Andy Tackett

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Dayton, Texas

    High School:
    Dayton High School

    Height:
    6-1

    Event:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    05/30/1986

    Experience:
    3L

    Andy Tackett


    Dean's List- Spring 2008

    SENIOR (2009)
    Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Began the season with a seventh-place finish in the discus at the TSU Relays with a 43.94m (144-02) throw ... At the Victor Lopez/ Rice Bayou Classic, finished fifth in the javelin with a mark of 53.64m (176-00) and competed in the discus with a mark of 43.36m (142-03) ... Competed in the discus and javelin at the LSU Alumni Gold meet ... At the Texas Invitational, finished 11th in the discus with a 46.08m (151-02) throw and placed seventh in the javelin with a mark of 57.28m (187-11) ... Took fifth at the C-USA Championships in the discus with a personal-best toss of 46.63m (153-00).

    JUNIOR (2008)
    Indoor and Outdoor: Red Shirted.

    SOPHOMORE (2007)
    Outdoor: Posted a personal-best mark of 60.38m (198-01) in the javelin to take a third-place finish at the C-USA Outdoor Championships ... Also set a personal best in the hammer throw with a toss of 40.36m (132-05) at the conference championships to finish eighth ... Set his third PR at the conference championships with a mark of 46.39m (148-02) to finish ninth.

    FRESHMAN (2006)
    Indoor: Finished eighth in the hammer throw at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a throw of 40-10.50. Outdoor: Finished eighth at the C-USA Indoor Championships in the hammer throw with a throw of 34.84m (114-04) ... Finished eighth in the discus at the conference championships ... Threw a personal best 57.32m (188-01) in the javelin for a sixth-place finish in the Rice Twilight All-Comers Meet ... Third in the conference championships in the javelin.

    HIGH SCHOOL

    Member of Dayton's regional qualifying 4X200 relay team ... Had a fourth-place finish in the discus at the District 19-4A Championships ... Also helped the 4X100 relay team record a fourth place finish at the district meet ... First-Team All District punter as a junior and senior for Dayton's football team ... Also lettered in golf and baseball.

    PERSONAL
    Majoring in consumer science merchandising ... Born May 30, 1986 in Baytown, Texas ... Son of Audie and Gail Tackett of Anahuac, Texas ... Enjoys hunting, playing sports and fishing ... Chose to attend the University of Houston because of its location and its proud track program.

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