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KENNEDY KITHUKA NATIONAL CHAMPION 2013 INDOOR 5,000M

BRYCE LAMB NATIONAL CHAMPION

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TEXAS TECH ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS

Blayne Beal

Assoc. Athletics Director/ Communications (806) 742-2770 (O)

Scott Lacefield Associate Director scott.lacefield@ttu.edu (806) 742-3355 (O)

Trenten Hilburn Associate Director trenten.hilburn@ttu.edu (806) 742-2770 (O)

Travis Cram

Associate Director/ Director of Multimedia travis.cram@ttu.edu (806) 742-2770 (O)

Britton Drown

Assistant Director Soccer Media Contact britton.drown@ttu.edu (806) 742-3355 (O) (972) 679-5094 (C)

Matt Dowdy

Assistant Director matthew.dowdy@ttu.edu (806) 742-2770 (O)

Brandon Rawe

TEXAS TECH TRACK AND FIELD MEDIA POLICIES AND INFORMATION

Athlete Interviews and Event Coverage

Video Highlights

Head soccer coach Wes Kittley and select student-athletes will be available to the media upon appointments made with the Texas Tech athletics communications staff. Requests for interviews with athletes should be directed to Assistant Director Britton Drown at least 24 hours in advance. Every effort possible will be made to arrange interviews with coaches and athletes per the request of a recognized media outlet.

Broadcast quality video highlights for select Texas Tech track and field meets can be found by visiting the official file-share website of Texas Tech Athletics at www.TTUMedia.com. A login and password is required to access the website, and will be provided by contacting Britton Drown or a representative of the Texas Tech athletics communications staff.

Photos and Photo Requests

Media outlets wishing to cover Texas Tech track and field events should request proper credentials prior to the day of the meet. Requests for credentials can be made through Britton Drown or by calling the Texas Tech athletics communications office at (806) 742-2770.

Photo requests of specific athletes or events must be emailed to Britton Drown (britton.drown@ttu.edu) or a member of the Texas Tech athletics communications staff.

Offical Athletics Website - TexasTech.com

The official website of Texas Tech athletics can be found by visiting www.TexasTech.com. Texas Tech track and field media releases along with up-to-date content covering the entire Texas Tech Athletics Department can be found by visiting TexasTech.com. The website also contains schedules, rosters and meet information for the Texas Tech track and field team. LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS

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WELCOME TO TEXAS TECH TRACK AND FIELD FANS AND MEDIA, On behalf of the entire Texas Tech track and field program we thank you for your support of our program. We strive to follow the Texas Tech Athletics Department mission statement of educating, serving and growing fearless champions each and every day within our very own program. Texas Tech student-athletes are some of the finest in the country both on and off the track, and we look to continue that reputation this season. We had 22 athletes earn All-America honors last year between the indoor and outdoor seasons, while 11 were named to the Academic All-Big 12 team - nine of which were first team selections. That balance of academic and athletic excellence is something we are proud of and strive for each and every day - and we could not do it without your support. Thank you, and as always Guns Up!

Wes Kittley/Head Coach

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nder the guidance of 14th year head coach Wes Kittley, the Texas Tech track and field program has risen as a national power from the south plains of West Texas. As evidenced by the sevenmember red and black contingent at the 2012 London Olympics the Red Raider and Lady Raider track and field program is among the elite in the nation. During Kittley’s tenure alone nine Texas Tech athletes have gone on to qualify for the Olympic Games nearly 150 have earned All-America honors , over 90 have won Big 12 titles and 15 Red Raiders and Lady Raiders have been crowned as national champions - including two at the 2013 NCAA Indoor Championships. Kittley is the second-longest tenured head coach at Texas Tech and during the 2012 outdoor season was named the Mountain Region Women’s Coach of the Year.

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“LONG LIVE

THE MATADORS” Carol of Lights To celebrate the holiday season Texas Tech holds an annual event called the Carol of Lights. The event starts off with the Texas Tech University Combined Choirs performing selections of classic holiday songs at the Science Quadrangle. When the lighting ceremony commences, Students as well as those who came for the show stand in awe as over 25,000 red, white, and orange lights illuminate the 13 buildings surrounding memorial circle.

and faced the daily presence of the “Hook ‘em Horns” hand sign used by University of Texas fans. So, the Dippels decided to retaliate. They looked to mascot Raider Red and his raised guns for their inspiration and in 1971 developed the Guns Up hand symbol. The Saddle Tramps and Texas Tech cheerleaders immediately adopted Guns Up and a new tradition was born. Masked Rider The Masked Rider is the oldest and most popular mascot of Texas Tech University that still exists today. Originally the Masked Rider started as a dare in 1936 and was then called the ghost rider, because no one knew the rider’s identity. These ghost riders circled the field at home football games and then disappeared.

This tradition started in 1959 when Harold Hinn came up with the idea and provided the funds to cover the science quadrangle and the administration building with lights. Unfortunately students were away on Christmas break and did not see the display. The next year the Residence Hall Association created the Christmas Sing, which is now known as the Carol of Lights. Today, the Carol of Lights is one of Texas Tech’s favorite traditions.

The Masked Rider did not become an official mascot until 1954, when Joe Kirk Fulton led the team out onto the field at the Gator Bowl. Fulton, wearing Levi’s, red shirt, a black cape and mounted on a black horse awed the crowd as the team made one of the most sensational entrances ever.

The Double-T There is no other symbol more recognized with Texas Tech than the Double T symbol. Though no one has yet stepped forward to claim credit for its design, historical evidence points to Texas Tech’s first football coach E.Y. Freeland, who put the Double T logo on sweaters for the football players.

Today the Masked Rider, with his or her guns up, leads the team out onto the field for all of the home games. The Masked Rider is one of the most visible figures at Tech. Saddle Tramps Formed by Tech student Arch Lamb in 1936, this all-male booster organization supports men’s athletics at Texas Tech. The name Saddle Tramp came from the stories of traveling men who would come to a farm for a brief time, fix up some things and move on. Lamb said he decided that he could fix up some things himself before moving on, and the Saddle Tramps were born. Since that time the Saddle Tramps believe if something was for the betterment of Texas Tech then they would work at it. These Midnight Raiders “paint the campus red” with crepe

Guns Up The “Guns Up” sign is the widely recognized greeting of one Red Raider to another. It is also the sign of victory displayed by the crowd at every athletic event. The sign is made by extending the index finger outward while extending the thumb upward and tucking in the middle, little and fourth fingers to form a gun. The sign can be traced back to L. Glenn Dippel, a 1961 alumnus of Texas Tech. He and his wife Roxie were living in Austin TEXAS TECH TRACK AND FIELD

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paper before big home games, form the legendary “Bell Circle” moments before kickoff, ring Bangin’ Bertha, participate in parades and other campus events (including the Carol of Lights), and ring the Victory Bells after Red Raider victories. Victory Bells In 1936 victory bells were given to Texas Tech as a class gift. The bells rang for the first time at the 1936 class’s graduation. It is said that after the win over TCU, the following year, the bells rang through out the night. The bells kept Lubbock residents up all night. Thereafter, the bell ringing was limited to 30 minutes. Saddle Tramps ring the bells after Texas Tech victories and during special occasions. The Victory Bells - one large and one small, which combine to weigh 1,200 pounds hang in the east tower of the Administration Building. Will Rogers and Soapsuds One of the most well known landmarks on campus is the statue of Will Rogers and his horse Soapsuds. This memorial was dedicated on February 16, 1950 by longtime friend of Rogers, Amon G. Carter. Carter believed Texas Tech was the perfect setting for the statue and that it would fit into the traditions and scenery of West Texas.

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ocated on the South Plains in West Texas, Texas Tech University rests as a beacon of academic excellence. The prestine campus sprawls out over 1,800 acres boasting one of the top research institutes in the country. Texas Tech operates as a major comprehensive research institute, while also serving as a smaller liberal arts university. With its size, Tech has the ability to provide some of the best facilities, both academically and athletically in the nation. Yet with an enrollment of just over 30,000, the school still focuses on the individual student. Texas Tech is home to students from all 50 states and more than 90 foreign countries. Students come to the campus with the opportunity to pursue over 150 undergraduate programs from within 11 separate colleges. Texas Tech is also home to 100 master’s programs, 50 doctoral programs, a school of law and the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. Texas Tech is the only campus in the state of Texas that is home to a major university, law school and medical school. The City of Lubbock boasts a lively arts and music scene, featuring the Depot District which comes alive nightly with local bands and restaurants to create a truly unique entertainment hotspot just a few miles from the Texas Tech campus. Meanwhile, the United Spirit Arena, a 15,000-seat state-of-the-art multi-purpose arena nicknamed the ‘The Entertainment Showcase of West Texas’, regularly attracts the biggest artists in music including Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, George Strait while also having hosted Pearl Jam, Elton John and more. Lubbock offers the convenience and luxury of a metropolitan city, while never

losing touch with its small-town culture. The city has a comfortable population of 229,573 and offers students of Texas Tech and local residents one of the most attractive lifestyles in the state of Texas. Graduates from Texas Tech have governed three states, flown space missions and even won Olympic Gold Medals. With such a wealth of opportunities at Texas Tech, it’s easy to see why FROM HERE, IT’S POSSIBLE.

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2013 TEXAS TECH QUICK FACTS AND SCHEDULE 2013 TEXAS TECH SCHEDULE

Texas Tech University School_____________________ Texas Tech University Location_______________________Lubbock, Texas Founded _____________________________1923 Enrollment___________________________31,637 Nickname ________________________Red Raiders School Colors___________________ Scarlet and Black Affiliation__________________________ Division I Conference ___________________________ Big 12 Chancellor______________ Kent Hance (Texas Tech ‘65) Interim President ______________ Lawrence Schovanec Director of Athletics ______ Kirby Hocutt (Kansas State ‘95) Deputy Athletics Director________________Joe Parker Senior Women’s Administrator__________ Dr. Judi Henry Athletics Department Phone__________ (806) 742-3355 Ticket Operations_________________ (806)-742-TECH Team Overview 2013 Indoor Finish____________ Men 5th/Women 35th 2012 Outdoor Finish __________ Men 18th/Women 55th 2012 Indoor Finish___________ Men 40th/Women 55th 2013 Indoor All-Americans ____________________ 8 2012 Outdoor All-Americans __________________ 13 2012 Indoor All-Americans ____________________ 9 Coaching Staff Head Coach_______________ Wes Kittley (14th Season) Alma Matar___________________ Abilene Christian Best Interview Times__________________ Contact SID Athletics Communications Communications Director_______________Blayne Beal Assistant Director (Soccer Contact)________ Britton Drown Email___________________ britton.drown@ttu.edu Office Phone____________________ (806)-742-2770 Cell Phone_____________________ (972)-679-5094 Office Fax______________________ (806)-742-1970 Mailing Address_____________________ Box 43021 Lubbock, Texas 79409 Overnight Address________________ 6th and Boston Lubbock, Texas 79409

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INDOOR Date January 12, 2013 January 18-19, 2013 January 25-26, 2013 February 1-2, 2013 February 2, 2013 February 8-9, 2013 February 22-23, 2013 March 2, 2013 March 8-9, 2013

Meet Texas Tech Open Masked Rider Open Texas A & M New Balance Invitational Red Raider Open Tyson Invitational Big 12 Indoor Championships Last Chance Meets NCAA Indoor Championships

OUTDOOR March 16, 2013 March 23, 2013 March 27-30, 2013 April 6, 2013 April 13, 2013 April 18-20, 2013 April 25, 2013 May3-5, 2013 May 23-25, 2013 June 5-8, 2013 June 27-30, 2013

Aztec Invitational UTEP Springtime Texas Relays Texas Tech Open LSU Invitational Mt. SAC Relays Red Raider Invitational Big 12 Outdoor Championships NCAA Championships – First Round NCAA Championships – Finals USATF Junior/Senior Nationals

Site Lubbock, Texas Lubbock, Texas College Station, Texas New York, N.Y. Lubbock, Texas Fayetteville, Ark. Ames, Iowa Location TBA Fayetteville, Ark.

San Diego, Calif. El Paso, Texas Austin, Texas Lubbock, Texas Baton Rouge, La. Walnut, Calif. Lubbock, Texas Waco, Texs Austin, Texas Eugene, Ore. Des Moines, Iowa

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2013 RED RAIDERS Athlete Bradley Adkins Alec Arena Shujaa Benson Kevin Boswell Taheric Brantley Brendan Devlin Jeremy Doddridge JaCorian Duffield Dwayne Extol Casey Felton Tanner Fulmer Jorge Garcia Isaiah Gill Kyle Gooch Taji Henley Sean Hodges Ezekiel Kissorio Kennedy Kithuka Bryce Lamb Jonathon Lira Connor Loftis Kory Mauritsen Kendall McVey Kyal Meyers Julian Munroe Brian Ochuko Kyle Padalecki David Parkhurst Joseph Richards Raymond Rios Nick Rivera Josh Sonnen Boston Spiva William Stovall Nick Tam Kyle Thompson Jameson Tomlin Vincent Tordesillas Marcos Vallejo Sirron Warren Daniel Wedell Kole Weldon Clay Wiemers Joshua Williams Kenneth Williams

Event High Jump Long Jump Sprints/Hurdles/Jumps Distance Sprints Distance Pole Vault High Jump Sprints Decathlon Pole Vault Throws Sprints/Hurdles Throws Throws Distance Distance Distance Jumps Distance Pole Vault Middle Distance Middle Distance Pole Vault Sprints Sprints Pole Vault Combined Events Sprints Midle Distance/Distance Distance Pole Vault Pole Vault Middle Distance High Jump Decathlon Distance Distance Distance Middle Distance Distance Throws Pole Vault Distance Sprints

Year (Indoor) Fr. So. Fr. Fr. Jr. Sr. RS-Jr. So. Jr. RS-Jr. Fr. Fr. Sr. RS-Fr. So. Fr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Ft. RS Fr. So. Jr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Jr. So. So. Fr. Fr. Jr. Fr. So. Fr. Fr. Fr.

