 2:22.39, .01 off record...Finished second in indoor 800 meters at Alex Wilson Invitational with career-best and second-best time ever at Baylor of 1:48.20...Had two third-place finishes in 800 meters outdoors, coming at TCU Invitational (1:51.16) and Michael Johnson/Dr Pepper Classic (1:51.63)...Helped sprint medley relay (3:18.38) and distance medley relay (9:48.84) to runner-up finishes at Texas Relays...Ran personal-best 1,500 meters of 3:52.54 to place 10th at Stanford Invitational.

2010 Cross Country: Competed in three meets for Baylor...Placed season-best fifth at UTA Season Opener, helping Baylor to the team title...Ran season-best eight-kilometer race of 26:47.8 at NCAA Pre-Nationals to place 218th.

2010 Track: Helped Baylor's distance medley relay team win Big 12 indoor title at league meet with time of 9:41.88 one week before setting school record with a time of 9:34.90 at Alex Wilson Invitational...Also earned all-Big 12 honors indoors with runner-up finish in 800 meters in time of 1:50.17...Placed second at Texas A&M Invitational in 1,000 meters, clocking time of 2:26.32...Finished second at Texas Invite in 800 meters at 1:49.46, season-best...Helped Baylor to third-place Drake Relays finishes in 4x800-meter relay and distance medley relay...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2009 Cross Country: Did not compete...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Won Zonal championships in native Trinidad & Tobago at both 800 meters and 1500 meters in 2007, 2008, and 2009...Won 10 Carifta Games gold medals spanning back to 2005, eight at U-17 level and two more in 2009 at U-20 at 800 meters and 1500 meters...Broke 23-year old Carifta Games 1500-meter record by three seconds with time of 3:47.56...Won silver medal at 2009 Pan-Am Junior Championships at 800 meters with time of 1:48.90...Has personal best of 1:47.51 at 800 meters and 3:47.56 at 1500 meters...Named Junior Sportsman of the Year in Trinidad & Tobago...Holds national record at 1500 and 3000 meters.

Personal: Full name is Gavyn Jerome Nero...Born July 17, 1990 in Trinidad & Tobago...Son of Curtis and Suzanne Nero...Majoring in mechanical engineering.

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