LA Tech sweeps sprints on men's and women's side
Ballard wins pole vault, Orduno wins hammer
Pearce places 12th in 10k
14 personal or season best marks recorded by Tech athletes
Joshua Cox smashes own school record
Photos from the second day of the 2015 Jim Mize Invitational
Photos from the final day of the 2014 C-USA Outdoor Championships.
Photos from the 2014 Jim Mize Invitational
Photos from the first day of the 2014 Conference USA Indoor Championships. All photos by Ben Breland.
2014 Indoor Second Team All-Conference USA (Weight Throw)
2014 Indoor Third Team All-Conference USA (Shot Put)
2014: Opened his LA Tech career at the UAB Blazer Invitational (1/10-11) where he finished 11th in the weight throw with a mark of 51-11.25 (15.83m) and placed 12th in the shot put with at hrow of 46-10 (14.27m) ... Threw the shot put 51-3.75 (15.64m) to place fifth and finished 14th in the weight throw with a mark of 49-4.25 (15.04m) at the Texas A&M 10 Team Invitational (1/18) ... Recorded a pair of fourth place finishes at the Southern Miss Invitational (1/30) with a 54-1 (16.48m) mark in the weight throw and a 50-7.25 (15.42m) throw in the shot put ... At the Tyson Invitational (2/14-15), finished 14th in the weight throw with a mark of 53-3.75 (16.25m) and placed 21st in the shot put with a throw of 49-10.5 (15.20m) ... Garnered a pair of all-conference honors at the C-USA Indoor Championships (2/28-3/1) as he finished second in the weight throw with a mark of 56-8.5 (17.28m) and placed third in the shot put with a throw of 52-3.75 (15.94m) ... Opened the outdoor season at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/22) where he won the shot put with a throw of 52-0.5 (15.86m), finished fifth in the hammer with a throw of 170-7 (52.00m) and placed sixth in the discus with a throw of 156-5 (47.68m) ... Notched the third-best hammer throw in school history with a mark of 175-2 (53.39m) as he placed fifth at the Skechers Carl Kight Invitational (4/5-6) while also finishing third in the shot put with a throw of 51-8.25 (15.75m) and finishing seventh in the discus with a throw of 146-2 (44.55m) ... Won both the shot put (53-7.75/16.35m) and the discus (156-4/47.65m) at the UTEP Invitational (4/12) while placing third in the hammer (163-2/49.75m) ... Set a new school record in the hammer with a throw of 186-3 (56.78m) to place eighth at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/19) ... At the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/16-18), finished fourth in the hammer with a throw of 181-0 (55.17m), placed ninth in the shot put with a mark of 51-7 (15.72m) and threw the discus 144-9 (44.13m) to finish 16th.
Previous School: Pima Community College ... 2012 Regional Hammer Champion ... Ninth place nationally in shot put at NJCAAA Indoor Nationals.
High School: Graduated from Dobson High School in 2011 ... Lettered in wrestling, football, and track.
Personal: Saul Aaron Orduno ... Born on December 26, 1992 ... Son of Ezaul Orduno and Elia Cuervo ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Northern Arizona, Arkansas, Boise State, Colorado, and New Mexico.