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  Andrew Lemoncello
Andrew Lemoncello

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
St. Andrews, Scotland

Last College:
Stirling

Event:
Distance


Three-time All-American (2005: Cross Country, Outdoor Track, 2006: Outdoor Track)
Two-time All NCAA South Region Cross Country Team (2004, 2005)
Seven-time ACC Champion (2004, 2005, 2006)
Nine-time All-ACC Honoree

Collegiate Bests - 1500m (3:47.52), 3000m steeplechase (8:30.12), 5000m (13:45.69), 10000m (28:32.92).

School Records- 1st all-time in the 3000m steeplechase (8:30.12), 1st all-time in the 10000m (28:32.92), 1st all-time in the indoor 5000m (13:45.69), 10th all-time in the outdoor 1500m (3:47.52)

Regional Qualifications: 3000m steeplechase (8:34.84), 5000m (13:45.69), 10,000m (28:32.92)

School Records: 1st all-time in the 3000m steeplechase (8:30.12), 1st all-time in the 10,000m (28:32.92), 1st all-time in the 5000m (13:45.69), 10th all-time in the 1500m (3:47.52)

Personal Best: 3000m steeplechase (8:30.12), 5000m (13:45.69), 10,000m (28:32.92)

2006 Best: 3000m steeplechase - 8:34.84 at the ACC Championships, 5000m - 13:45.69 at the Cardinal Invitational, 10,000m - 28:32.92 at the Stanford Invitational

2006: Outdoor - Top Seminole distance runner on the squad... nationally ranked and regionally qualified in three events... leads the conference 3000m steeplechase, 5000m and 10,000m... second in the nation in the steeple, 12th in the country in the 5000m and fifth among all 10K runners in the NCAA... picked up two of his three regional qualifying times on the West Coast.... holds the school record in five events (Cross country 8K, indoor 5000m, 3000m steeplechase, 5000m, 10,000m)... broke the school record in the 5000m and the 10,000m in 2006... ninth fastest 1500m time in the conference... blazed the track in running in the Cardinal Invitational, taking ninth overall in the 5000m run, breaking a three-year old distance record... led the pack from start to finish at the ACC Championships, winning his first 3000m steeplechase crown, his eighth league title and breaking the conference meet record of 8:35.5 set by Clemson's Hans Koeleman in 1982... is the first Florida State runner to win the steeple event... his mark is the fastest 2006 time this year in the NCAA... set the FSU school record and posted an automatic qualifying mark in the 10,000m at the Stanford Invitational... had the fourth fastest time in the event with a clip of 28:32.92... opened the season with a 14:24.13 in the 5000m at the Snowbird Invitational. Indoor -- Top Seminole in the 3000m and the 5000m runs...ACC Champion in the 3000m and the 5000m runs...recorded a 8:10.67 in the 3000m and a 14:19.12 in the 5000m...provisionally qualified and set a new school record in the 5000m run at the Tyson Invite with a time of 13:53.42....placed third in the 3000m run at the Pepsi Invite with a time of 8:17.37.

2005: Outdoor - Ended a great first season at FSU, earning All-America honors and breaking the school record in the 3000m steeplechase... finished in fourth-place in a personal best time of 8:30.12 at nationals... only Seminole to regionally qualify in four events... had the third fastest steeple time at the NCAA East Region Championships, running a clip of 8:38.99... won the 5000m and 10000m titles on his home track at the 2005 Atlantic Coast Conference Outdoor Track Championships... was one of seven ACC individual event champions... took the 5K title in 14:13.42 and the 10K championship in 29:59.19 to help FSU sweep the ACC meets in 2005... moved into FSU's all-time top ten list in the 1500m (10), 3000m steeplechase (1), 5000m (6) and 10000m (2)... is the only Tribe member to hold that distinction... shattered a 29-year old, FSU school record by more than 15 seconds, with a third-place finish at the Mt. SAC Relays in 8:37.13... that mark was fifth in the nation and second in the region entering the NCAA East Region Championships... just 11 seconds slower than the Seminoles' all-time 10K best, running a 28:44.97 at the Stanford Invitational... rated 12th in the nation and second in the region in the 10K entering the regional meet... met the regional standard in the 1500m at the last regular meet of the season, crossing the line in 3:47.52... took fourth-place at the Penn Relays in the 5k, posting a clip of 28:44.97. Indoor - Won the 3000m run at the ACC Championships in a season-best time of 8:12.42... picked up a second All-ACC accolade in his only 5K appearance of the indoor season, posting a mark of 14:21.76 to take third place at the league championships... ran a 4:09.08 to finish in third place in the mile at the Florida Fast Times meet... opened the season with a ninth place finish at the Tyson Invitational in 8:19.88.

2004: Cross Country - Won the first individual ACC Cross Country Championship in Florida State school history during the 2004 season... earned ACC Performer of the Week honors for his first outing as a Seminole at the Florida Intercollegiate Championships where he led FSU to a first-place individual and team finish with a time of 25:35.20... made Florida State history at the Notre Dame Invitational, moving into second-place all-time on FSU's 8K list with a mark of 23:48, just one second short of first-place... finished fourth overall in the race and for his impressive performance he earned ACC Performer of the Week honors for a second time... grabbed his third league weekly honor of the season after posting a time of 24:02.09, good for sixth place at the NCAA Pre-Nationals... continued to break records including one of his own when he set a new personal collegiate best in the 10K with a time of 29:47.69 at the NCAA South Regional Championships... crossed the tape fifth overall and paced the Seminoles to their first regional championship... was the top scorer for the Seminoles at the NCAA National Championships, running a time of 32:00 for an individual finish of 50th overall.

At Stirling: Sixteen-time Scottish National champion from Madras College and Stirling University...was a member of the European Cross Country Team Gold...finished third at the 2004 British University Cross Country Championships...finished eighth in the World Mountain Running Championships, representing Scotland at the event five times...was the British University Champion in the 5000m and 10000m run.

Personal: His mother, Phyllis was a national cross country champion...trained with the same club and coach as former Seminole All-American Vicky Gill...celebrates an October 12, 1982 birthday.

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