Florida State Seminoles track and field

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Florida State Seminoles track and field
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Founded1948
University Florida State University
Head coachNoah Griego (14th season)
Conference ACC
Location Tallahassee, FL
NicknameSeminoles
ColorsGarnet and Gold [1]
         
NCAA Indoor Championships
Women: 1984
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Men: 2006, 2007, 2008
Women: 1985
Conference Indoor Championships
Men: 1994, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2019
Women: 2009, 2014, 2018
Conference Outdoor Championships
Men: 1950, 1951, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018
Women: 1989, 1990, 1991, 2000, 2009, 2014, 2016, 2019

The track and field teams of Florida State University, (variously Florida State or FSU), are currently coached by Noah Griego and compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Florida State University university in the United States

Florida State University is a public space-grant and sea-grant research university in Tallahassee, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida. Founded in 1851, it is located on the oldest continuous site of higher education in the state of Florida.

Atlantic Coast Conference American collegiate athletics conference

The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is a collegiate athletic conference located in the Southern United States. Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, the conference consists of fifteen member universities, each of whom compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)'s Division I, with its football teams competing in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), the highest levels for athletic competition in US-based collegiate sports. The ACC sponsors competition in twenty-five sports with many of its member institutions' athletic programs held in high regard nationally. Current members of the conference are Boston College, Clemson University, Duke University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Florida State University, North Carolina State University, Syracuse University, the University of Louisville, the University of Miami, the University of North Carolina, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and Wake Forest University.

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The men's team has won thirteen indoor conference championships, thirty-two outdoor conference championships, and two outdoor national championships. The women's team has won three indoor conference championships, eight outdoor conference championships, four indoor national championships, and three outdoor national championships.

History

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FSU's NCAA Championship trophies

The FSU men's Track & Field team won the NCAA National Championship three times in a row from 2005-2007. Since 2006, Head Coach Bob Braman and Associate Head Coach Harlis Meaders helped lead individual champions in the 200 m (Walter Dix), the triple jump (Rafeeq Curry), and the shot put (Garrett Johnson) to consecutive outdoor national titles. Individual runners-up were Walter Dix in the 100 m, Ricardo Chambers in the 400 m, and Tom Lancashire in the 1500 m. Others scoring points in the National Championship were Michael Ray Garvin in the 200 m (8th), Andrew Lemoncello in the 3000 m steeplechase (4th), Rafeeq Curry in the long jump (6th), and Garrett Johnson in the discus (5th). [2] In 2007, when FSU won its second straight men's Track & Field NCAA National Championship when Dix became the first person to hold the individual title in the 100 m, 200 m, and 4*100 m Relay at the same time. [3]

Garrett W. Johnson is an American shot putter. Johnson won the 2006 NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Shot Put Championship. Johnson also was named a Rhodes Scholar in 2006 on behalf of the United States.

Andrew Lemoncello British long-distance runner

Andrew Lemoncello is a Scottish long distance runner who competes in the 3000 metres steeplechase and the marathon events. He won a team junior gold medal at the 2001 European Cross Country Championships and won a scholarship to attend Florida State University in 2004. At Florida State he was second in the NCAA Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championship in the steeplechase.

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Entrance to the Mike Long Track & McIntosh Building

The Florida State Seminoles have a new track and field building complex on the south end of Mike Long Track, the Mcintosh Track and Field Building, named after Michael A. Mcintosh.

Florida State Seminoles intercollegiate sports teams of Florida State University

The Florida State Seminoles are the athletic teams representing Florida State University located in Tallahassee, Florida. They compete as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level, primarily competing in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) for all sports since the 1991–92 season; within the Atlantic Division in any sports split into a divisional format since the 2005–06 season.

On February 7, 2010, the Seminoles vacated their 2007 Men's Outdoor Track and Field NCAA Championship in the wake of an academic cheating scandal.

