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


    01/23/2015

    Salukis win two event titles at Day One of Vanderbilt Invite

    Southern swept the men's and women's weight throw with wins by seniors Curtis Wideman and DeAnna Price.

    01/22/2015

    Salukis travel to Nashville for Vanderbilt Invite this weekend

    The Saluki women's squad is ranked No. 23 in the nation.

    01/21/2015

    Gaston, James named MVC Field Athletes of the Week

    Both Salukis rank in the top-10 nationally in their respective events (Gaston, shot put, fourth; James, triple jump, eighth).

    01/17/2015

    Salukis wrap up with four more titles on Day Two of Kentucky Invitational

    After winning the men's weight throw Friday night, SIU ended with a total five event wins.

    01/15/2015

    Salukis resume indoor season at Kentucky Invitational

    The Saluki women's squad is currently ranked No. 23 in the nation.

    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.

    03/02/2014

    MVC Indoor Championships, Day Two

    Photo credit courtesy of Kirby Eagles, UNI Sports Photographer

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.

    02/01/2014

    Indiana Relays, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the Indiana Relays, Feb. 1, 2014.

    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.

    Friday, Jan 30
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Bloomington, Ind. All Day
    Saturday, Jan 31
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Bloomington, Ind. All Day
    Friday, Feb 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 9:30 AM
    Saturday, Feb 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 9:00 AM
    Saturday, Feb 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track West Lafayette, Ind. All Day
    Friday, Feb 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, Feb 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Sunday, Mar 1
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Friday, Mar 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
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