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MEDIA INDEX 1Media [THE INTRODUCTION] Index______________________ 1 Media Information________________2-3 Dr. Jack Hawkins, Chancellor_________ 4 John Hartwell, Athletics Director______ 5

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[the staff]

Jill Lancaster, Director_____________6-7 Shawn Williams, Assistant Coach______ 8 Jeff Jenkins, Assistant Coach_________ 9 Mark Lukasko, Assistant Coach_______ 9 Chris Best, Assistant Coach_________ 10 Bob Lambert, Volunteer Assistant____ 10

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[THE team]

[GENERAL INFORMATION] Location: Troy, Alabama Founded: 1887 Enrollment: 30,564 Nickname: Trojans School Colors: Cardinal, Silver and Black Affiliation: NCAA Division I Conference: Sun Belt Track: Jesse H.. Colley Track Complex Chancellor: Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. (Montevallo, ‘70) Athletics Director: John Hartwell (The Citadel, ‘87) Faculty Represenative: Dr. Fred Green (Fla. State, ‘95) Associate AD/SWA: Sandy Atkins (Troy, ‘95) Athletics Department Phone: (334) 670-3480 Ticket Office Phone: 1-877-878-9467 (toll free) Web Site: www.TroyTrojans.com

2012 Cross Country Results_________ Men’s Outdoor Records____________ Women’s Outdoor Records_________ Men’s and Women’s Relay Records___ National Honors__________________

Troy University is a public institution comprised of a network of campuses throughout Alabama and worldwide. International in scope, Troy University provides a variety of educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels for a diverse student body in traditional, nontraditional and emerging electronic formats. Academic programs are supported by a variety of student services which promote the welfare of the individual student. Troy University’s dedicated faculty and staff promote discovery and exploration of knowledge and its application to life-long success through effective teaching, service, creative partnerships, scholarship and research.

TROY athletics MISSION STATEMENT

Assistant Coach: Shawn Williams Assistant Coach: Jeff Jenkins Assistant Coach: Mark Lukasko Assitant Coach: Chris Best

The Troy University Athletics Department is an integral part of the University. Its mission is to assure a balance between the desire to win and the desire to facilitate positive growth of student-athletes. The Athletics Department will strive to graduate student-athletes who will make significant contributions to society, view their experience in athletics as rewarding and who will be proud alumni and advocates of the University.

[MEDIA RELATIONS]

credits

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2012-13 Rosters__________________ 11 Female Student-Athletes_________13-26 Head Coach: Jill Lancaster (sixth season) Male Student-Athletes___________27-38 Volunteer Assistant Coach: Bob Lambert

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TROY UNIVERSITY MISSION STATEMENT

39 40 41 42 Director of Media Relations: Adam Prendergast 43 O: (334) 670-3284 C: (318) 953-4234 E: aprendergast@troy.edu Track and Field Contact: Brynna Waters C: (334) 706-518-3384 E: bwaters11434@troy.edu Office Phone: (334) 670-5655 Office Fax: (334) 670-5665

2012-13 track and field schedule INDOOR MEET SCHEDULE January 10-11 UAB Invitational January 25 Arkansas State Invitational February 2 MTSU Invitational February 9 Samford Multi & Invitational February 24-25 Sun Belt Championships March 1 NCAA Indoor Championships OUTDOOR MEET SCHEDULE March 6 Jaguar Opener March 14-16 Shamrock Invitational March 22-23 Alabama Relays March 30 Jaguar Invitational April 5-6 Tiger Track Classic April 12-13 Georgia Spec Town Relays April 19-20 War Eagle Invitational April 27 Coach O Invitational May 10-12 Sun Belt Championships May 23-25 NCAA First Round June 5-8 NCAA Outdoor Championships

The 2012-13 Troy University Track and Field Media Guide is a publication of the Athletics Media Relations Office.

EDITOR

Tyler Pigg, Student Assistant

LAYOUT & GRAPHIC DESIGN Tyler Pigg, Student Assistant Joe St. Pierre

EDITORIAL WORK

Brynna Waters, Student Assistant, Joe St. Pierre

EDITORIAL ASSISTANCE

Adam Prendergast, Matt Mays, and the Troy University track and field office.

RESEARCH

Brynna Waters, Jill Lancaster, Chip Brundage, Charles Oliver, John Anderson, Brandon Lee, Joe St. Pierre

PHOTOGRAPHY

Kevin Glackmeyer, Tony Brown and Cass Davis

COVER DESIGN

Tyler Pigg, Student Assistant

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Media Information MEDIA GUIDE INFORMATION

Thank you for your interest in Troy Trojans track and field. The 2012-13 Troy Track and Field Media Guide has been compiled to assist the media in their coverage of the Trojans. We hope that most questions will be answered within the pages of this guide. If additional information or assistance is required, please contact Student Assistant Brynna Waters or any other member of the Troy Athletic Media Relations staff. We appreciate your coverage of Troy Track and Field and look forward to working with you this season.

Covering The Trojans

Practices • Troy’s practices are OPEN to the media. Weekly Interviews • Head coach Jill Lancaster and Troy athletes will be made available for interviews in person or by telephone on a regular basis during the season, at times to be announced. • All interviews with Troy studentathletes must be coordinated through the Athletic Media Relations Office and requested with 24 hours advance notice. • Telephone interviews will be fulfilled at a time that does not interfere with the student-athlete’s academic or practice schedule. • Please direct all interview requests to Track and Field/Cross Country Contact Brynna Waters at (334) 670-5655 or bwaters11434@troy.edu.

Media Credentials

Guidelines • All requests for working media, radio, television or photo credential requests should be made in writing by sports editors or sports directors of accredited media outlets on company letterhead. All requests should be made as early as possible and should be limited to working media only. • Requests made within 24 hours of the game may not be considered. • All credential requests should be sent via e-mail to Brynna Waters, Student Assistant, at bwaters11434@troy.edu • Requests are honored from sports editors of daily and national newspapers and sports directors of television and radio stations. • Credentials will be available for day-of-game pickup at the track complex’s media will call table (media entrance inside main entrance of J.O. Colley Track).

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Credentials are non-transferable and use by anyone other than working media is unauthorized. Credentials used in an unauthorized manner will be revoked immediately. Media allowing unauthorized individuals use of credentials will have credentials revoked for the remainder of the season. All credentials are the property of the Troy Athletic Department and must be returned upon request. Requests from individuals not employed by a media outlet will not be considered.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Regulations • Troy follows NCAA and Sun Belt Conference rules regarding media represenatives photographing games. • Only properly credentialed photographers will be allowed in the designated photo areas at J. O. Colley Track as specified by the NCAA and Sun Belt Conference. • NO photographers will be permitted to shoot from inside the lines. All photographers must remain in J.O. Colley’s designated photo areas. • Photo credentials are subject to revocation by the Troy Athletic Media Relations Office at any time.

Post-Game Policy • The Troy locker room is closed to the media. Coach Lancaster and player interviews will be conducted in Troy’s Media Center following the NCAA 10-minute cooling off period.

Web sites and new media

Regulations • Web-based media sponsoring “message boards” or “chat rooms” that allow posting of anonymous information or rumors are ineligible for credentials or access to Troy media functions. If a news-gathering medium has an online site that sponsors anonymous forums, they may continue to request credentials under their traditional medium (newspaper, magazine, radio or television), but will not be granted additional passes or access for online staff. • Any online service that places emphasis on the recruitment of potential student-athletes will not qualify for credentials. • Live, real-time updates of Troy home games are the property of Troy and no unauthorized transmission is allowed.

Game Day

Media Services • Statistics, game notes, media guides, wireless internet and work space are available in Troy’s Media Center for use before and after the game.

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Media Information Troy University Athletics Media Relations Office: 334-670-3229 Fax: (334) 670-5665 Mailing & Overnight Address: Tine W. Davis Field House 5000 George Wallace Drive Troy, AL 36082 Web Site: www.TroyTrojans.com Twitter: @TroyAthletics Director, Athletics Media Relations: Adam Prendergast Football, Baseball Alma Mater: Auburn, 2002 Office: (334) 670-3832 Cell: (334) 372-7032 E-Mail: aprendergast@troy.edu Twitter: @aprende_TROY Asst. Director, Athletics Media Relations: Matt Mays Volleyball, Women’s Basketball, Publications Alma Mater: Troy, 2009 Office: (334) 670-5655 Cell: (985) 264-5185 E-Mail: mtmays@troy.edu Twitter: @MattMays_Troy Graduate Assistant: Joe St. Pierre Soccer, Men’s Basketball, Secondary Track & Field Alma Mater: RIT, 2011 Office: (334) 670-5654 Cell: (603) 475-8548 E-Mail:jst.pierre@troy.edu Twitter: JSTP_Troy

Adam Prendergast Director Athletics Media Relations

Joe St. Pierre

Matt Mays

Assistant Director Athletics Media Relations

Tyler Pigg

Graduate Assistant Athletics Media Relations

Student Assistant Athletics Media Relations

Brandon Lee

Brynna Waters

Student Assistant: Tyler Pigg Secondary Football, Softball Office: (334) 670-5655 Cell: (334) 444-1296 E-Mail: tpigg65179@troy.edu Twitter: @TylerPigg_TROY Student Assistant: Brandon Lee Secondary Football, Rodeo, Golf Office: (334) 670-5655 Cell: (334) 472-2325 E-Mail: blee64939@troy.edu Student Assistant: Brynna Waters Cross Country, Track & Field Cell: (334) 726-2201 E-Mail: bwaters11434@troy.edu

Student Assistant Athletics Media Relations

Student Assistant Athletics Media Relations

Other Student Assistants: Edward Bailey, Rick Dahrens, Dan Ensey, Andrew Malloy, Melanie Newman, Tyler Parker, Jimmy Phillips, Anton Zimanek

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DR. JAck Hawkins, Jr.

TROY has attracted record numbers of students from other nations and established more than 60 teaching sites around the world. During his tenure, academic standards for admission have been increased, new degree programs were established in all academic colleges, and intercollegiate athletics joined the highest level of NCAA competition. Hawkins’ professional background includes his service as an assistant dean at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (1971-1979) and as president of the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind in Talladega (1979-1989).

University Chancellor 24th year University of Montevallo, ‘70

Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., a native of Mobile, Alabama, was named Chancellor of Troy University Sept. 1, 1989. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Montevallo and his doctorate from the University of Alabama. Upon completion of his bachelor’s degree in 1967, Hawkins was commissioned a lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps and served as a platoon leader during the Vietnam War. For his combat duty, he received the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart and a citation from the Korean Marine Corps. Hawkins has overseen an era of change and growth at TROY, as worldwide enrollment has more than doubled from 14,000 in 1989 to approximately 30,000 today. He led the merger of the worldwide Troy State University System into the unified Troy University, an initiative called “One Great University.” More than $200 million has been invested in capital improvements by the Hawkins Administration, including new academic buildings on all four of TROY’s Alabama campuses. Chancellor Hawkins served as the catalyst for the University’s evolution to an international institution, as

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In 1985, he was honored by the University of Montevallo as Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, and was the recipient of the 2003 AllAmerican Football Foundation’s “Top College President” Award. In 2005 he was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Murphy High School in Mobile, Alabama. In 2007 he was recognized as the “Alabama Citizen of the Year” by the Alabama Broadcasters Association. `Three buildings have been named in his honor: the “Jack and Janice Hawkins Chapel” at the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind, the “Hawkins-AdamsLong Hall of Honor” and “Jack Hawkins, Jr. Hall” which serves the College of Education of Troy University. Hawkins was profiled as part of two books published in 2004: “Above and Beyond: Former Marines Conquer the Civilian World” by Rudy Socha and Carolyn Darrow and “The Entrepreneurial College President” by James L. Fisher and James V. Koch.

Colleges and Universities (AASCU), as Chairman of the Council of University Presidents in Alabama (1999-2001) and as President of the Southland Football League. He has also served as a trustee of Talladega College, the Helen Keller Eye Research Foundation, and the American Foundation for the Blind. He is a member of the Troy Rotary Club. Dr. Hawkins’ family includes his wife, Janice, and daughters Katie and Kelly. Katie is married to Capt. Dan Beall of the United States Air Force and the couple has one son, Noah. Dr. and Mrs. Hawkins are members of the First Baptist Church of Troy.

Hawkins serves on the board of directors of the Business Council of Alabama, Better Business Bureau of Central Alabama, and Troy Bank and Trust Company. He is chairman of the Governor’s Committee on Employment of the Disabled, and the Air University Board of Visitors at Maxwell Air Force Base. He also serves as chairman of the Southern Association Colleges and Schools (SACS) Board of Directors, President of the Sun Belt Conference Executive Committee, and as a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Birmingham Branch Board of Directors. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Association of State

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JOHN HARTWELL “I can’t tell you how proud and excited that both myself and my family are to be members of the Trojan Family,” Hartwell said upon being introduced. “That’s one of the things that I have noticed in a very short time, that it truly is a family, and we are so excited and so glad to be a part of that and we look forward to big things to come in the future for Troy Athletics.” Hartwell joins an athletics department that recently saw a record 218 studentathletes earn 3.0 GPAs in the Fall 2011 semester, and he stressed the importance of that feat at his press conference.

Director of Athletics First year The Citadel, ‘87 As a new chapter begins in the legacy of Troy Athletics, John Hartwell brings experience, energy and a strong vision as the new director of athletics at Troy University. Hartwell is in his first year as the director of athletics at Troy University after taking over on Oct. 1, 2012. Hartwell was formally introduced in a press conference on Sept. 14, 2012. “Today’s announcement culminates a process that was an exciting process that saw an applicant pool the depth of which we’ve not seen,” Troy Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., said at the press conference. “We had more than 65 applicants or nominees for this position. We had 25 sitting AD’s at the Division I level or senior associate AD’s. “I think that reflects how far this athletics program has come; to have that much interest across this nation is encouraging. Today’s appointment truly is about the future of Trojan Athletics.” Hartwell, 47, came to Troy following nine years at the University of Mississippi where he was the senior executive associate athletics director, serving as the number two administrator in athletics.

“At the end of the day, our vision is a constant commitment to a maximum effort for three things,” Hartwell said. “Academic excellence, positive social development and winning championships.” Hartwell served as the treasurer and chief operating officer of the University of Mississippi Athletic Association Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization that generates over $17 million annually for the Ole Miss Athletics Department through priority seating and major gifts. He was responsible for the day-to-day administrative oversight of the football, men’s basketball and baseball programs, along with sport oversight of the softball and men’s and women’s track & field and cross country programs. Hartwell also oversaw the Rebels’ business office, ticket office, equipment room, merchandise sales, concessions and football scheduling. Hartwell has scheduled several marquee football games for the Rebels including a home-and-home series with Texas beginning this season. Hartwell managed the growth of the Ole Miss athletic budget from $26 million in the 2003 fiscal year to over $47 million in the 2012 fiscal year. He also chaired the search to hire men’s basketball head coach Andy Kennedy in 2006. He was heavily involved in negotiations that increased revenues with contracts for apparel and footwear (Nike), merchandise sales (Sports Avenue/LIDS), concessions (Centerplate), wireless provider (C Spire) and video boards (Daktronics). He

served on the Southeastern Conference Ticket Committee and was a leader of the annual SEC Chief Financial Officer’s Forum. A 1987 graduate of The Citadel, Hartwell spent four plus years as a certified public accountant with Ernst & Young before returning to his alma mater to serve as the director of internal audit in 1991. In his three years working at The Citadel, Hartwell also was the basketball color commentator for the Citadel Network. From 1994 to 1997 he was in private business as the chief financial officer for a $36 million beverage distributor on the South Carolina coast. Hartwell’s direct experience in athletics administration began as the assistant athletic director for business at Georgia State in 1997. He was promoted to associate athletic director for internal affairs in 1999, and his responsibilities expanded to include sport supervision for baseball, men’s & women’s golf and men’s & women’s track & field and cross country. He also had oversight over the Panthers’ athletic facilities and game management in addition to his previous responsibilities of all financial aspects of the department. He also was the color analyst for men’s basketball on the Georgia State Radio Network for the first three years he was at GSU. While at Georgia State, Hartwell earned a master’s degree in sports administration. Athletics has always been a big part of Hartwell’s life, starting in high school where he was an all-state basketball selection at UMS-Wright in Mobile, Ala. The 6-foot-7 forward played alongside current North Carolina State head coach Mark Gottfried in high school. Hartwell went on to play collegiately at The Citadel, where he was a three-year starter, a four-year letterman and captain of the team as a senior in 1987. Current Tulane head coach Ed Conroy was a collegiate teammate of Hartwell’s. Hartwell is married to Dr. Heather Seale Hartwell, and they have two daughters Lauren, who is 3 years old, and Madison who was born on May 28. Hartwell also has a 20-year old son, Hunter, who is a junior at Vanderbilt.

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Jill Lancaster

DIRECTOR OF TRACK AND FIELD Sixth Year • Eighth Year overall

COACHING EXPERIENCE University of Oklahoma Assistant Coach 1983-86 University of Kansas Assistant Women’s Coach 1986-87 University of Toledo Head Women’s Coach 1988-93 Kansas State University Assistant Coach 1993-97 University of Oklahoma Co-Head Coach 1997-2005 Troy University Women’s Head Coach 2005-07 Troy University Head Coach 2007-pres.

ATHLETIC CAREER University of Oklahoma 1978-81 Three time All-American School record holder in the 400-meter hurdles Part of school record holding indoor mile relay team

COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS 28 Conference Champions 72 All-America selections 50 NCAA First Round qualifiers 2 Olympic Trials qualifiers at Troy 9 Academic All-America Teams 6 Academic All-Americans Coached the 2001 NCAA Woman of the Year for the state of Oklahoma (Janel Hayes) NCAA Woman of the Year Toledo, 1992 (Shantel Ransom)

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Jill Lancaster begins her eighth season overall at Troy University, and sixth as the Director of Track and Field/Cross Country, after spending a pair of seasons as the assistant coach on the Trojans staff. Lancaster, who took over the reins prior to the 20072008 season, oversees the direction of both the men’s and women’s programs, while concentrating her efforts with the Trojan sprints, hurdles, jumps, relays and combined event athletes. During her time at Troy, Lancaster has seen nothing but success for the track and field program. She has coached two Olympic Trials qualifiers in the 100, 200 and long jump and one USA team representative who medaled at the NACA Championships in the 100 and the 4x 100 relay. In addition she has had numerous USA Junior/Senior National Qualifiers. She has coached six individuals who have qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. In 2012, The Trojans sent seven athletes to the NCAA First Round, led by Martins Pildavs. Pildavs placed second at the Sun Belt Championships and seventh at the NCAA First Round, on his way to second team All-America honors at the NCAA Championships. Larry Henry won the high jump at the Sun Belt Championships and represented the Trojans well at the NCAA First Round. The men finished fourth overall at the Sun Belt Championships, their second highest finish since joining the conference. In 2011, she produced two All-Americans for track and field, Leander McKenzie in the 110 High Hurdles and Lamontrey Stamper in the Long Jump. Three different student-athletes have met the NCAA Indoor qualifying marks under her guidance. The list of accomplishments is long for Lancaster and the Trojans, and continues to grow each day. Over the last four years, the Trojans have participated in 48 events at the NCAA Regional meet. Since Lancaster joined the program in 2006, the Trojans have been represented at Regional competition in horizontal jumps, hurdles and the 4x100-meter relay each year. Basketball standout, O’Darien Bassett was the first athlete in school history to win a NCAA First Round Championship and went undefeated in the 2008 season until he reached the NCAA National Championships. The Trojans have claimed 17 Sun Belt conference championships titles in the past four seasons. Lancaster has seen the list of record holders at the university grow under her watch, as 46 different school records have fallen since she has been at the helm. In 2010 Lancaster coached nine student-athletes to the NCAA First Round and NCAA National Qualifiers. Lamontrey Stamper and Leander McKenzie were named AllAmericans. After a stellar season, sprinter Ja-Courtney Alexander was named Freshman of the Year in both the indoor and outdoor Sun Belt Championships. Tiphanie Baker was named Athlete of the Meet at the outdoor championships. The Trojan men were well represented in the 100-meters at the NCAA First Round, with the most competitors in that event in a regional meet behind only Texas Christian University in the west. The high hurdles continued to be a dominant event for the Trojans as Naquita Rowe, Latoya Ragland and Leander McKenzie repeated their NCAA First Round qualifying performances. The women’s program tied its best finish at both indoor and outdoor conference meets in 2010, with individual titles in the high jump, discus, hammer and 4x400 relay. The men added championship titles in the 4x100 relay and 110 meter hurdles. Under the guidance of Lancaster, the team has enjoyed tremendous success in the classroom. The women’s cross country team is consistently near the top in the conference and region in GPA, most recently earning Academic All-America status in 2012. The men’s cross country team earned its first NCAA Division I Academic All-America team honor in 2010, while the women’s track and field team won its first in 2009. Lancaster has seen the first track and field student-athlete earn scholar-athlete status at the Division I level, in Burke Leonce, who received his first honor in 2009 and repeated the following season. He was not alone, as freshman javelin school record holder Lizzie Clough joined him in receiving the prestigious honor for academic and athletic performance at the NCAA Championship level. The last Trojan runner to receive an individual NCAA Academic All-American honor was cross country runner Michael Green, who is now a professor at Troy. The Trojans earned two additional academic recognitions during the senior banquet for maintaining the highest GPA of any student athlete at the university. Burke Leonce received the Clements Award and Kelly Harrington was presented the Sorrell Award. In addition, the men’s team GPA was recognized as carrying the highest GPA of

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any Troy athletic team and received the Fred B. Davis Award. The 2009 season was a success for the Trojans as three Sun Belt Conference records were broken and four individual conference championships were won. Tiphanie Baker was named Athlete of the Meet at the Outdoor Sun Belt Conference Championship. Leander McKenzie, Tiphanie Baker and Agata Cichoszewska went to the NCAA National Championships, where they performed well. Baker had the eighth best throw at the meet in discus. In 2008, 13 Trojans qualified for the NCAA First Round and two went on to the NCAA National meet. O’Darian Basset continued his success from the year before as he went on to win the long jump at the First Round and competed at the NCAA Nationals. Tawanna Meadows had another good year, as she was named Athlete of the Meet at both indoor and outdoor conference championships. Meadows would go on represent the Trojans at the NACAC Championships on Team USA, where she won a gold medal in the 4x100-meter relay and a silver medal in the 100-meters, a first for a USA athlete. Lancaster’s first season as head coach, 2007, was a building block for the following year’s success, as Bassett went to the NCAA National Championship and was named Athlete of the Meet at the Sun Belt Championship. Tawanna Meadows would also go to the NCAA National meet to represent the Trojans in the 100-meters. Before coming to Troy, Lancaster was the co-head track and field coach at her alma mater, the University of Oklahoma, for eight years. At Oklahoma, Lancaster worked mainly with the horizontal jumps and combined events, and played a key role in recruiting. During her tenure as co-head coach, the program produced 69 NCAA Division I-A All-Americans. In 2004, she and co-head coach Rodney Price led the Sooner women’s team to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Midwest Region, an all-time best for the women’s program. Lancaster coached the NCAA Oklahoma Woman of the Year in long jump, All-American Janel Hayes, in 2001, while also coaching NCAA All-American Decathlete Justin Conkling. Before joining the coaching staff at Oklahoma, Lancaster was at Kansas State University as an assistant coach for four years. While at Kansas State, she worked with the sprinters, hurdlers and jumpers. Lancaster was also in charge of recruiting and helped bring one of the largest recruiting classes in school history on to campus in Manhattan. Prior to coaching at Kansas State, Lancaster made three other stops in her career. She began her coaching career at the University of Oklahoma in 1983, and stayed with the Sooners for four years before moving on to Big 12 rival Kansas in 1986. After coaching at Kansas until 1987, Lancaster spent the next six seasons as the head women’s coach at the University of Toledo, her first experience as a head coach at the NCAA Division I level. During her stay at Toledo, Lancaster coached another Olympic Trials Qualifier in Candy Campbell in the long jump. Lancaster was twice named as the Mid-American Coach of the Year during her tenure at Toledo, and coached United States team member Shantel Ransom - who was named NCAA Ohio Woman of the Year. Before her coaching career began, Lancaster was a collegiate athlete at the University of Oklahoma. As a student-athlete, Lancaster was a three-time AIAW Division I-A All-American selection in the 600-meter dash, mile and two-mile relays. She was a member of the 1980 indoor mile relay team that held the Oklahoma school record (3:45.2). To this day she shares the school’s all-time outdoor record in the 400-meter hurdles (59.03). After her collegiate career ended, Lancaster was a member of four national combined event teams and placed 14th at the 1988 United States Olympic Trials in the Heptathlon. Most recently the Drake Relays named Lancaster as one of the Top 10 Female Athletes of the Century in 2009. Lancaster’s name can be found on the All-Century plaques on the newly renovated Drake Relays Stadium. Prior to that honor she was inducted into the Drake Relays Hall of Fame in 1988. She earned her first Drake Relays win in 1980 as a member of the Oklahoma Sooner 4x800-meter relay team, which took the victory in 8:40.93. She won five heptathlon titles at the Drake Relays, 1983-1985, 19881989. In 1985 she set the Drake Relays heptathlon record with a point total of 5,393.

