Position
Hurdles
Height
5'10
Class
Junior
Hometown
Kingston, Jamaica
Previous School
South Plains JC
High School
Jamaica College

Major: General Studies
Events: 60H (7.86), 110H (13.95), 400H (50.90)

CAREER
A two-time letterwinner who competed in the 400-meter hurdles in 2008 and 2009 … An NCAA Championships qualifier in the 400 hurdles during his senior season in 2009 … Placed 20th nationally at the NCAA Outdoor meet as a senior … Was a two-time participant in the intermediate hurdles at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships … Finished his collegiate career with a personal-best time of 50.90 seconds to rank No. 10 on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list in the event … Also wrapped up his career ranked No. 5 on LSU’s all-time indoor list in the 60-meter hurdles with a personal-best time of 7.86 set at the SEC Indoor Championships in 2009.

2009
Represented the Tigers in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the first time in his career … Placed 20th nationally after clocking a time of 50.94 seconds in the qualifying round at the NCAA Outdoor meet … Was an automatic qualifier for the national meet after placing fifth in the 400 hurdles at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships … Set a new personal best of 50.90 in the regional final … Scored  two points for the Tigers with a seventh-place finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships, clocking a top regional qualifying time of 51.18 … Won the event title at the LSU Alumni Gold with a time of 51.52 … Also ran the 400 hurdles at the LSU Tiger Relays (52.02), Texas Relays (51.57), Sun Angel Classic (51.97) and Penn Relays (52.32) … Competed in the 60-meter hurdles during the indoor season … Recorded a personal best and NCAA provisional qualifying time of 7.86 in the preliminary round at the SEC Indoor Championships … Times ranks No. 5 on LSU’s all-time performance list in the event … Went on to place fifth in the event with a time of 7.89 in the final … Also lined up in the 60 hurdles at the Purple Tiger Classic (8.15), SEC/Big 12 Challenge (8.12), New Balance Collegiate Invitational (7.94) and Tyson Invitational (7.91).

2008
Was the Tigers’ top intermediate hurdler during the 2008 campaign … An NCAA Regional qualifier in his first season with the program … Finished in 13th place in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships after clocking a time of 52.10 seconds in the semifinal round … Finished 14th in the event at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 52.83 … Set a new personal best and seasonal best in the 400 hurdles in a fourth-place finish at the Texas Relays, crossing the finish line in 50.94 to move into the No. 10 spot on the school’s all-time performance list in the event … Also won the event title at the LSU Tiger Relays (51.89) and Tiger Invitational (51.57) during the outdoor season … Opened the outdoor season by finishing runner-up in the 110-meter hurdles at the Willie Williams Classic (14.29) … Competed in the 60-meter hurdles during the indoor season … Recorded a personal-best and seasonal-best time of 7.92 at the SEC Indoor Championships, where he finished in ninth place … Time ranks fifth all-time in the history of the program … Also broke the eight-second barrier in the 60 hurdles at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier (7.94) … Competed in a total of 13 meets in his first season with the Tigers.

PRIOR TO LSU
Proved to be the nation’s premier hurdler at the junior college level during his sophomore season at South Plains College … Led the Texans to their first outdoor national championship in program history with his performance at the 2007 National Junior College Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Coffeyville, Kan. … Won a pair of national titles in the 110 hurdles and 400 hurdles en route to being named the Male Track Athlete of the Meet for his performance … Earned a pair of All-America honors at the 2006 NJCAA Outdoor Championships after finishing third in the 400 hurdles and fifth in the 110 hurdles … Holds the SPC indoor school record in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 7.34 … Finished a brilliant two-year career at SPC as a four-time NJCAA All-American … Came to LSU with personal bests of 7.92 in the 60 hurdles, 13.95 in the 110 hurdles and 51.40 in the 400 hurdles.

PERSONAL
Full name is Patrick Emanuel Lee … Born on March 31, 1985 … Parents are Arthur and Gloria Lee … Has an older brother named Richard … Married to Venisa Clarke-Lee … Majored in general studies at LSU.

 

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