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2009 Men's Track & Field Roster

Beau Burroughs

Height
CLASS
Jr./Jr.
Hometown
Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Jesuit HS
Weight
0 lbs.
School
Florida State)
PERSONAL RECORDS

PERSONAL RECORDS

 

INDOOR

Shot Put: 18.53m/60-9.50, 2008 SEC Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.

 

OUTDOOR

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.

 

HONORS

(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.

 

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP

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.

 

 

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