Position
Hurdles
Height
5'9
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Fort Knox, Ky.
High School
Fort Knox HS

Events: 60 Hurdles (8.38), 400 Hurdles (53.66)

2012
Lettered during the outdoor season with his appearance in the 400-meter hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium … Finished in 16th place in the qualifying round of the 400 hurdles at the SEC Outdoor meet … Clocked 54.16 seconds in the SEC prelims … Shattered his personal record with a seasonal-best run of 53.66 in a second-place finish in the “B” section at the LSU Alumni Gold … Placed eighth in the prelims at the LSU Relays (54.30) and eighth in the final at the Battle on the Bayou (54.57) … Claimed a third-place finish in the 400 hurdles at the Cole-Lancon Invitational (57.01) … Ran the 60-meter hurdles in two meets during the indoor season … Set a PR of 8.38 in a third-place finish at the Texas A&M Dual Meet … Also was the 13th-place finisher at the LSU Twilight with a run of 8.39.

2011
Competed in six meets for the Tigers as a true freshman in 2011 … Earned a third-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at the Texas A&M Dual Meet … Clocked a personal best of 8.45 seconds for a third-place finish in College Station … Won the B section of the 400-meter hurdles at the LSU Alumni Gold during the outdoor season with a PR of 53.97 … Took third place in the 400 hurdles at the Cole-Lancon Invitational with a time of 54.00 … Posted a time of 55.40 for a 12th-place finish in the 400 hurdles at the LSU Invitational … Opened the outdoor season with an effort of 49.67 to take 14th place in the 400-meter dash at the Louisiana Classics.

PRIOR TO LSU
Competed in the 110-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles at Fort Knox High School … An all-state performer during his junior season in 2009 and his senior season in 2010 … Captured Class 1A state titles in the 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles, long jump and triple jump during both his junior and senior seasons … Finished his high school career as the Kentucky Class 1A state record holder in both the 110 hurdles (14.10) and 300 hurdles (38.33) … Also played varsity basketball and football at Fort Knox High School.

PERSONAL
Full name is Courtney Stephan Edwards … Born on Jan. 29, 1992 … Parents are Ernest and Joanne Edwards … Has an older sister named Camille … An honor roll student at Fort Knox High School … Served as Student Government vice president during his high school career … National Scholar-Athlete Award recipient … Majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in human movement.

 

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