Luke James
    Luke  James

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Memphis, Tenn.

    High School:
    St. Benedict at Auburndale

    Last College:
    Bethel University

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    07/12/1993

    Experience:
    SR


    05/27/2015

    SIU looking to extend season for 19 Salukis at NCAA West Region Prelims

    In Austin this weekend, Southern will have 19 student-athletes compete in 26 events across the three-day preliminary championship.

    05/21/2015

    Salukis qualify 19 student-athletes to compete in 26 events at NCAA West Region Preliminary Round Championships

    This year's 19 regional qualifiers are the most since 2010, when Southern sent 27 in the first year of the current format.

    05/17/2015

    Saluki men win MVC Outdoor Championship for first time since 1992

    Southern sealed the deal on Sunday with extraordinary performances in the men's pole vault and discus.

    05/14/2015

    Saluki men and women both picked to finish third at MVC Outdoor Championships

    The MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be hosted by Illinois State in Normal, Ill., on May 15-17.

    05/05/2015

    Price and Wideman named MVC Field Athletes of the Week

    SIU has won 23 of the 26 weekly field athlete awards from the Valley this season.

    05/16/2015

    2015 MVC Senior Ceremony

    Photos from the MVC Senior Ceremony; May 15, 2015

    04/17/2015

    2015 Mt. SAC Relays. Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 57th running of the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., on April 17, 2015.

    02/07/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 7, 2015.

    05/18/2014

    2014 MVC Outdoor Championships, Day Three

    Photos from the final day of the MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.18.14

    04/03/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.

    2013-14
    All-MVC, Triple Jump (Indoor)
    NCAA Regional Qualifier, Triple Jump (Outdoor)
    All-MVC, Triple Jump (Outdoor)
    MVC Outdoor Champion, Triple Jump
    All-MVC, Triple Jump (Indoor)...Finished second in triple jump at the MVC Indoor Championships with a 14.64m mark...Jumped 6.68m to finish 17th in long jump at the MVC Indoor Championships...NCAA Regional Qualifier, Triple Jump (Outdoor)...All-MVC, Triple Jump (Outdoor)...MVC Outdoor Champion, Triple Jump...Jumped 15.12m to claim first place in triple jump at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Finished 30th in triple jump at the NCAA West Region Prelims... Earned first place in triple jump at the Saluki Open and GVSU Big Meet with 13.87m and 14.47m marks, respectively...Held SIU's highest mark in indoor triple jump with a 14.64m jump...Held SIU's highest mark in outdoor triple jump with a 15.12m jump...Opened the outdoor season with a first-place finish in triple jump at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic with a 14.70m mark...MVC Academic Honor Roll...Participated in four events (triple jump, 4x100m, 110h, long jump) in six outdoor meets...Competed in triple jump and long jump in eight indoor meets.

    Prior to SIU
    Competed at NAIA Bethel University in the triple and long jumps...All-American and three-time national qualifier...Four-time conference champion in the triple and long jumps.

    High School
    Participated in the triple jump, long jump, 4x400m relay and the 4x800m relay at St. Benedict at Auburndale.

    Personal
    Born July 12, 1993, in San Diego, Calif., to Grayce James...Has four brothers: William, Jermaine, Thomas and Clinton...William was a distance runner for the University of Kentucky...Majoring in criminology and criminal justice.

    Thursday, May 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Austin, Texas All Day
    Friday, May 29
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Austin, Texas All Day
    Saturday, May 30
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Austin, Texas All Day
    Wednesday, June 10
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Thursday, June 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Friday, June 12
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Saturday, June 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Thursday, June 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Friday, June 26
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Saturday, June 27
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day