FSU Track & Field BIO
Chadrick DaCosta
Player Profile:
Chadrick DaCosta 1878397
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
High School: Kingston College

PERFORMANCE RESULTS

Senior from Jamaica poised to cap a productive career as an integral part of the Seminoles’ deep roster of shot put and discus athletes…a three-time NCAA East qualifier in the discus who also qualified in the shot put last year…ranks seventh all-time at FSU in discus and the shot put indoors.

2016: Saw action in eight outdoor meets...was 20th at the NCAA East Preliminary in the discus with a season-best 54.62m (179-2)...established a new PB in the shot put with his fifth-place ACC Championships finish (17.94m/58-10.25)...won Seminole Invitational shot put title...competed five times indoors, highlighted by sixth-place ACC Championships finish in the shot put with a PB of 17.91m (58-9.25).

2015: Competed in seven meets outdoors, qualifying for the NCAA East Preliminary meet in the discus where he place 15th...opened season with a lifetime best 17.52m (57-5.75) in the shot put at FSU Relays...finished second in shot put at UNF Preview...season-best discus mark of 54.13m (177-7) came at Florida Relays, where he place second...competed in five indoor meets in the shot put...popped lifetime-best at Auburn Invitational with mark of 17.49m (57-4.75), which ranks No. 10 all-time among Noles.

2014: Competed in seven meets outdoors, highlighted by his runner-up discus finish at the Penn Relays with a lifetime-best mark (54.99m/180-5)...placed seventh in the discus at the ACC Outdoor Championships and reached the finals in the shot put, but did not score...season got off to a rousing starts with sweeps of the shot put and discus at the FSU Relays and Seminole Invitational...season-best shot put of 17.07 meters (56-0) came at the Seminole Invitational…competed in five indoor meets, with his top performance a fifth-place showing at the ACC Championships with a season-best mark of 16.69 (54-9.25).

Personal: Hand-picked recruit of FSU throws coach and two-time Jamaican Olympian Dorian Scott...enjoyed a celebrated career at Kingston College...Jamaican National youth record-holder in the shot put...was a double silver medalist (shot put and discus) at the 2013 Carfita Games...placed second in the high school division of the 2013 Penn Relays with a throw of 19.23 meters (63-1.25)...competed at the 2013 Jamaican Senior Trials right out of high school...completing his degree in sport management...born April 30, 1994.

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