Chloe Sell and Michael Vidal were the team's top finishers taking first-place in the 5k and 1,500 meter, respectively.
The Owls performance was highlighted by ten athletes that placed in the top-five for their event.
The Owls top performers at the Akron Invitational were Ronja Siekmann and Tatiana David.
The Florida Atlantic University track team returned to Gainesville over the weekend to compete in the Jimmy Carnes Invitational.
The Owls posted a great performance with several athletes breaking into FAU's all-time top-10 and several set personal records.
Freshman (2012): Set a new FAU school record in the season-ending Sun Belt Outdoor Championships, with 4,396 points in the heptathlon...competed in three events her first meet, the Jimmy Carnes Invitational: the 55 meters, 55 meter hurdles and triple jump...was third with a 11.38 meter leap in that last event...her 11.45 meter jump at the BU Valentine Invitational gave her fifth place...finished 25th out of 75 hurdlers at that meet at the 60 meter distance...was 14th at the SBC Indoor Championships in a time of 8.52, and 16th in the triple jump (11.32m)...competed in the 100 meter hurdles, long jump and triple jump at the UM Hurricane Invitational...was second in the triple jump (11.72 meters) and third in the long jump (5.45 meters)...started to begin her preparation for the heptathlon at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational, participating in the long jump, triple jump (finishing seventh), shot put, 100 meter hurdles and 200 meter dash...at the Outdoor Championships, her finishes were as follows: triple jump (11.46m, 10th), 200 meter dash (26.13, seventh), 800 meter run (2:28.91, fourth), 100 meter hurdles (14.55, fourth), high jump (1.49m, 11th), long jump (5.16m, fifth), shot put (8.32m, 12th) and javelin (24.26m, eighth)...her overall finish in the heptathlon was seventh.
High School: Placed seventh in the triple jump at the 2011 FHSAA Class 4A Championship...was named team's Rookie of the Year her freshman year...graduated top 15% of her class and cum laude...ran for coaches Nathaniel Hudson and Antoinette Major.
Personal: Born in Miami...daughter of Viergela Vilson...loves to read, write poems and listen to music.
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