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  Lindsey Nelson
Lindsey Nelson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, FL

High School:
Mandarin

Event:
Throws


Collegiate Bests: Shot put (47'6.5"), Discus (163'3"), Hammer (154'5")

School Records: 2nd all-time in the discus (163'3"), 7th all-time in the shot put (47'6.5")

2005: Outdoor - Top Seminole shot putter and discus thrower... regionally qualified in both events at the NCAA South Region Championships... made her second regional championships appearance, competing in the discus... finished in the top eight in the region in the event, throwing 156'4" (47.66m)... is ranked second all-time in discus, seventh all-time in shot put, and eighth all-time in the hammer at Florida State... won the Seminole Twilight discus event with a career-best, regional qualifying mark of 163'3"/49.75m... threw 158'1" (48.19m) at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships, taking sixth place on her home track... also placed in the top ten at the league meet in the shot put, throwing 45'11.75" (14.01m) for ninth-place... has met the regional qualifying mark on two other occasions in shot put... finished first at the FSU Relays in shot put... also met the regional qualifying mark in discus at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, throwing 158'8" (48.36m)... won the Snowbird Invitational discus event with a distance of 152'9" (46.56m) and took second at the FSU Relays in 154'8" (47.15m)... opened the season with a win and a regional qualifying throw at the Snowbird Invitational in the shot put with a distance of 47'6.5" (14.49m)...placed second at the Texas Relays with a throw of 47'1.75" (14.37m)... won the shot put at the FSU Relays, tossing 47'1.75" (14.37m)... placed fourth in the shot at the Yellow Jacket Invitational... Indoor - Led the throwing corps in her first indoor season... third in the shot put in the conference... threw a season-best 49'5.75" (15.08m) at the Gator Invitational... place fifth at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships with a throw of 45'9" (13.94m)... also was fifth at the Clemson Opener and the Wildcat Invitational... finished just outside of the top ten, with an 11th-place finish at the Niswonger Invitational.

2004: Outdoor - As the top returnee in the throws area, became the only female freshman to qualify for the NCAA East Regional meet last season... recorded the second farthest throw in school history at the regional meet, a mark of 163' (49.69m) for eighth place... one of six Seminoles to regionally qualify for two events... only Seminole freshman to end the season in the top ten in the conference in two events, with the third farthest discus distance in the conference... led the Florida State throwers in the shot put and the discus throw... scored points for FSU at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships with a pair of fourth place marks, one in the discus throw - 154'2" (47.0m) and shot put - 45'8" (13.92m)... had the third farthest hammer throw of the season for the Tribe... threw a personal best distance of 47'3.5" (14.41m) in the shot put at the Georgia Tech Invite... posted a distance of 46'7.5" (14.21m) at the regional meet... helped the Seminole women's team defeat the Gators with a fi fth place fi nish in the shot and third place in the discus at the Florida dual meet... won the shot put at the Snowbird Invitational, Seminole Invite and FSU Relays... won the discus throw at the Snowbird Invite, FAMU Relays and the FSU Relays.

Prep: MVP and district champ in women's shot-put and discus during all four years...All-American in both shot-put and discus at Adidas Championship in 2002...All-South Texas Track Athlete 2001 in Corpus Cristi. Personal: Daughter of George and Charlene Nelson... dad won state championships in pole vault while in high school...born on July 2, 1985...planning on majoring in business.

Personal: Daughter of George, who won states in pole vault while in high school, and Charlene Nelson...played clarinet in the marching band in high school...major is business.

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