LSU Gold
Position
Sprints
Height
5'9
Class
Redshirt Junior
Hometown
Philadelphia, Pa.
High School
St. Joseph's Prep
Previous School
Oklahoma
Experience
TR
Indoor Class
Redshirt Junior

Salim Epps’ TFRRS profile (for top performances and meet results)

1x USTFCCCA Second Team All-American
1x Big 12 Champion

2023 OUTDOOR (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE AT OKLAHOMA)
Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor West Prelims in the 4×400… scored in the 4×400 (3:03.64) at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships, placed 14th in the 400 with a PR at 46.51… claimed first in the 400m with a time of 46.95 at the Arkansas Twilight… placed ninth in the 400m at the Corky/Crofoot Shootout, clocking a 46.89… took fourth at the John Jacobs Invitational in the 400m with a 48.43… ran 40.41 in the 4×100 for third at the Sooner Invitational & Multis… placed sixth in the 4×400 with a 3:02.88 at Texas Relays.

2023 INDOOR (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE AT OKLAHOMA)
Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 4×400… claimed the Big 12 Indoor 4×400 title with a time of 3:02.72, placed 14th in the 400m (47.10)… opened the season with a PR time of 33.94 for third in the 300m at the K-State Winter Invite.

2022 OUTDOOR (SOPHOMORE AT OKLAHOMA)
Did not compete.

2022 INDOOR (SOPHOMORE AT OKLAHOMA)
Did not compete.

2021 OUTDOOR (FRESHMAN AT OKLAHOMA)
Competed in the NCAA Championships prelims and finished 11th in the 4×400-meter relay with a time of 3:07.47… finished eighth in the 4×400 relay with a time of 3:04.68 and 35th in the 400-meter dash, clocking a 47.38 at the NCAA West Prelims… took second place at the Big 12 Championships in the 4×400-meter with a time of 3:03.68 and 16th in the 400-meter with a time of 47.32 … set a PR in the 400-meter with a time of 46.86 and clinched first in the 4×400-meter relay with a time of 3:05.49 at the Desert Heat Classic… placed second at the John Jacobs Invitational in the 400-meter with a time of 47.28… finished eighth in the 200-meter with a time of 21.63w at the North Texas Classic… grabbed first place in the 4×400-meter relay with a time of 3:05.26 and 11th in the 400-meter with a time of 47.07 at the 93rd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays… participated at the TCU Invitational and finished second with a time of 47.01 in the 400-meter.

2021 INDOOR (FRESHMAN AT OKLAHOMA)
Ran a 47.38 in the 400-meter, finished third in 4×400 with a 3:07.67 at the Big 12 Indoor Championships… set a PR in the 200-meter with a time of 21.46 at the Texas Tech Shootout… finished third in the 400 (47.05), first in 4×400 (3:07.86) at the Charlie Thomas Invitational… placed fourth in the 400 (47.95), first in the 4×400 (3:09.32) at the Texas Tech Red Raider Invitational… took second in the 400 (47.15), third in the 200 (21.49) at the Arkansas Invitational… ran a PR of 34.50 in the 300 to finish first, placed first in the 4×400 with a 3:18.84 at the K-State Winter Invite

PRIOR TO COLLEGE – St. Joseph’s Prep
Former Pennsylvania state champion across 400 meters… held personal best times in high school of 21.59 seconds (200m) and 48.04 seconds (400).

PERSONAL
Born on February 14, 2002 in Philadelphia, PA… son of Nicole Mack and JR Epps… has eight sisters and one brother… plans to pursue a degree in communications at LSU.

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