- Josh Pederson
- Clermont, Fla. (South Lake)
Heptathlon: 3,672, 2010 Jimmy Carnes Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
Shot Put: 7.23m/23-8.75, 2011 FSU Twilight, Tallahassee, Fla.
2011 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Focused solely on long jump in his redshirt freshman campaign, competing in four meets … Charted a career-best 7.23m/23-8.75 at the FSU Twilight meet … Captured second place at the UCF Invitational by jumping a then-career-best 7.22m/23-8.25.
2010 AS A FRESHMAN: Participated in two meets as a true freshman … Competed at the ERAU Last Chance meet … Captured sixth at the Jimmy Carnes Invitational, scoring 3,672 in the heptathlon.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Coached by Chad and Amber Grabowski at South Lake High School … Bests of 22-3 (long jump), 6-2 (high jump) 42-9 (triple jump) … Team won the 2008 and 2009 district championship and the 2007 regional championship … Was high school track teammates with current Gator Jeff Demps.