2010: Did not compete during the indoor season... Finished fifth in two events at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/20), running the 100m dash in 11.09 and the 200m in 22.41... At the LSU Relays (3/26-27), finished 33rd in the 100m with a time of 11.22 and ran the third leg of the 4x200m relay that finished third with a time of 1:25.91... Ran the anchor leg of the 4x100m relay team that placed sixth with a time of 41.08 at the Ole Miss Invitational (4/10)... Ran 11.20 in the 100m at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/17)... At the Northwestern State Invitational (5/1), finished 14th in the 100m with a personal record time of 10.80 and 17th in the 200m with a personal record time of 22.19... Finished ninth with personal best times in the 100m and 200m prelims at the WAC Outdoor Championships (5/12-15), running 10.74 in the 100m and 21.98 in the 200m.
2009: Ran 53.09 in the 400m to finish 29th at the Lincoln Hilton Memorial (1/16)... Ran the 400m in 52.30 at the Razorback Invitational (1/23)... Opened outdoor season with a 51.98 time in the 400m at the Dr. Pepper Invitational (3/21)... Ran 10.95 in the 100m dash at the Ole Miss Invitational (4/11) to finish 33rd... Finished fifth in the 100m dash at the Cole-Lancon Twi-Light with a time of 11.55.
2008: Redshirted the 2008 track season.
High School: Lettered one season under Mike Crenshaw for the Alexandria Senior High Trojans... Elected team MVP in 2007... Helped Alexandria HS earn district and area championships in 2007... Lettered three seasons in football at the safety position... Also lettered in power lifting... Received All-District honors in football, along with being named MVP for defense...
Personal: Son of TA and Gwen Messina... Has three brothers: Tony, Kevin and Joey... Has one sister: Amanda... Born May 5, 1989 in Alexandria, La.... Chose LA Tech over Northwestern State and Louisiana College... Majoring in mechanical engineering.