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TYLER BENNETT

Player profile

BIO:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Transfer from the University of North Florida who was originally recruited by the Seminoles out of Fort Myers High…sat out the cross country season due to injury…has two years of cross country and three years of track & field eligibility remaining.

Before FSU:

As a sophomore at UNF in 2015, earned second-team All-Atlantic Sun cross country honors by placing eighth…did not compete during the indoor or outdoor track & field seasons…as a freshman in 2014 earned All-Atlantic Sun cross country honors, finishing seventh and followed with a solid 39th at the NCAA South Region meet in Tallahassee…competed in two indoor and one outdoor meet.

Personal:

A two-time Florida 3A cross country runner-up, he qualified for the 2013 Foot Locker Nationals by running 14:52.00 for seventh at McAlpine Park in Charlotte, N.C. in the South Regional… advanced to the 3A state track & field championships for the first time as a senior in the 3200 and placed third in 9:16.50…outstanding athlete who also starred in basketball at the high school level…plans to major in economics at FSU…born Jan. 4, 1996.