Track 'Noles take crack at last-chance qualifier for NCAA spots
Final home track meet will feature national, international standouts
Jamaica native scores FSU's first individual event win at meet since 2009
Freeman win, silver and bronze medals mark start of ACC Outdoor Championships
FSU track carries Seminole Invitational momentum in conference meet
Brings a lot of momentum into her 2013 junior year after establishing a school record in the weight throw and will vie for NCAA Championship qualifying marks in both the hammer and weight throw.
Outdoor: Established new personal-bests in each of her first two hammer competitions, highlighted by a third-place finish at the Florida Relays...moved to No. 3 on FSU's all-time list with her mark of 52.77m (173-1)...placed seventh at the ACC Championships (52.07) for the runner-up 'Noles; the third time in four conference meets she scored in an event.
Indoor: Wasted no time establishing her presence when she uncorked a weight throw school-record mark at the Auburn Invitational (19.06m/62-6.50) at the second competition of the season...went on to earn a fifth-place showing at the ACC Championships (18.75m) for the runner-up Seminoles.
Outdoor: Competed in eight meets during the season while focusing on the hammer throw...progressed throughout the season, which was highlighted by a second-place finish at the Bob Pollock Invitational with a personal-best mark of 50.20m (164-8)...placed third at Seminole Invitational with a mark of 49.39m.
Indoor: Made her collegiate debut in the weight throw, highlighted by a sixth-place finish at the ACC Championships with a personal-best mark of 18.14m (59-6.25)...helped the 'Noles to a second-place team finish.
Personal: Spent her true freshman season as a redshirt, building strength and improving technique as she transitioned from a high school shot put and discus competitor to the weight throw and hammer...enjoyed solid career at Naples High, winning district and regional titles in both the shot and discus as a junior and senior...placed third at 2010 3A state meet in the shot put and eighth in the discus in 2009...a Creative Writing major who aspires to a career in broadcast journalism...born Feb. 26, 1992.