Esmeralda Garcia
Esmeralda Garcia
Full Name:  Esmeralda Freitas Garcia


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FSU Career
Track & Field
Year  Pos     Hgt  Wgt  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
79-80 S-R-LJ  5-4       Fr       Belo Horizonte, Brazil          
80-81 S-R-LJ  5-4       Fr-R *   Belo Horizonte, Brazil          
84-85 S-LJ-TJ 5-4  120  Jr-R *   Belo Horizonte, Brazil          
85-86 S-LJ-TJ 5-4  120  Sr-R *   Belo Horizonte, Brazil          


Awards
Track & Field
Year  Award
1981  Assoc of Intercollegiate Ath for Women Championships - 4x200-Meter Relay - 1st Leg (1st) - Indoor
      Assoc of Intercollegiate Ath for Women Championships - 60 Meters (2nd) - Indoor
      Assoc of Intercollegiate Ath for Women Championships - Long Jump (2nd) - Indoor
      Assoc of Intercollegiate Ath for Women Championships - 4x100-Meter Relay - 1st Leg (1st) - Outdoor
      Assoc of Intercollegiate Ath for Women Championships - Long Jump (2nd) - Outdoor
      Assoc of Intercollegiate Ath for Women Championships - 100 Meters (5th) - Outdoor
      Assoc of Intercollegiate Ath for Women Championships - 4x200-Meter Relay - 1st Leg (6th) - Outdoor
1985  NCAA Championships - Triple Jump (1st) - Indoor
      NCAA Championships - Long Jump (3rd) - Indoor
      NCAA Championships - Triple Jump (1st) - Outdoor
      NCAA Championships - Long Jump (3rd) - Outdoor
      NCAA Championships - 4x100-Meter Relay - 1st Leg (3rd) - Outdoor
      NCAA Championships - 100 Meters (5th) - Outdoor
1986  NCAA Championships - Long Jump (2nd) - Indoor
      NCAA Championships - Triple Jump (3rd) - Outdoor
      NCAA Championships - 4x100-Meter Relay - 1st Leg (5th) - Outdoor
Elected into the FSU Hall of Fame in 2015
Long-jumper/Triple-jumper/Sprinter from Belo Horizonte, Brazil...was a seven-time All-American as a freshman in 1981 and set school records in the 60m (indoor), 100m (outdoor) and the long jump...returned to Brazil with her husband when his funding for school ran out...continued her FSU career in 1984-85...in 1985 won both the indoor and outdoor NCAA triple jump titles...set the world record in the triple jump in 1985 with a jump of 44-4...helped lead the women's track team to a 1st place finish in the 1985 NCAA Indoor (she scored 16 out of the team's 36 points) and 2nd in the 1985 NCAA Outdoor Championship (21.5 out of 46), a 2nd in the 1981 AIAW Indoor (18.5 out of 46) and 3rd in the 1981 AIAW Outdoor (12.75 out of 40)...won the 100m in the 1983 Pan American Games...was on the Brazilian Olympic Team in 1976 and 1984.


