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Work, and Good Things Can Happen for You at NSU All the world’s a stage, wrote Shakespeare ... and that stage is within the grasp of NSU track and field athletes. LaMark Carter and Kenta Bell are the latest Northwestern products to emerge as international competitors.

Cody Fillinich • 4-time All-America • 2005 USA Juniors Runner-up • Javelin Kenta Bell • 2004 & 2008 Olympic Games, Team USA • Triple Jump LaMark Carter • 2000 Olympic Games, Team USA • Triple Jump Latrell Frederick • 1999 USA Juniors Champion • Javelin Brian Brown • 1990 NCAA Champion, 1989 USA Champion • High Jump Robert Etheridge • 2000 USA Juniors Champion • Long Jump Trecey Rew • 2012 NCAA Champion • Discus

A Simple Formula for Success, in Sports, in Life It’s all about respect. Respect for the sport. Respect for the student-athlete. Respect for the university they represent, and the community in which they live. It’s a very big picture approach to track and field at Northwestern State. The NSU track and field coaching staff is anchored by one of the icons of collegiate track, Demon head coach Leon Johnson, a man legendary among his peers and beloved by his colleagues and athletes. It’s a family atmosphere, with everybody getting equal billing and pulling equal weight. The coaching team compiles of some of the brightest young coaches anywhere to provide NSU’s athletes with the finest technical knowledge presented in a nurturing, positive teaching environment. It’s about respect, after all. And continually striving to be better than you were yesterday, as an athlete, as a student, as a person.

Conference Championships in the Leon Johnson Era 2002 Southland Conference Outdoors 2001 Southland Conference Indoors 1999 Southland Conference Outdoors 1998 Southland Conference Indoors 1994 Southland Conference Indoors 1993 Southland Conference Outdoors 1993 Southland Conference Indoors 1987 Gulf Star Outdoors 1985 Gulf Star Outdoors

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NSU Track Tradition Table of Contents • Quick Facts This is NSU NSU Campus Life NSU Campus Life NSU Academics CHAMPS/ Life Skills Sports Information • Media Info

Coaching Staff & Athletes 9 2012 Season Outlook 11 Head Coach Leon Johnson 13 Head Coach Mike Heimerman 14 Adam Mallory 14 Deam Johnson 15 2012 Demon Roster 16 2012 Demon Profiles 27 2012 Lady Demon Roster 28 2012 Lady Demon Profiles

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Records & More 45 Individual Conference Champs 47 NCAA Division I All-Americans 48 National Qualifiers 49 Records 51 NSU Invtational Records 52 Walter P. Ledet Complex Records

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Athletic Department Name . . . . . . . . . . Northwestern State University Founded . . . . . . . 1884, as Louisiana Normal School Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natchitoches, LA Colors . . . . . . . Purple and White with Orange Trim President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Randall Webb Vice President, External Affairs . . . . . . . Jerry Pierce Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9,191(Fall 2011) Affiliation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Divison I Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Southland Director of Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . Greg Burke Associate AD/External Relations . . . . . Todd Garzarelli Assistant AD/ Compliance . . . . . . . Dustin Eubanks SWA/Academic Advisor . . . . . . . . . Carrie Crowell Assistant Marketing Director . . . . . . . . Clay Shaw Marketing Graduate Assistant . . . . . . . . Jack Smith Ticket Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kyle Barnard Assistant Academic Advisor . . . . . . . . Cary Bruno Business Manager . . . . . . . . . . Roxanne Freeman Facility Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rocky Smith Event Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scott Smith Faculty Representative . . . . . . . . . . . Jody Biscoe

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38 President Randall J. Webb 39 Vice President Jerry Pierce 40 Director of Athletics Greg Burke 41 Athletic Administration 43 NSU Sports Medicine

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Head Coach (Men) . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leon Johnson Head Coach (Women) . . . . . . . . . Mike Heimerman Assistant Coaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adam Malloy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dean Johnson Administrative Assistant . . . . . . . Elizabeth Holloway Track & Field Phone . . . . . . . . . . . (318) 357-5252 Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . Demons/Lady Demons Colors . . . . . . . . Purple and White with Orange Trim Stadium . . . . . . . . . Walter P. Ledet Track Complex 2011 Indoor Conference Finish . . . . . . . . Men - 10th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Women - 5th 2011 Outdoor Conference Finish . . . . . . . . Men - 6th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Women - 2nd 2011 All-Americans . . . 3: Trecey Rew - Discus, Shot Put . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jessica Talley - Javelin 2011 Indoor SLC Champions . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . . . . . . . . . . Trecey Rew - Discus & Weight Throw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Women 4x400 Relay .(Constance Seibles, Consuela Lindsay, Andrea Warren, Quiana Griffin) 2011 Outdoor SLC Champions . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trecey Rew - Discus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jessica Talley - Javelin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Men 4x400m Relay . . (Michael Batts, Kendal Taylor, Jamie Emery, Mike Green)

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The oldest institution in the University of Louisiana System, Northwestern State University has a long tradition of academic excellence in a student-centered environment. Founded in 1884 as the State Normal School, Northwestern was originally dedicated to the education of teachers. Northwestern gradually added programs in nursing, business, liberal arts, the sciences and graduate programs. Today, NSU offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Northwestern has nationally-recognized programs in computer information systems, creative and performing arts, nursing, educational technology and industrial technology. The university has put an emphasis on incorporating technology in the classroom, working to provide students with cutting-edge technology that is applicable to the workplace. Northwestern is also home to the Louisiana Scholars’ College, the state’s designated honors program in the arts and sciences. The university is also preparing for changes in higher education by aggressively seeking new ways to deliver to courses to students. Northwestern has taken a leadership role in electronic delivery of classes as students are taking classes via the Internet, compressed video or desktop video. Eighteen degree programs are available completely online. Enrollment at Northwestern is more than 9,000 students. The university has more than 70,000 alumni in all 50 states and 12 countries. Students come primarily from Louisiana. Located in Natchitoches, the oldest settlement in the Louisiana Purchase, the university and community value history. Part of the university is entered in the National Register of Historic Places. The university is home to the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, a unit of the National Park Service dedicated to promoting and enhancing the preservation and conservation of prehistoric and historic resources in the United States. Northwestern seeks to provide a well-rounded education for its students, allowing them to take part in a variety of extracurricular activities. More than 100 chartered organizations are available to enhance what is learned in the classroom. Great Tradition • Brighter Future

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Doug Ireland

Assistant AD/Sports Information Director In charge of athletic media relations at his alma mater since January of 1989, Doug Ireland coordinates publicity efforts for Northwestern’s 14 intercollegiate sports teams through local, regional and national media outlets in print, broadcast, television and the internet. He also serves in the volunteer role of chairman of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Ireland assumed that post in April 1991. His 1992 Demon Football Media Guide won “Best in the Nation” in FCS Division from the College Sports Information Directors of America. A 1997 story on Joe Delaney, “The Guy We Called Joe D,” won a national second-place award in a COSIDA writing contest. Ireland has won numerous awards as SID from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. He was recently awarded the Distinguished American Award” by the S.M. McNaughton Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.    Several of his assistant SIDs and graduate assistants have advanced to prominence in media fields. Former NSU sports information staffers under Ireland include Bruce Ludlow, assistant commissioner of the Southland Conference for media relations; Bill Magrath, media relations manager for the Sports Business Daily; Mike Morrison, co-editor of the ESPN Information Please Almanac; Daucy Crizer, assistant AD and business manager at Lamar; Erik Cox, SID at Lamar; Dart Volz, former SID at Southeastern Louisiana; Melissa Reynaud, former assistant SID at LSU; Kenny Lannou, SID at Kansas State; and Troy Mitchell,  SID at Henderson State. Dustin Eubanks, NSU’s director of NCAA compliance, worked in the NSU SID office as a graduate assistant and for two years as the fulltime assistant. And Adam Jonson, NSU’s former ticket manager, was a student and graduate assistant in the SID office. In 1981-82, while an undergraduate at Northwestern, Ireland worked as chief of the Shreveport Times Natchitoches Bureau, coordinating news coverage of an eight-parish region along the Red River. From 1982-85, he was assistant SID at Southwestern Louisiana, working with a men’s basketball program that made three straight postseason tournament appearances. He won CoSIDA publications and writing awards while at USL. Ireland was the sports editor of the Natchitoches Times in 1985-86 and attended graduate school at Northeast Louisiana before joining the Alexandria Town Talk sports staff in 1987. In 18 months at the Town Talk, he covered both NSU and LSU sports and won 15 writing awards from the Louisiana Sports Writers’ Association.     In 2001, the LSWA presented its prestigious Mac Russo Award to Ireland for his contributions to the organization. In 1999, Ireland was awarded honorary membership in the Graduate N Club at NSU by the university’s group of athletic lettermen for his service to Northwestern and its athletic program, and in 2003 he was given full membership. He was appointed by President Dr. Randall Webb to serve a two-year term on the inaugural University Planning Council in 1997-99.     A member of the Blue Key National Honor Fraternity and a student government senator while completing a journalism degree from Northwestern, Ireland was editor of the student newspaper “Current Sauce” as a sophomore before going to work for the Shreveport Times. He was an all-district baseball player and the student body president at Jonesboro-Hodge High School, where he was a wingback for the Tigers’ 1977 Class AA state football finalists coached by Don Shows.

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Media • Sports Information • Media They cover the Demons: primary media outlets Daily Newspapers -Randy Benson, Sports, Alexandria Daily Town Talk, P.O. Box 7558, Alexandria, LA 71306 (318-487- 6351, fax 487-6315) - Scott Ferrell, Roy Lang III, Jimmy Watson, Jason Pugh, Sports, The Times, P.O. Box 30222, Shreveport, LA 71130 (318-459-3296, 800-462-6436, fax 459-3301) - Scott Rabalais, Butch Muir, Sports, Baton Rouge Morning Advocate, P.O. Box 588, Baton Rouge, LA 70821 (225-383-1111, fax 388-0371) - Russell Hedges, Sports, Bossier Press Tribune, P.O. Box 6267, Bossier City, LA 71171 (318-352-3618, fax 747-5298) - Leesville, Daily Leader, P.O. Box 619, Leesville, LA 71446 (318-239-3444, fax 318-238-1552) - Sports, New Orleans Times Picayune, 3800 Howard Ave., New Orleans, LA 70140 (504-826-3405, fax 826-3401) - Natchitoches Times, 904 Hwy. 1 South, Natchitoches, LA 71457 (318-352-3618, fax 352-7842) Non-Daily Newspapers - NSU Current Sauce, Kyser Hall, Natchitoches, LA 71497 (318-357-5456, fax 357-6564) Television Stations - Lizzie Hill, Mo Carter, KALB-TV, 605 Washington St., Alexandria, LA 71306 (318-445-6397 exts. 516, 523; fax 442-7427) - Colin McElroy, Andria Goins, KSLA-TV, 1812 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport, LA 71104 (318-677-6709, fax 677-6705) - Brandon Dunn, Gavin Moberg, KTAL-TV, 3150 N. Market St., Shreveport, LA 71107 (318-629-7134, 7133, fax 318-629-7171) - Tim Fletcher, Leslie Spoon, KTBS-TV, 312 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport LA 71104 (318-861-5838, fax 318-862-9431) - David Antilley II, NSU-22, 104A Kyser Hall, P.O. Box 5273, Natchitoches, LA 71497 (318-357-4417) Campus Radio Station - KNWD, 109 Kyser Hall, P.O. Box 5273, Natchitoches, LA 71497 (318-357-5693) Wire Service - Bret Martel, Associated Press, 1001 Howard Ave. Suite 200A, New Orleans, LA 70113 (800-662-7717, 504-523-3931, fax 586-0531)

Conference/NCAA Offices - Todd Lamb, Calhoun Hipp, Southland Conference, 2600 Network Blvd., Suite 150, Frisco, TX 75034 (972-422-9500, fax 422-9225) - Jim Wright, NCAA Statistics, P.O. Box 6222, Indianapolis, IN 46206 (317-917-6222, fax 917-6888)

National Outlets - USA Today, 7950 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, VA 22107 (703-276-3400) - Sports Illustrated, Time/Life Building, New York, NY 10020 (212-522-5782, 212-977-4540/4541) - Sporting News, Box 56, St. Louis, MO 63166 (800-433-1886, 314-993-7111) - CBS Sports, 51 W52nd St., 30th Floor, New York, NY 10019 (212-975-5162/3559) - ABC Sports, 1330 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10019 (212-456-7777) - ESPN, ESPN Plaza, Bristol, CT 06010 (203-585-2154/2125, 800-843-6416) - CNN, One CNN Plaza, 100 International Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30348 (404-822-1588) - SportsTicker, Harborside Financial Center, 600 Plaza Two, New Jersey City, NJ 07311 (800-367-8935)

Matthew Fowler

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Matthew Bonnette is in his ninth season as a member of the NSU sports information staff serving as the associate SID. Bonnette joined the staff in August 2003 after spending a year as sports information director at Henderson State (Ark.) and for former NSU legendary coach Sam Goodwin.  Bonnette surpervises all layouts and design work for all media guides and game programs and is the primary media contact for the NSU baseball and women’s basketball teams while overseeing soccer and volleyball. He also coordinates statistics for all sports. A 2002 graduate of McNeese State University, Bonnette is no stranger to the SID field as he is the son of longtime McNeese SID Louis Bonnette, who is a member of the CoSIDA Hall of Fame, Southland Conference Hall of Honor, Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, and the McNeese State Athletic Hall of Fame. Matthew’s older brother, Michael, is the sports information director at LSU. While at McNeese, Bonnette served two years as the sports editor of the school’s newspaper.  He also worked as both a volunteer and student sports information director while being employed at KPLC-TV as the commercial production manager where he won several advertising awards for his work. He is a member of CoSIDA, Louisiana Sports Writers Association, National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and the United States Basketball Writers Association. He has been a member of the CoSIDA Academic All-America Committee the last four years and directed the voting for the All-Louisiana Baseball teams. His 2010 football media guide placed second and third in its respective divisions in the LSWA sports information directors contest while his baseball media guide placed second in its division. He has won 11 awards by the LSWA in his career.       He is married to the former Colene Lanier of Lake Charles and the couple has two daughters, 11-year-old Haley, who is a sixth grader and a member of the NSU Middle School Dance Line, and 8-year-old Katelyn, who is in the second grade at the NSU Elementary Lab. Colene is the Northwestern State men’s basketball and women’s soccer administrative assistant.

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Matthew Fowler is in his fifth year as a member of the NSU sports information office and and the first as a SID intern. The Homer, Louisiana native graduated this past December with a bachelor’s degree in general studies with a concentration in arts and communication. He also minored in sports management. During his time as a student assistant, Fowler assisted with the production of NSU’s award winning football, baseball, and men’s basketball media guides, as well game programs and being the primary contact for the Lady Demon soccer program. He is also the official Stat Crew scorer for football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, and soccer contests. Prior to joining the sports information staff full-time, Fowler was a member of the Spirit of Northwestern marching band as a trumpet player. In 2010, Fowler became the fourth NSU student assistant to receive the prestigious Ace Higgins Award that is presented annually by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. Fowler is also very active in campus activities including serving as President of the Baptist Christian Ministry and participating in intramural athletics. He’s also an avid golfer and enjoys playing pick-up basketball. Fowler is engaged to be married this summer to Whitney Brandon, a NSU graduate and currently a teacher at Natchitoches Central High School.

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2012 brings hope and promise to nsu track & field With the venerable Leon Johnson and dynamic Mike Heimerman setting the tone, track and field followers can always count on excitement from the Northwestern State program. The 2012 season brims with promise of national qualifiers and athletes and relay teams challenging for championships. It’s impossible to consider this season without acknowledging the epic accomplishment last year, when senior Trecey Rew won the NCAA discus title, giving Northwestern State its third NCAA event championship. She is training in Natchitoches and serves as a constant inspiration point to the NSU competitors of just how close greatness is, with the combination of sharp preparation, effort and ability, along with tremendous coaching. It’s also impossible to think about 2012 without keeping the London Olympic Games in mind, and the USA Olympic Trials in Eugene, two weeks following the NCAA Championships. Rew (now, by marriage, Trecey Hoover) will make her first bid for Olympic glory, while Demons great Kenta Bell aims to make the USA team for a third straight Olympiad. Former Lady Demon Samantha Ford will take a shot in the javelin and is capable of a breakthrough throw to punch her ticket to London. NSU redshirt freshman javelin thrower Ashley Aldredge hopes to earn a trip to Eugene and get experience which could help her develop into a strong possibility for making the 2016 Olympics. For the Lady Demons, 2012 is about backing up their splendid 2011 season which culminated in a runner-up finish, the program’s best ever, at the Southland Conference Outdoor Championships. For the Demons, this season’s mission is steady improvement, both as a team and individually, for a young overall squad with several proven performers capable of medal stand success in any meet they enter. COACHING There are a handful of legendary figures in college track and field, coaches whose accomplishments have stood the test of time. There’s only one active coach who has a meet named after him. That’s men’s head coach Leon Johnson, who was honored last year when Northwestern State added his name to the identity of the school’s annual signature home event – The Leon Johnson NSU Invitational. That honor testifies to the excellence and continuing passion displayed by Johnson, who has produced 48 NCAA Division I All-Americans along with Top 20 teams in his 29 previous seasons at Northwestern. One of Johnson’s stronger throwers in the mid-1990s, Mike Heimerman, has developed into a renowned throws coach, and now his overall coaching expertise is rising to the fore. Heimerman shared Louisiana women’s Coach of the Year honors with LSU stalwart Dennis Shaver last season after guiding the Lady Demons to their best-ever finish in Southland championship competition, second place, and coaching Rew to her NCAA crown. Johnson’s son, Dean, is credited by Bell with helping shape his world-class career. Dean works with NSU’s jumpers and sprinters as an assistant coach and is regarded by the sport’s experts as one of the premiere tutors in track and field. The new addition to the track and field staff is energetic Adam Malloy, whose accomplishments at this early stage of his coaching career are impressive and signal great potential to ramp up the distance corps in NSU track and field. THE LADY DEMONS Graduation was costly, with Rew and school-record hammer thrower DeJon Griffin clutching diplomas, and the NSU women also are without their two 2011 Southland medalists in the javelin, conference champion and All-American Jessica Talley (medical redshirt) and third-place Carrie Lantrip (transfer to pursue a pharmaceutics degree). But it wasn’t devastating. There’s strong depth in the weight throws with Janae Allen, Chantel Bratton, Keona Jackson and Shakemia Johnson. The addition of Aldredge Great Tradition • Brighter Future

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Northwestern State Season Outlook • Season Outlook • Season Outlook to the competitive roster gives the Lady Demons a redshirt freshman who was one of the top junior throwers in the country as a prep athlete, giving NSU a strong possibility of retaining the Southland’s javelin crown. The sprint contingent is well stocked with accomplished veterans. Quiana Griffin, Angelica Kotun, Consuela Lindsay, Lawana Perkins and Constance Seibles give NSU contenders in their specialties and provide Heimerman with a formidable foundation for relay success. Griffin, Lindsay and Perkins were All-Louisiana relay honorees last year. Kotun was third in the SLC in the 200, and Seibles, the school record holder, finished fourth. Perkins will be among the 800 meter championship contenders in the Southland again, after a fifth-place finish a year ago. Karensa Ellis appears primed to threaten the school record in the 1500, while Ali Fontenot and Sarah Emory are emerging as distance stalwarts. Sarah Jones, a former volleyball player who converted to track and field last year, gives NSU potential for solid success in the jumps while Keyera Thomas is back in the high jump. THE DEMONS Standout sprinter Justin Walker had offseason knee surgery and might take a medical redshirt this season, but there are veterans who can keep the Demons high on the list of Southland contenders in both the 4x100 and 4x400 relays in 2012. Trey Hatton, an All-Louisiana sprinter as a freshman, heads the list, along with fellow NCAA qualifiers Kendal Taylor and Karliss Perry (the Demons reached the national semifinals last year in the 4x100). Also fitting in the mix should be freshmen Keenan Jackson and Lawrence Jackson (no relation), along with sophomores Jarrod Charles and Dez Williams. Wayne Douglas was the Southland runner-up in the triple jump and sailed 50-8 last year with NCAA qualification. NSU will be bolstered in the long jump and triple jump by freshmen Aaron Williams and Emmanuel Williams (not related), and in the high jump, newcomer Jordan Clark. Senior P.J. Bennett was fourth at the Southland Outdoors in the 110 meter hurdles (14.46), and NSU figures to add to its scoring there with freshman Brent Giddens and sophomore Michael Barnes. Mark Dotson will contend for conference honors in the middle distance and distance events, and Nathanial McReynolds is emerging in the longer races. Freshmen D.J. Beyette and Travis Plumb are atop a group of young distance and middle-distance runners in the picture for 2012. Junior Kartemus Heary is nearing the 200-foot range in the javelin.

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Leon Johnson Men’s Head Coach 30th Season

The phrase “legendary” gets tossed around too easily when discussing athletic personalities, but nobody who’s competed for, worked with, or competed against Leon Johnson would disagree that he’s approaching legendary status as a track and field coach. In his 30th season in charge of track and field at Northwestern State, he retains the same joy for coaching and teaching, the same burning competitive drive to excel and the same humble and diligent approach to every day. Those who are called “legends” in their chosen field always carry with them a passion for what they do, and they consistently achieve at a level that exceeds the grandest expectations. So it is with Johnson, whose stature is already “legendary” in Louisiana High School track and field circles, and in collegiate track and field, he’s an icon among his peers across the nation. When disagreement erupted at the 2005 NCAA Mideast Regional Championships over how to restart the rain-delayed competition in the prelims of the 200 meter dash, a room full of coaches and NCAA officials quickly turned to hear Johnson’s perspective. At Southland Conference championship events over the past 24 years, league and meet officials have always sought Johnson’s counsel on rules and administrative issues. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has been holding its all-classifications state cross country championships at Northwestern for more than a decade, relying on Johnson and his staff for smooth management of a massive event involving thousands of competitors from every corner of the state. In January 2010, the LHSAA gave him its “Distinguished Service Award.” In each of the past three Olympic Games, one of Johnson’s athletes has competed for Team USA -- both triple jumpers, LaMark Carter in the 2000 Sydney Games and Kenta Bell in the 2004 Athens Games, and the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Last year, NSU’s biggest home meet was renamed in his honor. Texas has the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays each year, and Northwestern will always host the Leon Johnson NSU Invitational at the Walter Ledet Track Complex. The only coach or athletic staff member who has been around NSU longer became president. That would be 37-year (1913-1950) head basketball coach H. Lee Prather, for whom Prather Coliseum, NSU’s arena, is named. Johnson’s son, Dean, who has spent more than 18 seasons working under his father after competing for him at NSU, is today regarded by USA Track and Field as one of the nation’s bright horizontal jumps coaches -- a chip off the old block. Johnson also tutored Lady Demon head coach Mike Heimerman, who also competed for the Demons in the mid-1990s in the shot and discus. Heimerman has emerged as one of the country’s top young throws coaches. Speaking of All-Americans, Johnson has produced 48 in his 29 previous seasons as coach. In track and field, there’s no subjectivity -- that honor is earned by placement at the national meet, measured against every Division I competitor in the country in each event. In his fifth decade of coaching, Johnson still brings a youthful energy to each day. Watching him at practice or in a competition, he is constantly in motion, offering encouragement, motivation and technical advice to his athletes. Great Tradition • Brighter Future

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He is, as well, part of the heart and soul of the Northwestern athletic department. Johnson’s persona and professionalism has made him a role model to coaches and staff in every sport during the past decade. Basketball coach Mike McConathy invited Johnson along with the team on a 2006 trip to Hawaii as a token of admiration for his mentorship, friendship, selflessness and loyalty – qualities that can’t be taken for granted in today’s environment. Whether or not the word “legendary” fits him yet (and he wouldn’t accept that idea), there’s been no doubt for years that “unselfish” does, along with the description as “a team player” and a “caring colleague and coach.” He’s won a wall full of Coach of the Year honors in the longest tenure of any track coach in Northwestern sports history. Johnson has become the dean of track and field coaches at Northwestern and in the state of Louisiana. During those years, he has not only continued, but enhanced the reputation of NSU as a program that has remained remarkably competitive nationally, standing the test of time. Johnson has coached NSU to Top 20 finishes in both the indoor and outdoor NCAA Division I Championships. He has led the Demons to nine conference championships and been named conference Coach of the Year eight times. As a prep coach, he was named state Coach of the Year three times. He’s served as meet referee for the prestigious Oklahoman Daily Classic Indoor Meet and served on the NCAA Championships Throws Jury. At Northwestern, he started the Lady Demon track and field program. In 1999, Johnson was inducted in the Graduate N Club Hall of Fame in tribute to his accomplishments and dedication to NSU and its track and field program. For 16 consecutive seasons from 1989-2005, the Demons finished in the top half of the men’s team standings at the Southland Conference Outdoors. For 10 straight years, 19962005, Northwestern was the top scoring Louisiana team in the SLC men’s standings. After Johnson has shaped a tremendous recruiting classes in the last two years, the Demons are returning to form. Prior to being appointed head coach at NSU in the fall of 1982, Johnson coached at DeRidder High School. While there, he won the Louisiana Class AAA state title and was named the high school track and field coach of the year in 1982. During this stint, he twice led the Dragons to second place finishes in the state cross country competition. Before going to DeRidder, Johnson coached at Opelousas High School from 1965 until 1974 where he established a tradition of dominant track and field teams which still exists today. After being appointed as head coach in 1970, Johnson’s Opelousas teams dominated the Class AAAA state ranks like no other team in Louisiana, winning state titles in 1971 and 1972 and finishing as state runners-up in 1973 and 1974. During this time period Johnson worked with legendary coach Claude Paxton who coached 1972 Olympic gold medalist Rodney Milburn at Southern. Johnson began his career at Grand Valley (CO) High School on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains where he coached cross country, basketball and track for two years. His stay was highlighted by a fourth place finish in the state basketball tournament during his first campaign. A devotee of the sport, Johnson continues to be a source of information for many high school coaches who consult with him on an individual basis. Johnson was one of the first coaches to become Level I and Level II certified by USA Track and Field in the Sprints, Hurdles and Relays. A native of Elmore City, Oklahoma, Johnson graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana where he was a distance runner on the cross country and track teams and also went out for football. In 1971 he returned to earn his master’s in secondary education. He is married to the former Elaine Waters of Lafayette with whom he has four children: sons Dean and Kendon and daughters Darla and Molly. He is a proud grandfather, a member of the Church of Christ and a devoted volunteer for the Special Olympics and several other charities. Coach Johnson getting doused with water after the Demons clinch the Gulf Star Conference championship in the mid-1980s.