Hometown/Previous School/High School Idalou, Texas/Idalou Abilene, Texas/Ole Miss/Abilene Arusha,Tanzania/South Plains/Edwin Allen McKinney, Texas/Boyd Lubbock, Texas/Lubbock Weston, Mass./UMASS-Lowell/ Weston El Paso, Texas/Coronado Schertz, Texas/Randolph Kingston, Jamaica/Alabama/Wolmer’s Boy’s School Amarillo, Texas/Randall Las Vegas, Nev./Desent Oasis Tampico, Mexico Plainfield, N.J./South Plains/Plainfield Millsap, Texas/Millsap Spring, Texas/Spring The Woodlands/College Park Eldoret, Kenya/East Central/St. Augustines Thika, Kenya/Wayland Baptist/St Paul’s Chandler, Arizona/Chandler Plains, Texas/South Plains/Plains Shallowater, Texas/Shallowater Artesia, N.M./Artesia Albuquerque, New Meixco/Cibola Tucson, Ariz./China Spring (Texas) Freeport, Bahamas/St. Paul’s Atlanta, Ga./St. Pius X Catholic St. Hedwig, Texas/Midland Christian Midland, Texas/Midland Christian Beaumont, Texas/Clifton J. Ozen Lubbock, Texas/Estacado La Puente, Calif./Rowland Midlothian, Texas/Midlothian Arlington, Texas/Arlington Desoto, Texas/Desoto Mineral Wells, Texas/ Mineral Wells Argyle, Texas/Argyle Katy, Texas/Katy San Antonio, Texas/Reagan Llano, Texas/Llano Plano, Texas/Louisville/Plano Cedar Park, Texas/Vista Ridge Jacksboro, Texas/Midwestern/Jacksboro Fredericksburg/Fredericksburg Cedar Park, Texas/Vista Ridge Highpoint, N.C./Woodrow Wilson

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2013 LADY RAIDERS Athlete Audrey Alambar Katy Allen Mariam Amadu McKenzie Archer Sarah Bailey Natalie Baker Amoy Blake Hannah Carson Hayley Cook Rachel Folan Cody Ford Alexis Gallimore Katie Grimes Candace Jackson Gionna Jackson Lauren Jackson Quiana Jackson Nicole Kastens Emily Koenig Olivia Lewis Madeline Livergood Adrienne Long Pricilla Martinez Avril McGhee Kylie McKown Ifeatu Okafor Jade Parcillas Michaela Palu LeTristian Pledger Shelby Poncik J’Cee Pool Christen Rivers Chelsea Scott Tiffany Tarver Natalie Thompson Bridjett Tuitt Caitlin Waters Cierra White Rhenique Williams

Event Year Distance Fr. Distance Fr. Sprints/Hurdles So. Distance RS-Fr. Distance Fr. Javelin/Combined Events Fr. Sprints Jr. Throws RS-Fr. Pole Vault Fr. Distance Jr. Distance Fr. Combined Events Fr. Hurdles Sr. Sprints Sr. Jumps/Sprints Fr. Distance Fr. Distance Jr. Distance Fr. Distance Jr. Sprints Sr. Distance So. Throws Jr. High Jump Fr. Jumps So. High Jump Fr. Throws Sr. Distance Fr. High Jump So. Sprints/Hurdles RS-Fr. Pole Vault Fr. Throws RS-Fr. Sprints Distance Jr. Sprints So. High Jump/Combined Events Fr. Jumps Fr. Middle Distnace Sr. Sprints So. Sprints

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Hometown/Previous School/High School Abilene, Texas/Christ the King-Lubbock Laredo, Texas/J.B. Alexander Newark, N.J./Kingwood Park Lubbock, Texas/Coronado Katy, Texas/Katy La Vernia, Texas/La Vernia Clarendon Jamaica/South Plains/Edwin Allen Chandler, Ariz./Chandler Coppell, Texas/Coppell Glen Ellyn, Ill/Glenbard West/St. Mary’s Houston, Texas/Cypress Creek San Angelo, Texas/Grape Creek Canyon, Texas/Canyon Dallas, Texas/Skyline Ft. Worth, Texas/Saginaw Liberty Hill, Texas/Liberty Hill Chandler, Ariz./Chandler/Portland State Round Rock, Texas/Rouse Temple, Texas/University of Texas-Arlington/Academy St. Louis, Mo./Gateway Institute of Technology/New Meixco J.C. Cypress, Texas/Cy-Fair Mesquite, Texas/Horn El Paso, Texas/Marble Falls Spanish Town, Jamaica/A. Jago Montainview, Calif./Montainview Houston, Texas/Westbury El Paso, Texas/Montwood San Antonio, Texas/Marshall Kansas City, Kan./Washington Needville, Texas/Needville Amarillo/Borger Lancaster, Calif. Keller, Texas/Keller San Diego, Calif./Foothills Christian Alba-Golden, Texas/Alba-Golden Big Spring, Texas/Big Spring Clovis, N.M./Baylor/Clovis Philadelphia, Pa./G.W. Garver

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4 OLYMPIC MEDALISTS 15 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS 176 ALL-AMERICANS 95 BIG 12 CHAMPIONS

WES KITTLEY HEAD COACH - 14TH SEASON Texas Tech Director of Track and Field and Cross Country Wes Kittley enters his 14th season at the helm of the Red Raider and Lady Raiders in 2013. The architect of a track and field dynasty at nearby Division II Abilene Christian, Kittley has built the Texas Tech program into a perennial power on the national stage for the past decade. Under his tutelage, Texas Tech has produced nine Olympic Qualifiers, four Olympic Medalists, 13 national champions, 205 All-Americans and 88 Big 12 Champions. Meanwhile he guided Texas Tech to its first Big 12 team title in school history as the Red Raiders took home the men’s Big 12 Championship during the 2005 season. At the 2012 London Olympics, the Texas Tech track and field program was represented with a contingent of seven former athletes - all of whom competed at Texas Tech during Kittley’s tenure. The group brought home three medals - a gold, silver and bronze. Most recently, Texas Tech produced the 2012 men’s NCAA Cross Country Champion as Kennedy Kithuka went undefeated in seven meets during the 2012 season on his way to taking home the NCAA crown and being named the 2012 Male Athlete of the Year for the 2012 cross country season. Kittley has been recognized nationally for his efforts at Texas Tech as he has twice been named the Women’s Regional Coach of the Year in the last four years. Kittley most recently earned the recognition following the 2012 season after receiving the award in 2009. Kittley and his renowned coaching staff have produced four NCAA Champions in the last four seasons. That streak began as Sally Kipyego, the most decorated individual athlete in NCAA history, ended her remarkable career with her

ninth NCAA Championship as she won the women’s indoor 5,000-meter crown in 2009. Kipyego made history as an athlete under Kittley and his staff. The Kenyan native broke the NCAA record with nine national titles during her career in both track and field and cross country before going on to qualify for the Kenyan Olympic team. At the 2012 London Olympics she won silver in the 10,000-meter run before nearly medaling again in the 5,000-meter run and finishing fourth. Meanwhile, thrower D’Andra Carter went on to win Tech’s second national title of 2009 during the outdoor season as she became Texas Tech’s first discus national champion. She was followed by Julian Wruck who won a men’s discus title during the 2011 outdoor season. Texas Tech brought home a total of 32 All-America honors during the unprecedented 2010 season, 17 indoor and 15 outdoor honors being claimed by Red Raiders and Lady Raiders under Kittley’s watch. Following the 2005 men’s Big 12 Championship meet, Kittley led 31 of his athletes, the most of any program in the country to the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Kittley moved to Lubbock after leading one of the most successful programs in the history of collegiate track and field. While at Abilene Christian University, Kittley won an unprecedented 29 national track and field championships, the most in Divisions I and II combined. His total is only three short of the all-time record held by Division III Kenyon College swimming and diving coach Jim Steen. Kittley won his first national championship in 1985 when his women’s Wildcat squad won the Division II outdoor championship, a title he would win again in `86, `87 and `88. When

ACU combined their programs in 1993, Kittley was selected to head the men’s team, as well. He wasted no time taking a floundering men’s program to an elite level, winning the Division II indoor title in his first season. His 15-year tenure at ACU included coaching 12 Olympic qualifiers, three Pan-American Games athletes, five World University Games athletes, 16 athletes who have qualified for the world championships and one United States national champion. In the fall of 2006, Kittley was honored by the Lone Star Conference for his coaching efforts while at ACU as he was named to the conference’s Hall of Honor. Kittley is married to the former Linda Rhoads, and the couple has three sons, Zachary, Christopher and Jonathan.

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DION MILLER

ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH - 9TH SEASON - SPRINTS AND RELAYS

Dion Miller enters his ninth season as a member of the Texas Tech track and field staff. He was named to the Associate Head Coach position Aug. 13, 2012 In 2012 he coached 14 All-Americans while the women’s 4x100 relay team broke a seven-year school record with a time of 45.53. Meanwhile he also trained hurdles Jamele Mason and Shane Brathwaite who both qualified for the 2012 London Olympics. Mason was the 2012 NCAA runner-up in the 400-meter hurdles with a school record time of 48.89. The 2011 season added more honors to Miller’s resume. Omo Osaghae was runner-up in the 60M hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championships and Big 12 Indoor Championships. Osaghae set the school record in the 60M hurdles and continued Tech’s streak of yearly hurdle All-America. The men’s 4x400M earned All-America status for the second-straight season. Bryce Brown won the Big 12 Championships in the 400M hurdles and was named All-American along with Jamele Mason. Miller was named Mountain Regional Assistant Coach of the Year for the outdoor season. Four men hurdlers and LaToy Williams (400M) competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championships under Miller. The sprints and hurdles group reached new expectations during the 2010 seasons. Conference championships came in the 600Y by LaToy Williams and Bryce Brown in the 400M hurdles. A

total of 21 All-American honors were collected under Miller’s tutelage with the women’s 4x100M relay earning the program’s first All-American honor. Brown (400M hurdles), Jamele Mason (400M hurdles) and Omo Osaghae 60M hurdles) added three All-American honors to the rich history of Texas Tech hurdlers. The success of the sprints and hurdles group has continued to grow at Texas Tech under Miller, who was named the 2009 NCAA Division I Indoor and Outdoor Mountain Regional Coach of the Year for the second-straight year. Gil Roberts and Omo Osaghae took home two Big 12 titles and three All-American honors between the two under Miller. Roberts won the indoor and outdoor 400M conference titles and finished as the runner-up at the NCAA Indoor Championships. The indoor and outdoor 4x400m relays earned All-American status and bring back a majority of the runners from both squads. In 2008 Coach Miller also coached 2008 Olympic 4x400 Silver medalist Andrae Williams of the Bahamas and Indoor 2008 World Champion 4x400m Gold Medalist Greg Nixon of the United States. Miller earned his degree in exercise and sport science from Texas Tech University in 1998 where he was an All-American. He also captured 13 all-conference honors for the Red Raiders. An eight-time NCAA qualifier for TTU, Miller also qualified for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in 1996 in both the 100m and 200m events.

CLIFF FELKINS

ASSISTANT COACH - 13TH SEASON - THROWS

Cliff Felkins is in his 13th season at Texas Tech, coaching throwing events for the Red Raiders and Lady Raiders as well as coordinating the team’s strength and conditioning program. Felkins’ most recent accomplishments include coaching Kole Weldon to an NCAA runner-up performance in the shot put at the 2013 NCAA Indoor Championships. Weldon in just his sophomore campaign rewrote the school record books during the 2013 indoor season and currently owns each of the top-five marks. Meanwhile, Felkins was also the architect of both Julian Wruck and D’Andra Carter’s NCAA titles in the outdoor discus throw. Wruck won the NCAA Outdoor Discus title in 2011, while Carter captured the NCAA Championship in 2009. In 2012 Felkins was named the Mountain Region Women’s Assistant Coach of the Year by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the indoor season. Felkins helped to guide Kelly Closse to back-to-back Big 12 Championships in the indoor weight throw from 2011-12. Meanwhile, Ifeatu Okafor established herself as one of the top throwers in the conference under Felkins’, capturing the Big 12 outdoor shot put title in 2011 before earning All-America First team honors at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

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Felkins guided D’Andra Carter to the 2009 NCAA discus national title, two All-American honors and back-to-back Big 12 titles. Meanwhile, Patience Knight earned three All-American honors and won two-straight indoor and outdoor shot put Big 12 Championships under Felkins tutelage. Harrison Benjamin added to Felkins list as he won the 2009 Big 12 Outdoor Championship in shot put. Before arriving at Texas Tech, Felkins was a member of Wes Kittley’s staff at Abilene Christian, where he coached the team’s throwers and served as the strength coach for both the men’s and women’s intercollegiate programs. He joined the ACU staff in 1992 and lifted the throwers to unprecedented heights. During his tenure, Felkins coached the Wildcat throwers to 36 AllAmerican performances, five national championships, four Olympic trials and one Olympian. The fall of 1986 led Felkins to ACU where he quickly became the most dominate weight thrower in Division II history. In his two years at ACU, he won five individual National Championships in both the hammer and discus. In 1987, Felkins became the first and only Division II field event athlete to win a Division I national title, forcing the Division I coaches to change the rules, banning Division II athletes from competing at the Division I Championships. Felkins competed at Olympic trials, Olympic festivals and U.S. National Championships before retiring in 1996. Felkins was also inducted into the NCAA Hall of Fame for his collegiate accomplishments.

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VICTOR HOUSTON

ASSISTANT COACH - 2ND SEASON - HORIZONTAL JUMPS

Two-time Olympian Victor Houston enters his second year of coaching long jump, triple jump and women’s combined events at Texas Tech. During just his first year with the Red Raiders and Lady Raiders, Houston was pivotal in the development of Bryce Lamb who finished third at the NCAA Indoor Championships. He also oversaw the development of freshman triple jumper Avril McGhee who jumped onto the scene scoring points at both the Big 12 indoor and outdoor championships. McGhee finished fourth at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships – the highest of any freshman in the conference. She was the only freshman to finish in the top five in the triple jump at both the indoor and outdoor conference meets. Houston, a Barbados native, comes to Texas Tech from Alabama where he coached jumps, throws and multi-events. He had student-athletes qualify six times for the NCAA Championships and walk-on Michael Hughes broke the Alabama school record in the heptathlon. During his time at Alabama, eight top 10 marks in Alabama history were set. Before joining the Alabama staff, Houston enjoyed four successful years as the an assistant women’s track coach at the University of Iowa where he coached 40 Hawkeye field event and

sprint competitors that scored at the Big Ten Conference Championships, 14 All-Big Ten top three finishers, 4 Big Ten Champions, 7 All-Americans, sent 13 out of 19 qualifiers to the NCAA Championships, and the athletes set 19 school records. Iowa also sent 17 field event and sprint studentathletes to the NCAA Midwest Regional. Houston began his coaching career at UTEP where his athletes garnered five WAC individual championships and four All-Americans honors. Houston was a two-time Olympian for Barbados at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. He ran the 110M hurdles and 400M hurdles in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games and competed in the decathlon at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. He holds the Barbados national records in the 60M hurdles (7.75), 400M hurdles (49.21) and decathlon (7,777 points). He won the 1996 NCAA Championship in the decathlon scoring 7,762 points and earned four All-American honors while he competed for Auburn University. Houston is married to Andree’ Pickens Houston, who was a two-time NCAA Champion and 14time NCAA Champion in gymnastics at Alabama. She competed in the US Olympic Trials in the pole vault in 2008. The couple has two children - Nathaniel and Seraphina.

JON MURRAY

ASSISTANT COACH/HEAD CROSS COUNTRY COACH - 8TH SEASON - DISTANCE

Jon Murray enters his eighth season as an assistant track and field coach and head cross country coach. Under his guidance the distance running program at Texas Tech has reached a pinnacle amongst the Big 12 while consistently contending on the national level as well. Murray has coached two athletes to individual NCAA Championships during his tenure in Lubbock while guiding the Lady Raider program to three consecutive Big 12 Championships from 2008-10. Most recently, Kennedy Kithuka became the first Red Raider in school history to capture an individual Big 12 Championship before winning the NCAA Championship in the midst of a perfect season. Kithuka was named the NCAA Male Athlete of the year after winning seven consecutive meets during the 2012 season. Kithuka went on to win Big 12 Championships in the 3,000-meter run and 5,000-meter run before becoming the first Red Raider to win a national championship in the 5,000-meter run at the 2013 NCAA Indoor Championships.