Athletes of note

AthleteNotability
Gonzalo Barroilhet Olympic decathlete from Chile
Kim Batten Long jumper, and Olympic Silver Medalist
Jonathan Borlée Belgian sprinter who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics, 2012 Summer Olympics and 2016 Summer Olympics
Kevin Borlée Belgian sprinter who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics, 2012 Summer Olympics and 2016 Summer Olympics
Marvin Bracy Notable American sprinter
Ricardo Chambers Jamaican 400 m specialist
Charles Clark Notable American sprinter
Bradley Cooper Olympic discus thrower and shot putter
Rafeeq CurryNCAA Champion, 9x NCAA All-American, 2011 USA Indoor Champion, and represented America at the 2008 Summer Olympics
Walter Dix Won two bronze medals at the 2008 Summer Olympics
Brian Dzingai Olympic sprinter from Zimbabwe
Hannah England British distance runner, 2012 Summer Olympics
Michelle Finn Notable American sprinter
Randy Givens Relay runner, participated in the 1984 Summer Olympics [4] [5]
Kemar Hyman Caymanian sprinter
Lacy Janson Pole vaulter at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Garrett Johnson American shot putter, 2006 NCAA Champion, and Rhodes Scholar
Thomas Lancashire Represented Great Britain at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 1500m
Andrew Lemoncello Olympic Distance runner from Britain
Ngonidzashe Makusha Olympic long jumper from Zimbabwe, 2011 winner of The Bowerman
Walter McCoy relay runner, and Olympic Gold Medalist[ citation needed ]
Stephen Newbold Notable Bahamian sprinter
Marita Payne Canadian sprinter, won two silver medals at the 1984 Summer Olympics
Dorian Scott Jamaican shot putter, competed at 2012 Summer Olympics
Kendal Williams Double gold medalist at 2014 World Junior Championships in Athletics
Kimberly Williams Jamaican triple jumper, competed at 2012 Summer Olympics and 2016 Summer Olympics

Championships

Individual conference championships

Men

Indoor

60-meter Dash

  • Walter Dix
    • 2005
  • Maurice Mitchell
    • 2010, 2011
  • Kemar Hyman
    • 2012
  • Marvin Bracy
    • 2013
  • Dentarius Locke
    • 2014
  • Kendal Williams
    • 2015

55-meter Dash

  • Phillip Riley
    • 1994

200-meter Dash

  • Jonathan Carter
    • 1994
  • Brian Dzingai
    • 2004
  • Walter Dix
    • 2005, 2007
  • Ricardo Chambers
    • 2006
  • Michael Ray Garvin
    • 2008
  • Charles Clark
    • 2009, 2010
  • Maurice Mitchell
    • 2011, 2012
  • Stephen Newbold
    • 2013

400-meter Dash

  • Sean Campbell
    • 2004
  • Ricardo Chambers
    • 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Charles Clark
    • 2008
  • Stephen Newbold
    • 2012

800-meter Final

  • Jake Burton
    • 2015

Mile Run

  • Maarten van den Heuvel
    • 2003
  • Tom Lancashire
    • 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Daniel Roberts
    • 2008

3000-meter Run

  • Joep Tigchelaar
    • 2004
  • Andrew Lemoncello
    • 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Luke Gunn
    • 2008

5000-meter Run

  • Joep Tigchelaar
    • 2003
  • Andrew Lemoncello
    • 2006, 2007

60-meter High Hurdles

  • Drew Brunson
    • 2008

55-meter Hurdles

  • Phillip Riley
    • 1994

4x400-meter Relay

  • 2003, 2004, 2005

Distance Medley Relay

  • 2004, 2005, 2007

High Jump

  • Kevin Crist
    • 1993
  • Christian Bland
    • 2000
  • James Harris
    • 2013, 2014

Long Jump

  • Kelsey Nash
    • 1994
  • Darius Jones
    • 1999
  • Ngoni Makusha
    • 2009, 2011
  • Brian Chibudu
    • 2010
  • Paul Madzivire
    • 2012, 2014
  • Jalen Ramsey
    • 2015
Jalen Ramsey American football cornerback

