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TYLER DAU

Player profile

year
Redshirt Sophomore
hometown
Geneva. Ill.
high school
Geneva Community

BIO

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Begins third year in the distance program and could be on the verge of a breakthrough in the fall…competed in three meets in 2018 as a redshirt freshman and was the alternate at the South Region and NCAA Championship meet…closed out his first outdoor season with a personal-best 1500 at the Tom Jones Memorial.

 

2018-19

Cross Country: Made his official debut at the Covered Bridge Open, placing 19th in the 8k event (26:09.5)…competed at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational where he was the Noles’ No. 8 finisher…turned in his best performance at the UAB Blazer Classic, placing 36th overall in an 8k personal-best time of 25:48.6. Indoor: in his sophomore season on the boards, saw action in two meets…competed in the mile at the Bob Pollock Invitational (4:13.73) and the David Hemery Valentine Invitational (4:14.18). Outdoor: Trimmed 3.5 seconds off his 1500-meter time in four starts, opening up in 3:53.72 to place sixth at the FSU Relays…capped season at Tom Jones Memorial with a new personal-best of 3:50.30 to finish 12th.

 

2017-18

Cross Country: Redshirted his first season. Indoor: Competed in three meets, including the ACC Championships…established new personal-bests in the 3000 (8:49.33, Orange & Purple Invitational) and the mile (4:08.54, Hemery Valentine Invitational)…did not advance from prelims in the mile at the ACC Indoor Championships. Outdoor: Redshirted.

Personal:

Captained both the cross country and track & field teams as a senior at Geneva Community High School…boasts prep personal bests of 1:55.41 (800), 4:13.63 (1600) and 9:16.44 (3200)…scored at the 3A state meet in the 1600 as a junior and senior…won 3A regional cross country title in 2015…played basketball as a freshman…outstanding student who was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society in 2017…pursuing a double major in accounting and management at FSU…the son of Keith and Jodi Dau…born May 18, 1998.