Murray also guided Lady Raider Sally Kipyego to three NCAA Cross Country Championships and six NCAA Track and Field Championships during her unprecedented career in which she became the most decorated Texas Tech athlete in school history. The 2009 season for Murray was one of his best at Texas Tech. Sally Kipyego won her ninth NCAA title in the indoor 5000M becoming only the second female in NCAA history to win nine individual titles. The success was shared at the Big 12 Indoor Championships as the distance medley relay and Lillian Badaru brought home titles. Kipyego became the most decorated athlete in the Big 12 as she won her 14th Big 12 title. The cross country squad continued a banner year for Murray as it successfully defended its Big 12 title and finished its best ever at the national meet. The fourth place finish at the NCAA Cross Country Championships marks the first time the program has brought back a trophy. During the 2008 season new heights were reached by Murray’s cross country and track runners. The 2008 women’s cross country squad won the program’s first Big 12 and Mountain Regional Championship. He coached Sally Kipyego to her third-straight NCAA, Mountain Regional and Big 12 Champion. She also was honored for the third-straight time as the Honda Award winner for cross country. Lillian Badaru earned her first All-American honor during the season for cross country as well.

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JAMES THOMAS

ASSISTANT COACH - 1ST SEASON - HIGH JUMP/COMBINED EVENTS

James Thomas, a veteran coach with experience at three Division I track and field programs, oversees Texas Tech’s combined events program as well as the vertical jumps program. Thomas arrives at Texas Tech after a six-year stint at the University of Kentucky where he played an integral role in developing the Kentucky combined events and jumps program into a national contender as well as a regular force in the SEC. Under his tutelage, Kentucky rose to the national scene in the combined events and jumps with five Wildcats earning All-America status in four separate events during his tenure. Meanwhile, Thomas produced an NCAA runner-up in the men’s high jump, three SEC Champions and 17 All-SEC honorees. A total of 28 athletes climbed into the program’s all time top-10 list including current school record holders in seven events. Most recently, he guided prolific Kentucky high jumper Terri-Ann Grant to a historic senior campaign where she earned second team All-America honors along with back-to-back All-SEC honors at both the conference indoor and outdoor meets. Grant developed into one of the most decorated high jumpers in program history under Thomas’ tutelage as she holds the No. 2 all-time

mark at Kentucky in both the indoor and outdoor high jump. Grant went on to record a personal-best jump of 5’-11.25” at the Texas Relays during the 2012 outdoor season to launch her to No. 2 on the all-time Kentucky outdoor list. In 2008, Thomas guided Grant Lindsey to a runner-up performance in the high jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships where he cleared a bar at 7’-5.00”. Lindsey also earned SEC and Midwest Region Championships during his 2008 campaign. Thomas’ mark is also well engraved in the Kentucky combined events program as the top four all-time women’s pentathlon and top-three all-time performances in the women’s heptathlon all occurred during his tenure. Thomas helped guide Ashley Trimble and Precious Nwokey to All-American careers at Kentucky. Nwokey was a two-time All-American in the indoor pentathlon and 2011 outdoor heptathlon All-American before transferring to Texas Tech in 2012. At Tech she twice set the school record on her way to earning first-team All-American honors at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Meanwhile, Trimble earned All-American honors in the pentathlon during the 2009 season. Meanwhile, in just Thomas’ second season at Kentucky, Derrick Locke earned SEC Freshman Field Athlete of the Year honors during the 2008 season after leaping 25’-5.25” in the long jump at the

TOM SLAGLE

VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT COACH - POLE VAULT

Thomas Slagle joins the Texas Tech track and field staff as a volunteer assistant coach and will oversee the Texas Tech pole vaulters beginning with the 2013 season. Slagle, a veteran in the track and field coaching scene, brings a vast array of experience to the Texas Tech program. A native of Lometa, Texas and graduate of Tarleton State, Slagle has spent the previous four seasons as an assistant coach at South Plains College where he also oversaw one of the top pole vaulting programs in the country. As a veteran in the pole vault coaching ranks, Slagle helped guide South Plains to six women’s national team championships and five men’s national team championships. In 2012, he oversaw K’don Samuels who broke the Jamaican national record on his way to capturing the 2012 outdoor NAIA national championship in the pole vault. Slagle was also key in guiding Kelsey Wilson to two NJCAA national championships during the 2009 indoor and outdoor seasons. During his tenure at South Plains, Slagle coached a total of six men’s national qualifiers and four women’s national qualifiers in the pole vault.

Slagle also found success at the high school level where he gained head coaching experience and led teams to 12 district championships and two regional championships. In the pole vault alone he oversaw 12 state qualifiers and two state champions.

DIANE WHOLEY

ASSISTANT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Diane Wholey is in her 11th year as a member of the Texas Tech coaching staff. Wholey served as the coach for men’s and women’s high jump, javelin, decathlon and heptathlon and recently has moved to the position of Assistant Athletic Director. The 2008 season saw Wholey guide Julianne Kennedy to her second-straight Big 12 Indoor Championship in the pentathlon and her first All-American honor. During the outdoor season she coached her second-straight Big 12 Champion in the javelin as Mike Cast won and advanced to the NCAA Outdoor Championships. During the 2007 season, guided Julianne Kennedy to the Big 12 Indoor Champion in the pentathlon and a 14th place finish at the NCAA Championships. During the outdoor season, Kennedy, set a school record with 4,025 points, placing third in the heptathlon at the Big 12 Championships. Wholey also coached Jamie Robinson, who was the Big 12 Champion in the javelin. Lacey Wilson gave Wholey her second All-American as she cleared 5’10.75” in the high jump. The 2006 season Wholey saw Misty Coley earn All-American honors in the high jump by clearing 5’10”. TEXAS TECH TRACK AND FIELD

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In the winter of 2005, Lacy Wilson was crowned Big 12 Champion in the high jump, under the tutelage of Wholey. During the outdoor season, Wilson earned a bronze finish at the conference meet, was the Midwest regional champion and also qualified for the 2005 Outdoor National Championships. Wholey guided Chad Pharis to a 2003 Big 12 Championship in the high jump with a mark of 7’-2.5. Pharis continued to regionals to earn all-region status with a second-place finish, jumping a height of 7’-1”, qualifying him for Nationals. She previously served two years as an assistant coach at the University of Texas, where she handled coaching duties for field events and heptathletes and was also the Longhorns’ recruiting coordinator. During her two years at Texas, Wholey was able to enjoy success at the highest level, as she helped coach the Longhorns to the NCAA indoor and outdoor championships in 1998 and 1999. She also helped the Texas program garner the 1998 and 1999 indoor and outdoor Big 12 titles. Wholey began her track and field career as a freshman at the University of Houston in 1979, where she worked as a manager for the track and cross country teams. Wholey transferred to Texas A&M for her sophomore year and managed the Aggies’ track teams for the next four years.

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2013 RED RAIDER RETURNERS

TAHERIC BRANTLEY

JUNIOR

BRENDAN DEVLIN

SENIOR

SPRINTS LUBBOCK, TEXAS LUBBOCK

DISTANCE WESTON, MASS. UMASS-LOWELL WESTON

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

55m__________ 6.51, RED RAIDER OPEN (2013/11th) 60m____________ 7.01, BIG 12 Champs (2012/17th) 200m___________ 22.06, Big 12 Champs (2012/16th 400m______________ 49.93, TTU Invitational/16th

100m________10.69w, UTEP Invitational, (2011/10th) 200m _________ 21.54, LSU Invitational, (2012/13th) 400m__________ 55.50, Willie Williams (2012/13th)

Mile____________ 4:38.31, TUFTS Invite (2010/13th) 3000m________ 8:46.49, TAMU Challenge (2013/9th) 5000m_______ 15:29.50, TAMU Challenge (2012/3rd)

5,000m_________ 15:30.45, Texas Relays (2012/14th)

2012 OUTDOOR Competed in both the 100m and 200m...recorded a season-best time of 10.74 in the 100m at the Willie Williams Classic (3/17) to finish 8th...recorded a season-best time of 21.54 in the 200m at the LSU Battle on the Bayou (4/7) to finish 13th. 2012 INDOOR Finished 17th at the Big 12 Championships in the 60m with a time of 7.01...competed in both the 200m and 400m...recorded a season-best time of 23.38 at the UNM Don Kirby Collegiate Elite (2/3-4) in the 200m with a time of 22.38 to finish 29th...recorded a season-best time of 50.86 in the 400m at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge (1/27-28) to finish 12th. 2011 OUTDOOR Season-best wind-aided time of 10.69 in the 100m at the UTEP Invite (3/26)...finished 16th at the Big 12 Championships in the 100m with a time of 10.84...season-best time of 50.41 in the 400m at the TCU Invite (3/18) to finish 21st...competed on both the 4x100 and 4x400 relay. 2011 INDOOR Four Top 10 finishes....Placed fourth in the 200M with a time of 22.55 at the Texas Tech Open (1/15/11)...Finished second in the 55M with a time of 6.53 at the Texas Tech Quad. (2/17/11)... Member of the 7th place 4x400M relay team that finished with a time of 3:22.30 at the Texas Tech Open (1/15/11)...Placed 10th in the 200M with a time of 22.20 at the Texas Tech Quad. (2/17/11).

2012 OUTDOOR Competed in both the 1,500m run and the 5,000m run...ran a season-best time of 15:30.45 in the 5,000m at the Texas Relays (3/28-31). 2012 INDOOR Competed in both the 3,000m run and the 5,000m run...recorded a season-best time of 9:01.40 to place 36th overall at the Tyson Invitational (2/10)...placed third at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge in the 5,000m with a time of 15:29.50. 2011 CROSS COUNTRY Competed in six meets throughout the season...finished second at the Texas Tech Open (9/2) with a time of 22:12.3 in the four mile race...season best 8k time of 26:31.9 at the Big 12 Championship...competed at the Mountain Region meet and finished the 10k race with a time of 34:01.0. UMASS LOWELL Ran track and cross country 2010 ... USA Juniors Qualifier ... personal best of 15:21 in 5K and 32:35 in 10K

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JEREMY DODDRIDGE

JUNIOR

CASEY FELTON

JUNIOR

POLE VAULT EL PASO, TEXAS CORONADO

DECATHLON AMARILLO, TEXAS RANDALL

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

PV_________ 5.05m (16’-6.75”), TTU Open (2013/1st)

PV___________ 5.20m (17’-0.75”), UTEP (2012/2nd)

Hept._______ 3,428pts, TAMU Challenge (2011/10th).

100m__________11.97, Red Raider Open(2012/20th) 110mH___________ 16.42, WTAMU Open (2012/8th) JT_______ 48.68m (159’-8.00”), TTU Open (2012/1st) DT_____48.22m (158’-2.00”), WTAMU Open (2012/6th) SP____13.58m (44’-6.75”), Red Raider Open (2012/5th) LJ_________5.85m (19’-2.25”), TTU Invite (2010/9th)

2012 OUTDOOR Cleared a personal-best height of 17’-0.75 (5.20) at the UTEP Springtime Invitational to finish second...was one of two top-3 finishes on the season...cleared 16’-5.25” (5.01) at the Big 12 Championships to finish tied for 10th. 2012 INDOOR Collected three top-10 finishes in the pole vault...cleared a season-best height of 16’-0.75” (4.90) at the Texas Tech Open (1/20-21 to finish fifth. 2010 OUTDOOR Season best of 15’-8.50” in the pole vault at the Big 12 Championships. 2010 INDOOR Competed at three meets in the pole vault ... season best of 15”-11.75” in the pole vault.

JACORIAN DUFFIELD

SOPHOMORE HIGH JUMP SCHERTZ, TEXAS RANDOLPH

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

HJ_________ 2.18m (7’-1.75”), TTU Open (2013, 1st)

HJ__________2.20m (7’-2.50”), TTUOpen, (2012/1st)

2012 OUTDOOR Jumped onto the outdoor scene as one of the top high jumpers in the country...cleared a personal-best height of 7’-2.50” (2.20) at the Texas Tech Open (4/14)...the mark was the best of any freshman in the West Region...finished seventh at the NCAA West Preliminaries to qualify for the NCAA Championships where he cleared 7’-0.50” (2.15) to finish 17th overall...was one of just five freshman in the country to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Championships...cleared four bars over seven-feet. 2012 INDOOR Jumped onto the scene as a talented freshman high-jumper...cleared a season-best time of 7’-1.50” (2.17) at the Red Raider Open (2/4) to place first...placed tied for fifth at the Big 12 Championships by clearing 6’-9.50” (2.07)...collected a total of four top-five finishes.

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2012 OUTDOOR: Competed in the 100m, javelin, discus, shot put and the 110 meter hurdles...ran a season-best time of 11.97 in the 100m at the Red Raider Open (5/5)...recorded a season-best mark of 48.68 (159’-8”) in the javelin at the Texas Tech Open (4/14)...recorded a season-best mark of 48.22 (158’-2”) in the discus to finish 6th at the West Texas A&M Open (4/28)...recorded a season-best mark of 13.58 (44’-6.75”) in the shot put to finish 5th overall at the Red Raider Open (5/5)...ran a season-best time of 16.42 in the 110 meter hurdles to finish 8th at the West Texas A&M Open (4/28). 2012 INDOOR: Competed in the 55m, 55mH, shot put and long jump...finished 6th in the shot put at the Texas Tech Open (1/13-14) with a season-best mark of 44’-7”...ran a season-best time of 7.00 in the 55m dash at the Texas Tech Open (1/13-14)to finish 26th...ran a season-best time of 8.46 in 55 meter hurdles in the preliminaries at the Texas Tech Open (1/20-21). 2011 OUTDOOR Competed in the javelin and discus throws…finished 13th at the Big 12 Championships in the javelin with a mark of 47.14-meters (154’-8.00”)…recorded a season-best javelin mark of 48.28-meters (158’-4.00”) to finish 3rd at the UTEP Invitational (3/26)…finished 23rd at the Big 12 Championships in the discus throw with a mark of 44.70-meters (146-8.00”)…recorded a season-best mark of 54.06-meters in the discus to finish 9th at the Texas Tech Open (4/2). 2011 INDOOR Competed in the heptathlon and as a member of the 4x400 relay team…recorded a seasonbest point total of 3,248 in the heptathlon to finish 10th at the Texas A&M Invitational (1/28)... helped the 4x400 relay team to an 8th place finish at the Texas Tech Open (2/5) with a time of 3:32.85…season-best time of 6.96 in the 55-meter dash…season-best time of 7.51 in the 60-meter dash…season-best time of 8.52 in the 55-meter hurdles…season best time of 9.27 in the 60-meter hurdles…season best time of 3:04.11 in the 1,000-meter run…season-best mark of 6.15-meters (20’-2.25”) in the long jump…season best mark of 12.99-meters (42’7.50”) in the shot put.

