|Elace Minnifield -
2003 Season: Ran the anchor leg of the 4x400-meter relay team that set a school-record time of 3:46.42 at the Ole Miss Easter Invite ... part of the sprint medley team that posted the third best time in school history of 4:02.64 at the Alabama Relays ... was part of the distance medley relay team that had the fourth fastest time in school history with a 12:34.48 at the Florida Relays ... part of the 4x100 and 4x200-meter relay teams that each posted the fifth fastest times in school history with 46.72 and 1:41.12 respectively ... finished the 400-meters with the fourth fastest time in school history with 58.17, good for an 11th place finish at the C-USA Indoor Championships.
2002 Season: Advanced to finals and broke school freshman record in the 400-meters with a time of 56.14 at the C-USA Championships ... part of 4x400-meter relay team that placed eighth with a time of 3:53.35 at C-USA's ... part of 4x400-meter relay team that placed third at the Snowbird Invitational with a time of 3:51.44 ... ran 55.95 in 4x400-meter relay, putting team in seventh place with an overall time of 3:50.23 at Alabama Relays ... sixth place in 400-meters with a time of 57.81 at Spec Towns Invitational ... third place in the 400-meters with a time of 57.79 at the Samford Invite ... 10th place in the 400-meters with a time of 57.99 at the Auburn Invitational ... part of the 4x400-meter relay team that broke the school record and placed sixth with a time of 3:47.17 at the C-USA Outdoor Championship.
High School: A four-year letterwinner in outdoor track at Huffman High School in Birmingham, Ala. ... named MVP for three consecutive years ... finished third in the 4x400-meter relay and fourth in the 400-meter at the state championship during senior year ... named Scholar-Athlete of the Week by Birmingham News ... member of Mu Alpha Theta ... winner of 4.0 or Higher Award in mathematics all four years ... named Who's Who Among American High School Students.
Personal: Full name is Elace Jonavid Minnifield .... born Dec. 14, 1982 in Birmingham, Ala. .... daughter of Carlene Minnifield Carr and Frank Carr, Jr. .... a pre-engineering major.