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Barrett Nugent
Position: Hurdles
Height: 6'1"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Maurice, La.
High School: North Vermillion HS
Major: Liberal Arts
Born: 01/29/1990
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Barrett Nugent Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 11/19/2012

Events: 60H (7.55), 110H (13.32)

2-time NCAA Champion
10-time All-American
4-time SEC Champion
4-time All-SEC

CAREER CAPSULE
The most decorated sprint hurdler to ever wear the LSU uniform ... Wrapped up his career with 10 All-America honors as an NCAA scorer, tying for fourth place on the program's all-time list for All-America honors earned in a career ... Crowned the NCAA champion in the 110-meter hurdles during his junior season in 2011 ... Was a member of LSU's national champion 4x100-meter relay team as a senior in 2012 ... Became the first LSU Tiger to win three-straight SEC Outdoor titles in the sprint hurdles with his win in the 110 hurdles in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Also crowned the SEC Indoor champion in the 60 hurdles as a sophomore in 2010 ... Wrapped up his college career as the LSU school-record holder in both the 60 hurdles (7.55) and 110 hurdles (13.32) with his personal bests as one of the nation's premier hurdlers ... Tied for fifth place on the NCAA's all-time all-conditions list in the 110 hurdles with a career-best wind-aided time of 13.19 set in winning the Texas Relays title in 2011.

2012
Wrapped up his collegiate as a three-time All-American while leading the Tigers on the track during his senior season in 2012 ... Led off LSU's 4x100-meter relay team that captured the national championship with a seasonal-best performance at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Teamed with Aaron Ernest, Keyth Talley and Shermund Allsop to win LSU's eighth NCAA title in the event all-time with the third-fastest time in school history and seventh-fastest time in NCAA history at 38.38 seconds ... Also tied the Drake Stadium record with their run of 38.38 in the national final ... Added five points with an All-American fourth-place finish in the 110-meter hurdles with a run of 13.80 (-3.5) in his final collegiate race for the Tigers in the national final ... Clocked a best of 13.36 (+1.8) during the collegiate season for fourth place in the national semifinal ... Advanced to the national semifinal with a wind-aided 13.52 in the prelims and a wind-legal 13.50 in the quarterfinals at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds ... Made history as the first LSU Tiger in program history to win three-straight SEC Outdoor titles in the sprint hurdles as he defended his conference crown in the 110 hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Cruised to an easy victory in the 110 hurdles with a wind-aided run of 13.40 in the SEC final held at LSU's Bernie Moore Track Stadium ... Clocked 13.50 for the fastest qualifying time in the SEC semifinal ... Also defended his hurdle title at the Texas Relays in his first hurdle competition of the outdoor season ... Won three-straight hurdle crowns to start the outdoor season with a pair of wins at the Battle on the Bayou (13.49) and Arizona State Tri-Meet (13.68) following the Texas Relays ... Finished runner-up in the 110 hurdles at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with a time of 13.41w ... Took third place in his only 100-meter competition of the season at the LSU Relays while running a career-best wind-aided time of 10.36 in the final ... Clocked a wind-legal PR of 10.47 (+0.6) in the preliminary round ... Shattered his own school record in the 60-meter hurdles while finishing as the NCAA Indoor bronze medalist in the event at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Crossed the finish line with a school record 7.55 in the national final to finish just one one-hundredth of a second behind Syracuse's Jarret Eaton (7.54) and Miami's Devon Hill (7.55) for the NCAA gold medal ... Broke his previous school record of 7.60 set at the 2010 NCAA Indoor Championships ... Clocked 7.63 in the qualifying round at the NCAA Indoor meet ... Posted the fastest prelim time in the 60 hurdles at the SEC Indoor Championships with a run of 7.71 ... Did not finish the hurdle final at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Eclipsed the NCAA qualifying standard in the 60 hurdles with a time of 7.70 for third place at the Tyson Invitational ... Won the 60-meter hurdles at the Texas A&M Dual Meet (7.82), Razorback Invitational (7.77) and LSU Twilight (7.78) in the indoor season ... Took third place at the Texas A&M Dual Meet (7.96) and New Balance Collegiate Invitational (7.72) ... Followed the collegiate season by representing the United States in the 110-meter hurdles at the North American, Central American & Caribbean Under-23 Championships in Mexico during the summer ... Broke his own school record with a wind-legal 13.32 (+1.8) in the final to win the NACAC silver medal for the United States ... Also competed in the event at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials in Eugene, Ore. ... Finished in 12th place in the semifinal round at the U.S. Olympic Trials after running 13.49 at Hayward Field.

