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KARIMAH DAVIS - Women's Track & Field - Florida State Seminoles

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West Palm Beach, Fla.
high school
Palm Beach Central



Made her mark as a redshirt freshman in 2019…earned first-team All-American honors as the leadoff leg on the 4×100 which finished seventh at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in an ACC record time of 43.13…scored in the 400, 4×100 and 4×400 as the Noles won the ACC Outdoor team title…was ACC Indoor Championships runner-up in the 200 and 400…arrived at FSU in January of 2018 but sat out redshirt indoor and outdoor seasons.



Indoor: saw action in three meets…opened with 300-meter seventh-place finish at the Orange & Purple Elite (38.89)…was third in the 200 at the Bob Pollock Invitational (23.84)…season-best 400 (55.41) came at the Texas Tech Invitational.


Indoor: Posted two FSU all-time individual top-10 marks in her first season of competition…was ACC Indoor Championships runner-up in the 400, running 53.02; No. 3 all-time among Noles…her 23.53 preliminary 200 at the ACC meet ranks No. 7; finished second in the finals in 23.55…also part of No. 10 all-time 4×400 relay (3:39.66) at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational…finished second in the 400 at the Armory in New York City competing in the Dr. Sander Columbia Challenge. Outdoor: opened the outdoor campaign by winning the 200 at the FSU Relays in a collegiate-best 23.52…settled in as the leadoff leg of the 4×100, which improved throughout the season…ran 53.47 400 in the prelims at the ACC Outdoor Championships, qualifying second with an NCAA East Preliminary mark…finished seventh in the final and contributed legs to the runner-up 4×100 and seventh-place 4×400 as Noles won the team title…helped 4×100 qualify for the NCAA Championships with a fourth-place time of 43.38 at the East Preliminary…teamed with Jayla Kirkland, Shauna Helps and Ka’Tia Seymour at the NCAA Championships where they finished seventh in the final (43.13), breaking the ACC record for the second time in as many days….that 43.13 ranks No. 2 all-time at FSU.


As a senior was New Balance Nationals Indoor 400 runner-up (52.91), trailing only Olympian Sydney McLaughlin nationally…also ranked No. 4 nationally in the indoor 200…was Florida 4A runner-up in the 400 (52.98) and 200 (23.28)…was the 2016 4A state 400 champion…is a 9-time New Balance Nationals All-American between the 200 and 400…a 3-time AAU Junior Olympic All-American (100, 200, 400)…4-time state finalist in the 200 and 3-time finalist in the 400…won Palm Beach County Track Athlete of the Year honors in 2017 and 2015…entered first season at FSU with PBs of owns lifetime-bests of 7.77 (60), 11.49 (100), 23.28 (200, outdoor), 23.67 (200, indoor), 39.44 (300, indoor), 52.98 (400, outdoor) and 52.91 (400, indoor)…plans to major in psychology…the daughter of Jamine and Arthur Diaz…born Nov. 23, 1998.