FSU soph is first NCAA women's discus scorer in program history
Locke, Harris and women's 4x100 are moving on to finals
'Noles will send 14 individuals, three relay teams to NCAA Championships
Track 'Noles strike for success on first day of East Preliminary meet
Thirty-four Seminoles will compete in the three-day NCAA East Preliminary meet.
One of the top long jumpers nationally, is poised to make first NCAA Championships appearance as the No. 5 seed (7.87m/25-10)...is also scheduled to participate on the 4x100 relay...currently ranks No. 6 all-time on FSU's outdoor top-10 list.
Outdoor: Won the Seminole Twilight long jump title with his career-best mark...posted first outdoor win at the Crimson Tide Invitation...saw string of three consecutive ACC long jump titles snapped with runner-up finish, despite matching the winner with leap of 7.62m (25-0)...helped Seminoles to claim the team title.
Indoor: Came up .01cm shy of qualifying for NCAA Championships in the long jump on a tie-breaker...won ACC Championship in long jump with a mark of 7.70m (25-3.25), helping `Noles to team title...was runner-up at Cherry & Silver Invitational...returned to squad after re-enrolling in school after sitting out all of 2013.
Outdoor: Qualified for NCAA East Preliminary meet in the long jump...earned postseason spot by winning the ACC title with leap of 7.57m (24-10)...matched that mark at Georgia Tech Invitational.
Indoor: Qualified for NCAA Championships in long jump but was scratched due to injury...rebounded from emergency surgical procedure early in season to win ACC long jump title (7.67m/25-2), helping `Noles to team title...also competed in the 60 at ACC meet...recorded career-best 6.78 in the 60 to place fourth at Razorback.
Outdoor: Member of NCAA Championships qualifying 4x100 relay from East Preliminary...also qualified for East Prelim in long jump...ACC long jump runner-up to teammate Ngoni Makusha as `Noles won seventh consecutive team title...had wind-aided 7.94m (26-0.75) at Seminole Twilight.
Indoor: Fifth at ACC Championships in long jump and also reached finals in triple jump...season-best mark of 7.39m (24-3) came at Tyson Invitational.
Personal: Outstanding prospect recruited from Zimbabwe by FSU assistant and native Ken Harnden...followed in the footsteps of countryman and Seminole great Ngoni Makusha...majoring in economics...born May 28,1991.