Events: 60 Hurdles (8.73)
Made one appearance for the Tigers in the 60-meter hurdles during the 2013 indoor season … Clocked 8.73 seconds for a sixth-place finish at the Texas A&M Triangular meet held in College Station, Texas … Did not compete for the Tigers during the outdoor campaign.
PRIOR TO LSU
A versatile hurdle prospect who is sure to compete in the 60-meter hurdles, 110-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles at LSU … Joined the Tigers with prep personal bests of 7.45 in the 55 hurdles, 13.99 in the 110 hurdles, 36.91 in the 300 hurdles and 54.01 in the 400 hurdles … Wrapped up his prep career at Crete-Monee High School by defending his Illinois Class 3A state championship in the 300-meter hurdles in 2012 … Cracked the Top 10 of the national rankings after running a personal-best time of 36.91 to win the 300 hurdles with No. 10-ranked prep performance nationwide for the 2012 outdoor season … Also claimed the Class 3A state silver medal in the 110-meter hurdles during his senior season after running a wind-aided time of 14.02 in the state final … Set his personal best of 13.99 at the Class 3A Homewood-Flossmoor Sectional prior to the state meet … Clocked his personal record of 54.01 seconds in the 400-meter hurdles to capture the young men’s silver medal at the 2011 USA Track & Field National Junior Olympics Championships held in Wichita, Kan. … Wrapped up the 2011 outdoor season as the No. 36-ranked 400-meter hurdler nationally among all classifications … Was also the nation’s No. 10-ranked prep 400-meter hurdler among members of the Class of 2012 … Swept gold medals in both the 110-meter hurdles (14.35) and 400-meter hurdles (54.41) at the 2011 Illinois Junior Olympics Championships … Won his first Illinois Class 3A state title in the 300 hurdles as a junior in 2011, clocking a seasonal best of 37.60 in the state final … Was the No. 38-ranked 300-meter hurdler nationally among all prep classifications for the 2011 outdoor season … Was also the nation’s No. 11-ranked prep 300-meter hurdler among members of the Class of 2012 … Also captured the bronze medal in the 110 hurdles at the 2011 state meet after running a wind-legal 14.38 in the state final … Was the fourth-place finisher in both the 110 hurdles (14.75) and 300 hurdles (38.66) at the 2010 Illinois Class 3A Outdoor State Championships during his sophomore season … Opened up his senior season indoors in 2012 by running a personal best of 7.45 in the 55-meter hurdles to tie for the No. 16 spot in the national rankings among all classifications … Also ranked No. 13 nationally in the 55 hurdles among members of the Class of 2012 … Competed for the Illinois Storm Track Club as part of the summer track circuit.
Full name is Rashad Ricco Hulbert … Born on Feb. 9, 1994 … Uncle Moses Hulbert and aunt Lashawn Hulbert are his legal guardians … Is an honor roll member at Crete-Monee High School … Helps coordinate an Ignition Program at his high school, where he serves as a role model to the freshman class … Serves as a volunteer track coach during the summer when he is not competing … Majoring in sport administration.