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CALVIN GOLSON

Player profile

position
Sprints
year
Junior
hometown
Miramar, Fla.
high school
Hallandale

Bio:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Third-year Seminole who competes in the 400 and will vie for a spot on a the 4×400…injuries limited him to eight competitions last year between the indoor and outdoor seasons…working on building strength to endure the rigors of competing in multiple races.

 

2020

Indoor: Ran the 400 in the season-opening Orange & Purple Elite but was shut down due to injury for the balance of the season.

 

2019

Indoor: Saw action in three meets, including the ACC Championships where he finished 14th in the 400 prelims…season-best 400 (48.32) came at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational…opened up on the 4×400 at the Orange & Purple Elite. Outdoor: Competed in five meets…top performance in the 400 came at the opening FSU Relays when he finished fifth in the 400 (47.69)…turned in a solid 4×400 leg at the Florida Relays when the Noles ran 3:14.76…next-best effort was a 48.01 at the Tom Jones Memorial, where he also debuted in the 400 hurdles…did not advance from the prelims in the 400 at the ACC Championships.

 

2018

Indoor: Competed in three indoor meets, opening up with an indoor 400m PB of 47.46 at the Tyson Invitational and also contributing to an indoor SB 4×400…ran the DMR at the Alex Wilson Invitational (400 leg)…helped put the eventual team champion Noles on the board at the ACC Indoor Championships with a leg on FSU’s eight-place DMR…time of 9:46.05 is No. 6 on FSU’s all-time list. Outdoor: Saw action in four meets, including the ACC Championships…ran 400 PB of 47.43 in prelims which was ninth-fastest; one spot out of place final…Also ran on season-best 4×400…ran 400 at FSU Relays, Tiger Track Classic and National Relay Championships in preparation for ACC meet.

PERSONAL:

Brings a championship pedigree to Florida State after contributing to Hallandale’s 2A state championship teams in 2017 and 2015…competed in the open 400 and also on the 4×400 relay…owns a 400m personal-best of 48.23…won the 400 at the 2017 LSU Indoor High School Classic in Baton Rouge, La….outstanding student who was a member of the National Honor Society and president of the Peer Mentoring Group…selected 2017 Scholar-Athlete by the Broward County Athletic Association (BCAA)…plans to major in chemical engineering…the son of Trina and Calvin Golson, Sr…born May 29, 1999.