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ISAIAH GILL

SENIOR

SPRINTS PLAINFIELD, N.J. SOUTH PLAINS PLAINFIELD INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST TIMES

400m_______________ 46.89, Big 12s, (2012/3rd) 600y_________ 1:11.00, TTU Invitational, (2011/4th) 200m______________ 21.03, TTU Quad (2011/2nd)

400m_________________ 46.46, UTEP (2012/4th) 400mH______________ 51.73, TTUOpen (2012/2nd

2012 OUTDOOR: Captured six top-five finishes...ran a season-best time of 46.46 to finish fourth at the UTEP Springtime Meet (3/24)...finished 8th at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 47.54...ran a season-best time of 51.73 in the 400 meter hurdles to finish 2nd at the Texas Tech Open (4/14). 2012 INDOOR: Captured four top-five finishes across three events...ran a season-best time of 46.89 to finish third at the Big 12 Championships...ran a season-best time of 1:11.59 to finish 7th in the 600yard run at the Texas Tech Open (1/20-21)...finished 8th in the 200 meter dash with a time of 48.12 at the U.N.M. Collegiate Elite. SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE Member of NJCAA Outdoor Championship teams in both 2009 and 2010...Two-time individual champion in the 400M at the Texas Relays (2009, 2010)...recorded personal best times of 21.03 in the indoor 200M and 46.98 in the indoor 400M.

EZEKIEL KISSORIO

JUNIOR

DISTANCE ELDORET, KENYA EAST CENTRAL ST. AUGUSTINES INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

Mile_______ 4:03.87, Tyson Invitational (2013/2nd) 3000M_____8:07.61, Meyo Invitational (2013/2nd)

800m_____________ 1:53.85, TTU Open (2012/1st) 1500m________ 3:47.25, LSU Invitational (2012/3rd) 3000mSC______ 8:58.48, NCAA West Prelims (2012/16)

2012 OUTDOOR Had a breakout season capturing three top-five finishes...competed in the 800m, 1,500m, 3,000m steeplechase and the 5,000m...ran a season-best 3:47.25 to finish third in the 1,500m at the LSU Invitational (4/7)...ran a season-best time of 1:53.85 in the 800m to capture a first place finish at the Texas Tech Open (4/14)...ran a season-best time of 8:58.48 in the 3,000m steeplechase to finish 16th a the NCAA West Preliminaries...ran a season-best 14:31.14 to finish 21st in the 5,000m run at the Mt. SAC Relays. 2012 INDOOR Competed in the 3,000 meter run where he ran a season-best time of 8:14.03 to finish 3rd at the Tyson Invitational. EAST CENTRAL All-Region selection in 2011...2011 Great American Conference Champion...first athlete in school history to earn Great American Conference Runner of the Week honors...2010 Lone Star Conference Runner of the Week...helped East Central to a 2011 Great American Conference championship in cross country.

TAJI HENLEY

SOPHOMORE THROWS SPRING, TEXAS SPRING

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

WT___________________16.75 (54’-54’-11.50”)

Discus_______ 51.37m (168’-6”), TTUOpen (2012/6th)

2012 OUTDOOR: Competed in the discus...collected four top-10 finishes...recorded a season-best mark of 51.37 (168’-6”) to finish 6th at the Texas Tech Open (4/14). 2012 INDOOR: Did not compete.

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BRYCE LAMB

SENIOR

KENDALL MCVEY

SOPHOMORE

JUMPS CHANDLER, ARIZ. CHANDLER

MIDDLE DISTANCE ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. CIBOLA

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

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LJ__________ 8.14m (26’-8.50”), Big 12s (2010/1st) TJ_______16.96 (55’-7.75”), NCAA Champs (2013/1st) 55m__________ 6.42,16. TTUOpen Jan.13 (2012/4th)

LJ____________ 8.15 (26’-9.00”), NCAAs (2011/4th) TJ_________ 16.10 (52’-10.00”), TTU Dual, (2010/1st)

800m____________ 1:54.19, UNM ELITE (2012/4th) 1,000m________ 2:32.03, TTUOpen Jan. 13 (2012/3rd)

800m_________ 1:51.06, Red Raider Open (2012/3rd)

2012 OUTDOOR: Recorded two top-five finishes in the long jump...held the No. 8 spot nationally in the long jump before suffering an injury at the NCAA West Preliminaries...placed fourth at the Big 12 Championships with a mark of 25’-2.50”...also one of the top triple jumpers in the nation holding the No. 4 mark nationally at 54’-4” entering the West Preliminaries. 2012 INDOOR: Earned first team All-American status in the long jump with a third place finish at the NCAA Championships where he recorded a mark of 25’-9.50”...recorded a season-best mark of 26’0.75” to place first at the Texas Tech Open (1/20-21)...also competed in the 55m dash where he ran a season-best time of 6.42 in the preliminaries at the Texas Tech Open (1/13-14). 2011 OUTDOOR Competed in the long jump and triple jump...placed fifth at the NCAA Championships in the long jump with a mark of 8.15-meters (26’-9.00”) to earn All-America honors...placed second at the NCAA West Preliminaries in the long jump with a mark of 7.79-meters (25’-6.75”) to advance to the NCAA Championships...finished second in the triple jump at the NCAA West Preliminaries with a season-best mark of 16.07-meters (52’-8.75”). 2011 INDOOR Competed in the long jump and the triple jump...placed fourth in the long jump at the NCAA Championships to earn All-America honors with a mark of 7.93-meters (26’-0.25”)...placed fifth in the long jump at the Big 12 Championships with a mark of 7.56-meters (24’-9.75”). 2010 OUTDOOR National qualifier in both the long jump and triple jump ... All-Big 12 in the long jump ... season bests of a wind-aided 26’-5 in the long jump and a wind-aided 52’-10” in the triple jump ... won two event titles during the season. 2010 INDOOR All-American in the long jump as he placed fifth ... also competed in the triple jump at the national meet ... first Red Raider and first Big 12 athlete to win the Big 12 Indoor Performer of the Year, Freshman of the Year and High Point performer of the Big 12 Championships ... Big 12 Champion in the triple jump and long jump ... set Big 12 meet record in the long jump with a mark of 26’-8.50” ... school records of 54’-00.50 in the triple jump and 26’-8.50 in the long jump ... ranked in the top 10 in both events throughout the season ... won a total of five event titles.

2012 OUTDOOR: Competed in the 800-meter run with a season-best time of 1:51.06 to place third at the Red Raider Open (5/5)...finished 14th at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 1:52.20. 2012 INDOOR: Jumped onto the scene as a talented freshman earning three top-five finishes in the 800-meter run...ran a season-best time of 1:54.19 to place fourth at the U.N.M. Collegiate Elite (2/1)...was a member of the Distance Medley Relay team and helped the Red Raiders to finish eighth at the Big 12 Indoor Championships with a time of 9:55.41.

KYAL MEYERS

JUNIOR

POLE VAULT CHINA SPRING, TEXAS CHINA SPRING INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

PV____5.41m (17’-9.00”), Tyson Invitational, (2013/4th)

PV________ 5.41m (17’-9.00”), TTUOpen, (2012/2nd)

2012 OUTDOOR Earned second team All-American honors in the pole vault with a clearance of 5.30m (17’4.50”) at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to place 10th overall...Big 12 Runner-Up with a clearance of 5.31m (17’-5.00”)...cleared a season-best and personal-best height of 5.41m (17’-9.00”) at the Texas Tech Open on April 4...the mark ranked No. 13 nationally for the 2012 Outdoor season. 2012 INDOOR Earned second team All-American honors clearing a bar of 5.30m (17’-4.50”) and placing 11th overall...Big 12 Runner-Up with a clearance of 5.30m (17’4.50”)...cleared a season-best height of 5.38m (17’-75”) at the Red Raider Open meet on Feb. 4...collected a total of three first place finishes. 2011 OUTDOOR Big 12 Runner-Up with a clearance of 5.28m (17’-3.75”)...cleared a season-best height of 5.35m (17’6.50” to place 7th overall at the Texas Relays. 2011 INDOOR Big 12 Pole Vault Champion...captured the championship with a clearance of 5.30m (17’-4.50”) on his first attempt...named Big 12 Outstanding Performer of the Year.

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BOSTON SPIVA

SENIOR

POLE VAULT ARLINGTON, TEXAS ARLINGTON HS

NICK TAM

JUNIOR

HIGH JUMP MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS MINERAL WELLS HS

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

PV____ 4.98m (16’-4.00”), Red Raider Open, (2012/5th)

PV_________ 5.05m (16’-6.75”), TTUOpen (2011/2nd)

HJ_________ 2.05m (6’-8.75”), TTU Open, (2011/2nd)

HJ _____1.98m (6’-6.00”), LSU Invitational, (2012/13th)

2012 OUTDOOR: Competed in the pole vault...cleared a season-best height of 16’-5.25” to place 13th at the Big 12 Championships in Manhattan, Kan...cleared a total of three bars over 16-feet including a bar of 16’-0.75” to place fourth at the UTEP Springtime Invitational. 2012 INDOOR: Competed in the pole vault...cleared a season-best height of 16’-4.00” to place fifth at the Red Raider Open...totaled two top-10 finishes...cleared 15’-7.25” to place seventh at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge. 2011 OUTDOOR: Competed in the pole vault and as a member of the 4x400 relay team...finished 9th at the Big 12 Championships in the pole vault clearing a bar of 4.98-meters (16’-4.00”)...cleared a seasonbest height of 5.05-meters (16’-6.75”) to finish 2nd at the Texas Tech Open (4/22)...Cleared three bars over 16-feet during the season. 2011 INDOOR: Competed in the pole vault...cleared a season-best height of 4.91-meters (16’-1.25”) to finish 3rd at the Texas A&M Challenge (1/28)...finished 2nd at the Texas Tech Open clearing a bar of 4.90-meters (16’-0.75”) at the Texas Tech Open (1/15)...finished 10th at the Big 12 Championships (2/25) clearing a bar of 4.85-meters (15’-11.00”).

2012 OUTDOOR Competed in the high jump...cleared a season-best height of 6’-6.00” to place 13th at the LSU Invitational...cleared a height of 6’-3.25” to place eighth at the Willie Williams Classic. 2012 INDOOR Competed in the high jump…cleared a season-best height of 2.04-meters (6’-8.25”) to place 6th at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge (1/27)…placed fifth at the Texas Tech Open (1/20) clearing a bar of 1.99-meters (6’-6.25”)…finished 12th at the New Mexico Collegiate Elite (2/3) clearing a bar of 1.98-meters (6’-6.00”). 2011 OUTDOOR Competed in the high jump…cleared a career-best height of 2.05-meters (6’-8.75”) at the Texas Tech Open (4/2) to finish 2nd…earned a first place finish at the UTEP Invite (3/26) clearing a bar of 2.02-meters (6’-8.00)…finished 5th at the Texas Tech Open (4/2) clearing a bar of 2.03-meters (6’-8.00”)…finished 10th at the Big 12 Championships clearing a bar of 2.01-meters (6’-700”). 2011 INDOOR Competed in the high jump…finished 8th at the Big 12 Championships clearing a season-best height of 2.06-meters (6’-9.00”)…earned three top-three finishes…cleared six bars of over 6’5.00”...finished 2nd at the Texas Tech Invitational (1/22) clearing a bar of 1.98-meters (6’-6.00”).

2010 OUTDOOR: Competed in the pole vault ... season best of 16’-6.75” at the Sooner Invitational ... compete at the Big 12 Championships placing 12th. 2010 INDOOR: Season best of 16’-00.75” in the pole vault at the Texas Tech Invite ... finished in 14th at the Big 12 Championships.

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KYLE THOMPSON

SOPHOMORE

KOLE WELDON

SOPHOMORE

THROWS JACKSBORO, TEXAS MIDWESTERN JACKSBORO

COMBINED EVENTS ARGYLE, TEXAS ARGYLE

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Hept._____ 4,991pts, Big 12 Championships (2013/7th)

PV____ 4.75m (15’-7.00”), Red Raider Open (2012/2nd) 100m_________ 10.98, Red Raider Open (2012/17th) 200m_________ 23.02, LSU Invitational (2012/32nd) Javelin:_44.07m (144’-7.00”), Red Raider Open (2012/4th

2012 OUTDOOR Competed in the pole vault, 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash and the javelin...season-best mark of 4.75 (15’-7.00”) in the pole vault to finish second at the Red Raider Open (5/5)... captured a first place finish in the pole vault at the West Texas A&M Open (4/28) clearing the bar at 4.68-meters (15’-4.25”)...season-best time of 10.98 in the 100-meter dash in a 17th place finish at the Red Raider Open (5/5)...season-best time of 23.02 in the 200-meter dash at the LSU Invitational...recorded a season-best mark of 44.07-meters (144’-7.00”)in the javelin at the Red Raider Open (5/5).

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800m____________ 1:54.19, UNM ELITE (2012/4th) 1,000m________ 2:32.03, TTUOpen Jan. 13 (2012/3rd)

800m_________ 1:51.06, Red Raider Open (2012/3rd)

2012 OUTDOOR Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the discus throw as a freshman with a mark of 58.50-meters (191’-11”) and fifth place finish at the NCAA West Preliminaries in Austin, Texas... recorded the fourth-best shot put throw in school history to finish first at the Texas Tech Red Raider Open (5/5) with a mark of 18.10 (59’-4.75”)...collected a total of seven top-five finishes in the shot put...recorded a season-best mark of 59.92 (196’-7.00”) in the discus to finish second at the Texas Tech Open (4/14). 2012 INDOOR Competed in the shot put and the weight throw...finished sixth in the shot put at the Big 12 Championships with a season-best mark of 17.79 meters (57’-8.50”)...finished first overall at the Red Raider Open in the weight throw with a season-best mark of 17.20 meters (56’-5.25”)... collected four top-five finishes in the shot put...collected three top-five finishes in the shot put.

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2013 RED RAIDER NEWCOMERS

BRADLEY ADKINS

FRESHMAN - HIGH JUMP // IDALOU, TEXAS // IDALOU

IDALOU HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered four years competing in the high jump, long jump, triple jump, and hurdles...cleared a career-best height of 2.13-meters (7’-0”) in the high jump...named the 2A Athlete of the Year in Texas during both the 2010 and 2011 seasons...also played football and basketball winning state championships in both sports.

ALEC ARENA

SOPHOMORE - LONG JUMP // ABILENE, TEXAS // OLE MISS // ABILENE

OLE MISS - Competed in the long jump for the Rebels during the 2012 indoor and outdoor seasons...recorded an indoor personal-best mark of 6.93-meters (22’-9.00”) in the long jump in a 7th-place finish at the Kentucky Rod Mcravey Memorial meet...recorded an outdoor personal-best mark of 6.78m (22’-3.00”) in an 8th-place finish at the Ole Miss Invite. ABILENE HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered in both football and track and field...competed in the pole vault, long jump and as a member of the 4x100 and 4x200 relay team...personal-best mark of 14’-6.00” in the pole vault...personal-best mark of 22’-11.00” in the long jump...named Abilene High School Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2011...helped lead the track and field team to district championships during the 2010 and 2011 seasons...helped the football team to a district and regional championship during the 2011 season.

SHUJAA BENSON

FRESHMAN - SPRINTS/HURDLES/ JUMPTS // ARUSH, TANZANIA // ILLINOIS // EDWIN ALLEN

2012 OUTDOO (ILLINOIS) - Competed in the long jump for Illinois...placed first at Tom Botts Invitational with 23-5 ¼ (7.14m), a personal-best...Placed seventh at Sea Ray Relays with 23-2 ½ (7.07m).Q 2011 INDOOR (ILLINOIS) - Competed in the hurdles and long jump...recorded a season-best mark of 7.34 (24’-1.00”) in the long jump to place fifth at the Tyson Invitational...recorded a season-best time of 8.16 to place fourth at the Illini Classic. LOYOLA ACADEMY - Took third place in the 300-meter hurdles and fifth in the 110m hurdles at the 2010 Illinois Class 3A state meet ... Owns personal-best marks of 38.13 in the 300m hurdles, 14.20 in the 110m hurdles and 22-6 in the long jump ... was an all-state selection in 2010.

