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Track & Field: Ragin' Cajuns Wrap Up Action At Auburn Tiger Track Classic

 Matt Sullivan, Director of Athletics Communications

Day Two Results Followed By Day One Results

Cajuns set six personal-bests in 27-team event

AUBURN, Ala. – Shaquille Singuineau set a personal-best in the men's shot put, finishing second overall with a throw of 54 feet, 1 ¼ inches, and the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns track and field team set six personal bests to conclude action on Saturday at the Tiger Track Classic at Auburn's Hutsell-Rosen Track.
Richard Delphin and Kyle Baudoin each posted fourth-place performances in their respective events as Louisiana wrapped up the two-day meet in the 27-team meet that featured host Auburn and included five Sun Belt Conference schools.
Singuineau led a trio of Ragin' Cajuns to top-10 finishes in the shot put after recording the sixth-best throw in the Sun Belt Conference this season. Dominique Williams finished ninth overall for Louisiana with Zach Lewis finishing 10th at 49-3.
The Ragin' Cajuns picked up three personal-bests performances in the women's 3,000-meter run as Courtney Broussard finished 10th (10:38.38), freshman Ally McCulley 11th (10:46.74) and Hailey Hesterman 12th (10:46.99). Louisiana's Victoria Wayne established a new personal-best in the women's 400-meter hurdles (1:02.94) with Kemondrick Walter matching a personal-best in the men's 400-meter dash (48.61).
Delphin, who posted the third-best mark in the hammer throw (183-7) in school history on Friday, capped off an impressive weekend for the Ragin' Cajuns, finishing fourth overall in the discus (157-11). Baudoin recorded the fourth-best mark in the men's pole vault in the Sun Belt Conference after clearing the bar at 16-8 ¾.
Angus Sinclair cleared the bar at 6-6 ¾ in the men's high jump to finish eighth overall for Louisiana with freshman George Femmer earning a sixth-place finish in the men's 3,000-meter run (9:17.33) and Stanley Limoh finishing ninth in the 800-meter run (1:53.87).
Louisiana will return to action on Saturday (April 21) when it travels to Baton Rouge to compete at the LSU Alumni Gold meet at Bernie Moore Track Stadium.

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Track & Field: LaGarde, Delphin Pace Cajuns At Tiger Track Classic

Matt Sullivan, Director of Athletics Communications

Louisiana posts nine personal-bests on opening day of meet  

AUBURN, Ala. – Lindsay LaGarde posted the third-fastest time in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase in school history while Richard Delphin posted the third-best mark in the hammer throw in school history to pace the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns track and field team after the first day of the Tiger Track Classic on Friday at the Hutsell-Rosen Track facility.
Women's long jumpers Juliette Smith and Alex Morrow recorded a pair of Louisiana's nine personal-bests during the first day of competition. Sven Glueck posted a personal-best in the men's long jump for the Ragin' Cajuns, the freshman duo of Andre Bellard and Conner Meche each posted personal-bests in the 5,000-meter run and the duo of Jonathan Kimutai and Regan Lemaire each recorded a personal-best in the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase.
The final day of competition begins at 11 a.m., on Saturday. Live results will be available at RaginCajuns.com.
LaGarde, who posted the then fifth-fastest time (11:41.71) in the 3,000-meter steeplechase last season, shaved over 23 seconds off her personal-best after finishing sixth overall in 11:18.42 to move ahead of Casey Brown (11:35.45 in 2008) and Jenna Picou (11:26.78 in 2011) in school history.
Delphin, who recorded the fourth-best mark in the hammer throw (181-8) last season, finished fourth overall for the Ragin' Cajuns after recording a personal-best throw of 183-7. The junior was one of two Ragin' Cajuns to finish in the top-10 in the event as teammate Dominique Williams earned a ninth-place finish at 161-0.
Smith earned a 15th-place finish in the women's long jump for Louisiana after recording a personal-best at 18-5 ¾. Morrow, who previously cleared 17-9 in the long jump at last month's Bobcat Invitational, cleared 17-9 ½ for the Ragin' Cajuns to finish 22nd overall.
In the men's long jump, Glueck posted a mark of 22-3 ½ to finish 21st for the Ragin' Cajuns with fellow multi-athlete Chandler Mixon finishing 29th at 20-9 ¾. Sean Bouzigard, competing in the men's javelin, narrowly missed his personal-best (189-6) after finishing fifth overall at 189-5.
Kimutai and Lemaire were two of three Louisiana runners to post top-10 finishes in the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase as Kimutai finished sixth overall (9:34.02) and Lemaire eighth (9;58.39). Teammate Dylan Heck earned a seventh-place finish for the Ragin' Cajuns, crossing the finish line in 9:52.49.
Bellard covered the 5,000-meter run with a personal-best time of 15:53.31 to finish 21st for Louisiana with Meche clocking a time of 16:14.08 to place 25th.  
Freshman MacKenzie Marze placed fifth overall for Louisiana behind four Auburn throwers in the women's javelin with a mark of 145-7. Madison Meche placed 15th overall for the Ragin' Cajuns at 113-9.
In the women's hammer throw, Tisay Woodhouse posted a mark of 163-10 to finish 13th overall with Kimberly Rushford (11-7 ¾) finishing sixth in the women's pole vault and Alexa Johnson (11-7 ¾) seventh. 

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