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Mike Heimerman (NSU, 1998) Women’s Head Coach • Throws 13th season

The 2011 season was spectacular for the Lady Demon track and field program, with Trecey Rew’s NCAA discus championship and the team’s best-ever finish, a runner-up showing, at the Southland Conference Outdoor Championships. No surprise that Mike Heimerman was voted women’s Coach of the Year honors on the All-Louisiana Team last year, sharing the honor with LSU’s Dennis Shaver. Heimerman was Rew’s mentor and he guided a very young Lady Demon team to a great performance (102 points) at the Southland Championships. Heimerman’s technical expertise and passion for coaching have been key attributes in his rapid rise among the bright young faces in collegiate track and field coaching circles. They combine with his love for his alma mater and his tremendous work ethic, among other qualities, which led to him being named head women’s track and field coach at Northwestern State in August 2007. Even before taking the helm of the program, he was a key factor in helping the Lady Demons make the most consistently high finishes at Southland Conference championships of any Louisiana team. That has been true since Heimerman joined the NSU coaching staff in the late 1990s. Since Heimerman wrapped up his own outstanding competitive career and joined the coaching staff, NSU has consistently produced nationallycompetitive throwers. Ten of NSU’s last 11 All-America awards have been won by Heimerman-trained competitors. He’s coached 19 athletes who have reached the NCAA Outdoor Championships. In the last six years, 11 javelin throwers (three in 2007, two last year) surpassed the NCAA qualifying standard. When Cody Fillinich won his fourth All-America award at the 2009 NCAA meet, it was also the ninth time in 11 years that Northwestern had either a male or a female javelin thrower reach the NCAA Outdoors. All of the athletes have been Louisiana prep products and four previously — Regina Roe, Latrell Frederick, Samantha Ford and Fillinich— won All-America honors by virtue of their performances at the national meet. Ford reached the 12-woman USA Olympic Trials Finals in 2008. Last year provided the most unlikely member of the NSU javelin All-America contingent. Jessica Talley walked on in November, having never thrown over 130 feet in high school. She added almost 30 feet to that under Heimerman’s guidance, throwing 158-6, and finishing 11th at the NCAA Championships to win All-America honors. Heimerman developed Rew develop into a legendary competitor in school and Southland Conference history. She first achieved national prominence in 2007 as a freshman, when she qualified in two events for the USA Junior Nationals and made the USATFCCA (coaches’ association) All-Academic Team. She capped her career last spring with All-America honors in the shot and discus, eight Southland titles, being named Academic All-America, USATFCCA National Field Events Scholar-Athlete of the Year and claiming the NCAA discus crown. It’s not just technical knowledge that makes Heimerman a great coach – it’s his competitive fire and his ability to instill that quality in his athletes. After capping his competitive career with an eighth-place finish at the 1998 USA Outdoor Championships in the shot put, Heimerman emerged as a highly regarded throws coach who has made a major impact on NSU track and field history. The 1996 Southland Conference Outdoor champion in the shot put, Heimerman is credited with significantly shaping the record-shattering careers of Rew, Fillinich, along with Frederick, also the 1999 USA Junior Champion; Ford and USATF Junior All-America javelin throwers Dawn Comeaux (2004) and Randy Fauntleroy (2006). Heavy scoring in the shot put helped the 2001 Demons win the SLC Indoor title. Big point totals in the shot and javelin spearheaded the drive to the 2002 SLC Outdoor crown for the NSU men. Coach Heimerman with the 2011 Lady Demon squad that placed A junior college All-American at Hutchinson (Kan.) CC, Heimerman, 37, second at the SLC Outdoor Championships. is a Wichita, Kan. native. His wife, NSU alumna Farrah Reyna, is a former TV news anchor and first runner-up in the Miss Louisiana pageant. Great Tradition • Brighter Future

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Adam Malloy (Millersville, 2006) Assistant Coach • Distance 1st season

Adam Malloy, who helped the James Madison 2010 women’s cross country team capture its first Eastern College Athletic Conference team and individual championship in ten years, is the newest addition to the Northwestern State track and field coaching staff. Malloy came on board late last summer as the head coach for women’s cross country team. This spring, Malloy will work primarily as an assistant coach with the distance-running athletes during the indoor and outdoor track seasons. “Adam has been great addition to our staff,” said long-time NSU track and field head Leon Johnson. “He has great knowledge about distance running and he’s doing a great job with the runners. With time, I know he could lead us to

the top of the conference.” “Adam doesn’t mind getting his hands dirty,” said veteran NSU head women’s track and field head coach Mike Heimerman. “He came in only days before the athletes were to report to practice and he hit the ground running and spending a lot hours preparing the runners and we feel he’s going to do well for us.” The Ephrata, Penn., native has a solid background as a student-athlete and part-time coach in distance running. Before graduating from James Madison with a M.S. degree in Kinesiology-Sport Leadership in May, he served as a volunteer coach for the women’s cross country team. In that time, the Dukes captured several team and individual championship titles including the 2009-2010 Colonial Athletic Association steeplechase championship, 2010 CAA cross country team championship and the 2010 ECAC team and individual championships. A 2009 graduate of Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Malloy was an all-round standout student-athlete and a two-time NCAA qualifier on the cross country team. He became the top finisher for the cross country team on many occasions and marked his named in the Marauders’ record books among the top 25 all-time finishers in the 8K (13th) and 10K courses (24th). Malloy also contributed on the track, setting school records in the 4x400 and 4x800 (second), 400-meter dash (sixth), and the 800-meter dash and 3,000-meter steeplechase (tenth) and earning a spot on the 2009 All-Conference 3,000-Meter Steeplechase outdoor team.

Dean Johnson (Alderson-Broaddus College, 2006) Assistant Coach 14th season

Among the nation’s most highly regarded horizontal jumps coaches, Dean Johnson is in his fifth season back on the track and field staff at his alma mater. Head women’s track and field coach for nine seasons, Johnson left the NSU staff after the 2003 season to take a teaching and coaching position at adjacent Natchitoches Central High School, where three of his five daughters were attending. He remains a teacher at NCHS, having seen a fourth daughter reach high school. He is the son of venerable head men’s track and field coach Leon Johnson, and while he’s worked with his father for most of the past two decades since competing for him, Dean has risen from the formidable shadow of his dad’s accomplishments and forged a name for himself in the sport. Coaching two Olympic triple jumpers will do that for you – USA team members LaMark Carter in 2000 and Kenta Bell in 2004 and 2008. Bell told reporters after qualifying for his second Olympics that in his training, he uses the strategy “WWDD” -- “what would Dean do?” Johnson’s expertise helped the NSU men win seven Southland Conference titles from 1992-2002 while he worked with the heavy-scoring jump stable for the Demons. As head women’s coach, he guided Lady Demon teams to their best-ever point totals in Southland Conference championship competition – 112 for third place, best at the time in school history, in 1997; 84 points (fourth place) in 1998; and 108 points for third place in 1999. The 2000 squad was also third place, scoring 97 points. Johnson has earned national recognition through USA Track and Field. He was certified as a Level Two Coach in the sprints, hurdles and relays in 1988 and in 1994 received Level Two certification in the multi-events. He has also been part of a select group of jump coaches invited to attend USA Track and Field’s elite jumps seminars for long and triple jumpers, and has spoken to state coaching clinics in Louisiana and Missouri. The 46-year-old is a DeRidder native and DHS graduate. He has five daughters: Loren, Keagan, Lindsey, Morgan and Lillie.

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2012 DEMON TRACK & FIELd ROStER Name Michael Barnes P.J. Bennett D.J. Beyette Brashard Booker John Broughton John Carpenter Robert Carrier Jarrod Charles Jordan Clark Antwone Cobbin Quincy Davison Mark Dotson Wayne Douglas Brent Giddens Albert Gladney Raymond Hatton Kartemus Heary Alex Hebert Keenan Jackson Lawrence Jackson Daveon Jones Chris Lanier Nathaniel McReynolds Sherif Omotunwashe Karllis Perry Travis Plumb Matt Rodell Kendal Taylor Rickey Trent Justin Walker Alex Washington Randall White Aaron Williams Dezrick Williams Emmanuel Williams

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Hometown (Previous School) Opelousas, LA (Northwest HS) Opelousas, LA (Opelousas Sr. HS) Houston, TX (Atascocita HS) Terrell, TX (Terrell HS) Shreveport, LA (Calvary Academy) Labadieville, LA (E.D. White HS) Many, LA (Converse HS) Opelousas, LA (Northwest HS) Apopka, FL (Wekiva HS) Lancaster, TX (Eastern N.M./Mountain View College Humble, TX (Atascocita HS) Alexandria, LA (Menard HS) Prairieville, LA (St. Amant HS) Hughes Springs, TX (Hughes Springs HS) Shreveport, LA (Captain Shreve HS) Katy, TX (Morton Ranch HS) St. James, LA (St. James HS) Houma, LA (Vandebilt Catholic HS) Lafayette, LA (Northside HS) Houston, TX (Hastings HS) Ruston, LA (Ruston HS) Tarkington, TX (Tarkington HS) Bellville, TX (Bellville HS) Houston, TX (Elsik, TX) Alexandria, LA (Alexandria Sr. HS) Huffman, TX (Hargrave HS) Killeen, TX (Killeen HS) Slidell, LA (Northshore HS) Glenmora, LA (Glenmora HS) Slidell, LA (Northshore HS) Lafayette, LA (Ruston HS) Huffman, TX (Hargrave HS) Duson, LA (Acadiana HS) Natchitoches, LA (Natchitoches Central HS) Duson, LA (Acadiana HS)

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Michael Barnes

Sprints/Hurdles • 6-0 • So.-1L

Opelousas, Louisiana

Northwest HS

2011 Season: Outdoor - competed in the 110 and 400 meter hurdles as well as being a member of the 4x400 B relay team... best finish was a 15.25 in the 110MH for a third place finish at the Cowboy Relays. Indoor - ran the 55m and the 60m hurdles... posted a best time of 8.31 for a fifth place finish at the Texas A&M Challenge. High School: Two time track MVP for Northwest… junior year finished 2nd in state in both 4x4 and 110 meter hurdles…won the 3A state championship in both 110 and 300 meter hurdle finishing undefeated his senior year… finished 3rd at state in 4x4 in senior year… given state outstanding track award… best time in 110 hurdles is 14.0 and 300 hurdles in 38.1…ran track for coaches Wayne Jordan and Chester Randall. Personal: Born Dec. 31, 1991… son of Michael Barnes and Felicia Fontenot… two sisters, Jada (11) and Mya (5)… majoring in criminal justice… has aspirations of working in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Barnes’ Personal Bests OUTDOOR 110MH 15.25 Cowboy Relays (3/12/11) 400MH 16.12 Demon Invitational (4/30/11) 4x400 3:21.04 UTA Bobby Lane Invitational (4/2/11) INDOOR Jeff Davis Bank McNeese 55MH 7.92 60MH 8.26 Texas A&M Challenge (1/15/11) DM Relay 11:21.97 Texas A&M Challenge (1/15/11) 4x400

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P.J. Bennett Hurdles • 6-0 • Sr.-3L Opelousas, Louisiana Opelousas Senior HS

Demon Profiles • Demon Profiles • Demon Profiles topped that mark with an 8.23 in the prelims at the Houston Invitational. 2010 Season: finished 1st at the NSU Invitational with a career best in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.24… finished fourth at the Louisiana classics with a pace of 14.86 in the 110mh…ran a 14.28 time in a third place finish at the SLC Championships…in the indoor season, finished the season ranked 11th in the SLC in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.22 at the Texas A&M Invitational... placed 14th at the SLC Championships with a time of 8.51. 2009 Season: In the indoor season, ran a personal best in the 55 meter hurdles with a time of 7.94 for a fourth place finish at the Cowboy Relays... ran a 8.32 at the Razorback Invitational in the 60 meter hurdles... for the outdoor season, competed in the 110 meter and 400 meter hurdles... placed second in the 110m hurdles at the Dogwood Invitational and ran a personal best 14.30 for a third place finish at the NSU NCAA Qualifying meet.. competed in the NCAA MidEast Regional and was clocked at 15.53 for a 16th place finish... in the 400 meter hurdles, ran a PB of 1:02.39 at the LSU Relays but had a best finish of 8th at the Dogwood Invitational with a time of 1:02.74. High School: Ran a 13.9 in the 110 meter hurdles at the district meet and a 37.9 in the 300 meter hurdles in the same meet... lettered all four years in track, basketball, and two years in football... graduated with a 3.257 gpa. Personal: Born Oct. 11, 1989... son of Patrick and Angelia Bennett... three siblings, Armani, Porsche and Jasmin... sister Porsche is a radiologist... majoring in nursing. 2011 SLC Rankings OUTDOOR: 110MH, 5th, 14.35 (SLC Championships) INDOOR: 60MH, 8th, 8.23 (Houston Invitational, 1/29/11) 2011 SLC Championships OUTDOOR: 110MH, 4th, 14.46 Bennett’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR 110MH 14.24 Cowboy Relays (3/113/10) 400MH 1:02.39 LSU Relays (3/27/09) INDOOR

2011 Season: Outdoor - ranked fifth in the league 55MH in the 110 meter hurdles with a season-best time of 60MH 14.35 at the SLC Championships for a fourth place finish... placed first in the Cowboy Relays with a 14.67 clocking...Indoor - Ran the 55m and 60m hurdles... did not compete in the SLC meet... ran a personal best 7.77 at the Cowboy Relays in the 55 meter hurdles... finished third at the Texas A&M meet in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.27, that coming after he ran a career-best 8.26 in the prelims...

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D.J. Beyette

Distance • 5-8 • Fr.-HS Houston, Texas Atascocita HS High School: First in the 800m and 4x400 and fourth at the 400m at district senior year… first in 4x400, second in the 400m, and third in the 800m junior year… second in district 800m sophomore year… district champions freshman year… coached by Tod Simons and Elton Ervin Personal: Son of Sheailla and Don Beyette… father was in the Navy… two brothers, Mat and Jason… two sisters, Holly and Wendy… born May 6, 1993… majoring in chemical engineering… aspires to go to the Olympics.

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John Broughton Distance • 5-10 • Fr.-HS Shreveport, Louisiana

Calvary Baptist Academy

High School: Lettered in track and cross country two years… finished eighth in District 1-2A in cross country junior year and 12th senior year… finished sixth in track in the 3200m Personal: Born February 7, 1992… son of Sarah and Dennis Broughton… one brother, Matthew… one sister, Jessi… majoring in Biology… plans to go to medical school.

John Carpenter Javelin • 6-4 • Fr.-HS

Labadieville, Louisiana

E.D. White HS High School: Lettered in cross country and Sprints/Jumps • 6-0 • So.-HS track three years… fifth place at district junior year with a throw of Terrell, Texas 138-0… and again fifth at district senior year with throw of 148-0… Terrell HS coached by Don Groubert and Eddie Cole. Personal: Son of Mary and Kevin Carpenter… one brother, 2011 Season: Did not participate in track but was Mark… born December 11, 1992… majoring in health and physical a member of the Demon football team. High School: Senior season, first team all-state and alldistrict… education… plans to teach health and physical education on the defensive MVP… Terrell HS Athlete of the Year… Dallas Morning high school level… active member of the Kappa Alpha Order. News Athlete of the Week… 160 tackles, four forced fumbles, three blocked kicks, one punt return for a touchdown… district champion in the long jump and second in the triple jump… junior season, Distance • 5-9 • So.-1L first team all-district… defensive MVP… Terrell HS Athlete of the Year… 140 tackles… four forced fumbles… four blocked kicks… Many, Louisiana three interceptions… second team all-district in basketball and dis- Converse HS trict champion in long jump and second in triple jump… sophomore 2011 Season: Outdoor ran the 1500 and 5000 meters... had season, district Sophomore of the Year… 100 tackles… one intera best time of 4:22.91 in the 1500s at the NSU Leon Johnson Inception… basketball Newcomer of the year… third in the triple jump at the district track meet… National vitational and ran a 17:39.55 in the 5000 meters at the Louisiana Classics. Indoor - clocked in at a 2:08.21 for a sixth place finish at Honor Roll and a member of the Student Council. Booker’s Personal: Born Jan. 10, 1990… son of Walter McCul- the Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II indoor meet... placed second as a lar and Tracie Booker… three brothers, Byron and Shabrun Booker member of the distance medley relay team with a time of 11:20.97 and Markethian Shaw and two sisters, Brenecia Booker and Wal- at the McNeese II meet... also competed in teh 1-mile run and tikia Shaw… Markethian plays semi-pro ball… majoring in criminal 4x400 meter relay team. justice and wants to work in a juvenile detention center… nickname High School: Graduated from Converse High School. Personal: Born Jan. 1, 1992... son of Doug and Rhonda Byrd... is “Book.” one brother, Sean Laughlin, and a sister, Samantha Carrier... majoring in education... full name is Robert Michael Carrier.

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Jarrod Charles Sprints • 5-10 • So.-1L Opelousas, Louisiana Northwest HS

2011 Season: Outdoor - ran the 400 meters and a member of the 4x400 relay team... clocked in at 49.30 for an eighth place finish in the 400 meters at the Louisiana Classics... member of the 4x400 relay team that placed second at the NSU Leon Johnson Invitational with a time of 3:13.44. Indoor - ran the 400m dash and was clocked at a 50.51 at the Texas A&M Challenge. High School: Competed three years in track and football at Northwest High School in Opelousas… a member of BETA, science and social studies club, and in honor’s English. Personal: Born Feb. 15, 1992… son of Alvin and Zedra Charles… three brothers - Alvin King (25), Jerrell Charles (22), Jamal Charles (21)… majoring in psychology and plans to own his own practice. Charles’ Personal Bests OUTDOOR 400M 49.30 Louisiana Classics (3/19/11) 4x400 3:11.60 LSU Relays (3/26/11) INDOOR 400M

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Jordan Clark Jumps • 6-3 • Fr.-HS Apopka, Florida Wekiva HS

High School: Lettered in basketball four years and track three years…made it to the Sweet 16 ranked seventh in basketball senior year… won the track state championship senior year. Personal: Born July 19,1991… son of Tamarrah and Archie Phillips… one brother, AJ… one sister, Sydney…majoring in health and human performance.

Antwone Cobbin Mid-Distance • 5-11 • So.-TR

Lancaster, Texas Lancaster HS • Eastern New Mexico Previous School: Attended Eastern New Mexico for one year.

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Track and Field Demon Profiles • Demon Profiles • Demon Profiles High School: Lettered in track three years and cross country two years… coached by Greg Williams and Mogon Morris. Personal: Born April 5, 1991… son of Jackie and Rodney Moore… one brother, Rodney… one sister, Anisha… majoring in criminal justice… wants to become a lawyer or sports agent.

Quincy Davison Sprints • 5-5 • Jr.-2L Humble, Texas Atascocita HS

2011 Season: Outdoor - competed in the 100 and 200 meters and also a member of the 4x100 relay and 1600 sprint medley relay squads... ran a 10.88 in the 100 meters at the Demon Invitational, just .06 second off his best time... placed fifth in the 4x100 relay at the Texas Relays and had a fourth place finish in the 1600 sprint medley relays with a time of 3:29.22 at the LSU Relays. Indoor - ran a season personal best 6.64 in the 60 meters at the McNeese Indoor (Feb. 5)… did not place in the conference meet. 2010 Season: Competed in the 100m, 200m, and the 4x100… had two top ten finishes in the 100m with a personal best of 10.82 at the Louisiana Classics… recorded a personal best of 22.51 in the 200m at the Ty Terrell Relays… member of a 4x100 relay team that had seven top 10 finishes… placed first at Ty Terrell Relays with a time of 40.84… recorded a personal best with a 40.58 time at the NSU Invitational while placing fourth. High School: Lettered three years in football… freshman year, member of Freshman A-team district championship… sophomore year, football team recorded first win in school history before getting first district win in junior season… senior year, football team went 5-3 for its first playoff berth… won 100m dash district championship junior year… senior season, repeated as district champ in 100m dash, recording a personal-best 10.59s and 21.7 in the 200m… 100m Regional bronze medalist, 800m relay regional gold medalist… 800m relay state silver medalist. Personal: Born Quincy Allen Davison December 4, 1991… son of Sandra and Allen Davison…has 2 siblings, both sisters, Tera Marburgh and Kristen Davison… majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Health and Exercise Science… after completing his bachelor’s degree, he plans to pursue a master’s in Sports Management and wants to be successful in life. Davison’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR 100M 10.82 Louisiana Classics (3/20/10) 200M 22.51 Ty Terrell Relays (4/10/10) INDOOR 60M

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Mark Dotson

Distance • 5-11 • Jr.-1L Alexandria, Louisiana Menard HS 2011 Season: One of the top runners for the Demons on the cross country team with five top 10 finishes... placed first with John Broughton in a dual meet at the McNeese STate 6KM Relay... team’s top finisher at the SLC cross country meet, placing 48th with a time of 27:29.2 in the 8K run. High School: Graduated from Menard HS in Alexandria. Personal: Born Aug. 5, 1991... son of William and Celeste Dotson... one brother, Gregory Rivers, and a sister, Arrianna Wells... majoring in psychology and has plans to obtain his doctorate degree in philosophy.

Wayne Douglas

Jumps • 5-10 • Jr.-2L Prairieville, Louisiana St. Amant HS

NCAA Outdoor Opening Round Triple Jump SLC Outdoor Runner-Up Triple Jump 2011 Season: Outdoor - NCAA Regional qualifier in the triple jump... placed second at the SLC meet with a personal best mark of 50-08.00... finished second at the LSU Alumni Gold with his first 50-foot jump in his career with a 50-02.75 mark... placed 27th at the NCAAs with a leap of 49-00.75... had seven top five finishes in the triple jump including a first place finish at the Cowboy Relays... also competed in the long jump and had a personal best mark of 22-05.75 at the UTA Bobby Lane Invitational... Indoor - finished fifth in the triple jump at the SLC Indoor Championships with a 4903… ninth in the long jump in the same meet with a 22-06.5 leap… had a season-best measure in the long jump with a 22-11.25 at the McNeese State Jeff Davis Bank Indoor Meet to rank 11th in the league for the season… his 49-11.25 in the triple jump at the same meet ranked as the fifth best in the conference for the season. 2010 Season: Competed in the long jump and the triple jump… Had four top 10 finishes in the long jump… had a best finish of fifth at the Louisiana Classics with a 21-05… placed a personal best of 22-03 at the NSU Invitational while placing ninth… posted a personal best 49-11.75 in the triple jump at the SLC Championships while placing fifth… placed second at the Cowboy Relays with a distance of 47-01… placed in the top 10 in triple jump at all six events he competed in. High School: Recorded a distance of 40-0 in the triple jump his freshman while jumping 20-0 in the long jump… Sophomore year, Great Tradition • Brighter Future

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Track and Field Demon Profiles • Demon Profiles • Demon Profiles improved both to 44-0 and 21-7… Junior season, track teams won district and regional championships…runner-up at state meet… jumped 48-6 junior year in triple jump and 22-7 in long jump… also ran 110m hurdles in 15.1s… senior year, progressed to 48-11 in triple jump and 23-6 in long jump while cutting off .4 seconds on 110m hurdles to 14.7. Personal: Born Reginald Wayne Douglas, Jr., June 18, 1990… son of Brenda Douglas and Reginald Douglas, Sr…. Has two siblings, brother Tavaris and sister Rashann… majoring in Architecture with a minor in Sports Health… career plans after NSU include staying involved with track and finding a great job…life’s ambitions are to be happy in life. 2011 SLC Championships OUTDOOR: Triple Jump, 2nd, 50-08.00 Long Jump - did not score INDOOR: Triple Jump, 5th, 49-03.00 Long Jump - did not score

2011 SLC Rankings OUTDOOR: Triple Jump, 5th, 50-08.00 (SLC Championships) INDOOR: Triple Jump, 5th, 49-11.25 (Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II) Long Jump, 11th, 22-11.25 (Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II) Douglas’ Personal Bests OUTDOOR TJ 50-08.00 SLC Championships (5/13/11) LJ 22-05.75 UTA Bobby Lane Invitational (4/2/11) INDOOR TJ 49-11.75 SLC Championships (5/14/10) LJ 22-11.25 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II

Brent Giddens Hurdles • 6-1 • Fr.-HS Hughes Springs, Texas Hughes Springs HS

High School: Lettered in track four years, football three years, and basketball one year… two-time state champion in the 100m hurdles winning it with a 14.78 time his junior year and 14.45 senior year… finished third at state in the 300m hurdles… also competed in the 300m hurdles at state his senior year… competed at regionals freshman and sophomore years… made it to the playoffs sophomore and senior year making it two rounds in both season… member of the FFA. Personal: Born August 13, 1992… son of Martha and Terry Giddens… two sisters, Blair and Brianne... mother is a teacher and Twitter: @NSUDemons

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father is a principal… majoring in IET and plans to become an en- as a freshman as well… lettered four seasons in track and two in gineer technologist. football. Personal: Born October 2, 1991… son of Raymond Hatton, Jr. and Joan Hatton… father is a high school principal and mother is in new home sales… two sisters - Aja Martin and Samantha Hatton… Distance • 6-1 • Fr.-HS majoring in business administration.

Albert Gladney

Shreveport, Louisiana Captain Shreve HS

High School: District 1-5A champion senior year… four-time regional champion and city champion… District 1-5A cross-country champion… mile district champion… regional second place in the mile… finished ninth at state in the mile… competed at the state indoor meet in the 1600m… coached by Keith Bilbo. Personal: Son of Homer Mattot Sr…two sisters, Shoncherrist and Shaketa… majored electronic engineering…plans to work as an electronic engineer… born March 23, 1993.