2011
Snapped a 25-year drought as LSU's first NCAA champion in the 110-meter hurdles with his victory at the 2011 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa ... After earning a spot in the final round with a seasonal-best wind-legal time of 13.48 seconds in the national semifinals, clocked a wind-aided 13.28 to take home his first career national championship ... Took down the defending NCAA champion Andrew Riley of Illinois (13.33w) in the final after finishing as the national runner-up to Riley during his sophomore season in 2010 ... Became the first LSU Tiger to win the NCAA title in the 110-meter hurdles since Eric Reid did so at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge in 1987 ... Advanced to the semifinal round at the NCAA Outdoor Championships after finishing in sixth place overall in the national quarterfinals at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Bloomington, Ind. ... Clocked a wind-legal time of 13.75 in the NCAA quarterfinals ... Defended his SEC Outdoor crown in the sprint hurdles with a wind-aided 13.61at the SEC Outdoor Championships in Athens, Ga. ... Put his name in the NCAA record books with his win at the Texas Relays after running a wind-legal 13.19 in the final ... Became the No. 2-ranked sprint hurdler in collegiate history with the No. 4-ranked hurdles performance under all conditions in matching the windy 13.19 by USC's Robert Reading in 1989 ... Only trails times of 12.91w, 13.00 and 13.16 by the great Renaldo Nehemiah of Maryland in 1979 ... Was honored as the SEC Male Runner of the Week following his performance at the Texas Relays ... Added four other 110-meter hurdles titles to his resume in 2011 with wins at the LSU Alumni Gold (13.35w), LSU Invitational (13.58), LSU Tiger Relays (13.61w) and Hurricane Alumni Invitational (13.61) ... Also earned All-America honors during the outdoor season while running the leadoff leg on LSU's 4x100-meter relay team that took fourth place with a time of 39.20 in the final at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Wrapped up another successful indoor campaign as the NCAA runner-up in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas ... Raced to a seasonal-best time of 7.61 in the national final to finish runner-up to Riley (7.58) ... Qualified to run at the NCAA Indoor meet with a best of 7.73 during the regular season in a runner-up finish at the Tyson Invitational ... Won the 60-meter hurdles during the LSU vs. Texas A&M Dual Meet in College Station with a time of 7.75 ... Crossed the finish line for fourth place at the SEC Indoor Championships after running 7.95 in the conference final ... Honored with the Most Outstanding Track Athlete Award and Academic/Athletic Accomplishment Award during the second-annual LSU Track & Field Team Awards and Alumni Recognition Banquet in 2011.

