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BRYAND RINCHER

Player profile

position
Sprints
year
Sophomore
hometown
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
high school
Piper

BIO:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Emerged as the top freshman sprinter in Division I, claiming three first-team All-American honors…swept ACC Freshman of the Year honors indoors and outdoors…set Haitian national records in the 60 and 200 indoors and 100 outdoors.

2019

Indoor: Capped remarkable debut season with the Noles by placing fifth in the 60-meter dash at the NCAA Indoor Championships, for his first All-American honor…helped Noles to a tie for sixth place…finished fourth in the 60 and second in the 200 on the final day of the ACC Indoor Championships, earning a pair of first-team All-ACC honors and leading the Noles to a share of the team title…he was voted ACC Men’s Freshman of the Year and also earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic team…won the 200 at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational in his first indoor appearance in the event, finishing in 20.90, which ranks No. 10 all-time at FSU and is the Haiti national record…laid down a blazing 6.59 in the 60-meter dash final at the Texas Tech Classic to place fourth for a share of the No. 8 spot in FSU’s rich history and the first of three Haitian national records he would set in 2019…served notice of big things in his debut when he backed up a 6.64 60-meter prelims run with an NCAA berth-clinching 6.60 in the final to place second. Outdoor:  Reaffirmed his status as a big-meet performer at the NCAA Outdoor Championships when he ran 10.06 in the 100-meter final – No. 8 in FSU history and a Haitian national record – to place fifth overall…that performance followed his brilliant leadoff leg in the 4×100, sending the Noles on to a second-place finish in 38.08 which established new ACC and Florida State records, and also broke the previous NCAA record…qualified 11th in the 100 out of the NCAA East Preliminary in 10.22 and ran 4×100 leadoff leg which produced the No. 2 qualifying time…finished third in the 100 at the ACC Championships and was part of the title-winning 4×100 relay team…made his outdoor debut in late-April by running 10.50 in the 100 at the Tom Jones Memorial…named ACC Men’s Freshman of the Year.

PERSONAL:

Served notice early in his Piper High School career when he powered his way to the 2016 4A state 100-meter title as a sophomore, running 10.67 into a significant headwind (-1.9) at IMG Academy…it was the fastest time on the day among all four classifications, beating a host of stars including Anthony Schwartz, Tyrese Cooper, Lavonte Valenting and Chauncy Smart…proved to be his only state championship appearance in three seasons of competition…officially credited with personal-best of 10.49 but has a wind-aided 10.30 (2.6) to his credit…a 3-star defensive back recruit with multiple college offers, he chose track & field as his sport of choice…member of National Honor Society at Piper…also won scholar-athlete of the year award…son of Paul Rincher and Kathy Grube (stepmother), and Luvana Cadet (mother)…plans to major in sport management…born Sept. 10, 1998.