Houston Track & Field Inks 15 Student-Athletes to Storied Program

    Head Coach Leroy Burrell announces 2013 signing class
    Head Coach Leroy Burrell announces 2013 signing class
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    Feb. 7, 2013

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    HOUSTON- The University of Houston track and field program and Head Coach Leroy Burrell announced its 2013 signing class on Thursday. Fifteen new student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to compete for the Cougars in 2013-14.

    "We are very proud to announce the 2013 Houston Track and Field signees," Burrell said. "We feel that we have signed one of the best classes in my 14 years as a head coach. We signed several athletes who are at or near the top of the 2012 performance lists and are poised for greater improvement in their senior seasons."

    The class is broken down on the men's side by three sprinters, two throwers and one in the distance area. On the women's side, five student-athletes will compete in sprints followed by two distance runners, and one each in the throws, jumps and multi events.

    The men's signing class includes Cameron Burrell (Ridge Point HS/ Missouri City, Texas), Cameron Cornelius (Deer Park HS/ Houston), Jermaine Fyffe (Wolmers Boys/ Kingston, Jamaica), Elijah Hall-Thompson (Morton Ranch HS/ Katy, Texas), Chris Ibarra (Atlanta HS/ Atlanta, Texas), and Zachary Oliva (Smithson Valley HS/ Spring Branch, Texas).

    On the women's side, Kemi Adekoya (Lagos, Nigeria), Janae Bottoms (Klein HS/ Spring, Texas), Bria Carter (Cypress Lakes HS/ Houston), Re'Jana Ellison (Hearne HS/ Hearne, Texas), Amber Hawkins (James Wood HS/ Winchester, Va.), Anasztazia Nguyen (Berzeviczy Gergeky Szki / Budapest, Hungary), A'Nease Linnear (Frisco Heritage HS/ Frisco, Texas), Bailee Logsdon (Huffman Hargrave HS/ Huffman, Texas), and Tori Williams (Plaquemine HS/ Plaquemine, La.) will be joining the 2013-14 squad.

    For the full bios on the signees, please click here.

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