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Gabriel Curtis

Gabriel Curtis - Cross Country - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

(Updated July 2021)
position
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year
Redshirt Sophomore
hometown
Clermont, Fla.
high school
Mount Dora Christian Academy

Top Times

Cross Country Indoor T&F Outdoor T&F
8k 23:53.5 3000M 8:23.28 5000M 14:33.99
5 mile 24:44.1 5000M 14:57.52 10,000M 30:32.11
10k 31:14.07

 

Honors

Represented Bahamas at both the CARIFTA Games and the 2019 Pan American U20 Championships

2021-22

Cross Country: Began the season at the Covered Bridge Open with a 19th place finish in the 8k with a time of 26:00.09… recorded a 39th place finish in the FSU Open 8k with a time of 25:00.7… finished with a time of 26:00.9 in the 5 mile race at the Joe Piane Invitational… set a new personal best in the 8k at the FSU Pre-Nationals meet with a time of 23:53.5… placed 53rd at ACC Championships with a time of 24:44.1… finished 48th at the NCAA South Regional meet with a 10k time of 31:14.07… competed at the NCAA Championships where he recorded a time of 31:24.4 in the 10k.

2020-21

Cross Country: Finished second overall at the Mountain Dew Invitational in his FSU XC debut (24:51.29)…finished third overall at the FSU Invitational (24:11.9)…finished 13th overall at the UAB Blazer Classic with an 8k personal-best time (23:55.45)…placed 43rd at the ACC Championships (24:12.1)…finished 54th at the FSU Winter XC Classic (24:30.6)…finished 24th at the FSU Winter XC Last Chance meet (25:05.1).

Indoor T&F: Finished 27th in the 5000m (14:57.52) at the ACC Championships

Outdoor T&F: Placed 40th in the 5000m (14:43.83) and was 31st in the 10,000M (30:42.77) at the ACC Championships…was eighth in the 5000M at the North Florida Invite (14:39.71)…took 20th at the Virginia Challenge in the 10,000m (30:32.11) …opened the season by placing sixth at the Pepsi Florida Relays in the 5000m (14:33.99).

2019-20

Cross Country: Competed at the FSU Invitational while running unattached during a redshirt season, finishing 26th overall in a field of 212 with an 8k cross country debut time of 25:46.1.

Indoor T&F: made his official FSU debut at the Bob Pollock Invitational in the 3000-meter run, placing second with a strong effort (8:31.59)…followed that up by establishing a new personal-best of 8:23.28 at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.

 

Personal

Enjoyed a remarkable career at Mount Dora Christian Academy, leading his team to back-to-back state cross country titles (2017, 2018)…was the Florida 1A state cross country champion in 2016 and 2018, announcing his commitment to the Noles after winning his most recent title at FSU’s Apalachee Regional Park course…followed up by winning state 3200m title as a senior in 2019…Florida Dairy Farmers 1A Cross Country Runner of the Year (2016, 2018) as well as the Orlando Sentinel Cross Country Runner of the Year as a senior…represented the Bahamas with medal-winning performances at the CARIFTA Games in 2018 (5000m bronze) and 2019 (5000 silver, 1500 bronze)…finished ninth in the 5000 at the 2019 Pan American U20 Games…well-rounded and outstanding student…plans to major in civil engineering at FSU…the son of Michael and Suzanne Curtis…born Nov. 25. 2000.