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
Junior Remona Burchell won the women's 100-meter title while freshman Hayden Reed won the men's discus
Redshirt Freshman 2014 Indoor Season Finished 12th in the shot put with a mark of 56-11 1/2 at the SEC Indoor Championships ... placed 11th in the shot put at the Tyson Invitational with a mark of 54-8 1/4 ... finished runner-up in the shot put with a mark of 56-9 1/4 at the Indiana Relays ... threw a season-best mark of 57-5 3/4 to place eighth in the shot put at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... finished fourth in shot put at the Auburn Invitational with a mark of 55-8 1/4.
Freshman (2012-13) Redshirted and did not compete as a true freshman ... picked up his second victory of the 2013 summer at the Pan American Junior Championships in Medellin, Colombia, with a discus throw of 205-0 (62.49 meters) ... also won the discus at the 2013 USA Track & Field Junior Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, with a winning throw of 206 feet, 2 inches (62.84 meters) ... made that winning effort on his only legal throw of the day, easily outpacing the field en route to earning a spot on the U.S. National Team that competed in the Pan American Junior Championships.
Prep and Personal Top thrower in the Texas high school ranks over his junior and senior seasons at Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School ... 2012 Texas Class 4A state champion in the discus (196-2) and runner-up in the shot put (62-5 1/4) ... as a junior, won 2011 Texas Class 4A state titles 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 placed seventh in the discus (155-11) and fourth in the shot put (54-2 3/4) ... set meet record in the shot put at the Texas A&M Indoor High School meet ... three-year starter in football and a three-time all-district selection ... elected senior class president ... member of the National Honor Society ... coached by Randy Crouch and Jamie DeShazo at Little Cypress-Mauriceville ... 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.