February 26, 2022 - by

Cunningham and Odiong Crowned ACC Champions

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Trey Cunningham and Edidiong Odiong each took home ACC individual titles on the final day of the ACC Indoor Championships in Blacksburg, Va. The men finished second with 72 points while the women finished seventh with 43 points.

“We had a pretty good day today,” Head Coach Bob Braman said. “Edidiong and Trey both had phenomenal days. We had some bad luck, and we were missing a few key people, but overall, I’m proud of our squad.”

Cunningham earned his fifth-straight ACC title in the 60m hurdles dominating the field with a time of 7.42. Cunningham became the first collegiate athlete to run 7.42 or faster three separate times. Cunningham ran 7.42 at the Tyson Invitational and 7.40 in the preliminary race yesterday.

Odiong had a phenomenal day, as she took home the gold medal in the 200m dash with a time 23.36. Odiong also finished second in the 60m dash with a time 7.29. Odiong was awarded the Women’s Track Most Valuable Performer. Odiong is the second female FSU athlete to win the award with Ka’Tia Seymour winning the award in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

The Noles had a couple of school record-breaking performances, as Ruby Stauber broke the school record in the 800m run with a time of 2:04.31 to finish second in the race.

Adriaan Wildschutt and Ahmed Muhumed also found themselves at the top of the FSU record books. Muhumed broke the school record in the 3000m run with a time of 7.51.15 to finish third in the race. Wildschutt secured the No. 2 spot in school history with a time of 7:52.38.

Lauren Ryan finished third in the mile with a time of 4:37.35.

In the sprints, Taylor Banks took second in the 60m dash with a time of 6.68 while Amir Willis finished fifth with a time of 6.70. Willis went on to finish second in the 200m dash with a time of 21:05.

DaeQwan Butler took silver in the 400m dash with a time of 46.56 to finish his strong season.

In the field, Jacore Irving matched his personal best in the triple jump (15.84m) to finish fourth while Alonie Sutton finished fifth with a mark of 12.72m. Amani Heaven tossed a personal best in the shot put, as she finished sixth with a mark of 15.69m.

The Noles will be in action Mar. 11-12 at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Ala.

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