Harris, Locke sizzle on opening day at NCAA Championships
Track & Field 'Noles begin chase Wednesday at historic Hayward Field
Five Seminoles secured NCAA Championship berths on opening day
'Noles roll behind MVP Locke and supporting cast; women a close second
FSU loaded with favorites entering three-day meet at NC State
2013: Co-Captain qualifying at East Prelims with a vault of 5.25m (17-2.75) making this his third consecutive trip to the NCAA Championship meet in the pole vault... his season best vault of 5.31m (17-5) came at Texas Relays...finished third at ACC Outdoor and second at ACC Indoor Championships... posted his career-best vault of 5.40 (17-8.50) at 2012 NCAA Championships, finished ninth on misses... Orlando native has knack for performing his best on big stage
Florida State's most senior and accomplished pole vaulter entering his final season of eligibility outdoors
Carries momentum into the outdoor season after a solid 2012 indoor campaign...matched his career-best with a vault of 5.20m (17-0.75) in a win at the Arkansas Qualifier, which came on the heels of a sixth-place finish at the ACC Indoor Championship...has improved his speed and technique throughout his career, which have led to incremental improvement along the way. 2011: Outdoor - Qualified for his first NCAA Championship after capturing the NCAA First Round title by clearing 5.20...earned second-team All-American honors by placing 16th at the NCAA Championship meet...earned All-ACC honors with a third-place finish at the ACC Championship, contributing to the team's seventh consecutive conference title...was highly competitive throughout the season, finishing in the top-three at nine different meets...opened the season with a win at the UNF Spring Break Invitational, clearing 5.20 for the first time. Indoor - did not compete. 2010: Outdoor - battled consistency throughout the season, but rebounded late in the year with a third-place finish at the Seminole Twilight and a runner-up performance at the Seminole Invitational...cleared a season-best 4.95m (16-2.75) at Florida Relays. Indoor - turned in the most timely performance of his redshirt freshman season by clearing a then career-best 5.10m (16-8.75) at the ACC Indoor Championship, scoring a seventh-place finish as the `Noles claimed the conference title. Personal: Capped outstanding career at Lake Brantley High with his 4A state championship record 16-1 vault as a senior...finished second as a junior and fifth at the state meet as a sophomore...was inducted into the Seminole County Sports Hall of Fame...majoring in philosophy...born March 11, 1990.