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KEMAR HYMAN

KEMAR HYMAN

career honors

One of the most outstanding sprinters in program history…ran leadoff leg on four of the eight fastest 4×100 relays in program history, including school-record quartet…also ranks No. 3 all-time in the 100-meter dash…a four-time All-American who capped senior season by earning a spot on Cayman Islands Olympic team at London, where he carried the flag in the opening ceremony.

2012

Outdoor – capped an outstanding two-year career with the Noles by earning a pair of first-team All-American honors at the NCAA Championships…ran leadoff leg on silver medal 4×100 relay, joining Horatio Williams, Maurice Mitchell and Stephen Newbold for a school record 38.57…place sixth in the 100-meter dash after posting collegiate season-best 10.04 in the semifinals, setting the Cayman Islands national record…was the top 100-meter qualifier (10.11) out of the NCAA East Preliminary…won the ACC 100-meter dash title and led off the winning 4×100 relay…followed up his collegiate season in Europe where he secured a spot at the London Olympics in Madrid, Spain when he ran a lifetime-best 9.95 in the prelims, lowering his national record.

Indoor – earned All-American honors with a third-place finish at the NCAA Championships in the 60-meter dash (6.59)…was consistently one of the nation’s top short sprinters throughout the season after earning an NCAA Indoor automatic qualifying time (6.56) in the 60-meter dash at the opening meet of the season in Birmingham, Ala…his time tied the Cayman Islands national record, which he now shares with former FSU volunteer assistant Kareem Streete-Thompson…subsequently posted two more auto times in the event…won the ACC Championship in the 60, helping the Seminoles to the team title…tremendous out of the blocks and has improved his top-end speed.

2011

Outdoor – ran the leadoff leg on FSU’s NCAA Championship 4×100 Relay that brought home the title in 38.77 and nearly helped deliver the Seminoles the team title…qualified for the NCAA First Round in the 100, where he turned in a personal-best 10.26…ran the leadoff leg for the Seminoles’ 4×100 on their ACC Championship quartet, which won in 39.61…also contributed a third-place finish in the 100-meter dash as the `Noles swept the top three spots, coming across the line in 10.27.

Indoor– finished third at the ACC Championship Meet in the 60-meter dash after qualifying with a personal-best time of 6.65…qualified eighth in the 200…narrowly missed qualifying for the NCAA Championship meet in the 60…finished third at the Hokie Invitational in the 200 (21.42).

Personal

Second-year transfer from King College in the Cayman Islands…has a twin brother, Maxwell, on the Florida State team…senior majoring in economics…born Oct. 11, 1989.