David Aristid

  • Born (age)

Outdoor

  • Ran a personal-best 49.94 in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Championships on June 10, placing fourth overall in the event
  • Placed 1st in the 400-meter hurdles at the BIG EAST Championships on May 8 with a time of 50.03
  • Finished first at the NCAA East Preliminaries on May 27 in the 400-meter hurdles, running a time of 50.09
  • Had wins in the 400-meter hurdles at the Sea Ray Relays and the Polytan Invitational

Indoor

  • Set a new 400 meter PR at Penn State’s Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup (48.31), placing seventh in competition
  • Ran a personal-best 1:03.93 in the 500 meter run at the BIG EAST Championships on Feb. 19
  • At the Minnesota Invite (1/22), placed seventh after running a PR 1:20.28 in the 600 meter run
  • Finished first at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup at Penn State in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 7.79, a new personal best
  • Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 400 meter dash and 60-meter hurdles

2010
Outdoor

  • Placed eighth at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships (6/26), finishing with a time of 50.57
  • Ran 50.79 in the first round (6/24), then posted a time of 50.34 in the semifinal (6/25) to earn the eighth and final spot in the final
  • Earned All-America status after placing fifth in the final of the 400 hurdles at the NCAA Championships (6/12) in a time of 51.05
  • Tied for the fourth-highest finish ever by a men’s track and field athlete at nationals
  • Fifth-place finish was only bettered by Jon Dennis (two-time NCAA champion in 5,000 in 1992 and ’93) and Jimmy Baxter (third in high jump in 2004) and tied Jan-Erik Salo (fifth in 3,000 steeplechase in 2001)
  • Became the fifth-different All-American on the men’s side, the 14th overall for the track and field program
  • Also earned the 24th different All-America honor for the track program
  • Broke his own school record in the semifinal at nationals after placing eighth in 50.13, 0.07 seconds faster than ninth place
  • Became USF’s second-ever men’s national qualifier in the 400 hurdles along with Olympian Kemel Thompson (1996)
  • Ran 50.45 in the first round of the NCAA East Prelim (5/28) to place second, then 50.57 in the quarterfinal to take sixth overall
  • Ran 51.56 in the 400 hurdles and 14.26 in the 110 hurdles at the South Florida Invitational (5/14)
  • Captured the BIG EAST title in the 400 hurdles at the BIG EAST Championships (5/2) in 50.42
  • Set the school record in the process, breaking former Olympian Kemel Thompson’s mark of 50.50 set in 1996
  • Gave USF its third-straight BIG EAST title in the 400 hurdles following two-time champion Glenn Fowler in 2008 and ’09
  • Earned All-BIG EAST honors for his effort
  • Took fourth in the 110 hurdles in 14.20 at BIG EAST after running a PR of 14.15 in the semifinals the day before
  • Also ran in the 4×400 relay the same day as both hurdles finals as the Bulls finished seventh in 3:14.12
  • Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 400 meters, 110 hurdles and 400 hurdles
  • Posted a new PR of 47.50 in the 400 at the LSU Alumni Gold meet (4/17), placing 11th in the faster division
  • Also ran the 200 for the first time in his career, completing the race in 22.55
  • Ran a PR of 51.13 to take first in the 400 hurdles at the Sea Ray Relays (4/9) and also went 14.27 in the 110 hurdles
  • Ran the first leg of the 4×400 relay that set the school record in 3:09.70 at the Relays
  • Posted a PR of 14.17 at the FSU Relays (3/26) in the 110 hurdles and helped the 4×400 relay post a 3:14.58
  • Nearly qualified for the conference championships in the 800 meters after running 1:54.33 at the Relays for the first time ever
  • Took first in the 400 hurdles at the Bulls Invitational (3/19) with a time of 51.63
  • Began the outdoor campaign by running the second-fastest time ever at USF in the 400 in 47.72 at the USF Open (3/5)

Indoor

  • Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 400 meters and 60-meter hurdles
  • Took fifth at the BIG EAST Championships (2/21) in the 60 hurdles in 8.05, and 11th in the 400 in 49.14
  • Took home the 60 hurdles title at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge (Feb. 5) with an 8.04
  • Finished fifth in the 400 at Sykes-Sabock with a personal best of 48.72
  • Also was a member of the 4×400 relay team that place first overall with a time of 3:16.40
  • Won the hurdles title at the Minnesota Invitational (Jan. 23) with a time of 8.04
  • Took fifth in the 400 at the Akron Quad (Jan. 15), running a time of 49.40
  • Had the second-best time at Akron in the 60 hurdles in 8.04
  • Also ran the first leg of the 4×400 relay that finished second in 3:17.59

2009
Outdoor

  • Competed in the 400m hurdles at the NCAA East Regional
  • Took fifth at the BIG EAST Championships in the 400m hurdles in 52.15
  • Helped the 4x400m relay team take seventh at the championships in 3:13.97
  • Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 110 and 400m hurdles and the 4×400 meter relay
  • Earned first place with a personal-best 51.64 in the 400m hurdles at the LSU Alumni Gold meet (April 18)
  • His time at the LSU Alumni Gold meet was the third-best mark in school annals
  • Also set a personal record with a 14.39 in the 100m hurdles at LSU Alumni Gold (April 18)
  • Posted an NCAA regional qualifying mark of 52.39 in the 400m hurdles at the Tailwind Invitational (April 11)
  • Qualified for the BIG EAST Championship in the 400m dash with a 48.98 first-place finish at the USF Open (March 6)
  • Earned the event crown in the 400m hurdles with a 53.51 at the South Florida Quad (March 28)

Park Vista High School

  • County champion in the 110 and 300 hurdles as a senior
  • District champion in the 110 hurdles as a junior
  • District and regional champion in the 300 hurdles senior year
  • Named Sun-Sentinel Athlete of the Year
  • 2008 Palm Beach Post Player of the Year
  • First team all-county and first team all-district honoree
  • Most Valuable Performer Warriors Invitational
  • Earned two varsity letters in track and two in football
  • Coached by Jeff Fossen
  • Member of the Honor Roll

Personal

Born on December 12, 1988 in Red Bank, N.J.
Son of Aris and Clericis Aristil
Has six brothers: Duke, Dieuly, Nemy, Paul, Ledy and Eugene
Brother Dieuly is a professional boxer
Enjoys volunteering with LIFE
Majoring in biomedical sciences