LSU Gold
Modesto, Calif.
Previous School
Fresno St.
High School
Johansen HS

Events: 60 Hurdles (7.89), 110 Hurdles (13.99), 400 Hurdles (53.20)

Ended his one and only indoor season at LSU as one of the fastest Tigers in history in the 60-meter hurdles … Hurdled to a personal best of 7.89 seconds at Arkansas’ Randal Tyson Track Center to finish ninth in the final at the Tyson Invitational … Cracked the Top 10 of LSU’s all-time indoor performance as the No. 9-ranked performer in school history in the men’s 60-meter hurdles … Placed 10th in the qualifying round at the SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships with a time of 7.95 in his prelim race … Won two event titles during the 2017 indoor season at the Purple Tiger Invitational (8.06) and LSU Twilight (7.96) in meets held at LSU’s Carl Maddox Field House … Finished second at the Commodore Invitational (7.91), fourth at the Auburn Indoor Invitational (8.13), fifth at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic (8.19) and sixth at the Razorback Invitational (8.02).

Transferred to LSU after graduating from Fresno State during the 2016 season … Twice an NCAA Championships qualifier in the 110-meter hurdles during his time at Fresno State while running at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds … Placed 19th overall in the first round of qualifying at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds in 2016 with a time of 14.00 seconds … Also lined up in the event at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds in 2015 … Was the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Silver Medalist in the 110 hurdles in 2016 while running a personal-best time of 13.99 in the conference final … Won four event titles in the 110 hurdles during the 2016 season at the CenCal Twilight, Cal Poly/ Invitational, Bulldog Invitational and Cal State Fullerton 5-Way … Won the 110 hurdles twice during the 2015 outdoor season at the Bulldog Invitational and CSUN Challenge … Placed fifth in the final of the sprint hurdles at the 2015 MWC Outdoor Championships … A conference finalist in both hurdles during the 2014 season while finishing eighth in the 110 hurdles and seventh in the 400 hurdles at the 2014 MWC Outdoor Championships … Earned a fifth-place finish in the final of the 400-meter hurdles in his debut appearance at the MWC Outdoor Championships as a freshman in 2013 … Ran track for Johansen High School at the prep level.

Full name is Keane Marshe Dwight Bland … Born on Aug. 25, 1994 … Parents are Alonzo Bland and Adrienne Tompkins … Has four siblings, Sheray, Dashae, DaRon and Amani … Pursuing a master’s degree in public administration.

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