Events: 100M (10.43w/10.65), 200M (IN: 22.28; OUT: 21.70w/22.06)
Lettered both indoors and outdoors in his debut season with the Tigers in 2017 ... Lined up in the 200-meter dash at the SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships held in Nashville, Tennessee ... Placed 28th in 200-meter qualifying at the SEC Indoor meet with a time of 22.28 seconds ... Also ran the 400-meter leg on LSU's distance medley relay team that clocked 9 minutes, 51.08 seconds for eighth place at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Was the 33rd-place finisher in the preliminary round of the 200-meter dash at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a seasonal-best wind-aided time of 21.90 (+3.0) ... Opened his outdoor season with back-to-back ninth-place finishes in the 100 meters at the Louisiana Classics (10.95) and Battle on the Bayou (10.89) ... Sprinted to a seasonal-best time of 10.86 (+2.9) in the 100-meter dash at the Beach Invitational ... Ran a season-opening 22.09 (+0.8) in the 200 meters at LSU's own Battle on the Bayou.
PRIOR TO LSU
An emerging sprint talent in his native Trinidad & Tobago as a specialist in the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes … Signed with the Tigers with wind-legal personal bests of 10.65 seconds in the 100 meters and 22.06 in the 200 meters … Also ran wind-aided bests of 10.43 in the 100 meters and 21.70 in the 200 meters … A Carifta Games Under-20 Bronze Medalist during the 2015 season after helping Trinidad & Tobago reach the medal podium in the 4x100-meter relay in the event held in St. Kitts & Nevis … Part of a team that clocked 40.55 for the U-20 bronze medal at the 2015 Carifta Games … Also lined up in the 100-meter dash at the Carifta Games that season … Sprinted to his personal-best time of 10.62 (+1.3) in the 100 meters at junior nationals in his native Trinidad & Tobago during the 2015 season … Also ran his fastest 200 meters under all conditions with a time of 21.70 (+3.4) in 2015 … Stepped onto the international stage for the first time in 2014 while running the 4x100 relay for Trinidad & Tobago at the Central American & Caribbean Junior Championships, helping his team to the U-18 gold medal that season … Clocked wind-legal seasonal bests of 10.69 (-0.1) in the 100 meters and 22.06 (-0.6) in the 200 meters during the 2016 outdoor season … Ran at the Penn Relays three times as a member of Fatima College’s 4x100-meter relay team … Led off Fatima College’s fastest relay team to ever run at the Penn Relays with a time of 42.97 in the Large Schools division in 2013 … Also helped his high school team run times of 43.82 in 2015 and 43.54 in 2016 while running at the Penn Relays.
Full name is Xavier Nkosi Mulugata … Born on June 19, 1997 … Parents are Kafi Mulugata-Hamlett and Irvin Crichlow … Has four younger siblings, Ahmya, Talibah, Anjali and Zachary … Plans to major in kinesiology at LSU.