NCAA Indoor Championships Begin Friday for LA Tech

Jermey Hicks
March 10, 2016

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Louisiana Tech’s week in Birmingham continues Friday when Bulldog sprinter Jermey Hicks will compete in the 60m dash semifinals at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at the CrossPlex.

The 60m semifinal race featuring LA Tech Track and Field’s Hicks will mark the third Louisiana Tech sport to compete in Birmingham this week alongside the Conference USA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments. It also marks the New Orleans native’s first appearance at the NCAA Indoor Championships.

Hicks solidified his spot when he tied the Conference USA Championship record in the 60m dash with a time of 6.64 in the C-USA Championship prelims, also held at the CrossPlex. The redshirt sophomore would go on to win the gold medal in the finals, running 6.70. The 60m semifinals will begin at 6:30 p.m. CT on Friday, March 11 with the finals race set for 4:45 p.m. CT on Saturday, March 12.

Both days’ track action can be watched on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.

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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