Raymond Hatton Sprints • 5-5 • So.-1L Katy, Texas Morton Rance HS

NCAA Outdoor Opening Round 4x100 Relay NCAA Outdoor Finals 4x100 SLC Outdoor 4x100 Relay Champion 2011 Season: Outdoor - Part of the Demon 4x100 relay team took first at the SLC championships and qualified for the NCAA regionals and championships... that team clocked in at a season-best 39.82 at the Demon Invitational... had four first place finishes on the season... ran a 40.11 at the NCAA regionals for a ninth place finish and was clocked at 39.88 in the prelims of the NCAA championships... also ran the 100 and 200 meters... ran a best time of 10.62 in the 100s at the Demon Invitational and was clocked at a personal best of 22.09 in teh NSU Leon Johnson Invitational... ran a leg on the 1600M sprint medley relay team that had a fourth place finish with a 3:29.22 at the LSU Relays. Indoor - ran the 55, 60 and 200 meters... had a best time of 6.66 in the 55 meters at the Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II and a 7.10 in the 60 meters at the LSU Twilight Indoor... clocked in at 24.71 in the 200 meters at the Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II. High School: Regional qualifier in the 100 meters, 4x1 and 4x2 relay teams as a junior at Morton Ranch High School in Katy, Texas… ran a 10.8 100 meters that season… Academic All-District in football… sophomore season, regional qualifier in the 4x2 relays and ran a 10.76 100 meters… regional qualifier for the 4x2 relays

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2011 SLC Championships OUTDOOR: 100M - did not score 200M - did not score 4x100, 1st, 40.57 INDOOR: Did not score in any event 2011 SLC Rankings OUTDOOR: 100M, 16th, 10.62 (NSU Demon Invitational) 4x100, 2nd, 39.82 (NSU Demon Invitational) INDOOR: Did not rank in any event Hatton’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: 100M 10.62 Demon Invitational (4/30/11) 200M 22.09 NSU Leon Johnson Invitational (4/16/11) 4x100 39.82 Demon Invitational (4/30/11) 1600SM 3:29.22 LSU Relays (3/26/11) INDOOR: 55M 6.66 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II 60M 7.10 LSU Twilight Indoor 200M 24.71 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II

Kartemus Heary Javelin • 6-3 • Sr.-2L St. James, Louisiana St. James HS

2011 Season: Outdoor - had four top five finishes with a best of third place at the Demon Invitational with a throw of 182-05... placed 12th at the SLC championships with a 165-04 mark... had a personal best 195-02 throw for a fourth place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold Mett... Indoor - did not compete. 2010 Season: Placed a career high 184-05 in the javelin throw while placing seventh at the SLC Championships… had two more top 10 finishes at the Cowboy Relays and the NSU Invitational. 2009 Season: Threw the javelin for the Demons in the outdoor season and had a best finish of fourth place at the Seminole Invite where he threw a 168-11... had a personal best of 184-05 at the NSU Invitational for a seventh place finish... placed 11th at the SLC Championships with a throw of 170-10. High School: Competed in the javelin, triple jump, 400 and 800 Facebook: Northwestern State Demons

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Lawrence Jackson Sprints • 5-7 • Fr.-HS Houston, Texas Hastings HS

High School: Took fifth place at state in the 400m with a 47.93 time… also ran the 400m in 50, 51, and 52 seconds… honored as a Texas Scholar. Personal: Born March 29, 1993… son of Kenyatta Turner and Jeffery Rivers… three brothers, Ji, Lance, and Jordan… three sisters, Lisa, Lilla, and Shante… brother Ji is a doctor in sports medicine… majoring in engineering.

Daveon Jones Jumps • 5-5 • Fr.-HS Ruston, Louisiana Ruston HS

High School: Placed third in state outdoor senior year and sixth junior year… lettered in track for two years... Houma, Louisiana member of the Kick-Off Mentors… honored academic achieveVandebilt Catholic HS ment… coached by Dave Anderson. High School: Parish champion, district champion, and regional Personal: Born July 23,1993… son of Lula and Homer Rhodes… champion junior year… voted all-region senior year… fifth in state one brother, Corey… one sister, Dominique… majored in math edujunior year… coached by David Malone… lettered in cross country cation… plans to become a high school teacher. and track four years… won all-academic honors. Personal: Born December 9, 1992… son of Maria and Thomas Hebert… one brother, Austin… one sister, Ashley… majoring in Distance • 6-0 • Jr.-2L business… hopes to run a business after he graduates. Tarkington, Texas Tarkington HS 2011 Season: Outdoor ran the 1500 and 5000 Sprints • 5-10 • Fr.-HS meters... had a fourth place finish in the 5000 meLafayette, Louisiana teres with a time of 17:19.59 at the NSU Leon Johnson Invitational. Northside HS Indoor - ran the 800m, 1-mile, 4x400 relay and distance medley relay… had a seventh place finish in the 800 meters at the McNeese High School: Led the Vikings to three consecu- Jeff Davis meet with a time of 2:08.60… member of the distance tive district titles with a 3rd round appearance in the playoffs in his medley relay squad that ran an 11:01.67 at the Houston Invitational, junior and senior season…Named to the All-District Second Team ranked 11th best in the league for the season. as a junior…was a three-year letterman in football and track…. 2010 Season: Competed in the 800m, 1500m and the 4x400… graduated in 2010. Placed a career best time of 2:01.68 in the 800m at the Louisiana Personal: Born January 1, 1992….son of Ray Jackson and Classics… placed fifth at the Cowboy Relays with a 2:04.08 time… Shaylene Jack…has two siblings, Pierre Thomas and Markeisha finished sixth in the 1500m with a time of 4:12.74 at the NSU InvitaJack…majoring in health and physical education with the hopes tional… member of 4x400 relay team that finished fourth at the Ty of pursing a career in professional sports or coaching…Nickname: Terrell Relays with a time of 3:33.66. High School: Lettered in cross country three years and bas“Action” Jackson, “Waterbug”. ketball for one year… cross country team went to regionals sopho-

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Nathanial McReynolds Distance • 5-9 • Sr.-3L Bellville, Texas Bellville HS

2011 Season: Outdoor - Ran the 1500, 3000 and the 3000 meter steeplechase... placed first in the steeplechase at the Demon Invitational with a time of 10:32.65, the best mark of the season... finished third in the event at the LSU Relays, fourth at the Louisiana Classics and fifth at the NSU Leon Johnson Invitational... placed 12th in the steeplechase at the Southland Conference championships with a time of 11:17.90... finished the season ranked 17th in the conference in the steeplechase. Indoor - Did not compete in the indoor season. 2010 Season: Did not compete. 2009 Season: Competed in the 1-mile and 3000 meter events, posting personal bests in both... ran a 4:39.01 in the 1-mile race at Texas A&M and put up a personal best in teh 3000 meters with a 9:10.94 at the SLC Indoor Championships... in the outdoor season, competed in the 1500, 2000, 3000, 5000, 3000 steeple chase, and the 4x400 relays... had two second place finishes (NSU Invitational in the 3000 meters and at the Dogwood Invitational in the 3000 meter steeple chase)... had personal bests in five of the six events. 2008 Season: For the indoor season, ran the one-mile, 3000 and 5000 meters... finished sixth at the LSU Purple Tiger Invite in teh 5000 meters with a clocking of 17:42.99... ran a personal best in the 3000 meters of 9:43.82 at the Bayou Bengal... for the outdoor season, ran the 3000 meters and 3000 meter steeple chase... ran a 10:19.88 at the LSU Alumni Gold in the 3000 meters... had a best time of 10:31.84 in the steeplechase at the SLC championships to finish 17th.

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Sherif Omotunwashe Sprints/Jumps • 5-9 • Fr.-HS Houston, Texas Elsik HS

High School: Triple jump finalist in district senior year… 100m final in district junior year… ran 10.88 in the 100m… leaped 46.1 in the triple jump and 22.5 in the long jump… lettered in track three years… member of the Nation Art Honor Society. Personal: Son of Sheri and Sharaf Omotunwashe… four sisters, Semiat, Selihut, Shadiaf, Ganiat… born January 20, 1993… plans to become a physician’s assistant.

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2011 SLC Championships OUTDOOR: Did not score in any event Sprints • 5-9 • Jr.-2L INDOOR: 4x440, 5th, 3:19.66 2011 SLC Rankings Alexandria, Louisiana OUTDOOR: Alexandria Senior HS 4x100, 2nd, 39.82 (NSU Demon Invitational, 4/30/11) 2011 Season: Outdoor - Southland Conference 100M, 16th, 10.62 (NSU Demon Invitational, 4/30/11) champion as a member of the 4x100 meter relay team when he INDOOR: 60M, 20th, 7.01 (SLC Indoor Championships, 2/25/11)

Karllis Perry

posted a time of 40.57... had another first place finish in that even at the NSU Leon Johnson Invitational and placed second at the Louisiana Classics... finished first at the Demon Invitational as a member of the 4x400 meter relay squad... also ran the 100 and 200 meters... had two fifth place finishes in the 100 meters... placed 11th at the SLC Championships in the 200 meters and 17th in the 100 meters. Indoor - ran the 55 meters, 200 meters, and the 4x400 relays… ran a season personal best of 22.33 in the 200 meters at the Texas A&M-Challenge… his 7.01 in the 60 meters at the SLC Indoor Championship prelims, was the 20th fastest time of the season in the league… member of the 4x400 relay team that placed fifth at the SLC meet with a time of 3:18.46 and was marked as the sixth best time in the conference for the season. 2010 Season: Competed in the 200m, 4x100 and the 4x400… placed ninth in the 200m at the Ty Terrell Relays with a 22.39 time… finished first in the 4x100 with a 40.84 time at the Ty Terrell Relays… had two top 10 finishes as a member of the 4x400 relay team… posted a personal best time of 3:27.33 at the Louisiana Classics and finished fourth at the Ty Terrell Relays. High School: As a senior ran a 10.7 in the 100 meter dash and a 21.7 in the 200 meter dash…made it to state in the 200 meter dash and in the 4x200 meter relay and made it to the third round of the state playoffs in basketball…lettered 2 years in track and 3 years in basketball. Personal: Born Nov. 27, 1990… son of Carlos Perry and Carrie Hayward… one sibling, Victoria… majoring in industrial engineering… plans to become an industrial engineer and an Olympic sprinter after college. Perry’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: 100M 10.62 Demon Invitational (4/30/11) 200M 21.63 SLC Championships (5/13/11) 4x100 40.54 Louisiana Classics (3/19/11) 4x200 1:25.24 Texas Relays (4/6-9/11) 4x400 3:14.89 Louisiana Classics (3/19/11) 1600SM 3:29.22 LSU Relays (3/26/11) INDOOR: 55M 6.62 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II 60M 7.01 SLC Championships (1/25/11) 200M 22.33 Texas A&M Challenge (1/15/11) 4x400 3:22.45 LSU Twilight Indoor 4x440 3:19.66 SLC Championships (1/25/11)

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Travis Plumb Distance • 5-10 • So.-1L Huffman, Texas Hargrave HS

2011 Season: Outdoor - ran the 800 meters, 400 meter hurdles and was a member of the 4x400 meter relay squad... had a personal best of 1:55.95 in teh 80 meters for a fourth place finish at the Demon Invitational... placed first in the 400 meter hurdles at the NSU Leon Johnson Invite with a time of 57.59 and had a second place finish in the same meet in the 4x400 relays with a clocking of 3:13.44. Indoor - ran the 800 meters, 4x400 and 4x440 relays and the distance medley relays... finished fifth at the SLC Championships in the 4x440s with a time of 3:19.66. High School: Graduated from Hargrave High School. Personal: Born July 26, 1991... son of Tim and Mitzy Plumb... one sister, Candace (23)... majoring in criminal justice and plans on becoming a police detective... nickname is “T-Plumb”... full name is Travis Ryan Plumb. 2011 SLC Championships OUTDOOR: Did not score in any event INDOOR: 4x440, 5th, 3:19.66 Plumb’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: 800M 1:55.95 Demon Invitational (4/30/11) 400MH 57.59 NSU Leon Johnson Invitational (4/16/11) 4x400 3:13.44 NSU Leon Johnson Invitational (4/16/11) INDOOR: 800M 1:56.83 Texas A&M Challenge (1/15/11) 4x400 3:26.78 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II DMR 11:20.97 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II 4x440 3:19.66 SLC Championships (1/25/11)

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Matt Rodell Distance • 6-1 • Fr.-HS Killeen, Texas Killeen HS

High School: Placed fourth at district with a time of 16:44 in the 5K senior year… district champ in the 800m with a 1:58 time senior year… swim-regional qualifier in the 200im and 100m fly freshman, sophomore, and junior year… won district championship all four years of high school in cross country… member of the FFA technology club, and National Honor Society. Personal: Born September 25, 1992… son of Sherri and Melvin Mason… one brother, Chris… two sister, Jamie and Gina… sister Jamie is a member of the University of Texas Permian Basin volleyball team… majoring in nursing… plans to be come a certified registered nurse anesthesist.

Kendal Taylor Sprints • 5-10 • Jr.-2L Slidell, Louisiana Northshore HS

NCAA Outdoor Championships 4x100 2011 Season: Outdoor - Ran the 400 meters, was a member of the 4x100 relay squad that ran at the NCAA Championships, 4x200 and 4x400 relay teams... 4x100 squad ran a 39.88 in at the NCAA prelims.. had secon place finishes in the 4x400 at the Cowboy Relays and the UTA Bobby Lane Invitational and a fist place finish at the Demon Invitational... Indoor - Ran the 400 meters and ran a season personal best 50.50 at the SLC indoor meet. 2010 Season: All-Louisiana selection as a member of the 4x400 relay team... SLC champion as a member of the 4x400 relay squad that ran a 3:07.68... team finished first in the university division of the prestigious Texas Relays for the second straight year... competed in the 100m, 200m, 400m, 4x100 and the 4x400… placed seventh at the Louisiana Classics in the 100m posting a personal best 10.72 time… finished fifth in the 200m at the Ty Terrell Relays posting a 21.83 time… finished second at the SLC Championships in the 400m posting a 47.07 time… finished a personal best 46.85 time at the NSU Invitational while placing third… posted a career best time of 40.53 as a member of the 4x100 at the SLC Championships placing third… finished first at the Cowboy Relays with a time of 41.46… finished first at the Louisiana Classic with a time of 3:10.90. High School: Ran a 49.8 in the 400 meter dash… lettered 1 year in track. Personal: Born March 4, 1991… Son of Kevin and Kechia

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Ricky Trent Distance • 5-9 • So.-1L Glenmora, Louisiana Glenmora HS

2011 Season: Outdoor - Ran the 800 meters and was a member of the 4x400 relay team that finished second at the Cowboy Relays with a time of 3:17.23. Indoor - ran the 400 and 800 meters, 4x400 relay and distance medley relays... had a sixth place finish in the 4x400 relays at the Jeff Davis McNeese Indoor II meet with a time of 3:40.11. High School: As a senior, placed second in the state outdoor meet in the and seventh in the indoor meet in the 800 meters while at Glenmora High School in Glenmora, La… earned all-state, all-district and all-region honors as a junior in the 800 meters… All-CENLA honors in cross country… team won state championship his junior year while his cross country team placed third in the state meet… as a sophomore, earned All-CENLA, all-district and all-region honors in track and all-district and All-CENLA honors in cross country… track team won the state title while the cross country team placed fourth at the state meet… all-district honors as a freshman as track team won district title and cross country team placed second… member of the basketball and baseball teams as a freshman. Personal: Born December 17, 1991… son of William Trent and Cara Robinsen… father is a soldier and mother a teacher… one Facebook: Northwestern State Demons

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sister, MacKenzie Trent (18)… majoring in criminal justice with a Outdoors … ran his 100m school record time at home in the NSU Invitational on May 1 … opened outdoor season by sweeping 100 minor in psychology… plans to be a military psychologist. and 200, and running a leg on winning 4x100, at Cowboy Relays Trent’s Personal Bests hosted by McNeese … that performance earned him the first of OUTDOOR: three SLC Outdoor Athlete of the Week awards … in the 4x400, 800M 2:08.17 Cowboy Relays (3/12/11) he ran as part of a unit that clocked 3:09.31 at the Drake Relays 4x400 3:17.23 Cowboy Relays (3/12/11) (seventh) and won at the Louisiana Classics meet in Lafayette in INDOOR: 400M 56.21 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II 3:10.90 … NCAA East Region qualifier in 100 and 200 but did not 800M 2:06.60 Texas A&M Challenge (1/15/11) advance to national championships. 4x400 3:27.93 Houston Invitational (1/29/11) High School: Ran a 22.7 in the 200 meter dash as a freshDMR 11:01.67 Houston Invitational (1/29/11) man… As a sophomore, ran a 10.43 in the 100 meter dash, a 21.67 200 meter dash and also placed 4th and 6th at state in the 100 and 200 meter… Ran a 10.43 in the 100 meter dash and a 21.63 in the 200 meter dash while earning state championship honors in each Sprints • 5-7 • Jr.-2L event as a junior… as a senior, ran a personal best 10.27 in the 100 meter dash and a personal best 21.31 in the 100 meter dash Slidell, Louisiana while placing 2nd at state in the 100 meter dash… earned 1st team Northshore HS all-district and 2nd team all-state in football as a senior… played in 2009 all-star football game… lettered 4 years in track and 2 years NCAA Outdoor Opening Round 100m in football. NCAA Championships 4x100 Personal: Born Nov. 30, 1990… son of Terrell and Marquette SLC Outdoor Champion 4x100 Defillo… has three siblings…graduated with a 3.2 gpa and was on All-Louisiana 100m, 4x100, 4x400 school honor roll… has a cousin, Antione Walker, who plays in the NBA…. Majoring in engineering… Plans after college is to partici 2011 Season: Outdoor - NCAA Regional qualifier in the 100 pate in the Olympics, start an engineering career or to play in the meters and ran a 10.59 in the prelims at the meet... placed second NFL… life’s ambition is to get rich and raise a family. at the SLC Championships with a 10.18 mark and was second in 2011 SLC Championships the 200 meters with a 20.64... had two first place finishes in the 100 meters and a first in the 200 meters... member of the 4x100 relay OUTDOOR: 100m, 2nd, 10.18; 200m, 2nd, 2064; 4x100m, 1st, 40.57 INDOOR: 60m, 5th, 6.83 team that won the SLC title with a time of 40.57 and ran a 40.11 at the NCAA Regionals to qualify for the NCAA Championships, 2011 SLC Rankings where his team ran a 39.88 - second best mark of the season... had OUTDOOR: a first place finish in the 4x400 relays at the Demon Invitational... 100m, 2nd, 10.18 (SLC Championships, 5/15/11) Indoor - Placed fifth at the SLC meet in the 60 meters with a time of 200m, 2nd, 20.64 (SLC Championships, 5/15/11) 6.83… that time was the fifth fastest in the league for the season… 4x100m, 2nd, 39.82 (Demon Invitational, 4/30/11) placed first at the McNeese Jeff Davis meet in the 55 meters with a 4x400m, 2nd, 3:09.82 (Bobby Lane Invite, 4/2/11) INDOOR: time of 6.41… member of the 4x400 relay team that ran a 3:28.55 60M, 5th, 6.83 (SLC Indoor Championships, 2/25/11) at the Texas A&M Invitational. 200m, 16th, 22.43 (SLC Indoor Championships, 2/25/11) 2010 Season: As the All-Louisiana and Southland Conference Male Freshman Athlete of the Year in 2010, Walker ran the sixth- Walker’s Personal Bests fastest times in the nation in both the 100m (10.13) and 200 (20.49), OUTDOOR: NSU Invitational (5/1/10) and became a school record holder in both races … Walker was 100m 10.13 200m 20.49 SLC Championships (5/14/10) fastest in the state with that 20.49 time (breaking Joe Delaney’s 4x100m 39.82 Demon Invitational (4/30/11) 29-year old record) while winning the Southland Conference title 4x400m 3:09.82 UTA Bobby Lane Invitational (4/30/11) … he was second in the state with a school-record tying (with 1998 INDOOR: All-American Ronnie Powell) 10.13 100 meter time …. also ran 55m 6.41 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II the second leg on the Demons 4 X 100 relay and had turns in the 60m 6.83 SLC Championships (1/25/11) 4x400 relay … he was the Southland 100m runner up in 10.15 … 200m 22.43 SLC Championships (1/25/11) an hour later, angry with that finish, he won the 200m in his school 4x400m 3:22.45 LSU Twilight Indoor record time … ran on second-place 4x100 relay (40.58) at SLC

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Alex Washington III Jumps • 6-3 • So.-HS Lafayette, Louisiana Ruston HS

High School: Graduated from Ruston High School. Personal: Born July 24, 1992... son of Alex Washington, Jr. and Brena Smith... two brothers, Adam (9) and Robert (7), and a sister, Alexis (4)... majoring in business... full name is Alex James Washington III... nickname is “AJ.”

Randall White Mid-Distance • 5-11 • Fr.-HS

Huffman, Texas Hargrave HS

High School: Track regional qualifier sophomore, junior, and senior year… state qualifier in cross country senior and junior year… ran a 5k with a 16:34 time… put a 1:59 time up in the 800m… ran a 50.9 in the 400m… lettered in cross country four years and track three years… coached by Kris Gilmore. Personal: Born September 29, 1992… son of Estha and William White… three brothers, Jack, Marshal, and Brian… majoring in criminal justice… plans to be a police officer.

Aaron Williams Jumps • 5-11 • Fr.-HS

Duson, Louisiana Acadiana HS

High School: Won parish, district, and regionals senior year in the triple jump and third at state senior year… received the Allstate Award two years in a row… lettered in football and track four years… made it to the playoffs in football sophomore, junior, and senior year winning the state championship his senior year…coached by Neal Lege. Personal: Born February 27, 1993… son of Tanya Williams… one brother, Emmanuel who is also a member of the Demon track team… two sisters, Leah and Helaina… sister Leah is a senior at NSU…majoring in health and exercise science… hopes to become a physical therapist.

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Dezrick Williams

Sprints • 5-11 • So.-1L Natchitoches, Louisiana Natchitoches Central HS 2011 Season: Outdoor - ran the 400 meters, 4x400 and the 1600 sprint medley relays... had a best time of 49.25 in the 400s at the Demon Invitational... placed fourth at the LSU Relays in the 1600 sprint medleys. Indoor - competed in the 400 meters, 4x400 and distance medley relays... had a second place finish in the DMR at the Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II with a time of 11:20.97... had a sixth place finish in the 400 meters at the same meet with a time of 52.57. High School: Graduated from Natchitoches Central High School. Personal: Born July 16, 1992... son of Derilyn and Jamie Flanagan... one brother, Derilyn II (11)... majoring in industrial engineering and plans to go to graduate school and get his degree in architecture... nickname is “Dez.”

Emmanuel Williams Jumps • 6-0 • Fr.-HS

Duson, Louisiana Acadiana HS High School: with Demon Aaron Williams… lettered in football and track three years… won the 5A state championship in football senior year… district champion in the long jump… district runner up in the triple jump… regional runner-up in both… fifth in the state for triple jump… coached by Neal Lege. Personal: Born February 27, 1993… son of Tanya Williams… one brother, Aaron who is also a member of the Demon track team… two sisters, Leah and Helaina… sister Leah is a senior at NSU… majoring in health and exercise science… plans to be a physical therapist.

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Hometown (Previous School) Montgomery, LA (Cedar Creek HS/Texas A&M) Abbeville, LA (Abbeville HS) Brenham, TX (Brenham HS) Rockwall, TX (Rockwall Heath) Alexandria, LA (Alexandria Sr. HS) Stanley, LA (Stanley HS) Baton Rouge, LA (St. Joseph’s Academy) Bossier City, LA (Bossier HS) Lake Charles, LA (Barbe HS) Baton Rouge, LA (Parkview Baptist HS) Shreveport, LA (Evange HS) Tatum, TX (Tatum HS) Evans, LA (Evans HS) Houston, TX (Jersey Village HS) Texarkana, TX (Libery Eylau HS) Houston, TX (Alief Elsik HS) Hornbeck, LA (Hornbeck HS) LaPorte, LA (LaPorte HS) Shreveport, LA (Parkway HS) Bossier City, LA (Parkway HS) Columbia, MO (Hammond HS) Baytown, TX (Baytown Lee HS) Bossier City, LA (Parkway HS/ULM) Natchitoches, LA (Natchitoches Central HS) Olla, LA (LaSalle HS) Zachary, LA (Zachary HS) Gretna, LA (Sacred Heart HS) Shreveport, LA (Byrd HS) Texarkana, TX (Liberty Eylau HS) Texarkana, TX (Liberty Eylau HS) Monroe, LA (Richwood HS)

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Ashley Aldredge Javelin • 5-3 • Fr.-RS

Montgomery, Louisiana Cedar Creek HS/Texas A&M 2011 Season: Redshirted after transferring from Texas A&M. High School: One of the nation’s top high school javelin throwers... placed first at the Class A state meet in the javelin with a throw of 149-3... competed at the USATF Junior Olympics and won that meet with a 140-08 mark... as a junio, placed second at the USATF World Youth Trials with a 152-04 and won the USATF Junior Olympics with a 148-06, two months after winning the state title... her 158-05 mark at the Louisiana Governor’s Games ranked as the No. 2 throw in the nation... as a sophomore, won the state title with a 156-0 which ranked as the seventh longest in the country... won her first state title her freshman year with a 135-04. Personal: Daughter of Corwyn and Missy Aldredge... father coached football at Cedar Creek HS and retired from that position in the spring of 2010... father also played football at Mississippi State in college and Tampa Bay in the NFL and was a nationally-ranked junior in the javelin throw... grandfather was named a member of NSU’s Top 100 players of the century list in 2007.

