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ASHTON BUTLER

Player profile

position
Jumps
year
Senior
hometown
Nassau, Bahamas
high school
Bolles

BIO:

PERFORMANCE RESULTS

Brings depth and talent to the horizontal jumps group in his second season of competition with the Seminoles…advanced to the ACC Outdoor Championship finals in the long jump and qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary in the triple jump…owns career-best of 15.30m (50-2.50) in the triple jump.

2017:

Indoor – Competed in two meets for Long Jump (LJ) including the ACC Championships and three meets for Triple Jump (TJ)…Had two top-5 finishes for TJ, including a 2nd place finish at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational recording a mark of 14.72m…Recorded a season high length in LJ at the Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational converting 22′ 11.75”…Outdoor – Competed in seven meets including the ACC Championships and the NCAA East Preliminary Round…Participated in both Long Jump and Triple Jump…Had six top-10 finishes during the season…Finished 4th in the ACC Championships for TJ with a 15.71m mark…Did not qualify for NCAA Championship.

2016:

Competed in seven outdoor meets for the Seminoles including the ACC and NCAA East Preliminary meets…contributed an eighth-place long jump finish at home in the ACC Championships with a wind-aided leap of 7.39m (24-3); missed triple jump finals by the narrowest of margins…finished second at the FSU Relays in the triple jump with his lifetime-best (15.30m)…saw action five times indoors, including the ACC Championships where he was 11th in the triple jump…top mark of his first season came at Razorback Invitational (14.73m).

Personal:

Graduate of the Bolles School in Jacksonville, where he began his career as a baseball standout before an injury prompted his move to track & field…required to sit out his first year (2014-15) at FSU…a native of the Bahamas who represented his country and the junior level in the jumps.