- Beau Burroughs
- 6' 1"
- Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Jesuit HS
- 250 lbs.
- Florida State)
Shot Put: 18.53m/60-9.50, 2008 SEC Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
Shot Put: 17.74m/58-2.50, 2008 Mississippi Open, Oxford, Miss.
Discus: 53.04m/174-0, 2008 Pepsi Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
Javelin: 53.41m/175-2, 2007 Miami Elite Invitational, Coral Gables, Fla.
(One-time All-American, one-time SEC champion) 2008 NCAA Indoor All-American - Shot Put; 2008 SEC Indoor champion - Shot Put.
2008 AS A JUNIOR: Wins (7): (o) Mississippi Open shot put (17.74m/58-2.50); Pepsi Florida Relays A shot put top collegian (17.05m/55-11.25); Snowbird Invitational shot put top collegian (16.79m/55-1); (i) SEC Indoor Championships (18.53m/60-9.50); Rod McCravy Memorial shot put top collegian (18.35m/60-2.50); Tom Jones Memorial Classic shot put top collegian (17.93/58-10); Big Ten/SEC Challenge shot put (18.04m/59 2.25) Bests of 18.53m/60-7.50 (shot put) and 53.04m/174-0 (discus) Competed in 14 meets (seven indoor, seven outdoor)\ Took eighth in shot put (17.67m/57-11.75) at SEC Outdoor Championships Improved outdoor shot put PR to 17.74m/58-2.50 en route to winning event at Mississippi Open Registered then-outdoor PR of 17.50m/57-5 at Sun Angel Track Classic to place eighth Finished as top collegian in A shot put at Pepsi Florida Relays with NCAA regional-qualifying toss of 17.05m/55-11.25 Also placed second in discus with\ career-best and NCAA regional-qualifying mark of 53.04m/174-0 Topped collegiate field in shot put (16.79m/55-1) and placed second in discus with personal-best mark of 51.66m/169-6 at Snowbird Invitational Finished 10th overall, and eighth among Americans, in shot put at NCAA Indoor Championships with mark of 17.95m/58-10.75, earning first All-America honor of his career Uncorked a career-best heave of 18.53m/60-9.50 on his second attempt to win first-career SEC shot put title Recorded fourth-place finish in shot put at Iowa State Classic with NCAA provisional mark of 17.93m/58-10 Became just sixth man in school history to heave the shot 60 feet indoors, finishing as the top collegian at Rod McCravy Memorial with personal best and NCAA provisional-qualifying mark of 18.35m/60-2.50 Top collegian and overall runner-up in shot put at Tom Jones Memorial Classic with NCAA provisional mark of 17.93m/58-10 Opened the 2008 season with a bang, improving his career-best toss in shot put by more than three feet en route to collecting his first-career victory and NCAA provisional mark at Big Ten/SEC Challenge His career-best toss moved him into 10th place on the UF all-time indoor shot put list.
2007 AS A SOPHOMORE
Best of 17.41m/57-1.50 (shot put) Competed in nine meets (four indoor, five outdoor) Came up two inches shy of personal record with mark of 17.36m/56-11.50 to take 11th at NCAA East Regional Championships Improved on outdoor PR by more than three feet to record first NCAA regional qualifying mark of career and finish sixth in shot put (17.41m/57-1.50) at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships Second in shot put (16.36m/53-8.25) and third in javelin (53.41m/175-2) at Miami Elite Invitational Fourth in shot put (16.28m/53-5) at Pepsi Florida Relays Finished 10th in shot put at SEC Indoor Championships with toss of 16.82m/55-2.25 Fourth in first meet of career with throw of 16.79m/55-1 in shot put at Florida Intercollegiate.
2006 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN
Did not compete for Florida.
PRIOR TO FLORIDA
Redshirted at Florida State in 2004-05 season.
Bests of 178-2 in discus and 63-2 in shot put 2004 Florida Class 2A state champion in shot put and discus Posted mark of 61-7.50 to win shot put and 178-2 to win discus Earned 2004 Bill Shields Award as Hillborough County Track & Field Athlete of the Year Was an alternate in the shot put for 2005 USA Junior National Team Set records at Jesuit in both shot put and discus Team won 2003 Class 2A state title Took third at 2005 U.S. Junior Outdoor Championships with mark of 61-5.75 in shot put and was just 1.25 inches short of second place and spot on Pan Am Games roster 2004 graduate of Tampa Jesuit High School.