Jalen Lattrel Ramsey is an American football cornerback for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida State and was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars fifth overall in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Triple Jump

  • Kelsey Nash
    • 1994
  • Joe Allen
    • 2000
  • Mario Lowe
    • 2001, 2002
  • Rafeeq Curry
    • 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
  • Jonathan Reid
    • 2014

Shot Put

  • Garrett Johnson
    • 2003, 2006
  • Michael Putman
    • 2011, 2012

Pole Vault

  • Jeff Bray
    • 1992, 1993
  • Jason Dean
    • 1999
  • Jeff Atkinson
    • 2002, 2003
  • Patrick Gerberich
    • 2004
  • Gonzalo Barroilhe
    • 2012

Weight Throw

  • Joseph Lawrence
    • 1999

Heptathlon

  • Gonzalo Barriolhet
    • 2008, 2009
Outdoor

100-meter Dash

  • Jonathan Carter
    • 1994
  • Craphonso Thorpe
    • 2003
  • Walter Dix
    • 2005
  • Maurice Mitchell
    • 2010
  • Ngoni Makusha
    • 2011
  • Kemar Hyman
    • 2012
  • Dentarius Locke
    • 2014

200-meter Dash

  • Craphonso Thorpe
    • 2003
  • Brian Dzingai
    • 2004
  • Walter Dix
    • 2005, 2007
  • Charles Clark
    • 2008, 2009
  • Maurice Mitchell
    • 2010, 2011, 2012

400-meter Dash

  • Sean Campbell
    • 2004
  • Ricardo Chambers
    • 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Kevin Borlée
    • 2010
  • Brandon O'Connor
    • 2011
  • Michael Cherry
    • 2015

800-meter Dash

  • Maarten van den Heuvel
    • 2001
  • Sean Campbell
    • 2002
  • Tom Lanchashire
    • 2005
  • Otniel Teixeira
    • 2014

1500-meter Run

  • Maarten van den Heuvel
    • 2002, 2003
  • Tom Lancashire
    • 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Ciaran O’Lionaird
    • 2011

5000-meter Run

  • Andrew Lemoncello
    • 2005
  • Ciaran O’Lionaird
    • 2011

10,000-meter Run

  • Joep Tigchelaar
    • 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Andrew Lemoncello
    • 2005
  • Steve Gabart
    • 2009

3000-meter Steeplechase

  • Andrew Lemoncello
    • 2006, 2007
  • Luke Gunn
    • 2008

110-meter Hurdles

  • Phillip Riley
    • 1994, 1996

400-meter Hurdles

  • John Rothwell
    • 1993
  • Matt Mason
    • 2001
  • Byron Taylor
    • 2002
  • Danyne Brown
    • 2003
  • Elliott Wood
    • 2005
  • Javier Garcia-Tunon
    • 2009

4x100-meter Relay

  • Bolden, Dix, Garvin, Clark
    • 2005, 1007, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • John Franklin, Dentarius Locke, Jalen Ramsey, James Harris
    • 2014
  • Ramsey, Greene, Williams, Friday
    • 2015

4x400-meter Relay

  • 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010

High Jump

  • Kevin Crist
    • 1992
  • Shawn Brown
    • 2001
  • James Harris
    • 2014

Long Jump

  • James Milton
    • 1992
  • Zyris Hill
    • 1999
  • Joe Allen
    • 2000,2001
  • Kolby Jones
    • 2002
  • Rafeeq Curry
    • 2006
  • Ngoni Makusha
    • 2008, 2011
  • Brian Chibudu
    • 2010
  • Jalen Ramsey
    • 2015
  • Stefan Brits
    • 2016

Triple Jump

  • Kelsey Nash
    • 1992
  • Joe Allen
    • 2001
  • Mario Lowe
    • 2002
  • Rafeeq Curry
    • 2005, 2006