Track and Field Lady Demon Profiles • Lady Demon Profiles basketball and track and won the discus state championship (LHSAA)… as a junior, garnered Abbeville HS Female Athlete of the Year after earning all-parish and All-District first-team honors in softball, basketball and track… LHSAA runner-up in discus and shot put… in her final year, named AHS Female Athlete of the Year, Meriodnal Athlete of the Year… joined basketball’s 1,000 point club, earning first-team All-District and All-Parish… Won discus state championship for second time and finished as runner-up in shot put… Participated in Circle of Friends and Freshman Orientation Leadership. Personal: Born Janae Acacia Allen September 28, 1990…daughter of Myra Allen and Rev. John Allen… Has two siblings, sisters Jenissa and Julaine… Janae plans on working for the LHSAA after she graduates and has aspirations of working for the Southeastern Conference. 2011 SLC Championships OUTDOOR: Discus, 4th, 156-07 INDOOR: Weight, 7th, 52-00 2011 SLC Rankings OUTDOOR: Shot Put, 13th, 44-05.25 Discus, 4th, 156-07 Hammer, 10th, 159-09 INDOOR: Shot Put, 12th, 43-08.50 Weight Throw, 7th, 52-01

Allen’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: Shot Put 44-05.25 Louisiana Classics (3/19/11) Throws • 5-7 • Jr.-2L Discus 156-07 Louisiana Classics (3/19/11) Abbeville, Louisiana Hammer 160-11 NSU Invitational (5/1/10) Abbeville HS INDOOR: Weight 52-01.00 LSU Twilight Indoor (2/18/11) 2011 Season: Outdoor - Competed in the shot put, Shot Put 42-08.50 SLC Indoor Championships (2/25/11) discus throw, and hammer throw… she made it to the SLC championships in the discus and hammer throws… best throw in the shot put was 44.05.25 in the Louisiana Classics which was good enough for seventh place… other times she had in the shot put was 40.02.75, 41Throws • 5-6 • Sr.-3L 05.75, 41-08.00... best time in the discus was 156-07 which placed fourth Brenham, Texas at the SLC Championships… her next best time in the discus was 147-04 Brenham HS in the Demon Invitational… best hammer mark was at the Demon Invita tional when she threw a 159-09. Indoor - 2011 Indoor Season: Finished 2011 Season: Outdoor - Competed in the shot put and 8th with a 12.31 40-04.7s mark in the shot put and 4th in the hammer hammer throw making it to the SLC Championships in throw (15.61 51-02.75) at McNeese Indoor Invitational…Finished 10th both… best time in the shot put was 46-06.16 which placed second at the in the hammer throw at the Houston Invitational with a 15.21m 49-11.00 Louisiana Classics… took first at the Cowboy Relays with a mark of 45mark. 00.25… at the SLC Championships she placed sixth with a 46.02.00 mark 2010 Season: Outdoor - Went fifth at the Louisiana Classics track in the shot… in the discus her best throw was 158-02 at the Demon Inviand field meet in the discus throw (138-10)…At the Cowboy Relays, she tational which placed her fifth… at the SLC Championships she finished finished 8th in the shot put with a 12.00m 39-04.50 mark…in the hammer with 12th with a 150-07 mark. Indoor - Captured four top 10 finishes in throw, she went 11th at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with 47.84m 154-11 two different events…placed fifth in the shot put (43-09.25) and 9th in the best throw. Indoor - Ranked 13th in the Southland Conference in the weight throw (47-11.00) at the McNeese Indoor track and field meet…At weight throw with a personal best of 49-02.50 that she recorded at the the Texas A&M Challenge, she finished 8th (41-08.00) in the shot put LSU Purple Tiger meet... placed 15th at the SLC Indoor Championships and 10th in the weight throw (143-01.50)…she completed the season with with a throw of 44-07. another eighth-place finish in the weight throw at the Houston Invitational High School: Lettered four years in basketball and track and three (44-00.75). years in softball… Freshman year, won softball freshman rookie of the 2010 Season: Posted two top five finishes and one top 10 finish among year, earning first-team All-District and first-team all-parish…sophomore the hammer throw, shot put and discus throw events…At the Cowboy Reseason, earned first-team all-district and all-parish honors in softball, lays, Bratton placed second in the shot put with a 44-08.25 finish…she

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Northwestern State Lady Demon Profiles • Lady Demon Profiles had her best outing in the discus throw at the Ty Terrell Relays with a 11811, placing fifth…finished sixth at the Louisiana Classics in the hammer throw (158-01). 2009 Season: In the outdoor season, competed in the shot put and discus... placed first in the shot put at the NSU Relays with a throw of 428... had a personal best toss of 43-9 which she threw at the LSU Alumni Gold for a ninth place finish... in the discus, threw a personal best of 11809 for a 10th place finish a the NSU Invitational. High School: Placed second in the state in the shot put with a throw of 43-8… threw 44-7.75 at the regional qualifier meet… also threw the discus and had a best toss of 111-0 at the District 18-4A meet… lettered in basketball and volleyball in addition to track… a member of the National Honor Society, French Club, Ping Pong Club, FCA, Young Life, and ROTC. Personal: Born October 14, 1989… daughter of Herbert Bratton and Jacqueline Hicks… two siblings, David and Samuel… majoring in criminal justice and plans to become a police officer then a United State Marshal. 2011 SLC Rankings OUTDOOR: Shot Put, 8th, 46-05.50 (Louisiana Classics, 3/19/11) Hammer, 12th, 158-02 (NSU Demon Invitational, 4/30/11) INDOOR: Weight Throw, 16th, 47-11 (Jeff Davis Bank, 2/5/11) Bratton’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: Shot Put 46-05.50 Louisiana Classics (3/19/11) Hammer 158-02 NSU Demon Invitational (4/30/11) INDOOR: Weight 52-01.00 LSU Twilight Indoor (2/18/11) Shot Put 43-10.50 LSU Purple Tiger (1/22/10)

Aly Coughlin

Track and Field Lady Demon Profiles • Lady Demon Profiles was at the LSU Relays on March 26 when she marked a 4:42.69 time to place eighth… finished first at the NSU Leon Johnson Invitational with a 4:44.01 mark… finished second at the Demon Invitational with a mark of 4:51.27… placed second at the Cowboy Relays with a 4:48.66 finish… best time in the 800m was 2:16.00 at the UTA Bobby Lane Invitational. Indoor - In the 1-mile run, placed fifth at the Texas A&M Challenge with a time of 5:27.57...weeks later, she improved on her overall time with a 5:15.28 and a 12th place finish at the Houston Invitational…Ellis completed her best 800m run the time of 2:27.54 placing her seventh at McNeese. 2010 Season: Ran her best 800m at the NSU Invitational where she posted a fourth place time of 2:16.54…ran a 2:22.13 time in the 880 yard ran at the Ty Terrell Relays…at the conference outdoor meet, she finished in 10th in the 1500m (4:47.78)... 2010 Indoor Season: A member of the distance medley relay team that placed 10th at the SLC Indoor Championships with a time of 13:07.32. High School: Lettered all four years in basketball, track and crosscountry… Won track district and regional championships before a runnerup finish at state… Made the playoffs in basketball and recorded district, regional and state championships in track as a sophomore… District runner-ups in basketball junior season while winning district and regionals in track… first-team all district in basketball with an All-State honorable mention… Senior year, basketball and cross country district champions… second-team All-District and won the state championship in the one and two mile races… runner-up in the 800m. Personal: Born Karensa Leigh Ellis March 25, 1989… the daughter of Khristy and Dennis Ellis and has one sister, Kyleigh Ellis… majoring in Health and Exercise Sciences and anticipates graduation in May of 2013... Her post-graduation plans are to become a physical therapist. 2011 SLC Rankings OUTDOOR: 800m, 15th, 2:16.00 (Bobby Lane Invitational, 4/2/11) 1500m, 14th, 4:42.69 (LSU Relays, 3/26/11)

Ellis’ Personal Bests OUTDOOR: Distance • 5-4 • Fr.-HS 800m 2:16.00 Bobby Lane Invitational (4/2/11) Rockwall, Texas 1500m 4:42.69 LSU Relays (3/26/11) Rockwall Heath HS INDOOR: 2:27.54 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II High School: Lettered four years of track and bas- 800m ketball and three of cross country… senior year was 1-Mile 5:13.33 SLC Indoor Championships (1/25/11) 12:57.75 Texas A&M Challenge (1/15/11) named 2nd team all-district and academic all-state… at the track regionals DMR her senior year she ran a 2:19 in the 800m… regional qualifier in cross country her sophomore, junior, and senior year… coach in track by Libby Holvey. Personal: Born December 9, 1992… daughter of Karen and Brian Distance • 5-5 • Jr.-2L Coughlin… one sibling, Cody… majoring in health and physical educa Stanley, Louisiana tion… wants to teach or coach. Stanley HS 2011 Season: Outdoor - Finished at the Cowboy Relays with a 2:33.12 mark to place seventh in the Distance • 5-8 • Jr.-2L 800m… Marked a 2:29.09 at the Louisiana Classics in the 800m…. competed in the 800m in two other events with a 2:29.25 and 2:34.30 mark Alexandria, Louisiana Indoor - Ran a 1:09.21 in the 400m dash at McNeese... joined Ebony Alexandria Senior HS Vaughn, Ebony Freemount, and Sarah Emory as a member of the 4x400 2011 Season: Outdoor - Competed primarily in the relay team. 1500m, but also the 800m… best time in the 1500m 2010 Season: Placed 15th in 800 meters at the NSU Invitational

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Lady Demon Profiles • Lady Demon Profiles (2:29.10) and 18th at the Ty Terrell Relays in the 880 yard run with a time of 2:34.82. High School: Lettered three years in track and basketball… Participated in the state meet sophomore season followed by a third place finish at state in 800m junior year… made all-area team in 2008… Senior year, state champion in 800m along with runner-up in Class B girls 400m and won District MVP… ran the 400m in 1:02, 800m in 2:27, and 1500m in 5:18… President of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), FCA and held secretary position of Mu Alpha Theta… won state literary rally contest in sociology… graduated Valedictorian of her class with a 4.5867 GPA. Personal: Born Sarah Emory October 29, 1990… Sarah is the daughter of Belinda Emory and Edwin Emory and has one sibling, brother Jonathan…. Sarah is majoring in Health and Exercise Sciences, anticipating graduation in May 2013 and wants to be a Sports Rehabilitation Specialist. Emory’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: 800m 2:29.09 Louisiana Classics (3/19/11) INDOOR: 400m 1:09.21 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II (2011) 800m 2:35.55 Houston Invitational (1/29/11) 4x400 4:10.28 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II (2011)

Ali Fontenot Distance • 5-4 • Jr.-2L Baton Rouge, Louisiana St. Joseph’s Academy

2011 Season: Outdoor - Primarily competed in the 3000m steeple chase with a best time of 11:55.56 at the SLC Championships for a 16th place finish… finished third at the LSU Alumni Gold with a mark of 11:55.98… finished with a 12:05.33 at the UTA Bobby Lane Invitational… in the 800m finished with a 2:38.77 mark at the Demon Invitational… finished fifth at the Demon Invitational in the 1500m with a 5:11.53… placed fifth in the Louisiana Classics in the 5000m with a 19:58.19 time. Indoor - Placed 7th at the McNeese Indoor in the 3000 meters (11:59.39)…finished 10th in the 1-mile run with the time of 5:58.92 at Texas A&M. 2010 Season: Had her best finishes of the season with a sixth-place finish in the 3000 meters at the Louisiana Classics and eighth place in the 3000 Steeple Chase at the LSU Alumni Gold…At the Ty Terrell Relays, she marked a respectable time of 5:18.15 in the 1500 meters…she recorded a 19:43.14 time, her best 5000m time of the season, at the UTA Bobby Lane track and field meet. High School: Lettered in soccer, cross country and track in her high school career… track team finished third at state in freshman, sophomore and junior seasons… Won the state championship senior year… In her freshman year, took home eighth place in her individual contest… improved the next two seasons, finishing seventh her junior season and sixth in her final year at St. Joseph’s. Personal: Born Allison Marie Fontenot December 18, 1990… has

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Ebony Freemount

Sprints • 5-4 • So.-1L

Bossier City, Louisiana

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2011 Season: Outdoor - Competed in the 200m finishing with the best mark of 25.75 at the Demon Invitational to take 13th place… also put marks of 25.83 and 26.72 up in the 200m… best time in the 400m came at the Demon Invitational running a 1:01.26 to place seventh… also ran a 1:02.02 in the 400m at the Louisiana Classics…. Ran the 4x100m at a 49.25 mark at the Cowboy Classic. Indoor - Ran the 200 and 400 meters and clocked in at 29.05 and 1:07.94 respectively at the McNeese Indoor Invitational. 2010 Season: Ran the 400 meters at the Cowboy Relays, where she placed 12th (1:06.97). High School: Lettered twice in track and once in soccer while earning three letters in dance… Junior year, first-team all-district and district MVP in soccer while garnering Most Outstanding Athlete 2009… On the track, ran a 12.2 100m dash and a 25.8 200m dash… her 4x100m relay team took home second place at state in 2008… In her senior season, made second-team all-district and earned Most Outstanding Athlete on the track squad… improved 200m dash time to 25.3… Graduated with a 3.4 GPA… Student Council Vice President and band section leader… member of National Honor Society, Who’s Who Among American Scholars, and American Legion Award Personal: Born Ebony Freemount March 10, 1991, Ebony is the daughter of Tocha Nolen… she has one sister, Ivy Nolen… She is majoring in English and plans to graduate in 2012… After graduation, she want to get a master’s degree in English and teach at a university… her life’s ambitions is to live a long, healthy and comfortable life. Freemount’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: 200m 25.75 Demon Invitational (4/30/11) 400m 1:01.26 Demon Invitational (4/30/11) INDOOR: 60m 8.33 Houston Invitational (1/29/11) 200m 29.05 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II (2011) 400m 1:07.94 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II (2011)

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Quiana Griffin

Sprints • 5-4 • So.-1L

Lake Charles, Louisiana Barbe HS

SLC Indoor Champion 4x400m Relay 2011 Season: Outdoor - Participated in the 4x100, 4x200, and 4x400 relays as well as the 200m and 400m… competed at the SLC Championships in the 4x400 finishing second with a time of 3:41.54… Won first in the 4x400 at the Cowboy Relays (3:46.67) and at the Louisiana Classics (3:41.86)… finished second in the 4x400 at the LSU Relays (3:40.71) and the NSU Leon Johnson Invitational (3:44.11)… ran at the Texas Relays finishing first in the 4x200 with a 1:37.07 time… finished first in the 4x100 at the Demon Invitational (46.41) and NSU Leon Johnson Invitational (47.00)… competed at the SLC Championships in the 400m placing third with a 55.26 mark…. Finished first at the Demon Invitational in the 400m with a 55.25 mark. Indoor - 4x400 relay member that won the SLC championship... had another first place finish in the LSU Twilight Indoor... placed fourth in the 400 meters at the SLC championships... also ran the 60 meters. High School: Named to the Southwest Louisiana Hall of Fame... allstate, all-region and all-district in the 400 meters as a senior... indoor and outdoor state runner-up in the 400 meters... junior season, state indoor and outdoor champion in the 400s... placed third in the high jump... allstate, all-region and all-district... all-district, all-region and all-state as a sophomore... placed second in the high jump in the state meet and in the 400 meters indoor meet... also played volleyball... member of the Interact Club, Key Club, S.A.D.D., Speech and Debate, French Immersion... graduated with a 3.49 gpa. Personal: Born Feb. 20, 1992... daughter of Elijah and Tonda Griffin... four brothers, Chris, Dedrick, Travis and Tyreke... majoring in physical therapy and plans to work as a sports rehabilition specialist... nickname is “Queen.” Griffin’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: 200m 25.12 Cowboy Relays (3/14/11) 400m 54.99 Louisiana Classics (3/19/11) INDOOR: 60m 7.90 LSU Twilight Indoor (2011) 400m 56.95 SLC Championships, prelims (1/25/11) 2011 SLC Rankings OUTDOOR: 400m, 2nd, 54.99 (Louisiana Classics, 3/19/11) 2011 SLC Championships OUTDOOR: 400m, 3rd, 55.26 INDOOR: 400m, 4th, 57.05

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Lundyn Hunt

Hurdles • 5-8 • Fr.-HS Baton Rouge, Louisiana Parkview Baptist HS High School: Finished third at the indoor state meet in the 55m hurdles senior year… won the eagles and coaches award… fourth in the state in 100m hurdles and second in mile… cheerleader for Parkview Baptist part of a ninth place finish in at the UCA nationals… member of Key Club, FCA, French Club, Latin Club, and Drama Club. Personal: Daughter of Dawn and Brian Hunt… one sibling, Karly… born September 27, 1992… majoring in health and exercise science/nutrition… wants to be an athletic trainer, nutritionist, or coach.

Keona Jackson

Throws • 5-10 • So.-1L Shreveport, Louisiana Evangel HS 2011 Season: Outdoor - Competed at the SLC Championships in the shot put and hammer throw… Threw for a 45-04.25 mark at the SLC Championships in the shot… in the hammer threw a 131-04 at the SLC Championships for her best mark in that event…best mark in the shot put was at the Demon Invitational with a mark of 447-07.00…finished fifth in the shot at the Cowboy Relays with a 39-10.75 mark… has six top 10 finishes in the shot put… threw hammer at Cowboy Relays with a 124-08 mark for 10th place… three top 10 throws in the hammer. Indoor - Posted a sixth-place finish at Texas A&M Challenge and a 11th place-finish at the Houston Invitational in the shot put…in the weight throw, finished 7th at the McNeese Indoor and 11th at Houston Invitational. High School: Lettered all four years in track and basketball and two years in volleyball….basketball team were district champions four consecutive years…during her sophomore year, she was shot put and discus district champion in the discus event…Keona went on to repeat those titles and became the state shot put champion in her last two years on the track team…She was also the state runner-up in discus during her junior year. Personal: Born May 19, 1992….daughter of Una and Jerry Williams and Leon Jackson…has one sister, Arnecia Sanders (29) and one brother, Jerry Williams, Jr. (10)…has three nieces Andrea, Arlecia and Adrianna…. nickname: Keke…majoring in radiology…plans to become a radiologist and tryout for the Olympics…her life’s ambition is “to be successful in all that I do”. Jackson’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: Shot Put 45-04.25 SLC Championships (5/15/11) Discus 119-09 Cowboy Relays (3/14/11) Hammer 131-04 SLC Championships (5/15/11) INDOOR: Weight 49-06.50 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II (2011) Shot Put 43-00.25 Houston Invitational (1/29/11) Twitter: @NSUDemons

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Shakemia Johnson Throws • 5-8 • So.-1L Tatum, Texas Tatum HS

2011 Season: Outdoor - Threw at the SLC Championships in the discus with a mark of 121-01 to place 18th… best throw in the discus was 138-10 at the Demon Invitational… finished fifth at the Cowboy Relays with a throw of 126-04 in the discus…five top 10 finishes in the discus… also threw both shot and hammer at the Cowboy Relays and Louisiana Classics… at the Cowboy Relays had marks of 37.03.75 in the shot and 108.04 in the hammer… had marks of 38-07.75 in the shot and 110-07 in the hammer at the Louisiana Classics. Indoor - Threw the shot put and the weight throw but did not have any top 10 finishes. High School: Lettered two years in track and one in volleyball…career records: 39’10 in shot put and 124 ft. in discus…In her senior year, she was named Most Valuable Player, IIIA Regional Champion, East Texas Elite, and Female Athlete of the Year… she holds the school record in the shot put and discus… was Academic All-District…participated in Yearbook, Key Club, Fine Arts Forum and Ladies Etiquette…graduated with a 3.0 GPA…Shay is the only female to graduate from the Tatum High School graduating class of 2010 with an athletic scholarship. Personal: Born December 23, 1991 Shamekia Johnson…daughter of Fred and Deshala Johnson…brother, Latorris (18), is in the U.S. Air Force…majoring in radiology….plans to graduate in spring 2014 and become a positively successful woman. Johnson’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: Shot Put 38-07.75 SLC Championships (5/15/11) Discus 138-10 NSU Demon Invitational (4/30/11) Hammer 110-07 Louisiana Classics (3/19/11) INDOOR: Weight 41-03.75 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II (2011) Shot Put 38-00.25 Louisiana Classics (3/19/11) 2011 SLC Rankings OUTDOOR: Discus, 14th, 138-10 (NSU Demon Invitational, 4/30/11) INDOOR: Shot Put, 20th, 38-00.25 (SLC Indoor Championships, 2/25/11) Weight Throw, 20th, 41-03.75 (Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II, 2011)

Kirstie Jones Distance • 5-5 • Jr.-2L Evans, Louisiana Evans HS

2011 Season: Ran in the 1500m at the Demon Invitational with a time of 5:46.49 for ninth place… ran at the Cowboy Classics in the 5000m finishing fourth with a time of 23:20.00… also ran the 5000m in the Louisiana Classics with a 22:29.99 mark to finish 15th High School: Lettered two years in basketball and all four years

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Track and Field Lady Demon Profiles • Lady Demon Profiles in track and cross country… Freshman year, placed third in the 1600m, fourth in the 3200m, 5th in the 800 and 8th in the cross-country competition… sophomore year, improved tremendously, taking home the state title in the 800, 1600 and 3200 meter races… junior year, repeated s 3200m champ and finished second in the 800m and 1600m… awarded athletic honor of Mrs. Eagle for LHS… member of Student Council, FFA, 4-h and Character Counts… graduated with a 3.5 GPA. Personal: Born Kirstie A. Jones June 17, 1991… daughter of Katherine and Romone Jones and has one brother, Romone Jones, Jr. … majoring in Exercise Science with a concentration in athletic training… her career plans after NSU involve being a physical therapist… life’s ambitions include being successful and competing in the Olympics. Jones’ Personal Bests OUTDOOR: 1500m 5:42.74 (Ty Terrell Relays, 4/10/10) 3000m 12:28.18 (Louisiana Classics, 3/20/10) 5000m 21:42.42 (UTA Bobby Lane Invitational, 3/27/10) Jumps • 5-7 • Jr.-1L Houston, Texas Jersey Village HS 2011 Season: Outdoor - Competed in the long jump and triple jump… also competed in one race all season at the Cowboy Relays running the 100m with a 13.17 mark… competed in the SLC Championships in both jumps finishing the long jump with a 18-05.00 mark and the triple jump with a 37-03.75 mark… best jump in the long jump was 18-06.00 at the LSU Relays to take ninth place… best mark in the triple jump was 38-00.75 at the Cowboy Relays. Indoor - Had two top five finishes in the long jump with a best leap of 17-04.75 at the Houston Invitational…in the triple jump, recorded her best outing of the indoor season at McNeese where she came in third with a mark of 3507.75. 2010 Season: Took the high jump title at the Ty Terrell Relays with a mark of 5-05.25 along with a fourth-place finish in the long jump…at the NSU Invitational, Jones, along with Amanda Freeman, October Wells and Jazmin Williams, placed fourth in the 4x100 relay…she had her best performance in the triple jump at the UTA Bobby Lane meet where she posted 37-01.75 for 10th place. High School: Jones was a four-year track letter winner in high school, while lettering twice in basketball and once in volleyball… in her sophomore campaign, Jones was part of a 4x100m relay team that placed third district and competed at regionals… in the same year, was part of the 4x200m relay team that finished second in district and also competed at regionals… In her senior season, she won the district long jump, setting a personal best 18’ 2” jump… Was active in Young Ladies with Positive Attitudes (YLPA) in high school. Personal: Born Sarah Jones November 17, 1990… daughter of Dorothy McCants-Cartwright and Hayward Cartwright (stepfather), Jones has one sibling, Harry Jones… majoring in Child Development and expects to graduate in the spring of 2013... a member of the Lady Demon volleyball team.

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Northwestern State Lady Demon Profiles • Lady Demon Profiles Jones’ Personal Bests OUTDOOR: TJump 38-00.75 (Cowboy Relays, 3/12/11) LJump 18-06.00 (LSU Relays, 3/26/11) INDOOR: HJump 5-01.00 (SLC Indoor Championships, 2/25/11) TJump 37-07.25 (SLC Indoor Championships, 2/25/11) LJump 17-04.25 (Houston Invitational, 1/29/11) 2011 SLC Rankings OUTDOOR: Triple Jump, 16th, 38-00.75 (Cowboy Relays, 3/12/11) Long Jump, 19th, 18-06.00 (LSU Relays, 3/26/11) INDOOR: High Jump, 19th, 5-01.00 (SLC Indoor Championships, 2/25/11) Triple Jump, 14th, 37-07.25 (SLC Indoor Championships, 2/25/11)

Track and Field Lady Demon Profiles • Lady Demon Profiles cia Nunn and Jerome McGrary, Jr… Has nine siblings, three brothers and six sisters… Currently holds a 3.8 GPA, majoring in Accounting and hopes to become a CPA one day… life’s ambitions involve living a successful life. Knox’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: 100mh 14.97 SLC Championships (5/13/11) 400mh 1:06.05 NSU Leon Johnson Invitational (4/16/11) INDOOR: 60m 8.34 LSU Twilight (2/18/11) 55mh 8.93 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II (2011) 400m 1:00.79 Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II (2011)

Angelica Kotun

Erin Knox

Sprints • 5-4 • Jr.-2L

Sprints • 5-6 • Jr.-2L Texarkana, Texas Libery Eylau HS

2011 Season: Outdoor - Participated in the 100m hurdles, 400m hurdles, and the 4x400 relays… ran in the Cowboy relays with a time of 3:46.67 in the 4x400… competed in the SLC Championships in the 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles… at the SLC Championships ran a season best in the 100m hurdles with a 14.97 mark to finish 12th… ran a 1:06.31 time in the 400m hurdles at the SLC Championships… best time in the 400m hurdles was at the NSU Leon Johnson with a mark of 1:06.05… won the 100m hurdles at the Louisiana Classics with a 16.45 time. Indoor - Finished fourth in the 55 meter hurdles with a time of 8.93 seconds and sixth in the 400 meter dash with a 1:00.79 time at the McNeese Invitational. 2010 Season: Was a member of the 4x400 relay team that took first place at the Cowboy Relasy... finished second in the 400 meter hurdles and third in the 100 meter hurdles at the same event….member of the 4x400 relay team that finished second at the NSU Invitational. High School: Lettered all four years in track and lettered three years in volleyball, cross country, basketball and power lifting… Freshman year at Connally High School, track team finished second in district… ran 300m hurdles in 47.3 seconds…in her second year, team won district and was an academic honorable mention in volleyball… made first team in basketball and volleyball… her junior season, moved to Liberty Eylau… Volleyball bi-district champs and won basketball district championship… cross country team also won district while track won the district and regional titles… earned volleyball academic honorable mention and made basketball first-team all-district… finished second in district in 300m hurdles… third at regionals with a time of 45.9 seconds…was the second leg in 4x800m relay team that won state…placed sixth in cross country, finishing in 13:56… Senior season, won district in cross-country, basketball and track… runner-up at regionals in track, won 3A state championship… earned first-team all-district honors and basketball’s defensive MVP and first-team all-district… finished second in the 100m and 300m races… member of National Honor Society, Student Council, Key Club, FBLA and Homecoming Court… graduated sixth in her class with a 3.8 GPA. Personal: Born Erin Knox November 25, 1990… daughter of PatriGreat Tradition • Brighter Future

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Houston, Texas Alief Elsik HS

2011 Season: Outdoor - Competed in the 100m, 200m, 4x100, 4x200, and 1600 sprint medley… best time in the 100m was at the SLC Championships final with a time of 11.94 giving her fifth place… best time in the 200m came at the SLC Championships prelim running a 24.20 to qualify for the finals where she ran a 24.27… best time in the 4x100 was a first place finish at the Demon Invitational with a mark of 46.41… also finished first at the NSU Leon Johnson Invitational with a time of 47.00…won the 4x200 at the Texas Relays with a time of 1:37.07… times in the 1600 sprint medley was 4:02.00 at the LSU Relays and 3:58.75 at the Texas Relays. Indoor - Finished fifth in the 55 meter dash (7.35) and 11th in the 200 meters (27.48) at McNeese Indoor Invitational. 2010 Season: Joined Kotun Shamaigun VanBuren, Constance Seibles and Anna Forest as a member of the 4x100 relay team that placed first at the SLC championships with a completed the season as the SLC 4x100 champions with a time of 45.52 seconds... set a school record time of 45.25 seconds in the same event at the Demon Invitational …finished eighth in the 100 meters at the NSU Invitational and marked a time of 26.12 in the 200 meters at the Ty Terrell Relays for a ninth place finish. High School: Lettered all four years in soccer and in track… Earned three letters playing basketball and one in cross country… her basketball teams participated in the playoffs for three years… ran in the state track meet all four years of high school… her senior year, garnered Athlete of the Month honors in basketball. Personal: Born Angelica Kotun October 29, 1990… daughter of Angela Moseby and Alex Kotun… Has three siblings, brother Alex and sisters Jenina, Justina… Majoring in journalism with a concentration in broadcasting… wants to become a sports broadcaster after finishing college.

