A redshirt sophomore who has made tremendous strides and will apply his experiences from last season as to be a key contributor to the 2013 team.
2012: Competed in five meets for the Seminoles, including the ACC Championship, where he placed 27th in an 8k season-best 24:40.0...was alternate on the fifth-place NCAA Championship team...turned in an 18th-place finish at Louisville Invitational/Pre-Nationals (24:43.1)...highest finish came at FSU Invitational, where he paced the `Noles to the team title by finishing fourth overall (25:18.2). 2011: Took a redshirt season.
Track & Field
2013: Outdoor - Registered personal-best marks in his only two competitions...opened year by running 15:01.52 in 5000m at Florida Relays...stepped up to the 10,000m at the Virginia Challenge and delivered a PR (31:05.81). Indoor - made his Seminole debut at the Samford Invitational 3000m, where he posted a PR (8:38.90). 2012: redshirted both the indoor and outdoor seasons.
Starred at Orlando's Edgewater High and was a 3A state finalist in the 3,200 meters as a junior and senior, posting a pair of sixth-place finishes...ran high school PR's of 9:26 (3200) and 4:26 (1600) in high school...prep career cross country highlight came at 2010 3A state championship where he finished ninth...member of the National Honor Society at Edgewater...majoring in mechanical engineering at Florida State...born July 19, 1993.