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EMILY EDWARDS

Player profile

year
Senior
hometown
Cape Coral, Fla.
high school
Fort Myers
other college
Alabama

BIO

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Senior preparing to compete in her first season of cross country for the Noles…brings a strong summer base into her lone campaign on the course…transferred from the University of Alabama in January, after competing in three cross country and two track seasons…was originally recruited by Florida State following an outstanding high school career at Fort Myers, which included a pair of state titles.

2016-17:

Indoors: Hit the ground running – literally – after transferring in from Alabama in January…saw action in five meets and quickly established indoor PBs in the 800 (2:13.07), mile (4:48.61) and 3000 (9:57.53)…won her FSU debut, claiming the mile at the Clemson Invitational…highlight of her indoor campaign came at ACC Championships where her opening-leg 1200 set the tone for the Seminoles’ SB DMR (11:18.62), which narrowly missed the podium by finishing fourth. Outdoors: Initially carried momentum forward, posting a PB 4:35.53 in the 1500 at the FSU Relays…also lent a strong leg to third-place 4×800 (8:49.63) at the Tennessee Relays…established another PB in the 800 (2:11.41) at the Stanford Cardinal Classic.

 

Personal:

Burst on the Florida prep scene as a sixth grader at the Canterbury School, scoring at the state meet on the track for three years…finished prep career at Fort Myers High where her personal-bests included 4:53.91 (1600), 10:45.42 (3200) and 2:12.68 (800)…won 2013 3A FHSAA state title in cross country and the 2013 3A 1600-meter crown for Fort Myers…competed at SEC Cross Country Championships for three years at Alabama…outstanding high school student who was a member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta…also in symphonic band for four years…continued academic excellence at Alabama, where she was on the President’s List throughout her time in Tuscaloosa…majoring at exercise science at FSU…the daughter of Charles and Charlotte Edwards…born February 20, 1996.