Jarvis Gotch Set for USATF Indoor Championships Saturday

Feb. 27, 2015

RUSTON, La. - Jarvis Gotch - Louisiana Tech's long jumper that is currently ranked fourth in the world - will compete against some of the country's best amateur and professional athletes Saturday at the USA Track and Field Indoor Championships hosted at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.

Gotch leads the 11-jumper field with a mark of 26-7.75 (8.12m) while Cal Lane follows at 26-4.5 (8.04m). Two other collegians - Charleston Southern's Braxton Drummod and North Carolina A&T's Frank Quarles join Gotch in the competition.

The remainder of the field consists of professional and non-collegiate amateur athletes.

The 2015 USATF Indoor Championships will be broadcast live on Saturday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, March 1 on USATF.tv and NBCSN. All events from these broadcast windows, as well as the combined events on Friday, Feb. 27, will be made available for on-demand viewing on USATF.tv.

Also competing at the USATF Indoor Championships are former Louisiana Tech athletes Trey Hadnot (competing for Nike in the men's 300m) and Tiana Davis (women's 60m hurdles).

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.




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