Led by freshman Hayden Reed's NCAA discus title, the Tide men finished 15th nationally, while the women, paced by junior Remona Burchell's NCAA title in the 100-meters, took 18th place, its first top-20 finish since 2010
The Alabama track and field team had a light schedule on day two of the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Shot Put - 64-9
Discus - 201-3
Prep and Personal
The top thower in the Texas high school ranks over his junior and senior seasons ... the 2012 Texas Class 4A state champion in the discus (196-2) and was second in the shot put (62-5 1/4) ... as a junior, won the 2011 Texas Class 4A state champion in both the shot put (62-8 3/4) and the discus (186-3) ... as a sophomore at the 2010 Texas Class 4A state meet he was seventh in the discus (155-11) and fourth in the shot put (54-2 3/4) ... the meet record holder in the shot put at the Texas A&M Indoor High School meet ... a three-year starter in football and a three-time all-district selection ... Senior Class President and a member of the National Honor Society ... coached by Randy Crouch and Jamie DeShazo at Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School ... began competing in track and field at age 12 ... son of Neville and Ellen Reed ... oldest of two children ... born April 4, 1994, in Sulphur, La.