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SHAWN WILLIAMS

ASSISTANT COACH, THROWS RECRUITING COORDINATOR Second Year

Shawn Williams is currently in his second season as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Troy University track and field teams. In his first season with the Trojans, Williams coached Martins Pildavs, the fifthranked javelin thrower in the nation, who went on to earn second team AllAmerican status at the NCAA National Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. Williams’s unit of throwers broke four school records in 2012, as well as the hammer throw record for the Sun Belt Conference. His group of throwers included five qualifiers for the NCAA First Round in Jacksonville, Fla., as well as 13 conference finalists. Williams came to Troy last season following stints at Bethune-Cookman University and Georgia Southern University. At BCU, Williams was responsible for the throwers and the pole vaulters. During his time with the Wildcats, his pole vaulters broke two conference records and four school records on their way to four conference championships. At Georgia Southern, Williams was responsible for recruiting, as well as the throwing program. He helped bring in several quality student-athletes to the program, eventually leading to several scorers at the conference meet. A Eugene, Ore., native, Williams is currently working on two master’s degrees, in higher education and science transformative leadership. He competed for the Ball State University track and field team from 2001 to 2002. Williams resides in Troy.

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Jeff Jenkins

ASSISTANT COACH HEAD CROSS COUNTRY COACH First Year

Jeff Jenkins is in his first season as the head men’s and women’s cross country coach and assistant track & field coach in charge of the distance and middle distance runners. Before joining the staff at Troy University, Jenkins was an intern with the Track & Field program at Auburn University. While at Auburn, Jenkins assisted in aspects ranging from meet management to performance analysis. Jenkins also brings a rich background of high school and club coaching where he has coached eight state champions, thirty-four school record holders, state championship MVPs, All-Region athletes, and four Junior Olympic qualifiers. Jenkins has a background in exercise physiology seminars ranging from the U.S. Olympic Committee International Altitude Training Symposium to the Nike Distance Summit as well as a Level II Endurance coaching certification from USA Track & Field. During his collegiate career at Huntingdon College, Jenkins earned four All-Conference selections, an All-Freshman team selection, an Individual Conference title, and a Male Conference Runner of The Year award all en route to three team conference cross country championships. Jenkins holds a Bachelor’s degree in Coaching Education from Huntingdon College and is currently completing his Master’s degree in Sport and Fitness Management-Exercise Science from Troy University. He attended Beauregard High School in Opelika, Ala. and is the oldest of three children; one sister and one brother, who is an accomplished junior distance runner.

MARK LUKasko ASSISTANT COACH JUMPS/SPRINTS Second Year

Mark Lukasko is in his second season as graduate assistant and assistant coach at Troy University. A USA Track and Field Level 2 Certified coach in jumps and combined events, Lukasko also focuses on sprints and hurdles for the Trojans. He serves as the meet director and meet manager for the annual Coach O cross country and track and field meets. Lukasko is also responsible for equipment management for the team. In his first season with the Trojans, Lukasko helped coach Hayley Watts, Troy’s first female pole vaulter to score at the Sun Belt Championships. Three Trojans qualified for the NCAA First Round and two were junior national qualifiers under his tutelage, while several others earned All-Sun Belt Conference accolades. Lukasko came to Troy after serving as assistant track and field coach at Pennsylvania State, the Behrend College during the 2010-11 season, where he helped develop an ECAC and a NCAA DIII qualifier in the long jump. He also served as a volunteer assistant with the program the prior season, coaching the horizontal jumps. Lukasko’s coaching background began in high school athletics, where he was an assistant at both Sharpsville Area and General McLane high schools. While at McLane, he focused on the horizontal jumps and the sprints, while coaching multiple PIAA State qualifiers. A collegiate athlete himself, Lukasko participated in a variety of events while attending Penn State Behrend, serving as the team captain during his senior season. Lukasko resides in Troy and is set to graduate in July with his Master’s degree in Sports and Fitness Management with a concentration in exercise science.

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chris best ASSISTANT COACH

SPRINTS/HURDLES

Assistant Recruiting Coordinator First Year Chris Best joins the Troy track and field staff as an assistant coach working with the sprints, hurdles, jumps, and multi event groups. During his first year with the Trojans, Best will also serve as assistant recruiting coordinator. Before joining the Trojans, Best was an assistant coach at Iowa Western Community College, a Division-I junior college located in Council Bluffs, Iowa. At Iowa Western CC, he was responsible for assisting with the recruiting efforts, media relations, and served as head strength and conditioning coach for all track and field event groups. Best was also responsible for coaching the hurdle, pole vault, and multi-event groups. In his first year, Iowa Western athletes produced four national finishers, seven national meet qualifers, and eight school records. While at Iowa Western, Best helped to recruit some of the top athletes in recent years. Best competed in track and field at Liberty University where he competed in the sprint events. During his career, Liberty won eight Big South Conference titles as well as an individual Big South Championship in the 4x400 relay. Best spent his last season as an intern/team manager for the coaching staff. His duties included recruiting assistance; practice management, facility management, and helping with home meet management. In 2011, Best earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis on Fitness from Liberty. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Sports and Fitness Management from Troy University. Best is also a USATF Level One certified coach as well as holding his USTFCCCA Technical Certification. Best is from Charlottesville, Va., where he competed in cross country and track and field at Albemarle High School.

Bob Lambert VOLUNTEER COACH Javelin

Bob Lambert retired as the Director of Track and Field/Cross Country as one of the most successful coaches in any sport at the university. Lambert was named Coach of the Year six different times, while seven of his athletes earned A-Sun Athlete of the Year awards. Last season, Lambert coached second team All-American and school record holder Martins Pildavs in the javelin. Pildavs broke the school record with a career-best throw of 75.60 meters. He won the Sun Belt Conference Championships Lambert coached over 150 men’s and over 80 women’s all-conference honorees, who also hold 13 A-Sun records. During his tenure, his teams won five men’s and one women’s track and field conference championships. The former coach graduated from the Air Force Academy, where set the school’s high jump and javelin record; while capturing the high jump at the Drake Relays. He also was a top-six finisher at the NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships in both the high jump and javelin.

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2012-13 Track and Field rosters MEN’S ROSTER

Student-Athlete Year Event Hometown Sam Ammons So. Distance Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. Nicolo’ Bolla Sr. Throws Caastelnovo, Italy Zack Calhoun So. Hurdles Mobile, Ala. Myles Charley Fr. Jumps Hoover, Ala. Thaddeus Curtis Jr. Hurdles Mobile, Ala. Jaron Davis R-Fr. Hurdles Mobile,Ala. Nathan Dobbs R-Fr. Hurdes Grayson, Ga. Zach Douglas Fr. Throws Cullman, Ala. Douglas Dyer So. Decathlon Frostproof, Fla. Garrett Eaise Fr. Sprints Pelham, Ala. Brandon Farish Fr. Jumps Alabaster, Ala. Neko Freeman Sr. Sprints Lawrenceville, Ga. Edward Hardy Fr. Sprints Lehigh Acres, Fla. Garric Hawkins So. Distance Gadsden, Ala. Larry Henry Sr. Jumps Hinesville, Ga. Lance Holley So. Sprints Tuscaloosa,Ala. Jordan Howard Fr. Sprints Monroeville, Ala. Mack Howell Sr. Throws Birmingham, Ala. Issac Jennings Fr. Jumps Sylacauga, Ala. Sam Johnson So. Decathlon Social Circle, Ga. Enock Kirui Sr. Distance Eldoret, Kenya Jordan Landburg Jr. Sprints Dallas, Texas Chaun Lynn So. Jumps Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. Eddie Lynn Sr. Throws Milton, Fla. Benjamin Martin So. Sprints Northport, Ala. Delonte’Martistee So. Jumps Bainbridge, Ga. Kemper Morton Jr. Distance Macon, Ga. Matt Muntifering Fr. Throws Auburn, Ala. Aaron Pacheco Fr. Distance Pittsburgh, Pa. Phillip Prichett Jr. Sprints Hoover , Ala. Serdarryen Pulliam Fr. Throws Dadeville, Ala. Cameron Sanchez Fr. Distance Crestview, Fla. Josh Williams Fr. Distance Winter Park, Fla.

WOMEN’S ROSTER

Student-Athlete Ja-Courtney Alexander Abby Barnett Christina Barrett Candyce Bell Robin Blackman Veronica Bryant Alexus Cobbs Lizzie Clough Tamara Curtis Haley Davies Luv Dean Ashley Evans Brynn Forsythe Ashley Hall Bree Handy Kendall Harris Adria Hill Aleeza Kempton Lacey Marcus Paige McMillan Karina Moore Julia Ostendorf Jasmine Patton Allison Paulson Morgan Paulson Anna Claire Scarlett Megan Schunuelle Kellen Shirey Tiffany Slater Jackie Smith Shayla Smith Nicole Studstill Sally Taunton Candice Vaughn Amiracle Watson Haley Watts Erin Woods Carley Wright

Year Event Hometown Sr. Sprints Whigham, Ga. Sr. Distance Jasper, Ala. Sr. Heptathlon Clandon, Jamaica Fr. Sprints Pelham, Ala. So. Distance Jay, Fla. Sr. Heptathlon Columbus, Ga. So. Jumps Ellenwood, Ga. Sr. Throws Mobile, Ala. Sr. Hurdles Orlando, Fla. Jr. Distance Auburn, Ala. R-Sr. Hurdles Union City, Ga. Sr. Throws Winter Springs, Fla. Sr. Throws Oakland, Fla. Sr. Sprints Luverne, Ala. Fr. Hurdles Fayetteville, Ga. So. Distance Birmingham, Ala. Jr. Hurdles Scottsboro, Ala. Fr. Sprints Santa Rosa, Fla. Fr. Hurdles Alabaster, Ala. So. Sprints Oakleaf, Texas Fr. Distance Ocean Springs, Miss. Fr. Distance Dillenburg, Germany Sr. Hurdles Town Creek, Ala. Sr. Distance Mobile, Ala. Sr. Distance Mobile, Ala. So. Distance Gurley, Ala. Jr. Throws Auburn. Ala. R-Fr. Throws Robertsdale, Ala. Jr. Sprints Columbus, Ga. Fr. Throws Spanish Fort, Ala. Sr. Throws Orlando, Fla. Sr. Throws Decatur, Ga. Jr. Distance Wetumpka, Ala. Sr. Sprints Madison, Ala. R-So. Sprints Mobile, Ala. So. Jumps Tallahassee, Fla. Fr. Jumps Hoover, Ala. Fr. Heptathlon Elmore, Ala.

COACHING STAFF

Director of Track and Field/Cross Country Jill Lancaster Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator (Throws) Shawn Williams Assistant Coach (Distance Coach) Jeff Jenkins Assistant Coach (Jumps/Sprints) Mark Lukasko Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator (Sprints/Hurdles) Chris Best Graduate Assistant (Administrative Assistant) Josh White Volunteer Assistant Coach Bob Lambert Team Manager Anastacia Limo

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2012-13 Student Athletes Ja-Courtney Alexander

ABBY BARNETT

Senior | Sprints Whigham, Ga. Cairo HS

Senior | Distance Jasper, Ala. Sumiton Christian

Junior Season: Competed in indoor and outdoor track…Participated in 100-meter, 200-meter, 400-meter and 800-meter…Member of 4x100-meter and 4x400meter relay teams…Won Coach “O” Invitational in the 400-meter setting a personal best of 54.35…Was named Sun Belt Athlete of the Week after Coach “O” Invitational…Recorded seasons best of 24.14 in the 200-meter…Ranked number one in the 400-meter, number two in the 60-and 200-meter, number five in the 55-meter and number six in the 800-meter on Troy’s All-Time Ranking List…Was named Captain of Track Jumps/Sprints for the 2012-13 Season…Member of Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll

Senior Season (Cross Country): Competed in three meets… Posted a season-best 5k time of 26:12.03 at the Coach O Invitational at Troy… Placed eighth on the team at the Troy Invitational and the Auburn Invitational, setting a 4k personal best.

Sophomore Season: Competed in Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor track ... Participated in 100-meters, 200-meters, 400-meters, 400-meters hurdles, 4x100meter relay and 4x400-meter relay ... Academic All-American ... Placed second in the 400-meters indoor with a time of 55.2 seconds breaking her record set during her freshman year ... Placed first at the Florida State Invitational and the Coach O Invitational in the 400-meters with a time of 54.7 seconds ... Is ranked second alltime at Troy in the 400-meters outdoor ... Twice-named Sun Belt Student-Athlete of the Week

Junior College: Competed in cross country for Bevill State Community College ... Participated in the 5K ... Was cross country conference individual champion in 2009 ... Was Cross country All-Conference team in 2009 and 2010 ... Named NJCAA Academic All--American in 2009 and 2010 ... Named All-Alabama Academic Team in 2011 ... Won Track & Field Service Award in 2011 ... Won 2011 Lea Plarski Award, given to the student-athletic who exemplifies sportsmanship, leadership, and community service excellence

Junior Season (Cross Country): Competed in five races for the Trojans…Set a time of 29:00 in the 6K Georgia State Invitational…Set a season best of 23:50.22 in a 5K at the FSU Invitational….Finished 28th at Coach “O” Invitational with a time of 25:15.24 Junior Season (Track): Competed in distance events for the Trojans

Personal: Full name is Abby Frances Barnett ... Born July 15, 1991 ... Daughter of Freshman Season: Participated in the 100-meters, 200-meters, 400-meters, Barry and Lisa Barnett ... Has one sister, Anna (23) ... Member of the National Honor 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay…Was runner-up at the Sun Belt Con- Society … Major physical and health education... Chancelor Scholarship recipient... ference Indoor Championships in the 400-meter with a personal best time of 56.11 President of the Kinesiology and Health Promotions Club. which broke the all-time Troy record in the event…Placed fifth at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships in the 200-meters which places her second all-time at Troy with a time of 24.26…Was a part of the 4x400-meters relay team that was runner-up at the Sun Belt Indoor Championship and is tied for the second on the all-time list at Troy…Is ranked second all-time at Troy in the 60-meters indoor…Was named Freshman of the Year in the indoor season…Was named to the Sun Belt All-Conference team during the indoor season…Member of the 4x400-meter relay that won the Coach “O” Invitational...Was a member of the 4x100 meter relay team that was runner-up at the Coach “O” Invitational…Recorded a personal best in 200-meters at a time of 24.11 at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic which placed her fifth all-time at Troy in the event…Was runner-up at the Sun Belt Championship in the 400-meters with a personal best time 55.05 which placed her second all-time at Troy…Member of the 4x400-meters relay team that won the Sun Belt Championship and is ranked fourth all-time at Troy…Member of the 4x100-meters team that came in fourth at the Sun Belt Championship and is ranked fourth all-time at Troy…Qualified for Junior Season: Competed in indoor and outdoor track for the Trojans…Participated the Junior USATF Nationals in 200-meters and 400-meters…Placed 14th overall in in heptathlon, pentathlon, high jump, javelin and shot put…Recorded personal best the 200-meters at Junior USATF Nationals…Was named Freshman of the Year in of 1.68 meters in the high jump during outdoor season…Recorded season best 40-8 outdoor track…Named to the Sun Belt All-Conference team in the outdoor season. ¾ feet in shot put…Recorded personal best of 124 feet in javelin…Set season High School: A three-year letterwinner at Cairo High School for coach Arthur An- best 3394 in indoor pentathlon…Set season best 5001 in heptathlon at Georgia derson ... Ran the 100-meters, 200-meters, 800-meters and was part of the 4x100- Relay…Finished seventh at indoor Sun Belt Championships in pentathlon…Finished meter relay team and the 4x400-meter relay team ... Ran a personal best of 12.00 fourth at Outdoor Sun Belt Championships in heptathlon…Ranked third in indoor seconds in the 100-meters ... Ran a personal best of 25.04 seconds in the 200-me- pentathlon, sixth in indoor high jump, second in outdoor heptathlon and is tied for ters during prep career ... Ran a personal best of 19:57 in the 5K during cross ninth in the outdoor high jump on Troy’s All-Time Ranking List. country season ... Also lettered four years in basketball ... Earned honorable mention all-region honors for basketball ... Also lettered in cross country ... During sopho- Junior College: Attended New Mexico Junior College under Coach Keith Bloukuill ... more season, helped team to fourth place finish at Georgia High School State Cross Won the team NJCAA Indoor Championship in the pentathlon... Also placed second Country state championship race ... Won the region championship in cross country in the high jump as a junior ... Won the region championship in cross country as a senior ... Holds the school record in the 5K with a time of 19:57 ... Earned the ‘Best Runner’ Award dur- High School: Participated in high jump, shot put and discus in high school ... Team Champions at the Boys & Girls Champs and Grace Kennedy Boys & Girls Central ing cross country season. Champs ... Also played netball and competed in the National Under 16. Personal: Full name is Ja-Courtney Sharlene Alexander ... Born August 6, 1991 ... Daughter of Bill Alexander and Teresa Brown ... Has two brothers, Darius Brown and Personal: Full name Christina D. Barrett…Born November 19, 1989…Daughter of Bill Alexander, and has one sister, La-toya Brown ... Named to Troy University 3.0 Pansy and Paul Barrett…Has four brothers ... Has two sisters. GPA Recognition List for fall 2009 ... Majoring in Nursing.

CHRISTINA BARRETT

Senior | Heptathlon Kingston, Jamaica Holmwood Technical

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veronica bryant

Freshman | Javelin Pelham, Ala Pelham H.S.

Senior | Heptathlon/Jumps Columbus, Ga. Hardaway HS

High School: Was a four year letter winner at Pelham High School…Competed in the 200-meters, 300-meters, 400-meters, 4x100 meter relay, 4x400 relay, shot put and long jump….Helped team win Shelby County Girls Championships in 2009 and 2012…Ran a personal best of 27.3 seconds in the 200-meters….Ran personal best of 1:03.28 in the 400-meter relay…Holds Pelham High School record for 4x100meter relay with a time of 50.08 seconds…Holds Pelham High School record in the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 4:03.26…Also competed with Alabama Heat Track Club team under Coach Jeff Jackson Personal: Full name is Candyce Joy Bell…Is the daughter of Reginald and Karen Bell…Was born February 2, 1994…Has one brother, Marcus…Father played football at Kentucky State University…Is a design, technology and innovation major

ROBIN blackman Sophomore | Distance Jay, Fla. Jay HS Sophomore Season (Cross Country): Competed in all seven meets for the Trojans… Continued to improve throughout the season, placing fourth on the team in the last two meets… Finished the 6k course at the NCAA Regionals in Tallahassee, Fla., in 26:01.6, a season-best… Placed 19th at the Coach O Invitational. Freshman Season (Cross Country): Competed in six meets for the Trojans...Came in 29th with a time of 13:09.46 at the Trojan Invitational…Recorded a time of 17:29.01 at the 4K Auburn Invitational…Set a time of 27:16.00 at the 6K Georgia State Invitational…At the Seminole Invitational posted a time of 22:06.03…Finished 19th with a time of 22:58.70 at the Coach “O” Invitational…Set a personal best in a 5K race at the Sun Belt Conference Championship with a time of 21:48.03… Member of Sun Belt Commissioner’s List Freshman Season (Track): Competed in indoor and outdoor track for the Trojans… Competed in distance medley race at Indoor Sun Belt Championships…Competed in 800-meter at Outdoor Sun Belt Championships…Set personal best in 800-meter with time of 2:25.16 during indoor track season…Finished 5th at the Jaguar Invitational in the 800-meter…Recorded personal best of 2:24.56 in the 800-meter in outdoor track at the Auburn Invitational High School ... Ran track for coach Sonia Odom at Jay High School ... District champion in 400m, 4X800m, and 4X400m freshman year ... 800m and long jump district champion junior year ... District champion in 800m, 4X800m, and 4X400m senior year. Holds a school record in 400m (61.75), 800m (2:26) and 4X800m (10:03). Made all-area team in cross country senior year. [Personal] ... Full name is Robin Nicole Blackman ... Born May 30th, 1993 ... Daughter of Stan and Belinda Blackman ... Member of the Beta Club and president of National Honor Society in high school ... Millenium Scholarship recipient... Majoring in Pre-Dentistry.

