BATON ROUGE, La. | The Southern University track and field team has signed nine additions for the 2018 recruiting class. The class includes six women and three men, including four from Louisiana.
“The 2018 singing class will help us move in the direction of being a more competitive team” Track & Field head coach Teremine White said. "The 2018 class will add depth to our up and coming season."
“This year recruiting class are very talented and hungry for success, they will fit in well with the rest of the team.” Cross Country head coach Charmaine Darden said.
The 2018 class has a combined 13 state championships.
Qymeisha Mayhew [Tuscaloosa, Alabama]- Sprints
Class 5A 400m State Champion 2018 Personal Record 24.64 200m
Shatoya Linzer [New Iberia, LA]-Hurdles
Class 5A 100H State Champion 2018 Personal Record 14.95sec Hurdler
Teunna Perry [Plain Dealing, LA]-Jumps
Class 1A 2-Time Long Jump Champion 2017,2018/ 2 Time Triple Jump State Champion 2016,2017 Personal Record 39'4" in TJ, 17'11"
Lawrenee Hart [Houston, TX.]-Throws
Class 6A All-Region Shot Put Personal Record 41'11" in Shot Put
Sydney Minor [Lafayette, LA]-Distance*
Class 5A 800m State Champion 2018, 2017 Indoor Team State Champion Personal Record 2:17 in 800m
Da'On Acosta [Houston, TX.]-Jumps
Personal Record 37'1" in TJ and 17'9" in LJ
Tyran Scott [Lafayette, LA]-Sprints
Class 4A Runner-up 400m 2018 and Team State Champion 2018 48.21sec 400m
Nicholas Scott [Baton Rouge, LA]-Distance
Class 5A 800m State Champion 2018 1:55 in 800m
Terrell Chevalier [Cecilia, LA]-Hurdles
Class 4A 100H and 300H 2017 State Champion, 2017 Team State Champion 2018 60mH State Champion 8.34 sec 60H, 14.51sec 110H, 30.93sec 300H