Events: 800M (1:57.41), 1,500M (3:56.99), Mile (4:14.73), 3,000M (9:21.26)
One of LSU’s leading distance runners during his sophomore season in 2013 … Set personal bests in such events as the mile indoors and 1,500 meters outdoors … Slashed nearly nine seconds off of his PR in the mile over the course of the season … Raced to a best of 4 minutes, 14.73 seconds in a 25th-place finish in the college section at the Tyson Invitational … Also placed 25th in the mile in his second career appearance at the SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships … Clocked 4:25.88 in the preliminary round at the SEC Indoor meet … Anchored the Tigers to a 10th-place finish in the distance medley relay at the SEC Indoor Championships, running the mile leg on a squad that set a seasonal best of 10:07.18 … Posted a seasonal-best second-place finish in the mile with a run of 4:17.32 at the LSU Twilight … Also ran the mile at the Texas A&M Triangular (4:21.44), Razorback Invitational (4:16.36), Armory Collegiate Invitational (4:19.67) and LSU Invitational (DNF) during the indoor season … Clocked a best of 3:56.99 in an eighth-place finish in the 1,500 meters at UCLA’s Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational during the outdoor season … Also ran the 3,000 meters at UCLA, clocking 9:21.26 for 13th place … Broke four minutes in the 1,500 meters at the LSU Relays with a time of 3:58.38 for third place … Also ran the 1,500 meters at the Louisiana Classics (4:02.35), Battle on the Bayou (4:03.79) and LSU Alumni Gold (4:03.53) … Ran third leg for the Tigers in the 4x1,500-meter relay at the 86th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays as they took seventh place with a run of 16:17.45.
Lettered for the Tigers during his freshman season in 2012 while running the mile at the SEC Indoor Championships … Finished in 20th place in the mile at the SEC Indoor meet with a run of 4:30.65 in the qualifying round … Set a personal record of 4:23.07 in the mile in a runner-up finish at the LSU Twilight … Won the mile at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier with a time of 4:35.77 … Made his collegiate debut in the mile at the Texas A&M Dual Meet, finishing in ninth place with a time of 4:34.56 … Also ran the mile at the Tyson Invitational, finishing in 23rd place in 4:26.97 … Competed in the 1,500 meters during the outdoor season … Broke the four-second barrier at the Battle on the Bayou, finishing in 18th place with a PR of 3:58.74 … Placed fourth in the 1,500 meters at the Battle on the Bayou (4:00.22) … Also ran the 1,500 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold (4:02.40) and Louisiana Classics (4:05.27) during the outdoor season.
PRIOR TO LSU
Competed for the legendary program at Catholic High School under the direction of Pete Boudreaux … Won back-to-back Class 5A state titles in the 1,600 meters in 2009 and 2010 … A member of five state championship teams at Catholic High School, including cross country in 2008 and 2009 and indoor track and field in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Born on Sept. 11, 1991 … Has four brothers and sisters named Stephanie, Mary, Maggie and Harold … Majoring in business.