Mandelbaum and Doss named Female and Male Athletes of the Year, Schelske and Schmidt earned Female and Male Scholar Athletes of the Year Honors and Magee and Walker receive the James W. Wilson, Jr. Award
Frano, Lozes, White, Breaux please Coach Peterson with their performances on the day
Team set 16 personal records last week at South Alabama Invitational
All set personal bests during their performances
Squad looks to gain steam in a meet close to home before heading to the C-USA Championships
|Breaux's Career Best Performances|
|High Jump||2.04m (6' 8.25") (4/13/13)|
|Long Jump||7.55m (24' 9.25") (5/11/13)|
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in six regular-season meets on the season, as well as the Conference USA Outdoor Championships and the NCAA East Regionals...participated in the long jump and the 4 x 100 meter relay...became the first Tulane male track and field athlete to compete in back-to-back NCAA East Regionals (3/29) during the outdoor season when he qualified in the long jump and placed 33rd with a leap of 7.08 meters (23-2.75)...scored at the C-USA Outdoor Championships (5/17) with a sixth-place finish in the long jump, leaping 7.45 meters (24-5.5), a season-high mark...placed fourth in the long jump at the Stanford Invitational (4/4) with a leap of 7.27 meters (23-10.25)...notched a third-place finish at the South Alabama Invitational (4/12) with a wind-aided jump of 7.25 meters (23-9.5)...finished second at the Black and Gold Invitational (5/3), posting a long jump mark of 6.88 meters (22-7)...also ran in three 4 x 100 meter relay teams on the year, including the team that included Sherman Badie, Richard Allen and Christopher Arechiga that finished in 41.02 at the Southeastern Louisiana Invitaitonal, a mark that stood as the fifth-fastest time in school history at season's end.
Outdoor Track and Field:Posted results in five regular season meets, as well as the Conference USA Outdoor Championships and the NCAA East Regionals...competed in the high jump, the long jump and the 4 x 100 meter relay...became - along with Thomas Lynch - the first male athlete to qualify for a regional in Tulane track and field history...was the lone long jumper on the men's squad during the year...earned Freshman of the Meet honors at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/12) after winning the silver medal in the long jump with a distance of 7.55 meters (24' 9.25") and a bronze medal in the high jump with a leap of 2.04 meters (6' 8.25")...also on the team's best 4 x 100 meter relay squad of the season, finishing the event in fourth place at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/12) with a time of 41.82...also jumped 2.04 meters (6' 8.25") in the high jump at the South Alabama Invitational (4/13)...recorded a long jump of 7.14 meters (23' 5.25") at the NCAA East Regional.
About Devon Breaux
Prep: Six time letterman in track and field at Donaldsonville High School...earned all-district honors in track and field in high school...four-year letterman in football at Donaldsonville High for coach Terence Williams...rated a three-star recruit by Scout.com, ESPN.com and 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status from Rivals.com...tabbed No. 23 recruit in Louisiana by ESPN.com and No. 28 recruit in the state by 247Sports.com...listed as No. 55 athlete in the nation by 247Sports.com, No. 62 athlete nationally by ESPN.com and No. 149 wide receiver in the country by Scout.com...received an 86 Sports Rating from 247Sports.com and a 78 Scout Grade from ESPN.com...helped lead the Tigers to a combined 32-12 record with four straight playoff appearances and one district title...as a senior, named first-team all-state and All-District 7-3A while claiming District Offensive Player of the Year honors after completed 173-of-259 passes (.668) for a state-leading 2,873 yards and 24 touchdowns while running 174 times for 921 yards (5.3 avg.) and 13 scores...as a junior, completed 116-of-188 passes (.617) for 1,684 yards, 20 touchdowns while adding 956 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns on 157 carries...passes for 852 yards and seven scores while completing 56-of-96 passes (.583) and ran 140 times for 789 yards and 12 touchdowns as a sophomore...also lettered four years in baseball...off the field, was a member of the Beta Club and was named to the Honor Roll all four years.
Personal: Born Devon Paul Breaux on Oct. 20, 1993, in River West, La...son of Danny Breaux and Demetria Henry...has one brother, Derrell, and one sister, Shaelyn...third cousin of NBA star Jason Kidd and 2011 Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III of Baylor...proposed major is mechanical engineering...chose Tulane over Arkansas State, Baylor, Indiana, Louisiana-Monroe, Louisiana Tech, Memphis, Minnesota and UNLV.