Hicks, Gotch go 1-2 in 60m dash prelims, Tech claims silver in both long jumps
Women's 4x400m relay claims gold in last race of day
Lady Techsters improve time to top-15 in the nation
Gotch leads collegiate ranks
Photos from the 2014 Jim Mize Invitational
2014: Opened the year at the UAB Blazer Invite (1/10-11) where he finished 42nd in the 400m with a time of 52.67 ... Finished 16th in the 400m with a time of 51.81 and ran the anchor leg of the 4x400m relay "B" team that placed sixth with a time of 3:22.02 at the Southern Miss Invitational (1/30) ... Ran 52.01 in the 400m to finish 10th at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/22) ... Placed 27th in the 400m with a time of 51.30 at the Skechers Carl Kight Invitational (4/5-6) ... Ran 51.40 in the 400m at the Bobcat Classic (4/26) to place 20th.
High School: Graduated from Captain Shreve High School in 2013 ... Lettered in football and track and field ... Led Captain Shreve to the 4x400 5A State Championship ... Coached by Keith Bilbo, Marrita Hunt, and Lamark Carter.
Personal: Jared Deandre' Shepherd ... Born on January 18, 1995 in Shreveport, La. ... Son of Monica and Collier Mickle ... Has two siblings, Johnathan and Deidre' Shepherd ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Ole Miss and Louisiana-Lafayette.