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Junior Season: Participated in both indoor and outdoor track for the Trojans… Competed in 200-meters, 800-meters, 55-meter hurdles, 100-meter hurdles, high jump, long jump, triple jump and heptathlon…Set personal record of 14.93 in the 100-meter hurdles at Sun Belt Championships…Set season best of 11.86 meters in the triple jump at Sun Belt Indoor Championships…Placed eighth in high jump at Sun Belt Indoor Championships…Set personal-best of 5.64 meters in the long jump at Sun Belt Outdoor Championships…Ranked sixth on Troy’s All-Time List for long jump during indoor season…Set personal best 4664 in the heptathlon… …Member of Troy’s “3.0” Club... Ranks fourth all-time at the indoor pentathlon, sixth in the indoor high jump, third in the heptathlon, seventh in the 400-meter hurdles and third in the outdoor high jump Sophomore Season: Participated in both indoor and outdoor seasons ... Competed in the 100-meters, 100-meters hurdles, 400-meters hurdles, triple jump, high jump, long jump, heptathalon, shot put, and javelin ... Placed fourth in the Sun Belt Championships in the the heptathalon ... Placed fifth in the Sun Belt Championships in the high jump ... Member of the 4x400-meters relay team that placed seventh at the Sun Belt Championships ... Placed sixth in the pentathlon at the indoor Sun Belt Championship ... Placed fifth in the high jump at the indoor Sun Belt Championships... Member of the 3.0 Club Freshman Season: Participated in both the indoor and outdoor season…Competed in the 200-meters, 100-meter hurdles, 400-meter hurdles, triple jump and high jump… Was runner-up in the high jump at the Blue Raider Invitational with a height of 1.62 meters (5-4)…Participated in the hurdles at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships… Placed ninth in the triple jump at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships…Was runner-up in the high jump at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships…Member of the 4x400-meter relay team that was runner-up at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships and is tied for second all-time at Troy…Placed eighth in the distance medley relay at the Sun Belt Indoor Championship…Named to the Sun Belt Indoor All-Conference team… Won the 400-meter hurdles at the Morehouse Relays with a time of 1:03.76…Won the 400-meter hurdles at the Southern Miss Invitational with a time of 1:05.32… Won the Coach “O” Invitational in the high jump with a mark of 1.68 meters (56)…Placed second at the Coach “O” Invitational in the triple jump with a mark of 12.21 meters…Member of the 4x400-meter relay team that won the Coach “O” Invitational…Recorded personal best in the 200-meters with a time of 25.55 at the South Alabama Invitational…Recorded a personal best time of 15.47 in the 100-meter hurdles at the Southern Miss Invitational…Recorded a personal best in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:63.76 at the Morehouse Relays…Recorded a personal best in the triple jump at the Coach “O” Invitational with a length of 12.21 meters (40-¾) (mark is windated)…Won the high jump competition at the Sun Belt Championships with a height of 1.72 meters (5-7¾) setting a new personal best …Placed ninth at the Sun Belt Championships in the triple jump with a length of 11.92 meters (39-1¾)…Named to the Sun Belt All-Conference team …Member of the winning 4x400-meters relay at the Sun Belt Championships with a time of 3:48.51… Attended junior nationals for triple jump ... Member 3.0 Troy University Recognition Club. High School: A four-year letterwinner for coach Garrick Church at Hardaway High School ... Ran in the 200-meters, 400-meters, 300-meter hurdles ... Member of the 4x100-meter relay team and the 4x400-meter relay team ... Also participated in the high jump and long jump during prep career ... Recorded a personal best of 57.23 seconds in the 400-meters ... Recorded a personal best of 25.79 seconds in the 200-meters ... Recorded a personal best of 47.22 seconds in the 300-meter hurdles ... Jumped a personal best of 16’9” in the long jump ... Cleared a personal best of 5’6 1/4” in the high jump ... Helped team to the regional championship

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Veronica bryant during senior season ... Finished seventh in the state in the 400-meters during freshman season ... Won a regional championship in the 400-meters during freshman season ... Named MVP during freshman season ... Member of second-place 4x400meter relay team at state meet during freshman season ... Finished fourth in the state in the high jump during sophomore season ... Won regional championship in high jump during sophomore season ... Member of third place 4x400-meter relay team at state meet during sophomore season ... Won state and regional championship in high jump during junior season ... Finished second in state in 400-meters during junior season ... Captain and MVP of team during junior season ... Most points scored by an individual during junior season ... Finished second in high jump in state as a senior ... Won regional championship in the high jump as a senior ... Finished sixth in the state in the 400-meters during senior season ... Member of 4x100-meter relay team that finished eighth at state meet during senior season ... Named team captain during senior season ... Scored most points in school history at state meet ... Also lettered in basketball and cross country during prep career ... Played in the the All Bi-City All-State Classic in basketball. Personal: Full name is Veronica Roi Bryant ... Born August 5, 1991 ... Daughter of Gabrielle and Vernon Bryant ... Has one brother, Avery, and one sister, Jovanna ... Majoring in sport and fitness management.

Lizzie Clough Senior| Javelin Mobile, Ala. Murphy HS Junior Season: Competed in javelin during outdoor season for the Trojans…Placed second at North Florida Spring Break Invite with a throw of 150-6 feet…Set personal best and new Troy University record of 153-9 feet placing third at the Louisiana Classics…Personal best was longest throw in Sun Belt and 41st in the NCAA… Member of Troy’s “3.5” Club…Member of Sun Belt Commissioner’s List…Named Captain of Throws for 2012-13 Track season…Sun Belt Athlete of the Week… Selected to attend 2012 NCAA Career in Sports Forum over summer

ALEXUS COBBS Sophomore| Jumps Ellenwood, Ga. Cedar Grove HS Freshman Season: Competed in both indoor and outdoor track for the Trojans… Participated in 100-meters, 200-meters, 400-meters, long jump, triple jump and women’s 4X400-meter relay…Scored sixth in 4x400-meter relay at Sun Belt Indoor Championships…Set personal best of 5.51 in long jump at Sun Belt Indoor Championships…Ranked ninth on Troy’s All-time list in long jump for indoor season…Ranked eighth on Troy’s All-Time list for triple jump during outdoor season…Set personal best of 18-7 ¼ feet in the long jump at Georgia Relays/UGA Alumni Meet…Recorded personal best and number seven all time triple jump at Troy jumping 38-2 ¾ feet at USA Invitational... Ranks seventh all-time in the triple jump, eighth in long jump High School: Participated in track & field, cross country, and basketball in high school ... Also participated in the Jaguar Track Club under coaches Curtis Jackson and Tony Hawkins ... Participated in the long jump (18.0), triple jump (36.6), high jump (4-6), 400-meters (58.85), 200-meters (26.48), 4x100-meter relays, and 4x400-meter relays ... 2011 Region 3-AAA Champs ... As a senior she was most improved in field events ... Honor student. Personal: Full name is Alexus Cobbs ... Born January 30, 1992 ... Daughter of Dewanna and Christopher Cobbs ... Has three brothers, Demetrius (31), Bryant (7), and Joshua (2) ... Has two sisters, Alyssa (18) and Keyshia (5) ... Alyssa plays soccer at the Univeristy of Arkansas.

Sophomore Season: Redshirted. Personal: Full name is Elizabeth Ann Clough ... Daughter of Susan Lee and Tom Clough ... Has one sister, Delaney, and two brothers, Thomas and Joshua ... Is a Sport and Fitness Management major... Also played volleyball at Troy... Currently in graduate school

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2012-13 Student Athletes TAMaRA CURTIS Senior | Hurdles Orlando, Fla. Oakridge HS Junior: Medical Redshirt…Member of Women’s Academic All-American Team Sophomore: Participated in both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Academic AllAmerican team ... Competed in the 100-meters, 400-meters and 400-meter hurdles… Placed tenth overall at the outdoor Sun Belt Conference Championships ... Placed fourth at the Morehouse Relays in the 400-meter hurdels with a time of 1:06.14. Freshman: Participated in both the indoor and outdoor seasons…Competed in the 100-meters, 400-meters and 400-meter hurdles…Participated in the 400-meter at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships…Placed fourth at the Morehouse Relays in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:06.14…Ran a personal best time of 65.68 at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational…Placed sixth at the Coach “O” Invitational in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:09.5…Participated in the 400-meter hurdles at the Sun Belt Championships. High School: A three-year letterwinner for coach coach Eric Pinellas at Osceola High School ... Participated in the 100-meters, 200-meters, 400-meters, 300-meter hurdles and the long jump ... Also ran in the 4x100-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay and 4x800-meter relay ... Ran a personal best time of 12.50 seconds in the 100-meters during prep career ... Ran a personal best time of 57.22 seconds in the 400-meters during prep career ... Ran a personal-best time of 45.66 seconds in the 300-meter hurdles during prep career ... Helped lead team to the Orange Belt Championship for four years (one year at Oak Ridge High School) ... As a freshman, part of the district and regional championship team in the 4x100-meter relay ... As a freshman, part of the district and regional championship team in the 4x400-meter relay ... During senior season, named an All-American as part of the 4x200-meter relay team that participated in the Nike Outdoor National in Greensboro, North Carolina ... As a senior, claimed the district championship in the 300-meter hurdles ... Also lettered for four years in weightlifting ... Lettered three years in cross country ... Received the Coaches Award in cross country ... Also ran club track for the Tri-County Track Club and coach Eric Pinellas ... Graduated as an honor student ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Member of the Beta Club at Oak Ridge High School ... Holds the school record as a member of the 4x400-meter relay team at Osceola High School ... Regional runner-up in 300-meter hurdles as a senior at Oak Ridge High School. Personal: Full name is Tamara Luarn Curtis ... Born May 4, 1991 ... Daughter of Cora and Thomas Curtis ... Has one brother, Jeffery, and has five sisters; Nicole Hamilton, Melanie Quinn, Tara Curtis-Murray, Leah Curtis and Johnay Curtis ... Her father, Thomas, played basketball at UCLA ... Her sister, Nicole Hamilton was a cheerleader at the University of West Florida ... Majoring in Biological Sciences (Pediatrics).

HALEY DAVIES Junior | Distance LIZZIE CLOUGH Auburn, Ala. Auburn HS

Junior Year (Cross Country): Consistently scored for the Trojans, placing third on the team in every meet… Improved her 6k time by 1:35 over the course of the season… Placed 12th at the Coach O Invitational with a time of 22:27.30… Finished the 6k course at the NCAA Regionals in 23:34.7… Placed ninth at the Troy Invitational to kick off the season, completing the 5k course in 22:29.89. Sophomore Season (Cross Country): Raced in six meets…Finished 26th in the Trojan Invitational with a time of 12:56.17…Recorded a time of 17:40.08 in the 4KAuburn Invitational…Set a time of 25:03 at the 6K Georgia State Invitational…Came in 11th at the Seminole Invitational with a time of 21:02.04…Set a personal best in a 5K race at the Sun Belt Conference Championship with a time of 20:21.08… Member of the Sun Belt Commissioner’s List Sophomore Season (Track): Competed in indoor and outdoor track for the Trojans… Competed in distance medley race at Sun Belt Indoor Championships…Set personal best of 5:11.73 in the 1500-meter at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational…Finished sixth in the 1500-meter at the Jaguar Invitational in Mobile…In 3000-meter set personal best of 11:32.49…Recorded personal best in 5000-meter with time of 20:30.10 Freshman Season (Cross Country): Ran in six races for the Trojans, including the Sun Belt Championship ... Finished 10th in the season-opening Troy Invitational with a time of 12:57.51 on the 3200 meter course ... Finished 11th in the Coach O Invitational running a time of 12:58.03 on the 3200 meter course... Finished 53rd in the Sun Belt Championship running a time of 20:37.1 on the 5K course. High School: Attended Auburn High School…Ran Track and Cross Country all four years of high school and eighth grade…Was coached by Cindy Hunt until junior year…Was coached by D. Oliver in senior season…Ran the 400-meters, 800-meters, 1600-meters, 3200-meters, 4x400-meters and 4x800-meters…Won Sectional Championship in the one-mile in her senior season…Was an honor student all four years of high school…Member of Who’s Who Among High School Students in her senior year. Personal: Full name Haley Rae Davies…Born October 6, 1991…Daughter of Patricia Davies and Grady Davies Jr…Has three brothers, John, Guy and Jack… Has two sisters, Sarah and Sally... Member of Troy’s 3.0 Club three years... Also named to the Chancellor’s list three tiems... Earned recognition from the Sun Belt Conference for academics, posting a GPA over 3.5

LUV DEAN RS Junior | Hurdles Atlanta, Ga. Creekside HS Junior Season: Competed in both indoor and outdoor seasons for the Trojans… Participated in 200-meter, 400-meter, 100-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles… Set personal best of 27.19 in the 200-meter at the Jaguar Invitational…Recorded season best of 1:01.46 in the 400-meter during indoor season…Set personal best

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of 15:34 in the 100-meter hurdles at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational…Set season best in 400-meter hurdles at Georgia Relays/UGA Alumni Meet with time of 1:05.39…Competed in 100-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles at Sun Belt Conference Championships

Sophomore: Participated in the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Competed in the discus, hammer and shot put… Placed sixth at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships in the discus with a throw of 43.05 meters ... Named to the Sun Belt academic honor roll.

Sophomore Season: Redshirt

Freshman: Participated in the outdoor track season…Competed in the discus, hammer and shot put…Placed fourth at the South Alabama Invitational in the discus with a throw of 40.26 meters (132-1)…Recorded a personal best in the hammer at the South Alabama Invitational with a throw of 34.94 meters (114-7)…Placed fourth at the Southern Miss Invitational in the discus with a throw of 38.39 meters (125-11)…Placed eighth at the Sun Belt Championships in the discus with a throw of 40.71 meters (136-10)…Member of the 3.0 Troy University Recognition Club… Named to the Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll.

Freshman Season: Participated in both indoor and outdoor seasons…Competed in 100-meter, 400-meters, 100-meter hurdles, 400-meter hurdles and triple jump… Placed third with a personal best at the Blue Raider Invitational in the 400-meters with a time of 60.67…Participated in the 400-meters at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships…Placed fifth at the South Alabama Invitational in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:06.84…Placed fifth at the Southern Miss Invitational in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:08.84…Placed eighth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Sun Belt Conference Championships with a personal best in the preliminaries with a time of 63.59 ...Top 10 all time at Troy in the 400-meter hurdles. High School: A four-year letterwinner for coach Johnny White at Creekside High School ... Participated in the 400-meters, 800-meters, 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles and high jump ... A member of the 4x100-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay, 4x800-meter relay and Shuttle Hurdle relay teams ... Ran a personal best time of 56.80 seconds in the 400-meters during prep career ... Ran a personal best time of 42.30 seconds in the 300-meter hurdles ... Ran a personal best time of 13.90 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles ... Ran a personal best time of 2:28.00 in the 800-meters ... Cleared a personal best height of 5’5” in the high jump ... Member of the 4x100-meter relay team that finished with a season best time of 47.30 seconds ... Member of 4x400-meter relay team that finished with a season best time of 3:52.00 ... Member of the 4x800-meter relay team that finished with season best time of 10:56.00 ... Named a team captain during freshman season ... Named a team captain during sophomore season ... Finished as the state runnerup during junior season ... Won the regional championship to qualify for the state meet during junior season ... Won the South Metro championship ... Named team captain during junior season ... Named the Most Athletic on her team during senior season ... Won the regional championship during senior season ... Finished as the state runner-up during senior season ... Named team captain as a senior ... Won the South Metro championship during senior season ... Holds the school record in the 400-meters ... Holds the school record in the 800-meters ... Holds the school record in the 300-meter hurdles ... Member of the 4x100-meter relay that holds the school record ... Also lettered two years in basketball during prep career ... Lettered in cross country for three seasons during prep career ... Won the South Metro championship all three seasons during cross country career ... Received the Coaches Award during cross country ... Named the Team MVP for cross country ... Graduated as an honor student. Personal: Full name is Luv Pat Dean ... Born May 1, 1991 ... Daughter of Patricia Dean and Vaughn McKellar ... Has one brother, Adrian White, Jr ... Majoring in criminal justice and minoring in business.

High School: A three-year letterwinner for coach Schowanda Williams at Winter Springs High School ... Also threw for coach Julius Walker for CCCC South ... Participated in the shot put and discus in high school ... Recorded a personal best throw of 37’2” in the shot put ... Recorded a personal best throw of 141’5” in the discus during prep career ... Finished fourth in the district for both the shot put and the discus during freshman season ... Finished fourth in the district in the shot put during sophomore season ... Finished fifth in the discus in the regional meet during sophomore season ... Finished fifth in the discus at the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) 4A State Finals ... Finished seventh in the shot put at the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) 4A regionals ... Holds the school record in the discus, with a throw of 141’5” ... During senior season, state qualifier in the shot put ... Finished as state runner-up at Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) in Class 4A in the discus during senior season ... Also lettered two years in softball during prep career ... Earned two junior varsity and two varsity letters during prep career ... Also lettered two years in weightlifting ... Graduate in top 15 percent of graduating class ... Graduated as an honor student ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Member of the National Honor Society for English. Personal: Full name is Ashley Lauren Evans ... Born June 3, 1991 ... Daughter of Steve and Dawn Young, and Chip Evans ... Has one sister, Rebecca ... Relative, Thomas Jason Sheehan, played baseball at Lambuth University ... Named to 3.0 GPA Recognition Club at Troy University for fall 2009 term ... Majoring in Graphic Design.

BRYNN FORSYTHE Senior | Throws Oakland, Fla. West Orange HS

ASHLEY EVANS Senior | Throws Winter Springs, Fla. Winter Springs HS Junior Season: Competed in both indoor and outdoor track for the Trojans… Participated in discus, hammer throw, weight throw and shot put…Placed fifth at Sun Belt Outdoor Championships in discus recording a personal best of 144-4 feet… Ranked ninth on Troy’s All-Time list in discus…Set personal best of 140-2 feet in the hammer throw…Ranked tenth All-Time in hammer throw…Set season best 48 6 ¾ feet in the weight throw…Ranked eighth in weight throw on Troy’s All-Time list… Member of Troy’s “3.0” Club…Member of Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll…Named to College of Communication and Fine Arts Dean’s List

Junior Season: Competed in both indoor and outdoor seasons…Participated in weight throw, hammer throw and shot put…Scored eighth at Sun Belt Indoor Conference Championships in weight throw…Set personal best of 55 2 ¾ meters in weight throw…Throw ranked third on Troy’s All-Time list…Scored seventh at Outdoor Conference Championship recording season best 167’ 8 meters in hammer throw… Throw ranked second on Troy’s All-Time list…Recorded season best of 38’2 meters in shot put…Member of Troy’s “3.5” Club…Member of Sun Belt Commissioner’s List… Member of USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Sophomore Season: Participated in both the indoor and outdoor seasons… Competed in the discus, hammer and shot put… Member of the 2011 D1 AllAcademic Track & Filed team ... Set a personal best in the hammer at the Coach O Invitational with a distance of 52.10 meters ... Placed eighth at the Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships in the shot put with a distance of 13.14 meters ... Member of the fall and spring Troy University 3.0 Recognition Club ... Named to the Sun Belt Academic Commissioners list. Freshman Season: Participated in both the indoor and outdoor seasons…Competed in the discus, hammer and shot put…Placed third in the weight throw at the Blue

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2012-13 Student Athletes Raider Invitational with a length of 17.25 meters (56-7½)…Placed fourth at the Blue Raider Invittational in the shot put with a throw of 10.94 meters (35-11)… Competed at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships in the shot put and weight throw… Currently ranked third all-time at Troy in the shot put indoor…Won the discus at the Morehouse Relays with a throw of 39.29 meters (128-11)…Won the hammer at the Morehouse Relays with a throw of 48.77 meters (160-0)…Won the shot put at the Coach “O” Invitational with a throw of 12.48 meters (40-11½) …Placed fourth at the Coach “O” Invitational in the discus with a throw of 39.17 meters (128-6)… Placed fourth at the Coach “O” Invitational in the hammer with a throw of 47.96 meters (154-1)…Placed fourth at the Southern Miss Invitational in the hammer with a throw of 47.61 meters (152-11)…Placed third at the Southern Miss Invitational in the shot put with a throw of 11.82 meters (38-9½) …Tied for fourth at the South Alabama Invitational in the discus with w throw of 38.95 meters (127-9)…Placed sixth in the hammer at the Sun Belt Championships with a throw of 46.25 meters (151-9)…Placed ninth at the Sun Belt Championships in the shot put with a throw of 12.63 meters (41-5¼)…Qualified for the USATF Junior Nationals in the hammer… Is number three all-time at Troy in the Hammer throw…Number five all-time at Troy in the shot put outdoor…Member of the Fall and Spring 3.0 Troy University Recognition Club…Named to the Sun Belt Academic Commissioners list. High School: Four-year letterwinner at West Orange High School in track and field ... Qualified for the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) state meet twice in prep career ... During junior season, finished sixth at the Class 4A Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) state meet in the shot put ... During senior year, finished fourth at the Class 4A Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) state meet in the shot put ... Also lettered two years in weightlifting ... Qualified for the state meet in weightlifing twice in prep career ... During junior season, finished seventh at the Class 4A Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) state meet in the 169-pound weight class ... During senior season, finished as state runner-up at the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) state meet in the 169-pound weight class ... Also a three-year letterwinner in soccer ... Lettered in volleyball for two years during high school career ... Graduated with honors ... Member of the National Honor Society, with a weighted grade point average of 4.40 ... Finished with a score of 28 on her ACT.

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Personal: Full name is Brynn Elizabeth Forsythe ... Born January 3, 1991 ... Daughter of Ray and Lori Forsythe ... Has two brothers, Stone and Hawke ... Father, Ray, played professional football for the Cincinnati Bengals in the National Football League (NFL) ... Recipient of Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship ... Member of the 3.0 GPA Troy University Recognition Club during fall of 2009 ... Majoring in Nursing

Ashley hall Senior | Sprints Luverne Ala. Luverne HS Junior Season: Competed in both indoor and outdoor seasons…Participated in 55-meter dash, 60-meter dash, 100-meter, 200-meter, 400-meter, and 4x400meter relay…Competed in 55-meter and distance medley race at Sun Belt Indoor Championship…Recorded personal best of 7.28 seconds in the 55-meter dash… Set personal best of 25.08 in 200-meter…Finished 10th in 100-meters at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championship…Scored fifth in 4x400-meter relay at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championship…Member of Troy’s “3.0” Club…Academic AllAmerican Sophomore: Participated in both the indoor and outdoor seasons…Competed in the 100-meters and 200-meters ... Placed fourteeth at the Coach O Invitational in the 200-meters with a time of 25.40 seconds ...

