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DistancePreps.com 2012 Boys Track Athlete of the Year

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DistancePreps.com - The Future Runs Now   on May 18 2012, 01:00 PM

DistancePreps.com 2012 Boys Track Athlete of the Year

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DistancePreps.com

Melbourne, Florida



18 May 2012 - Andres Arroyo of Colonial High School in Orlando is the DistancePreps.com 2012 Boys Track Athlete of the Year. 


Andres "Amazing" Arroyo had a stellar season on the track in the Sunshine State.  Andres led his Colonial Track team to a runner-up finish at the Florida 4A Outdoor Championships by winning the 4x800, 1600 and 3200, garnering valuable points in all 3 events. 

At the conclusion of the 2012 FHSAA season, Andres had the State's fastest time in all 3 distance events: the 800 at the Florida Relays (1:51.04), Florida State Relays 1600 (4:11.76) and 3200 (9:10.37). Addditionally, he anchored his State 4x800 team to a championship victory State leading time (7:40.15) at the 4A Outdoor Finals, the 4th fastest Florida 4x800 time ever on record.

Andres' 2012 season will be remembered for outstanding battles against the State's best in classic match-ups in all the distance specialties that showed his amazing range and highlighted his stamina, endurance, speed and scintillating ability to finish races with his "amazing" turnover, tenacity and desire.


Andres was the 2011 Boys 4A State Cross-Country Champion and recognized as the 2011 Boys "Gatorade" Cross-Country runner of the Year.


Due to his outstanding range, domination in key match-ups and undeafeated individual placings through out the 2012 Track season, Andres Arroyo is being recognized as the 2012 DistancePreps.com Boys Track Athlete of the Year.


The DistancePreps.com Boys Track Athlete of the Year Award is presented to a Florida runner in the 800, 1600, and 3200 distance events and is determined by consensus from team members of DistancePreps.com


2012 is the first year for the award.

PHOTO CREDIT : Sherri Enders

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ANDRES ARROYO POST-RACE 4A OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

ANDRES ARROYO RACE FOOTAGE BOYS 4A 4X800 2012

ANDRES ARROYO RACE FOOTAGE BOYS 4A 1600 2012

ANDRES ARROYO RACE FOOTAGE BOYS 4A 3200 2012

ANDRES ARROYO "KICKING" 4A REGION 1 2012

ANDRES ARROYO RACE FOOTAGE BOYS 800 FLORIDA RELAYS 2012

ANDRES ARROYO RACE FOOTAGE BOYS 1600 FSU RELAYS 2012

ANDRES ARROYO RACE FOOTAGE BOYS 3200 FSU RELAYS 2012

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