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Thomas Laville Jr. Season 2023

Baton Rouge, La.
High School
Catholic HS

Career Records

2020 (JUNIOR)
Competed in two of the three regular season meets for the Tigers … Best finish of the season came at the SEC Preview Meet where he placed 41st with a time of 19:40.1 in the 6k … Crossed the finish line in 92nd place in the 8k at the Florida State Invitational with a time of 28:09.2.

Competed in all seven races during the 2019 season … started off the season with a seventh place finish and a personal best time of 18:40.6 at the McNeese Opener (6k) … earned his best finish of the season at the Nicholls Invitational (4-Mile), leading the Tigers to a first place finish with a fourth place finish individually with a time of 21:13.0 … followed with another scoring performance at the LSU Invitational (5k), where he helped LSU to a second-consecutive win with a ninth place finish and a time of 15:19.2 … had a 101st place finish with a time of 26:02.8 at the Joe Piane Invitational (5-Mile) … crossed the finish line in 105th place with a time of 25:35.0 at the Arturo Barrios Invitational (8k) … placed 90th at the SEC Championships (8k) where he set a PR of 25:26.3 … wrapped up his sophomore season with an 87th place finish and a time of 32:40.7 at the NCAA South Central Regionals (10k).

Competed in five of six meets for the 2018 season … Earned his best finish at the LSU Invitational (4 mile) running a time of 21:39.50, placing 20th in the race … Placed 76th at the Joe Piane Invitational (5 mile/26:27.46) … Placed 103rd his first time competing in the SEC Cross Country Championships (8k/25:59.9) … Ended his freshman season with a 143rd-place finish at the NCAA South Central Regional (8k/36:35.4).

Prior to LSU
Competed at Catholic High School … participated in cross country/track and wrestling … contributed to Catholic High winning 2017 indoor and outdoor state titles … Catholic High School Most Outstanding Runner in 2016 … placed sixth at the 2017 LHSAA 5A Class State Championship with a 3,200 meter run time of 9:54.70 … won four races in the 3,200 meter run during his senior season and owns a career-best time of 9:46.39 in the 3,200 meter run … finished 17th at the 2016 LHSAA 5A State Cross Country Championships with a three-mile run of 16:29.7.

Son of Ursula and Thomas Laville … has seven siblings … his mother and two of his sisters also attended LSU … majoring in pre-med/dental concentration through Kinesiology with a focus in Human Movement … has aspirations of pursuing a career in medical sales … chose LSU because he has always loved the people and the community surrounding the university.

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