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Freshman: Participated in both the indoor and outdoor seasons…Competed in the 100-meters, 200-meters and 400-meters… Academic All-American ... Participated in the 200-meters at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships…Participated in the 55-meters at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships…Recorded a personal best at the Southern Miss Invitational in the 200-meters with a time of 25.47…Participated in the 100-meters at the Sun Belt Championships…Participated in the 200-meters at the Sun Belt Championships…Was an alternate for the 4x100-meter relay team at the Sun Belt Championships. High School: Ran track at Luverne High School for two years ... Ran in the 100-meters and 200-meters ... Also a member of the 4x100-meter relay team during prep career ... Ran a personal best time of 11.98 seconds in the 100-meters ... Ran a personal best time of 25.94 seconds in the 200-meters ... Participated in the district track and field meet during junior season ... Participated in the regional track and field meet during junior season ... Participated in the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Track and Field Championships during junior season ... Named Team Most Valuable Runner during junior season ... Also lettered in basketball for three seasons ... Named Most Valuable Offensive Player ... Named to All-Tournament Team ... Also named Team Captain ... Also lettered one year in volleyball ... Named Team Captain during senior season ... Ranked in the top 20 percent of her graduating class ... Graduated as an honor student ... A member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Full name is Ashley Deonne Hall ... Born September 5, 1990 ... Daughter of Shirley Hall and Donald Arnold ... Has one brother Dontrell ... Majoring in broadcast journalism.

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2012-13 Student Athletes BREE HANDY Freshman | Hurdles Fayetteville, Ga. Whitwater HS High School: Four-year letter winner at Whitewater High School under Coaches Cepada Cloud and Elizabeth Dineen….Competed in 4x100-meter relay, 4x400meter relay, 400 meter dash and 300 meter hurdles…Ran personal best of 58.2 seconds in the 400 meter dash…Recorded personal best in 300 meter hurdles with a time of 44.87 seconds…Was Track MVP, All-County, All-Region and State Finalist as a sophomore, junior and senior…As a sophomore, was team co-captain and was 8th place in the GHSA state meet for 300-meter hurdles…As a junior, was team captain and finished 6th in the 300-meter hurdles at the GHSA state meet…Senior year, was team captain, finished 4th at the GHSA state meet in the 300-meter hurdles, was named Athlete of the Week and named Athlete of the Month…Holds Whitewater High School records in the 4x100-meter relay, 400 meter dash and 300 meter hurdles…Competed on Mercury Elite Track Club under Gus Pritchett…Won Junior Olympic Qualifiers in the 4x400-meter relay with Mercury Elite…Also lettered in basketball three seasons…Won best defensive player two seasons in a row. Personal: Full name is Bree Kathleen Handy…Was born March 15, 1994…Is the daughter of Ronald and Fefe Handy…Has two brothers, Christian and Jett…Father played football and basketball at the University of South Alabama…Is currently undecided on a major.

kendall harris Sophomore | Distance Birmingham, Ala. Oak Mountain HS Sophomore Season (Cross Country): Placed fourth on the team for much of the season… Finished the 5k course at the Troy Invitational in 23:36.64, taking 12th overall… Placed 78th overall at the Sun Belt Championships in Bowling Green, Ky., completing the 5k course in 22:14.1… Posted a season-best 6k time of 26:13.35 at the Azalea City Classic in Mobile, Ala. Freshman Season (Cross Country): Ran in six races for the Trojans…Recorded a time of 13:44.82 in the Trojan Invitational…At the Auburn Invitational, set a time of 18:27.9 in the 4K course…Finished 88th with a time of 29:04 at the 6K Georgia State Invitational…Set a personal best on a 5K course at the Seminole Invitational with a time of 22:15.08…Came in 20th at the Coach “O” Invitational with a time of 23:22.14…Recorded a time of 22:50.5 at the Sun Belt Conference Championship… Member of the Trojan “3.0 Club”…Member of Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll

adria hill Junior | Hurdles/Sprints Scottsboro, Ala. Scottsboro HS Sophomore Season: Competed in indoor and outdoor seasons…Participated in 100-meters, 200-meters, 55-meter hurdles, 100-meter hurdles, long jump and 4x100-meter relay…Set personal best of 12.21 in 100-meters…Recorded personal best in 200-meter with time of 25.23…Set personal best in 55-meter hurdles with time of 8.30 during indoor season…Ranked eighth on Troy’s All-Time list for 55-meter hurdles…Recorded personal best of 14.46 in 100-meter hurdles… Ranked tenth on Troy’s All-Time list in 100-meter hurldes…Member of Troy’s “3.0” Club…Member of Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll…Member of All-Academic Team… Student Athletic Advisory Committee Representative for track Freshman Season: Participated in the indoor and outdoor track seasons ... Competed in the 100-meters, 200-meters, 100-meter hurdles, 400-meter hurdles, and 4x100 meter relays High School: Lettered in track all four years…Was coached by John Esslinger, Benny Wright and Nick Collier…Competed in 100-meters, 200-meters, 400-meters, 100-meter hurdles, 4x400-meter relay, 4x100-meter relay, long jump and triple jump…Was awarded the Phineus Award her freshman year…Won the Golden Spike award her freshman year…Member of the state runner-up track team… Won the Golden Spike Award her sophomore year…Member of the state runner-up track team…Won the Golden Spike Award her junior year…Member of the 4x100meter relay that won state her junior year…Member of the state track runner-up team her junior year…Took first in state in the 100-meters and 200-meters in her senior year…Member of the 4x100-meter relay team that won state her senior year…The 4x100-meter relay team that she was a member of also set a new state record with a time of 47.95…Was third in the state in the heptathlon… Placed second in the state in the 100-meter hurdles…Was named MVP in her senior season…Was named North Eastern Cities MVP….Also, competed on an All-Star cheerleading team that won UCA Nationals…Competed on an All-Star dance team that won UDA Nationals. Personal: Full name is Adria Sacha Hill…Is the daughter of Shellie Talley and James Hill…Has four brothers, Cameron, D’aron, Khali and Jayden…Majoring in social psychology.

aleeza kempton Freshman | Sprints Santa Rose Beach, Fla. South Walton HS

High School: One-year letter winner at Oak Mountain High School for Coach Jim Moore…Competed in 800-meter, 1600-meter, 3200-meter and 5K…Member of State Championship team…Competed in 3200-meter at track sectionals

High School: Was two year letter winner…Competed in 100-meter, 200-meter, 400-meter, 4x100-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay, triple jump and long jump… Set personal best of 12.86 in the 100-meter…Recorded personal best of 25.92 in the 200-meter…Set personal best in 400-meter with time of 58.39…Recorded personal best in long jump with 16-3.5…Set personal best of 31’11 in triple jump…Won fourth at State Championship in 400-meter and was team Captain as a senior…Holds school record in the 400-meter…Lettered in soccer for four seasons…Was team captain…Member of Spanish Honors Society

Personal: Was born January 30, 1991…Is the daughter of George and Vickie Harris…Has three brothers, Justin, Jacob and Andrew…Is majoring in communications and minoring in Spanish

Personal: Full name is Aleeza Nicole Kempton... Was born on January 12, 1994... Is the daughter of Andrea Kempton... Has one brother, Dillon... Is currently undecided on a major

Freshman Season (Track): Competed in outdoor track for the Trojans…Set personal best of 12:07.83 in the 3,000-meter…Finished sixth in the USA Invitational in the 3000-meter…Finished sixth in the 5000-meter at the Coach “O” Invitational… Recorded personal best of 21:40.90 in the 5000-meter

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2012-13 Student Athletes lacey marcus

Freshman | Hurdles Alabaster, Ala. Thompson HS High School: Lettered for six seasons under Michael Montgomery…Competed in 60-meter, 100-meter, 200-meter, 60-meter hurdles, 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles, 4x100-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay and long jump…Set personal best of 8.0 in 60-meter…Recorded personal best of 12.7 in 100-meter…In 200-meter, set personal best of 26.1…Recorded personal best in 60-meter hurdles with time of 9.1…Set personal best in 100-meter hurdles with time of 14.81…Set personal best of 47.0 in 300-meter hurdles…Recorded personal best of 15-7 in long jump…As a freshman, was named to All-County team and placed seventh at State Championship in 100-meter hurdles…Sophomore year was named All-County, team Captain and placed third at State Championship in 100-meter hurdles...Was named to AllCounty team, team Captain, and placed fourth at State Championship in 100-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles as a junior…Senior year was named All-County, team Captain, and placed sixth at State Championship in 100-meter hurdles… Team won Shelby County Championship as a freshman, sophomore and junior… Was on Speed City Club Team…Also lettered in cheerleading for two seasons… Was member of Quill and Scroll Honor Society…Was Who’s Who Among American High School Students

julia ostendorf Freshman | Distance Dillenburg, Germany

Wilhelm-Von-Oranien-Schule Freshman Season (Cross Country): Took first on the team in every meet in 2012… Won the 5k Coach O Invitational with a time of 19:55.90… Placed 17th overall at the Sun Belt Championships, finishing the 5k course in 18:52.8… Posted a seasonbest 6k time of 21:56.9 at the NCAA Regionals, 1:26 faster than her previous best… Placed third at the Troy Invitational to start the season. High School: Lettered for one year at Hanover High School in Mechanicsville, VA…Competed in 400-meter, 500-meter, 800-meter, 1000-meter, 3000-meter, 5000-meter, 4x800-meter relay, 1 mile run, and 10K…Set personal best of 40:45 in 10K…Was on TV Dillenburg and ASC Breidenbach Club teams while in Germany Personal: Full name is Julia Annabelle Ostendorf…Was born July 18, 1992…Is the daughter of Andreas August Wilhelm Ostendorf and Antje Eichert-Ostendorf…Has one brother, Jonas, and one sister, Lisa... Biology major.

Personal: Full name is Lacey Alexandria Marcus…Is the daughter of Eric and Jill Marcus…Was born February 5, 1994…Has one brother…Is currently undecided on a major.

paige mcmillan Sophomore | Sprints Oak Leaf, Texas Red Oak HS Freshman Season: Competed in both indoor and outdoor seasons…Participated in 55-meter dash, 100-meter and 200-meter…Set personal best in 55-meter dash with time of 7.39…Recorded personal best in 100-meter during outdoor season with time of 12.14…Set personal best of 25.66 in 200-meter…Member of Troy’s “3.5” Club…Member of Sun Belt Commissioners List…Also a member of the Troy University Soccer Team High School: Competed in sprints in high school... Placed second in the 100-meter, the 4x100 and the 4x200 in the district in 2011 Personal: Full name is Paige Elise McMillan... Daughter of Brandi and Chuck McMillan... Has an older sister, Jessica Gibbs... Born on June 18, 1993... Athletic Training major... Also plays soccer at Troy

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2012-13 Student Athletes jasmine patton Senior|Hurdles Town Creek, Ala. Hazelwood HS

All-American team ... Member of the Troy University 3.0 Recognition Club. Redshirt Freshman Season: Participated in the indoor and outdoor track season… Came off a knee surgery to compete in the indoor season…Competed in the 100-meters, 100-meter hurdles and triple jump…Participated in the 55-meter hurdles and triple jump at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships…Placed fourth at the Southern Miss Invitational in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.36… Participated in the 100-meter hurdles at the Sun Belt Championships…Participated in the triple jump at the Sun Belt Championships…Member of the 3.0 Troy University Recognition Club. Freshman Season: Received a medical redshirt due to an injury suffered in preseason training.

Junior Season: Competed in both indoor and outdoor seasons for the Trojans… Participated in 55-meter dash, 200-meter, 55-meter hurdles, 60-meter hurdles, 100-meter hurdles, long jump, indoor pentathlon and 4x400-meter relay…Scored sixth in 55-meter hurdles at Sun Belt Indoor Conference Championships, recording a personal best of 8.04…Ranked third on Troy’s All-Time list for 55-meter hurdles… Recorded personal best in 55-meter dash with time of 7.56…Set personal best of 14.00 in 100-meter hurdles at Sun Belt Conference Championships…Set personal best in high jump with 4’4 ¾ …Recorded personal best of 2823 in indoor pentathlon…Ranked ninth on Troy’s All-Time list in pentathlon…Scored fifth in 100-meter hurdles at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships….On Troy’s AllTime Ranking List for long jump…Was selected At Large Team Captain for 201213 Season…Member of Troy’s “3.5” Club…Member of Sun Belt Commissioner’s List…Academic All-American... Third all-time in the 55-meter hurdles... Fifth all-time in the 100-meter hurdles... Ninth all-time in the pentathlon and eighth in the outdoor long jump Sophomore Season: Participated in the outdoor track season… Competed in the 100-meters, 100-meter hurdles and triple jump… Placed first in the 100-meter hurdles at the Coach O Invitational with a time of 14.26 seconds ... Placed first in the long jump at the Coach O Invitational with a distance of 5.68 meters ... Placed sixth overall at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships in the 100-meter hurdles preliminaries setting a personal record of 14.12 seconds ... Member of Academic

High School: Ran track for coaches Aaron Goode, Clifford Patton and Nick Vinson at Hazlewood High School in Town Creek, Alabama ... Named First Team All-State during sophomore season ... Named First Team All-State during junior season ... Named First Team All-State during senior season ... Holds the state record in the 100-meter hurdles ... Holds the state record in the triple jump ... Member of the state recordholding teams in the 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relays ... Named 2005-06 Decatur Daily Track Athlete of the Year ... Named 2005-06 Times Daily Track Athlete of the Year ... Placed seventh at the 2005 USATF National Junior Olympics ... Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Class 1A State Champion from 2003 until her graduation in 2008 ... Helped team to finish as the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) state runner-up in track and field during 2007 and 2008 seasons ... Also participated in basketball ... Helped team finish as Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) state runner-up in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... Also lettered in cheerleading, while earning letters in softball and volleyball during prep career. Personal: Full name is Jasmine Nicole Patton ... Born September 24, 1989 ... Daughter of Brian Davis and Alfreda Patton ... Has one brother, Kalen ... Has one sister, Katie... Currently in graduate school.

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2012-13 Student Athletes Allison Paulson

Morgan Paulson

Senior | Distance Mobile, Ala. Baker HS

Senior | Distance Mobile, Ala. Baker HS

Junior Season (Cross Country): Competed in four meets for the Trojans… Took seventh on the team at the Sun Belt Championships in Bowling Green, Ky., completing the 5k course in 23:34.2, a season best… Placed 27th overall at the Coach O Invitational. Junior Season (Cross Country): Competed in six races for the Trojans…Came in 24th with a time of 12:47.55 at the two mile Trojan Invitational…Recorded a time of 16:58.9 at the 4K Auburn Invitational…At the 6K Georgia State Invitational had a time of 25:24…Set a time of 20:46.54 at the 5K Seminole Invitational…Finished 16th at the 5K Coach “O” Invitational with a time of 22:03.70…Member of “3.0 Club” at Troy University…Member of Sun Belt Academic List…Member of Student Athletic Advisory Committee for Cross Country... Junior Season (Track): Did not compete Sophomore Season (Cross Country): Competed in six races for the Trojans including the Sun Belt Conference Championships…Finished seventh at two mile Trojan Invitational with time of 12:48.39…Set personal best on a 5K course at the Crimson Classic with a time of 19:49.80…Set personal best in the two mile Coach “O” Invitational with a time of 12:25.26 Sophomore Season (Track): Competed in indoor and outdoor track for the Trojans…Set a personal best of 2:43.43 in the 800-meter…Recorded personal best of 5:19.32 in the 1500-meter…In the 5000-meter, set a personal best of 18:57.51…Recorded personal best of 39:36.07 in the 10,000-meter [Freshman Season] Participated in both indoor and outdoor track events…Ran in the 3000-meters and 5000-meters in the Indoor season…Ran in the 3000-meters, 5000-meters and 10000-meters in the Outdoor season…Placed ninth in the 3000-meters at the Blue Raider Indoor Invitational with a time of 11:19.82… Placed 17th at the Clemson Indoor Classic in the 5000-meters with a time of 19:31.14…Placed 17th at the Tiger Track Classic in the 3000-meters with a time of 11:00.69…Placed fifth at the South Alabama Invitational in the 5000-meters with a time of 19:22.10…Placed 13th at the Sun Belt Championship in the 10000-meters with a time of 39:44.44...Was on the SAAC…Is a board member for Circle K… Was named co-captain for the 2010 Cross Country team. Freshman Season (Cross Country): Finished 15th in first collegiate cross country race at the Trojan Invitational, running a time of 12:53.04 on the 3K course ... Finished 77th at the Crimson Classic, in first collegiate 5K race, running a time of 20:56.00 ... Finished 38th overall at the Gulf Coast Stampede, running a time of 20:22.00 ... Finished 46th at the Sun Belt Conference Championships, running a time of 23:02.90 on the 5K course. High School: Ran cross country for head coach Paul Agnew at Baker High School in Mobile, Alabama ... A three-year letterwinner ran a personal best in the 5K of 20:48 ... Ran a personal best time of 13:22 in the two-mile run ... Named Most Valuable Runner during sophomore season ... Named Most Valuable Runner during senior season ... Named All-County during senior season ... Named Honorable Mention for ‘Super Seven’ ... Named Runner of the Week in Mobile ... Finished eighth at MCCCC ... Finished third at the sectional ... Finished 10th at the cross country race at Daphne ... Finished 10th at the cross country race at Foley ... Also lettered four years in soccer. Personal: Full name is Allison Ann Paulson ... Born July 23, 1991 ... Daughter of Pamela and Patrick Paulson ... Has one brother, Patrick Jr., and one sister, Morgan ... twin sister, Morgan, runs track and field/cross country for Troy University ... Member of 3.0 GPA Recognition Club at Troy University.

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Junior Season (Cross Country): Placed second on the team in all seven meets in 2012… Finished third overall at the Coach O Invitational with a time of 20:26.95 (5k)… Took 24th at the Sun Belt Championships, completing the 5k course in 19:09.8, a career-best… Completed the 6k course at the NCAA Regionals in Tallahassee Fla., in 22:46.1, a season best. Junior Season (Cross Country): Ran in six races…Finished 11th at the two mile Trojan Invitational with a time of 11:58.92…Set a time of 16:00.00 at the 4K Auburn Invitational…Recorded a time of 24:17 at the 5K Georgia State Invitational…At the 5K Florida State Invitational set a time of 19:50.37…Came in 7th at the annual Coach “O” Invitational with a time of 20:05.03…Set a personal record on a 5K course at the Sun Belt Conference Championship with a time of 19:47.5…Member of the Sun Belt Commissioner’s List…Representative for the Cross Country team on the Student Athletic Advisory Committee…Named Captain of the Cross Country/ Distance team for the 2012-13 season. Junior Season (Track): Competed in indoor and outdoor track…Ran a personal best of 5:04.70 for the 1500-meter in the Coach “O” Invitational…Won the Auburn War Eagle Invitational in the 5000-meter…Ran a personal best of 18:27.22 in the 5000-meter at the Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships…Ranked sixth in program history in the outdoor 3000-meter and 10th indoor. Sophomore Season (Cross Country): Competed in six meets for the Trojans, including the Sun Belt Conference Championship…Finished sixth in the two mile Trojan Invitational with a time of 12:46.85…Completed the 5K Georgia State Invitational with a time of 22:37.67 finishing 19th…Set season best on a 5K course at the Crimson Classic with a time of 19:49.70…Set season best in two mile race at Coach “O” Invitational with a time of 12:23.56 Sophomore Season (Track): Competed in indoor and outdoor track…Set a personal best of 2:40.10 in the 800-meter during the outdoor season…Ran season best 5:42.92 in the one mile during the indoor season…Ran season best of 10:44.92 in the 3000-meter…Set season best of 18:29.66 in the 5000-meter Freshman Season (Track): Ran indoor and outdoor track…Ran in the 1500-meters, 3000-meters, 5000-meters and the 10000-meters…Placed eighth in the 3000-meters at the Blue Raider Indoor Invitational with a time of 11:19.62…Placed 17th in the 1500-meters at the Carolina Indoor Classic with a time of 5:40.43… Placed 18th in the 3000-meters at the Sun Belt Indoor Championship with a time of 11:02.97…Placed third in the 5000-meters at the Southern Mississippi Invitational with a time of 18:39.12…Placed 16th at the Tiger Track Classic in the 3000-meters with a time of 10:58.27…Placed fourth in the 5000-meters at the South Alabama Invitational with a time of 19:17.81…Placed 16th at the Sun Belt Championship in the 5000-meters with a time of 19:03.41…Placed 14th in the 10000-meters at the Sun Belt Championship with a time of 39:44.34…Is on the SAAC for the Track and Cross Country teams…Is the sophomore representative for the Circle K…Was named co-captain for the 2010 season for Cross Country. Freshman (Cross Country): Finished 14th in first collegiate cross country race at the Trojan Invitational, running a time of 12:50.64 on the 3K course ... Finished 75th overall at the Crimson Classic, in first collegiate 5K race, running a time of 20:51.80 ... Finished 33rd at the Gulf Coast Stampede, completing the 5K course in a time of 20:05.00 ... Finished 14th overall at the Coach O Invitational, running a time of 11:56.72 on the 3K course ... Finished 33rd at the Sun Belt Conference Cross Country Championships, running a time of 22:37.06 on the 5K course. High School Ran cross country for head coach Paul Agnew at Baker High School in Mobile, Alabama ... A three-year letterwinner who ran a personal best 20:05

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in the 5K ... Ran a personal best 12:40 in the two-mile run ... Named Runner of the Week during junior season ... Named All-County ... Finished 10th at Daphne race ... Finished fifth at MCCCC ... Finished sixth at the high school sectional meet ... Finished third at the Challenge of Champions race ... Named Runner of the Week during senior season ... Named All-County during senior season ... Finished 14th overall at the Jessie Owens race in Mobile ... Named to the Mobile Press Register ‘Super Seven’ during senior season ... Finished fifth at the Challenge of Champions ... Finished fifth at Daphne ... finished 10th at MCCCC ... Finished third at Foley ... Claimed sectional championship during senior season. Personal: Full name is Morgan Ann Paulson ... Born July 23, 1991 ... Daughter of Pamela and Patrick Paulson ... Has one brother, Patrick Jr., and one sister, Allison ... twin sister, Allison, runs track and field/cross country for Troy University ... Member of 3.0 GPA Recognition Club at Troy University.

