Jarvis Gotch
Jarvis  Gotch

RS Senior

Carencro, La.

High School:
Carencro HS

Last College:
South Plains CC








The Road to Rio Began in Ruston

Nine current and former LA Tech athletes competing for chance to go to Olympics


Mia Adams Finishes as Runner-Up at Texas Relays

Redshirt senior edges a pair of Big 12 opponents


@LATechTandF Wraps up Jim Mize Invitational with Wins from Start to Finish

Wall starts out with hammer win, women's 4x400m relay wraps up with victory


@LATechTandF Qualifies Two for NCAA Indoor Championships

Gotch, Hicks slated to represent the Bulldogs


Hicks Claims Gold at C-USA Championships

Lautric, Maloney get silver


NCAA East Prelims Day 3 Highlights

Highlights from the third and final day of the 2014 NCAA East Preliminary Championships.


NCAA East Prelims Day 1 Highlights

Highlights from the first day of the 2014 NCAA East Prelims


2016 C-USA Indoor Championships - Day One

Photos from the 2016 Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships at the CrossPlex in Birmingham, Alabama.


C-USA Championships Day Three

Photos from the third day of the C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at historic Kidd Field in El Paso, Texas.


Conference USA Championships

Photos from Saturday's action at the C-USA Outdoor Championships

2014 Outdoor NCAA Prelims Qualifier (4x100m Relay, Long Jump)
2014 Outdoor NCAA Championship Qualifier (4x100m Relay, Long Jump)
2014 Outdoor Second Team All-America (4x100m Relay)
2014 Outdoor Honorable Mention All-America (Long Jump)
2015 C-USA Indoor Field Athlete of the Week (Jan. 19)
2015 Outdoor Second Team All-Conference USA (4x100m Relay)

2015: Finished third in the 60m dash at the UAB Blazer Invite (1/9-10) with a finals time of 6.83 after running 6.78 in the prelims ... Set a new school record by almost four inches in the long jump as he won the event at the Texas A&M Team Invitational (1/17) with a mark of 26-2.75 (7.99m) while also placing fifth in the 60m dash with a time of 6.74 after running 6.79 in the prelims ... Broke his own school record and became just the 11th collegian to jump over 8.00m (26-3) since 2010 as he set a world-leading long jump mark of the season, winning the event at the Vanderbilt Indoor Invitational (1/23-24) with a jump of 26-7.75 (8.12m) and ran 6.82 to finish fifth in the 60m ... Placed second in the long jump invitational at the Tyson Invitational (2/13-14) with a mark of 25-9.5 (7.86m), the fourth-best long jump in school history ... Ran the opening leg of the 4x100m relay in the invitational race at the 88th Annual Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays (3/26-28) that finished sixth with a time of 39.94 and also ran the opening leg of the 4x100m relay that ran 40.61 to place 10th in the open relay race ... Ran the opening leg of the 4x100m relay that finished 10th at the Pepsi Florida Relays (4/2-4) with a time of 40.09 ... Was the opening leg of the 4x100m relay that ran 40.48 to finish sixth at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/18) ... Jumped 22-1 (6.73m) at the Leon Johnson Invitational (4/25) to finish 11th ... At the Conference USA Championships (5/14-17), ran the opening leg of the 4x100m relay that finished second with an altitude-adjusted time of 39.94 and jumped 22-7.75 (6.90m) to finish 18th.

2014: Opened his Tech career at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/22) where he won the long jump with a mark of 25-4.75 (7.74m) ... Won the long jump at the UTEP Invitational (4/12) with a jump of 26-0.25 (7.93m), a mark that tied the national lead in 2014 and was the second-best long jump mark in school history ... Jumped 25-8.25 (7.83m) at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/19) to place third ... Ran 10.43 in the 100m dash to finish eighth at the Bobcat Classic (4/26) ... Finished fifth in the long jump with a mark of 25-0 (7.62m) and ran 1072 to finish eighth in the 100m dash after running 10.47 in the prelims at the Conference USA Championships (5/16-18) ... At the NCAA East Prelims (5/29-31), finished fourth in the long jump with a mark of 25-4.5 (7.73m) to advance to the NCAA Championships while also advancing in the 4x100m relay as he ran the opening leg that finished ninth with a time of 39.60 ... Named second team All-America as he ran the opening leg of the 4x100m relay that finished 12th at the NCAA Championships with a time of 39.54 and received honorable mention honors as he placed 22nd in the long jump with a mark of 22-11 (6.98m).

2012-13 (South Plains CC): Competed two years at South Plains Community College ... Set a school record in the long jump at 26-10 ... Coached by Blaine Wiley.

High School: Graduated from Carencro High School in 2011 ... Lettered in basketball and track ... Was a 5A state champion and first team all-state honoree in track and field (long jump) ... Coached by Christopher Kovatch and Stephen Barret.

Personal: Jarvis Malcolm Gotch ... Son of Melissa Gotch ... Born on March 25, 1992 in Lafayette, La. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Arkansas, Mississippi State, LSU, Northwestern State and Ole Miss.


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