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MAURICE MITCHELL

MAURICE MITCHELL

Performance result

One of the nation’s elite sprinters…the first athlete to win three consecutive ACC Indoor Track Performer of the Year honors in 2012 after winning the 200 and finishing second in the 60…added two more All-American honors after placing third and sixth in the 200 and 60, respectively at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships…capped his remarkable 2011 junior season by representing the U.S. on the 4×100 relay team at the World Championships in Daegu, Korea…a 10-time All-American and five-time ACC Track Performer of the Year…one of several `Noles who have an eye on a spot in the 2012 London Olympics.

2011

Outdoor – contributed a leg to the U.S. 4×100 team at the World Championships that won its heat in 37.79…finished fourth in the 200 at U.S. Nationals (20.31)…helped FSU to an NCAA runner-up finish, winning the 200-meter dash in a wind-aided 19.99 and contributing a leg to the winning 4×100 relay team; also finished third in the 100 in a personal-best time of 10.00…helped FSU to a seventh consecutive ACC Championship with a record-tying victory in the 200 (20.19) and a leg on the championship 4×100 team; was runner-up to teammate Ngoni Makusha in the 100 (10.03), earning his second consecutive ACC Track Athlete of the Year honor. Indoor – helped FSU to a fifth-place NCAA Championship finish, placing second in the 200 (20.41) and third in the 60 (6.64), after posting a school-record 6.55 in the preliminary round…earned ACC Indoor Track Athlete of the Year honors after winning both the 60 and 200 at the conference championship meet.

2010

Outdoor – capped year on the podium at the NCAA Championship as a member of the runner-up 4×100 relay team…qualified for NCAA Championship in the 100 and 200 as well, winning the NCAA East Regional title in the 200…enjoyed a monster ACC Championship meet, sweeping the 100 and 200 and contributing to the winning 4×100 and 4×400 relays…earned ACC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year honors. Indoor – finished fifth in the 200 and seventh in the 60 for his first All-American honors, at the NCAA Championship…scored his first ACC individual title in the 60 and finished second in the 200, as the `Noles won the team title.

2009

Outdoor – was third at the ACC Championship in the 200 as FSU won the team title…was on the victorious 4×100 relay at the Texas Relays, which posted the second-fastest time (38.75) in school history. Indoor – finished second in the 200 and third in the 60 at his first ACC Championship meet…scored his first collegiate victory in the 200 at the adidas Classic, and placed second in the 60.

Personal

The nation’s top recruit coming out of Kansas City (Mo.) Raytown South, where he was an eight-time state champion…swept the 100, 200 and 400 state titles as a junior and senior…was Missouri’s Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year three times (2006-08)…set state 100 and 200 records…is completing his degree in social science…married to former Seminole jumps standout Tiara Swanagan…born Dec. 22, 1989.

career honors

2012 ACC Indoor Track Performer of the Year

Collegiate Bests

2011 ACC Outdoor Performer of the Year

60m: 6.55

2010 ACC Outdoor Track Performer of the Year

200m: 20.19 (Outdoor), 20.41 (Indoor)

2010 ACC Indoor Track Performer of the Year

400m: 47.60

2009 ACC Outdoor Freshman of the Year

4x100m Relay: 38.75

NCAA Champion

200m Dash Outdoor: 2011

4x100m Relay: 2011

NCAA All-American

200m Indoor: 2010, 2011, 2012

200m Outdoor: 2011

100m Outdoor: 2011

60m Indoor: 2010, 2011, 2012

4x100m Relay: 2010, 2011

ACC Champion

4x100m Relay: 2009, 2010, 2011

4x400m Relay: 2009, 2010

60m: 2010, 2011

60m: 2010, 2011

100m Outdoor: 2010

200m Outdoor: 2010, 2011