Made his FSU debut during 2016 seasons, focusing primarily on the hammer…by end of his freshman season had posted the No. 9 hammer throw in program history…a strong offseason should portend to greater success in his sophomore campaign.
Outdoor: Saw action in eight outdoor meets and managed a pair of individual wins in the hammer, while also competing in the discus three times…season-best of 56.42m (185-1) came at Seminole Invitational…eclipsed 55 meters in four meets, including the ACC Championships and his win at the Rafer Johnson-Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational (55.77)…also won UNF Twilight…breakthrough mark came at Florida Relays (56.31)…SB discus (44.97m/147-6) came at Jace LaCoste-Mississippi State Invitational. Indoor: Competed in three meets, exclusively in the weight throw…his personal-best came in the opening UAB Blazer Invitational (16.67m/54-8.25), which was good for runner-up showing.
Son of Christine Tirado…attended Gulf Coast High School…finished third in the discus and fourth in the shot put at the 2014 3A FHSAA State Championships…was runner-up in the discus at ’14 FSU Relays…intends to major in Political Science and Economics…attended Tallahassee Community College prior to FSU admission…was mentored in hammer by former Seminole standout Markindey Sineus…born March, 13, 1996.