November 22, 2021
USTFCCCA Recognizes All-Americans

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Three members of the No.20/19 Florida State cross country teams earned All-America honors from the USTFCCCA, following the 2021 NCAA Cross Country Championships at the Apalachee Regional Park on Nov. 20.

Lauren Ryan along with Adriaan Wildschutt and Ahmed Muhumed finished within the top 40 of their respective races, earning All-America honors.

Lauren Ryan along with Adriaan Wildschutt and Ahmed Muhumed finished within the top 40 of their respective races, earning All-America honors.

“We had a great season,” FSU head coach Bob Braman said. “Three All-Americans is a great cap to it all. Adriaan, Ahmed and Lauren have been great all season and have greatly deserved this honor.”

Wildschutt earned his second All-America nod, while Muhumed and Ryan earned their first.

 

USTFCCCA Recognizes All-Americans

Ryan capped off her cross country career by finishing 26th at the NCAA Championships in the women’s 6K, with a time of 19:50.1, which was her personal best.  The Brighton, Australia, native earn the program’s 27th All-America honor.

Prior to the NCAA Championships, Ryan earned All-Region honors for the second time in her career after finishing ninth in the 6k with a time of 20:05.00. She was also All-ACC behind an 11th place finish at the 2021 ACC Championships.

USTFCCCA Recognizes All-Americans

Wildschutt became the second Seminole in history to earn back-to-back All-America honors after he placed sixth in the men’s 10k at the NCAA Championships, crossing the line with a personal best of 28:52.0.

The Ceres, South Africa, won five races this season, tying the school record that was set back in 1981 by Herb Wills. He also holds the sixth fastest 10k and third fastest 8k (22:49.4) in Apalachee Regional Park history

Wildschutt was the South Region Champion with a meet record of 29:07.11, earning All-Region honors. He was the 2021 ACC Champion (23:07.0), bringing home FSU’s third ACC individual title in program history.

Wildschutt was named the ACC Performer of the Week four times this season and six times since January, setting a program record.

USTFCCCA Recognizes All-Americans

Muhumed closed out his cross country career with his highest finish at the NCAA Championships in five tries, crossing the line behind a personal best of 29:19.9 for his first All-America honor.

Muhumed finished behind Wildschutt in the 10k at the regionals for silver, capturing All-Region honors, marking the third time in FSU history FSU went one-two at the meet.

The Somali took bronze at the ACC Championships for All-ACC honors with a time of 23:24.0.

Prior to the postseason, Muhumed finished 11th or higher in each of his five starts.

Together, Wildschutt and Muhumed became the fourth pair to earn All-America status in the same year and first since 2012. The duo brought home FSU’s 11th and 12th All-America honor in school history.

Florida State is one of two ACC schools that crowned multiple All-Americans.

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