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Former Cajun Athletes : Revels, Stein, Pierret, Tallini in USATF National Masters Championship

These results were updated on Saturday, 7/22/2017

Baton Rouge – July 13-16, 2015

Three Former Cajun Track and Field Athletes and One Wrestler Competed

Claude Revels, Track & Field 1970-72, ran in his first USATF National Masters Championship in Baton Rouge this past weekend, competing in the 65-69 age group. This was also Claude’s first race on the track since he ran for USL in 1972.

On Thursday, he placed 4th in the 800 Run with a time of 2:44.43 and Sunday he placed 7th in the 1500 Run with a time of 5:50.26.
Click here for Claude and his 1971 Cross Country teammates.

Herb Stein (68 & 69)finished 6th in the Men’s 70-74 Javelin Throw with a best of 32.49 meters. Herb also placed 6th in the discus with a throw of 26.95 meters.
Click here for Herb and some of his 1969 teammates.

Jay Pierret (85-87) finished 9th in the Men’s 50-54 Pentathlon.
Click here for Jay and his 1986 teammates.
Click here for Jay at the 2017 Louisiana Classics Track & Field Meet, performing some of his presidential duties at the Cajun Track & Field Officials Association (CTFOA). 

The profiles of the three track & field performers may be viewed by placing their names in the "Last Name" search engine below the AN logo in the upper left of the home page, then clicking the red search button on the right of the box. Thanks.

Denis Tallini, Cajun Wrestler 1972-74, placed 4th in the javelin throw in the 60-64 age group with a throw of 38.35 meters.
Click here for Denis’ Athletic Network Profile.
Click here for Denis and his 1974 Wrestling teammates.

Claude chaired the 2010, 2011, 2012 Track & Field Reunions, but may have had his finest performances in Baton Rouge while competing with the heat and humidity in the 800 and 1500.
Click here for Claude and some of the honorees at the 2013 Track & Field Reunion.

To view photo galleries of each of the previous Track & Field Reunions, click on the Ragin’ Cajuns Reunions and Special Programs (banner on right side of the News Box), then click on the reunion of your interest. The 2013 Reunion contains five items in the photo gallery, including a video of the Saturday evening program at the Petroleum Club.

Congratulations to Claude, Herb, Jay, Denis for their dedication to Track & Field and loyalty to the university. 

Thanks to Claude and Herb for providing information about the meet.
Please continue to send news about former Cajun athletes. Thanks.

Peace, Dr. Ed Dugas