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MARYKE BRITS

MARYKE BRITS

BIO

PERFORMANCE RESULTS

Versatile sophomore who will chase NCAA Championships qualifying marks in the long jump and will also contribute to the Seminoles in the hurdles…may see action in multievents as well.

2013

Outdoor: NCAA East Preliminary qualifier in the long jump as a freshman…registered post-season worthy mark at the ACC Outdoor Championships where she placed sixth in the long jump with a collegiate-best mark of 6.13m (20-1.50)…was also finished seventh in the 100-meter hurdles, contributing to the Seminoles’ runner-up team finish…opened the season with her personal-best of 14.07 in the 100-meter hurdles at the Bulls Invitational.

Indoor: A January enrollee, she contributed immediately for the Seminoles…scored in both the long jump (fifth-place) and 60-meter hurdles (eighth-place) at the ACC Championships, contributing to FSU’s runner-up team finish…also logged her season-best marks at the ACC meet in the long jump (6.10m/20-0.25) and 60 hurdles (8.62, prelims).

Personal

The younger sister of FSU sophomore long jumper and All-American Stefan Brits… represented her native South Africa at the 2011 World Youth Games in Lille, France, qualifying in both the 100-meter hurdles and long jump…also competed in the 2010 Youth Olympic Games…born February 25, 1994