Louisiana Tech Athletes Head to NCAA Track and Field Championships

June 9, 2010

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RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech's track and field program opens competition at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Wednesday with eight student-athletes having advanced to the final round of competition. Action gets underway on Wednesday, June 9 with Ruston native Larry Jones competing in the discus at 4 p.m. CT.

Several LA Tech athletes will compete on Wednesday with the discus kicking off the action. Western Athletic Conference Indoor and Outdoor Male Track Performer of the Year Albert Fullwood will compete in the 400m semifinals at 7 p.m. with Kamelia Stroy competing in the women's semifinals at 7:15 p.m. Fullwood advanced to Eugene after becoming the first Louisiana Tech athlete to ever run a sub-46 second time in the 400m dash, running 45.72 at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships in Greensboro, N.C. on May 28.

In other action this week, Tiana Davis will compete in the long jump and Billy Ray Walker will compete in the 110m hurdles before the women's 4x400m relay hits the track on Friday.

Live event results and live video will be available for the entire national championship meet.

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




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