Hadnot, Francis continue to excel among national competition
LA Tech athletes continue to excel in the classroom
University's student-athletes continue to shine in the classroom
Photos from the 2013 Jim Mize Invitational.
2012: Ran 4:34.26 in the mile at the ASTATE Invitational (1/27), placing 15th ... Opened the outdoor season at the Louisiana Classics (3/17) where he placed 13th in the 800m with a time of 2:03.36 ... At the Victor Lopez Classic (3/23), ran 2:01.26 in the 800m to finish 42nd and placed 22nd in the 1,500m with a time of 4:10.10 ... Finished fourth in the 3,000m at the Jim Mize Invitational (4/7) with a time of 9:10.57 ... Finished 21st at the Mississippi Open (4/14) by running 4:11.72 in the 1,500m ... Placed fourth in the 3,000m at the Southeastern Invitational (4/20) with a time of 9:13.62 ... Ran 4:16.48 in the 1,500m at the Golden Eagle Classic (4/28).
2011: Did not compete, redshirted freshman year.
High School: Graduated from Benton High School in 2010 ... Lettered in football, wrestling, cross country and track and field ... Received all-state honors in track in 2007 and in cross country in 2009 ... Team finished third in the state in 2010 ... Coached by Frank Trammell.
Personal: Taylor Scott Ashton ... Son of Cliff and Karen Ashton ... Born on Sept. 8, 1991 in Fort Worth, Texas ... Has one sister, Heather ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Louisiana-Monroe.