Richardson barely misses on school record
Vassell with best weight throw mark of any Techster since 2002
Strong start to 2013 season for Louisiana Tech
Hayes garners five of Tech's 13 All-Louisiana honors
Kim Francis advances in 100m Hurdles
2012 Indoor Second Team All-WAC (60m, 200m)
2012: Opened the year at the UAB Blazer Invite (1/12) where he placed 31st in the 60m dash with a time of 7.03 and 41st in the 200m with a time of 22.98 ... Ran 6.64 in the 55m dash to place 10th and 22.11 in the 200m to finish seventh at the AState Invitational (1/27/2012) ... At the Tyson Invitational (2/10-11), finished 32nd in the 60m with a time of 6.95 and placed 52nd in the 200m, running 22.62 ... At the WAC Indoor Championships (2/24-25), finished sixth in the 200m dash with a finals time of 22.27 after running 22.39 in the prelims and placed fourth in the 60m dash with a time of 6.99 to garner a pair of all-WAC second team honors ... Opened the outdoor season at the Louisiana Classics (3/17) where he placed 17th in the 200m dash with a time of 22.32 ... Finished 18th in the 100m dash at the Victor Lopez Classic (3/23) with a time of 10.96 while also placing 29th in the 200m with a time fo 22.34 ... At the Jim Mize Invitational (4/7), finished fifth in the 100m dash with a time of 10.80 and placed eighth in the 200m with a time of 21.87 while also running the anchor leg of the 4x100m relay that won with a time of 40.45 ... Ran 10.71 in the 100m dash at the Mississippi Open (4/14) to place 16th ... At the WAC Championships (5/10-11), finished seventh in the 100m dash with a time fo 10.98 after running 10.80 in the prelims and placed eighth in the 200m dash with a time fo 22.12 after running 21.97 in the prelims ... Ran the anchor leg of the 4x100m relay at the NCAA East Prelims (5/24-26) that placed 21st with a time of 41.16.
High School: Lettered all four years in track at West Orange High School ... Was a high school all-American his senior year (2011) ... Helped his team win three consecutive Texas state championships (2009-10-11) ... Ran on the 4x100m and 4x200m relay teams that set the Texas state record ... Won three state titles in the 4x100m relay and two state titles in the 4x200m relay ... Coached by Toby Foreman.
Personal: Edward Ivory ... Son of Edward and Patrice Ivory ... Born on Jan. 5, 1993 in Frankfurt, Germany ... Has one older sister, Latreace, and one younger brother, Paul ... Mother, Patrice, ran track at Prairie View A&M while his sister, Latreace, ran track at McNeese State ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Houston and UTSA.