Owls back in action Saturday on SEC Network+
Place 24 in top three
Place 24 in top three
Uke to compete in discus, shot put Saturday
Uke records wins in discus, shot put
AT MAJOR MEETS
2016 C-USA Inddors - 3rd, DMR, 11:50.46
2016 C-USA Indoors - 13th, 4x400, 3:59.74
2016 C-USA Outdoors - 12th, 4x400, 3:52.58
200m - 26.25, Houston Invitational (1/15/16)
400m - 57.63, Charlie Thomas Invitational (2/5/16)
60H - 9.02, C-USA Indoors (2/24/16)
100H - 15.09, Victor Lopez Classic (3/24/16)
400H - 1:00.70, Victor Lopez Classic (3/24/16)
Indoor: First place finish in the Charlie Thomas Invitational in the DMR relay with a time of 11:35.32. Outdoor: Finished in fourth place at the Houston Alumni Invitational in the 4x400m with a time of 3:58.02…Second place finish at the Tom Tellez Invitational in the 400m hurdles after clocking in 1:02.87.
Indoor: Earned C-USA All-Conference honors by running a leg on the third-place DMR team at the C-USA Indoors...member of DMR team that placed second at the Charlie Thomas Invitational...fifth in the 60m hurdles at the Leonard Hilton Memorial. Outdoor: Finished second in the 400H at the TSU Relays, Victor Lopez Classic, Texas State Bobcat Invitational and J. Fred Duckett Twilight.
Graduated from Tomball Memorial High School ... was a four-year letterwinner in track for the Wildcats and a three-year letterwinner in cross country ... Freshman Year: first in district in 300h, first in regionals in 300h (46.13), 300h state qualifier, top 10 district finalist and regional finalist in cross country ... Sophomore Year: first in district in 300h, third in 100 hurdles, first in area 100h, third in regional 300h, fifth in 100h, 4A top-10 district finalist and regional finalist in cross country ... Junior Year: first in district 300h, first in area 300h (43.31), third in regional 300h, fourth in state 300h ... Senior Year: 2015 All-Greater Houston First-Team ... first in district in 300h/100h ... first in area 300h/100h ... second in regionals 300h/100h ... third in state 300h (43.22) ... state qualifier 100h ... nationally ranked 2013-14 and Top-20 in 2015 in 400 hurdles.
Full Name: Akuira Young ... Parents: Ronald and Yolanda Young (brothers, Noah and Kaleb) ... Major: Natural Sciences Division ... College: Martel.