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Kotun’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: 100m 11.94 (SLC Championships, 5/15/11) 200m 24.20 (SLC Championships, 5/15/11) INDOOR: 55m 7.33 (Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II, 2011) 60m 7.90 (SLC Championships, 1/25/11) 200m 25.72 (SLC Championships, 1/25/11)

placed third in the district and made the playoffs the following year…she was selected to the all-district team in basketball and was district champion in the 4x100 relay during her first three years…. freshman year, basketball team went to playoffs ranked in the Top 5 in Region 22-5A while she became district champion in the 200m … she was the district champion and placed third in regionals in the 400m dash and in her sophomore and junior year….senior season, became the all-district leading scorer, district champion in the 100m and 300m hurdles, and regional champ in 4x400… Consuela completed her high school career on a high note, becoming state champion in the 300m hurdles with the 10th best time in the nation (42.0)…graduated in the top 17 percent with a 3.4 GPA…was the leader of the Heritage Club. Distance • 5-3 • So.-1L Personal: Born November 22, 1991…nickname: Connie….daughter Hornbeck, Louisiana of Erin Lewis and Benjamin Lindsay…mother is a school teacher and fa Hornbeck HS ther is a business owner…has three siblings: Jayla and DeMarcus Lind say and Tu’myra Morant…majoring in pre-physical training with plans to graduate in 2014…after graduation, she wants to start her own physical 2011 Season: Ran the 5000m at the Cowboy Relays training practice and make the Olympic trials. with a 25:18.00 time for a second place finish… also ran the 5000m for a Lindsay’s Personal Bests mark of 24:55.67 at the Louisiana Classics. High School: Ran for Hornbeck High School. OUTDOOR: Personal: Born Feb. 18, 1992... daughter of Sammy and Sherry 100mh 14.25 (LSU Relays, 3/26/11) Lee... one brother, Scott (25)... majoring in elementary education. 400mh 1:01.36 (NSU Demon Invitational, 4/30/11) INDOOR: Lee’s Personal Bests 60m 8.07 (LSU Twilight Indoor, 2011) OUTDOOR: 55mh 8.33 (Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II, 1/25/11) 5000m 24:55.67 (Louisiana Classics, 3/19/11) 400mh 1:01.36 (SLC Championships, 1/25/11)

Shana Lee

Consuela Lindsay Sprints • 5-4 • So.-1L

2011 SLC Championships INDOOR: 400m, 2nd, 56.17

LaPorte, Louisiana

LaPorte HS 2011 Season: Outdoor - Participated in the 100m and 400m hurdles, 4x100, 4x200, 4x400, and 1600 sprint medley… ran at the SLC Championships in the 100m hurdles, 400m hurdles, 4x100, and 4x400… best time in the 100m hurdles was at the LSU Leon Johnson Invitational with a 14.25 mark… best finish in the 100m hurdles was at the Louisiana Classic with a third place spot and a 14.66 time… best time in the 400m hurdles was at the Demon Invitational on a 1:01.36 time… Ran a 1:37.07 time at the Texas Relays to win the 4x200… finished the 4x400 season with three first place finishes, three second place finishes… best time in the 4x400 was 3:40.71 at the LSU Relays to finish second…ran at the LSU Relays in the 1600 sprint medley with a 4:02.00 time. Indoor - In her first collegiate season, Lindsy won the 400 meter dash with a time of 58.47 at the McNeese Invidational and placed 10th (58.34) at the Houston Invitational…ranked third in the 55 meter hurdlers (8.40) at McNeese…Lindsay had her best finish in the 60 meter hurdlers in the preliminaries at Houston Invitational with a time of 9.10 seconds… a member of the 4x400 relay team that finished fourth at the Houston Invitational. High School: Lettered four years in track and basketball and two years in volleyball… track team was district champions and basketball team made the state playoffs as she held the district championship for 4x400 relay every year in high school … as a junior, volleyball team

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Becca Meehan

Distance • 5-1 • Jr.-1L

Shreveport, Louisiana Parkway HS

2011 Season: Competed at the Louisiana Classics in the 5000m and ran a 22:01.77 for 14th place. 2010 Cross Country: Recorded a 25:25.87 time at the LSU Invitational cross country meet and an 9:08 time in the 2k cross country meet at the SFA Lumberjack opener. High School: Lettered all four years in soccer while earning two letters in cross country and one in track… Freshman year, earned alldistrict honorable mention in soccer while leading to state semi-finals and 2nd place district finish… in sophomore campaign, finished second in district in soccer, earning 2nd-team all-district honors… team reached quarterfinals… in her first year in cross country, finished 23rd at state junior year while team earned runner-up honors… district co-champs in soccer, advancing to state semi-finals… named to first-team all-district team, second-team all-state and All-City… Senior year, soccer team went undefeated until state semi-finals, holding the No. 2 ranking in Class 4A… took home first-team all-district, All-City, all-state academic and first-team all-state honors while being named a Louisiana All-Star player… cross country team finished in 4th place while running a personal-best 20:30 Facebook: Northwestern State Demons

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Delanie Nock Javelin • 5-6 • Jr.-2L

Bossier City, Louisiana Parkway HS

2011 Season: Outdoor - Best throw in the javelin was a 146-00 mark giving her second place… competed at the SLC Championships with a 123-06 mark to place 10th…placed third at the UTA Bobby Lane Invitational with a 125-6.5 throw… finished… finished fourth at the Demon Invitational with a 118-06 mark… had a mark of 122-05 at the Cowboy Relays. High School: Graduated from Parkway HS in Bossier City. Personal: Born Dec. 10, 1990... daughter of Bruce and Kim Nock... one brother, Tim, and a sister, Brittany... majoring in psychology and minoring in health and human performance. Nock’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: Javelin 146-0 (NSU Leon Johnson, 4/16/11)

Titi Oden-Shobayo Sprints • 5-5 • Fr.-HS

Columbia, Missouri Hammond HS High School: Placed second in the 100m, 200m, and 400m in the county regionals and state championships senior year… times of 12:12 in the 100m. 25:35 in the 200m, and 57.35 in the 400m… named 1st team all county and region, honorable mention all state, and MVP indoor and outdoor season senior season… qualified for state indoor junior year claiming all county… coached by former Demon Robert Etheridge… member of the Black Student Union, science club, and step team Personal: Daughter of Josephine Okoh and Segun Shobayo… one brother, Richard…born October 5, 1991… majoring in biology… plans to attend medical school at Penn or Columbia and become a cardiac surgeon.

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Lawana Perkins Distance • 5-4 • Sr.-3L

Baytown, Texas Baytown Lee HS

2011 Season: Outdoor - Ran in the 400m, 800m, 4x400, and 1600m sprint medley… competed in the SLC Championships in the 800m and the 4x400… best time in the 800m was 2:14.40 at the Louisiana Classics… ran a 2:15.88 at the SLC Championships to finish fifth… best time in the 4x400 was at the LSU Relays with a 3:40.71… ran a 3:41.54 at the SLC Championships in the 4x400 to finish second… finished with three first places and three second places in the 4x400… ran a 4:02.00 at the LSU Relays to take third in the 1600m sprint medley. Indoor - Finished fourth in the 800 meters at the Texas A&M Challenge with a time of 2:18.20… a member of the 4x400 relay team that ran a 3:53.05 for a fourth place finish at Houston ….finished second at the Texas A&M Challenge as a member of the distance medley relay team with a time of 12:57.75. 2010 Season: Member of the 4x400 relay team that finished third at the SLC championships with a time of 3:42.74... also ran the 800 and 880 meters... place third at the Ty Terrell Relays in the 880 yard run (2:21.33), followed by the same ranking at the NSU Invitational in the 800 meters (2:16.05)…recorded a 5:17.09 time in the 1500 meters at the LSU Relays. Indoor Season: Ranked 12th in the SLC in the 800 meters when she clocked a personal best 2:20.02 at the SLC Indoor Championships... did not score in the event but was just .15 seconds short of advancing to the finals. 2009 Season: Ran the 800 and 1500 meters... for the indoor season, ran a best time of 2:33.31 in the 800 meters for a 20th place finish at the Razorback Invitational... in outdoor competitions, had two top 10 finishes in the 800 meters and four in the 1500 meters... best was a fourth place finish at the NSU Relays. High School: Ran the 400 and 800 meters and also competed on the cross county team... ran a 57.00 in the 400 meters as a junior and a 2:18.00 in the 800 meters as a senior... her junior year in cross country, run a 12:40 in a two-mile race... lettered three years in track and three in cross country... graduated with a 3.75 gpa... member of the student council, Christian Student Union, and PALS. Personal: Born 6/6/90... daughter of Arthur and Ellen Perkins... one sister, Tianna... majoring in general studies. Perkins’ Personal Bests OUTDOOR: 400m 48.13 (UTA Bobby Lane, 4/2/11) 800m 2:14.40 (Louisiana Classics, 3/19/11) 1500m 5:17.09 (LSU Relays, 3/28/09) INDOOR: 800m 2:14.24 (SLC Championships, 1/25/11) 1-Mile 5:34.77 (LSU Twilight, 2011)

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Constance Seibles

Jessica Talley

Sprints • 5-6 • Jr.-2L

Throws • 5-4 • So.-1L

Natchitoches, Louisiana Natchitoches Central HS 2011 Season: Outdoor - Competed in the 200m, 400m, 4x100, 4x200, 4x400, and 1600m sprint medley… finished fourth at the SLC Championships in the 200m with a time of 24.48… best time in the 200m was in the prelims of the SLC Championships with a mark of 24.04… finished first in the 4x100 at the Demon Invitational with a time of 46.41… took first at the Texas Relays in the 4x200 with a time of 1:37.07… best time in the 4x400 was at the Demon Invitational with a mark of 3:43.66 and a first place finish… ran a 3:58.75 time in the 1600 sprint medley at the Texas Relays. Indoor - Finished third at McNeese in the 200 meter dash with a time of 26.50 seconds…. had her best time in the 200s at the Houston Invitational, clocking in at 25.50…in the 400, ranked second at McNeese and recorded her best time of the season at the Texas A&M Challenge with 58.77 seconds... matched that time for a ninth place finish at the SLC Championships… also ran a leg on the 4x400 relay team. 2010 Season: Joined Shamaigun VanBuren, Angelica Kotun and Anna Forest on the 4x100 relay team that won the SLC championship and competed in the NCAA regionals... clocked in at 45.52 to win the conference race... ran a 45.25 to finish first at the NSU Invitational... as part of the 4x400 relay squad, helped her team to a third place finish at the SLC Championships with a time of 3:42.74... finished first at the Cowboy Relays and second at the Louisiana Classics in the relay even... ran a personal best 23.67 in the 200 meters at the NSU Invitational and finished fifth at the SLC Championships in the 400 meters with a time of 56.04. High School: Lettered all four years in track… won district championship freshman and sophomore seasons in the 4x200m and 4x400m relays… 4x400m relay team finished third at state while 4x200m team took home fourth… sophomore year, 4x400m team placed second at state… individually, finished second in 400m at district, regionals and state in his her sophomore campaign… junior season, took home the district championship in the 200m and finished second in district in the 400m… at regionals, improved to win the 400m before finishing 5th at state… in her last season at NCHS, won district and regional championships in the 400m and finished 2nd in 200m in district... recorded another 5th place finish at state in the 400m…before transferring to Natchitoches Central, set Benton HS relay records in the 400 and 200m races… member of Beta, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) and SGO. Personal: Born Constance Paige Seibles March 31, 1990… daughter of Janet Rister and Dwayne Seibles… has three younger sisters, LaTonya, Kayla and Christine. Seibles’ Personal Bests OUTDOOR: 200m 23.67 (NSU Invitational, 5/1/11) 400m 55.38 (NSU Invitational, 5/1/11) INDOOR: 60m 7.93 (LSU Twilight, 2011) 200m 24.88 (SLC Championships, 2/26/11) 400m 57.88 (SLC Championships, 1/15/11)

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Olla, Louisiana LaSalle HS

NCAA Outdoor Championships Javelin 2011 All-American 2011 Southland Conference Javelin Champion 2011 Season: Competed at the NCAA Championships in javelin throwing a mark of 156-11 to finish 11th… placed fourth in the NCAA regional with a throw of 158-06, which was her season and career best…. Won javelin at the SLC Championships with a mark of 145-11… finished first at the Demon Invitational with a throw of 152-10… also won the javelin at the UTA Bobby Lane Invitational with a 142-1.5 mark… had five other top 10 marks. High School: Jessica lettered all four years in track, basketball and softball…she was a district champion, regional runner-up and an all-district outfielder for three years….she was also a state runner-up and 2nd runner-up one year each…graduated in May 2010. Personal: Born April 8, 1992…nickname: Jess…daughter of Kristie and Jason Talley…has one brother, Matthew (14)…majoring in general studies…expected graduation date in May 2014…has aspirations to become a coach after completing her studies at Northwestern State. Talley’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: Javelin 158-06 (NCAA Regionals, 5/27/11)

Keyera Thomas Jumps • 5-6 • Sr.-3L

Gretna, Louisiana Academy of Sacred Heart HS

2011 Season: Outdoor - Best jump in high jump was at the SLC Championships with a 5.05.25 to take third place... won the high jump at the Demon Invitational leaping for a 5-05.00 mark… had two other top 10 jumps. Indoor - Placed second at the Texas A&M Challenge (5-03.75) and McNeese Indoor (5-01) in the high jump. 2010 Season: Had five top 10 finishes throughout the season… won the high jump event at the Cowboy Relays with her best mark of the season at 5-05.75… finished fourth at the NSU Invitational (5-03.25), eighth at the LSU Alumni Gold (5-04.25), ninth at the Louisiana Classics (4-11.75) and 10th at the UTA Bobby Lane meet (5-02.25)... 2010 Indoor Season: Scored at the SLC Indoor Championships when she finished in a tie for seventh place with a clearing of 5-3 to match her personal best. 2009 Season: Competed in the high jump in the outdoor season and cleared a personal best 5-3 height at both the LSU Relays and the NSU Invitational. High School: Cleared a personal best 5-7 at the district high school meet as her senior year... lettered four years in track. Facebook: Northwestern State Demons

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Personal: Born 1/6/90... daughter of Daryl Thomas and Shannon president of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Bobb... father is a Louisiana State Trooper... two siblings, Alexandra and Personal: Born September 22, 1991….daughter of Jerome McGary, Lesa Utsey-Williams and Darrel Williams…has two sisters, Morgan Utsey (15) and Victoria... majoring in psychology. Erin Knox (21), who is also on the NSU track and field team….majoring in Thomas’ Personal Bests communications/social science…plans to graduate in spring 2012…wants to pursue a career in broadcast and media entertainment…her life’s ambition is OUTDOOR: to “be able to give back to my community and take care of my family.” High Jump 5-07.75 (Cowboy Relays, 3/13/11) INDOOR: Utsey’s Personal Bests High Jump 5-03.75 (Texas A&M Challenge, 1/15/11) OUTDOOR: 2011 SLC Championships 400m 57.14 (UTA Bobby Lane, 4/2/11) 800m 2:12.76 (Louisiana Classics, 3/19/11) OUTDOOR: INDOOR: High Jump, 3rd, 5-05.25 55m 7.40 (Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II, 2011) 60m 8.03 (LSU Twilight Indoor, 2011)

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Shreveport, Louisiana Byrd HS

Sprints • 5-5 • So.-1L

High School: Lettered in track four years and cheerleading and cross country two years… took second in district and fourth in regionals senior year… team finished first in district sophomore and junior year and third senior year… member of the Astra Club, French Club, and Beta Club. Personal: Born December 21, 1992… daughter of Mildred and Jerry Tillery… one brother, Jerry… two sister, Kelli and Courtney… majoring in general studies… aspires to be a good wife and mother with a happy, successful life.

Taylor Utsey Jumps • 5-8 • Jr.-1L Texarkana, Texas

Liberty Eylau HS/Murray State 2011 Season: Outdoor - Participated in the 100m, 200m, 4x100, long jump, and triple jump… best time in the 100m was at the Demon Invitational finishing fourth with a 12.13 mark… finished third at the Cowboy Relays running a 12.37 in the 100m… ran the 200m at the NSU Leon Johnson Invitational with a time of 25.31 and the Demon Invitational with a time of 25.95… best time in the 4x100 was at the LSU Alumni Gold with a mark of 46.84 to finish seventh… jumped for a 16-05.25 for the best of the season at the Cowboy Classics. Indoor - Ran the 55 meters and had a sixth place finish with a time of 7.40 at the McNeese Invitational. Prior to NSU: Finished 9th in the 55 meters at the Ohio Valley Indoor Conference as a member of the Murray State squad... her team became the Outdoor Ohio Valley Conference champions while she placed 3rd in the 4x100 relay, 9th in triple-jump and 11th in the long-jump. High School: Taylor lettered four years in track and field and one year in basketball and volleyball….track team were district champions every year including a regional title in her junior year and a state title in her final year… she held the district title and qualified for regionals in the 4x100, 4x200 and 200m four consecutive years…was a two-time state champ in the 4x100 and 4x200 as well as a regional qualifier in long and triple jump during her final two years at Liberty-Eylau…as a sophomore, Taylor also qualified for regionals in the triple jump and state in the 4x200…as a senior, she finished 3rd at state in the triple jump and 200m…selected to the All-State team and All-District Academic (volleyball) in 2009…graduated 8th in her class with a 3.5 GPA… member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Key Club and was Great Tradition • Brighter Future

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2011 Season: Competed in the 100m, 200m, and 4x100… best time in the 100m was at the UTA Bobby Lane Invitational running a 12.29 time… best time in the 200m was at the NSU Leon Johnson Invitational with a mark of 25.64… best time in the 4x100 was at the Louisiana Classics running a 46.44 time finishing third. High School: Graduated from Liberty Eylau HS. Personal: Born Aug. 11, 1992... daughter of Stasik Vaughn, Sr. and Sonya Vaughn... one brother, Stasik, Jr. (22) and a sister, Carmelya (23)... father was enlisted in the U.S. Air Force while brother is currently enlisted... majoring in psychology with a concentration in addiction studies... a member of the NSU ROTC... plans to be commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army.

Vaughn’s Personal Bests OUTDOOR: 100m 12.29 (UTA Bobby Lane, 4/2/11) 200m 25.46 (NSU Leon Johnson Invitational, 4/16/11) INDOOR: 55m 7.42 (Jeff Davis Bank McNeese II, 2011) 60m 8.02 (Houston Invitational, 1/29/11) 200m 26.67 (Texas A&M Challenge, 1/15/11)

Whitley Woods Sprints • 5-5 • Fr.-HS Monroe, Louisiana

Richwood HS High School: State-runner up in the 100m hurdles junior year… voted MVP of District 2-3A regionals senior year… member of National Honor Society… coached by Nikki Wade. Personal: Born March 15, 1992… daughter of Shelia Woods… three sisters, Rodrieka, Shakelia, Garesha… majoring in health and exercise science… plans to go to graduate school in sports administration.

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Dr. Randall J. Webb Northwestern State President

Dr. Randall J. Webb stated when he became Northwestern State UniU N I V E R S I T Y A D M I N I S T R AT I O N versity’s 17th president in July of 1996 that his primary objective would be to help make his Alma Mater the best institution it could be. It is President: . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Randall J. Webb apparent after 15 years that Webb is achieving that admirable goal.   Enrollment has reached record levels during Webb’s tenure as presi- Provost & Vice President for Academic and dent and exceeded 10,500 for the first time in history in the fall of 2004.  Student Affairs: Webb has also been at the forefront in recent years of moving the university toward higher admission standards, which has resulted in some . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Lisa Abney enrollment declines but in the enrollment of students with greater aca- Vice President for External Affairs: . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jerry Pierce demic potential and aptitude.   Retention has increased at the university, the average ACT score of students has gone up, and high Vice President for Business Affairs: school student leaders are enrolling in Northwestern in record numbers.  There has been a substantial . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carl Jones increase in the number of high school valedictorians and salutatorians among first-time freshmen at Vice President for University Affairs: the university.   External funding for NSU has also increased dramatically under Webb’s leadership.  In the first . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marcus Jones capital campaign in its history, the university received $32.7 million to far exceed its goal of $18.84 Vice President for Technology, Research and million.  That funding included the establishment of numerous endowed chairs and professorships to Economic Development: enhance academic programs at the university.  In addition to the private funding, Northwestern has . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Darlene Williams received more grant monies in recent years from state and federal agencies and private foundations Executive Assistant to the President: than at any time since its founding in 1884.   Webb has also expanded the university’s outreach by spearheading the development at NSU of the . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Crew largest electronic education and distance learning network of any university in Louisiana.  NSU offers courses and degree programs to students across the nation and world through Internet and compressed video.   Millions of dollars have been obtained during Webb’s presidency for new and renovated facilities.  A new $6.9 million Wellness, Recreation and Activity Center opened on the campus in 2005; and Morrison Hall, the Family and Consumer Sciences Building, and Williamson Hall have been completely renovated and restored.  A new Student Services Center on the site of the former West Caspari Hall will be complete early next year. Over $32 million in construction by a private company has added two modified residence halls to the campus in recent years.  Funding has also been obtained to rebuild the East Caspari Hall and replace the underground electrical distribution system.   Northwestern academic programs and athletic teams continue to receive positive national recognition.  The Computer Information Systems program, for example, won five consecutive national championships in academic competition in systems analysis, and the NSU men’s basketball team defeated Iowa in the NCAA national championship tournament.   A former center on the Northwestern football team, Webb is an avid supporter of the university’s athletic programs and has held positions of leadership at the national level in intercollegiate athletics.  He has served as chair of the board of directors of the Southland Conference and has been a member of the prestigious NCAA Executive Council and the NCAA Division I Board of Directors that oversee all major policy decisions by the governing body for major college sports.  He currently serves as the Southland Conference representative on the NCAA Presidential Advisory Group.   A 1965 graduate of Northwestern in mathematics and business education, Webb earned a master of science degree in mathematics from NSU in 1966.  He received a doctorate in education from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1971 with a concentration in mathematics and research.   Webb was a member of the faculty of Longwood College in Farmville, Va, from 1966 until 1974.  He served as Director of Higher Education and Teacher Certification in the Louisiana Department of Education from 1974 through 1976.  He moved to Southeastern Louisiana University in 1976 and in 13 years there held positions as director of institutional research, EEO officer, registrar and member of the mathematics faculty.   He became Dean of Instruction and Graduate Studies and professor of mathematics at Northwestern in 1989.  In that position, he was responsible for campus-wide policy development, planning, advancement, and review of both graduate and undergraduate programs.  While Webb was in that position, graduate enrollment increased by 35 percent, and internal funding for faculty research increased by 200 percent.   As dean, Webb proposed the concept for NSU’s successful Freshman Connection Program and served as a member of the writing team for a grant proposal that resulted in a five year, $1.7 million Title III grant to improve student retention.  He also chaired the steering committee for NSU’s Self Study for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.   He has been active in the community as a member of the board of directors of the Natchitoches Chamber of Commerce and as a member of the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches, the Natchitoches Historic Foundation, the Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Society, Rotary Club, and the First Baptist Church.   Webb and his wife Brenda have two daughters, both honor graduates of Northwestern.  Tamara and her husband, former NSU All-America baseball pitcher Reggie Gatewood, live in McKinney, Texas, withtheir children Tyler and Ava.  Lauren is married to former outstanding NSU baseball player Nick Simokaitis, and they live in St. Louis with their sons Nicholas and Benjamin. 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Jerry Pierce

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Vice President • External Affairs Jerry Pierce is the Cal Ripken of the Northwestern State DEMONS’ DECADE OF EXCELLENCE athletic program. Day after day, year after year, Pierce is in the lineup, field- Highlights of NSU athletics in the first 10 ing his position with aplomb, and delivering at the plate, knocking a ball out of the park from time to time but always years under the leadership of Dr. Randall taking an understated profile, seeing himself as a role player. Webb, Vice President Jerry Pierce and Direc Beginning his 47th year on the university’s staff, Pierce’s impact on NSU and the city of Natchitoches can’t be mea- tor of Athletics Greg Burke sured as easily as Ripkin’s Baseball Hall of Fame statistics, but they are equally indelible. He begins his 21st year as vice president of external affairs at Northwestern. A sig- 22 Southland Conference Championships (7 sports) nificant aspect of his job is oversight of intercollegiate athletics. Pierce works closely with athletic director Greg Burke and all NSU coaches and staff members to keep Northwestern Football (1997, 1998, 2004), basketball (2005, athletics competing at a championship level week after week, month after month and year 2006), women’s basketball (1999, 2004), baseball after year. Pierce is an avid tennis player who has been a member of USTA teams that have won (1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2005), women’s soccer more than a dozen state championships, five regional titles and one national championship. (2000), softball (1998, 1999, 2000), men’s track and Well before moving into the executive position, Pierce had already served his alma mater, adopted hometown and state with distinction. In his role as vice president, he oversees field (1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002). All-Sports university operations in athletics, alumni and development, (1997-98). NSU Athletic Council public and media relations and assists President Dr. Randall J. Webb in governmental affairs activities. Many of those duJody Biscoe (Chair) ties were his since the 1970s as he worked under four previous Dion Boyett presidents as Northwestern advanced from NAIA to NCAA 10 SLC Tournament Championships (4 sports) College Division to NCAA Division I athletic status in 1977. Lyn Christophe Basketball (2001, 2006), women’s soccer (1997, A 1961 graduate of Northwestern, Pierce served as trainer Dwight Epperson for the Demon football team during his college years, work- 2000, 2002, 2005), women’s basketball (2004) and Kelee Grimes (Student) ing closely with legendary coach Jack Clayton. After earning softball (1998, 2000, 2002). his journalism degree, Pierce went to work for the New OrMarcus Jones leans Times Picayune, serving as a reporter and editor. He was Jennifer Kelly named executive sports editor at the age of 24. 16 Postseason Appearances (6 sports) Melissa Kelly In 1965, he chose to raise his two sons in Natchitoches and returned to NSU as sports information director. He was pro- Football - FCS Division playoffs (1997, 1998, 2001, Dr. Michal Land moted to news bureau director two years later and assumed 2002, 2004); basketball (2001, 2006); women’s Michelle Pichon additional responsibilities in athletics, alumni affairs and other Kristi Simms areas through the years. basketball (2004); baseball (2005); softball (1998, He founded, in 1972, the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame facilMark Swanstrom ity in Prather Coliseum on the NSU campus, providing a home 2000, 2002); women’s soccer (2000, 2002, 2005). Ed Ward for an entity created in 1958. He established annual induction Women’s Basketball also played in the 1999 WNIT. Will Watson (Student) activities that remain in place nearly four decades later, and served as director of the Hall for 19 years until his promotion to Ex-Officio Members vice president forced him to step aside from the volunteer post. 45 National Awards (5 sports) He helped guide Northwestern into three athletic conferences Greg Burke (Trans America, 1979; Gulf Star, 1983; Southland, 1987) and All-America awards - track and field (18), football NCAA Division I status in 1977. He is a past president of the (19), baseball (1). Academic All-America honors – Carrie Crowell Southland and has served the conference through other offices Dustin Eubanks softball (2), baseball (2). National Football Founand committee positions. Dr. Patrice Moulton In 1994, he was named one of Louisiana’s 20 most influential dation Scholar-Athlete (1); NCAA Postgraduate sports figures by the Times-Picayune. Also on the list were New Dr. Vicki Parrish Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson, LSU athletic director Joe Scholarship (1); basketball - 2006 Pontiac Game Jerry Pierce Dean and basketball coach Dale Brown, and Grambling footChanging Performance $100,000 Scholarship ball coaching legend Eddie Robinson. His salesmanship and managerial skills were instrumental in convincing Tri-Star Productions to film the 1989 smash hit movie Steel Magnolias, with an all-star cast including Julia Roberts, Sally Field and Dylan McDermott in Natchitoches and on the NSU campus. 3 Olympic Competitors (2 sports) The movie’s impact on tourism in Natchitoches continues to resonate more than two de- Track and field alumni LaMark Carter (2000) Kenta cades later. Pierce is regarded as one of the most effective legislative liaisons for Louisiana’s higher Bell (2004 and 2008) represented the USA in the education system. He is also a popular after dinner speaker and master of ceremonies who Olympic Games in the triple jump. Fomer Demon has spoken at hundreds of events since 1965. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, Pierce is a member of the Journalism basketball player Dr. Gayle Hatch was the USA’s Department faculty. He is the author of one book and editor of two others and has written head men’s weightlifting coach in the 2004 Athens thousands of editorials, columns, features and other articles for newspapers and magazines. Games. Pierce and his wife Regina, a teacher, live on Cane River Lake in Natchitoches. He has two sons, Randy and Rick, both NSU graduates; and three grandchildren, twins Evan and Amanda, 22, and Miranda, 11, and two stepchildren, Nicholas and Natalie.

