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MATT MIZERECK

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BIO

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Tallahassee native who returns home as a senior after transferring from Florida…a three-time All-South Region and one-time All-SEC performer in cross country…expected to be part of FSU’s lead pack.

Cross Country

2012: Highlight of the season came at South Region, where he placed 19th(31:08.5) over the 10k course at FSU’s Apalachee Regional Park to earn All-Region honors. 2011: turned in his finest season, highlighted by a fourth-place finish at the SEC Championships (24:28.14, 8k), a ninth-place South Region performance and a trip to the NCAA Championships. 2010: earned SEC All-Freshmen honors with a 15th-place finish at the championship meet and followed up with All-Region honors by placing 21st (30:51.41, 10k).

Track & Field

2013: Outdoor – Finished ninth in 3,000-meter steeplechase at SEC Championships in personal-best 9:24.93. Indoor – set personal-best indoors in the 3000m at Razorback Invitational (8:21.16)… in the men’s 3000m at the Razorback Invitational…member of third-place DMR at SEC Championships. 2012: Outdoor – took a medical hardship due to injury. Indoor – top qualifier in career-best 4:09.34 mile at SEC Championships in preliminary and was also a member of runner-up DMR finish. 2011: Outdoor – scored his first SEC Championship points as a freshman with a sixth-place finish in 5000m…established PR in 5000m at Penn Relays (14:17.90)…posted career-best in 1500m (3:51.17) at Florida Relays…won 800m in PR of 1:51.88 at UCF Invitational. Indoor – redshirted.

Personal

Starred at Leon High School where he was a three-time individual 3A state cross country champion (2007-09) and led team to three consecutive titles…placed 10th at Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships …won 2010 New Balance Outdoor Nationals 5000m (14:37.17) title…three-time 3A state champion in track, posting 1600-3200 double in 2010 and 1600 in 2009…high school track PRs of 4:11.76 (1600) and 8:55.75 (3200)…2009 Florida Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year…pursuing Interdisciplinary Social Science degree…born Nov. 22, 1991.