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STEVE MESLER

Multi-Events

6-2/192

Ind: Redshirt Junior, Out: Redshirt Junior

Buffalo, N.Y. (City Honors HS)

BD: 8/27/78 (Buffalo, N.Y.)

 

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

55m: 6.58 - 1999 ACC-SEC Challenge, Gainesville, Fla.
55m HH: 7.71 - 1998 Florida Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
200m: 22.55 - 1997 Nike Fast Times, Gainesville, Fla.
Long Jump: 7.19m (23-7.25) - 1997 University Centre Hotel Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
Shot Put: 11.61m (38-1.25) - 1997 Barnett Bank Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
Pentathlon: 3670 - 1999 Virginia Tech Invitational, Blacksburg, Va.
1000m: 2:58.19- 1999 Virginia Tech Invitational, Blacksburg, Va.
OUTDOOR
Decathlon: 6999 - 1998 Florida Coca Cola Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
100m: 10.67 - 1998 Barnett Bank Invitational Decathalon, Gainesville, Fla.
200m: 22.05 - 1997 Nike Twilight, Gainesville, Fla.
Long Jump: 7.10m (23-3) - 1999 SEC Quad, Gainesville, Fla.
Shot Put: 13.43m (44-0.75) - 1998 Florida Coca Cola Relays,, Gainesville, Fla.
High Jump: 1.98m (6-6) - 1998 Florida Coca Cola Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
400m: 49.80 - 1999 Angelo State Relays, San Angelo, Texas
110m HH: 14.96 - 1998 Florida Coca Cola Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
Discus: 40.92m (134-3) - 2000 SEC Championships, Baton Rouge, La.
Pole Vault: 3.60m (11-9.75) - 1999 SEC Championships, Athens, Ga. & 2000 SEC Championships, Baton Rouge, La.
Javelin: 50.64m (166-2) - 1998 Florida Coca Cola Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
1,500-meters: 4:55.36 - 1998 Florida Coca Cola Relays, Gainesville, Fla.

2000 AS A JUNIOR: Competed in seven meets (Four Indoor, Three Outdoor)... Did not complete either the SEC Championships or Florida Relays decathlon... Second in the Florida Relays Shuttle Hurdle Relay (Anchor leg with Jones, King and Butler), 56.77- Florida Record...

2000 BESTS: 100m: 11.02; LJ: 22-9.75; SP: 42-0.75; HJ: 5-11.25; 400m: 50.21; 110m HH: 15.06w; Discus: 134-3; PV: 11-9.75; Jav: 99-3.

1999 AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE: Competed in 11 meets (Five indoor, Six outdoor)... Sixth in the Outdoor SEC Championships Decathlon, 6638 points... Competed in, but did not complete the Florida Relays decathlon... 12th in the Indoor SEC Championships Long Jump, 22-8.5 (6.92).

1999 BESTS: Decathlon: 6817; Pentathlon: 3670; 100m: 10.88; LJ: 23-3; SP: 43-11.25; HJ: 6-2; 400m: 49.80; 110m HH: 15.22; Discus: 127-0; PV: 11-9.75; Jav: 162-6; 1500m: 5:12.35; 55m: 6.58; 60m HH: 8.44; 200m: 22.14w; 1000m: 2:58.19.

1998: Third in the Florida Relays Decathlon, 6999- competing unattached... Competed in the first day of the Barnett Bank Invitational Decathlon before withdrawing due to a foot injury.

1997 AS A FRESHMAN: Sixth in his first decathlon competition with 6607 points at the Sea Ray Relays... 18th in the Penn Relays collegiate long jump, 22-5.25... 10th in the Indoor SEC Championships Long Jump, 23-5.5- advanced to the finals.

1999 BESTS: Decat: 6607; 100m: 10.90; LJ: 23-7.25; SP: 39-2.25; HJ: 6-3.25; 400m: 50.96; 110m HH: 15.14; Discus: 127-10; PV: 11-1.75; Jav: 124-0; 1500m: 5:10.66; 55m: 6.71c; 55m HH: 8.07; 200m: 22.05;

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Indoor National Scholastic High School Champion in the pentathlon... All-city and all-state honoree... Set school records in the high jump, long jump, shot put, 110 HH, 400 IH, pentathlon and 4x100m relay... Led City Honors High to four consecutive city championships... Competed for the Buffalo Belles and Brawn Track and Field Club since 1990. High School Coaches: James Garnham, Pat Wyatt and Mike Wech.

PREP BESTS: 100m: 10.9; 200m: 22.8; 400m: 50.9; LJ: 22-10; SP: 47-5; HJ: 6-2; 110 HH: 14.9; Pent: 3610.

"BEYOND THE STATS": Also played soccer at City Honors, earning all-western New York honors... Career ambition is to be a collegiate coach... Selected as the Buffalo Bills Academic/Community Service/Athletic Scholarship winner... Son of Ben and Lois Mesler... Born Steven Michael Mesler on August 27, 1978 in Buffalo, N.Y... Has a younger sister Leigh.

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