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FATEMA JAFFER

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Hard-working long distance runner gained valuable experience during freshman campaign with the Noles…consistently ran in FSU’s top seven in cross country…strong offseason sets her up for continued success.

2015-16

Cross Country: In the varsity lineup for six meets…posted season-best 5000 (18:39.7) at Coast to Coast Battle in Beantown…top performance at 6000m came at home in the ACC Championships where she finished fifth among Noles in 22:03.8 to place 67th. Indoor: competed in three meets and established new personal-best in the 3000m at the UAB Blazer Invitational (10:23.59) and the 5000 at the Conference Clash/Power 5 Inivite (17:52.32). Outdoor: saw action in six meets outdoors…had season-bests of 37:38.20 in the 10,000m at the Raleigh Relays and 17:46.63 in the 5000 at the Seminole Invitational…placed 16th in the 10,000 when FSU hosted the ACC Championships.

Before FSU:

Capped her senior season at Lake Mary by winning the FACA Senior All-State cross country title at the ARP, after placing sixth at the 4A state championship meet on the same course…placed fourth at the 2015 4A state track & Field meet in the 3200, improving from sixth as a junior…won multiple district, conference and team MVP honors…earned third-team Footlocker South honors in 2014…her two finest high school cross country performances came at FSU’s Apalachee Regional Park course.

Personal:

Distinguished student academically, graduating Suma Cum Laude from Lake Mary…selected to both the National Honor Society and the Spansh Honor Society…on the Principal’s Honor Roll all four years…four-year member of the debate club…three-year class officer, serving as the senior class president…also competed on the weightlifting team as a freshman…majoring in political science…born Nov. 2, 1996.