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  Abdin Fator
Abdin Fator


Tampa, Fla.

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Incoming freshman whom the FSU coaching staff believes possesses tremendous upside after starring in high school at Tampa Sickles last year...likely redshirt candidate.


His family fled the war-torn region of Darfur in Sudan, Africa in 2003 and found refuge in Tampa area...competed in track for four seasons and cross country for three in high school...was named Tampa Times' Cross Country Runner of the Year in 2012 after posting six victories and two runner-up finishes...highlights included capturing Hillsborough County title and a fifth-place finish at the FACA Senior All-Star Meet on FSU's Apalachee Regional Park course...posted a 5k cross country PR of 16:00.85...began his track career as a would-be sprinter but emerged as a distance runner...3200m PR of 9:34.61 was set at 2013 FSU Relays...also boasts a 1600m best of 4:32.42...plans to pursue a degree in a science field at FSU...full name is Zainelabdin Salih Ahmed Fator...born Jan. 7, 1994.

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