Conference Championship with a time of 22:58.5…Named to Sun Belt Conference Commissioner’s List

Freshman Season (Track): Competed in outdoor track for the Trojans… Finished sixth in the 3000-meter at the Jaguar Invitational…Ran personal best in 3000-meter with time of 12:06.45…Finished seventh in 5000-meter at Coach “O” Invitational…Set personal best of 22:51.55 in the 5000-meter High School ... Ran track for coach Greg McCrelis at Madison County High School... Participated in the 800m, 1600m, and 4X800 ... Ran a personal best of 22:50 in the 5k ... Ran a personal best of 2:50 in the 800m ... Ran a personal best of 6:29 in the 1600m. Personal: ... Full name is Anna Claire Scarlett ... Born May 12th, 1993 ... Daughter of David and Jill Scarlett ... Has one sister, Ivy (15) ... Was an honor student ... Majoring in Athletic Training... Chancellor Scholarship recipient.

Megan schunuelle

morgan paulson

Junior |Javelin Auburn, Ala. Auburn HS Sophomore Season: Competed in javelin during outdoor season for the Trojans… Placed 13th at Louisiana Classics setting personal best 131-1 meters…Placed sixth at Tiger Track Classic…Finished third at Georgia Relays…Ranked fifth on Troy’s All-Time list in javelin…Member of Troy’s “3.5” Club…Member of Provost List… Member of Sun Belt Commissioner’s List [High School] Lettered in track all four years of high school…Was coached by Dee Oliver, Dan Norton and Cindy Hunt…Competed in javelin, shot put, discus, 800-meters, high jump and 1 mile…Holds a school record in the javelin with a personal best of 110’…Also ran Cross Country for four years. Personal: Full name is Megan Lynn Schnuelle…Is the daughter of Deana and Archie Schnuelle…Has one brother, Tyler…Has one sister, Sarah Jo…Biomedical sciences major.

anna claire scarlett Sophomore | Distance Gurley, Ala. Madison County HS Sophomore Season (Cross Country): Competed in all seven meets for the Trojans… Placed fifth on the team at the NCAA Regionals, completing the 5k course in 26:23.9, a season best… Finished 18th overall at the Coach O Invitational with a 5k time of 23:13.68… Placed 13th overall and fifth on the team at the Troy Invitational... Named to the Sun Belt Commissioner’s List in 2012. Freshman Season (Cross Country): Competed in three races for the Trojans, including the Sun Belt Conference Championship…Recorded a time of 14:51.12 at season opener Trojan Invitational…Finished 23rd with a time of 23:45.51 at the Coach “O” Invitational…Set a personal best on an 8K course at the Sun Belt

kellen shirley RS Freshman | Javelin Robertsdale, Ala. Robertsdale HS Freshman Season: Redshirted…Member of Troy’s “3.0” Club…Member of Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll High School: Participated in track & field, volleyball, and golf in high school ... Competed in javelin (117’6”), discus (84’), shot put (28’), and hammer (60’) ... Made all-county team each year in high school ... Placed fifth in state for javelin her senior year ... holds school record for javelin ... Made all-county team and allstate second team in volleyball ... Was team captain and made all-county team in golf ... Honor student. Personal: Full name is Kellen Jean Shirley ... Born June 4, 1993 ... Daughter of Susan and Allen Shirley ... Has one brother, Blake (16) ... Has one sister, Elyse (24) ... Majoring in physical eduaction... Chancellor Scholarship recipient.

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2012-13 Student Athletes Tiffany Slater

shayla smith

Junior|Sprints Columbus, Ga. Shaw HS

Senior| Throws Orlando, Fla. Oak Ridge HS

Sophomore Season (Cross Country): Competed in one race…Set a time of 17:14.16 at the 3200-meter Trojan Invitational…Named to Sun Belt Conference Commissioner’s List Sophomore Season (Track): Competed in indoor and outdoor track…Participated in 100-meter, 200-meter, 400-meter and 800-meter…Set season best 58.86 in the 400-meter in outdoor track…Recorded personal best of 2:40.00 in the 800-meter during indoor track season…Member of Troy University’s Dean’s List…Made Troy University Provost List…Public Relations Chair for Student Athletic Advisory Committee Freshman Season (Track): Competed in indoor and outdoor track…Participated in 100-meter, 200-meter, 400-meter, 800-meter, 400-meter hurdles, triple jump and 4x100-meter relay team…Set personal best of 58.63 in the 400-meter during outdoor season…Recorded personal best 1:12.58 in the 400-meter hurdles. High School: Lettered in track all four years of high school…Coached by Edgar Johnson…Competed in 100-meters, 100-meter hurdles, 200-meters, 400-meters, 4x100-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay and 4x200-meter relay….Was runner-up in the region 200-meters in junior year…Member of 4x100-meter relay that won at region in junior year…Was named captain in her senior season…Member of 4x100-meter relay team that was runner-up at state in her senior year…Member of the 4x400-meter relay team that placed fifth at state her senior year…Recorded a personal best in the 200-meters with a time of 25.82…Recorded a personal best in the 100-meters with a time of 12.92…Also, competed in cheerleading for two years…Was voted class vice-president…Was Beta club president…Was an honor student. Personal: Full name is Tiffany Tierra Slater…Is the daughter of Beatrice T. Slater… Has one sister, Whitney…Majoring in broadcast journalism

jackie smith Freshman| Throws Spanish Fort, Ala. Spanish Fort HS Freshman Season (Cross Country): Finished 25th at the Coach O Invitational with a time of 24:57.37 (5k)… Took sixth on the team at the Troy Invitational to begin the season, completing the 5k course in 25:25.74… Posted a season-best 5k time of 24:03.7 at the Sun Belt Championships in Bowling Green, Ky. High School: Lettered at Spanish Fort High School for four years…Participant in 400-meter, 800-meter, 4x400-meter relay, 4x800-meter relay, javelin and heptathlon…Set personal best in the 800-meter with a time of 2:29…Personal record in 5K is 20:56…Team was county champions for four years...Was state qualifier in track for four years…Was state qualifier for cross country for six years…Was section champion in the Javelin as a junior and senior…As a senior, was county champion in javelin, 800-meter and 4x400-meter relay…Holds Spanish Fort record in javelin, heptathlon, 4x400-meter relay, 4x800-meter relay…Also lettered in basketball for one season. Personal: Full name is Jacquelyn Aubin Smith…Was born May 2, 1994…Is the daughter of J.R. and Teri Smith…Has one brother, Wren…Is an Athletic Training major

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Junior Season: Competed in both indoor and outdoor seasons…Participated in shot put, discus throw, hammer throw and weight throw…Placed 19th at Sun Belt Indoor Conference Championships in weight throw recording a personal best of 42-4 ¼ …Set personal best for shot put with 34-6 ¼ meters in the Coach “O” Invitational…Finished 12th in discus throw at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships recording a personal best of 127-4 meters…Set personal best of 141-9 meters and placed 14th in hammer throw at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships…Ranked in top ten on Troy’s All-Time list for hammer throw… Member of Troy’s “3.0” Club…Member of Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll…Member of Troy Women Academic All-American team Sophomore: Set a personal best in the weight throw with a distance of 12.65 meters at the MTSU meet placing 8th … Set a personal best in the shot put with a throw of 9.79 meters placing 12th … Placed 12th in the Sun Belt Conference Championships in the discus throw with a throw of 37.58 meters … Set personal best in the hammer throw with a throw of 40.23 meters at the Sun Belt Conference Championships, just missing the all-time ranking list … Member of the 2011 Academic All-American team. Freshman: Redshirted for the Indoor season but participated in the outdoor season…Competed in the discus…Placed eighth at the South Alabama Invitational and the Southern Miss Invitational in the discus. High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach William (Bill) Stamper at Oak Ridge High School in Orlando, Fla. ... Participated in the shot put and discus during prep career ... Threw a personal-best 31’4” in the shot put during prep career ... Recorded a personal-best distance of 123’11” in the discus during prep career ... Helped lead team to three Florida Class 3A State Championships during prep career ... Helped lead team to three Metro championships during prep career ... Helped lead team to three Regional championships during prep career ... Helped lead team to three District championships during prep career ... Also lettered one year in basketball ... Graduated as an honor student ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Named Class President of her senior class. Personal: Full name is Shayla Denise Smith ... Born March 23, 1991 ... Daughter of Shandra and Charles Smith ... Has three sisters; La’Shantis, Sharnise and Shawndrika ... Majoring in psychology with a minor in biology.

nicole studstill Senior | Throws Decatur, Ga. Towers HS Junior Season: Competed in both indoor and outdoor seasons for the Trojans… Participated in shot put, discus throw, hammer throw and weight throw…Finished 11th and set personal best of 50-11 meters in the weight throw at the Sun Belt Indoor Conference Championships…Ranked sixth on Troy’s All-Time list in weight throw…Scored seventh in shot put at Sun Belt Indoor Conference Championships recording a personal best of 42-9 meters…Ranked sixth on Troy’s All-Time list in

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2012-13 Student Athletes shot put…Finished fourth at Louisiana Classics in discus throw setting a personal best of 148-39 meters …Set outdoor season best in shot put at Louisiana Classics with 40-7 ½ meters placing 14th …Throw ranked second on Troy’s All-Time list… Recorded personal best of 157’-7” in hammer throw placing 16th at War Eagle Invitational…Throw ranked fourth on Troy’s All-Time list…Scored seventh at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships in discus…Finished 11th in hammer throw at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships…Placed 15th in shot put at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships…Member of Troy’s “3.5” Club…Member of Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll…Academic All-American Sophomore Season: Recorded personal best in the weight throw with a distance of 14.75 meters at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships … Recorded a personal best in the shot put with a distance of 12.20 meters at the Blue Raider Invitational. Outdoor: Set a personal best in the shot put with a distance of 12.99 meters at the Coach “O” Invitational which ties her for 6th all-time at Troy … Set a personal best in the hammer throw with a throw of 46.96 meters at the Coach “O” Invitational placing 5th and moved her to 7th all-time at Troy … Set a personal best at the Sun Belt Conference championships in the discus throw with a distance of 43.96 meters placing 5th and moving to 4th all-time at Troy … Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll … 2011 Academic All-American team. Freshman Season: Participated in the indoor and outdoor track seasons… Competed in the discus, hammer, shot put, and weight throws…Recorded a personal best during the indoor season in the shot put with a throw of 11.35 meters (37-3)…Recorded a personal best in the weight throw during the indoor season with a length of 13.22 meters (43-4½) at the Blue Raider Invitational placing fourth…Participated in the weight throw at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships… Placed second at the Coach “O” Invitational in the shot put with a personal best throw of 11.03 meters (36-2¼)…Tied for fourth at the South Alabama Invitational in the discus with a personal best throw of 38.95 meters (127-9)…Recorded a personal best in the hammer at the Sun Belt Championships with at throw of 39.57 meters (129-10)…Placed 11th at the Sun Belt Championships in the discus with a throw of 38.01 meters (124-8)…Member of the Fall and Spring 3.0 Troy University Recognition Club…Named to the Sun Belt Academic Honor roll.

Junior Season (Cross Country): Raced in two races…Posted a time of 16:48.42 at the two mile Trojan Invitational…Member of Sun Belt Conference Commissioner’s List Junior Season (Track): Competed in outdoor track…Participated in 800-meters … Set personal best 2:32.69 in the 800-meter Sophomore Season (Track): Competed in outdoor track...Recorded personal best of 91-1 ½ meters in hammer throw Freshman Season: Redshirted for the 2010 track seasons…Member of the 3.0 Troy University Recognition Club…Named to the Sun Belt Academic Honor roll. High School: Six-year letterwinner for coaches Tony Taylor and Jenna Airolotta at Edgewood Academy in Elmore, Alabama ... Competed in the 200-meters, 400-meters, discus, long jump and triple jump ... Recorded a personal-best throw of 95’ in the discus during junior season ... Finished as the state runner-up during junior season ... Claimed the junior varsity state championship in the discus ... Named team captain during freshman season ... Finished as the state runner-up in the sophomore season ... Named team captain during sophomore season ... Named team captain during senior season ... Holds the school record in the discus ... Holds the school record in the triple jump ... Lettered six years in basketball ... Named to AISA Regional All-Star Team ... Lettered six years in softball ... Lettered six years in softball ... Also participated in cheerleading ... Graduated 19th in her senior class. Personal: Full name is Sally Anne Taunton ... Born May 4, 1991 ... Daughter of Terri and Steve Taunton ... Uncle, Jim Braford, played football at the University of Alabama ... Member of 3.0 GPA Recognition Club at Troy University.

candice vaughn Senior | Sprinter Madison, Ala. Bob Jones HS

High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach Edward Senter at Towers High School in Decatur, Georgia ... Participated in the discus and shot put during prep career ... Recorded a personal-best throw of 34’7” in the shot put during prep career ... Recorded a personal-best throw of 117’7” in th discus during prep career ... Won the region championship during junior season ... State qualifier during junior season ... Claimed the district championship during senior season .... Claimed region championship during senior season ... Finished as the state runner-up during senior season ... Received the Female Athletic Award during senior season ... Holds the school record for the discus with a throw of 117’7” ... Named track and field cocaptain during junior and senior seasons ... Also lettered two years in volleyball during prep career ... Lettered one year in cross country ... Graduated as an honor student ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Graduated seventh in her senior class at Towers High School.

Junior Season: Competed in both indoor and outdoor track seasons…Participated in 55-meter dash, 200-meter, 400-meter and 4x400-meter relay…Set indoor personal best in 400-meter with a time of 58.10…Ranked seventh on Troy’s AllTime list…Scored sixth in the 4x400-meter relay at Sun Belt Indoor Conference Championships…Set overall personal best in 400-meter during outdoor season with time of 55.89…Set personal best in 200-meter with time of 24.83 at Jaguar Invitational…Scored fifth in the 4x400-meter relay at the Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships... Ranked fourth in outdoor 400-meter and seventh in indoor 400-meter.

Personal: Full name is Nicole Michelle Studstill ... Born June 17, 1991 ... Daughter of Vernice and Scottie Studstill ... Has three sisters; Shana, Neyna and Neichelle ... Member of 3.0 GPA Recognition Club at Troy University for fall 2009.

Prior to Troy: Attended Albany State under coach Kenneth Taylor ... Team won SIAC in 2011 ... Sprinter of the Year in 2010 ... Rookie of the year in 2010 ... 2011 4x400-meter relay All-Americans D2 Championships.

sally taunton Junior | Distance Wetumpka, Ala. Edgewood Academy

High School: Participated in track & field uncer coach Robin Gaines ... Participated in club Huntsville Metro under coach Joe Henderson ... Competed in 100-meters, 200-meters, 400-meters, 4x100-meter relays and 4x400-meter relays ... Section and metro champions 2007-2009 ... Made all-metro team in 2008 and 2009 .. Named most outstanding sprinter in 2008 and 2009 ... Holds the school record in 400-meters. Personal: Full name is Candice Maureen Vaughn... Born June, 3, 1991 ... Daughter of Maureen and James Vaughn ... Father James played football at Jacksonville State ... Majoring in sports management.

Junior Season (Cross Country): Competed in three meets for the Trojans… Finished 28th at the Coach O Invitational with a 5k time of 25:54.59, a season best… Took 24th at the Troy Invitational to begin the season.

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2012-13 Student Athletes amiracle watson

regionals junior and senior year ... Placed second at state junior year ... Placed fourth at state senior year.

R. Sophomore | Sprints Mobile, Ala. Murphy HS

Personal: Full name is Margaret Haley Watts ... Born January 30, 1993 ... Daughter of Alice and Paul Watts ... Has two sisters, Chandler (15) and Stella (8)... Majoring in broadcast journalism.

Sophomore Season: Redshirted Freshman Season: Ranks 10th all-time in the 4x100-meter relay at Troy … Placed 7th in the 400-meters at the indoor conference meet … Placed 6th in the 4x400meter relay at the indoor conference meet … Scored in the 4x400-meter relay at the outdoor conference meet... Ranked seventh all-time in the indoor 400-meter. High School: Ran track all four years of school…Coached by Coach Oliver at Murphy…Competed in the 100-meters, 200-meters, 400-meters, 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay…Was named All-County in her freshman season… In her freshman season was named All-Metro and All-State…Was awarded runner of the week…Was named All-County, All-Metro and All-State in her sophomore season…Placed third in the 400-meters in the Mobile Meet of Champions in her sophomore season…Member of the of the 4x100-meter relay that won the Mobile Meet of Champions in her junior year with a time of 47.5…Won the County Championship in the 200-meters and 400-meters in her junior season…Placed third at the Mobile Meet of Champions in the 200-meters with a time of 25.0… Member of the 4x100-meter relay that won the County Championship…Named to the All-County, All-Metro and All-State teams in her junior season…Named to the All-County, All-Metro and All-State teams in her senior season…Was awarded the Athlete of the Year at Murphy High School senior year…Placed fourth at state in the 400-meters…Member of the 4x100-meter relay team that won state her senior season with a time of 48.1…Member of the 4x100-meter relay team that won the Mobile Meet of Champions…Set a school record in the 400-meters when she recorded a personal best time of 57.2…Was also a member of the volleyball team for two years…Competed on the Mobile Park and Recreation Department club team for ten years where she was coached by Sam Pettaway. Personal: Full name is Amiracle Sha’Ron Watson…Is the daughter of Sharon and Louis Watson…Has one brother, Louis…Has two sisters, Angel and Jakara…Major undecided.

Haley Watts Sophomore | Jumps Tallahassee, Fla. Lawton Chiles HS Freshman Season: Competed in pole vault for the Trojans in the indoor and outdoor seasons…Scored seventh at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships setting personal best in pole vault with 10-2 ½ meters…First Trojan to score in pole vault since joining the Sun Belt...Ranked third on Troy’s All-Time List for pole vault in Outdoor track…Tied for second on Troy’s All-Time list for pole vault in indoor track…Ranks third all-time in the pole vault at Troy... Member of Troy’s “3.5” Club…Member of Sun Belt Commissioner’s List

Erin woods Freshman | Jumps Hoover, Ala. Spain Park HS High School: Lettered for four years at Spain Park under Coach Michael Zelwak… Competed in 4x100-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay, triple jump, long jump and shot put…Recorded personal best in triple jump with score of 35-6…Personal best in long jump was 16-2.75…Shot put personal best was 30-5…Team Captain… Indoor State Championship qualifier in triple jump and long jump as a senior… Member of the 4x200-meter relay that ranked 4th in state during indoor season senior year…Finalist at Outdoor State Championship in triple jump as a senior… Was top 15 in the state in triple jump Personal: Full name is Erin Nicole Woods…Was born May 11, 1994…Is the daughter of Danny and Marilyn Woods…Has two sisters, Erika and Rebecca… Is a biology major

Carley wright Freshman | Hepthalon Coosada, Ala. Stanhope Elmore HS High School: Four year letter winner at Stanhope Elmore High School…Participant in heptathlon, 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash, 4x100-meter relay, 4x200-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay and javelin…Recorded personal best in 200-meter dash with a time of 26.82 seconds…Personal best in heptathlon was 3378…Was team captain and MVP as a sophomore, junior, and senior…Was state qualifier for the 4x100- meter relay and 4X400-meter relay…Holds record at Stanhope Elmore for 200-meter dash, 4x100-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay, and heptathlon…Also lettered in volleyball for three seasons…Was MVP, team captain and All-County Personal: Full name is Carley Nicolle Wright…Is the daughter of David Wright and Rose Evans…Was born November 5, 1993…Has two brothers, David and Joe… Is a nursing major

High School: Participated in track & field in high school under coach Scott Gowan ... Also participated in the Big Ben Vault Club under coach Warren Lickson ... Competed in the 100-meters (14.59), 200-meters (29.0), 4x100-meter relay, 4x200-meter relay, high jump and pole vault (11’) ... Placed first at district and

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Sophomore | Distance Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. Ft. Walton Beach HS

nicolo’ bolla

Sophomore Season (Cross Country): Competed in six meets in 2012, taking home third on the team four times… Ran a season-best 8k time of 27:51.02 at the Azalea City Classic on September 15, finishing third on the team… Also placed third on the team at the Sun Belt Conference Championships, completing the 8k course in 29:12.8… Placed eighth overall at the Coach O Invitational hosted by Troy with a time of 30:41.09. Freshman Season (Cross Country): Ran in five meets…Was top 3 runner consecutively for the Trojans…Came in 23rd and recorded a time of 17:31.66 at the 5K Trojan Invitational…Recorded a time of 29:03 in the 8K Georgia State Invitational…At 8K Seminole Invitational recorded time of 30:31.29…Came in 24th with a time of 31:02.88 at the 8K Coach “O” Invitational…Set a personal best in an 8K at the Sun Belt Conference Championship with a time of 28:58.7…Made the Sun Belt Commissioner’s List Freshman Season (Track): Competed in outdoor track for the Trojans…Participated in 3000-meter and 5000-meter…Set a personal best of 9:22.28 in the 3000 meters…Finished sixth in the 5000-meter at the Coach “O” Invitational…In 5000-meter set a personal best of 16:18.41 at UNF Spring Break Invitational High School: Ran track for coach Lissete Moller and Jeff Fields at Fort Walton Beach High School ... Ran a personal best of 2:00 in the 800m ... Ran a personal best 4:28 in the 1600m ... Ran a personal best of 9:56 in the 3200m ... 4-time All County Team ... 2-time 3200m county champion ... Member of all-state team in 4X800 senior year ... Holds a school record in the 4X1600 Distance Medley Relay ... Also on the swimming team. Personal ... Full name is Samuel James Ammons. ... Born July 27th, 1993 ... Son of Michael and Therese Ammons ... Has one brother, David (16) ... Member of Mu Alpha Theta, Spanish Honor Club, Beta Club, Physics Competition Team, Boy Scouts, Order of The Arrow, and Honor Society ... Majoring in Mathematics/Computer Sciences... Chancellor Scholarship recipient.

