FSU claims a combined 17 All-Academic selections, which ranks eighth nationally
Five Seminoles secured NCAA Championship berths on opening day
Junior now owns top-10 NCAA East marks in shot put and javelin
Whalen sets two PR's; Knibb, Locke climb into top 10 nationally
'Noles roll behind MVP Locke and supporting cast; women a close second
Begins his second full season at FSU after transferring from Kennesaw State...coming off an injury-shortened 2012 indoor season where he still managed to post a career-best 7.94 in the preliminary round of the season-opening Auburn Invitational in Birmingham, Ala....versatile contributor to the lineup heading outdoors, where in addition to running both the 110- and 400-meter hurdles, regularly pitches in on the 4x400 relay as well. 2011: Outdoor - NCAA First Round qualifier in the 110 and 400 hurdles, while also participating in the 4x400 relay...twice dipped below 13.90 in wind-aided 110 hurdle races at UNF Osprey Invitational...notched a career-best 51.67 in the 400m hurdlers at the Seminole Twilight meet, finishing second...contributed to the Seminoles' ACC Championship, placing fourth in the 110 hurdles (14.01); also earned All-ACC honors as a member of the third-place 4x400 relay team (3:08.85)...season-best 110 hurdles time of 13.94 posted at the Seminole Invitational...scored his first victory in an FSU singlet at the USF Bulls Invitational in the 400m hurdles (52.04). Indoor - Made his first ACC Championship contribution by placing sixth in the 60-meter hurdles (8.02) after qualifying for the final in 7.98; also part of the fifth-place 4x400 relay team...top performance of his inaugural indoor campaign came when he was the runner-up in the 60m hurdles at the Razorback Invitational (7.97). 2010: At Kennesaw State, qualified for the NCAA East Regional in the 110 hurdles...scored in three events as a freshman at the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships, contributing a leg to the winning 4x400 relay while place third in the 110 hurdles and fifth in the 400 hurdles...had outdoor season-bests of 14.04 and 53.32 in the hurdles and an indoor best of 8.15 in the 60m hurdles. Personal: Starred at Fort Lauderdale Dillard High...majoring in computer science...born Nov. 23, 1991.