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EDWARD CLARKE

Player profile

position
Sprints
year
Junior
hometown
Kingston, Jamaica
high school
Calabar

BIO:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Second-year Nole who rode a fast finish as a freshman to second-team All-American honors at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100 and as member of the 4×100…runner-up at ACC Outdoor Championships in the 100 and as member of 4×100…Jamaican standout at the core of young sprint group under coach Ricky Argro.

2017:

Indoor – Competed in both the 60m and 200m throughout the season…participated in four meets including the ACC Championships…Finished 3rd in the 60m at the Clemson Invitational with a time of 6.78 seconds…Three top-5 finishes including placing 5th at the ACC Championships for the 60m recording a time of 6.79…Outdoor – Ten top-10 finishes in events like the 100m, 200m, and the 4×1…Won the 4×1 event at Seminole Twilight recording a time of 40.19 second…Won the 100m event at FSU Relays with a time of 10.34(1.5)…Finished 7th  at ACC Championships in the 100m.

2016 Outdoor:

Came up short of the finals in his NCAA Outdoor Championships debut in the 100 and 4×100…was 16th through 100-meter (10.36) qualifying, while 4×100 (39.60) was 13th with Clarke handling third leg…auto qualifier in 100 at NCAA East matching SB (10.35) for runner-up quarterfinal heat finish…handled third leg on 4×100 which turned in SB 39.53 to qualify sixth for NCAA Championships…stepped up with silver medal 100m performance at ACC Championships in slightly windy 10.27…silver medal relay checked in with 39.72 at ACC meet…member eighth-place Penn Relays Race of Champions 4×100…SB 200 (21.25) came at Seminole Invitational…earned NCAA East qualifying spot in season-opening FSU Relays for both the 100 (10.36) and as part of 4×100 (39.41).Indoor: Closed first indoor season of his life with fourth-place finish at ACC Championships in 60 (6.77) after qualifying for final in PB 6.69…placed seventh in 200 after PB (21.77)…best finish was third in 60 at Conference Clash/Power 5 Invitational (6.79).

Personal:

Leadoff leg for 2015 high school world record Calabar High 4×100 (39.08) at ISSA champs…bronze medalist at 2014 World Junior Championships in 4×100 (39.12)…silver medalist in 100 at 2014 CAC Games in 10.48…silver medalist in 100m at Boys & Girls Championships…won Great Southwest 100  (10.22-w) at Albuquerque, N.M. and also won 4x100m gold…son of Shernett McDowell… intends to major in sport management…born September, 9,1995.