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Greg Burke

Director of Athletics The Burke File AGE: 54 (Born Oct. 22, 1956) • HOMETOWN: Alliance, Ohio • HIGH SCHOOL: Marlington ’74 • COLLEGE: Mt. Union ’78 (cum laude) POSTGRADUATE: Kent State ’86 • BEFORE HE WAS A.D.: Sports writer, Alliance (Ohio) Review, 1972-78; director of news and sports information, Hiram (Ohio) College (1978-85); administrative intern, NSU athletics, 1985-86; director, NSU Athletic Association, 1986-92; director of athletic development, University of Akron, 1992-96. BIG FAN OF: Cleveland Browns, Indians and Cavaliers • INTERESTS: Working out, watching ESPN and VH1 Classic, family outings. In the midst of his 16th year as director of athletics at Northwestern State, Greg Burke has received national acclaim for the job he’s done in his adopted hometown. Burke has been athletics director at Northwestern since Aug. 29, 1996, when his first day included speaking at the annual NSU/Independence Bowl Kickoff Luncheon. Burke is the longest serving AD at any Louisiana institution. He has steered NSU athletics to many of its greatest accomplishments while overseeing a program that has fielded championship caliber teams in nearly all of the school’s NCAA Division I sports. Last year, he was included among 29 winners of the Under Amour AD of the Year Award presented by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). He was also among four winners chosen to be involved in a Street and Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal panel discussion on current Division I athletics issues. Joining NSU’s Burke were Purdue’s Morgan Burke (no relation), Samford’s Bob Roller and Lee Fowler of North Carolina State, with the transcript of their discussion distributed to national media by the Sports Business Daily.  Burke just completed a term as the 201011 president of the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association. Burke’s 15 years as athletic director include 32 Southland Conference regular-season or tournament championships, 54 All-American and Academic All-American student athletes, and three U.S. Olympic competitors. Seventeen NSU teams have taken part in NCAA or WNIT postseason competition. Under his guidance, Northwestern State has led all 13 public institutions in Louisiana, and all 12 Southland Conference institutions, in the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate and Graduation Success Rate reports. The school’s athletic facilities have undergone nearly $7 million in improvements in the past four years. NSU in 2004-05 became the first (and remains the only) Southland Conference member in the league’s five decades of history to sweep football, men’s basketball and baseball championships in the same athletic year. It’s been done only once in Southeastern Conference history, by Alabama in 1933-34, and only four times in Big Ten Conference history, the last time by Michigan State in 1979-80. Those accomplishments have come with one of the more modest athletic budgets in the state and conference. Burke’s management skill and fundraising ability have been pivotal. Burke generated a $2 million series of sponsorships for new scoreboards installed for 2008-09 at all NSU athletic venues and spearheaded the $700,000 Second Century Circle fencing project for athletic venues.  Burke has displayed a remarkable ability to hire dynamic head coaches, including several whose success at Northwestern State has propelled them to national prominence in subsequent positions, including basketball’s Mike McConathy who guided Northwestern in NCAA Tournament play in his second season and has been back to postseason since. NSU’s 2006 basketball team scored one of the most memorable upsets in the history of March Madness, coming from 17 down to stun No. 15-ranked Iowa 64-63. Burke has selected head coaches who have subsequently been hired by Alabama, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, Kentucky, Virginia, Mississippi State and Wichita State. From his first day on the job, Burke has stressed the importance of having a balanced athletic program.  To that end, tremendous competitive strides have been made in women’s athletics under his guidance. The NSU soccer program was the first one in Louisiana ever to reach the NCAA Tournament and remains the only one with multiple appearances. Volleyball set attendance records and has made its best-ever showings in conference play in recent years. In softball, NSU posted the nation’s most improved win total in 2010 regular-season play under second-year coach Donald Pickett, and moved among league contenders in 2011. The Lady Demons joined Stanford as the only women’s tennis programs in the country in 2010 with only one regular-season loss, while sweeping Southland regular-season and tournament titles and making a first-ever NCAA Team Tournament appearance. While on-field success by Demon and Lady Demon teams has been a source of pride for NSU supporters, Burke is equally proud of the tone which has been set within the NSU athletic program as it relates to academic achievement and community service. The academic accomplishments are reflected annually in the NCAA’s APR and GSR studies. Community service by NSU student-athletes, coaches and staff more than doubled to over 5,000 hours in 2009-10 and remained at that level in 2010-11. Burke spearheaded the adoption of the slogan “Great Tradition, Brighter Future” for NSU Athletics, and the creation of NSU Athletics “Cornerstones” for student-athletes:  “Academic Achievement, Personal Responsibility, Competitive Success … Every Minute, Every Hour, Every Day!” In 2005, Burke was one of three recipients of the All-America Football Foundation’s Gen. Robert R. Neyland Outstanding Athletic Director Award and that same year, was also tabbed as one of two Natchitoches Parish Cenla Newsmakers of 2005 by the Alexandria Town Talk newspaper’s editorial staff. He received the 2006 “Outstanding Alumni Award” from his alma mater, Marlington High School in Alliance, Ohio, recognizing his community service and professional achievements.  Burke became one of only 21 alumni honored since the award was instituted in 1982. In June 2006, he was a featured speaker and panelist at the National Association of Collegiate Athletic Directors convention in New Orleans, addressing members of the College Athletic Business Managers of America and also participating in a panel discussion of “Fundraising from an Athletic Director’s Perspective” speaking to the National Association of Athletic Development Directors. Since 2007, Burke has been a member of the prestigious NCAA Championships/Sports Management Cabinet, a 49-person panel which makes recommendations to the NCAA Board of Directors on key issues facing Division I athletics. He previously served a four-year term on the NCAA Division I Football Issues Committee (1999-2002) and concurrently served a term on the eight-member NCAA FCS Committee that administers the national playoffs. Since his committee term expired, Burke has served as a site supervisor for Football Championship Subdivision playoff games across the nation and he is regarded as one of the country’s premiere advocates of FCS football.            In 2004, NSU received the highest possible rating, “fully certified,” from the National Collegiate Athletic Association, affirming that Northwestern operates its athletic program in substantial conformity with operating principles adopted by the NCAA Division I membership. Burke is a past president of the Natchitoches Kiwanis Club and remains active in that civic group. He has also been part of the steering committee for the Natchitoches Christmas Festival and is a former president of the Natchitoches Area Jaycees. He is involved with the American Heart Association and was 2010 March of Dimes chairman locally. He and his wife, Susu, is a Natchitoches native, NSU graduate and an elementary teacher. Their 17-year-old daughter, Catherine, is captain of the St. Mary’s High School cheerleading squad, in addition to being a point guard on the basketball team and a member of the tennis team.

Greg Burke with wife, Susu, and daughter, Catherine.

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Kyle Barnard

Interim Athletic Ticket Manager Kyle Barnard has been named the interim athletic ticket manager and is also assistingwith development. His duties include working with event management, external affairs, and alumni relations aside from his ticket manager needs. His career plans are to become an associate athletic director. His first year at Northwestern State served as a graduate assistant for the department. While working with game day operations and marketing/promotions, he served on the diversity council for NSU during the NCAA recertification process. Kyle organized a NCAA diversity workshop for both coaches and players. Barnard received his undergraduate degree in kinesiology and fitness from Ouachita Baptist University. He was a 4 year letterman and a 3 year starter on the offensive line for the OBU football team. As a captain his junior and senior year, the team had their highest ranking in school history. He served as member and president of OBU’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. While attending OBU, Kyle reached the dean’s list and was a member of IFC (Inter Fraternal Council) and also was a member of Rho Sigma men’s social club. His hometown is The Woodlands, Texas. In high school, he was named to the all-district and all-county teams at The Woodlands High School. Kyle also earned a power lifting letter. The son of Ron and Brenda Barnard, he was born Nov. 13, 1987, in Corpus Christi, Texas and has one brother, Conall. He is currently married to Brittany Barnard, a pediatric RN at Cabrini Hospital. Faculty Athletic Representative Faculty Athletic Representative Jody Biscoe is Associate Professor of Psychology and Addiction Studies at Northwestern State, where he is the coordinator for the undergraduate Addiction Studies, and Substance Abuse/Prevention concentrations. Since 2006, he has served as Faculty Athletic Representative for NSU. This role includes the chair of the NSU Athletic Council. Since 2006, Northwestern State University has made numerous paradigm shifts in how it addresses the needs of student-athletes; however, one thing has been consistent in that its student-athletes are winners on the field and in the classroom.  All have heard about higher educational institutions being penalized by the NCAA for academic improprieties.  NSU has attempted to be a model program of “Doing Things the Right Way,” by following the Athletic Department motto: Great Tradition – Brighter Futures.  This past year, NSU was one of only four schools in the State of Louisiana that did not receive any penalties for low NCAA Academic Progress Rates (APR) with baseball, soccer, softball, tennis, women’s indoor & outdoor track, and volleyball rating in the top three in the Southland Conference.  Among the 40 Northwestern State student-athletes and athletic staff members who graduated in spring 2010, 10 of the 20 receiving undergraduate degrees graduated either cum laude or magna cum laude.  Graduation rates of student-athletes in soccer, volleyball, men’s basketball, baseball and football ranked in the top four of the Conference. These accomplishments could not have been achieved without the support and efforts of the student-athletes, coaches, faculty, and administration. Also, Jody is the Director for the Louisiana Addiction Technology Transfer Center at NSU.  He has served on the National Addiction Technology Transfer Center’s (ATTC) - Practice and National Leadership Institute Committee. In addition, he has coordinated five nationally recognized leadership institutes for Louisiana, Texas and New Mexico and a member of the National ATTC Leadership Directors Committee. Recently, he was appointed to the NAADAC - National Addiction Studies & Standards Collaborative Committee. This past year, Jody was selected to serve on the United States Health and Human Services – Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration Expert Panel concerning workforce issues. Jody’s married to his wife, Veronica (Roni), an avid runner, and daughter Roxy is a senior co-captain on the varsity cheerleading squad and Lady Tiger basketball team at St. Mary’s School. All are devoted Demon fans!

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Cary Bruno

Assistant Academic Coordinator Enhanced Academic Program Advisor Cary Bruno is the Assistant Academic Coordinator with oversight of the following sports: Freshman Football, softball, volleyball, men’s track and cross country, women’s track and cross country, and women’s basketball. Cary is also the Director of the Enhanced Academic Program, a program that mentors academically underprepared student-athletes. Bruno also assists Carrie Crowell with the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and the CHAMPS/Life Skills Program, which is designed to assist with the transition phase of college to work .  Bruno was a member of the Demon Softball team from 2005-2009. During her time at Northwestern State, her most memorable honors include the esteemed Southland Conference Steve McCarty Citizenship Award as well as being selected as the Southland Conference Softball Student Athlete of the Year in 2008. Bruno graduated from NSU in May 2009 with a B.S. in Business Administration.  She is currently earning her Master’s degree in Student Personnel Services with a concentration in Student Affairs Administration.

Carrie Crowell

Academic Coordinator Senior Woman Administrator Carrie Crowell, a two-year Academic All-Southland Conference soccer standout for Northwestern State in 2005-06, from Arlington, TX, now serves as an academic coordinator in the Johnnie Emmons Athletic Study Center at NSU as well as being the Senior Woman

Administrator.   Crowell served as an intern in the Academic Services and CHAMPS/Life Skills program in January 2009, while also completing her second season as a graduate assistant soccer coach and finishing work on her master’s of science in sport administration. She was a magna cum laude graduate of NSU in August 2007 in business administration, and also was a key contributor on the Lady Demons’ 2005 NCAA Tournament team that won the Southland Conference Tournament. Crowell is the academic coordinator for the sports of soccer, women’s basketball, men’s and women’s track, volleyball, and veteran football. She also heads the Enhanced Academic Program which provides additional help for student-athletes and aids in maintaining a healthy and successful balance between academics and athletics. Crowell served an internship in the summer of 2008 with the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, helping stage events supporting a Nationwide Tour golf tournament co-sponsored by the Hall. She also assisted in daily operations of the museum in Springfield, Mo., and helped stage the Missouri High School Basketball All-Stars Game. Crowell was a member of Alpha Lambda Delta honors society from 2005-2007, graduating in three years with a 3.74 grade point average. She made the SLC Commissioners’ Academic Honor Roll in the last three seasons she competed for NSU, capped by a 2006 season in which her defense helped the Lady Demons set a school record for least goals allowed per game.  Crowell graduated with her Masters of Science in Sport Administration with a 4.0 GPA in May 2009.

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Dustin Eubanks Assistant Athletic Director NCAA Compliance Director

Dustin Eubanks is in his 13th year in the NSU athletic department and his 12th year at the helm of the compliance duties, keeping all athletic personnel current and in accordance with NCAA and Southland Conference guidelines. A 1996 education graduate of Northwestern, the 38-year-old avid fan of all teams that hail from Pittsburgh seized an opportunity to serve as a graduate assistant in the sports information department at Northwestern while beginning the pursuit of his master’s degree in health and physical education (concentration in sports administration), which he obtained in May of 2003, and was impressive enough to earn a promotion to fulltime status in November 1998. Eubanks is married to the former Dawn Hornsby of Branch and the couple has two daughters, Emilie (16) and Taylor Nicole (5). The sisters share the same birthdate. Dustin and Dawn, who is the Associate Director of Financial Aid at NSU, will celebrated their eighth wedding anniversary this summer.

Roxanne Freeman Athletic Business Manager

Roxanne Freeman began working at NSU in 1983 as an accounting clerk in business affairs. She transferred to the athletic department as football/baseball/track secretary and served under Sam Goodwin, Leon Johnson and several baseball coaches for eight seasons before graduating with a B.S. in accounting in May 1995. Freeman then became the compliance coordinator and academic advisor during a threeyear span before leaving in 1998. She returned to NSU in the Fall of 2000 in her current position as Business Manager where she now serves as liaison between the athletic department and business affairs. She has one son, Aaron Pizani, who is also an NSU alum.

Todd Garzarelli

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Todd Garzarelli was named as the Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs in October 2011 after a successful three-year stint at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and will oversee all external areas at Northwestern State, including the NSU Athletic Association. Garzarelli came to Northwestern State from SIUE where he immediately made an impact on the SIUE Athletics Department in helping but the external unit from the ground up. During his short tenure, he signed the school’s first-ever apparel contract, helped launch a newly designed website, and worked to enhance the radio network that included online streaming for the first time. He also established a corporate sponsorship platform and a compreshensive annual fund and put together a major gift program and portfolio to enhance a $50 million capital campaign. Prior to SIUE, Garzarelli was at Northern Illinois University, where he served most recently as the Associate Athletic Director for Marketing, Corporate and Broadcast Relations. During his tenure at NIU, revenue in corporate sponsorship, tickets, licensing, hospitality and media trade all increased dramatically. Garzarelli also successfully negotiated and landed multi-year agreements with Chicago Sports Leader in radio WSCR 670 AM “The Score” and Comcast Sportnet Chicago which gave Huskie Athletics inmeasureable exposure in radio and television. In all, the Huskie football team played in more than 40 regional or national television broadcasts during his tenure. Garzarelli also established the first NIU All-Access platform on internet that streamed over 100 audio and video events annually. Before his time at NIU, Garzarelli previously worked as the Director of Marketing and Promotions at the United States Military Academy (Army) from 2001 to 2004. He also served as marketing associate at the University of Missouri during the 2000-2001 season. He spent one season at the Air Force Academy as a Marketing and Development Assistant and one season as an Assistant to the Director of External Affairs at Saint Francis (Penn.). At Army, he helped maintain an 18-station radio network that covered most of the U.S. market and assisted in a regional television agreement for Army football. He also played an instrumental part in landing Jeep as the Title Sponsor of the annual Army/Navy Football game. Army Athletics increased corporate sponsorships, tickets and overall attendance under Garzarelli’s watch.

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Track and Field Athletic Administration • Athletic Administration Garzarelli received a sport management degree from Slippery Rock University in 1998. He also earned a master’s in sport management from Northern Illinois in 2006. Garzarelli and his wife, Leah, have a five-year old daughter, Goia, and a two-year old son, Gabe.

Clay Shaw

Asst. Director of Marketing & Promotions After a brief hiatus from college athletics, Clay Shaw returns to the profession as the new assistant for sport marketing and promotions at Northwestern State. An Ohio native, the 2003 graduate of the University of Toledo earned his bachelor’s degree in graphic design with coursework in business and marketing. He enrolled at Bowling Green University in 2006 to work towards a career in sports marketing and was a volunteer intern. He followed that with a marketing assistant internship at the University of New Mexico and the University of Tulsa. He landed his first full-time job in college athletics as the promotions coordinator at California State University-Bakersfield. Shaw stepped away from college athletics to work in professional sports as a ticket representative for the Fresno Grizzlies Triple-A baseball team, and the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning. Prior to joining NSU, Shaw spent two years with Bisk Education as a representative of Villanova University Online.

Rocky Smith

Director of Athletic Facilities Rocky Smith is in his first year as the Director of Athletic Facilities and Game Operations at NSU. Smith began his career as a student worker under Alan Pasch and progressed his way from student worker to graduate assistant to then assistant director. He has served as game manager for the majority of sports for NSU along with special event management for the university. A native of Bedford, Texas and a graduate of Trinity High School, Smith earned his bachelor’s degree in general studies from NSU and is currently pursuing his master’s degree in sports administration. At Trinity, he participated in gymnastics state and national competitions in rings, pommel horse, and parallel bars. In college, he was a part of the Spirit of Northwestern marching band as a bass trombonist and a four year rower. Smith is in his third year of being an assistant coach for the rowing team specializing in sculling. Born March 9th of 1986, he is the son of David and Robbie Smith and brother of younger sister Delayne Smith.

Scott Smith

Asst. Dir. of Special Facilities for Events Operations Scott Smith is no stranger to Northwestern State athletics. He has spent the last two years with the Lady Demon tennis program while working on a master’s degree.  He joined the staff as an assistant coach and brought experience to the tennis program as a teaching pro and a head college coach.  From 2002-2004, Smith was a tennis teaching professional at the Raveneaux Country Club in Spring, Texas, as well as the Woodlands Country Club in Houston.  The next two years he was the assistant coach at the University of the Ozarks from 2004-2006 and became the head coach at Ozarks from 2006-2008.  He has been a tennis teaching professional at the Westside Tennis and Fitness Club in Houston since 2008 before joining Coach Patric Dubois on the NSU coaching staff in August 2009.  Smith received his B.S. degree in business administration in 2007 from the University of the Ozarks.  He received his associate’s degree in recreational leadership – Tennis Teaching from Tyler (Texas) Junior College in 2002.  He is currently working on his master’s degree in sport administration here at Northwestern State.

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Northwestern State Sports Medicine • Sports Medicine • Sports Medicine ED EVANS Head Athletic Trainer Georgia Southern, 1979 23rd Season at NSU In his 23rd season directing the Eugene Christmas Sports Medicine Center at Northwestern State and 30th year in the profession, Ed Evans has earned the respect of his peers, along with honors from Northwestern State’s athletic letterwinners and the Louisiana governor’s office for his contributions to the field of sports medicine and athletic training in general and to Northwestern State in particular. Evans was presented honorary membership in the Graduate N Club, the association of athletic letterwinners at Northwestern State, during 2005 homecoming ceremonies. Only four other individuals have received such an honor from the N Club, which paid tribute to Evans’ dedicated, unselfish service in four decades (counting his time as a graduate student) to student-athletes at NSU. In 2004, Evans was named the regional “College Athletic Trainer of the Year” by the Southeastern Athletic Trainers Association, which includes members who are in the profession in seven states from Louisiana to Georgia and Kentucky. Evans served six years as president of the Louisiana Athletic Trainers’ Association and six more as secretary/treasurer. He was enshrined in the LATA Hall of Fame in 2000. Evans is a member of the Advisory Committee on Athletic Training to the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. He also serves on the Governor’s Council for Physical Fitness, appointed early in 2000 by then Gov. Mike Foster. Evans worked as a graduate assistant at Northwestern from 1979-82. He earned his masters degree in physical education (1980) and completed 30 hours beyond the master’s with an emphasis in guidance and counseling. Evans served four years in the U.S Navy as a hospital corpsman and physical/occupational therapy technician. He spent seven years as athletic trainer at Natchitoches Central High School, working the Louisiana High School Coaches Association’s All-Star games two years, before joining the Northwestern staff. He and his wife Chris have three sons, Jonathan, David and Tim. An avid cyclist, he generates donations for the training room in an annual spring bike-a-thon. Great Tradition • Brighter Future

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Track and Field Sports Medicine • Sports Medicine • Sports Medicine JASON DRURY Assistant Athletic Trainer Idaho State, 1999 7th Season at NSU Jason Drury joined the sports medicine staff at Northwestern State University in the summer of 2005. Drury came to NSU from Natchitoches Central High School where he was the head athletic trainer for five years. In the spring of 2009, Drury took over as the head football athletic trainer for the Demons, after working for three seasons with the women’s soccer team and one season with men’s basketball team.     A 1999 graduate of Idaho State University in biology, Drury worked with numerous sports in Pocatello, Idaho including football, men’s basketball and track and field.  Drury earned his master’s degree in sports administration from Northwestern State in 2001, during which time he worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the NSU softball team.      Drury is a native of Paoli, Indiana.  He and his wife, Toni, have been married for eight years. They have two children, Maddox and Kenzie.  DAVID BERKELEY-TUCHMAYER Assistant Athletic Trainer Appalachian State, 2006

6th Season at NSU David Berkeley-Tuchmayer begins his sixth season on the NSU athletic training staff and fourth as an assistant trainer. Tuchmayer will handle head training duties for the Lady Demon soccer team and will oversee baseball and softball. He is a certified member of on the National Athletic Trainers Association and a licensed member of the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. Tuchmayer, a native of Wilmington, N.C., and a 2006 graduate of Appalachian State, is the son of Harry Tuchmayer and Kathleen Berkeley. He has one brother, Jeremy. He received his master’s degree in sports administration in the spring of 2008. Twitter: @NSUDemons

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DR. WILLIAM CRENSHAW Team Physician

Dr. Will Crenshaw is in his first year as a member of the Northwestern State team physician staff. A native of Alexandria, Dr. Crenshaw graduated Cum Laude from Centenary in 1999 when receiving his bachelor’s degree and earned his medical degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans in 2004. He worked his residency at Campbell Clinic in Tennessee beginning in 2004 until 2009. He is a member of the American Medical Association, OREF (Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation), and AAOS Resident member. He received the Kellogg Endowment Scholarship in 2002 and Alpha Omega Alpha in 2003. He is married. Dr. James Knecht has been Northwestern’s team physician since 1984. He finished his pre-med curriculum from LSU in 1975. While at LSU, he was an Academic All-SEC and Academic All-American football player in 1974. He has been in private practice family medicine in Natchitoches since 1982. In addition to being Northwestern’s team physician, he has also been Natchitoches Central’s team physician since 1992. Dr. Knecht is actively involved in many professional organizations, including the Natchitoches Parish Medical Society, Active Staff Physicians at Natchitoches Parish Hospital, and the Louisiana State Medical Society. He is also a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice. His father, Gene, was an assistant football coach at Northwestern and has been active in the Graduate N Club for three decades.

