The program unveils new track for home meet this Saturday.
The women's team earns Division I All-Academic Track and Field team honors.
McCoy looking to earn spot for National Championship.
SOUTHERN MISS RECORD HOLDER IN THE JAVELIN - 238'1"
Javelin - 238'1" (outdoor)
Junior (OUTDOOR): Competed in six events during the season and posted four first-place finishes ... Captured the Conference USA title ... Recorded a personal and school record throw of 238'1" at the Tiger Track Classic ... NCAA East Preliminary qualifier ... Sophomore (OUTDOOR): Competed in five events with four top-three finishes including a pair of first place finishes at the Tiger Track Classic and Alabama Relays ... Threw a season-best 223'4'' at the Tiger Track Classic ... Freshman (OUTDOOR): Recorded a season-best mark of 223'9" in the javelin ... Posted 11, top eight finishes, including three first places ... A regional qualifier after placing first at the Texas Relays ... Places second at the C-USA Meet with a throw of 216'5" ... Finished fifth at the Mideast Regional Meet and advanced to the NCAA National ... Competed in the USATF Jr. Championships and placed fifth with a throw of 211'6" ... Registered 11 marks over 200' ... Earned second team all-conference and all-Mideast Region ... High School: Attended Daphne High School where he was a three-year letterwinner in track and field for Coach Milton Sutton ... Selected as the Gatorade Alabama Boys' Track and Field Athlete of the Year by RISE Magazine ... Won the javelin event at the Class 6A state meet with an effort of 223'8", the best prep throw in the nation at that time ... Alabama state record holder in the javelin ... The Baldwin County Track Championship Co-Most Valuable Player ... Captured first place in the decathlon at the state meet with a total of 5,771 points ... Received All-USA Track and Field News All-American honors ... Named all-state and all-county for three-straight years ... All-Region Javelin Thrower ... All-Metro Track Athlete of the Year ... Personal: Son of Pete and Cheryl Smith ... A sport management major.
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