DWAYNE EXTOL

JUNIOR - SPRINTS // KINGSTON, JAMAICA // ALABAMA // WOLMOER’S BOYS SCHOOL

ALABAMA - Competed for the Tide during the 2011 and 2012 seasons...advanced to the 2012 NCAA East Preliminaries in the 200-meter dash...recorded a personal-best time of 20.99 at the 2012 Ole Miss Invite...recorded a personal-best time of 47.46 in the 400m at the USF Bulls Invitational. WOLMER’S BOYS SCHOOL - Led Wolmer’s Boys’ School to its first Jamaican Boys’ Championship in 54 years ... took first place in the 400m, second in the 400m hurdles and second in the 200m in that meet ... ran a leg on the 4x400m relay team that finished fourth at the IAAF Championships ... was the Jamaican Youth Champion in the 400m hurdles in 2007 and was fifth in the IAAF World Youth Championships that season ... was second in the under-20 400m hurdles at the 2010 CARIFTA games with a personal best time of 51.50 ... ran a leg on Jamaica’s under-20 4x400m relay team that won the event with a time of 3:10.63.

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TANNER FULMER

FRESHMAN - POLE VAULT // LAS VEGAS, NEV. // DESENT OASIS

DESERT OASIS Lettered in four years in track and field...competed in the pole vault..regional champion as a senior setting the regional meet record...member of Team Nevada at the Great Southwest meet in 2011 and 2012.

JORGE GARCIA

RS-FRESHMAN - THROWS // TAMPICO, MEXICO

TECNOLOGICO DE MONTERREY - Competed as a thrower in the shot put and the discus...National Champion as a freshman...recorded a personal-best throw of 16.80m (55’-1.50”) in 2010...recorded a personal-bets mark of 17.40m (57’-1.00”) in 2011. PREPA TEC TAMPICO Competed as a thrower in the shot put and discus...three-time national champion (2008-10)...youth national record holder in the shot put with a mark of 18.24m (59’-10.25”)...junior national and Central American record in the shot put with a mark of 19.18m (57’-2.00”)...competed at the Central American and Carribean Championship in 2010 in the Dominican Republic...also competed at the World Junior Championship Games in 2010 in Canada.

KYLE GOOCH

RS - FRESHMAN - THROWS // MILLSAP, TEXAS // MILLSAP

MILLSAP - Lettered four years under head coach Chad Barron...Finished fourth at the state championships in Discus and Shot Put...Regional Champion in discus and regional runner-up in Shot Put...Has one sibling, Ashley (14)...Father, Dennis, played football at TCU...also lettered four years in football...Played defensive end...Garnered All-State honors in 2009....Named district Defensive MVP in 2010...Named to the Academic All-State team in 2010 in football...Plans to major in Business.

KENNEDY KITHUKA

2012 NCAA CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPION

SENIOR - DISTANCE // THIKA, KENYA // WAYLAND BAPTIST // ST. PAUL’S

2012 CROSS COUNTRY - 2012 NCAA Cross Country Individual Champion....Big 12 Individual Champion...went undefeated in seven meets...broke four course records...finished first at the NCAA Cross Country Championships with a course record time of 28:31.3...finished first overall at the Mountain Regional meet with a time of 29:36.38...finished first overall at the Big 12 Championships by over a minute with a time of 22:52.8 in the 8,000-meter race...first Texas Tech men’s NCAA Cross Country Champion in school history...first Texas Tech men’s Big 12 Individual Champion in school history. WAYLAND BAPTIST - Trained under head coach Brian Whitlock...two-time NAIA Cross Country Individual Champion...won the 2012 NAIA National Championship in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 29:35.85 nearly a full minute ahead of the runner-up...won the 2012 NAIA National Championship in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 14:04.72...personal-best time in the 8,000-meter run of 23:08...personal-best time in the mile of 4:07...personal-best time of 7:58 in the 3,000-meter run...personal-best time of 13:28 in the 5,000-meter run...personal-best time of 28:18 in the 10,000-meter run...personal-best time of 3:46 in the 1,500-meter run.

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JONATHON LIRA

JUNIOR - DISTANCE // PLAINS, TEXAS // SOUTH PLAINS // PLAINS

SOUTH PLAINS - Helped South Plains to capture back-to-back outdoor national championships in 2011 and 2012...recorded a personal-best time of 3:59 in the 1,500-meter...recorded a personal-time of 2:31 in the 1,000-meter run. PLAINS - Helped Plains to capture the 1A State Cross Country Championship...also helped the basketball team to a 1A State Championship appearance...earned All-State cross country honors...individual state runner-up in cross country...finished second in the 1,600-meter run and third in the 3,200-meter run at the state meet...junior state champion in the 1,600-meter run and the 3,200-meter run.

CONNOR LOFTIS

FRESHMAN - POLE VAULT // SHALLOWATER, TEXAS // SHALLOWATER

SHALLOWWATER - Lettered in football, basketball, golf, cross country and track and field...competed in the pole vault, mile and as a member of the 4x400 relay team...cleared a career-best 14-feet in the pole vault...ran a career-best 5:07 in the mile run.District 2-3A as a senior...2011 District 2-3A Champion...All-District selection as a cornerback as a member of the football team...named MVP Defensive Back in 2012...2010 Cross Country MVP...helped the football team to the state quarterfinals in 2012.

JULIAN MUNROE

FRESHMAN - SPRINTS // FREEPORT, BAHAMAS // ST PAULS

ST. PAUL’S - Competed in the 200m and 400m...personal best time of 47.8 in the 400m...personal-best time of 21.6 in the 200m...earned state and national honors in the 400m...competed in the 2010 and 2012 Carifta Games...competed in the 2010 Youth Olympics...competed in the 2012 Junior World Games and the 2011 Pan Am Games.

KYLE PADALECKI

FRESHMAN - POLE VAULT // ST. HEDWIG, TEXAS // EAST CENTRAL

ST. PAUL’S - Lettered in track and field and football...competed in the pole vault...cleared a personal-best height of 16’-3.00”...2011 regional champion...fourtime district champion...three-time All-District honoree in football.

JOSPEH RICHARDS III

FRESHMAN - SPRINTS // BEAUMONT, TEXAS // CLIFTON J. OZEN

CLIFTON J. OZEN - Lettered in track and field and basketball...competed in the 400-meter dash and as a member of the 4x100 and 4x400 relay...personal-best time of 47.01 in the 400-meter dash...garnered All-State and All-District honors...earned All-District honors as a member of the basketball team as a sophomore.

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RAYMOND RIOS

FRESHMAN - MIDDLE DISTANCE/DISTANCE // LUBBOCK, TEXAS // ESTACADO

ESTACADO - Lettered in track and field, football and wrestling...competed in the 400m, 800m 1,600m and as a member of the 4x400 relay...personal-best time of 1:53 in the 800m...personal-best time of 4:27 in the 1,600m...recorded a personal-best split-time of 49.5 in the 4x400 relay...district champion, regional champion and state runner-up in the 800m as a senior...three-time district champion and two-time regional champion in the 800m...2011 district champion in the 1,600m before finishing sixth at state in the event...named all-district in football during both the 2011 and 2012 seasons...four-time district champion in wrestling...state qualifier in wrestling in 2010...named academic All-State in 2012...valedictorian of the 2012 senior class.

NICK RIVERA

FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // LAPUENTE, CALIF. // ROWLAND

ROWLAND - Lettered four years in track and field...competed in the 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1,000m, 4x400 relay, 4x100 relay and the long jump...personal best of 48.00 in the 400-meter dash...personal best of 1:51 in the 800-meter run...personal-best of 4:11 in the 1,000 meter run...personal best of 22.00 in the 200-meter dash...CIF Champion in the 1,6000-meter run..named league MVP and first-team All-League...state qualifier and League Champion in the 800m, 1,600m and the 4x400 relay...two time first team All-League selection and two-time league MVP in cross country...also competed in soccer.

RAMON RUEDA

SOPHOMORE - DISTANCE

NEW MEXICO STATE Member of both the track and field and cross country teams...competed in the 800-meter run and the 1,500-meter run...personal-best time of 1:53.65 in the 800-meter run...personal-best of 4:01 in the 1,500-meter run. MAYFIELD HIGH SCHOOL Lettered two years in track and field...competed in the 400-meter dash, 800-meter run, mile run, two-mile run and as a member of the 4x400 relay team...placed fifth at the New Mexico State Championships in the 800-meter run as a senior...helped pace the distance medley relay to a third place finish at the New Mexico State Championships as a senior...personal-best of 1:57 in the 800-meter run...personal-best of 51 seconds in the 400-meter dash.

JOSH SONNEN

FRESHMAN - POLE VAULT // MIDLOTHIAN, TEXAS // MIDLOTHIAN

MIDLOTHIAN - Lettered four years in track and field...competed in the pole vault...personal-best clearance of 16’-6.00�...finished fourth in Texas 5A as a senior...2010 4A state runner up in 2010...second runner-up at the 2011 Texas Relays...2009 national runner-up.

JAMESON TOMLIN

SOPHOMORE - DISTANCE // KATY, TEXAS // KATY

KATY - Competed in cross country and track...elected as team captain during both junior and senior seasons...regional qualifier in 2010...regional qualifier in the 3,200 in track during the 2011 season...personal-best time of 16:17 in the 5,000-meter run...personal-best time of 9:58 in the 3,200-meter run...personal-best time of 4:30 in the 1,600-meter run. DALLAS BAPTIST - Competed in cross country and track...helped the Patriots to a Heartland Conference Championship in 2011.

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VINCENT TORDESILLAS

FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS // REAGAN

2012 CROSS COUNTRY - Competed in three meets...season-best time of 26:26.60 in the 8,000-meter at the Kansas Rim Rock Classic (9/29)...competed at the Big 12 Championships and finished 79th overall with a time of 27:36.50 in the 10,000-meter race. REAGAN - Competed in cross country and track and field...helped team to qualify for regionals during both the 2010 and 2011 seasons...earned academic all-district honors in 2012...2012 individual regional qualifier in the 1,600-meter run...2011 individual regional qualifier in cross country...personal-best time of 15:50 in the 5,000-meter run...personal-best time of 4:30 in the mile run...personal best time of 2:00 in the 800-meter run.

MARCOS VALLEJO

FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // LLANO, TEXAS // LLANO

2012 CROSS COUNTRY - Competed in six meets including the Big 12 Championships...finished 66th overall in the Mountain Region Championships with a time of 32:09.8 in the 10,000-meter race...finished 43rd overall at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 25:23.3 in the 8,000-meter race...finished 3rd overall at the Texas Tech Ruidoso Open (8/31) with a time of 21:18.60 in the four-mile race...finished 10th overall at the Texas Tech Open (9/14) with a time of 26:18.41 in the 8,000-meter race. LLANO - Competed in both cross country and track and field...helped Llano to four district championships...helped Llano to a top-15 ranking four times...personal-best time of 15:05 in the 5,000-meter run...personal-best time of 9:31 in the two-mile run...personal-best time of 4:22 in the mile.

DANIEL WEDELL

FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // CEDAR PARK, TEXAS // VISTA RIDGE

2012 CROSS COUNTRY - Competed in five meets including the Big 12 Championships and the Mountain Region Championships....finished 14th overall at the Texas Tech Open (9/14) with a time of 26:44.84 in the 8,000-meter race...finished 73rd overall at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 27:19.60. VISTA RIDGE - Competed in cross country and soccer...recorded a time of 16:00 in the 5,000-meter run...earned all-district honors in cross country during both junior and senior campaigns...helped the soccer team to reach the state playoffs...member of the National Honor Society.

CLAY WIEMERS

FRESHMAN - POLE VAULT // FREDERICKSBURG, TEXAS // FREDERICKSBURG

FREDERICKSBURG - Lettered two years in track and field...competed in the pole vault and triple jump...cleared a personal-best height of 14’-6.00” in the pole vault...recorded a personal-best mark of 40’-3.00” in the triple jump...member of the National Honor Society...earned Academic All-State honors as a senior.

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JOSHUA WILLIAMS

FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // CEDAR PARK, TEXAS // VISTA RIDGE

2012 CROSS COUNTRY VISTA RIDGE - Competed in track and field and cross country...helped team to a fifth place finish at the state cross country meet in 2011...earned all-district honors in cross country.

KENNETH WILLIAMS

FRESHMAN - SPRINTS// HIGH POINT N.C. // WOODROW WILSON

WOODROW WILSON - Competed in track and field and cross country...helped team to a fifth place finish at the state cross country meet in 2011...earned alldistrict honors in cross country.

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2013 LADY RAIDER RETURNERS

MARIAM AMADU

JUNIOR

RACHEL FOLAN

JUNIOR

SPRINTS LUBBOCK, TEXAS LUBBOCK

DISTANCE GLEN ELLYN, ILL. GLENBARD WEST ST. MARY’S

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

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OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

400m_______________57.35, TTUOpen (2012/5th) 600y_____1:26.27, Big 12 Championships (2012/15th)

200m ______________21.11, TCU Invite (2011/21st) 400m__________ 55.50, Willie Williams (2012/13th)

800m______________2:19.81, TTUOpen (2012/3rd) 1000m____2:56.22, Big 12 Championships (2012/11th) Mile__________ 5:03.93, TAMU Challenge (2013/5th) 3000M___ 10:22.20, Big 12 Championships (2012/28th)

800m________ 2:14.95f, Red Raider Open, (2012/4th) 1,500m________ 4:33.15f, Mt SAC Relays, (2012/78th) 5,000m_18:02.70f, Azuza Pacific Invitational, (2012/14th)

2012 OUTDOOR Competed in the 400-meter dash and the 400-meter hurdles....season best mark of 1:02.84 in the 400-meter hurdles to place second at the Willie Williams Classic (3/17)...season-best mark of 57.02 to place sixth at the Willie Williams Classic. 2012 INDOOR Competed in the 400-meter dash, 500-meter dash, 600-meter run and the 600-yard run... recorded a season-best time of 57.35 in the 400-meter dash to place fifth at the Texas Tech Open (1/13)...finished 24th at the New Balance Invitational (2/3) with a time of 1:16.78 in the 500-meter...finished third at the New Mexico Collegiate Elite (2/10) with a time of 1:35.05 in the 600-meter run...recorded a season-best time of 1:26.27 to finish 15th at the Big 12 Championships in the 600-yard run.

2012 OUTDOOR Competed in the 800-meter run and the 1,500-meter run...recorded a season-best time of 2:14.95 in the 800-meter run to finish fourth at the Red Raider Open (5/5)...recorded a seasonbest time of 4:33.14 to finish 78th in the 1,500-meter run at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/19)...placed third at the LSU Invitational (4/7) in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:38.50. 2012 INDOOR Competed in the 800-meter, 1,000-meter, mile and 3,000-meter run...season-best time of 2:19.81 in the 800-meter to finish third at the Red Raider Open (2/4)...season-best time of 2:56.22 to finish 11th in the preliminaries of the Big 12 Championships...season-best time of 5:10.06 to finish 15th in the mile run at the Tyson Invitational...season-best time of 10:22.20 to finish 28th in the 3,000-meter run at the Big 12 Championships.

