Trio of track & field/cross country 'Noles named Academic All-Americans
Track 'Noles begin ACC Outdoor title quests Thursday
Florida State student-athletes provided over 7,000 hours of community service this year.
How the 'Noles claimed a pair of ACC Indoor titles and other track & field highlights
Late surge puts FSU women in lead, men second at ACC Indoor
2013: Has qualified in the long jump (7.56m/24-9.75) and 4x100m relay (39.58) for the 2013 NCAA Championships... set ACC Outdoor Championship record in long jump with leap of 8.05m (26-5)... also picked up duty as third leg on FSU's ACC champion 4x100 meter relay team... placed sixth at NCAA Outdoor Championships in long jump... placed 20th at 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships... South African has represented his country in four World Championship meets... sister Maryke also long jumps for FSU.
Has performed with remarkable consistency in his second season as a long jump specialist with the Seminoles and has put a string of leg issues behind him
January enrollee who competed sparingly during the 2012 indoor season...a long jump specialist, he finished second at the ACC Indoor Championships despite suffering a hamstring injury on his first attempt of the meet (7.37m/24-2.25)...also scored a victory at the SPIRE Invitational...made his US collegiate debut at the Razorback Invitational. Personal:Transferred to FSU from the University of Stellenbosch...has represented South Africa nationally and internationally since his early teens...prior to arriving at FSU, his last significant competition came in 2010 at Celle Ligure, Italy, where he won the long jump with a legal mark of 7.66 (25-1.75)...was a silver medalist at the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy with a leap of 7.57m (24-10)...all-time best mark came in 2008 at Rustenburg, South Africa (7.74/25-4.75) in 2008, but was wind-aided...from 2007-2010 competed in two World Youth and two World Junior events...born Jan. 19, 1992.