Nicolo’ bolla Senior | Throws Castelnovo, Italy ITCG Cahaneo Junior Season: Participated in hammer throw and weight throw for the Trojans…Set personal best of 55-3 feet in the weight throw, winning North Florida Invitational… Placed second at Sun Belt Conference Championship in hammer throw…Member of Sun Belt All-Conference team…Placed 17th at the NCAA First Round in hammer throw…Holds Sun Belt record in the hammer throw recording a 209-5 foot throw at the Coach “O” Invitational…Two time Sun Belt Athlete of the Week…NCAA First Round Qualifier…Member of Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll High School: Participated in Cus Parma club under the coaching of Orlando Barbolini ... Named Italian Champion for the hammer throw in 2010 ... Set a personal best in the hammer throw in 2011 with a distance of 62.81 meters. Personal: Son of Elbe Bolla ... Has one brother, Carlo ... Majoring in Business Administration... Currently in graduate school.

Zack CaLhoun Sophomore Sprints/Hurdles Mobile, Ala. LeFlore HS Freshman Season: Participated in 100-meter, 400-meter, 110-meter hurdles, 400-meter hurdles and 4x400-meter relay for the Trojans during the outdoor season…Recorded time of 50.51 in the 400-meter setting a personal best…Set personal best in 110-meter hurdles with time of 15.16…Recorded personal best time in 400-meter hurdles with time of 55.73…Scored eighth in Sun Belt Outdoor Championships in the 4x400-meter relay High School: Participated in track and football in high school ... Under coach Julius Avery and a member of Avery Athletics team ... Made First Team All-Regional his senior year in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 40.5 ... Holds school record in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.5 Personal: Son of Darlesta and Rickey Calhoun ... Has two brothers, Roderick (24) and Justin (23) … Majoring in Secondary Education.

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2012-13 Student Athletes myles charley

Thaddeus Curtis

Freshman | Jumps Hoover, Ala. Spain Park HS

Junior | Hurdles Mobile, Ala. Murphy HS

High School: Was a four year letter winner at Spain Park under Coach Michael Zelwak…Competed in 200-meter, 4x100-meter relay, 4x200-meter relay, 4x400meter relay, triple jump and long jump…Personal best in 200-meter was 22.24 seconds…Set personal best of 22’6 in long jump and 48’4 in triple jump…Team was Alabama State Indoor Champions senior year…As a freshman was a USATF Junior Olympics All-American in the triple jump…As a junior was Alabama High School State Runner-up in triple jump and was a USATF Junior Olympic All-American in the triple jump…Senior year was Alabama High School Indoor Track Champion in the triple jump…Holds Spain Park school record for triple jump and is the current AHSAA Indoor State record holder…Also competed on Club Elite of Birmingham Personal: Full name is Myles Yul Salim Ray Charley…Is the son of Bobby and Sharon Charley…Was born December 22, 1993…Has two sisters, Nicole and Simone… Sister Nicole competes in track and field at Auburn University…Is a Sport and Fitness Management major

thaddeus curtis

Sophomore Season: Participated in 100-meter, 110-meter hurdles, 400-meter hurdles, 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relays for the Trojans during the outdoor season…Recorded personal best of 53.86 in 400-meter hurdles…Ranks eighth on Troy’s All-Time list for 400-meter hurdles…Placed fifth at Sun Belt Outdoor Championships in 110-meter hurdles with personal best time of 14.14…Ranked second on Troy’s All-Time list for 110-meter hurdles…NCAA First Round qualifier for 110-meter hurdles…Scored at Sun Belt Outdoor Championships in 110-meter hurdles, 400-meter, 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay Freshman Season: Earned a Sun Belt medal at the Sun Belt Conference in Middle Tennessee running third leg on the 4x100 meter relay ... Ran with the 4x100m realy at the NCAA First Round qualifying meet High School: Lettered all four years at Murphy High School …Competed in hurdle and relay races…Placed second in state in the 300-meter hurdles with a personal best time of 39.2…Ran club track for Mobile County Striders. Personal: Son of Altovise Curtis and Ricky Glenn…Born October 13, 1991…has one brother, LaDarrien…Is a criminal justice major and a minor in human resources.

jaron davis R-Freshman | Hurdles Mobile, Ala. B.C. Rain HS High School: Lettered for two years at Ben C. Rain under Coach Shondrey Young… Competed in 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and pole vault…Recorded personal best in 110 hurdles with a time of 14.28 and 300 hurdles with a time of 39.45… Set personal best in pole vault at 10.00”…As a senior was county and regional champion and was named All-Metro…Won state championship in 110 and 300 hurdles as a senior…Senior year won 5th place in Junior Olympics and Golden South meet…Holds school record in 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and pole vault…Also lettered in football for three seasons Personal: Full name is Jaron Meshach Davis…Was born April 6, 1993…Is the son of Ron Davis and Lolita Pugh…Has one brother, Jeffery Morrsiette, and two sisters, Jarhonda and Shannon…Father competed in track at Troy University…Is a Sport and Fitness Management major

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2012-13 Student Athletes Nathan dobbs RS-Freshman | Hurdles Grayson, Ga. Grayson HS Freshman Season: Medical Redshirt…Member of Troy “3.0” Club…Member of Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll High School: Lettered four years in track... Also participate in basketball and football ... Track coach was Jason Abner, and Titans club coach was Tony Carpentar ... School record in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.12 ... School record in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 38.93 ... Participated in the AAU Junior Olympics his sophomore year in the 110 and 400-meter hurdles ... Lettered his freshman, sophomore, and junior year. Personal: Son of Sherridon and Glenn Dobbs ... Has two brothers, Shaun (22) and Kyle (18), and one sister Kara (21) ... Majoring in social science education... Leadership scholarship recipient.

zach douglas Freshman | Throws Cullman, Ala. West Point HS High School: Participate in track at West Point High School in West Point, Ala. … During his junior season he placed first in sectionals and sixth in the state in the shot put, with a season-long throw of 47’ 8” … Placed second in the discus at sectionals, 10th at states … Also placed 12th at states in the javelin … During senior season, set personal-bests of 51’ 3” in the shot put and 155’ in the discus, finishing sixth and 10th at states, respectively. Personal: Son of Paula Homes and David Douglas … Born on November 2, 1992 … Full name is Zachary David Douglas … Also played football, basketball and golf in high school, earning all-region nods in football and basketball twice … Majoring in history.

douglas dyer Sophomore | Decathlon Frostproof, Fla. Frostproof HS

High School: Participated in football, basketball and track ... District champs in track in 2011 under Clay Brantley ... Named All-County Honorable mention in 2011 ... Captain of the football team in 2011 ... Made second team all-regional for football ... Received Coaches Award for basketball junior and senior year ... Member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Son of Nina and Jack Dyer ... Has one brother, David (17) ... Majoring in Biomedical Science... Millenium Scholarship recipient... Sun Belt Commissioner’s List… Academic All-American.

Garrett Eaise Freshman| Sprints Pelham, Ala. Pelham HS High School: Lettered for four seasons at Pelham High School…Competed in 60-meter sprints, 200-meter, 400-meter and 300-meter hurdles…Set personal best of 7.62 seconds in 60-meter sprints…Recorded personal best of 23.34 seconds in 200-meter and 52.07 seconds in 400-meter…Set personal best of 37.88 seconds in the 300-meter…As a senior, won gold medal in 4x100 meter relay, silver in the 400-meter race and bronze in the 4x400-meter relay at district championship. Personal: Full name is Garrett Peter Eaise…Is the son of Peter Williston and Susan Eaise…Was born May 14, 1994…Has three brothers and two sisters…Is currently undecided on a major.

Brandon farrish Freshman | Jumps Alabaster, Ala. Thompson HS High School: Four year letter winner at Thompson High School in Alabaster… Participant in long jump, triple jump, high jump, decathlon, 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and javelin…Personal best in 110 hurdles is time of 15.41 seconds and 300 hurdles is a time of 40.8 …Recorded personal best in high jump at 6’6…Competed in state championship as sophomore, junior and senior…Was team captain junior and senior years…Holds school record for high jump and decathlon with 5471 points…. State finalist in 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles…Competed on Speed City club team…Also lettered in football for a season Personal: Full name is Brandon Michael Farish…Is the son of Tim and Donna Farish… Was born April 26, 1994…Has one brother, T.J., and one sister, Courtney…Father played baseball at Wallace State Community College…Is currently undecided on a major

Freshman Season: Competed in 110-meter hurdles, 400-meter hurdles and 4x400-meter relay for the Trojans during the outdoor season…Set personal best of 16.33 in the 110-meter hurdles…Recorded personal best of 55.06 in 400-meter hurdles…Member of Troy’s “3.0” Club…Member of Chancellor’s List…Member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society.

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2012-13 Student Athletes Neko Freeman Senior | Sprints Lawrenceville, Ga. Central Gwinnett HS Junior Season: Participated in 60-meter dash, 100-meter, 200-meter and 4x100-meter relay….Set personal best in 60-meter dash with time of 6.75… Ranked number one in 60-meter dash for Sun Belt Conference…Ran season best in 100-meter at Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championship with time of 10.46… Recorded personal best in 200-meter with time of 21.50…Ranked number five on Troy’s All-Time List for 100-meter and second for 4x100-meter relay…Tied for second in points scored at Sun Belt Conference Championships…NCAA East Region qualifier in 100-meter…Named first team All-Conference in 100-meter…Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll…Named Team Captain for Track Jumps/Sprints for the 201213 season…Representative for track on Student Athletic Advisory Committee… Academic All-American…Nominated as representative to Sport Management Forum Sophomore Season: Participated in the outdoor track season… Competed in the 100-meters and 4x100-meter relay ... Academic All-American ... Season best in the 100-meter dash came at Morehouse running a time of 10.38 seconds ... Placed fourth at the Sun Belt Regional Qualifier in the 100-meters... Season best in the 4x100 came at Birmingham Southern with a time of 40.36 seconds ... Commissioner’s List. Freshman Season: Competed in the 100-meters, 200-meters, 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay…Won the South Alabama Invitational in the 100-meters with a time of 10.48…Placed second at the War Eagle Invitational in the 100-meters with a time of 10.45…Placed second at he Southern Miss Invitational in the 200-meters with a time of 21.94…Placed third at the Coach “O” Invitational in the 200-meters with a time of 20.9…Tied for third at the Coach “O” Invitational in the 100-meters with a time of 10.2…Placed third at the Southern Miss Invitational with a time of 10.93 in the 100-meters...Was runner-up at the Sun Belt Championships in the 100-meters with a time of 10.37…Placed seventh at the Sun Belt Championships in the 200-meters with a time of 21.49…Member of the 4x100-meter relay team that won the Sun Belt Championships…Member of the 4x100-meter relay team that is ranked second all-time at Troy…Recorded a personal best in the 200-meter at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic with a time of 21.34…Set a Troy recorded for the first leg of the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 39.9…Ranked fifth all-time at Troy in the 100-meters…Is in the top 10 all-time at Troy in the 200-meters…Qualified for the NCAA First Round in the 100-meters and 4x100-meter relay…Member of the Fall and Spring 3.0 Troy University Recognition Club…Named to the Sun Belt Academic Honor roll. High School: Lettered one season in track and field at Central Gwinnett High School for coach Matt Horsey ... Participated in the long jump, high jump and 100-meters ... Also participated as a member of the 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relay teams ... During senior season, named All-County ... During senior season, named AllRegion ... Named Most Valuable Athlete on team ... Holds the school record in the 100-meters with a time of 10.62 seconds ... Also a member of school record holding team in the 4x100-meter relay ... Lettered three seasons in football ... Named a Scholar Athlete ... Named Player of the Week multiple times ... Graduated in the top half of senior class.

neko freeman edward hardy Freshman | Sprints Lehigh Acres, Fla. East Lee County HS High School: Was a two year letter winner at East Lee County High School in Florida…Competed in 200-meters, 400-meters, 600-meters, 4X100-meter relay, 4X400-meter relay and 5 medley…As a senior, competed in AAU Junior Olympics…Took eighth in 400-meters at State Championship…Recorded fastest time in 400-meters at Regional Championship as a senior…Holds East Lee County High records for 4X100-meter relay, 4X400-meter relay, 100-meter, 200-meter, 400-meter and 600-meter relay…Also lettered in football for one season Personal: Full name is Edward Vidal Hardy…Was born August 17, 1994…Is the son of William Hardy and Senedra Moore…Has five brothers and one sister…Is currently undecided on a major

Personal: Born September 6, 1989 ... Son of Donna Johnson and Toney Freeman ... Has three brothers; Montrae, Myan and Antonio ... Majoring in sports and fitness Management.

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2012-13 Student Athletes garric hawkins Sophomore |Distance Gadsden, Ala. Gadsden City HS Sophomore Season (Cross Country): Placed fifth in the season-opening Troy Invitational with an 8k time of 34:40.15… Ran a season-best 8k time of 30:31.19 at the Azalea City Classic, taking sixth on the team… Placed sixth on the team at the Coach O Invitational, finishing 17th overall with a time of 33:37.78. Freshman Season (Cross Country): Raced in two meets for the Trojans…Recorded a time of 19:32.55 at the 5K Trojan Invitational…Came in 30th with a time of 33.26.01 at the 8K Coach “O” Invitational…Member of the 2011 Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll Freshman Season (Track): Competed in 800-meter and 1500-meter during the outdoor season for the Trojans…Finished sixth in the 800-meter at the Jaguar Invitational…Set personal best of 2:02.42 in the 800-meter at the UNF Spring Break Invitational…Recorded personal best of 4:32.49 in 1500-meter High School ... Ran track for coach Ali Smith at Gadsden City High School... Participated in the 800-meters... Holds a school record of 2:00 in the 800-meters. Personal ... Full name is Garric Dwayne Hawkins, Jr. ... Born January 27, 1993 ... Son of Dwayne and Michelle Hawkins ... Has one sister, Tiffany ... Member of the Beta Club in high school ... Majoring in Nursing.

Larry Henry Senior|High Jump Hinesville, Ga. Bradwell Institute Junior Season: Participated in 200-meter, high jump, long jump and triple jump for the Trojans…Placed first at Coach “O” Invitational in high jump…At South Alabama Invitational placed first for high jump and triple jump…Set personal best of 6’11 ¾ placing first at Jaguar Invitational in high jump…Recorded personal best in triple jump at Jaguar Invitational placing first with 46’11 ½…Ranks second on Troy’s All-Time list for high jump …Won Sun Belt Conference Championship in high jump…First team All-Conference in high jump…Placed ninth at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships in triple jump…Tied for second in leader points at Sun Belt Conference Championship…Was NCAA First Round Qualifier in high jump… Named Team Captain At Large for 2012-13 season…Member of Chancellor’s List…Member of Sun Belt Commissioner’s List…Academic All-American Sophomore Season: Personal best in the high jump at the Coach “O” Invitational with a distance of 2.07 meters ... Placed first at the South Alabama Invitational in the high jump with a distance of 2.03 meters ... Holds the school record for 8th all-time in the high jump ... Personal best in the triple jump at the South Alabama Invitational with a distance of 13.80 meters ... Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll ... Provost List Fall 2010 ... 3.0 Troy Recognition Club fall and spring. Freshman Season: Participated in the outdoor track season…Competed in the high jump and triple jump…Won the high jump at the South Alabama Invitational with a height of 2.03 meters (6-8)…Won the Coach “O” Invitational in the high jump with

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2012-13 Student Athletes a height of 1.90 meters (6-2¾) …Placed second at the Southern Miss Invitational in the high jump with a height of 1.98 meters (6-6)…Placed second at the Morehouse Relays in the high jump with a height of 1.98 meters (6-6)…Tied for 10th the Sun Belt Championships in the high jump with a height of 1.90 meters (6-2¾) … Tied for the eighth place all-time at Troy in the high jump…Member of the Fall and Spring 3.0 Troy University Recognition Club…Named to the Sun Belt Academic Honor roll ... Provost List Fall 2009. High School: Three-year letterwinner for coaches Emmitt Watkins and Deandre Davis at the Bradwell Institute ... Participated in the high jump, long jump and triple jump ... Also participated in the 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relay teams ... Claimed the 2008 Region 3-AAAAA championship during senior season ... Claimed the 2008 Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state championship in the high jump during senior season ... Named the 2008 All-Greater Savannah Spring Athlete of the Year in track and field Personal: Full name is Larry Donell Henry, Jr. ... Born April 11, 1990 ... Son of Michelle Harris and Larry D. Henry, Sr. ... Has two brothers, Derrick and Desmond Banks ... Has two sisters, Shanice and Tamara Henry ... Member of 3.0 GPA Recognition Club at Troy University ... Majoring in Social Science... Currently in graduate school.

lance holley Sophomore| Sprints Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tuscaloosa Co. HS Freshman Season: Competed in the 100-meter and 200-meter during the outdoor season for Troy…Set personal best of 10.89 in the 100-meter…Recorded personal best of 22.35 in the 200-meter High School: Lettered in track under Coach Jeff McNealy at Tuscaloosa County High School…Participated in 100-meters, 200-meters, 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay…Set personal best of 10.95 in 100-meters and 22.05 in 200-meters…Recorded personal best of 42.65 in 4x100-meter relay and 3:19.81 in 4x400-meter relay…State qualifier in 4x100-meter relay as a freshman… Sophomore year was team MVP and state qualifier in 100-meters…Won second in 4x100-meter at State Championship as a junior…Senior year was team MVP, team Captain and state qualifier in the 100-meters and 200-meters…Holds school record in the 4x400-meter relay…Also lettered in football…Was team Captain…Member of Athletic Academic 3.5 Club…Member of West Alabama Team Personal: Full name is Lance Walter Holley, Jr….Was born October 11, 1992… Is the son of Lance Holley, Sr. and Renee King…Is a Business Management major

Jordan Howard Freshman | Sprints Monroeville, Ala. Monroeville HS

State Championship as a senior…Also lettered in basketball for three seasons… Was member of the 4A South Regional All-Tournament team, team captain and a member of the All-County team Personal: Full name is Jordan Terrel Howard…Was born August 9, 1994…Is the son of Julius Howard Jr. and Sabrina Penn-Kidd…Has four brothers, Jermaine, Julius Howard III, Javis and Jadarius Kidd…Is a Sport and Fitness Management major

Mackenzie Howell RS-Senior | Javelin Birmingham, Ala. John Carroll Catholic Junior Season: Competed in javelin during outdoor season for the Trojans… Recorded personal best of 65.68 meters scoring fifth at the Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships…Ranked second on Troy’s All-Time list in javelin…NCAA First Round Qualifier in javelin…Finished 29th at First Round Competition…Ranked 66th in NCAA for javelin…Member of Troy’s “3.0” Club…Member of Sun Belt Commissioner’s List…Member of Troy University Provost List…Member of National Honor Society Fraternity for Sport and Fitness Management…Student Athletic Advisory Committee representative…Currently in Graduate School majoring in Sport and Fitness Management Sophomore Season: Participated in the outdoor track season…Competed in the javelin…Placed second at the Southern Miss Invitational with a throw of 57.28 meters (187-11)…Placed third at the Coach “O” Invitational with a throw of 62.23 meters (204-2)…Placed third at the War Eagle Invitational with a throw of 55.99 meters (183-8)…Placed fifth at the South Alabama Invitational with a throw of 56.57 meters (185-7)…Placed fifth at the Sun Belt Championships with a throw of 58.91 meters (193-3)…Improved on the third longest javelin all-time at Troy which he already held with a throw of 62.23 meters (204-2), at the Coach “O” Invitational…Member of the Fall and Spring 3.0 Troy University Recognition Club… Named to the Sun Belt Academic Honor roll …2009 Provost List. Freshman Season: Threw the javelin in seven different meets for the Trojans as a true freshman ... Open the season with a throw of 48.54 meters at the Southern Invitational - the first outdoor meet of the season for the Trojans ... Followed that performance up with a throw of 51.57 meters at the Georgia Relays ... Recorded a throw of 50.75 meters at the FSU Relays to close out the month of March ... Recorded a distance of 55.07 meters at the War Eagle Invitational ... Recorded a distance of 52.60 meters at the Coach O Invitational ... Finished the season with a personal-best throw of 60.42 meters at the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... Finished fourth at Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the javelin ... Member of Troy University 3.0 Club ... USATF Junior Qualifier in the javelin ... Ranks second all-time at Troy University in the javelin. High School: Participated in track and field at John Carroll Catholic High School ... Participated in the javelin, shot put and discus for coach Bryan Burgess ... Won the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) state championship in the javelin during senior season ... Holds the John Carroll Catholic High School record in the javelin. Personal: Full name is Mackenzie Vincent Howell ... Born February 2, 1990 ... Son of Ben and Sally Howell ... Has one sister, Anna ... Majoring in Sports and Fitness Management... Currently in graduate school.

High School: Lettered for four years at Monroe County under Coach Morgan Middleton…Participated in 200-meter, 400-meter and 800-meter…Set personal best in 200-meter with a time of 23.0 seconds, in the 400-meter with a time of 49.8 seconds and in the 800-meter with a time of 2:05…Won bronze in the AHSAA State Championship in the 3200-meter relay as a junior…Won 400-meter AHSAA

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2012-13 Student Athletes Sam Johnson Sophomore | Decathlon Social Circle, Ga. Eastside HS Freshman Season: Competed in pole vault, shot put, javelin and decathlon for the Trojans during the outdoor season…Placed third in decathlon at Louisiana Classic…Scored fifth at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships in decathlon… Recorded personal best of 11.33 in 100-meter…Set personal best 16.55 meters in 110-meter hurdles…Tied for tenth on Troy’s All-Time list in pole vault…Set personal best in decathlon with 6285…Ranked sixth on Troy’s All-Time list for decathlon… Recorded personal best of 167’8 in javelin…Member of Troy’s “3.0” Club… Member of Sun Belt Commissioner’s List…Track representative on Student Athletic Advisory Committee

mackenzie howell

High School: Participated in swimming, cross country, track and baseball ... High school track coach was Frankey Iverson ... Won 4x400-meter relay 3A runner-up ... Placed third at state in the pole vault senior year ... Placed third in the decathlon at the AAU Nationals his junior year ... Named all-area and all-region in cross country. Personal: Full name is Samuel Troy Johnson ... Son of Tori and Rodney Johnson ... Majoring in sports and fitness management... Leadership Scholarship recipient.

Enock Kirui Isaac Jennings Freshman | Jumps Sylacauga Ala. Sylacauga HS High School: Lettered for four years at Sylacauga High School under coach Jeff Steers…Competed in triple jump, long jump, 100-meter and 4X100-meter relay… Recorded a personal best of 44”4.5 in the triple jump…Set personal best in long jump with 22”3…Placed second at State Championship in the triple jump as a junior and senior…Also lettered in football for three seasons…Was named All-County Defensive Back, team captain and First Team-Large School as a senior. Personal: Full name is Isaac Hakeem Jennings...Is the son of Michael and Phyllis Jennings…Was born April 28, 1994…Has two brothers, Jeremy Welch and Michael Jennings…Is undecided on a major.