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KATIE GRIMES

SENIOR

HURDLES TWO-TIME ALL-AMERICA CANYON, TEXAS HURDLES CANYON

CANDACE JACKSON

SENIOR

SPRINTS MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS MINERAL WELLS HS

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55mH________ 7.67p, Masked Rider Open, (2013/1st) 60mH_______8.15p, NCAA Championships, (2013/7th)

100mH____________12.99fw, TTU Open, (2012/1st) 13.20p, NCAA Championships, (2012/15th)

55m____________ 7.03, Red Raider Open (2011/3rd) 60m________ 7.50, Big 12 Championships (2013/9th) 200m_______23.75, Big 12 Championships (2013/6th) 400m_______53.85, Big 12 Championships (2012/4th)

2012 OUTDOOR Continued her stellar junior campaign earning second team All-American honors in the 100-meter hurdles...ran a personal-best time of 12.99 at the Red Raider Open...the time is the fastest wind-aided time in school history....Big 12 runner up with a time of 13.00...earned five top-five finishes on the season...set the official wind-legal school record with a time of 13.20 at the NCAA Championships...re-wrote the record books by running the three fastest times in school history under a 4.0 wind reading. 2012 INDOOR Had a breakout season in the sprint hurdles recording the top three times in school history in the 55-meter hurdles including the school record mark of 7.74 in the season opener at the Texas Tech Open on Jan. 14. 2011 OUTDOOR Placed third overall at the Big 12 Championships in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 13.42... garnered five top-five finishes in the 100-meter hurdles with a season-best time of 13.21 in a first place finish at the Texas Tech Open (4/22)...also competed in the 400-meter hurdles with a season-best time of 1:04.12 at the TCU Invite. 2011 INDOOR Competed in the pentathlon and the sprint hurdles...finished fourth at the Big 12 Championships in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.49...placed seventh in the pentathlon at the Texas A&M Challenge with 3,418. 2010 OUTDOOR: Competed in the long jump, 100M hurdles and 400M hurdles during the season ... ran a season best of 13.68 in the 110M hurdles at the Texas Tech Invitational ... best of 1:04.69 in the 400M hurdles at the Sooner Invitational ... won the 400M hurdles at the Texas Tech Open ... jumped a season best of 17’-10.75” (5.45M). 2010 INDOOR: Competed in six events during the season ... season best of 17’-8.75” in the long jump, 33’-7.50” in the shot put, 8.07 in the 55M hurdles, 8.69 in the 60M hurdles and 2:33.80 in the 800M ... season best score of 2,828 in the pentathlon at the Big 12 Indoor Championships.

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OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS 100m______ 11.51f, Willie Williams Classic (2012/2nd) 200m______________22.89fw, TTU Invitational, 1st 400m______________ 52.60, TTU Open (2011/2nd)

2012 OUTDOOR: Earned first team All-American Honors as a member of the 4x100 relay team and second team honors as a member of the 4x400 relay team...competed in the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash and the 400-meter dash...ran a personal-best time of 11.51 in the 100-meter dash at the Willie Williams Classic...ran a personal-best time of 23.11 in the 200-meter dash at the Red Raider Open which ranked fourth in school history...ran a season-best time of 53.71 in the 400-meter dash at the NCAA West Preliminaries. 2012 INDOOR: Earned first team All-American honors as a member of the 4x400 relay team...competed in the 55-meter dash, 200-meter dash and 400-meter dash...ran a season best time of 7.10 in the 55-meter dash...ran a season-best time of 23.90 in the 200-meter dash...ran a season-best time of 53.41 in the 400-meter dash to place fifth at the Big 12 Championships. 2011 OUTDOOR: Earned second team All-American honors in the 400-meter dash with a time of 53.27...also earned second team All-American honors as a member of the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams. 2011 INDOOR: Competed in the 55-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash along with 4x400 relay and the distance medley relay...helped the DMR to a runner-up finish at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 11:10.63. 2010 OUTDOOR: All-American in both the 4x100M and 4x400M relays ... member of first All-American 4x100M relay in school history ... All-Big 12 in both the 4x100M and 4x400M relays ... season best of 11.57 in the 100M and 23.60 in the 200M ... member of 4x100M that ran a season best of 44.18 and 3:33.54 in the 4x400M relay. 2010 INDOOR: All-American in the 4x400M relay ... All-Big 12 in the 4x400M relay ... season bests of 7.11 in the 55M, 7.59 in the 60M and 24.27 in the 200M.

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OLIVIA LEWIS

SENIOR

SPRINTS ST. LOUIS, MO. NEW MEXICO JC GATEWAY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

AVRIL MCGHEE

SOPHOMORE

JUMPS SPANISH TOWN, JAMAICA A. JAGO

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400m__________ 54.91, New Mexico Elite (2012/7th) 600y_____________1:34.33,TTU Open (2013/12th)

100m____________ 11.91pw, UNM Elite (2010/5th) 200m___________ 23.97f, Willie Williams (2012/4th) 400m__________54.23f, Red Raider Open (2012/4th)

TJ____ 12.55m (41’-2.25”), Big 12 Champs (2013/2nd) LJ_________ 5.08 (16’-8.00”), UNM Elite (2012/22nd)

TJ______ 12.62 (41’-5.00”), Big 12 Champs (2012/4th)

2012 OUTDOOR Competed in the 200-meter dash and the 400-meter dash...recorded a season-best time of 23.97 in the 200-meter dash to finish fourth at the Willie Williams Classic...recorded a seasonbest time of 53.20 in the 400-meter dash to finish fourth at the Red Raider Open.

2012 OUTDOOR Competed in the triple jump...advanced to the NCAA West Preliminaries as a freshman...recorded a season-best mark of 12.62m (41’-5.00”) to place fourth at the Big 12 Championships...finished first in the triple jump at the Willie Williams Classic with a mark of 12.58m (41’3.25”)...recorded a total of four top-five finishes during the outdoor season.

2012 INDOOR: All American in the 4x400 relay...competed in the 400-meter dash and as a member of the 4x400 relay...helped the 4x400 relay to a seventh place finish at the NCAA Championships with a time of 3:34.66...helped the 4x400 relay team run a season-best time of 3:34.51 at the Iowa State Last Chance meet...recorded a season-best time of 54.91 in the 400-meter dash at the UNM Collegiate Elite.

2012 INDOOR Competed in the triple jump...and long jump...finished fifth at the Big 12 Championships in the triple jump with a mark of 12.05m (39’-6.50”)...recorded a season-best triple jump mark of 12.35m (40’6.25”) to finish 12 at the New Balance Invitational in New York...recorded a seasonbest mark of 5.08m (16’-8.00”) to place 22nd in the long jump at the UNM Collegiate Elite.

NEW MEXICO JUNIOR COLLEGE: 2010 4x100 meter relay Outdoor Champion...2009 400M Indoor Champion. GATEWAY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: Competed in the 100M, 200M, and 400M...Won the Triple Crown with a time of 11.75 in the 100M, 23.9 in the 200M and 54.9 in the 400M

A. Jago High School Competed in the triple and long jump...placed second in the triple jump at the High School Championship...placed fourth in the Carifta Games in 2011...placed 1st in the Carifta Trials for a spot on the Jamaican team...helped St. Jago High School team to two third place finishes in 2010 and 2011 at High School Championships.

ADRIENNE LONG

JUNIOR

THROWS MESQUITE, TEXAS HORN

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS DT____ 44.81m (147’-0.00”), Big 12 Champs (2011/20)

2012 OUTDOOR Competed in the discus throw...recorded a season-best mark of 41.52m (136’-3”) to place 16th at the Big 12 Championships...finished sixth at the Texas Tech Open with a mark of 40.99 (134’-6”). 2012 INDOOR Did not compete 2011 OUTDOOR Competed in the discus throw...finished 20th at the Big 12 Championships with a mark of 44.81 (147’-0”)...earned three top-five finishes including a third place finish at the Texas Tech Open with a mark 42.54 (139’-7”). 2011 INDOOR Did not compete HORN: Competed in track and field ... three-time district champion, once in shot put and twice in district ... qualified for the regional meet four-straight years

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IFEATU OKAFOR

SENIOR

MICHAELA PALU

SOPHOMORE

THROWS HOUSTON, TEXAS WESTBURY

HIGH JUMP SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS MARSHALL

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST TIMES

SP_____ 17.10m (54’-1.25”), Big 12 Champs (2011/3rd) WT___ 14.70m (48’-2.75”), TTU Invitational (2010/7th)

DT____ 55.43m (181’-10.00”), WTAMU Open (2012/1st) SP_________ 17.77, Big 12 Championships (2011/1st)

2012 OUTDOOR Competed in the shot put and the discus...four first place finishes and eight top-three finishes in the shot put...three first place finishes and six top-three finishes in the discus throw...seasonbest mark of 16.98m (55’-8.50”) in the shot put to finish first at the Red Raider Open...the mark ranked No. 11 nationally to end the year...season-best mark of 55.43m (181’-10.00”) to finish first at the West Texas A&M Open...the mark ranked No. 10 nationally to end the year. 2012 INDOOR Competed in the shot put...season best mark of 16.51m (54’-2”) to finish fourth at the UNM Don Kirby Collegiate Elite...recorded four throws of over 50-feet. 2011 OUTDOOR First Team All-American...Big 12 Shot Put Champion...captured the Big 12 title with a seasonbest and school record mark of 17.77m (58’-3.75”)...finished the season with four first place finishes in the shot put and one in the discus throw...finished sixth at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 19.96 (55’-7.75”) in the shot put...season best mark of 53.77m (176’-5”) in the discus throw...fourth at the Big 12 Championships in the discus with a mark of 53.09m (174’2.00”). 2011 INDOOR Second Team All-American....Competed in the shot put...earned All-Big 12 honors finishing third with a season-best and NCAA Automatic Qualifying mark of 17.10m (56’-1.25”)...earned six top-five finishes with five throws of over 50-feet...finished 16th at at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 16.22m (53’-2.75”). 2010 OUTDOOR: All-Big 12 in the shot put ... season best of 51’-11.25” at the Oklahoma Invitational ... best of 152’-9” in the discus at the Texas Tech Dual meet. 2010 INDOOR: Competed in both the shot put and hammer throw during the season ... season best of 47’-9” in the shot put and 48’-2.50” in the hammer ... won the shot put at the Texas Tech Open with a throw of 46’-2.75”. 2009: Redshirt HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Westbury high school in Houston ... was involved in National Honor Society, Student Council and Black History Club ... she was named all-district, all-region with her best throw in the shot put being 46’-4”.

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HJ__________ 1.69m (5’-6.50”), TTU Open (2013/1st)

HJ______ 1.71m (5’-7.25”), LSU Invitational (2012/1st)

2012 OUTDOOR: Had a successful freshman campaign highlighted by a first place finish in the high jump a the LSU Invitational with a personal-best clearance of 1.71m (5’-7.25”)...finished 12th at the Big 12 Championships with a clearance of 1.70m (5’-7.00”) which she cleared on her second attempt. 2012 INDOOR: Competed unattached. MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL: Finished fifth the region in 4x200 relay...District champion and second in region in high jump.... Sixth in high jump at state meet...also competed in volleyball...earned two letters in basketball...member of National Honor Society.

CHELSEA SCOTT

JUNIOR

DISTANCE KELLER, TEXAS KELLER

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

Mile______________ 5:29.71, TTU Open (2012/9th) 3,000m___ 10:22.83, Big 12 Championships (2012/29th) 5,000m_______ 18:39.35, TAMU Challenge (2013/3rd)

1,500m________ 5:00.01, Red Raider Open (2012/5th) 3,000mSC_________ 12:14.81, TTU Open (2012/4th) 5,000m____ 18:22.25, Willie Williams Classic (2012/6th) 10,000m__ 40:33.21, Big 12 Championships (2012/13th)

2012 OUTDOOR: Competed in the 1,500-meter run, 5,000-meter run, 3,000-meter steeplechase and the 10,000-meter run...collected two top-five finishes and recorded three personal best times... ran a personal-best time of 18:22.25 in the 5,000-meter to place sixth at the Willie Williams Classic...ran a personal-best time of 12:14.81 to finish fourth at the Texas Tech Open (4/14) in the 3,000-meter steeplechase...ran a personal-best time of 40.33.21 to place 13th in the 10,000-meter run at the Big 12 Championships. 2012 INDOOR: Competed in the mile run and the 3,000-meter run...ran a season-best time of 5:29.71 to finish ninth at the Texas Tech Open...ran a season-best time of 10:22.83 to finish 23rd at the Big 12 Championships...collected a total of three top-10 finishes throughout the season. KELLER: Competed in cross country and track at Keller High ... was on teh second place cross cuntry team in 2007 and third place team in 2009 ... qualifed for nationals as a team in cross country in 2007.

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CAITLIN WATERS

SENIOR

MIDDLE DISTANCE CLOVIS, N.M. BAYLOR CLOVIS

CIERRA WHITE

SOPHOMORE

SPRINTS PHILADELPHIA, PA. G.W. GARVER

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

INDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BEST MARKS

800m_____2:12.51p, Big 12 Championships (2013/8th) 1000m____________ 2:59.55, TTU Open (2013/1st)

800m____ 2:10.45p, Big 12 Championships (2012/11th)

55m_______________ 7.03p, TTU Open (2013/2nd) 60m___________ 7.39f, New Mexico Elite (2012/3rd) 200m__________ 23.62, Big 12 Championships/4th)

100m_____________ 11.34w, TTU Open (2012/6th) 200m__________23.44f, Red Raider Open (2012/6th)

2012 OUTDOOR Competed in the 800-meter run...collected two first place finishes...recorded a season-best time of 2:10.45 in the preliminaries of the Big 12 Championships...earned a first place finish at the West Texas A&M Open with a time of 2:12.59...earned a first place finish at the Texas Tech Open with a time of 2:14.57. 2012 INDOOR Competed in the 800-meter run and the 1,000-meter run...finished first in the 800-meter run at the Red Raider Open with a season-best time of 2:17.02...recorded a season-best time of 3:10.62 to place sixth at the Texas Tech Open. 2011 INDOOR Competed in the 800-meter run, 1,000-meter run and the 4x400 meter relay...recorded a season-best time of 2:27.62 in the 800-meter run to place fifth at the Texas Tech Open...recorded a season-best time of 3:09.88 in the 1,000-meter run to place seventh at the Texas Tech Invite. BAYLOR: Member of the cross country and track teams CLOVIS: Won the 800M New Mexico state title three times ... member of the medley relay state champions ... won state as a team in 2006, 2008 and 2009 ... won the 2006 Greter Southwest track meet and broke the 800M record.