2010
Proved to be a national title contender in the sprint hurdles during his sophomore season in 2010 ... Picked up three All-America certificates on the season ... Also swept Southeastern Conference titles in the 60-meter hurdles indoors and 110-meter hurdles outdoors ... Capped the season as the national runner-up in the 110-meter hurdles with his school-record setting performance at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore. ... Broke Eric Reid's 23-year-old school record in the event with a then personal-best time of 13.49 in the national final ... Time was the No. 3-ranked performance by a collegian during the outdoor season ... Set back-to-back personal bests at the NCAA Championships with a time of 13.52 in the national semifinal before a school-record time of 13.49 in the final round ... Lowered his school record over the summer at the USA Outdoor Championships, finishing in fifth place in the final with a wind-legal personal record of 13.35 ... Also picked up All-America honors for the second-straight season as a member of LSU's 4x100-meter relay team ... Combined with Will Coppage, Armanti Hayes and Gabriel Mvumvure to run 39.27 for a third-place finish in the national final ... Ran the leadoff leg on the foursome that qualified for the NCAA Championships with a win in the quarterfinal round at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Greensboro, N.C. ... Clocked 39.00 to win its heat and finish second overall at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds ... Advanced to the NCAA semifinals in Eugene in the 110-meter hurdles with the fourth-fastest time of the quarterfinal round at 13.67 ... Became the first LSU Tiger to be crowned SEC champion in the 110-meter hurdles since Bernard Williams in 1985 with his win at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Clocked a winning time of 13.56 in the conference final ... Also became the first Tiger in meet history to win the Penn Relays title with a winning time of 13.58 ... Earned All-America honors during the indoor season with a fourth-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Recorded a time of 7.65 in the national final ... Finished the indoor season as the school-record holder in the 60-meter hurdles with a seasonal-best time of 7.60 in the national semifinal ... Broke Ryan Fontenot's school record for the first time at the SEC Indoor meet as he took home the conference title with a winning time of 7.65 ... Became the first Tiger to be crowned SEC Indoor champion in the sprint hurdles since Sharman Morris won the 55-meter hurdles in 1991 ... Also took the 60 hurdles at the Purple Tiger Invitational (7.74) and New Mexico Invitational (7.80).

2009
Emerged as one of the nation's top sprint hurdlers in his first season with the Tigers ... Was an NCAA finalist in the 110-meter hurdles in his first career appearance at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Nearly took home All-America honors with a ninth-place finish in the event at the NCAA Outdoor meet held in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Clocked a time of 14.01 while running into a strong headwind of 2.0 meters per second in the national final ... Qualified for the NCAA final after finishing fifth in both the first round and semifinal rounds at the national meet ... Was crowned the event champion in the 110-meter hurdles at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships ... Took home the regional crown with a then wind-legal PR of 13.66 in the regional final ... His seasonal best and personal-best time ranked No. 6 on LSU's all-time outdoor performance list in the 110 hurdles at the end of the 2009 season ... Scored three points with a sixth-place finish in the sprint hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Championships (13.88) ... Earned his first career All-America honor as a member of the Tigers' 4x100-meter relay team that finished as the NCAA runner-up in 2009 ... Ran the leadoff leg on the foursome that clocked a seasonal-best time of 38.67 en route to a second-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Also ran on the 4x100-meter relay that qualified for the national final with a time of 38.72 in the semifinal round ... Competed in the 60-meter hurdles during the indoor season ... Recorded a seasonal best and then personal best of 7.93 at the Tyson Invitational ... Indoor season was cut short due to an injury suffered in the preliminary round at the Tyson Invitational ... Named a member of the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll and a recipient of the LSU Scholar-Athlete Director's Cup in 2009.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the elite hurdle prospects in the United States for the Class of 2008 ... Personal-best time of 13.70 in the 110-meter hurdles ranked No. 7 in the nation in 2007 ... Was the second-fastest time recorded by a member of the Class of 2008 ... Was a three-time Class 3A state champion in the 100-meter dash (10.46), the 110 hurdles (13.72) and the 300 hurdles (37.40) while competing at the 2007 LHSAA State Outdoor Championships ... Actually broke his own state record in the 300 hurdles with his time of 37.40 at the state meet en route to being named the meet's Most Outstanding Performer for Class 3A ... Followed that effort by successfully defending his title in the 110 hurdles at the state meet in 2008 ... Also played football and basketball during his high school career.

PERSONAL
Full name is Barrett Adam Nugent ... Born on Jan. 29, 1990 ... Son of Keith and Denise Nugent ... Has two sisters, Simone and Olivia ... Sister Simone attends LSU Law School ... Majoring in disaster science management.

 

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