June 17, 2014 - by
Don Merrick Bio

  Don Merrick
Don Merrick

Hall of Fame Class:
1990 (Track and Field)

A world-class international athlete, Don Merrick came to Florida State after becoming the national community college champion in the 100 and 220 yard dash, Merrick also ran with the United States team that toured China. While at Florida State he broke a world record in the 60 yard dash, set FSU’s record for the 100 meter dash at 10.0, and co-held the school record for the 100 yard dash at 9.3. He also ran on the record-setting 4X100-meter relay team and won the 100-meter championship, all amazing achievements in just two years at FSU. Don Merrick will go down as one of the greatest sprinters in Florida State history.


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