Rebels Earn Three SEC Titles, Two School Records over Weekend
AT OLE MISS (2014):
OUTDOOR: USTFCCCA Second Team All-American ... placed 10th in the triple jump at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 52-0.5 ... placed sixth in the triple jump at the NCAA East Preliminary (52-1) to qualify for the national championships ... scored points in the triple jump and long jump at the SEC Championships, placing third in the triple jump (52-4) and fifth in the long jump (24-11) ... All-SEC second team ... won the LSU Invitational triple jump with a season-best 52-10.25 that ranks him sixth in the school record books ... also placed third in the long jump at LSU (24-6.25) and anchored the runner-up 4x400 relay team (season-best 3:08.38) ... posted a triple jump win at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash (51-3.75) and a long jump win at the Ole Miss Open (24-9.75) ... placed fifth in the triple jump at the Texas Relays (51-2.75) and ninth at the Mt. SAC Relays (51-4.25).
INDOOR: Competed in two meets ... runner-up in the triple jump at the Auburn Invitational with a mark of 52-2.5 that ranked him fifth in school history.
BEFORE OLE MISS: A member of the Florida State track & field team from 2011-13 under coach Bob Braman ... A USTFCCCA First Team All-American after placing seventh in the triple jump (52-1) at the 2013 NCAA Indoor Championships as a junior ... placed second in the triple jump (51-5.75) and third in the long jump (indoor personal-best 24-3.75) at the 2013 ACC Indoor Championships ... jumped an indoor personal-best 52-1.75 to place sixth in the triple jump at the 2013 Tyson Invitational ... earned USTFCCCA Second Team All-America honors after placing 10th in the triple jump (52-0) at the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships as a sophomore ... had a huge ACC outdoor meet as a sophomore, jumping to personal bests of 53-5.75 in the triple jump (second place) and 24-5 in the long jump (fourth place) ... USTFCCCA First Team All-American after placing sixth in the triple jump (52-6) at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships as a sophomore ... earned USTFCCCA All-America honors as a freshman when he helped the 4x400-meter relay team finish ninth at the 2011 NCAA Indoor Championships ... also participated in the 400-meter hurdles during his time in Tallahassee ... Attended Key West (Fla.) High School, where he excelled in the intermediate hurdles and jumps for coach Dave Perkins ... won the Florida 2A state title in the 300-meter hurdles as a sophomore ... three-time state qualifier in the 300 hurdles and two-time qualifier in the triple jump, finishing second as both a junior and senior.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 10, 1992 ... son of Joanna Young ... originally from New Orleans.
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