Wall leads hammer throwers in 13th
Action continues in Starkville Saturday afternoon
LSU Alumni Gold up next for LA Tech
A total of 124 Tech athletes earned the academic honor
LA Tech with three top marks in the state
2014: Opened the year at the UAB Blazer Invite (1/10-11) where he placed 19th in the mile with a time of 4:35.02 ... Ran 9:07.11 to finish ninth in the outdoor season-opening Jim Mize Invitational (3/22) ... Finished 26th in the 5,000m at the Bayou Classic (3/28-29) with a time of 15:46.69 ... Ran 4:13.34 to place 29th in the 1,500m at the Skechers Carl Kight Invitational (4/5-6) ... Finished 12th in the 5k at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/19) with a time of 16:08.17 ... Placed 12th in the 10k at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/16-18), running 32:53.43.
High School: Graduated from West Monroe High School in 2010 ... Lettered in cross country and track ... Ran a 4:45 mile ... Coached by Dwaine McDuffie.
Personal: Josh Colby Pearce ... Son of Corey and Lori Pearce ... Born on Dec. 12, 1991 in West Monroe, La. ... Has three younger siblings: Logan, Parker and Luke ... Brother, Logan, runs cross country and track at Louisiana-Lafayette.