Pole Vault

  • Jeff Bray
    • 1992, 1993, 1994
  • Jeff Atkinson
    • 2003
  • Matt Hurley
    • 2007

Shot Put

  • Ryan Carson
    • 1994
  • Garrett Johnson
    • 2003, 2006
  • Dorian Scott
    • 2005

Discus

  • Marquis Johnson
    • 2001
  • Michael Putman
    • 2011

Javelin

  • Lou Angelo
    • 1994
  • Justin Johnston
    • 1995, 1997

Decathlon

  • Dore Louis
    • 1998

Women

Indoor

60-meter Dash

  • Tonya Carter
    • 2000
  • Marecia Pemberton
    • 2014

55-meter Dash

  • Sheryl Covington
    • 1993, 1994

200-meter Dash

  • Sheryl Covington
    • 1994
  • Tonya Carter
    • 2000

400-meter Dash

  • Samantha George
    • 2000

800-meter Dash

  • Erica Shepard
    • 1996, 1997
  • Rikke Ronholt
    • 1998
  • Laura Gerber
    • 1999

Mile Run

  • Natalie Hughes
    • 2004
  • Susan Kuijken
    • 2008, 2009
  • Pilar McShine
    • 2010
  • Amanda Winslow
    • 2011
  • Colleen Quigley
    • 2014, 2015

3000-meter Run

  • Amanda Winslow
    • 2012, 2013

5000-meter Run

  • Vicky Gill
    • 2004

60-meter High Hurdles

  • Kim Jones
    • 2002, 2003
  • Meme Jean
    • 2016

4x400-meter Relay

  • 1994, 1996, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2007

Distance Medley Relay

  • 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012
  • 2013 (Winslow, Watson, Peel, Quigley)
  • 2015 (Peel, Swanepoel, Over, Quigley)

Long Jump

  • Trinette Johnson
    • 1993
  • Kim Jones
    • 2002
  • Kimberly Williams
    • 2011
  • Amy Haris
    • 2012
  • Der'Renae Freeman
    • 2014

Triple Jump

  • Kimberly Williams
    • 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Shot Put

  • Shannon Cook
    • 1997
  • Makiba Batten
    • 2000
  • Kamorean Hayes
    • 2009
  • Kellion Knibb
    • 2015

Pole Vault

  • Lacy Janson
    • 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006

Weight Throw

  • Lakeisha Mosley
    • 2000
Outdoor

100-meter Dash

  • Deletea Bradley
    • 1995
  • Tonya Carter
    • 2000
  • Teresa Bundy
    • 2002
  • Marecia Pemberton
    • 2010
  • Shauna Helps
    • 2016

200-meter Dash

  • Tonya Carter
    • 2000
  • Nakeya Crutchfield
    • 2002
  • Teona Rodgers
    • 2010

400-meter Dash

  • Sophia Danvers
    • 1997
  • Samantha George
    • 1999, 2000
  • Brittany St. Louis
    • 2009

800-meter Run

  • Erica Shepard
    • 1996, 1997
  • Laura Gerber
    • 1999
  • Samantha George
    • 2000
  • Laura Gerber
    • 2003
  • Hannah England
    • 2008

1500-meter Run

  • Natalie Hughes
    • 2004, 2006
  • Pilar McShine
    • 2009, 2010
  • Colleen Quigley
    • 2015

5000-meter Run

  • Vicky Gill
    • 2004
  • Susan Kuijken
    • 2009
  • Jessica Parry
    • 2011
  • Hannah Brooks
    • 2012

3000-meter Steeplechase

  • Barbara Parker
    • 2006, 2007
  • Lydia Williemse
    • 2009
  • Jennifer Dunn
    • 2010
  • Colleen Quigley
    • 2014

