FSU Track & Field BIO
Dante Newberg
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Dante Newberg 2536740
Position: Decathlon
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Tampa Jesuit


Sophomore multi-event specialist made significant progress in his first year…owns the No. 4 heptathlon mark in FSU history (4,810 points) indoors…registered decathlon personal-best (6,177) outdoors…poised to make a scoring bid at the ACC Championship level in his second season.

2016: Competed in two decathlons outdoors and five meets overall…finished 10th at ACC Championships in the decathlon with his personal-best (6,177) after scoring 5,979 in his decathlon debut at the Texas Relays…registered personal-bests of 11.01 (100), 52.65 (400), 5:21.35 (1500), 15.71 (110 hurdles) on the track…field event PBs established in the high jump (1.87m/6-1.50), pole vault (4.00/13-1.5), long jump (6.74/22-1.5), shot put (11.67/38-3.5), discus (33.15/108-9) and javelin (53.44/175-4)…placed 12th at the ACC Indoor Championships in the heptathlon (4,810), improving on his 4,793 from his hep debut at the Razorback Invitational…posted indoor PBs of 7.17 (60), 8.56 (60 hurdles) and 3:00.98 (1000) to go along with 1.87m (6-1.5) in high jump and 4.05 (13-3.5) in pole vault.

Personal: Starred at Tampa Jesuit where he excelled in the hurdles, long jump and pole vault…senior season got off to a slow start as he recovered from injury.

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