Adams, Craddock Shine on Final Day of UAB Blazer Invitational

Jan. 11, 2015


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Mia Adams and Charla Craddock recorded a pair of top-10 finishes as action at the UAB Blazer Invitational wrapped up late Saturday at the CrossPlex Arena in Birmingham.

Adams finished second in the long jump with a mark of 19-2 (5.84m) and placed eighth in the 60m dash finals with a time of 7.73 while Craddock was fifth in the 60m dash finals with a time of 7.66 and jumped 18-10.75 (5.76m) in the long jump to place fourth.

In all, Louisiana Tech recorded 15 top-10 marks on the final day of competition at the meet.

Denisha Henix (18-7, 5.66m) and Danielle Zenon (18-3.25, 5.57m) also posted top-10 finishes in the long jump as Henix placed sixth and Zenon finished ninth.

LaQuanda James and SaBrittany Angelle both recorded sixth-place finishes as James ran 25.17 in the 200m while Angelle recorded a mark of 46-9 (14.25m) in the shot put.

On the men's side, Jarvis Gotch ran 6.83 to finish third in the 60m dash finals while Anthony Plourde finished fourth in the mile run with a time of 4:25.72. Taylor Ashton closely followed, running 4:28.90 to finish seventh.

Louisiana Tech returns to action on Jan. 17 as Tech will compete in College Station, Texas in the Texas A&M Team Invitational.



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