April 12, 2006
DID YOU KNOW… As of April 12, 2006, Florida State is the only team in the nation to have three 100m sprinters reach the NCAA Regional Qualifying mark in 2006. Three schools (TCU, USC and Arizona State) have two but the Seminoles are the lone program with three, sub-10.50 runners. Reigning NCAA National Champion Walter Dix leads the country with 10.17 and newcomer Greg Bolden and All-American relay leg Kenny O’Neal are 25 and 26 with times of 10.47 and 10.48, respectively.
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April 19, 2006
DID YOU KNOW… The women’s 4x400m ran the ninth fastest 1600m-relay time in FSU school history at the Texas Relays on April 7, completing their exchanges in 3:34.58. It marks the first time since 1997 a quarter-mile, quartet has cracked the elite Top Ten listing. Twin sisters senior Alycia Williams (Palm Coast, Fla./George Mason) and redshirt junior Alyce Williams (Palm Coast, Fla./George Mason) ran the first two legs and sophomore Kandia Batchelor (Tampa, Fla./Hillsborough) and senior captain Evelyne-Cynthia Niako (Stone Mountain, Ga./Stephenson) ran the final two exchanges.
April 26, 2006
DID YOU KNOW On Saturday, April 22, 2006, the Florida State men’s track and field program took home its fourth Atlantic Coast Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in program history. Fueled by six individual championships and three ACC meet records, the Seminoles sit in fifth place among conference schools with the most team championships by school.
May 3, 2006
DID YOU KNOW… Redshirt senior Lacy Janson will compete for the final time in her Seminole career on her home track this Saturday, May 6 in the Seminole Twilight. The only four-time Atlantic Coast Conference Pole Vault Champion in the league’s history, Janson has two more meets before the 2006 NCAA Outdoor National Championships where she will look to add another national title and earn her sixth All-American honor.