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SARAH CANDIANO

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Expected to make significant improvement on the heels of her freshman season with the Seminoles…had a distinguished high school career at Evangelical Christian, claiming five Florida 1A state titles between cross country and track.

2015-16

Cross Country: Was in the lineup for six races as a freshman, including the ACC and NCAA South Championships…trimmed nearly a minute off her 5000 and 6000-meter times over the course of the season…ran 18:36.6 at the Alabama Crimson Classic…finished 69th as FSU’s No. 5 runner at the South Region in Tuscaloosa (21:52.8). Indoor: saw action in three meets in her first indoor track experience…highlight came in the 3000 (10:19.76) at the Conference Clash/Power 5 Invitte in Birmingham, Ala. Outdoor: opened the year with a third-place finish in the 2000m steeplechase (7:45.90) at FSU Invitational…flashed progress in her season-finale 1500 at the UNF Twilight (4:41.52) to place third.

Before FSU:

Capped 2014-15 senior season with state titles in cross country and the 1600 and 3200…claimed the 2014 state title in the 1600…won her first state championship as a sophomore on the track in the 3200…counted prep personal bests of 4:59.35 (1600) and 10:52.17 (3200).

Personal:

Four-year member of the National Honor Society at Evangelical Christian…spent four years on student council, serving as president during her freshman and sophomore years…selected the Overall Female Athlete of the Year by the Fort Myers News Press for the 2014-15 school year…currently in FSU’s exploratory program…born February 7, 1997.