Courtney

Edwards

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Hurdles
Height: 5'9"
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Fort Knox, Ky.
High School: Fort Knox HS
Major: Biological Sciences
Experience: SQ

Bio

Events: 60 Hurdles (8.38), 400 Hurdles (53.66)

2012
Lettered during the outdoor season with his appearance in the 400-meter hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at LSU's Bernie Moore Track Stadium ... Finished in 16th place in the qualifying round of the 400 hurdles at the SEC Outdoor meet ... Clocked 54.16 seconds in the SEC prelims ... Shattered his personal record with a seasonal-best run of 53.66 in a second-place finish in the "B" section at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Placed eighth in the prelims at the LSU Relays (54.30) and eighth in the final at the Battle on the Bayou (54.57) ... Claimed a third-place finish in the 400 hurdles at the Cole-Lancon Invitational (57.01) ... Ran the 60-meter hurdles in two meets during the indoor season ... Set a PR of 8.38 in a third-place finish at the Texas A&M Dual Meet ... Also was the 13th-place finisher at the LSU Twilight with a run of 8.39.

2011
Competed in six meets for the Tigers as a true freshman in 2011 ... Earned a third-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at the Texas A&M Dual Meet ... Clocked a personal best of 8.45 seconds for a third-place finish in College Station ... Won the B section of the 400-meter hurdles at the LSU Alumni Gold during the outdoor season with a PR of 53.97 ... Took third place in the 400 hurdles at the Cole-Lancon Invitational with a time of 54.00 ... Posted a time of 55.40 for a 12th-place finish in the 400 hurdles at the LSU Invitational ... Opened the outdoor season with an effort of 49.67 to take 14th place in the 400-meter dash at the Louisiana Classics.

PRIOR TO LSU
Competed in the 110-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles at Fort Knox High School ... An all-state performer during his junior season in 2009 and his senior season in 2010 ... Captured Class 1A state titles in the 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles, long jump and triple jump during both his junior and senior seasons ... Finished his high school career as the Kentucky Class 1A state record holder in both the 110 hurdles (14.10) and 300 hurdles (38.33) ... Also played varsity basketball and football at Fort Knox High School.

PERSONAL
Full name is Courtney Stephan Edwards ... Born on Jan. 29, 1992 ... Parents are Ernest and Joanne Edwards ... Has an older sister named Camille ... An honor roll student at Fort Knox High School ... Served as Student Government vice president during his high school career ... National Scholar-Athlete Award recipient ... Majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in human movement.

 

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