Rafeeq Curry
Rafeeq Curry


Miami, FL

High School:
ACE Academy



Sprinters Sizzle From Start

Locke, Harris advance to semifinal round at USA Track Championships


Worldly 'Noles At Nationals

FSU track stars past, present, future fan out for national championship meets

Six-time All-American
(2003 Indoor and Outdoor, 2004 Indoor and Outdoor, 2005 Indoor and Outdoor Triple Jump)
Two-time NCAA East Region Triple Jump Champion
(2003, 2005)
Four-time ACC Triple Jump Champion
(2003-05 Indoor and 2005 Outdoor)
Three-time ACC 4x400m Relay Champion
(2004 Indoor and 2004-05 Outdoor)
Eleven-time All-ACC
(2003-05 Indoor and Outdoor - Triple Jump, Long Jump, 4x400m relay)

Collegiate Bests: Triple Jump (54'6")

School Records: Tied for first all-time in the triple jump (54'6"), 1st all-time in the indoor triple jump (54'0.50"), 6th all-time in the 4x400m relay (2005 - 3:05.58).

2005 Outdoor - Six-time All-American in as many attempts... finished fourth at the NCAA National Championships, tying a career-best placing... recorded his second-farthest jump of the year in the final round at nationals, posted a 53'9.75" (16.40m)... had the fourth farthest qualifying jump at NCAAs, posting a distance of 53'9" (16.38m)... won his second NCAA East Region title in as many years with a career-best, wind-aided jump of 54'11.75" (16.75m)... 2005 Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor and Outdoor Triple Jump Champion... posted a then-season best jump of 52'4.75' (15.97m) in winning the league title... just minutes after winning the triple jump, ran the third leg of the conference winning 4x400m relay (3:08.58)... finished in second place in the long jump on day two of the ACC meet... is the third leg of the season-best 1600m-relay that clocked 3:05.58 to take second place at the NCAA East Region Championships... ran the second-best 4x400m time of the season (3:06.15) at the Texas Relays in the preliminary race... that group came back to a runner-up finish in the Texas Relay's finals in 3:07.20... entered the regional championships rated third in the region in the triple and 12th in the nation as well as third in the region and 24th in the nation in the relay ... one of 11 Seminoles to qualify in two events and one of seven Tribe members to win league titles this season... Indoor - Led the Seminoles jumps corps during the 2005 indoor season... recorded a provisional qualifying mark of 24'5.75" (7.46m) taking second place in the long jump at the ACC Championships... led the team with his long jump mark... held the top four spots on the team in the triple jump and the top mark in the conference... season-best jump came at the Tyson Invitational, where he posted an automatic qualifying mark of 54'0.5" (16.47m) in an event win... was second the nation in the triple jump... second best mark came at the NCAA Indoor National Championships, where he hit 52'5.5" (15.99m) in taking sixth place... won his third indoor conference triple jump title in as many attempts, posting a mark of 52'4.75" (15.97m) to help FSU win its third consecutive indoor title... contributed 18 points at the conference meet... hit the provisional qualifying mark at three meets.

2004: Outdoor - Earned his fourth All-American honor in the triple jump, posting a mark of 54'2.75" (16.53m) for a fourth place NCAA finish...secured a spot at nationals with a second place finish of 53'1" (16.17m) at regionals... at the Texas Relays, tied a twelve-year Florida State school record with a distance of 54'6", earning him the fourth farthest jump in the country this season...led the conference and the region for a large part of the season in the triple jump...took second place at the Atlantic Coast Conference Outdoor Championships with a mark of 51' 5" (15.65m)...set four of the top five jumps for the Seminoles this spring...placed in the top four of every meet he participated in...jumped 52' (15.85m) at the Florida dual meet...also runs a leg of the NCAA qualifying 4x400m relay...was apart of the 1600m relay team that won the title at the ACC Championships, running 3:07.06...anchored the 4x400m relay team that posted the fastest time this season for FSU (3:05.79), seventh in Florida State school history...owns four conference titles in two years - indoor triple jump (2003, 2004), indoor 4x400m relay (2003) and outdoor 4x400m relay (2004)... Indoor - Continued his reign over the conference and nation as one of the best triple jumpers in collegiate track and field...earned his fourth All-American honor with a fifth place finish at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships with a distance of 52'8" (16.05m), breaking the 16-meter mark for the first time of the season...won his second Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor triple jump title with a mark of 51'9" (15.77m)...finished in second place at the Florida Intercollegiate meet with a mark of 51'11.75" (15.84m)...won the triple jump competition at the Clemson Opener, posting a mark of 51'4.25" (15.65m).

2003: Outdoor - Competed at the NCAA Championships in the triple jump and 4x400m relay...earned a spot in the finals of the triple jump after placing fifth in the prelims with a mark of 53' 10.25" (16.41m), a personal best...went on to finish in 12th place in the NCAA final... his mark of 16.41m in the triple jump led all athletes in the ACC...also ran a leg on the 4x400m relay team that placed tenth in a season best time of 3:06.52, the tenth fastest time recorded in FSU history...won the triple jump competition at the East Regional with a mark of 52' 9.5" (16.09m) to receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships... won the triple jump event at the Seminole Track Invitational with a mark of 50' 0.75" (15.26m) and earned a second place finish at the Seminole Twilight...placed fourth at the Florida Relays with a mark of 51' 11.75" (15.84m) during the outdoor season... was a member of the 4x400m relay team that achieved a regional qualifying time of 3:07.23 at the FSU Relays...also competed in various sprint and hurdle events in 2003...compiled a season best time of 14.56 in the 110m hurdles at the FSU Relays... Indoor - Placed 6th overall at the 2003 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in the triple jump... won the ACC indoor triple jump championship at 52' 0" and garnered ACC Freshman of the Year honors...also was a member of the 4x400m relay team that captured the conference indoor title at 3:14.30... jumped to a indoor season best mark of 53' 7.5" (16.34m) in Gainesville, Fla. at the Gator Invitational...added another victory in the triple jump at the Florida Intercollegiate establishing a mark of 53' 0.75" (16.17m)...competed with the nation's elite in the triple jump at the USA Track & Field Championships...jumped 52' 7.25" (16.03m) to finish fourth.

Prep: Comes to FSU as the No. 1 scholastic triple jumper in the nation... turned in a career-best mark of 52-feet as a senior...competed in the triple jump at both the USA Junior National meet and the World Junior Championships in Jamaica...will make an immediate impact on the national level...also competes in sprint and hurdle events.

Personal: won the 2001 FHSAA Class A State Championship in the triple jump...Brother Rashaad also competes at FSU and older brother Richard is a college coach in Massachusetts... son of Richard and Caroline Curry...major is undecided.


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