University's student-athletes continue to shine in the classroom
Tech wraps up regular season next weekend
Vassell wins two events, Richardson excels in sprints
LA Tech student-athletes continue to shine in classroom
2012: Finished third in the 5k at the AState Invitational (1/27) with a time of 16:22.99 ... Ran 15:29.75 in the 5k at the Victor Lopez Classic (3/23) to open the outdoor season ... Won the 3k at the Jim Mize Invitational (4/7) with a time of 8:57.69) ... Placed third in the 5k at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/21) with a time of 15:40.71 ... Ran 15:57.21 in the 5k at the WAC Championships (5/8-11) to finish 13th.
2011: Finished eighth in the 5k at the Arkansas State Invitational with a tiem of 15:45.39 ... Opened the outdoor season at the LSU Relays (3/25-26) where he finished sixth in the 5k with a time of 15:32.71 ... At the Jim Mize Invitational (4/1-2), finished third in the 3k with a personal best time of 8:52.77 and placed fifth in the 1,500m, running 4:10.47 ... Placed fourth in the 1,5,00m at the Northwestern State Invitational (4/16) with a time of 4:10.67 ... Finished second in the 5k with a time of 15:53.20 at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/23/2011) ... Ran 16:02.40 in the 5k to finish 21st overall at the WAC Championships (5/10-13).
2010: Did not compete during the indoor season... Finished fifth in the 3,000m at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/20)... Placed eighth in the 3,000m steeplechase at LSU's Alumni Gold meet (4/17) with a time of 10:12.49... Ran the 10,000m at the WAC Outdoor Championships (5/12-15) and finished 11th but did not record a time as the race was cut short due to lightning.
2009: His lone race of the indoor season came at the Texas A&M Invitational (2/13) where he ran 4:34.41 in the mile to finish 23rd... Opened outdoor season with a 24th place finish in the 800m at the Dr. Pepper Invitational (3/21), running 2:03.52... Was the runner-up in the 1,500m at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/28) with a time of 4:19.93... Ran 4:12.61 in the 1,500m at the Ole Miss Invitational (4/11) to place 28th... Ran 4:09.97 in the 1,500m at the LSU Alumni Gold Invite (4/18) to finish 22nd... Won the 1,500m at the Cole-Lancon Twi-Light (4/30).
High School: Lettered three years for coach Martin Poole at Caddo Magnet High School... Qualified for state in the mile his senior year... Qualified for regionals in the two mile his senior year.
Personal: Son of David Slocum and Diana Hamiter... Has five brothers: Noah Slocum, Jonathan Slocum, Caleb Carroll, Davis Carroll and Jonathan Carroll... Has two sisters: Bitsy Hamiter and Anna Claire Hamiter... Majoring in chemical engineering with a minor in chemistry... Born August 29, 1989 in Shreveport, La.