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Adriaan Wildschutt

Adriaan Wildschutt - Track & Field - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

(Updated July 2021)
Ceres, South Africa
high school
Bella Vista HS
other college
Coastal Carolina

Top Times

Cross Country Indoor T&F Outdoor T&F
5k 15:27.0 5000M 13:30.55 1500 M 3:51.95
8K 23:16.7 3000M 7:55.26 3000 M 8:02.18
10 K 29:47.5 5000M 13:28.97
10,000M 27.48.89


2020 National XC Runner-Up - Men's 10K
2020 USTFCCCA XC South Region Athlete of the Year
2020 XC All-American
2021 Indoor T&F All-American - 5,000M
2021 Outdoor T&F All-American- 10,000M
ACC, FSU, South African national record holder - 5,000M (Indoor T&F) & 10,000M
2021 ACC Champion - 3,000M (Indoor), 10,000M (Outdoor)
2021 USTFCCCA NCAA Division I Men's Athlete of the Week (9/13/2021)
Holds the 3rd (23:16.7) and 4th (23:21.9) fastest Collegiate 8K times in Apalachee Regional Park History


Cross Country: Started the season by winning the 8k at the Covered Bridge Open with a time of 24:48.53…was named the ACC Performer of the Week and USTFCCCA NCAA Division I Men’s Athlete of the Week.


Cross Country:  Won silver at the 2020 NCAA Championships with a time of 29:48.2…produced the highest finish in school history and was the first FSU All-American since 2012…placed third overall and recorded a new personal-best 8k time at the FSU XC Winter Classic in his FSU XC debut (23:16.7)…also finished with the third-fastest 8k time in Apalachee Regional Park history…won first place overall at the FSU Winter XC Last Chance meet (23:30.8)…his first individual title since transferring to FSU…was named the ACC Performer of the Week following both winter XC meets…selected as the USTFCCCA South Region Athlete of the Year

Indoor T&F: Finished fourth in the 5,000M at the 2021 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships with a time of 13:30.55, setting a new FSU, ACC and South African national record…was the ACC Champion in the 3,000M with a time of 7:55.26…was the runner-up in the 5,000M at the Tyson Invite (13:39.43)

Outdoor T&F: Finished eighth in the 10,000M at the NCAA Championships with a personal best of 27:48.89 and captured All-America honors…ACC Champion in the 5,000M at 13:29.03…was the runner-up at the NCAA East Regional in the 10,000m (28:37.77)…won the 5,000m at the North Florida Invite (13:28.97) and took first in the 10,000M at the Virginia Challenge (28.25.11)…named ACC Performer of the Week on April 21…All-ACC Academic Team member.

Before FSU

Sophomore (2019): 2019 NCAA Cross Country Championship participant, turning in a time of 33:00.5 in the 10K event…2019 NCAA Southeast All-Region selection…2019 All-Sun Belt first-team performer…finished second overall in the Sun Belt Championship meet (8K) with a time of 23:34.3, a personal-best mark…placed fifth at the NCAA Southeast Region Cross Country Championships (10K) with a time of 29:47.5, a personal-best time…recorded a second-place finish with a time of 23:24.0 at the ECU Pirate XC Invitational…earned a spot on the Dean’s List (3.5 GPA or higher) for the 2019 fall term.

Freshman (2018): Tabbed the Sun Belt Cross Country Freshman of the Year…named All-Sun Belt first-team…competed for CCU in five meets…finished second four times, all four runner-up finishes behind his brother Nadeel…set personal-best times at the Sun Belt Championship (8K) at 24:06.60 and the NCAA Southeast Regional (10K) at 30:31.70…earned a spot on the Dean’s List (3.5 GPA or higher) for the 2018 fall semester.