LaTricia Jones
LaTricia Jones
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Spartanburg, S.C.

High School:
Spartanburg

Event:
Throws

2009-10: Placed sixth in the weight throw at the Conference USA Indoor Championships in the weight throw with a distance of 54-06 feet...also took sixth place at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the shot put with a toss of 13.44m...was second at the Virginia Tech Invitational in the weight throw with a season best toss of 57.11.57...won the Marietta Invitational with a throw of 57-08 feet in the weight toss...took second place at the Hurricane Invitational in the Hammer throw with a distance of 47.22m...had a first place finish at the EKU Invitational in the hammer throw (48.29m) along with two second place finishes in the shot put (11.87) and the discus (38.87m).

2008 Outdoor: 14 top ten finishes in various events...all best marks came at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the hammer throw (47.90m), shot put (13.62m) and discus (43.16m)...won the discus event at the EKU Open with a mark of 41.21m.

2008 Indoor: Earned 11 different top 10 finishes during indoor season...finished second in the weight throw at the Niswonger Invitational and Tiger Invitational...best weight throw mark came at C-USA Indoor Championship with a distance of 57-02.25 placing fourth...placed fifth in the shot put at Akron...threw a best of 43-01.75 in the shot put at the Oilers Open.

2007 Outdoor: Competed in teh shot put, discus and hammer throw...finished second in the hammer throw at the Ohio Open...finished in the top 10 eight times.

2007 Indoor: Finished third in both the shot put and weight throw at the Holiday Classic...season best of 13.49m in the shot put at the Buckeye Invitational.

2006 Outdoor: Threw the shot put, discus and hammer for the Herd...placed second at the Bobcat Invitational in the shot put with a heave of 42'05.5"...earned a third place finish in the discus with a toss of 133'10" at the Ohio Invitational.

2006 Indoor: Holds top three best throws in the shot put...best toss came at the C-USA Championship with a distance of 43'3" where she finished fifth...at the Akron Open recorded a personal best toss of 47'07" in the wieght throw.

Prior to Marshall: Three time State Champion, two years in shot put and one year in discus...personal best in the shot put is 41'74"...best discus is 173'11".

Personal: Born March 30, 1987...daughter of Keith and Paula Jones...major is Business.