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Thomas Laville Jr. Season 2023

Position
Distance
Height
5'10
Class
Junior
Hometown
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.

2019 (SOPHOMORE)
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).

2018 (FRESHMAN)
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.

Personal
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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