DR. JAMES KNECHT Team Physician

DR. MIKE LEDDY Team Physician

Dr. Mike Leddy is in his third season with Northwestern State serving as a team physician. Dr. Leddy received his undergraduate degree and Doctorate of Medicine from Boston University. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Louisiana State University Medical Center-New Orleans in 2002. He then completed a sports medicine and arthroscopy fellowship with David Fischer, MD at TRIA

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Track and Field Sports Medicine • Sports Medicine • Sports Medicine Orthopaedics in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he worked on the medical staff to the Minnesota Vikings, Wild, Twins, and Timberwolves. After fellowship, Dr. Leddy practiced in Kissimmee, Florida with Orthopaedic Associates of Osceola. There, he cared for many local high school and collegiate athletes. He was head team physician for the Florida Seals Professional Hockey Team and Osceola Ghostriders Professional Indoor Football Team. He was also the lead orthopaedic surgeon for the Capital One Bowl and part of the medical staff for the NBA Combines. In 2007, Dr. Leddy accepted an invitation to return to Louisiana and join Mid-State Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center in Alexandria. He specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee and hip, and knee and shoulder reconstruction. Dr. Leddy is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. In 2007, he was part of the inaugural class of orthopaedic surgeons to receive a Subspecialty Board Certification in Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association. A native of Hopewell Junction, New York, Dr. Leddy is married to the forrmer Andrée Braud of Belle Chasse, Louisiana, and they have two children, Anna Clare and Mary Caitlin. His hobbies include spending time with his family, golf, hunting, and reading.

DR. CHRIS RICH Team Physician

Dr. Chris Rich completed his undergraduate degree at LSU in Baton Rouge, followed by a Doctor of Medicine degree from the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He finished his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at LSU in 1988. Dr. Rich is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, with a successful Recertification with a specialty interest in sports medicine in 2000. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a member of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, a charter member of the Louisiana Sports Medicine Society, and a board member of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association. Dr. Rich has been the Head Team Physician for the Northwestern Demons since 1990. His practice specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee, and knee reconstruction. During his tenure at NSU, over 500 athletes have sustained an injury that required a surgery, with an incredible rate of return to full sports competition of 99%. A native of San Antonio, Dr. Rich was a three-year letterman in football as an offensive lineman at LSU from 1976-78. He earned Academic AllSoutheastern Conference honors in 1977 and 1978. Dr. Rich is the managing partner of Mid State Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in Alexandria. Mid State, along with Christus St Frances Cabrini Hospital, was designated as #1 in Orthopaedics for the State of Louisiana for 2004 by HEALTHGRADES, “The Healthcare Quality Experts”. He is married to the former Vickie Rainey, and they have three children, Jeff, Margaret and Stacie. His hobbies include spending time with his family, golf, fishing, and duck hunting. Facebook: Northwestern State Demons

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Northwestern State

Track and Field

Conference Individual Champions

Conference Individual Champions Gulf States Conference

Year Athlete Event Result 1949 Claude Stoutamire High Jump 5-11.75 1950 John Patton 120 Hurdles 15.2 1952 Johnny Buck Pole Vault 12-0 Jack Bice Long Jump 22-10 Art Ranew Javelin 176-5 Ledore Gillen 440 Yds 49.4 Dennis Ryder 2 Mile 9:58.5 1953 Bill Collinsworth Long Jump 22-4 Mixon Bankston Shot Put 45-0.5 Doak Walker 440 Yds 49.4 Ledore Gillen 880 Yds 2:00.00 Dennis Ryder 2 Mile 10:18.5 1954 Charles Johnson Discus 135-11 1/8 Billy Dave Javelin 171-0 Mixon Bankston Shot Put 48-3 1/8 Larry Whitt Long Jump 22-10.5 Linden Claybrook Mile Run 4:32.6 Doak Walker 440 Yds 48.8 Doak Walker 880 Yds 1:59.7 Mile Relay 3:25 Tynes Hildebrand, Doak Walker, Murrel Walker, J.P. Self 1955 Ted Duggan High Jump 6-7 Lacey Lofton Pole Vault 12-7.75 Larry Whitt Long Jump 22-10 Mixon Bankston Shot Put 51-3.75 Charles Johnson Discus 143-11.5 Jack Bice 220 Yds 21.8 J.P. Self 440 Yds 49.3 Harold Smith 880 Yds 2:00.44 1956 Ted Duggan High Jump 6-6.25 Steve Jordan Long Jump 21-10 Charlie Hennigan 440 Yds 47.8 Charlie Hennigan 880 Yds 1:59.00 1957 Bobby Wicher High Jump 5-10 Don Bowden Long Jump 21-1.5 Ludwig Bauderies Shot Put 49-11.75 Charles Johnson Discus 144-2 Lou Leipen Javelin 202-11.5 Steve Jordan 220 Yds 22.0 Charlie Hennigan 440 Yds 50.0 Harold Smith 880 Yds 1:58.9 1958 Bobby Wicker High Jump 6-3 Bert Heckel Shot Put 51-5.5 Bert Heckel Discus 142-5 Lou Leipen Javelin 205-0 Charlie Hennigan 440 Yds 49.2 1959 Bobby Wicker High Jump 6-3 Bert Heckel Shot Put 49-0. Bert Heckel Discus 138-10.5 Dale Hoffpuar Javelin 211-0.5 Sylvester Jimes 440 Yds 48. 1962 Larry Crow High Jump 6-0 Larry Crow Long Jump 23-0.25 Gary Johnson High Jump 6-0 1963 Gary Johnson Pole Vault 14-6 1964 Gary Johnson Pole Vault 14-6 Monty Ledbetter Long Jump 23-11 Ray Hale Mile Run 4:12.3

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1965 1966 1967 1969 1971 1973 1974 1975

Dick Reding Glenn Ermatinger Bob Dufalo Dick Reding Bob Dufalo Bob Dufalo Eddie Watt Paul Truman Paul Truman Farrell Soileau Paul Truman Tommy Wilson Terry Skaggs Frank Trammel Mike Brown Terry Skaggs Frank Trammel Grady Lee Bobby McIntosh Mike Brown Brian McConnell Leo Gatson Brian McConnell

Shot Put Javelin 880 Yds Shot Put 880 Yds Mile Run 2 Mile Run Mile Run 3 Mile Run Triple Jump 2 Mile Run High Jump 880 Yds 3 Mile Run Long Jump 880 Yds 3 Mile Run Discus Triple Jump Long Jump Javelin Mile Run Javelin

53-1 233-1 1:50.3 53-3 1:52.9 4:13.3 9:24.8 4:10.0 14:46.8 46-9.5 9:10.5 6-6 1:53.1 14:31.7 23-10 1:53.8 14:24.5 156-8.5 49-4 24-8 214-8 4:08.7 215-1

Gulf Star Conference

Year 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1973 1974 1975 1985 1986 1987

Men’s Team Finishes

Place Coach Conf. 5th Harry Turpin Gulf States 6th Harry Turpin Gulf States 5th Harry Turpin Gulf States 2nd Walter Ledet Gulf States 1st Walter Ledet Gulf States 1st Walter Ledet Gulf States 1st Walter Ledet Gulf States 1st Walter Ledet Gulf States 1st Walter Ledet Gulf States 2nd Walter Ledet Gulf States 2nd Walter Ledet Gulf States 3rd Walter Ledet Gulf States 5th Walter Ledet Gulf States 4th Walter Ledet Gulf States 4th Walter Ledet Gulf States 3rd Walter Ledet Gulf States 3rd Ernest Howell Gulf States 3rd Ernest Howell Gulf States 6th John Thompson Gulf States 6th John Thompson Gulf States 6th John Thompson Gulf States 6th John Thompson Gulf States 6th Glen Gossett Gulf States 4th Jerry Dyes Gulf South 1st Jerry Dyes Gulf South 2nd Jerry Dyes Gulf South 1st Leon Johnson Gulf Star 2nd Leon Johnson Gulf Star 1st Leon Johnson Gulf Star ***all outdoor meets***

1985 Terry Douglas Decathlon 6396 Steve Stockton Javelin 240-3 Kevin Johnson Shot Put 58-7 Kevin Johnson Discus 165-0 Eric Barber Long Jump 26-3 Eric Barber Triple Jump 53-8 Edgar Washington 100 Meters 10.72 400m Relay 40.84 Women’s Team Finishes Edgar Washington, Kenny Mosely, Percy McGlory, Aaron Charles Year Place Coach Conf. 1986 Eric Lee High Jump 6-10 1986 6th Leon Johnson Gulf Star Kelvin Barber Long Jump 25-1.25 1987 3rd Leon Johnson Gulf Star Kenneth DeWitt 200 Meters 21.74 ***all outdoor meets*** 400m Relay 41.73 Kenneth DeWitt, Al Edwards, Edgar Cooper, Chester Davis 1600m Relay Livingston Chatman, Edgar Cooper, Tommy Thomas, Jerome Sampson 1987 Brian Brown High Jump 7-3 Brian Brown Triple Jump 49-7 Llewellyn Starks Long Jump 26-4.25 Paul Oenbrink Discus 170-11 Jamie Horn 110 Hurdles 14.29 Chester Davis 100 Meters 10.47 Chester Davis 200 Meters 21.11 400m Relay 40.11 Al Edwards, Kenneth DeWitt, Edgar Cooper, Chester Davis 1600m Relay 3:16.17 Edgar Cooper, Chester Davis, Ronald Wilkins, Livingston Chatman

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Track and Field

Conference Individual Champions

Conference Individual Champions

SOuthland Conference INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONS Outdoor

Year Athlete 1988 Brian Brown Al Edwards

Event High Jump 100 Meters 400m Relay

Result 7-3.5 10.47 39.70

1990 Peggy Lewis

Shot Put 400m Relay

47-5.25 40.04

1600m Relay

3:07.56

1991 Peggy Lewis LaMark Carter Eric Lancelin 1992 LaMark Carter LaMark Carter Shane Culver

Shot Put Triple Jump High Jump Triple Jump Long Jump Javelin 1600m Relay

48-5.25 52-5.25 6-10.75 51-7 25-4 210-11 3:11.01

Janice Miller Marlene Garner 1993 Marlene Garner

High Jump 100 Meters 100 Meters 400m Relay

1600m Relay

(Kenneth DeWitt, Edgar Cooper, Chester Davis, Al Edwards)

(Damon West, Chris Casteal, Clarence Walters, Fred Thompson)

(Chris Carter, Clarence Walters, Adrian Hardy, Chris Casteal)

(Clarence Walters, Charles Thompson, Shane Abernathy, Fred Thompson)

5-6 11.74 11.47 40.16

Issa Banna Latrell Frederick Cedric Scott Cameron Waugh 2004 Issa Banna 2005 Derrion Harris Stephanie Sowell 2006 Shanae Steward 2007 Ravyn Hayward Cody Fillinich 2008 Trecey Rew 2009 Michael Hill Cody Fillinich 2010

Shot Put Javelin Long Jump High Jump Shot Put High Jump Triple Jump 100M Hurdles 100 Meters Javelin Discus 110M Hurdles Javelin 4x100 Relay

57-1 231-5 24-9 6-11.5 59-04.25 6-10.75 42-2.75 13.67 10.30 237-01 151-06 13.95 239-10 45.52

Trecey Rew Trecey Rew Justin Walker Mike Green

Shot Put Discus 200 Meters 400 Meters 4x400 Relay

54-04.50 176-08 20.49 46.66 3:07.68

2011

4x100 Relay

40.57

(Michael Batts, Kendal Taylor, Jamie Emery, Mike Green) (Raymond Hatton, Adam Smith, Karllis Perry, Justin Walker)

2011 Trecey Rew Discus 180-01 2011 Jessica Talley Javelin 145-11 3:09.38 (Charles Thompson, Clarence Matthews, Clinton Williams, Fred Thompson) Indoor Clinton Williams 400 Hurdles 51.67 1993 LaMark Carter 55M Dash 6.30 LaMark Carter Triple Jump 55-2.75 LaMark Carter Triple Jump 54-2 Eric Lancelin High Jump 7-1.75 1600 Meter Relay 1994 Ryan Martin Shot Put 55-1.5 (Charles Thompson, Robert Raphael, Clarence Matthews, Fred Thompson) Ryan Martin Discus 170-3 Robert Raphael 400 Meters 49.72 1995 Terrance Bean High Jump 7-1.75 1994 Ryan Martin Shot Put 55-9 1996 Niema Malone Long Jump 19-7 Eric Lancelin Triple Jump 51-10 Terrance Bean High Jump 7-3 Terrance Bean High Jump 7-1 Mike Heimerman Shot Put 56-1 1995 Terrance Bean High Jump 7-0 1997 Tabitha Johnigan Shot Put 49-7 1996 Joe Rhyans 55M Hurdles 7.55 1998 Ronnie Powell 100 Meters 10.27 1997 Kenta Bell Triple Jump 49-2.25 Ronnie Powell 200 Meters 20.97 Ronnie Powell 55 Meters 6.42 Kenta Bell Triple Jump 52-6.75 1998 Kenta Bell Long Jump 24-9.25 400m Relay 40.24 Kenta Bell Triple Jump 50-4.75 (Mike Green, Ronnie Powell, John Coleman, Herbert Jones) Ronnie Powell 55 Meters 6.30 1600m Relay 3:41.67 Ronnie Powell 200 Meters 21.27 (Shekerah Kyles, Crystal Clabon, Dasha Thompson, Janelle Gibson) Janelle Gibson 400 Meters 55.31 Felipe Apablaza High Jump 6-11.75 1999 Dasha Thompson 200 Meters 24.95 Shekerah Kyles 400 Meters 54.97 Dasha Thompson 60 Meters 7.57 1999 Felipe Apablaza High Jump 7-2 Ronnie Powell 60 Meters 6.86 Kenta Bell Triple Jump 54-2 Kendrick Turner Triple Jump 50-3.25 Chad Miller 100 Meters 10.44 Felipe Apablaza High Jump 6-11 Regina Roe Javelin 166-9 2000 Jacqueline Canton High Jump 5-8 Tiffany Cronin Triple Jump 42-0.25 2001 Brittany Littlejohn 60M Hurdles 8.66 Dasha Thompson 200 Meters 23.81 Jacqueline Canton High Jump 5-8 2000 Jacqueline Canton High Jump 5-10.5 2002 Shannon Joshua Triple Jump 49-8.25 Jacqueline Canton Triple Jump 40-1.5 Brittany Littlejohn 60M Hurdles 8.45 Tyson Dillard Triple Jump 53-7.75 2003 Jacqueline Canton High Jump 5-10.25 Hector Andujo 1500 Meters 3:55.39 Brittany Littlejohn 60M Hurdles 8.53 Latrell Frederick Javelin 228-2 Stephanie Sowell Long Jump 20-10.5 2001 Linette Stuart Javelin 141-8 Stephanie Sowell Triple Jump 43-0.25 Latrell Frederick Javelin 245-0 Terry Gatson 400 Meters 48.16 David Williams Triple Jump 51-10 Cameron Waugh High Jump 6-9 400m Relay 40.12 4x400m Relay 3:12.70 (Paul Stephens, Eric Louis, Robert Etheridge, Herbert Jones) (Marcus Pitre, David Pittman, Justin Wolfe, Terry Gatson) 2002 Brittany Littlejohn 100M Hurdles 13.42 2004 Stephanie Sowell Long Jump 20-03.5 Stephanie Sowell Triple Jump 43-0 Stephanie Sowell Triple Jump 42-09.5 Issa Banna Shot Put 53-2.75 TaMeshia Miller 60M Hurdles 8.60 2003 Samantha Ford Javelin 161-8 2005 Issa Banna Shot Put 57-8.5 Brittany Littlejohn 100M Hurdles 13.47 Ravyn Hayward 60 Meters 6.82 Stephanie Sowell Long Jump 20-10.5 J.D. Henry 200 Meters 21.64 Stephanie Sowell Triple Jump 42-6.25

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60 Meters 60 Meters High Jump 60 Meters 60 M Hurdles Shot Put

8.48 6.80 6.70 8.51 49-9.25

Shot Put 4x440 Relay

52-02.50 3:49.30

Shot Put Weight

50-08.75 58-00.25

(Constance Seibles, Consuela Lindsy, Andrea Warren, Quiana Griffin)

Trecey Rew Trecey Rew

(Angela Kotun, Shamaigun VanBuren, Constance Seibles,Anna Forest)

(Michael Cervantes, Sidney Montague, Fred Thompson, LaMark Carter)

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TaMeshia Miller 2006 Ravyn Hayward Darrian Harris 2007 Ravyn Hayward Shanae Steward 2008 Trecey Rew 2009 None 2010 Trecey Rew 2011

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Men’s SLC Team Finishes Year 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

ID 3rd 4th 6th 6th 3rd 1st 1st 3rd 4th 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 4th 2nd 5th 6th 5th 9th 6th 9th 9th 10th 10th

OD 4th 7th 3rd 4th 4th 1st 4th 5th 3rd 4th 3rd 1st 4th 3rd 1st 3rd 5th 4th 8th 7th 10th 7th 6th 6th -

Head Coach Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson

Women’s SLC Team Finishes Year 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

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ID 8th 6th 7th 7th 6th 4th 4th 4th 9th 6th 5th 3rd 3rd 3rd 5th 4th 7th 8th 7th 7th 9th 9th 5th 5th 10th

OD 7th 7th 8th 8th 5th 3rd 6th 6th 5th 3rd 4th 3rd 3rd 7th 6th 5th 10th 8th 7th 8th 10th 7th 5th 2nd -

Head Coach Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Chris Maggio Chris Maggio Chris Maggio Chris Maggio Chris Maggio Dean Johnson Dean Johnson Dean Johnson Dean Johnson Dean Johnson Dean Johnson Dean Johnson Dean Johnson Dean Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Leon Johnson Mike Heimerman Mike Heimerman Mike Heimerman Mike Heimerman Mike Heimerman

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Track and Field

Division I All-Americans • Division I All-Americans

Division I All-Americans • Division I All-Americans

Indoor

Outdoor

Year 2004 2004 2003 2003 2000 1998 1998 1997 1996 1994 1993 1990 1988 1988 1987 1987 1980 1976 1976 1975

Athlete Stephanie Sowell Stephanie Sowell Stephanie Sowell Stephanie Sowell Kenta Bell Kenta Bell Ronnie Powell Terrance Bean Terrance Bean Eric Lancelin LaMark Carter Brian Brown Brian Brown Llewellyn Starks Llewellyn Starks Al Edwards Jarrot Handy Ricky Thomas Mike Brown Mike Brown

Event Long Jump Triple Jump Long Jump Triple Jump Triple Jump Triple Jump 55M Dash High Jump High Jump Triple Jump Triple Jump High Jump High Jump Long Jump Long Jump 55M Dash Triple Jump Long Jump Long Jump Long Jump

Place 2nd 8th 7th 11th 3rd 8th 3rd 5th 3rd 8th 3rd National Champion 3rd 5th 5th 8th 7th

Year Athlete 2011 Trecey Rew 2011 Trecey Rew 2011 Jessica Talley 2010 Trecey Rew 2009 Cody Fillinich Cody Fillinich Joe Delaney 2007 2006 Cody Fillinich 2006 Ravyn Hayward 2005 Cody Fillinich 2003 Samantha Ford 2003 Latrell Frederick 2001 Latrell Frederick 2000 Latrell Frederick 1999 Kenta Bell Ronnie Powell Mark Duper 1998 1997 Ronnie Powell 1996 Terrance Bean 1994 Eric Lancelin 1993 LaMark Carter 1993 LaMark Carter 1993 Eric Lancelin 1991 LaMark Carter 1990 Brian Brown Cross Country Latrell Frederick 1989 Brian Brown 1975 Leo Gatson Cross Country 1988 Brian Brown 1974 Frank Trammel Cross Country 1988 Llewellyn Starks 1987 Brian Brown 1987 Al Edwards 1987 Kenneth DeWitt 1987 Edgar Cooper 1987 Cedric Evans 1984 Mario Johnson 1984 Edgar Washington Al Edwards Regina Roe Tabitha Johnigna Eric Lancelin 1984 Cedric Evans 1984 Percy McGlory 1983 Steve Stockton 1982 Mark Duper 1982 Mark Duper 1982 Mario Johnson 1982 Edgar Washington 1982 Ray Brown 1982 John Campbell 1981 Joe Delaney 1981 Mark Duper 1981 Victor Oatis 1981 Mario Johnson 1981 Steve Stockton 1980 Jarrot Handy 1976 Robert Hardwell 1976 Robert Hardwell 1976 Robert Hardwell 1976 Andrew Morning 1976 Mike Brown 1976 Ricky Thomas 1976 Frank Trammel 1976 Leo Gatson 1976 Bobby McIntosh 1976 Randy Moore 1976 John Barrier 1974 Mike Brown NSU’s 400m Relay 1981 NCAA Outdoor National Championship 1973 Mike Brown of Joe Delaney, Mark Duper, Victor Oatis, and Mario Johnson Facebook: Twitter: Northwestern State Demons @NSUDemons Great Tradition • Brighter Future

Event Place Discus National Champion Shot Put 15th Javelin 9th Shot Put 9th Javelin 8th Javelin 4th Javelin 9th 100M Dash 10th Javelin 10th Javelin 12th Javelin 12th Javelin 5th Javelin 5th Triple Jump 8th 100M Dash 7th 100M Dash 7th High Jump 9th Triple Jump 7th Triple Jump 4th Long Jump 10th Triple Jump 8th Triple Jump 8th High Jump 5th High Jump 6th High Jump 6th Long Jump 3rd High Jump 5th 4x100M Relay 8th 4x100M Relay 8th 4x100M Relay 8th 4x100M Relay 8th 4x100M Relay 6th 4x100M Relay 6th 4x100M Relay 6th 4x100M Relay 6th Javelin 2nd 100M 4th 4x100M Relay 2nd 4x100M Relay 2nd 4x100M Relay 2nd 4x100M Relay 2nd Shot Put 5th 4x100M Relay National Champion 4x100M Relay National Champion 4x100M Relay National Champion 4x100M Relay National Champion Javelin 3rd Long Jump 5th 100M 200M 4x100M Relay 4x100M Relay 4x100M Relay 4x100M Relay 10,000M 1500M Triple Jump 3000M Steeplechase Pole Vault Long Jump Long Jump Website: www.nsudemons.com

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Track and Field

NCAA Qualifiers • NCAA Qualifiers Athlete Stephanie Sowell Stephanie Sowell Jacqueline Canton Stephanie Sowell Stephanie Sowell Stephanie Sowell Jacqueline Canton Kenta Bell Kenta Bell Kenta Bell Tyson Dillard Felilpe Apablaza Regina Roe Tiffany Cronin Tabitha Johnigan Ronnie Powell Kenta Bell Kenta Bell Kenta Bell Ronnie Powell Terrance Bean Kenta Bell Terrance Bean Terrance Bean Kenneth DeWitt Mario Johnson

Indoor

Event Long Jump Triple Jump High Jump Long Jump Triple Jump Triple Jump Triple Jump Triple Jump Triple Jump Long Jump Triple Jump High Jump Javelin Triple Jump Shot Put 100M Dash Long Jump Triple Jump Triple Jump 55M Dash High Jump Long Jump High Jump High Jump 200M Dash 55M Dash

Year 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1996 1995 1987 1983

NCAA Qualifiers • NCAA Qualifiers Mark 20-10.50 42-10.25 5-10 3/4 20-10 1/2 43-1 41-8 1/2 41-2 1/2 54-3 1/2 54-8 1/2 26-4 1/2 52-7 1/4 7-3 166-9 42-1 1/4 49-7 3/4 10.13 25-10 1/4 52-6 1/2 52-0 6.17 7-3 25-2 7-4 1/2 7-2 21.48 6.28

Kenta Bell

Camille Pouncy

Brian Brown

LaMark Carter

Jacqueline Canton

Chad Leath

Four-time outdoor All-American Cody Fillnich.

