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  Dentarius Locke
Dentarius Locke

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Chamberlain

Last College:
Tennessee

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
12/12/1989


06/27/2014

Funderburk Thunders!

Transfer blazes path to 400 semis at USA Outdoor Championships

06/13/2014

All-American Closers!

Seniors Locke, Harris finish second, sixth in final races as Seminoles

06/13/2014

Knibb Puts 'Noles On Board!

FSU soph is first NCAA women's discus scorer in program history

06/12/2014

Vets Show The Way!

Locke, Harris and women's 4x100 are moving on to finals

06/10/2014

Hardware Chase Begins!

Track 'Noles open NCAA Championship quest Wednesday

PERFORMANCE RESULTS

The No. 3 seed in the 100 (10.06) at the NCAA East Preliminary meet, where he will also compete on the 4x100 and 4x400 relays...already a six-time, first-team All-American...100 PR of 9.96 ranks No. 4 in FSU history...two-time ACC Outdoor Championships track MVP, helping to Seminoles to three team titles in his career.

2014

Outdoor: Led the Seminoles to the ACC title by defending 100 and 4x100 titles and placing third in 200 for second straight MVP award...is unbeaten in three 100 finals this year with season-best coming at Seminole Twilight.

Indoor: Set school record at NCAA Indoor Championships with winning 6.52 in the final; the first short sprint NCAA title in school history...won ACC title in the 60, was third in the 200 and also 4x400 leading Seminoles to the team title...opened year with sizzling 6.56 60-meter runner-up at Cherry & Silver Invitational.

2013

Outdoor: NCAA runner-up in the 100 with a blistering 9.91-w...on eighth-place 4x100 relay, snaring two first-team All-American honors...fastest legal time of collegiate season (9.97) came in NCAA semifinal heat...won ACC title in 100, was runner-up in 200 and anchored winning 4x100 to claim track MVP honors for the team champs...was sixth in 100 at USA Nationals and chosen for Team USA relay pool at IAAF World Championships in Moscow...stunned Diamond League field with silver at Monaco in 100 with PR (9.96), right behind Justin Gatlin.

Indoor: Earned NCAA All-American honors with third-place 4x400 finish in school record (3:05.13) at nationals...ACC Championships runner-up in 60 and 200 for winning `Noles...ran No. 2 60-meter time in country (6.56) in runner-up finish to teammate Marvin Bracy at Tyson Invitational...competed for first time since 2011 after transferring from Tennessee.

Personal: Earned a pair of All-American honors in 2011 at Tennessee in the 200 outdoors (eighth) and 60 indoors (fifth)...selected SEC Freshman of the year after placing second in 100 and third in 200 at conference meet...was fifth in the 200 and sixth in the 60 at SEC Indoors...starred at Chamberlain High, winning back-to-back 4A state titles 11 (2008-09) to go along with state record 200 (20.58) title in 2009...won Nike Outdoor National titles in 100-200 in 2009...completing degree in social sciences...born December 12, 1989.


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