Garret LeBouef Season 2024
Events: Hammer (153-1), Javelin (197-11)
Lettered for the Tigers during the 2014 season … Competed in 17 outdoor meets during his four-year collegiate career from 2013-16 … Ended his career with personal bests of 153 feet, 1 inch in the hammer throw and 197-11 in the javelin … Graduated from LSU in December 2016 with a degree in electrical engineering.
Posted a seasonal-best throw in the javelin of 177-11 in a 10th-place finish at LSU’s Battle on the Bayou … Threw 173-4 for third place in his season opener at the Hurricane Twilight at the University of Miami … Also placed seventh at the LSU Invitational with a throw of 162-7 and 13th at the LSU Alumni Gold with a mark of 174-2.
Threw the javelin in five meets during the 2015 outdoor season … Posted a seasonal-best mark of 193 feet, 6 inches in a fourth-place finish at LSU’s Battle on the Bayou … Opened the season by throwing 183-3 in and eighth-place finish at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette … Earned a pair of sixth-place finishes at the Jim Click Shootout with a mark of 181-10 and LSU Invitational with a mark of 184-6 in his season finale … Also threw the javelin at the LSU Alumni Gold, posting a series-best mark of 165-0 for 15th place overall.
Competed in both the hammer and javelin throws during the outdoor season … Lettered for the first time in his collegiate career after throwing the javelin at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Lexington, Kentucky … Ended his season by throwing a personal best of 197-11 in a 14th-place finish in qualifying at the SEC Championships … Placed fourth in the event at the LSU Invitational with a throw of 190-10 … Finished sixth at the Battle on the Bayou (181-0), ninth at the LSU Alumni Gold (177-10) and 10th at the Jim Mize Invitational (169-5) while throwing the javelin … Threw a personal best and seasonal best of 153-1 in a ninth-place finish in the hammer at the LSU Invitational in his regular-season finale … Posted a mark of 145-4 for a seventh-place finish in the hammer throw at the Battle on the Bayou … Also threw the hammer at Louisiana Tech’s Jim Mize Invitational and the LSU Alumni Gold during the outdoor season.
Threw the javelin in three home meets during the 2013 season … Set a seasonal best in his collegiate debut by throwing 178-3 in a ninth-place finish in the javelin at the LSU Relays … Followed with a ninth-place finish at the Battle on the Bayou while throwing a series-best of 174-10 … Placed 12th at the LSU Alumni Gold with a top throw of 168-3.
PRIOR TO LSU
Threw the javelin during his prep career at South Terrebonne High School … Posted a personal record of 184-8 during his senior season in 2012 … Was the district runner-up in 2011 and state runner-up in 2012 with his performance … Was also a standout on the football field as a defensive end during his high school career … Earned second-team all-district honors on the gridiron in 2011 … Helped lead his high school football team to back-to-back runner-up finishes in their district in 2009 and 2010.
Full name is Garret Anthony LeBouef … Born on Dec. 23, 1993 … Parents are Gerald and Michele LeBouef … Has one younger sister, Sarah … An honor roll student during his prep career at South Terrebonne High School … Graduated as the valedictorian of his senior class … Served as class secretary of his senior class … Member of the National Honor Society and Key Club … Majoring in electrical engineering.