2012 OUTDOOR Competed in the 100-meter dash and the 200-meter dash as one of the top freshmen Lady Raider sprinters..recorded a season-best wind-aided time of 11.34 in the 100-meters to place sixth at the Texas Tech Open...recorded a season-best wind legal time of 11.57 in the 100-meters....recorded a season-best time of 23.44 in the 200-meter dash to place sixth at the Red Raider Open. 2012 INDOOR Competed in the 55-meter dash, 60-meter dash and the 200-meter dash...recorded a seasonbest time of 7.03 in the 55-meter dash to place second at the Texas Tech Open...recorded a season-best time of 7.39 in the 60-meter dash to place third at the UNM Don Kirby Collegiate Elite...recorded a season-best time of 23.62 in the 200-meter dash at the UNM Don Kirby Collegiate Elite. G.W. CARVER HIGH SCHOOL Competed in the 60M 100M, 200M, 4x100 relay, and 4x400 relay under head coach Raymond Womack...recorded senior season best times of 7.54 in the 60M, 11.78 in the 100M and 23.95 in the 200M. Three-time All-State sprinter (2008-10)...Three-time team captain (2009-11)... Member of Beta Club and National Honor Society...Honor Roll student.

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2013 LADY RAIDERS - NEWCOMERS

AUDREY ALAMBAR

FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // LUBBOCK, TEXAS // CHRIST THE KING

CHRIST THE KING - Competed in cross country and soccer...recorded a time of 16:00 in the 5,000-meter run...earned all-district honors in cross country during both junior and senior campaigns...helped the soccer team to reach the state playoffs...member of the National Honor Society.

KATY ALLEN

FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // LAREDO, TEXAS // J.B. ALEXANDER

J.B. ALEXANDER - Lettered four years in both track and field and cross country...competed in the 3,200-meter run, 1,600-meter run, and the 800-meter run... personal-best mark of 11:50 in the two-mile run...personal-best mark of 5:30 in the mile run...personal-best mark of 2:25 in the 800-meter run...named first team All-District in 2012...named first team All-District in cross country during the 2009, 2010 and 2011 seasons...helped cross country team capture the 2012 District Championship...strong student who graduated in the top 10 percent of her class...named Academic All-State in 2012...accepted into the Texas Tech Honors College.

MCKENZIE ARCHER

RS-FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // LUBBOCK, TEXAS // CORONADO

CORODADO - Competed in the 2-Mile, 3200M and 1600M under head coach Tim Torres...Regional qualifier...garnered All-District...All-Region and All State honors.

SARAH BAILEY

FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // KATY, TEXAS // KATY

KATY - Lettered four years in track and field...competed in the 1,600-meter run, 3,200-meter run and the high jump...career best time of 5:16 in the 1,600-meter run...career-best time of 11:47 in the 3,200-meter run...earned All-District honors... member of the first team in school history to advance to the state meet... received the `Heart of a Tiger’ award in 2009 and 2011...received the `110 Percent’ award in 2011.

NATALIE BAKER

FRESHMAN - JAVELIN - COMBINED EVENTS // LA VERNIA, TEXAS // LA VERNIA

LA VERNIA - Lettered in track and field, basketball and volleyball...competed in the long jump, high jump, 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles, javelin and as a member of the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relay teams...career best time of 14.72 in the 100-meter hurdles...career-best time of 43.00 in the 300-meter hurdles... career-best mark of 17’-7.00” in the long jump...cleared a career-best height of 5’-2.00” in the high jump...career -best mark of 128’-0” in the javelin...earned All-State honors 2009-2012...2011 State Champion in the 300-meter hurdles...2010 state runner-up in the 300-meter hurdles...finished third at the state meet in 2009 in the 300-meter hurdles...earned All-District First Team in volleyball during the 2011 season...earned second team All-District honors in volleyball in 2010...helped team to four consecutive district titles...helped team to the area championship in 2012.

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AMOY BLAKE

JUNIOR-TR - SPRINTS // CLARENDON, JAMAICA // SOUTH PLAINS // EDWIN ALLEN

SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE Competed in the sprints during the 2011 and 2012 seasons...2012 NJCAA National Champion in the 400-meter dash with a time of 53.49...2012 NJCAA Outdoor runner-up in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.97. EDWIN ALLEN HIGH SCHOOL Competed in the 400-meter dash...trained under coach Michaela Dyke...personal-best time of 56.00.

HANNAH CARSON

RS - FRESHMAN - THROWS // CHANDLER, ARIZ. // CHANDLER

2012 OUTDOOR - Suffered season-ending injury during first meet of the season...broke school record in the javelin at the Willie Williams Classic with a mark of 50.86-meters (166’-10.00”) to finish first overall. CHANDLER HIGH SCHOOL- Lettered four years at Chandler High School under coaches Eric Richardson and Ted Williams..Competed in shot put, jumps, discus and javelin...Named Gatorade Athlete of the Year...Six-time State Champion and two-time National Champion...Earned All-State honors...Senior season personal bests of 173’7” in javelin, 46’4” in shot put and 5’8” in high jump...also competed in volleyball and soccer.

HAYLEY COOK

FRESHMAN - POLE VAULT // COPPELL, TEXAS // COPPELL

COPPELL - Lettered three years in track and field competing in the pole vault...cleared a career best 12-feet...three-time All-District selection...earned All-State honors during her junior season...2011 Coppell Track and Field MVP honoree...also received the Leadership award...member of the cheerleading squad where she also earned the program’s leadership award...helped the squad to the 2011 NCA Championship.

CODY FORD

FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // HOUSTON, TEXAS // CYPRESS CREEK

CYPRESS CREEK - Competed in cross country and track...helped team to three consecutive regional appearances...recorded a personal-best time of 5:02 in the 1,600-meter run...recorded a personal-best time of 11:18 in the 3,200-meter run...member of Student Council, PALS and Team Leadership organizations.

ALEXIS GALLIMORE

FRESHMAN - COMBINED EVENTS // SAN ANGELO, TEXAS // GRAPE CREEK

GRAPE CREEK - Lettered four years in track and field as a combined events athlete competing in the high jump, long jump, triple jump, 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles along with the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams…recorded a personal-best clearance of 5’-8.00” in the high jump…earned All-State honors as a senior…also named to the TGCA All-Star Team…four-time regional finalist…state finalist and regional champion in the high jump…also a state qualifier in the high jump, 100-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles….also lettered four years in cross country and two years in volleyball where she was named Defensive Player of the Year…regional qualifier in cross country as a freshman…four-time track MVP winner and two-time cross country team MVP winner…plans to pursue a degree in nursing/anesthesiology at Texas Tech.

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GIONNA JACKSON

FRESHMAN - JUMPS/SPRINTS // FORT WORTH, TEXAS // SAGINAW

SAGINAW - Lettered four years in track and field and basketball...competed in the long jump, 100-meter dash and as a member of the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams...four-year district champion in the long jump with a career-best mark of 5.86-meters (19’-3.00”)...finished second in the long jump at the regional meet...career-best time of 11.7 in the 100-meter dash...named both Offensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the year as a member of the basketball team.

LAUREN JACKSON

FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // LIBERTY HILL, TEXAS // LIBERTY HILL

LIBERTY HILL - Competed in cross country, basketball and track...advanced to the state meet in both cross country and track...member of the All-State cross country team in 2011...academic all-state selection in both cross country and track...3A state qualifier in 2011 track...3A state qualifier in 2011 for cross country... personal-best time of 12:20 in the two-mile run...involved in National Honor Society...volunteered at both her local church and youth basketball camps.

QUIANA JACKSON

JUNIOR - TR - DISTANCE // CHANDLER, ARIZ. // PORTLAND STATE // CHANDLER

PORTLAND STATE - Finished fourth in the 4x400M and finished seventh in the distance medley relay at the 2010 Big Sky Indoors...Member of the school’s recordsetting 4x400 meter relay team (3:48.66)...Trained with the school’s cross country team.

varsity golf.

CHANLDER (ARIZ.) HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered four years at Chandler High School under head coach Eric Richardson...Competed in the 400M, 800M, 4x4 relay, 4x8 relay...State runner up in 400M recording the second fastest time in the state overall...Member of the state champion 4x400 meter relay team...Also competed in

EMILY KOENIG

JUNIOR -TR - DISTANCE // TEMPLE, TEXAS // TEXAS-ARLINGTON // ACADEMY

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS - ARLINGTON - Competed in cross country and track...two-time Southland Conference Champion (2010, 2011)...2010 Southland Conference Champion in cross country...2012 indoor Southland Conference Champion in the 5,000-meter run...personal-best time of 16:57 in the 5,000-meter run... personal-best time of 36:13 in the 10,000-meter run...involved in FCA. ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL - Competed in volleyball, basketball, cross country and track...two-time state champion in the 3,200-meter run (2009, 2010)...all-state selection in both track and cross country...personal-best time of 11:02 in the 3,200-meter run...personal best time of 5:06.71 in the 1,600-meter run...involved in FFA, FCCLA and FCA.

MADELINE LIVERGOOD

RS - FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // CYPRESS, TEXAS // CY-FAIR

CY-FAIR HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered four years for head coach Tom Kennedy...competed in the 1600M and 3200M...finished first in district during senior season in the 1600M...named All-District and All-Region in cross country and also named All-State in academics during senior season...named All-District all four years of her career...cross country team finished 2nd in state 5A cross country meet.

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PRICILLA MARTINEZ

FRESHMAN - HIGH JUMP // EL PASO, TEXAS // MARBLE FALLS

MARBLE FALLS - Lettered in track and field, cross country and basketball...competed in the high jump...cleared a career-best height of 1.68-meters (5’-6.00”)... finished third at the regional meet...helped her team advance to the regional meet in cross country during the 2010 season...four-time academic All-District recipient...graduated in the top five percent of her class.

KYLIE MCKOWN

FRESHMAN - HIGH JUMP // MOUNTAINVIEW, CALIF. // MOUNTAINVIEW

MOUNTAINVIEW - Lettered four years in track and field...competed in the high jump, triple jump, 100m and as a member of the 4x100 relay team...cleared a personal-best mark of 5’-6.00” in the high jump...named the `MVP Jumper’.

JADE PARCILLA

FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // EL PASO, TEXAS // MONTWOOD

MONTWOOD - Competed in cross country and track...personal-best time of 13:45 in the two-mile...personal-best time of 48.50 in the 300-meter hurdles.

SHARLENE NICKLE

FRESHMAN - DISTANCE // CLARENDON, JAMAICA // EDWIN ALLEN

LETRISTIAN PLEDGER

RS - FRESHMAN - LONG JUMP // KANSAS CITY, KAN. // WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON - Lettered two years for head coach Cliff Wiley...Competed in 100M, 200M, 100M hurdles and long jump...Earned All-State honors...Named Female Athlete of the Year.

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SHELBY PONCIK

FRESHMAN - POLE VAULT // NEEDVILLE, TEXAS // NEEDVILLE

NEEDVILLE - Lettered in softball and track and field...competed in the pole vault, 400-meter dash, 800-meter dash and the 4x400 relay...cleared a career-best height of 12’-1” indoors and 12’-7” outdoors in the pole vault....earned All-State honors during senior season finishing third at the state meet...Region IV 3A Champion in the pole vault during senior season...2010 U.S. Track and Field All-American...finished fifth at the U.S. Track and Field junior national meet...2011 AAU Junior Olympic Bronze Medalist...2010 Revion IV 3A Champion...school and distric d holder...helped Needville to win the 2009 3A State Softball Championship...member of National Honor Society...graduated No. 6 in her class with a 4.2 GPA.

J’CEE POOL

RS-FRSHMAN - THROWS // AMARILLO, TEXAS // AMARILLO

2012 OUTDOOR - Redshirted 2012 INDOOR - Redshirted BORGER HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered four years under head coaches Rusty Purcer and Leslie Young...Competed in five events..Finished first in state in discuss.... Finished second in state in shot put...Earned All-State honors in track.

CHRISTEN RIVERS

FRESHMAN - SPRINTS // LANCASTER, CALIF. // PALMDALE // ANTELOPE VALLEY COLLEGE

ANTELOPE VALLEY COLLEGE - Competed in the sprints...recorded a personal-best time of 11.7 in the 100m...recorded a personal-best time of 24.0 in the 200m... also recorded a personal-best time of 53.4 in the 400m...2012 California Junior College State Champion in the 400m. PALMDALE - Competed as a sprinter in the 100m, 200m, 400m and as a member of the 4x100 and 4x400 relays. PERSONAL Sone of Clarence Rivers and Kola Starnes...born in Los Angeles, Calif...plans to major in University Studies.

TIFFANY TARVER

SOPHOMORE - SPRINTS // SAN DIEGO, CALIF. // FOOTHILLS CHRISTIAN

FOOTHILLS CHRISTIAN - Lettered in basketball and track and field...competed in the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, high jump and long jump...career-best mark of 12.33 in the 100-meter dash...career best mark of 25.12 in the 200-meter dash...league champion in the long jump, 100-meter dash and as a member of the 4x100 relay...set the school record in the 100-meter dash, long jump and the 4x100 relay...league record holder in the 100-meter dash...named the League MVP in 2011...leading scorer in the San Diego County in basketball during the 2011 season...named to the Union Tribune All-Academic Team in 2011.

NATALIE THOMPSON

FRESHMAN - HIGH JUMP/COMBINED EVENTS // ALBA-GOLDEN, TEXAS // ALBA-GOLDEN

ALBA-GOLDEN - Lettered in track and field, softball, volleyball and cross country...competed in the long jump, high jump, 400-meter dash and as a member of the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams...cleared a career-best height of 1.78-meters (5’-10.00”)...1A State Champion as a senior in the high jump...also reached state as a junior...finished second at the Junior Olympics.

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BRIDJETT TUITT

FRESHMAN - JUMPS // BIG SPRING, TEXAS // BIG SPRING

BIG SPRING - Lettered in track and field and basketball...competed in the long jump, triple jump, 200m and as a member of the 800-meter relay and the sprint relay...two-time state champion in the long jump...clocked a career-best time of 23.9 in the 200m...recorded a career-best long jump mark of 19’-6.00”...earned All-District First Team honors in basketball.

RHENIQUE WILLIAMS

FRESHMAN - SPRINTS // MESQUITE, TEXAS / HORN

HORN - Lettered four years in track and field as a sprinter...competed in the 100m, 200m, 400m and as a member of the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relays...earned All-District honors in the 100m, 200m and as a member of the 4x100 relay as a senior...regional runner-up and state finalist as a senior in the 200m...earned school’s sprinter award in 2009, 2010 and 2012...set school records in the 100m (2010), 400m (2012) and on the 4x100 relay (2012)...three-time U.S. Track and Field Youth National Champion in the 4x400...U.S. Tack and Field Youth National Champion in the 4x100...personal-best time of 11.59 in the 100m...personal-best time of 24.31 in the 200m...personal-best time of 57.77 in the 400m...honor roll student.