Trecey Rew

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Athlete Trecey Rew Trecey Rew Cody Fillinich Chad Leath Cody Fillinich Ravyn Hayward Cody Fillinich Ravyn Hayward Samantha Ford Cody Fillinich Shane Curlee Loren Martin Cameron Waugh Dawn Comeaux Samantha Ford Latrell Frederick Brittany Littlejohn Cedric Scott Marcus Pitre David Pittman Justin Wolfe Terry Gatson Brittany Littlejohn Camille Pouncy Stephanie Sowell Latrell Frederick Craig Nall Jacqueline Canton Latrell Frederick Tiffany Cronin Regina Roe Tabitha Johnigan Ronnie Powell Terrance Bean Sidney Montague Terrance Bean Terrance Bean Adrian Kirk Emily Rudan Marlene Garner Joe Rhyans Michael Greer Michael Cervantes Sidney Montague Fred Thompson LaMark Carter LaMark Carter LaMark Carter Shane Abernathy John Tappin Fred Thompson Damon West Damon West Edgar Cooper Al Edwards Kenneth DeWitt Chester Davis Llewellyn Starks Kelvin Barber Eric Barber Eric Barber Steve Stockton Edgar Washington Wilson Brown Percy McGlory Mario Johnson Edgar Washington Rick Schweitzer Joe Delaney Victor Oatis David Fuller Joe Delaney Mark Duper Mark Duper

OUtdoor

Event Shot Put Discus Javelin 400M Hurdles Javelin 100M Dash Javelin 100M Dash Javelin Javelin Javelin Javelin High Jump Javelin Javelin Javelin 100M Hurdles Triple Jump 4x400 Relay 4x400 Relay 4x400 Relay 4x400 Relay 100M Hurdles 100M Dash Triple Jump Javelin Javelin High Jump Javelin Triple Jump Javelin Shot Put 100M Dash High Jump Long Jump High Jump High Jump Triple Jump Triple Jump 100M Dash 110 Hurdles High Jump 400M Relay 400M Relay 400M Relay 400M Relay Triple Jump 400M Relay 400M Relay 400M Relay 400M Relay 200M Dash 100M Dash 400M Relay 400M Relay 400M Relay 400M Relay Long Jump Long Jump Long Jump Triple Jump Javelin 200M Dash 400M Relay 400M Relay 400M Relay 400M Relay Decathlon 200M Dash 400M Relay 400M Relay 400M Relay 400M Relay 200M Dash

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Year Mark 2010 53-06.50 2010 179-0 2009 225-1 2008 51.26 2007 2007 2006 230-09 2006 10.25 2006 160-09 2005 218-0 2005 215-05 2005 210-02 2004 6-11 2004 148-9 2003 161-8 2003 261-3 2003 13.13 2003 52-6 3/4 2003 3:06.89 2003 3:06.89 2003 3:06.89 2003 3:06.89 2002 13.42 2002 11.41 2002 43-0 2001 245-0 2001 227-11 2001 5-11 1/4 2000 229-2 2000 1998-2000 1997-1999 1997 10.25 1997 7-3 1996 25-10 1996 7-3 3/4 1995 7-3-1/2 1995 51- 81/2 1995 41-4 1/4 1993 11.46 1993 13.87 1993 7-3 1993 40.04 1993 40.04 1993 40.04 1993 40.04 1992 53- 9 1991 39.96 1991 39.96 1991 39.96 1991 39.96 1990 20.74 1990 10.36 1988 39.70 1988 39.70 1988 39.70 1988 39.70 1987 26-2 1985 25-10 1/2 1985 26-3 1985 53-8 1985 254-4 1983 20.80 1983 39.93 1983 39.93 1983 39.93 1983 39.93 1982 7653 1981 20.65 1980 39.48 1980 39.48 1980 39.48 1980 39.48 1980 20.70

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Track and Field

Demon Top 5 • Demon Top 5 • Demon Top 5

Demon Top 5 • Demon Top 5 • Demon Top 5 Running Events

100 METERS 1. Justin Walker 1. Ronnie Powell 3. Justin Walker 4. Mark Duper 5. Justin Walker

10.13 10.13 10.15 10.21 10.22

(5/1/10) (4/25/98) (5/16/10)

200 METERS 1. Justin Walker 2. Joe Delaney 3. Justin Walker 4. Damon West 5. Mark Duper

20.49 20.61 10.64 20.74 20.77

(5/16/10) (1981) (5/13/11)

400 METERS 1. Andrei Moore 2. Michael Green 3. Michael Green 4. Michael Green 5. Michael Green

45.90 46.13 46.14 46.17 46.21

800 METERS 1. Leo Gatson 2. Bob Dufalo 3. Wendell Bonner 4. Mark Spikes 5. Randy Robinson

(4/30/11)

(2009) (2009) (2009) (2009)

1500 METERS 1. Billy Green 2. Leo Gatson 3. Paul Trueman 4. Randy Moore 5. Mark Spikes

3:46.45 3:46.92 3:49.60 3:50.40 3:52.45

400 METER HURDLES 1. Chad Leath 50.53 2. Clinton Williams 51.67 3. Carlos Minor 51.99 4. Wayne Jackson 52.06 5. Vince William 52.38

5000 METERS 1. Paul Trueman 2. Frank Trammel 3. Billy Green 4. Damien Rosado 5. Mark Keough

14:21.40 14:34.80 15:00.54 15:06.32 15:25.61

3000 METER STEEPLECHASE 1. Randy Moore 8:52.00 2. Tim Rosas 8:57.84 3. Nathaniel McReynolds 9:05.83 (2009) 4. Gerard Semien 9:13.53 5. Buzzy Crenshaw 9:22.61

10,000 METERS 1. Frank Trammel 2. Dusty Dischler 3. Kyle Lessig 4. Dusty Dischler

29:10.0 36:17.43 36:44.43 37:34.00

110 METER HURDLES 1. Joe Rhyans 13.86 2. Jamie Horn 13.88 3. J.D. Henry 13.93 4. Mike Hill 13.95 5. Mike Hill 14.00

1:49.24 1:49.60 1:49.78 1:50.23 1:50.37

1976 (3/19/11) (3/19/11) (4/16/11)

(2009) (2009)

Field Events JAVELIN 1. Latrell Frederick 2. Cody Fillinich 3. Cody Fillinich 4. Cody Fillinich 5. Cody Fillinich

261-09 239-10 237-02 235-10 235-07

TRIPLE JUMP 1. LaMark Carter 2. Kenta Bell 3. Eric Lancelin 4. Tyson Dillard 5. Kendrick Turner

55-02.75 54-08.25 54-08 53-07.75 53-03.25

DISCUS 1. Allen Smith 2. Ryan Martin 3. Keith Armond 4. Paul Oenbrink 5. William Budro

180-08 175-11 176-03.75 176-00 173-05

POLE VAULT 1. John Barrier 2. Ted Methvin 3. Chad Barrios 4. Keith Porrier 5. Richard Whitaker

16-08 16-01 16-00 15-11 15-06

SHOT PUT 1. John Cambpell 2. Mike Heimerman 3. Issa Banna 4. Kevin Johnson 5. Ryan Martin

65-08.75 62-04.50 59-01 58-07 57-01

HAMMER THROW 1. Daniel Yarbrough 2. Daniel Yarbrough 3. Daniel Yarbrough 4. Daniel Yarbrough 5. Daniel Yarbrough

187-05 186-05 181-11 179-10 179-07

(2009) (2007) (2009) (2009)

HIGH JUMP 1. Brian Brown 7-08 2. Terrance Bean 7-04.50 3. Michael Greer 7-03 Felipe Apablaza 7-03 4. Eric Lancelin 7-01.75 5. Victor Oatis 7-00.75 LONG JUMP 1. Kenta Bell 26-04.50 Jarrot Handy 26-04.50 Lewellyn Starks 26-04.50 2. Eric Barber 26-03 3. Mike Brown 26-02 4. LaMark Carter 25-11.50 5. Kendrick Etheridge 24-11.50

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Relays 4 X 100M RELAY 1. 39.03 (Johnson, Washington, Brown, Duper) 2. 39.32 (Oatis, Delaney, Johnson, Duper) 3. 39.48 (Oatis, Fuller, Delaney, Duper) 4. 39.54 (Johnson, Delaney, Brown, Duper) 39.54 (Johnson, McGlory, Washington, Duper) 4 X 200M RELAY 1. 1:22.08 (Johnson, Washington, Duper, McGlory) 2. 1:23.88 (Smith, Walker, Taylor, Green) LSU Relays, 3/26/11) 2. 1:24.96 (Patton, Hayward, Jackson, Garcia) 3. 1:25.24 (Batts, Green, Perry, Plumb) Texas Relays, 4/6/11) 4 X 400M RELAY 1. 3:06.89 (Pitre, Pittman,Wolfe, Gaston) 2008 2. 3:07.06 (Batts, Taylor, Emery, Green) 4/3/10 3. 3:07.56 (Washington, Thomas, Toussaint,n Brown) 3:07.56 (Carter, Walters, Hardy, Casteal) 5. 3:07.68 (Batts, Taylor, Emery, Green) 5/16/10 4 X 800M RELAY 1. 7:20.70 (Robinson, Green, Bradford, Bonner) SPRINT MEDLEY 1. 3:17.07 (Brown, Hardwell, Moore, Gatson) 2. 3:29.22 (Hatton, Davison, Williams, Perry) LSU Relays, 3/26/11) DISTANCE MEDLEY 1. 9:57.20 (Digrazia, Gatson, Trammel, Moore) 2. 10:30.95 (Brown, Kemei, Pearson, Pitre)

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Lady Demon Top 5 • Lady Demon Top 5

Lady Demon Top 5 • Lady Demon Top 5 Running Events

100 METERS 1. Camille Pouncy 2. Marlene Garner 3. Anna Forest 4. Anna Forest 5. Dasha Thompson

11.41 11.47 11.61 11.67 11.69

200 METERS 1. Constance Seibles 2. Anna Forest 2. Dasha Thompson 4. Marlene Garner 5. Constance Seibles

23.67 23.71 23.71 23.98 24.04

400 METERS 1. Shekerah Kyles 2. Janelle Gibson 3. Deidra Truss 4. Quiana Griffin 5. Quiana Griffin

54.97 55.13 55.18 55.25 55.26

800 METERS 1. Christal Traylor 2. Malissa Carr 3. Andrea Warren 4. Andrea Warren 5. Carla Davison

2:11.38 2:12.26 2:12.44 2:12.46 2:12.74

1500 METERS 1. Christal Traylor 2. Malissa Carr 3. Karensa Ellis 4. Molly Magill 5. Karensa Ellis

4:40.61 4:41.12 4:42.69 4:43.29 4:44.01

(5/13/11)

3000 METERS 1. Maryalyce Walsh 2. Judy Norris 3. Molly Magill 4. Judy Gowdy 5. Naumy Bor

10:22.16 10:22.16 10:25.23 10:31.32 10:37.87

100 METER HURDLES 1. Brittany Littlejohn 13.13 2. TaMeshia Miller 13.55 3. Shanae Steward 13.60 4. Shanae Steward 13.73 5. LaTonya Hamilton 14.14

(4/30/11) (5/13/11)

5000 METERS 1. Maryalyce Walsh 2. Naumy Bor 3. Robin Meyers 4. Judy Norris 5. Naumy Bor

17:45.46 18:13.2 18:29.74 18:31.09 18:38.70 (2007)

400 METER HURDLES 1. Consuela Lindsy 1:01.36 2. Consuela Lindsy 1:01.85 3. Lakeisha Henderson 1:01.89 4. Makele Carr 1:01.97 5. Consuela Lindsy 1:02.50

10,000 METERS 1. Maryalyce Walsh 2. Julie Lessiter 3. Jody Gowdy 4. Robin Meyers 5. Danielle Schaeffer

37:05.93 40:00.69 40:00.87 40:22.25 40:24.25

(5/1/10) (5/16/10)

(5/1/10) (5/1/10)

(2009) (5/16/10)

(3/26/11) (4/16/11)

DISCUS 1. Trecey Rew 2. Trecey Rew 3. Trecey Rew 4. Trecey Rew 5. Trecey Rew SHOT PUT 1. Trecey Rew 2. Trecey Rew 3. Trecey Rew 4. Trecey Rew 5. Trecey Rew

166-09 162-07 158-06 156-11 154-02 192-04 180-04 180-01 179-00 176-08 54-11.25 54-08 54-09.25 54-04.50 54-01.25

(5/27/11) (6/9/11)

(6/8/11) (5/28/11) (5/13/11) (5/29/10) (5/16/10) (4/17/10) (5/27/11) (4/3/10) (5/15/10) (4/16/11)

HIGH JUMP 1. Jackie Canton 2. Christin Carter 3. Janice Miller 4. Tonya Wilson 5. Tiffany Freddie Cassandra Krell

5-11.25 5-10.75 5-8.50 5-08 5-07 5-07

LONG JUMP 1. Stephanie Sowell 2. Jessica Tuck 3. TaMeshia Miller 4. Niema Malone 5. Jessica Tuck

20-10.50 20-03.50 19-11.75 19-11.50 19-11.00 (2008)

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TRIPLE JUMP 1. Stephanie Sowell 2. Tiffany Cronin 3. Emily Rudan 4. Alisa Matthews 5. Shanae Steward

11-06.25 11-05.75 10-11.75 10-11.75

HAMMER THROW 1. De’Jon Griffin 2. De’Jon Griffin 3. De’Jon Griffin 4. De’Jon Griffin 5. De’Jon Griffin

183-07 182-05 180-07 176-04 176-02

WEIGHT THROW (indoor) 1. Trecey Rew 57-09.75 2. De’Jon Griffin 55-03.50 3. De’Jon Griffin 53-08.25 4. De’Jon Griffin 53-04.50 5. Alison Holmes 52-05.50

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Relays

43-01 42-01.25 41-04.25 40-03 39-06

POLE VAULT 1. Haley Blount 2. Haley Blount 3. Angel Villa Danielle Moss

(4/30/11) (2/19/11)

4 X 100M RELAY 1. 45.25 (Kotun, VanBuren, Seibles, Forest) 5/16/10 2. 45.29 (Kyles, Pouncy, Pouncy, Thompson) 3. 45.52 (Kotun,VanBuren, Seibles, Forest) 5/1/10 4. 45.53 (Freeman, Williams, Tuck, Forest) 2009 5. 45.79 (Miller, Steward, Tuck, Truss)

Field Events JAVELIN 1. Regina Roe 2. Samantha Ford 3. Jessica Talley 4. Jessica Talley 5. Dawn Comeaux

3000 METER STEEPLECHASE 1. Allison Fontenot 11:55.56 (5/13/11) 2. Allison Fontenot 11:55.98 (4/23/11) 3. Allison Fontenot 12:05.33 (4/2/11) 4. Allison Fontenot 12:07.35 (4/16/11) 5. Allison Fontenot 12:25.37 (3/14/11)

4 X 200M RELAY 1. 1:37.07 (Griffin, Kotun, Siebles, Lindsy) 2011 2. 1:37.31 (Smith, Williams, Forest, Tuck) 3. 1:38.58 (Williams, Tuck, Smith, Forest) -- 2009 (2009) (2011) (2009) (2009) (2009) (1/15/11) (2009) (2009) (2009) (2007)

4 X 400M RELAY 1. 3:40.71 (Griffin, Warren, Perkins, Lindsy) LSU Relays, 3/26/11 2. 3:41.54 (Griffin, Warren, Perkins, Lindsy) SLC Championships, 5/13/11 3. 3:41.67 (Kyles, Clabon, Thompson, Gibson) 4. 3:41.86 (Griffin, Warren, Perkins, Lindsy) Louisiana Classics, 3/19/11) 5. 3:42.74 (Seibles, Warren, Perkins, Forest) SLC Championships, 5/16/10 1600 SPRINT MEDLEY RELAY 1. 3:58.75 (Kotun, Seibles, Nowak, Warren) Texas Relays, 4/6/11) 2. 4:00.57 (Van Buren, Forest, Seibles,Warren) 4/24/10 3. 4:00.60 (Tuck, Forest, Seibles, Warren) 4/24/10 4. 4:02.00 (Griffin, Warren, Perkins, Lindsy) LSU Relays (3/26/11) 5. 4:03.63 (Williams, Forest, Warren, Iheanacho) 2009

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Track and Field NSU Records • NSU Records • NSU Records

NSU Leon Johnson Invitational Meet Records Men’s Records

100 Meter Dash: 10.13 Justin Walker Northwestern State 10.13 Ronnie Powell Northwestern State 200 Meter Dash: 20.77 Ron Clark Stephen F. Austin 400 Meter Dash: 46.34 Mike Green Northwestern State 800 Meter Run: 1:49.56 Geryl House Lamar 1500 Meter Run: 3:52.6 Mark Mosley Ouachita Baptist 3000 Meter Run: 8:58.80 Dustin Joubert Sam Houston State 5000 Meter Run: 14:25.6 Doug Keller Mankato State 10,000 Meter Run: 31:46.24 Jonathan Granger USL 110 Meter Hurdles: 13.9 James McCrainey Southern 400 Meter Hurdles: 51.56 Chad Leath Northwestern State 3000 Meter SC: 8:57.1 John Kebirio Abilene Christian 4x100 Meter Relay 39.69 Northwestern State (John Tappin, Shane Abernathy, Clarence Walters, Lamark Carter) 4x400 3:09.61 Northwestern State (Michael Batts, Kendall Taylor, Jamie Emery, Michael Green) 4x400 JV Meter Relay: 3:16.0 Prairie View A&M High Jump: 7-3 Neil Guidry Nike West Pole Vault: 17-6 Frank Estes Abilene Christian Long Jump: 26-5 Vernon George Unattached 26-5 Kenta Bell Unattached Triple Jump: 56-6.75 Kenta Bell Unattached Shot Put: 62-11 John Campbell Northwestern State Discus: 200-00 Jason Morgan Unattached Hammer: 222-01 Adonson Shallow Southeastern La. Javelin: 239-10 Cody Fillinich Northwestern State

Women’s Records 100 Meter Dash: 200 Meter Dash: 400 Meter Dash: 800 Meter Run: 1500 Meter Run: 3000 Meter Run: 5000 Meter Run: 10,000 Meter Run: 100 Meter Hurdles: 400 Meter Hurdles: 3000 Meter SC: 4x100 Meter Relay:

11.47 Marlene Garner 23.12 Quanisha Sales 54.23 Monique Wright 2:12.72 Esther Abuto 4:40.61 Christal Traylor 10:05.32 Tami Micham 10:48.38 Kendall Mears 41:14.46 Christine Blanchard 13.27 Antoinette Cobb 1:00.73 Ernie Middleton 11:28.03 Meredith Blocker 45.25

5/1/10 4/25/98 4/27/91 5/1/10 4/17/86 3/18/80 4/14/07 3/18/80 4/28/92 3/11/78 4/10/08 3/11/78 4/27/91

Walter P. Ledet Track Complex

5/1/10 3/11/78 4/28/92 3/11/78 4/28/92 4/23/00 4/23/00 4/15/82 5/1/10 5/1/10 4/25/09

Northwestern State Louisiana Tech Louisiana Tech Texas-Arlington Northwestern State Northeast Louisiana Southern Arkansas McNeese State Louisiana Tech New Orleans Stephen F. Austin Northwestern State

4/24/93 5/1/10 5/1/10 5/1/10 4/25/98 4/28/92 4/10/08 4/27/91 5/1/10 4/24/93 4/10/08 5/1/10

Texas-Arlington

4/16/11

Louisiana Tech Northwestern State Sam Houston State Unattached McNeese State Northwestern State Northwestern State NY Athletics Club Unattached

4/23/00 4/23/00 4/14/07 4/25/98 4/24/93 4/16/11 5/1/2010 4/16/11 4/25/09

The Northwestern State track team competed on a cinder oval in old Demon (Football) Stadium until the early 1970s, when the stadium underwent major renovations. A new facility exclusively for track and field was constructed adjacent to the football stadium and opened in 1977. The track was resurfaced in 1987 and 1995, but drainage problems near the third turn resulted in damage that prevented its use for home meets from 2002-06, although NSU was able to train at the track for all but one fall. The facility underwent a redesign, relocating some event venues and enhancing others, with installation of a world-class track, and reopened for competition for the 2007 season. The complex is named after legendary NSU athlete and coach Walter Ledet. Ledet was the first All-American athlete in the history of Northwestern State University, making the All-American football team in 1938. After his graduation, he became an assistant football and track coach, then was named the head track coach in 1952 and built a program which dominated the state for more than a decade. He guided the Demons to five straight Gulf States Conference chamionships from 1953-57. He retired as track coach in 1964. He was among the inaugural class of inductees for the Graduate ‘N’ Club Hall of Fame and was elected to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in 1995. He was also selected as a member of the NSU Top 100 Football Players of the Century in 2006.

(Angela Kotun, Shamaigun VanBuren, Constance Seibles, Anna Forest)

4x400 Meter Relay: 3:43.21 (Smith, Cubertson, Baldwin, Turner) High Jump: 5-10.50 Avanna Walker 5-10.50 Jacqueline Canton Pole Vault: 13-3 Jennie Sewell Long Jump: 21-8.25 Marita Hunt Triple Jump: 41-10.50 Natasha Barber Shot Put: 53-10.50 Trecey Rew Discus: 173-10 Trecey Rew Hammer: 208-06 Cristal Kostiew Javelin: 170-10 Samantha Ford

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Marking the 25th anniversary of Northwestern State’s 1981 NCAA 4x100 meter relay victory, coach Jerry Dyes and the four All-American sprinters on the fabled team were enshrined on Oct. 28, 2006 in the Graduate N Club Hall of Fame, the highest honor Northwestern affords its former athletes and coaches. Pictured, left to right, are Dyes, Mark Duper, Victor Oatis, Carolyn Delaney, widow of Joe Delaney, and Mario Johnson. In the 1981 race, the Demons were an obvious crowd favorite, lining up against Georgia, Tennessee, Arizona State, San Jose State, Florida State, Arizona, Oklahoma State and Baylor in the final.

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NSU Records • NSU Records • NSU Records Event 100 Meters 200 Meters 400 Meters 800 Meters 1500 Meters 5000 Meters 10,000 Meters 3000 Steeple 110 Hurdles 400 Hurdles Event Javelin-Old Javelin-New Long Jump Triple Jump High Jump Pole Vault Shot Put Hammer Discus Decathalon Event 4x100 Metters 4x200 Meters 4x400 Meters 4x800 Meters Sprint Medley Distance Medley

Demon Records Running Events Athlete Mark/Time Justin Walker 10.13 Ronnie Powell 10.13 Justin Walker 20.49 Andrei Moore 45.9 Leo Gaston 1:49.24 Billy Green 3:46.45 Paul Trueman 14:21.4 Frank Trammel 29:10.0 Randy Moore 8:52.0 Joe Rhyans 13.86 Chad Leath 50.53 Field Events Athlete Mark/Time Steve Stockton 271-10 Latrell Frederick 261-3 Kenta Bell 26-4.25 Lewellyn Starks 26-4.25 Jarrot Handy 26-4.25 LaMark Carter 55-2.75 Brian Brown 7-8 John Barrier 16-8.5 John Campbell 65-8.75 Daniel Yarbrough 187-5 Allen Smith 180-8 Rick Schweitzer 7653 Relays Athlete Mark/Time M. Johnson, E Washington, 39.03 R. Brown, M. Duper M. Johnson, E Washington, 1:22.08 P. McGlory, M. Duper M. Pitre, D. Pittman, 3:06.89 J. Wolfe, T. Gaston R. Robinson, B. Green, 7:20.70 V. Bradford, W. Bonner M. Brown, R. Hardwell 3:17.07 A. Moore, L. Gaston C. Dizgrazia, L. Gaston 9:57.2 F. Trammel, A. Moore

Lady Demon Records Running Events Athlete Mark/Time Event 100 Meters Camille Pouncy 11.41 200 Meters Constance Seibles 23.67 400 Meters Shekerah Kyles 54.97 800 Meters Christal Traylor 2:11.38 1500 Meters Christal Traylor 4:40.61 3000 Meters Maryalyce Walsh 10:22.16 3000m Steeplechase Allison Fontenot 11:55.56 5000 Meters Maryalyce Walsh 17:45.46 10,000 Meters Maryalyce Walsh 37:05.93 100 Hurdles Brittany Littlejohn 13.13 400 Hurdles Consuela Lindsay 1:01.36 Event Javelin Long Jump Triple Jump High Jump Pole Vault Shot Put Hammer Discus Weight (Indoor) Heptathlon

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Field Events Athlete Regina Roe Stephanie Sowell Stephanie Sowell Jacqueline Canton Haley Blount Trecey Rew DeJon Griffin Trecey Rew Trecey Rew Yetta James

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Mark/Time 166-9 20-10.5 43-1 5-11.25 11-6.25 54-11.5 183-7 192-04 57-9.75 5306 Twitter: @NSUDemons

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Event Athlete Mark/Time Year Kotun, VanBuren,Seibles,Forest 45.25 2010 Year 4x100 Metters Griffin, Kotun, Seibles, Lindsay 1:37.07 2011 2010 4x200 Meters Griffin, Warren, Perkins, Lindsay 3:40.71 3/26/11 1988 4x400 Meters C. Davison, J. Norris, 3:41.67 1998 2010 4x800 Meters V. Bradford, W. Bonner 1976 Kotun, Seibles, Nowak, Warren 3:58.75 4/6/11 1976 Sprint Medley C. Davison, D. Landry, 12:31.57 1995 1981 Distance Medley D. Schaeffer, M. Walsh 1969 1976 Walter P. Ledet Complex Records 1976 Men 1976 Event Athlete (School) Mark/Time Year 2008 100 Meters Justin Walker (NSU) 10.13 5/1/10

200 Meters 400 Meters 800 Meters 1500 Meters 3000 Meters 3000 Steeple 5000 Meters 10,000 Meters 110 Hurdles 400 Hurdles Javelin Long Jump Triple Jump High Jump Pole Vault Year Shot Put 1982 Hammer Discus 1980 Decathalon 4x100 Meters 2003 4x200 Meters 4x400 Meters 1981 4x800 Meters Sprint Medley 1976 Distance Medley Year 1983 2001 1999 1987 1980 1993 1990 1976 1982 2009 1996 1982

1975

Year 2002 2010 1998 1998 1998 1995 2011 1995 1995 2003 2011 Year 1999 2003,04 2003 2001 2006 2010 2009 2011 2011 1988

Ronnie Powell (NSU)

10.13

4/25/98

Northwestern State

1:23.90

5/10/84

3:22.49

3/7/90

Year 5/18/96 5/1/10 5/15/00 5/15/00 5/18/96 5/18/96 5/14/00 4/14/07 5/15/00 5/16/96 5/1/10 5/15/00 5/17/08 4/25/09 3/8/86

Elston Cawley (UTA) Leonard Byrd (UTSA) Bill Jones (UTA) Russell Mangum (ULM) Jordan Neil (McNeese) Frank Montevallo (Lamar) John Sharp (Oklahoma State) Randy Arias (Texas State) Kevin Ellis (SFA) McClinton Neal (UTA) Breaux Greer (ULM) Andre Ester (ULM) Kenta Bell (Unattached) Brian Brown (Southern Cal Cheetahs) Russ Butler (Asics) Frank Cate (La. Tech) Adonson Shallow (SLU) Jason Morgan (Unattached) Mario Sategna (Unattached) Louisiana Tech Louisiana-Lafayette Louisiana-Monroe

20.37 44.88 1:49.49 3:47.89 8:37.58 8:53.60 14:19.98 31:13.64 13.68 50.25 255-1 26-7 56-6.75 7-6 18-4.75 65-3.75 222-01 200-00 7920 39.34 3:07.17 7:30.25

Northwestern State

Louisiana-Lafayette

9:53.80

Women

Event 100 Meters 200 Meters 400 Meters 800 Meters 1500 Meters 3000 Meters 3000 Steeple 5000 Meters 10,000 Meters 100 Hurdles 400 Hurdles Javelin Long Jump Triple Jump

Athlete (School) Tameka Roberts (UTSA) Quanisha Sales (La. Tech) Christine Amertil (SLU) Christine Amertil (SLU) Janice Turner (Texas State) Janice Turner (Texas State) Sita Waru (McNeese) Amanda King (Lamar) Sita Waru (McNeese) Stacy Poole (UTSA) Antoninette Cobb (La. Tech) Yamelis Ortiz (Lamar) Samantha Ford (Unattached) Marita Hunt (Unattached) Cheryl Henry (ULM)

Mark/Time 11.32 23.12 23.12 52.77 2:08.60 4:33.38 9:46.38 10:34.81 17:24.78 35:49.08 13.27 58.17 175-10 21-8.25 42-0

Pole Vault

Jennie Sewell (Sam Houston)

13-3

High Jump

Jacqueline Canton (NSU)

5-11.25

5/15/00 5/18/96 4/30/85 5/17/86 3/15/08 3/8/80 3/15/80 5/13/00 5/18/96 4/30/88 3/10/97 5/11/88 4/28/00 4/27/96 5/27/08 3/8/86 5/1/10 5/1/10 5/11/97 5/11/88 5/11/88 3/14/81 3/14/81

4/27/01

4/14/07

Shot Put

Trecey Rew (NSU)

53-10.50

4/16/11

Discus

Trecey Rew (NSU)

173-10

5/1/10

45.25 1:23.90

5/16/10 5/10/84

Hammer

Heptathlon

Cristal Kostiew (NY Athletics Club) Jennifer Hoppe (SFA)

4x100 Meters Northwestern State 4x200 Meters Northwestern State

4x400 Meters 4x800 Meters Sprint Medley Distance Medley

Grambling Stephen F. Austin Stephen F. Austin Louisiana-Monroe

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208-06 5288

3:40.28 9:35.02 1:46.07 12:18.33

4/16/11

5/14/00

3/8/86 3/10/93 3/10/93 3/11/92

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2012 NSU Track & Field Media Guide  

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