FSU Statistics
Track & Field
   Date    Opponent/Meet                  Event                         Place      Results       Points
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            1980 Season
03/22/1980 LADY GATOR FLORIDA RELAYS      100 Meters                      3          11.91         3
03/22/1980 LADY GATOR FLORIDA RELAYS      200 Meters                      5          25.1          1
            1981 Season
01/10/1981 LSU INDOOR                     Long Jump (I)                   1    19- 7.50    5.98m   5
01/10/1981 LSU INDOOR                     60-Yard Dash (I)                1           6.90         5
02/21/1981 LSU INVITATIONAL               60-Yard Dash (I)                2           6.91         4
03/14/1981 AIAW INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP       60 Meters (I)                   2           7.34         8
03/14/1981 AIAW INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP       Long Jump (I)                   2    20- 9.25    6.33m   8
03/18/1981 FLORIDA STATE QUAD             100 Meters                      1          11.3          5
03/21/1981 LADY GATOR INVITATIONAL        100 Meters                      1          11.67         5
03/21/1981 LADY GATOR INVITATIONAL        Long Jump                       1    21- 6.50    6.57m   5
03/28/1981 GEORGIA WOMEN'S INVITATIONAL   100 Meters                      2          11.81         4
04/24/1981 FLORIDA STATE QUAD             Long Jump                       4    18- 1.25    5.52m   2
04/24/1981 FLORIDA STATE QUAD             100 Meters                      2          11.7          4
04/24/1981 FLORIDA STATE QUAD             200 Meters                      2          23.9          4
05/01/1981 FLORIDA                        Long Jump                       2    19- 1.50    5.83m   3
05/01/1981 FLORIDA                        100 Meters                      1          11.5          5
05/17/1981 VIRGINIA INVITATIONAL          Long Jump                       2    20- 2.25    6.15m   4
05/17/1981 VIRGINIA INVITATIONAL          100 Meters                      1          11.2          5
05/17/1981 VIRGINIA INVITATIONAL          200 Meters                      2          23.6          4
05/30/1981 AIAW OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP      Long Jump                       2    20- 8.50    6.31m   8
05/30/1981 AIAW OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP      100 Meters                      5          11.29         2
            1985 Season
01/26/1985 LSU RELAYS                     Triple Jump (I)                 1    42- 7.50   12.99m   5
01/26/1985 LSU RELAYS                     60-Yard Dash (I)                2           7.00         4
02/03/1985 UF WOMEN'S INDOOR              55-Meter Dash (I)               3           6.99         3
02/03/1985 UF WOMEN'S INDOOR              300 Meters (I)                  4          40.10         2
02/03/1985 UF WOMEN'S INDOOR              Long Jump (I)                   1    19- 9.00    6.02m   5
02/09/1985 FOUR-WAY MEET                  Long Jump (I)                   2    19- 7.75    5.99m   4
02/09/1985 FOUR-WAY MEET                  60-Yard Dash (I)                4           6.99         2
02/09/1985 FOUR-WAY MEET                  Triple Jump (I)                 1    42- 5.75   12.95m   5
02/09/1985 FOUR-WAY MEET                  300-Yard Dash (I)               2          35.53         4
03/02/1985 UF CLASSIC                     Long Jump (I)                   1    19- 9.50    6.03m   5
03/02/1985 UF CLASSIC                     Triple Jump (I)                 1    43- 3.50   13.20m   5
03/02/1985 UF CLASSIC                     55-Meter Dash (I)               2           6.84         4
03/09/1985 NCAA INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP       Long Jump (I)                   3    20- 9.00    6.32m   6
03/09/1985 NCAA INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP       Triple Jump (I)                 1    44- 4.00   13.51m  10
03/15/1985 TALLAHASSEE TUNEUP             400 Meters                      1          55.35         5
04/06/1985 TEXAS RELAYS                   100 Meters                      3          11.43         3
04/20/1985 EASTERN AIRLINES INVITATIONAL  Long Jump                       1    20- 6.50    6.26m   5
04/20/1985 EASTERN AIRLINES INVITATIONAL  Triple Jump                     1    41- 7.75   12.69m   5
04/20/1985 EASTERN AIRLINES INVITATIONAL  200 Meters                      5          23.8          1
05/04/1985 FLORIDA INVITATIONAL           100 Meters                      2          11.47         4
05/25/1985 MEET OF CHAMPIONS              Long Jump                       2    20-10.00    6.35m   4
05/25/1985 MEET OF CHAMPIONS              200 Meters                      1          23.61         5
06/01/1985 NCAA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP      100 Meters                      5          11.38         4
05/31/1985 NCAA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP      200 Meters                     15          23.59        
05/31/1985 NCAA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP      Long Jump                       3    21- 7.00    6.58m   6
06/01/1985 NCAA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP      Triple Jump                     1    43- 7.50   13.30m  10
            1986 Season
01/11/1986 ALL-COMERS INDOOR              55-Meter Dash (I)               5           7.19         2
01/25/1986 LSU RELAYS                     Long Jump (I)                   4    19- 8.50    6.01m   2
02/02/1986 FLORIDA SEVEN-WAY MEET         Long Jump (I)                   1    19- 4.25    5.90m   5
02/02/1986 FLORIDA SEVEN-WAY MEET         Triple Jump (I)                 1    40- 2.25   12.25m   5
02/08/1986 FLORIDA SIX-WAY MEET           Triple Jump (I)                 1    40- 6.00   12.34m   5
02/08/1986 FLORIDA SIX-WAY MEET           Long Jump (I)                   2    19- 9.75    6.04m   4
02/16/1986 LSU TRIANGULAR MEET            60-Yard Dash (I)                4           7.12         2
02/16/1986 LSU TRIANGULAR MEET            Triple Jump (I)                 2    39- 5.25   12.02m   4
03/09/1986 FLORIDA FAST TIME INVITATIONAL Long Jump (I)                   1    20- 5.25    6.23m   5
03/09/1986 FLORIDA FAST TIME INVITATIONAL Triple Jump (I)                 1    40- 7.00   12.37m   5
03/15/1986 NCAA INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP       Long Jump (I)                   2    21- 0.00    6.40m   8
03/29/1986 FLORIDA RELAYS                 Long Jump                       5    20- 1.00    6.12m   1
04/12/1986 TAMPA INVITATIONAL             Triple Jump                     1    40- 7.00   12.37m   5
04/12/1986 TAMPA INVITATIONAL             Long Jump                       1    20- 8.25    6.31m   5
05/03/1986 NATIONAL INVITATIONAL CHAMPS   Long Jump                       3    20- 1.75    6.14m   6
05/03/1986 NATIONAL INVITATIONAL CHAMPS   Triple Jump                     1    41-11.25   12.78m  10
05/24/1986 GATORADE CLASSIC               Triple Jump                     1    42- 6.75   12.97m   5
05/31/1986 SEMINOLE TWILIGHT              Long Jump                       1    21- 6.75    6.57m   5
05/31/1986 SEMINOLE TWILIGHT              Triple Jump                     1    43- 6.50   13.27m   5
06/04/1986 NCAA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP      Long Jump                      10    20- 5.75    6.24m  
06/07/1986 NCAA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP      Triple Jump                     3    44-10.75   13.68m   6