Twenty-Three point final day guides best team finish since 2013.
Noles advance four men to Friday's NCAA finals; women start Thursday.
Nineteen strong, the Florida State track & field program is positioned to make the final NCAA Outdoor Championships contested at Historic Hayward Field a memorable one when competition for the men begins Wednesday on the University of Oregon campus.
It’s been quite a journey back to the top of the Atlantic Coast Conference mountain, but that’s where the Florida State men and women reside, after delivering spectacular Saturday performances to claim the ACC Indoor Track & Field Championship team titles.
Day 1 Results IOWA CITY, Iowa – Unfazed by travel issues which had a handful of Florida State athletes arriving for the Larry Wieczorek Invitational just hours before the start of competition, Corion Knight and Kenneth Fisher turned in strong performances to lead the Noles Friday.
Following a plan not altogether different from last month's USATF Junior National Championships, Florida State rising sophomore Steven Cross positioned himself near the front from the start and delivered when it mattered most.
Decorated veteran cites desire to leave the coaching profession.
Unfazed by the stage or the competition, Florida State’s Dentarius Locke turned a personal-best performance Friday at Stade Louis in Monaco, France into a spot on the United States team for next month’s IAAF World Championships in Moscow.
On the heels of one of the finest sprint seasons in Florida State history, rising senior Dentarius Locke hopes to leave his mark on the world stage. Locke heads to Monaco this weekend, where he will join up with members of Team USA, who are training for the IAAF World Championships, set for August 10-18 in Moscow, Russia.
The 34th FSU Relays, one of the largest and most competitive track & field meets in the South, begin Friday at Mike Long Track on the Florida State campus. More than 2,400 high school, college and post-collegiate athletes, will compete in the two-day affair that will feature some of the nation’s most talented athletes.
The Florida State men’s and women’s teams successfully defended their NCAA South Region Cross Country Championship titles Friday morning at Apalachee Regional Park in dominating fashion.
The Florida State women’s cross country team captured their fifth consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference championship Saturday at Virginia Tech, easily outdistancing runner-up Duke. Coach Karen Harvey’s squad placed all five scoring runners in the top 14, led by senior co-captain Violah Lagat, who captured the individual title in a course record time of 20:00.1.
Florida State won four of the eight awards presented to coaches and athletes from the South Region, tying Wisconsin for the most by any program in the country.
For the ninth time in 10 years, the ACC Indoor Track & Field Championship trophy left the building in the hands of the Florida State men’s team.
The Florida State track & field program has fortified its distance and field event lineups with the addition of five new signees announced by head coach Bob Braman.
Florida State track & field coach Bob Braman received a big assist from Jimbo Fisher Wednesday, when two of the nation’s top sprinters – Marvin Bracy and Ronald Darby – signed national letters of intent to play football for the Seminoles.
In one of the most dominant performances in Atlantic Coast Conference history, Karen Harvey’s top-ranked Florida State placed six runners in the top 10 en route to a fourth consecutive league championship Saturday at Musser Farms.
After savoring a sweep of the Atlantic Coast Conference men’s and women’s cross country titles in 2010, Florida State is in line for a second-helping.
At the midway point in what Florida State cross country coach Karen Harvey has described as a “rebuilding year,” the Seminoles once again appear to be shaping up as a national contender.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Battered by rain, wind and blasts of cold air, the Florida State cross country teams delivered strong Notre Dame Invitational performances Friday - a day made for the postman. Karen Harvey’s women routed the field in blustery conditions, with junior Amanda Winslow delivering a fourth-place finish to lead a trio of top 10 Seminoles. The seventh-ranked Seminoles totaled 54 points and were 62 clear of 18th-ranked runner-up Arkansas. They made a strong case for a major leap in the polls by blasting No. 2 New Mexico (164). In all, FSU dispatched five nationally-ranked teams from a field of 28, which included 26 with regional rankings.
A field of 17 colleges and universities, including the host Seminoles, will toe the starting the line for two races Friday evening. Saturday’s high school portion of the meet will include 41 schools – including some of the finest programs and individuals from Florida and Georgia - and approximately 800 runners.
In eight seasons at the helm of the Florida State men’s and women’s cross country and track & field programs, head coach Bob Braman has delivered at a year-round, consistent level of national excellence which has transformed the Seminoles into an elite program. On Tuesday, Florida State Director of Athletics Randy Spetman announced that Braman has received a three-year contract extension.
Junior sprinter/jumper has elected to skip his senior season and focus on competing professionally after a memorable season capped off by a stellar NCAA Championships performance.
Armando "AJ" del Valle of Christopher Columbus High School is one of the top distance runners in the nation and the Miami native will join the FSU track & field and cross country programs next year.
The 2005 indoor All-American is the first FSU student-athlete selected and the first in the ACC to be selected in 28 years.
Junior Andrew Lemoncello finished fourth overall to help the men\'s team to a sixth place finish while the women\'s team took ninth place.
Sophomore Luke Beevor won the individual race and helped his team to a meet title at the Mountaineer Open in Boone, N.C.
Florida State freshman Tom Lancashire (Bolton, England/Turton) represented Great Britain in the 1500m run at the 10th IAAF World Junior Championships in Grosetto, Italy, held during the month of July.
Vicky Gill and Natalie Hughes earn All-American honors and Rafeeq Curry posted a fifth place finish in the triple jump for his second all-American honor in as many years.
Behind five event wins, the Seminoles defend their conference title in grand fashion.