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LINA STEWART

Player profile

position
Sprints
year
Senior
hometown
Lithia, Fla.
high school
Newsome

BIO

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Senior sprinter who made a long climb back from injury to compete in two outdoor meets in 2019…outstanding student who is juggling the challenging demands of completing her nursing degree…is a three-year member of the ACC Honor Roll.

2019

Indoor: Missed the entire season due to lingering injury and academic load. Outdoor: competed twice in the 100-meter dash…ran 12.46 at the Crimson Tide Invitational in mid-April and improved to 12.43 at the Tom Jones Memorial two weeks later.

2018

Indoor: Saw action in two meets…opened up with a promising 7.79 in the 60-meter dash at the Orange & Purple Invitational…suffered a season-ending injury at the finish of the 60-meter prelims while competing at the Razorback Invitational. Outdoor: limited to one meet when she pulled up in the 100-meter dash at the FSU Relays.

2017

Indoor: Appeared in two meets before suffering an injury…debuted with a collegiate-best 7.63 in the 60-meter dash to finish fifth at the Clemson Invitational…suffered injury in the 60-meter finals at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational after running 7.65 in the prelims. Outdoor: Competed in seven meets during the outdoor season, focusing on the 100, but also competing on sprint relays…posted her collegiate-best 100 (12.08) at the Tom Jones Memorial…also contributed to a third-place 4×100 at Tom Jones (45.14)…those efforts came on the heels of a solid sixth-place 100 (12.12) at the Stanford Cardinal Classic.

Personal:

Enjoyed a breakout senior season at Newsome High, capped by her eighth-place finish in the 100 at the FHSAA state championship meet…qualified individually for her first state meet by running PB 12.06 in 100 for third at region meet, and also helped 4×100 to silver finish…was district champion in 100, 200 and 4×100…three-year member of the National Honor Society as well as the National Science Honor Society…vice president of True Love Waits…is a nursing major at FSU…daughter of Charmaine Leighton-Stewart…born March 27, 1998.