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TEXAS TECH INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD SCHOOL RECORDS as of March 11­, 2013 MENS INDOOR SCHOOL RECORDS EVENT ATHLETE 55M Leon Gordon 60M Julius Walker 200M Josephus Howard 400M Gil Roberts 600Y LaToy Williams 800M Zach Glavash 1000M Zach Gwandu Mile Kennedy Kithuka 3000M Kennedy Kithuka 5000M Kennedy Kithuka 55M Hurdles Omo Osaghae 60M Hurdles Omo Osaghae High Jump Roland Mitchell Long Jump Bryce Lamb Triple Jump Bryce Lamb Pole Vault Brit Pursley Shot Put Kole Weldon Weight Throw Jason Young Pentathlon Michael Beasley Heptathlon Aki Heikkinen 4x400M Relay Jacob, Beard Williams, Mathieu DMR Kissorio, Richards III Rivera, Kithuka

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WOMENS INDOOR SCHOOL RECORDS MARK 6.14^ 6.63 20.51 45.71 1:08.53 1:46.80 2:22.71 4:59.53 7:50.26 13:25.38 7.17^ 7.60 2.22/7’-3.5” 8.14/26’-8.50” 16.96 (55’-7.75”) 5.50/18’-.5” 20.02 (65’8-25”) 19.23/63’-1” 3,364 5,323 3:04.75

DATE 1/25/97 2/29/08 1/31/98 3/14/09 2/6/10 2/25/06 3/13/87 1/26/13 2/2/13 3/8/13 2/6/10 3/13/10 2/25/84 2/26/10 3/9/13 2/9/90 3/9/13 2/2/02 1/29/00 2/23/02 3/5/05

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2/9/13

EVENT ATHLETE MARK DATE 55M Monique Wright-Cruse 6.81^ 1/25/02 60M Terra Evans 7.37 2/11/11 200M Nina Roberts 23.23 2/13/99 400M Licretia Sibley 52.41 2/5/05 600Y Ngozi Iwu 1:20.38 2/24/01 800M Shannon Spaulding 2:05.77 3/1/02 1000M Devin Bailey 2:48.46 2/25/11 1500M Maria Medina 4:25.50 1/26/85 Mile Sally Kipyego 4:27.19 2/28/09 3000M Sally Kipyego 8:48.77 2/7/09 5000M Sally Kipyego 15:27.42 3/9/07 55M Hurdles Katie Grimes 7.67 1/19/13 60M Hurdles Katie Grimes 8.15 3/8/13 High Jump Lacy Wilson 1.83/6’-0” 2/24/07 Long Jump Tori Polk 6.47/21’-2.75” 1/28/06 Triple Jump Amanda Banks 12.64/41’-5.5” 1/13/90 Pole Vault Shade Weygandt 4.40/14’-5.25” 1/22/11 Shot Put Patience Knight 17.27/56’-8” 3/15/08 Weight Throw Kelly Closse 21.62/70’-11.25” 2/10/12 Pentathlon Julianne Kennedy 4,116 3/15/08 4x400M Relay Blake, White, Rivers, Jackson 3:33.72 3/2/13 DMR Jepleting, Alexander, Biwott, C. Karund 11:01.67 3/11/11 ^ At altitude & Adjusted for altitude

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TEXAS TECH OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD SCHOOL RECORDS - Upadated June 9, 2012 MENS OUTDOOR SCHOOL RECORDS EVENT ATHLETE MARK DATE 100M Tyree Gailes 10.11 6/11/04 200M David Shepard 20.52 5/19/90 400M Gil Roberts 44.84 6/6/12 800M Jonathan Johnson 1:44.77 7/12/04 1500M Gezachw Yossef 3:41.97 3/26/00 Mile Ricky McCormick 4:04.8 5/25/79 3000M Michael Njenga 8:29.03 3/21/98 5000M Kevin Chelimo 13:40.83 4/28/07 10000M Kevin Chelimo 28:21.29 3/31/07 110M Hurdles Omo Osaghae 13.23 5/15/11 400M Hurdles Jamele Mason 48.89 6/9/12 3000M SC Terrell Pendleton 8:40.6 5/1/76 High Jump Roland Mitchell 2.22 (7’-3.5”) 5/12/91 Long Jump Thomas Selmon 8.17 (26’-9.75) 4/14/84 Triple Jump Delroy Poyser 16.69 (54’-9”) 1985 Pole Vault Brit Pursley 5.51 (18’-1”) 4/8/89 Shot Put Harrison Benjamin 18.94 (62’-1.75”) 5/17/09 Discus Throw Julian Wruck 63.42 (208’-1”) 5/15/11 Hammer Throw Killian Barry 58.85 (193’-1.00”) 4/7/12 Javelin Rodrigo Zelaya 73.94 (242’-7”) 3/14/91 Decathlon Aki Heikkinen 7,559 pts 4/29/04 4x100M Relay Stubblefield, Jones, Brown, Carter 39.03 6/7/86 4x200M Relay Johnson, Gordon, Miller, Howard 1:22.70 4/26/97 4x400M Relay Jacobs, Mathieu, Beard, Williams 3:01.69 6/9/05 4x800M Relay Lepard, Lautenslager, McCormick, Mays 7:23.7 4/6/79 4x1500M Limo, Higgins, Dawson, Kemboi 15:58.57 4/3/09 Mile Relay Booker, McCann, Raeburn, Johnson 3:07.05 4/20/02 4xMile Relay Freeman, Brown, McCormick, Pendleton 16:32.8 4/3/76 Sprint Medley Mathieu, Gailes, Williams, Johnson 3:13.06 4/8/05 Distance Medley Mays, Lepard, Lautenslager, McCormick 9:38.47 4/28/79 Shuttle Hurdle Osaghae, Tucker, Mason, Brathwaite 54.67 4/28/11

WOMENS OUTDOOR SCHOOL RECORDS EVENT ATHLETE MARK DATE 100M Terra Evans 11.28 4/28/10 200M Shereefa Lloyd 23.10 5/1/04 400M Shereefa Lloyd 51.39 6/11/05 800M Purity Biwott 2:04.35 5/28/10 1500M Sally Kipyego 4:06.67 6/14/08 3000M Leigh Daniel 9:17.68 5/7/99 3000M SC Irene Kimaiyo 9:55.12 5/4/08 5000M Sally Kipyego 15:11.88 4/19/08 10000M Sally Kipyego 31:25.45 5/4/08 100M Hurdles Katie Grimes 13.21 4/22/11 400M Hurdles Sandra Iwunze 57.14 5/18/08 High Jump Lacy Wilson 1.86 (6’-1.25”) 4/15/06 Long Jump Sabrina Taylor 6.38 (20’-11.25”) 5/13/06 Triple Jump Amanda Banks 13.06 (42’-10.25”) 6/3/89 Pole Vault Shade Weygandt 4.50 (14’-9.00”) 5/5/12 Heptathlon Precious Nwokey 5,600 pts 5/12/12 Shot Put Ifeatu Okafor 17.77 (58’-3.75”) 5/15/11 Discus D’Andra Carter 57.73 (189’-05”) 4/26/08 Hammer Ozie Okolie 63.18 (207’-03”) 4/3/08 Javelin Hannah Carson 50.80m(166’-10”) 3/17/12 4x100M Alexander, Evans [Taylor], Jackson, Evan [Terra] 43.53 5/5/12 4x200M Begelton, Brigham, Stevenson, Barrow 1:36.3 3/28/02 4x400M Relay Evans, Lloyd, Polk, Sibley 3:29.49 6/12/04 4x800M Relay Bailey, Jackson, Jepleting, Jobe 8:41.61 4/7/11 4x1600M Relay Kipsang, Diaz, Kimaiyo, Kipyego 19:36.26 4/26/08 Mile Relay Evans, Begelton, Barrow, Sibley 3:37.73 4/20/02 4xMile Relay Yosten, Tidwell, Calhoun, Akerhielm 19:56.92 4/24/03 SMR Moore, Lloyd, Sibley, Chambers 3:47.50 4/29/05 DMR Kimaiyo, Boleware, Kipsang, Kipyeg 11:01.17 4/5/08

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TEXAS TECH TRACK AND FIELD OLYMPIANS 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES - LONDON Athlete Country Event Shane Brathwaite Barbados 110mH Sally Kipyego Kenya 10,000m 5,000m Shereefa Lloyd Jamaica 4x400 Jamele Mason Puerto Rico 400mH Michael Mathieu Bahamas 200m 4x400 Jason Young United States Discus

Result DNF Silver 4th Bronze 24th (1st Round) DQ Gold 18th (Qualifying Round)

2008 OLYMPIC GAMES - BEIJING Athlete Country Event Shereefa Lloyd Jamaica 4x400 Relay Michael Mathieu Bahamas 4x400 Relay Andrae Williams Bahamas 4x400 Relay

Result Bronze Silver Silver

2004 OLYMPIC GAMES - ATHENS Athlete Country Event Jonathan Johnson United States 400m

Result

OLYMPIC MEDALISTS Athlete Shereefa Lloyd

Finish Bronze (2008) Bronze (2012)

Sally Kipyego

Silver (2012)

Michael Mathieu

Silver (2008) Gold (2012)

Andrae Williams

Silver (2008)

Former Red Raider Andrae Williams and the Bahamian 4x400 relay team won gold at the 2012 London Olympics. TEXAS TECH TRACK AND FIELD

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TEXAS TECH NATIONAL CHAMPIONS MEN Athlete Bryce Lamb Kennedy Kithuka Kennedy Kithuka Julian Wruck Jonathan Johnson

Event Triple Jump 5000M Cross Country Discus 800M

Season 2013 Indoor 2013 Indoor 2012 2011 Outdoor 2006 Outdoor

WOMEN Athlete D’Andra Carter Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego Leigh Daniel Leigh Daniel

Event Discus 5000M 5000M 5000M Cross Country 10,000M 5000M 3000M Cross Country Cross Country 10,000M 5000M

Season 2009 Outdoor 2009 Indoor 2008 Outdoor 2008 Indoor 2008 2007 Outdoor 2007 Indoor 2007 Indoor 2007 2006 1999 Outdoor 1999 Indoor

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MEN Athlete Bryce Lamb Kennedy Kithuka

Event Triple Jump 5000M

MEN Athlete Julian Wruck Jonathan Johnson

Event Discus 800M

Season 2011 Outdoor 2006 Outdoor

WOMEN Athlete Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego Leigh Daniel

Event 5000M 5000M 5000M 3000M 5000M

WOMEN Athlete D’Andra Carter Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego Leigh Daniel

Event Discus 5000M 10,000M 10,000M

Season 2009 2008 2007 1999 Outdoor

Season 2013 2013

Season 2009 2008 2007 2007 1999 Indoor

CROSS COUNTRY MEN Athlete Kennedy Kithuka

Season 2012

WOMEN Athlete Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego Sally Kipyego

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BIG 12 CHAMPIONS MEN Athlete Year Event Nick Rivera 2013 Indoor 800M Kennedy Kithuka 2013 Indoor 5,000M Kennedy Kithuka 2013 Indoor 3,000M Kennedy Kithuka 2012 Cross Country Bryce Brown 2011 Outdoor 400M Hurdles Omo Osaghae 2011 Outdoor 110M Hurdles Julian Wruck 2011 Discus Kyal Meyers 2011 Indoor Pole Vault Gil Roberts 2011 Indoor 400M Darrell Roddick 2011 Indoor Triple Jump Bryce Brown 2010 Outdoor 400M Hurdles LaToy Williams 2010 Indoor 600-yards Bryce Lamb 2010 Indoor Long Jump Bryce Lamb 2010 Indoor Triple Jump Harrison Benjamin 2009 Outdoor Shot Put Omo Osaghae 2009 Outdoor 110M Hurdles Gil Roberts 2009 Outdoor 400M Gil Roberts 2009 Indoor 400M Omo Osaghae 2009 Indoor 60M Mike Cast 2008 Outdoor Javelin Shawon Harris 2008 Outdoor 110M Hurdles Shawon Harris 2008 Indoor 60M Hurdles Julius Walker 2008 Indoor 60M Kevin Chelimo 2007 Outdoor 10,000M Zach Glavash 2007 Outdoor 800M Marlon Odom 2007 Outdoor 110M Hurdles Jamie Robinson 2007 Outdoor Javelin Bryan Scott 2007 Outdoor 400M Hurdles Marlon Odom 2007 Outdoor 60M Hurdles Marlon Odom 2006 Outdoor 110M Hurdles Tyree Gailes 2005 Outdoor 200M Jonathan Johnson 2005 Outdoor 800M Marlon Odom 2005 Outdoor 110M Hurdles Bryan Scott 2005 Outdoor 400M Hurdles Andrae Williams 2005 Indoor 600 yard Jonathan Johnson 2004 Outdoor 800M Bryan Scott 2004 Outedoor 400M Hurdles Aki Heikkinen 2004 Outdoor Decathlon Bobby Most 2003 Outdoor Pole Vault Jonathan Johnson 2003 Outdoor 800M Chad Pharis 2003 Outdoor High Jump Jonathan Johnson 2002 Outdoor 800M 4x100M Relay 2002 Albert Booker, Julieon Raeburn, Ivory McCann, Carlos Francis Gez Yossef 2001 Indoor Mile TEXAS TECH TRACK AND FIELD

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Josephus Howard Josephus Howard

1997 1997

Outdoor 200M Indoor 200M

WOMEN Athlete Year Event Kelly Closse 2012 Indoor Weight Throw Ifeatu Okafor 2011 Outdoor Shot Put Kelly Closse 2011 Indoor Weight Throw Rose Tanui 2010 Cross Country Shade Weygandt 2010 Outdoor Pole Vault Shade Weygandt 2010 Indoor Pole Vault Purity Biwott 2010 Indoor 800M Caroline Karunde 2010 Indoor Mile Indoor Distance Medley 2010 Gladys Kipsang, Taylor Evans, Purity Biwott, Caroline Karunde D’Andra Carter 2009 Outdoor Discus Patience Knight 2009 Shot Put Sandra Iwunze 2009 Outdoor 400M Hurdles Sally Kipyego 2009 Indoor 3,000M Lilliand Badaru 2009 Indoor 5,000M Indoor Distance Medley 2009 Gladys Kipsang, Jonisha Boleware, Asia Diaz, Sally Kipyego Patience Knight 2009 Indoor Shot Put Irene Kimaiyo 2008 3K Steeple Sally Kipyego 2008 Outdoor 1500M Sally Kipyego 2008 Outdoor 5,000M D’Andra Carter 2008 Discus Patience Knight 2008 Outdoor Shot Put Sandra Iwunze 2008 Outdoor 400M Hurdles Sally Kipyego 2008 Indoor Mile Sally Kipyego 2008 Indoor 3,000M Patience Knight 2008 Indoor Shot Put Julianne Kennedy 2008 Indoor Pentathlon Sally Kipyego 2007 Outdoor 1500M Sally Kipyego 2007 Outdoor 5,000M Julianne Kennedy 2007 Indoor Pentathlon Sally Kipyego 2007 Indoor Mile Sally Kipyego 2007 Indoor 3,000M Irene Kimaiyo 2007 Indoor 5,000M Indoor Distance Medley 2007 Asia Diaz, Louis Cox, Gladys Kipsang, Sally Kipyego Althea Chambers 2006 Outdoor 800M Althea Chambers 2006 Indoor 800M Shereefa Lloyd 2005 Outdoor 400M Licretia Sibley 2005 Indoor 400M Lacy Wilson 2005 Indoor High Jump Tiffany Green 2002 Outdoor 200M

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BIG 12 CHAMPIONS Indoor Distance Medley 2002 Katie Lyman, Licretia Sibley, Brionne Yosten, Shannon Spaulding WOMEN (Cont.) Athlete Leigh Daniel Tiffany Green Tiffany Green Leigh Daniel Leigh Daniel Leigh Daniel Leigh Daniel Leigh Daniel Evette Turner Amber Affeldt

Year 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 1999 1999 1999 1998 1997

Event Outdoor 10,000M Outdoor 100M Outdoor 200M Indoor 3,000M Indoor 5,000M Outdoor 5,000M Outdoor 3,000M Indoor 5,000M Indoor Mile Outdoor 800M

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