WAC Championships - Final Day
Quartet of sophomores score, Francis and Hadnot run top times
Six athletes set personal records
Hadnot, Francis continue to excel among national competition
Jason Morgan sets world leading discus throw
2012: Finished 10th in the 60m hurdles at the UAB Blazer Invitational (1/12) with a time of 9.08 after running 9.22 in the prelims ... At the AState Invitational (1/27), finished fourth in the finals of the 55m hurdles with a time of 8.65 after running 8.97 in the prelims, finished fifth in the long jump with a mark of 17-8.25/5.39m and placed seventh in the triple jump with a mark of 36-10.25/11.23m ... At the WAC Indoor Championships (2/24-25), finished seventh in the 60m hurdles with a time of 9.02 after running 8.95 in the prelims, placed 13th in the triple jump with a mark of 35-5.25 (10.80m) and jumped 14-5.75 (4.41m) in the long jump to finish 18th ... Opened the outdoor season at the Louisiana Classics (3/17), placing 12th in the 100m hurdles with a time of 15.37 ... At the Victor Lopez Classic (3/23), finished 25th in the 100m hurdles with a time of 15.46 ... Placed second in the 100m hurdles at the Jim Mize Invitational (4/7) with a time of 14.91 ... At the Mississippi Open (4/14), placed 10th in the long jump with a mark of 18-3.75 (5.58m) and finished 13th in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.95 ... Finished seventh in the long jump at the Southeastern Invitational (4/20) with a season-best mark of 18-10.75 (5.76m) ... Followed that the next day with a season-best 100m hurdles time of 14.73 to place 11th at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/21) ... At the Golden Eagle Classic (4/28), finished third in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.81 and placed seventh in the long jump with a mark of 18-5.25 (5.62m) ... At the WAC Championships (5/10-11), finished ninth in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.85, placed 11th in the triple jump with a mark of 36-6.75 (11.14m) and finished 15th in the long jump with a mark of 16-9.75 (5.12m).
High School: Graduated from McDonough 35 High School in 2011 ... Lettered in track and field and basketball ... Ran on the 4x200m relay that ranked 11th in the nation ... Coached by Frank Daggs.
Personal: Marlesia Carey ... Daughter of Marlon Brown and Lakesia Carey ... Is one of five siblings ... Born on April 14, 1993 in New Orleans, La. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana-Monroe, Southern and Southeastern Louisiana.