110-meter Hurdles

  • Kim Jones
    • 2002, 2003

400-meter Hurdles

  • Radhiya Teagle
    • 1994, 1995
  • Sage Watson
    • 2015

4x100-meter Relay

  • 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009

4x400-meter Relay

  • 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009

High Jump

  • Indianne Henry
    • 1994

Long Jump

  • Trinette Johnson
    • 1992, 1993
  • Zuzette Mullings
    • 1998
  • Kim Jones
    • 2003
  • Kimberly Williams
    • 2008, 2009, 2011
  • Amy Harris
    • 2012
  • Der'Renae Freeman
    • 2014, 2015, 2016

Triple Jump

  • Alyce Williams
    • 2007
  • Kimberly Williams
    • 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Michelle Jenije
    • 2012

Pole Vault

  • Lacy Janson
    • 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006
  • Lizbeth Mabry
    • 2011

Shot Put

  • Shannon Cook
    • 1996, 1997
  • Makiba Batten
    • 2000

Hammer

  • Lakeisha Mose
    • 1998, 2000
  • Katja Vangsnes
    • 2016

Heptathlon

  • Chinette Johnson
    • 1998, 1999, 2000
  • Grete Sadeiko
    • 2014
  • Melissa-Maree Farrington
    • 2016

Discus

  • Kellion Knibb
    • 2014
  • Kellion Knibb
    • 2016

Individual national championships

Men

Indoor
AthleteYearEvent
Danny Smith1974, 197560-yd Hurdles
Walter McCoy1978600-yd Run
Ross, Boodie, Simmons, McCoy1980Mile Relay
Phillip Riley199555M Hurdles
Walter Dix2006, 2007200M Dash
Garrett Johnson2006Shot Put
Ricardo Chambers2007400M Dash
Gonzalo Barroilhet2008Heptatholon
Drew Brunson200860M Hurdles
Ngoni Makusha2011Long Jump
James Harris2014High Jump
Dentarius Locke201460M Dash
Outdoor
AthleteYearEvent
Bradley Cooper1978Discus
Mike Roberson1980200M Dash
Walter Dix2005, 2006, 2007, 2008100M Dash, 200M Dash
Rafeeq Curry2006Triple Jump
Garrett Johnson2006Shot Put
Ricardo Chambers2007400M Dash
Bolden, Dix, Garvin, Clark20074x100M Relay
Ngoni Makusha2008, 2009, 2011Long Jump, 100M Dash
Charles Clark2008, 2009200M Dash
Jonathan Borlée2009400M Dash
Williams, K. Borlée, Clark, J. Borlée20094x400M Relay
Maurice Mitchell2011, 2012200M Dash
Hyman, Makusha, Mitchell, J. Byram20114x100M Relay

Women

Indoor
AthleteYearEvent
Garcia, Bennett, Payne, Givens19814x200M Relay
Wood, O.Brown, Borovicka, Coomber19824x800M Relay
O. Brown, Cliette, Davis, Levy19844x400M Relay
Michelle Finn198555 Dash
Esmeralda Garcia1985Triple Jump
Tonya Carter200060 Dash
Lacy Janson2003Pole Vault
Kimberly Williams2009, 2010, 2011Triple Jump
Outdoor
AthleteYearEvent
Garcia, Bennett, Payne, Givens19814x100M Relay
Tonja Brown1982400M Hurdles
Marita Payne1982, 1984400M Dash
Wright, Payne Cliette, Givens19834x100M Relay, 4x400M Relay
Finn, Payne, Cliette, Givens19844x100M Relay
Davis, Cliette, Givens, Payne19844x400M Relay
Randy Givens1984100M Dash, 200M Dash
Michelle Finn1985100M Dash
Esmeralda Garcia1985Triple Jump
Levy, Davis, Thompson, Finn19874x100M Relay
Teresa Bundy2002Triple Jump
Lacy Janson2006Pole Vault
Susan Kuijken20091500M Run
Kimberly Williams2009Long Jump, Triple Jump
Colleen Quigley20153000M Steeplechase
Kala Funderburk2015400M Dash

Honors

Indoor (Men)
Outdoor (Men)
Indoor (Women)
Outdoor (Women)

All-Americans

Men

Women

See also

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History of Florida State University

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