Sprinter Martin Advances to World Junior Final
IAAF World Junior Meet
EUGENE, Ore. – Lady Tiger freshman Jada Martin will sprint for a place on the medal podium during Friday's action at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships after advancing to the final of the women's 200-meter dash with her performance in Thursday's qualifying rounds of the event at Oregon's Hayward Field.
Wales Opens Track & Field Junior World Meet
Track & Field Junior World Meet 1
EUGENE, Ore. – Lady Tiger freshman Rebekah Wales was the first of the LSU Track & Field contingent to compete at this year's IAAF World Junior Championships as she stepped onto the javelin runway in Tuesday's opener at Oregon's Hayward Field as she threw a series best of 154 feet, 2 inches on her first throw for a 24th-place finish in the competition.
Three Athletes Ready for World Junior Meet
IAAF World Junior Championship
BATON ROUGE – Three LSU Lady Tigers will step onto the world stage this week as freshmen Jada Martin and Rebekah Wales and Class of 2014 recruit Daeshon Gordon make the trip to Eugene, Oregon, to compete against the very best junior athletes from across the globe at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships beginning Tuesday at Oregon's Hayward Field.
Track's Gordon on Jamaica Junior World Team
Gordon on Jamaica Junior Team
BATON ROUGE – LSU's Class of 2014 signee Daeshon Gordon is certainly one of the nation's top hurdle recruits in the wake of a brilliant senior season at Northeast High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and she will now compete on an international stage with Jamaica at the IAAF World Junior Championships to be held later this month.
Martin, Wales Advance to Junior World Meet
USA Junior Track & Field Day 2
EUGENE, Ore. – Sunday's finale at the 2014 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be one to remember for Lady Tiger freshmen Jada Martin and Rebekah Wales as each earned their spot on Team USA competing at the IAAF World Junior Championships with silver-medal-winning second-place finishes at Oregon's Hayward Field.