Louisiana Tech sprinter Jermey Hicks was named the Conference USA Track Athlete of the Week Tuesday after running the third-fastest 100m dash time at the LSU Alumni Gold.
Janiel recorded her second win in as many weeks and Jermey Hicks ran the nation’s ninth-fastest 100m dash time as Louisiana Tech posted 27 top-10 finishes at the LSU Alumni Gold meet Saturday.
Louisiana Tech will test itself against the best in the nation and the world Saturday at the LSU Alumni Gold with a meet featuring 16 NCAA Champions, 36 All-Americans and two World Championship medalists past and present at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge.
Louisiana Tech recorded five wins and had 27 different marks score as Tech wrapped up action at the Southeastern Lion Invitational late Saturday in Hammond.
For Louisiana Tech, this weekend’s track and field competition is not a state championship meet but it may have the appearance of one. LA Tech will face nearly every Louisiana-based university in Hammond at the Southeastern Lion Invitational.
Louisiana Tech turned in 14 performances that garnered podium (top three) finishes as action wrapped up on the final day of the Leon Johnson NSU Invitational hosted by Northwestern State in Natchitoches.
Halfway through the decathlon competition at the Leon Johnson NSU Invitational hosted by Northwestern State in Natchitoches, Louisiana Tech’s Jordan Patrick is in second place as the first day of competition came to a close Friday evening.
After back-to-back meets in Texas, Louisiana Tech’s track and field program returns to The Pelican State for three consecutive meets starting with the Leon Johnson NSU Invitational hosted by Northwestern State in Natchitoches.