Transfer from Queensland University of Technology in Australia brings significant international experience to the squad and figures to fill voids left by graduation at the front end of the lineup…suffered injury after 2013 cross country debut at Covered Bridge and sat out the rest of the season…a fierce competitor.
2013: Competed at the Covered Bridge Open for the Seminoles where he finished fifth overall in 26:02.49 to help Seminoles to team title…injury led to sitting out the remainder of the season.
2014: Outdoor – Was a key contributor to FSU’s ACC Outdoor team title, earning nine points with a strong double in the 10,000 and 5,000 meters…placed third in the 10k with a personal-best time of 29:15.53 on the opening day of the championship meet, good for All-ACC honors…came back on the final day to finish sixth in the 5k (14:11.04) to help wrap up title…injury prevented him from competing at the NCAA East Preliminary. Indoor – Competed in two meets in the 5,000 with his top performance coming at the UW Husky Classic (14:23.83)…also raced at the ACC Indoor Championships.
Joined the Seminoles with three years of cross country eligibility remaining in the fall of 2013…represented Australia in cross country at the 2012 World University Games in Poland, where he placed 15th…also wore his national colors at the 2011 World Junior Cross Country Championships in Spain, finishing 41st …won Australian National U20 Cross Country title in 2011…accomplished on the track as well and coming off a strong 2013 season with personal-best marks in 5000m (14:07.34) and 1500m (3:51.71)…came within .15 of adding another PB at 3000m (8:26.69)…has great versatility as well, sporting a 3000 steeplechase PR of 9:13.19, set in 2011…has previously crossed paths on native soil with FSU women’s All-American Linden Hall…born Feb. 1, 1992.