February 12, 2023

DEFRAND’S 60M DASH PERFORMANCE LEADS SEMINOLES INDOOR TRACK

Florida State’s indoor track and field teams had another good day on Saturday competing in Albuquerque, N.M. and Boston, Mass.

FSU swept the men’s 60m dash in New Mexico with Ismael Kone taking first with a time of 6.61, Taylor Banks was second at 6.63 and Amir Willis just on his shoulder at 6.64.

Dajaz DeFrand continued her remarkable performance taking second in the finals of the women’s 60m dash with a time of 7.28, which is the fourth fastest in FSU history and 8th best time in the nation this year.  Faith Banks finished ninth in the race clocking in at 7.42.

In the triple jump, Jeremiah took second place with a jump of 16.25m and Xavion Lockwood’s best jump of 8.22m was good for 15th.  Victoria Josse’s 13.35m leap placed her fifth in the meet and was the eight best jump in the country so far this year.

Alexandra Webster took seventh in the women’s 60m high hurdles with a time of 8.22.

Caisa-Marie Lindfors led all FSU entries in the women’s shot put with a throw of 16.51m good for sixth place overall in the meet.

FSU’s top performers in distance events in Boston were Samuel Field in the mile with a time of 4:04.14, David Mullarkey in the 5,000m (13:44.14) and Patrick Donnell who was the Seminoles’ top finisher in the 3,000m with a time of 8:11.26.

Florida State’s next action comes February 23-25 at the ACC Indoor Championships in Louisville, Kentucky.

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