Louisiana Tech Track and Field Heads to Arkansas State Invitational Saturday

Jan. 22, 2011

RUSTON, La. - Led by two long jumpers that are ranked in the top 20 in the nation, Louisiana Tech travels to the Arkansas State Invitational Saturday. Tech will be competing against Ole Miss, South Alabama and Central Arkansas, among others.

Chelsea Hayes (ranked No. 18) and Tiana Davis (ranked No. 20) are both nationally ranked as Tech enters this weekend's action. Hayes jumped 19-8.75 while Davis set a mark of 19-8.25 at the Leonard Hilton Invitational in Houston last weekend. Both of the women set personal best marks with their nationally-ranked jumps.

On the men's side, Tech's distance medley relay team is ranked 27th after running 10:21.51 in Houston. The quartet of Jermaine Morris, Wade MaGaha, Jeff Boudreaux and Alwayne Green finished won the competition at the Leonard Hilton Invitational.

Throwing events start at 10 a.m. with running events beginning at 11 a.m.

For complete coverage of Tech Track and Field, please visit the official home of Louisiana Tech Athletics at LATechSports.com.




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