Senior | Distance

Kencho, Kenya Cheptenye HS

Junior Season (Cross Country): Competed in six events for the Trojans, placing first on the team in all six… Took home first place at the Coach O Invitational with an 8k time of 27:25.08… Ran a season-best 8k at the Sun Belt Conference Championships, completing the course in 25:58.7, earning third-team All-Sun Belt accolades… Placed third at the season-opening Troy Invitational… Placed 62nd at the NCAA Regionals in Tallahassee, Fla., with a 10k time of 32:21.9. Junior Season (Track): Competed in 800-meter, 1500-meter, 3000-meter, 5000-meter, 10,000-meter and 3000-meter steeple chase for the Trojans during the outdoor season…Placed third in the 10,000-meter at the Georgia Relays… Set season best of 32:12.66 in the 10,000-meter…Placed second in 3000-meter Steeple Chase at Coach “O” Invitational…Set season best of 9:33.27 in the 3000-meter steeple chase…Set season best of 2:04.93 in the 800-meter… Scored in the 10,000-meter and 3000-meter steeple chase at the Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships…Member of Troy’s “3.0” Club Sophomore Season (Track): Ran in the 800-meters, 3000-meters steeple chase, 3000-meters, 5000-meters, and 10000-meters … Placed 1st in the 5000-meters at the Birmingham Southern Invitational with a time of 14:57.96 … Placed 2nd in the 10000-meters at the Florida State Relays with a time of 30:27.97 setting a personal best … Placed 1st in the 3000-meters steeple chase at the Troy Coach O Invitational with a personal best time of 9:23.94 … Finished 7th in the 10000-meters at the Sun Belt Championship with a time of 31:45.37 … Finished 7th in the 5000-meters at the Sun Belt Championship with a time of 15:07.27 … Finished 5th in the 3000-meters steeple chase at the Sun Belt Championship with a time of 9:24.38. Sophomore Season (Cross Country): Placed first at the Troy Invitational with a time of 15:57... Also won the Georgia State Invitational, completing the course in 27:03... Took eighth place at the FSU Invitational at 25:03... Finished sixth at the Sun Belt

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2012-13 Student Athletes Cross Country Championships at 25:24... Ran a personal-best time of 31:10.52 at the NCAA Regionals, finishing 26th.

of 11.01 seconds in the 100-meter, 22.4 seconds in the 200-meter and 49.6 seconds in the 400-meter… Also played football at Denton.

Freshman Season (Track): Ran in the 3000-meters steeple chase, 5000-meters, and 10000-meters…Placed first in the 5000-meters at the Southern Mississippi Invitational with a time of 15:25.39…Placed 10th in the 5000-meters at the Florida State Relays with a time of 15:16.23…Placed 10th in the 3000-meters at the Tiger Track Classic with a time of 8:48.93…Placed sixth in the 5000-meters at the Auburn Invitational with a time of 14:58.83…Placed first in the 3000-meters steeple chase at the Coach “O” Invitational with a time of 9:31.30…Placed 10th at the Sun Belt Championship in the 3000-meters steeple chase with a time of 9:43.69…Placed 10th in the 5000-meters at the Sun Belt Championship with a time of 15:12.19… Placed seventh in the 10000-meters at the Sun Belt Championship with a time of 31:32.79…Is listed 11th in the 5000-meters on the Sun Belt rankings…Is listed seventh in the 10000-meters Sun Belt rankings…Is listed seventh in the 3000-meters steeple chase Sun Belt rankings.

Personal: Born on April 17, 1992… Son of Gabrielle Bontemps and Lloyd Landburg… Has one sister and one brother… Majoring in engineering.

Freshman (Cross Country):Finished 11th overall in first collegiate meet, running a time of 16:27.92 in the Trojan Invitational on the 5K course ... Finished 86th overall at the Crimson Classic, running a time of 28:27.70 ... Finished ninth overall with a time of 26:05.00 at the Gulf Coast Stampede ... Finished eighth overall at the Coach O Invitational, running a time of 15:44.71 on the 5K course ... Finished 22nd overall at the Sun Belt Conference Cross Country Championships, running a time of 28:43.50. Personal: Member of 3.0 GPA Recognition Club at Troy University ... Majoring in Accounting.

CHAUN Lynn Sophomore Jumps/Sprints Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. Ft. Walton Beach HS Freshman Season: Competed in long jump, triple jump, 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay during the outdoor season for the Trojans…Won Coach “O” Invitational in the triple jump…Set personal best of 47’10 meters in triple jump… Recorded personal best of 22’11 ¾ in long jump at Coach “O” Invitational, winning the event... Part of scoring 4x400 relay at Sun Belt Championships. High School: Coached by Linsette Moller-Fields and Jeff Fields … Participated in the long jump, triple jump, 100-meters, 200-meters, 400-meters, 4x100, 4x400, and sprint medley … District Campionshps Regional Runner-Up in jumps his senior year … Personal best in the long jump 23”4’, which is a school record … Personal best in the triple jump 45”9’, which is a school record … Personal best in the 400-meters of 50.10 … Also holds school record for the sprint medley and 4x100 … He also participated in football for 3 years and cheerleading for 1 year.

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Personal: Full name is Chaun Mykal Dupree Lynn … Son of Maria Dupree Lynn and Gary Lynn … Has one sister, Cheyenne (19) … Major is social science education.

Eddie Lynn Senior | Throws Milton, Fla. Milton HS

jordan landburg Junior | Sprints Dallas, Texas Denton HS Prior to Troy: Attended Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa… Competed in the sprints, posting a personal-best time of 21.25 seconds in the 200-meter and 47.50 seconds in the 400-meter. High School: Ran varsity track at Denton High School in Denton, Texas, under head coach Reginald Seastrunk… Competed mostly in sprints, posting career-best times

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Junior Season: Participated in shot put, discus throw and hammer throw for the Trojans…Placed second at Coach “O” Invitational in discus throw…Scored second at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships in discus throw…Reset school record in discus throw, recording a personal best of 173’3…Ranked number one on Troy’s All-Time list for discus throw…Named second team All-Conference in discus… Set personal best in hammer throw with 54.32 meters…Scored sixth at Sun Belt Conference Championships in hammer throw…Ranked third on Troy’s All-Time list for hammer throw…Tied for second in highest Sun Belt points scorer at Sun Belt Conference Championships…NCAA First Round Qualifier…Student Athletic Advisory Committee representative…Named Team Captain for Throws for the 2012-13 season... Second all-time in the discus and the hammer throw at Troy. Sophomore Season: Named SAAC Alternate … Set a school record and a personal best in the discus with a distance of 50.51 meters … Tied for fourth all-time in the hammer throw with a distance of 49.71 meters … 3.0 Troy Recognition Club. Freshman Season: Participated in the outdoor track season…Competed in the discus, hammer and shot put…Placed second at the Southern Miss Invitational in the discus with a throw of 48.71 meters (159-9)…Placed second at the Coach “O”

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2012-13 Student Athletes

Invitational in the discus with a throw of 44.29 meters (145-3)…Placed fourth in the discus at the South Alabama Invitational with a throw of 47.61 meters (156-2)… Recorded a new personal best in the shot put with a throw of 12.99 meters (43-7½), at the Southern Miss Invitational…Ranked third all-time at Troy in the discus with a throw of 48.71 meters (159-9)…Competed in the discus, finishing ninth, and hammer at the Sun Belt Championships…Member of the Fall and Spring 3.0 Troy University Recognition Club…Named to the Sun Belt Academic Commissioner’s List. High School: Three-year letterwinner for coach Chris Hendrix at Milton High School ... Competed in the shot put and the discus ... Recorded a personal best throw of 49’1” in the shot put during prep career ... Recorded a personal best throw of 183’10” in the discus during prep career ... During senior season, claimed the district championship in the discus ... Won the regional championship in the discus during senior season ... Holds the school record in the discus with throw of 183’10” ... Also lettered four years in football ... Named to the Pensacola All-Star Team during senior season. Personal: Full name is Robert Edward Lynn, Jr. ... Born March 22, 1991 ... Son of Jonna and Robert Lynn ... Has one brother, Ryan ... Majoring in Marketing ... Member of Troy University 3.0 GPA Recognition Club ... A Troy Leadership Scholarship recipient.

benjamin martin BEnjamin martin Sophomore | Sprints Northport, Ala. Paul W. Bryant HS Freshman Season: Competed in the 100-meter, 200-meter, and 4x100-meter relay during the outdoor season for the Trojans…Set personal best of 21.88 in the 200-meter at Sun Belt Conference Championships…Recorded personal best of 10.52 in the 100-meter at Sun Belt Conference Championships…Junior National Finalist in 100-meter…Member of Provost List…Member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society…Member of Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll... 3.0 Club at Troy.

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High School: Competed under coach Tim Martin Sr. from his sophomore to senior years … Participated in the 100-meters, 200-meters, 400-meters, 4x100, and 4x400 … 5A State Champion in the 100-meters in 2011 … 5A State Champion in the 200-meters in 2011 … Personal bests include:100-meters (10.67), 200-meters (21.75), and 400-meters (51.85) … Named Sprint Team Captain … Also participated in football … Named Who’s Who Among American HS Students. Personal Full name is Benjamin Lloyd Martin … Son of Portia Burrell-Martin and former Trojan All-American Tim Martin Sr. … Has one brother, Tim Jr. (19) … Majoring in Accounting... Leadership Scholarship recipient.

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2012-13 Student Athletes Kemper Morton RS Junior | Distance Macon, Ga. First Presbyterian HS Junior Season (Cross Country): Was the only Trojan to compete in seven events… His best finish came at the Coach O Invitational, when he took second overall with an 8k time of 27:38.00… Placed fifth overall and second on the team at the Troy Invitational… Ran a season-best 8k time of 26:11.9 at the Sun Belt Conference Championships, finishing 24th overall and second on the team… Placed first on the team at the Auburn Invitational, 13th overall… Took 94th at the NCAA Regionals with a 10k time of 33:03.7. Sophomore Season (Track): Participated in 800-meter and 1500-meter…Set personal best for the 800-meter in the Auburn War Eagle Invitational with a time of 1:53.22 …Won Coach “O” Invitational setting a personal best in a 1500-meter with a time of 3:52.85…Took second in Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championships in the 800-meter and scored sixth in the 1500-meter…All-Conference second team for 800-meter…Sun Belt Conference Male High Points Scorer

delonte’ martistee Delonte’ Martistee Sophomore | Jumps Bainbridge, Ga. Bainbridge HS Freshman Season: Competed in high jump, long jump and triple jump for the Trojans during the outdoor season…Set personal best of 6’ 7 ½ in high jump…Recorded personal best of 22-5 ¼ meters in long jump…Finished sixth at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships in triple jump…Set personal best in triple jump at 4811…Ranked ninth on Troy’s All-Time list for triple jump…Junior National Qualifier in triple jump…Member of Troy’s “3.0” Club... Tied for eighth all-time in the triple jump and ninth all-time in the high jump. High School Participated all through high school under coaches Larry Cosby and Larry Clark … Participated in the high jump and triple jump … 2011 State Championship team … State Champion in the in the triple jump …Holds school record in the triple jump … Also participated in football, basketball and soccer. [Personal] Full name is Delonte’ Cardrigues Martistee … Son of Cynthia Sullivan … Majoring in Physical Education.

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Sophomore Season (Cross Country): Competed in six meets…Was number one runner for the Trojans…Came in 16th with a time of 17:11.33 at the Trojan Invitational…Recorded a time of 21:00.2 at the 6K Auburn Invitational…Recorded a time of 28:27 at the Georgia State Invitational…At the Seminole Invitational set a time of 28:54.71…Finished 9th with a time of 28:14.90 at the Coach “O” Invitational…Set a personal best in an 8K race at the Sun Belt Conference Championship with a time of 27:31.4…Member of the Sun Belt Commissioner’s List…Named Captain for Cross Country/Distance for 2012-13 season….Student Athletic Advisory Committee representative for Cross Country Freshman Season (Track): Competed in eight meets for the Trojans... Won the 1500-meter run at the Coach O Invitational... Part of the relay team that took fifth at the Sun Belt Championships in the 4x400... Placed seventh in the 800-meter run at the Sun Belt Championships at 1:55.07... Member of the Fall 2009 3.0 Troy University Recognition Club…Member of the Spring 2010 3.0 Troy University Recognition Club…Made Sun Belt Commissioners’ Academic Honor Roll for 20092010 season…Chancellor’s Scholarship Recipient. Freshman Season (Cross Country): Ran in three meets…Came in 15th with a time of 17:27.32 at the Trojan Invitational…Recorded a time of 31:29.93 at the 6K Georgia State Invitational…At the Florida State Invitational set a time of 30:01.49…Member of the Sun Belt Commissioner’s List High School: Ran track for coaches Chad McDaniel, Chris Wilson and Nick Morgan at First Presbyterian Day School ... Participated in the 400-meters, 800-meters and 1600-meters for five years ... Also participated in the 4x100-meter and 4x400meter relays ... Ran a personal-best time of 50.8 seconds in the 400-meters ... Ran a personal-best time of 1:56.90 in the 800-meters ... Ran a personal-best time of 4:50 in the 1600-meters ... Four-time Georgia State Champion ... Helped team to the state championship in 2005 and 2007 ... Member of 4x400-meter relay team that claimed the state championship as a freshman ... Named team captain during junior season ... Won regional championship in the 800-meters as a junior ... Member of 4x100-meter relay team that won region championship as a junior ... Named team captain as a senior ... Won regional championship in 400-meters during senior season ... Won regional championship in 800-meters during senior season ... Member of regional championship winning team in the 4x100-meter relay ... Member of regional championship winning team in the 4x400-meter relay ... Claimed state championship in 800-meters during senior season ... Named All-Mid Georgia at the conclusion of senior season ... Also lettered four years in football ... Named All-

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Region ... Named All-City ... Named All-Mid Georgia ... Named Team Captain ... Also voted Team Most Valuable Player ... Graduated in 33 percent of graduating class ... Graduated as an honor student ... Member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Full name is John Kemper Morton ... Born November 23, 1990 ... Son of Carla and Johnny Morton ... Has one brother, Cole ... Awarded a Chancellor’s Scholarship ... Majoring in Communications ... Member of Troy University 3.0 GPA Recognition Club... Chancellor Scholarship recipient.

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MATTHEW MUntifering Freshman | Throws Auburn. Ala. Auburn HS High School: Was a five year letter winner under coaches Dan Norton and Chris Brandt at Auburn High School…Competed in discus and shot put…Set personal best of 152’11” in the discus…Recorded personal best of 43’6” in shot put…Was part of 6A Region 2 Championship team as a junior and senior…Member of 6A State Runner-Up team as a senior…Was named All-Region for discus as a sophomore, junior, and senior…Senior year was named All-Region for shot put and All-State for discus…Placed second in discus at USATF Region 6 competition…Placed 19th overall at USATF Junior Olympic Games…Won discus at Alabama State Games as a senior…Also lettered in football for one season Personal: Full name is Matthew Kyle Muntifering…Is the son of Russ and Jenny Muntifering…Was born September 21, 1993…Has one brother, Michael, and one sister, Michelle…Father ran track and field at the University of California at Davis… Is a business major.

AARON PACHEO Freshman | Distance Pittsburgh, Pa. Montour HS Freshman Season (Cross Country): Competed in four meets for the Trojans… His best finish came at the Coach O Invitational, where he took 21st overall and eighth on the team with a time of 35:59.23… Ran a season-best 8k time of 33:31.0 at the Sun Belt Conference Championships. High School: Lettered at Montour High school for four years…Also lettered in soccer for four seasons...Spent one year in Costa Rican Academy Soccer Personal: Was born April 28, 1991…Is the son of Orlando Pacheco and Lizzie Alpizar…Has one brother, Andres…Is a psychology major

Phillip Pritchett RS-Junior | Sprints Hoover, Ala. Hoover HS Sophomore Season: Participated in 60-meter dash, 100-meter, 200-meter, long jump and 4x100-meter relay for the Trojans…Placed fourth in 100-meter at Sun Belt Outdoor Conference Championships…Set personal best of 10.51 in the 100-meter at Sun Belt Conference Championships…Recorded personal best of 21.59 in the

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2012-13 Student Athletes 200-meter at the Sun Belt Conference Championships…Ranked on Troy’s All-time list for 4x100-meter relay…Member of Troy’s “3.0” Club…Academic All-American Freshman Season: Participated in the outdoor track season…Competed in the 100-meters, 200-meters and long jump…Tied for third at the Coach “O” Invitational in the 100-meters with a time of 10.2…Placed fifth at the Southern Miss Invitational in the 100-meters with a time of 11.1…Placed third in the 200-meters at the Morehouse Relays with a time of 22.19…Placed fourth at the Coach “O” Invitational in the 200-meters with a time of 21.2…Member of the 4x100-meter relay team that placed fourth at the Coach “O” Invitational…Placed eighth at the Coach “O” Invitational in the long jump with a jump of 6.65 meters (21-10)… Recorded a personal best in the 100-meters at the South Alabama Invitational with a time of 10.78…Recorded a personal best at the South Alabama Invitational in the 200-meters with a time of 22.01...Participated in the 100-meters and 200-meters at the Sun Belt Championships…Alternate for the 4x100-meter relay team. High School: Ran track for Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama ... Advanced to the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) state championship meet in the 100-meters ... Advanced to the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) state championship meet in the 200-meters ... Advanced to the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) state championship meet as a member of the 4x100-meter relay team ... Finished third at the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) state championship meet in the 100-meters ... Member of second place team at the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) state championship meet in the 4x100-meters. Personal: Full name is Phillip Anthony Pritchett ... Born on July 6, 1991 in Asheville, North Carolina ... Has two brothers, Edward and Matthreu ... Has one sister, Allyson.

Serdarryen Pulliam Freshman | Throws Dadeville, Ala. Dadeville HS High School: Lettered for three seasons at Dadeville High School…Competed in shot put, javelin, and discus…Set personal best of 51 in shot put, 190 in javelin and 146 in discus…Team was 2012 State Runner Up in All Around competition…As a junior placed 2nd in discus at state tournament…Won State Championship in shot put and javelin as a junior…Senior year placed third in discus at state tournament, won State Championship in javelin and shot put, won first in javelin at Challenge of Champions and won the 2012 Indoor State Championship for shot put…Holds school records in shot put, javelin and discus…Lettered in football for five seasons…Was on All-Area team as junior and senior…Received Captain’s Award…Also lettered in basketball for two seasons…Received Coaches Award Personal: Full name is Serdarryen Fitzgerald Pulliam…Is the son of Wanda Nelson… Was born July 5, 1993…Has one sister, Shacolya, and two brothers, Bobby and Kenwann…Is currently undecided on a major

CAmeron sanchez Freshman | Distance Crestview, Fla. Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Freshman Season (Cross Country): Placed second on the team at the Auburn Invitational with a 6k time of 21:50.5… Took ninth overall at the Coach O Invitational, completing the 8k course in 30:41.09… Ran a season-best 8k time of 28:18.10 at the Azalea City Classic... Placed fourth on the team and 74th overall at the Sun Belt Conference Championships. High School: Two year letter winner at Fort Walton Beach…Competed in 800-meter, 1600-meter, 3200-meter, 5000-meter, 4x800-meter relay and 4x1600 meter relay…Set personal best in 800-meter with time of 2:03, 1600-meter with time of 4:40, 3200-meter with time of 10:00 and 5000-meter with time of 16:30…As a senior won district and region championship for cross country…As a junior was a team leader for cross country and was in the County Top 10 for 5000-meter… Senior year was team leader for track, team captain for cross country, made county Top 10 for 5000-meter and district Top 15 for 5000-meter Personal: Full name is Cameron Joshua Sanchez…Was born October 26, 1992… Is the son of Jesse and Francie Sanchez…Has one sister, Kaylie…Is a business management major

Josh Williams Freshman | Distance Winter Park, Fla. Winter Park HS Freshman Season (Cross Country): Redshirted High School: Lettered one season at Winter Park under Coach Denis Kozeb… Competed in 200-meter, 400-meter, 4x100-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay and 4x800 relay…Set personal best of 24.09 seconds in the 200-meter and 50.81 seconds in the 400-meter…Team won Metro Conference senior year…Won 4x400meter relay at Disney Wide World of Sports Showcase…Senior year, won third in the 4x800-meter relay at 4A State Championship and placed fourth…Holds school record for 4x800-meter relay with time of 7:42…Also lettered in basketball for two seasons…Won 4A Basketball State Championship as junior... Ranked fourth nationally in the 4x800-meter relay. Personal: Full name is Josh Stephen Williams…Is the son of Martin and Colette Williams…Was born April 19, 1993…Has one sister, Megan…Is an athletic training major

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2012 Cross Country Results CROSS Country Men’s 2012 Performance Chart

Troy Invitational (9/1/2012) Troy, Ala. 8K

Auburn Invitational (9/7/2012) Auburn, Ala. 6K

Azalea City Classic (9/15/2012) Mobile, Ala. 8K

Florida State Invitational (10/5/2012) Tallahassee, Fla. 8K

Coach O Invitational (10/13/2012) Troy, Ala.

Sam Ammons, Soph. Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.

31:17.86 15th (3rd)

21:55.4 32nd (3rd)

27:51.02 35th (3rd)

29:58.0 119th (4th)

30:41.09 8th (4th)

29:12.8 69th (3rd)

DNC

Joel Chastain, Fr. Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.

39:50.95 21st (8th)

25:43.4 56th (6th)

30:41.86 80th (8th)

34:36.9 158th (7th)

35:20.49 20th (7th)

33:09.5 88th (7th)

DNC

Garric Hawkins, So. Gadsden, Ala.

34:40.15 17th (5th)

23:34.5 45th (5th)

30:31.19 77th (6th)

33:09.3 157th (6th)

33:37.78 17th (6th)

31:56.2 86th (6th)

DNC

Phillip Jones, Fr. Trussville, Ala.

31:54.87 16th (4th)

22:11.5 39th (4th)

28:36.10 49th (5th)

29:33.9 113th (3rd)

30:28.25 7th (3rd)

29:43.0 76th (5th)

DNC

Landry Key

38:25.04 20th (7th)

26:24.0 57th (7th)

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

Enock Kirui, Jr. Eldoret, Kenya

28.33.71 3rd (1st)

DNC

25:59.7 6th (1st)

26:17.0 17th (1st)

27:25.08 1st (1st)

25:58.7 15th (1st)

32:21.9 62nd (1st)

Kemper Morton, Jr. Macon, Ga.

