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  Maurice Mitchell
Maurice Mitchell


Kansas City, Mo.

High School:
Raytown South



All-American Closers!

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


Looking Back At A Pair Of Champions

Track Noles notched historic ACC sweep


Stocking The Sprint Posse

Seminoles land three of the nation's elite sprinters on signing day


'Noles At Nationals

Harris fifth in 400 at USA; Whalen grabs second Canadian silver


Harris, Locke Reach Finals

Junior sprinters shine at USA's; Whalen takes Canadian silver in shot

One of the nation's elite sprinters...the first athlete to win three consecutive ACC Indoor Track Performer of the Year honors in 2012 after winning the 200 and finishing second in the 60...added two more All-American honors after placing third and sixth in the 200 and 60, respectively at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships...capped his remarkable 2011 junior season by representing the U.S. on the 4x100 relay team at the World Championships in Daegu, Korea...a 10-time All-American and five-time ACC Track Performer of the of several `Noles who have an eye on a spot in the 2012 London Olympics. 2011: Outdoor - contributed a leg to the U.S. 4x100 team at the World Championships that won its heat in 37.79...finished fourth in the 200 at U.S. Nationals (20.31)...helped FSU to an NCAA runner-up finish, winning the 200-meter dash in a wind-aided 19.99 and contributing a leg to the winning 4x100 relay team; also finished third in the 100 in a personal-best time of 10.00...helped FSU to a seventh consecutive ACC Championship with a record-tying victory in the 200 (20.19) and a leg on the championship 4x100 team; was runner-up to teammate Ngoni Makusha in the 100 (10.03), earning his second consecutive ACC Track Athlete of the Year honor. Indoor - helped FSU to a fifth-place NCAA Championship finish, placing second in the 200 (20.41) and third in the 60 (6.64), after posting a school-record 6.55 in the preliminary round...earned ACC Indoor Track Athlete of the Year honors after winning both the 60 and 200 at the conference championship meet. 2010: Outdoor - capped year on the podium at the NCAA Championship as a member of the runner-up 4x100 relay team...qualified for NCAA Championship in the 100 and 200 as well, winning the NCAA East Regional title in the 200...enjoyed a monster ACC Championship meet, sweeping the 100 and 200 and contributing to the winning 4x100 and 4x400 relays...earned ACC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year honors. Indoor - finished fifth in the 200 and seventh in the 60 for his first All-American honors, at the NCAA Championship...scored his first ACC individual title in the 60 and finished second in the 200, as the `Noles won the team title. 2009: Outdoor - was third at the ACC Championship in the 200 as FSU won the team title...was on the victorious 4x100 relay at the Texas Relays, which posted the second-fastest time (38.75) in school history. Indoor - finished second in the 200 and third in the 60 at his first ACC Championship meet...scored his first collegiate victory in the 200 at the adidas Classic, and placed second in the 60. Personal: The nation's top recruit coming out of Kansas City (Mo.) Raytown South, where he was an eight-time state champion...swept the 100, 200 and 400 state titles as a junior and senior...was Missouri's Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year three times (2006-08)...set state 100 and 200 completing his degree in social science...married to former Seminole jumps standout Tiara Swanagan...born Dec. 22, 1989.

2012 ACC Indoor Track Performer of the Year Collegiate Bests
2011 ACC Outdoor Performer of the Year 60m: 6.55
2011 ACC Indoor Track Performer of the Year 100m: 10.00
2010 ACC Outdoor Track Performer of the Year 200m: 20.19 (Outdoor), 20.41 (Indoor)
2010 ACC Indoor Track Performer of the Year 400m: 47.60
2009 ACC Outdoor Freshman of the Year 4x100m Relay: 38.75
NCAA Champion:
200m Dash Outdoor: 2011
4x100m Relay: 2011
NCAA All-American
200m Indoor: 2010, 2011, 2012
200m Outdoor: 2011
100m Outdoor: 2011
60m Indoor: 2010, 2011, 2012
4x100m Relay: 2010, 2011
ACC Champion
4x100m Relay: 2009, 2010, 2011
4x400m Relay: 2009, 2010
60m: 2010, 2011
200m Indoor: 2011, 2012
100m Outdoor: 2010
200m Outdoor: 2010, 2011

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