Ed Turner

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Mayde Creek High School

    Height:
    5-10

    Event:
    Sprints, Jumps

    Birthdate:
    05/12/1989

    Experience:
    2L

    Ed Turner

    2009 Conference USA Outdoor Champion- 100 Meter
    2009 NCAA Qualifier - Long Jump
    2009 NCAA Qualifier - 100 Meter
    2009 Conference USA Indoor Champion - Long Jump
    2008 NCAA Regional Qualifier - Long Jump, 4X100
    2008 Conference USA Indoor Freshman of the Year
    2008 Conference USA Indoor Champion - Long Jump

    SOPHOMORE (2009)
    Indoor: Finished seventh in the 60m (7.15) and in the long jump at the Texas A&M Early Opener ... Notched a third-place finish in the long jump ... Competed in the 60m and long jump at the New Balance Invitational ... Ran a season-best 6.90 in the prelims at the C-USA Championships and went on to finish in seventh place ... Earned a provisional mark in the long jump at the championships, becoming the champion with a mark of 7.56m (24-09.75) ... Also earned a provisional mark at the LSU NCAA Qualifier in the long jump with a length of 7.58m (24-10.5) to finish in second place. Outdoor: Placed third in the long jump at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with a mark of 7.18m (23-06.75) ... Ran a 21.32 200m dash at the C-USA Championships ... At the championships, qualified for the NCAA Midwest Regional in the 100m dash and the long jump ... Won the 100m at the championships, setting a personal record of 10.40 ... Finished third at the championships in the long jump with a mark of 7.46m (24-05.75) ... Clocked 10.68 in the 100m at the NCAA Regional.

    FRESHMAN (2008)
    Indoor: Posted a mark of 7.36m (24-01.75) in the long jump at the Houston Indoor Opener ... Ran a time of 7.01 in the 60m ... Finished eighth in the long jump at the Razorback Invitational with a leap of 7.41m (24-03.75) ... Finished second in the 60m with a time of 6.92 at the Houston Indoor Invitational ... Took gold in the long jump with a mark of 7.62m (25-00) at the C-USA Indoor Championships ... Posted a season-best time of 6.85 in the 60m to finish sixth at the conference championships ... Named C-USA Freshman of the Year following the championships. Outdoor: Finished eighth in the long jump with a mark of 7.20m (23-07.50) at the LSU Tiger Relays ... Also ran a time of 11.34 in the 100m ... Member of the 4X200 relay team that finished fourth at the Texas Relays with a time of 1:24.36 ... Took first in the long jump at the UTEP Invitational and the Tellez Invitational ... Ran a season best time of 10.78 in the 100m at the UTEP Invitational ... Finished second in the long jump with a mark of 7.25m (23-09.50) at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational ... Set a regional mark of 7.53m (24-08.50) to win the long jump competition at the Houston Invitational ... Helped lead the 4X100 relay team to a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 40.08.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Long jump regional qualifier ... Ranked No. 3 in the nation in the long jump ... Named First-Team All District as a running back in 2005 and all purpose in 2006 ... Academic All-District team member in 2005 ... Holds a personal best of 25-01 in the long jump ... Jumped at least 24 feet in the long jump all throughout high school.

    PERSONAL
    Born May 12, 1989 in Houston, Texas ... Son of Latonya Page and Edward Turner Sr. ... Chose Houston for its track history and the ability to train with the best ... Also recruited by TCU, Texas, Texas Tech, Kansas State, Kentucky, Arkansas, Iowa State and Texas A&M ... Hobbies include playing video games and shopping.

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