Track & Field Women Ranked Ninth in Regional Rankings

Jan. 28, 2014

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Louisiana Tech’s women’s track and field team was ranked ninth in the region in the first rankings release of the season by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Tuesday.

The regional rankings take the top marks recorded by a team’s student-athletes and score them as if a regional meet was held.

The Lady Techsters are ranked ninth in the region, 11.5 points better than TCU and ahead of in-state foes Tulane (14th) and Louisiana-Lafayette (15th).

The USTFCCCA ranks Pamela Lee first in the South Central Region in the high jump while Kim Francis ranks fourth in the 60m hurdles. Jamelia Johnson, who recently posted the 10th best triple jump mark in school history at the Texas A&M 10 Team Invitational, ranks sixth in the triple jump while the women’s 4x400m relay team ranks seventh in the nation.

The men’s team is ranked 18th in the region, one spot ahead of Conference USA foe Rice (19th). Bulldog senior Trey Hadnot ranks seventh in the region in the 200m while Devin Henderson ranks eighth in the region in the long jump. The men’s 4x400m relay team also ranks eighth in the region.

The dynamic changes when the USTFCCCA ranks the nation as the whole with Louisiana Tech’s men ranking 45th in the nation while the women rank 111st.

Louisiana Tech returns to action on Thursday at the KMS Invitational hosted by Southern Miss at the CrossPlex in Birmingham, Ala.


 

 

For complete coverage of Tech Track and Field and Cross Country, please follow @LATechTandF on Twitter or visit the official home of Louisiana Tech Athletics at LATechSports.com.

#WeAreLATech

  • Official
    LA Tech Store

Happening Now

  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago

Learfield sponsor logo


           

Louisiana Tech Mission Statement header

Louisiana Tech University Athletics Mission is to embody excellence in everything we do.

Develop student-athletes to maximize their potential in mind, body and spirit.

Bring pride, admiration and loyalty to the University family, community and state.

Win with integrity.

Louisiana Tech University header

Tier 1 National University
#1 In Nation
Least average amount of student debt at graduation - Public National Universities
#1 In Louisiana
  • Highest average mid-career salaries for graduates
  • Providing graduates with highest % ROI on their college education
  • Low-cost colleges with highest starting salaries for graduates.
  • Ticketmaster logo

    : @LATechTickets
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. M-F
    Phone: (318) 257-3631
    Fax: (318) 257-4437
    Email: techtickets@latech.edu
    Mailing Address: PO Box 3046, Ruston, LA 71272
    Shipping Address: 1650 West Alabama, Ruston, LA 71270
    Location: Thomas Assembly Center Concourse Level Room 205