28.57.55 5th (2nd)

20:04.1 13th (1st)

26:23.50 12th (2nd)

26.39.3 22nd (2nd)

27:38.00 2nd (2nd)

26:11.9 24th (2nd)

33:03.7 94th (2nd)

Aaron Pacheco, Fr. Heredia, Puerto Rico

40:41.79 22nd (9th)

28:08.0 59th (8th)

DNC

DNC

35:59.23 21st (8th)

33:31.0 89th (8th)

DNC

Cameron Sanchez, Fr. Crestview, Fla.

36:16.35 19th (6th)

21:50.5 30th (2nd)

28:18.10 42nd (4th)

30:23.7 129 (5th)

30:41.09 9th (5th)

29:35.4 74th (4th)

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

3rd 53

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3rd 133

12th 297

1st 18

10th 247

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Josh Williams, Fr. Winter Park, Fla. Team Finish Team Points

Sun Belt Conf. NCAA Championships Regionals (10/27/2012) (11/9/2012) Bowling Green, Ky. Tallahassee, Fla. 10K

CROSS Country Women’s 2012 Performance Chart

Troy Invitational (9/1/2012) Troy, Ala. 5K

Auburn Invitational (9/7/2012) Auburn, Ala. 4K

Azalea City Classic (9/15/2012) Mobile, Ala. 6K

Florida State Invitational (10/5/2012) Tallahassee, Fla. 6K

Coach O Invitational (10/13/2012) Troy, Ala. 5k

Abby Barnett, Jr. Jasper, Ala.

26:29.68 21st (8th)

20:11.5 88th (8th)

DNC

DNC

26:12.03 30th (10th)

DNC

DNC

Robin Blackman, So. Jay, Fla.

26:06.80 20th (7th)

18:07.2 79th (5th)

27:41.15 87th (6th)

26:25.6 117th (5th)

23:29.38 19th (6th)

21:51.6 76th (4th)

26:01.6 199th (4th)

Haley Davies, Jr. Auburn, Ala.

22:29.89 9th (3rd)

17:36.4 70th (3rd)

25:09.97 43rd (3rd)

25:48.2 100th (3rd)

22:27.30 12th (3rd)

20:10.6 54th (3rd)

23:34.7 162nd (3rd)

Kendall Harris, So. Birmingham, Ala.

23:36.64 12th (4th)

17:50.2 77th (4th)

26:13:35 66th (4th)

26:15.8 114th (4th)

23:07.98 17th (4th)

22:14.1 78th (6th)

DNC

20:53.47 3rd (1st)

15:37.3 23rd (1st)

23:27.19 15th (1st)

23:23.2 28th (1st)

19:55.90 1st (1st)

18:52.8 17th (1st)

21:56.9 89th (1st)

Allison Paulson, Jr. Mobile, Ala.

27:03.81 22nd (9th)

23:31.3 91st (10th)

DNC

DNC

25:19.61 27th (8th)

23:34.2 80th (7th)

DNC

Morgan Paulson, Jr. Mobile, Ala.

21:34.73 6th (2nd)

15:48.5 27th (2nd)

23:37.31 18th (2nd)

23:28.1 32nd (2nd)

20:26.95 3rd (2nd)

19:09.8 24th (2nd)

22:46.1 134th (2nd)

Anna Claire Scarlett, So. Gurley, Ala.

24:17.21 13 (5th)

18:33.5 80th (6th)

27:30.27 83rd (5th)

27:16.6 149th (6th)

23:13.68 18th (5th)

21:54.1 77th (5th)

26:23.9 202nd (5th)

Jackie Smith, Fr. Spanish Fort, Ala.

25:25.74 18th (6th)

18:49.6 81st (7th)

27:46.09 89th (7th)

29:58.8 181st (7th)

24:57.37 25th (7th)

24:03.7 81st (8th)

DNC

Sally Taunton, Jr. Wetumpka, Ala.

28:30.26 24th (10th)

20:15.6 90th (9th)

DNC

DNC

25:54.59 28th (9th)

DNC

DNC

2/3 43

9/11 235

8/12 203

13/18 319

2/2 34

10/12 241

27/29 733

Julia Ostendorf, Fr. Dillenburg, Germany

Team Finish Team Points

Sun Belt Conf. NCAA Championships Regionals (10/27/2012) (11/9/2012) Bowling Green, Ky. Tallahassee, Fla. 5k 6k

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MEN’S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD RECORDS 100 meters 1. Reginald McCray 2. Tony McLeod 3. Lamar Hicks 4. Titus Dixon

10.31 10.34 10.34 10.34

1988 2010 2008 1988

400 meter Intermediate hurdles 1. Desmond Brown 2. Eardley Jarvis 3. Lindsey Plummer 4. Donnie Robinson

200 meters 1. Reginald McCray 2. Tim Martin 3. Louis Harris 4. James Batie

20.42 20.87 20.88 20.7 MT

1988 1986 2005 1970

Discus 1. Eddie Lynn 2. Marc McIntyre 3. Michael Heck 4. Ryan Schmeling

52.80 m 50.09 m 49.28 m 48.69 m

173-03.00 164-04.00 161-03.00 159-09.00

2012 1999 2006 2007

400 meters 1. Charles Oliver 2. George Bullard 3. Eric McPhee 4. Willie Pickett

45.74 46.61 46.84 46.7 MT

1976 1988 1986 1977

Hammer 1. Nicolo Bolla 2. Cody Barhke 3. Eddie Lynn 4. Ryan Baker

63.85 m 55.45 m 54.32 m 53.04 m

209-06.00 181-11.00 178-02.00 174-00.00

2012 2011 2012 2007

800 meters 1. Marcus Woody 2. Roy Houlton 3. Kenneth Gracie 4. David Anthony

1:49.40 1:50.4 MT 1:51.02 1:51.1 MT

1993 1976 1988 1977

High Jump 1. Selby Andrews 2. Larry Henry 3. David Cauthen 4. three tied at

2.16 m 2.13 2.11 m 2.08 m

7-01.75 6-11.75 6-11.00 6-10.00

1979 2012 1986

1500 meters 1. Steve Venable 2. Michael Green 3. Andy Whitener 4. Brandon Hughes

3:44.69 3:48.14 3:48.1 MT 3:48.78

1981 2000 1978 2006

Javelin 1. Martins Pildavs 2. Mackenzie Howell 3. Matt Braswell 4. Norman Austin

75.60 m 65.68 m 65.63 m 64.78 m

248-00.00 215-06.00 215-04.00 212-06.00

2012 2012 2010 2008

3000 meters 1. Michael Green 2. John Stanley 3. Ben Fish 4. Brandon Hughes

8:10.06 8:35.14 8:37.69 8:37.94

2001 1996 2003 2004

Long Jump 1. O’Darien Bassett 2. Michael Acree 3. Edmondo Moxey 4. Lamontrey Stamper

7.94 m 7.74 m 7.73 m 7.60 m

26-00.75 25-04.75 25-04.50 24-11.25

2008 2005 1986 2008

3000 meter steeplechase 1. Race Gentry 2. Terry Crews 3. Mike Randall 4. Richard Pipkin

8:56.3 MT 9:00.7 MT 9:05.0 MT 9:07.8 MT

1979 1975 1981 1977

Pole Vault 1. Pawel Grubecki 2. Scott Crews 3. Two tied

5.00 m 4.87 m 4.81 m

16-04.75 15-11.75 15-09.25

2004 2006 1981

5000 meters 1. Steve Venable 2. Michael Green 3. Jeff Wetenbeck 4. Tom Larkin

14:08.9 MT 14:12.56 14:17.7 MT 14:22 MT

1980 1999 1984 1979

Shot Put 1. Michael Heck 2. Tim Carter 3. Ryan Baker 4. Albert Lucas

17.06 m 16.82 m 15.90 m 15.85 m

55-11.75 55-02.00 52-02.00 52-00.00

2006 1979 2007 1998

10,000 meters 1. Jeff Wetenbeck 2. Steve Venable 3. Chris Palmer 4. Enock Kirui

29:45.0 MT 30:04.0 MT 30:21.0 MT 30:27.97

1982 1981 1986 2011

Triple Jump 1. O’Darien Bassett 2. Bernard Amber 3. Terrell Irons 4. Gene Williams

15.71 m 15.52 m 15.45 m 15.41 m

51-06.50 50-11.00 50-08.25 50-06.50

2007 1977 2011 1986

110 meter high hurdles 1. Lenader McKenzie 2. Thaddeus Curtis 3. Jesse Morrow 4. Arrington Watkins

13.64 14.14 14.29 14.42

2010 2012 2003 2002

Decathlon 1. Matt Van Zandt 2. Mike Conley 3. Coren Crompton 4. Leander McKenzie 5. Grant Bullington 6. Sam Johnson

6883 pts 6533 pts 6488 pts 6402 pts 6370 pts 6285 pts

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51.77 51.78 51.9 MT 52.94

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WOMEN’S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD RECORDS 100 meters 1. Tawanna Meadows 2. Tanisha Davis 3. Ja-Courtney Alexander 4. Shelisia Crawford

11.26 (11.13w) 11.66 11.72 11.79

2008 2006 2011 2008

400 meter Intermediate hurdles 1. Stephanas Brown 59.98 2. Keesha Sanders 1:01.91 3. Porsche Holden 1:02.20 4. Kapri Hockaday 1:02.80

200 meters 1. Tawanna Meadows 2. LaToya Lewis 3. Tanisha Davis 4. Ja-Courtney Alexander

23.14 23.74 23.91 24.03

2008 2001 2006 2011

400 meters 1. Carrie Wallace 2. Ja-Courtney Alexander 3. Ursula Lumpkin 3. Candice Vaughn

54.12 54.35 55.25 55.89

2005 2012 2001 2012

Discus 1. Tiphanie Baker 2. Monique Jordan 3. Shenita Howell 4. Erin Walker 5. Nicole Studstill 6. Ashley Evans

54.56 m 46.54 m 45.76 m 45.71 m 45.34 m 43.99 m

179-00.00 152-08.00 150-01.00 150-00.00 148-09.00 144-04.00

2009 2009 2008 2012 2012 2012

800 meters 1. Julia Miller 2. Tara Woodard 3. LaTanya Sumlin 4. Laide Onikoyi

2:13.01 2:14.60 2:14.83 2:15.04

2004 1998 1999 2006

Hammer 1. Tiphanie Baker 2. Brynn Forsythe 3. Karen Wyatt 3. Monique Jordan 5. Nicole Studstill

58.68 m 52.10 m 49.57 m 49.38 m 48.04 m

192-06.00 170-11.00 162-07.00 162-00.00 157-07.00

2010 2011 2012 2008 2012

1500 meters 1. Belinda Bargmann 2. Lisa Emry 3. Janice Dehaye 4. Katherine Reid

4:31.42 4:35.12 4:41.7 MT 4:42.96

2005 1987 1985 1986

3000 meters 1. Belinda Bargmann 2. Lisa Emry 3. Catherine Kilat 4. Janice Dehaye

9:57.38 10:12.6 MT 10:12.85 10:13 MT

2005 1987 1995 1986

3000 meter steeplechase 1. Jenean Corcoran 2. Jenean Corcoran 3. Kelly Harrington 4. Jennifer Lynch

11:29.13 11:44.26 11:50.18 12:19.03

2007 2008 2010 2009

5000 meters 1. Belinda Bargmann 2. Lindsey Waldrop 3. Kelly Heinzman 4. Catherine Kilat

17:21.57 17:47.93 17:56.97 17:58.89

2005 2005 2000 1995

10,000 meters 1. Sheri Williams 2. Tina Kroll 3. Lindsey Waldrop 4. Belinda Bargmann

36:32.16 37:16.54 37:20.92 37:36.44

1985 1983 2005 2004

100 meter high hurdles 1. Monique Johnson 2. Latoya Ragland 3. Naquita Rowe 4. Porsche Holden 5. Jasmine Patton

13.41 13.58 13.67 13.88 14.50

2007 2009 2009 2008 2012

1988 1999 2008 2010

High Jump 1. Alisha Denson 2. Countess Woody 3. Veronica Bryant 4. Christina Barrett Javelin 1. Lizzie Clough 2. Sandy Edward 3. Amanda Mason 4. Kate Hyslop 5. Megan Schnuelle

1.82 m 1.75 m 1.72 m 1.68 m

5-11.50 5-09.00 5-07.75 5-06.00

2000 1984 2010 2012

46.87 m 45.11m 44.40 m 41.86 m 39.96 m

153-09.00 148-00.00 145-07.00 137-03.00 131-01.00

2012 1984 2000 2005 2012

Long Jump 1. Agata Cichoszewska 2. Juzil Rudolph 3. Latoya Ragland 4. Wendy Lewis

6.11 m 6.04 m 5.95 m 5.89 m

20-00.50 19-09.75 19-06.25 19-04.00

2009 2008 2009 1982

Pole Vault 1. Karla Blankenship 2. Maggie Beck 3. Hayley Watts 4. Michelle Thompson

3.25 m 3.25 m 3.11 m 3.10 m

10-08.00 10-08.00 10-02.50 10-02.00

2008 2007 2012 2002

Shot Put 1. Tiphanie Baker 2. Takia Shoats 3. Brynn Forsythe 4. Barbara Brown

14.46 m 13.29 m 13.14 m 13.07 m

47-05.25 43-07.25 43-01.50 42-10.75

2009 2004 2011 1997

Triple Jump 1. Agata Cichoszewska 2. Sherion Taylor 3. Juzil Rudolph 4. Veronica Bryant

13.20 m 12.70 m 12.42 m 12.21 m

43-03.75 41-08.00 40-09.00 40-00.75*

2009 2003 2007 2010

Heptathlon 1. Juzil Rudolph 2. Christina Barrett 3. Veronica Bryant 4. Melissa Dailey

5049 pts 5001 pts 4664 pts 4577 pts

2007 2012 2012 2000

* Denotes wind-aided results

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TRACK AND FIELD RELAY RECORDS MEN’S RELAY RECORDS

WOMEN’S RELAY RECORDS

4x100 Meter Relay 1. Dixon, Bullard, Rowser and McCray 39.86 2. Freeman, McLeod, McGhee and Leonce 39.90 3. Freeman, McLeod, McGhee and Arukwe 39.92 4. Dixon, Bullard, Rowser and McCray 40.12 4x200 Meter Relay 1. Bullard, Rowser, Dixon and McCray 2. Martin, McPhee, Rowser and Moxey 3. Bullard, James, McPhee and Henderson 4. Basset, Acree, Vickers and Hicks

1988 2010 2010 1988

1:23.69

1988

1:24.98

1986

1:25.17

1989

1:25.49

2007

4x400 Meter Relay 1. Bullard, McPhee, Banks and James 3:08.17 2. Bullard, Rowser, McCray and Gracie 3:08.17 3. Brown, Hall, Dinkins and Threadgill 3:09.01

1987 1988 1998

4x800 Meter Relay 1. Bond, Barton, Wilson and Barton 7:35.92 2. Whitener, Shilling, Houton and Anthony 7.36.0 MT 3. Shilling, Houlton, Anthony, Whitener 7:37.7 MT

2003 1976 1976

4x1500 Meter Relay 1. Gilman, Britton, Jackson and Baker 16:56.79 2. Bess, Martinez, Contratto and Batista 17:09.49 4x1600 Meter Relay 1. Turdo, McClary, Wetenbeck and Palmer 16:43.48 2. Shilling, O’Rourke, Palmer and Robinson 17:26.24 Sprint Medley Relay 1. Davis, Townsend, Oliver, Shilling 3:16.4 2. Britt, Pitter, Vickers and Bond 3:32.02 3. Britt, Pitter, Vickers and Bond 3:23.36 4. Harris, Allen, Summerlin, Bush 3:24.5 4x100 Meter Shuttle Hurdles Relay 1. Dixon, Bullard, Rowser and McCray

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1999 2002

1985 1975

1974 2002 2003 1979 58.38

1988

4x100 Meter Relay 1. Williams, Crawford, Rudolph and Meadows 45.40 2. Henderson, Davis, Johnson and Meadows 45.55 3. Harris, Davis, Johnson and Gollman 45.69 4. Cavazos, Alexander, Hill and Williams 45.72 4x200 Meter Relay 1. Crawford, Holden, Thomas and Meadows 1:37.49 2. Meadows, Rudolph, Johnson and Williams 1:37.92 3. Gollman, Davis, Williams and Meadows 1:37.90 4. Davis, Harris, Gollman and Lewis 1:38.38 4x400 Meter Relay 1. Williams, Harris, Johnson and Wallace 3:44.70 2. Harris, Chester, Lewis and Wallace 3:45.89 3. Williams, Gollman, Harris and Wallace 3:47.89 4. Cavazos, Alexander, Bryant and Hockaday 3:48.51 4x800 Meter Relay 1. Simmons, Lynch, Caraballo and Butler 9:42.74 2. Jerrmann, Beckwith, Jones and Holeman 9:52.98 3. Beverly, Suell, Orton and Phelan 10:00.62 4. Wanda Elder, Lisa Emry, Stephanes Brown and Janice Dehaye 10:00.74 Sprint Medley Relay 1. Crawford, Holden, Thomas and Meadows 3:59.84 2. Lewis, Davis, Wallace and Miller 4:00.08 3. Holden, Thomas, Williams and Meadows 4:01.95 4. Dailey, Barnes, Cooke and Woodard 4:02.38 Distance Medley Relay 1. Phelan, Hermann, Woodard and Heinzman 12:32.19 2. Bargmann, Miller, Simmons and Minnihan 12:44.57 3. Woodard, Curry, Caraballo and Heinzman 12:44.93 4. Phelan, Beckwith, Woodard and Heinzman 12:53.83

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TRACK AND FIELD NATIONAL HONORS 1971 James Batie All-American Indoor James Batie All-American Outdoor 1972 James Batie All-American Indoor James Batie All-American Outdoor 1973 James Batie All-American Indoor Charles Oliver All-American Outdoor Rodell Turner All-American Outdoor Miller Woodson All-American Outdoor 1974 Charles Oliver All-American Indoor Charles Oliver All-American Outdoor 1975 Charles Oliver All-American Indoor Charles Oliver All-American Outdoor 1976 Charles Oliver All-American Outdoor 1977 Anthony David All-American Indoor Roy Houlton All-American Indoor David Shilling All-American Indoor Andy Whitener All-American Indoor Bernard Amber All-American Outdoor David Anthony All-American Outdoor Willie Pickett All-American Outdoor Richard Pipkin All-American Outdoor 1978 Rick Horta All-American Cross Country Steve Venable All-American Cross Country David Anthony All-American Indoor Andy Whitener All-American Indoor Ed Wright All-American Indoor David Wycott All-American Indoor 1979 Race Gentry All-American Cross Country Mike Randall All-American Cross Country Race Gentry All-American Outdoor Tom Larkin All-American Outdoor 1980 Mike Randall All-American Cross Country Steve Venable All-American Cross Country Mike Randall All-American Outdoor Steve Venable All-American Outdoor 1981 Steve Venable All-American Cross Country Selby Andrews All-American Outdoor Steve Venable All-American Outdoor 1982 Bruce Bratton All-American Outdoor Rodney Franklin All-American Outdoor Stanley Garrett All-American Outdoor Tim Reese All-American Outdoor 1984 Jeff Weitenbeck All-American Outdoor Countess Woody All-American Outdoor 1985 Chris Palmer All-American Cross Country Milton Westry All-American Outdoor 1986 Stephanas Brown All-American Outdoor Wanda Elder All-American Outdoor Cynthia Haynes All-American Outdoor Gary Henderson All-American Outdoor Tim Martin All-American Outdoor Eric McPhee All-American Outdoor Angel Pearson All-American Outdoor

Tomuda Reese Rodney Rowser

All-American All-American

Outdoor Outdoor

1987 Chris Palmer All-American Cross Country Kenneth Banks All-American Outdoor George Bullard All-American Outdoor Gary Henderson All-American Outdoor Junior James All-American Outdoor Eardley Jarvis All-American Outdoor Eric McPhee All-American Outdoor Rodney Rowser All-American Outdoor 1988 Kenneth Banks All-American Outdoor George Bullard All-American Outdoor Titus Dixon All-American Outdoor Kenneth Gracie All-American Outdoor Reginald McCray All-American Outdoor Rodney Rowser All-American Outdoor 1992 Marcus Woody All-American Outdoor 1993 Marcus Woody All-American Outdoor 1998 Michael Green All-American Cross Country Michael Green All-American XC Academic 2001 Michael Green NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient 2004 Belinda Bargmann NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient 2005 Michael Acree All-Region Outdoor Louis Harris All-Region Outdoor 2006 Michael Acree All-Region Outdoor Louis Harris All-Region Outdoor DeLaRenta Hawkins All-Region Outdoor Lamar Hicks All-Region Outdoor 2007 Norman Austin All-Region Outdoor Agata Cichoszewska All-Region Outdoor Lamar Hicks All-Region Outdoor 2008 O’Darien Bassett All-Region Outdoor Agata Cichoszewska All-Region Outdoor Leander McKenzie All-Region Outdoor Tawanna Meadows All-Region Outdoor 2009 Leander McKenzie All-Region Outdoor Burke Leonce Academic All-American Track and Field 2010 Leander McKenzie Lemontray Stamper Tiphanie Baker Leander McKenzie Tiphanie Baker Lizzie Clough Burke Leonce Women’s Cross Country Men’s Cross Country

All-American Outdoor All-American Outdoor All-Region Outdoor All-Region Outdoor All-American Strength and Conditioning Academic All-American Track and Field Academic All-American Track and Field All-Academic All-Academic

2011 Neko Freeman Women’s Track & Field

All-American All-Academic

Outdoor

2012 Neko Freeman Larry Henry Martins Pildavs Women’s Track & Field Men’s Track & Field

All-American All-American Second Team All-American All-Academic All-Academic

Outdoor Outdoor Outdoor

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March 6 March 14- 16 March 22-23 March 30 April 5-6 April 12-13 April 19-20

Jaguar Opener Shamrock Invitational Alabama Relays Jaguar Invitational Tiger Track Classic GA Spec Town Relays War Eagle Invitational

Mobile, AL Myrtle Beach, SC Tuscaloosa, AL Mobile, AL Auburn, AL Athens, GA Auburn, AL

May 10-12 May 23-25 June 5-8 June 19-23 June 19-23

Sun Belt Championship NCAA East Preliminary NCAA Championships USA Jr/SR Championship USA Nat’l Championship

Miami, FL Greensboro, NC Eugene, OR Des Moines, IA Des Moines, IA

April 27

Coach O Invitational Troy, AL


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