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  Austin Droogsma
Austin Droogsma

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Gulf Breeze, Fla.

High School:
Gulf Breeze

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
03/04/1995


06/30/2014

National Athlete of the Year!

Incoming freshman track sprint star Trentavis Friday boasts nation's top 100, 200 high school times.

05/30/2014

Four Bound For NCAA's!

Track 'Noles strike for success on first day of East Preliminary meet

05/28/2014

Track Postseason Gets Underway!

Thirty-four Seminoles will compete in the three-day NCAA East Preliminary meet.

05/15/2014

Postseason Chase Winds Down

Track 'Noles take crack at last-chance qualifier for NCAA spots

05/10/2014

Shining In The Twilight!

Track 'Noles pile up 15 victories in final home meet of season

PERFORMANCE RESULTS

First-year Seminole slipped into the NCAA East Preliminary field as the No. 48 seed in the shot put thanks to a late scratch...season-best shot mark of 17.44 meters (57-2.25) moved him into No. 10 spot at FSU's all-time list...scored both indoors and outdoors at the ACC Championships for the `Noles.

2014

Outdoor: Saw action in six meets, competing in both the shot put and discus...placed seventh in the shot put at the ACC Outdoor Championships, contributing to the Seminoles' team title...season-best shot put mark came in a third-place finish at the Seminole Twilight...also posted his top discus mark of the season at the Seminole Twilight (50.70m/166-4)...was runner-up to freshman teammate Chad DaCosta at the Seminole Invitational in both the shot put and discus.

Indoor: First competitive season as a Seminole produced a seventh-place scoring finish in the shot put at the ACC Indoor Championships, helping FSU to the team title...season-best mark of 16.72 meters (54-10.25) came at the Auburn Invitational...competed in six meets.

Personal: A four-time Florida 3A champion after sweeping both the shot put and discus titles as a junior and senior for Gulf Breeze High School...also starred in football as an offensive tackle, earning a handful of major college scholarship offers, opting instead to concentrate on the throws...ranked among the national leaders in both the shot put and discus in high school, where he posted PRs of 60-9 (shot) and 193-0 (discus)...father Mike was an All-Metro Conference scorer in the discus for the Seminoles...plans to major in criminology...born March 4, 1995.


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