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Le'Tristan Pledger
Le'Tristan  Pledger

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Kansas City, Kan.

High School:
Washington

Event:
Jumps/Hurdles

Birthdate:
08/27/1993


06/11/2015

Carson Collects NCAA Javelin Runner-Up Honors

Carson earns first team All-American honors for the second-straight season

06/08/2015

Red Raiders Win Five USTFCCCA Regional Awards

Tech wins its most single-season USTFCCCA regional awards in program history

01/06/2015

Tech Track & Field Begins Preparation For Indoor Season

The Red Raiders officially begin practice for the 2015 indoor season

06/29/2014

Tech Qualifies Four For NACAC Championships

Four Texas Tech athletes to compete for Team USA at NACAC Championships in August

06/16/2014

Tech Places 11 on All-America Teams

USTFCCCA announces All-America Teams featuring 11 Texas Tech athletes

06/12/2014

Pledger, White Advance to NCAA Finals

05/17/2014

Pledger Takes Third in Long Jump

Pledger Takes Third in Long Jump

03/12/2014

Track & Field Heads to UNM for NCAA Indoor Championships

02/13/2014

T&F: Weekend Preview

T&F: Weekend Preview

05/02/2013

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

Career Performance List

Eight-Time USTFCCCA All-American


- 2015 Second Team Outdoor Long Jump
- 2015 Honorable Mention Outdoor 100-Meter Hurdles
- 2015 First Team Indoor 60-Meter Hurdles
- 2014 First Team Outdoor 100-Meter Hurdles
- 2014 Second Team Indoor 60-Meter Hurdles
- 2014 Second Team Indoor Long Jump
- 2013 Second Team Outdoor Long Jump
- 2013 Honorable Mention Outdoor 100-Meter Hurdles

2015 OUTDOOR
Earned All-America honors in the long jump and 100-meter hurdles for her performances at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... racked up four first-place finishes during the outdoor campaign, all in the 100-meter hurdles ... opened the season with a win at the UTSA Challenge at 13.50 ... scored a pair of first-place marks in back-to-back weeks at the Wes Kittley Invite and the Texas Tech Open, each to a time of 13.16 ... soared to the No. 2 spot in the Tech history books after notching a time of 13.02 at the Red Raider Open ... went sub-13 at a windy Texas Relays at 12.99, putting her fourth among wind-aided times in the school records ... tallied All-Big 12 performer accolades after finishing fourth in both the 100-meter hurdles (13.19) and the long jump (6.08m/19-11.50) ... her top long jump mark of the season came at the NCAA West Prelims to a distance of 6.33m/20-9.25, putting her at fourth in the school record books ... placed 16th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the long jump at 6.13m/20-1.5 to earn second team All-America honors ... placed 18th in the 100-meter hurdles at the meet at 13.28 to receive honorable mention All-America accolades.

2015 INDOOR
First team All-American in the 60-meter hurdles after finishing fourth at the NCAA Championships to a time of 8.17 seconds ... posted a time of 8.10 in the prelims at the NCAA Championships, which ranks second all-time at Texas Tech ... recorded four first-place finishes during the indoor season ... opened the season with the fourth-fastest time in school history in the 55-meter hurdles at 7.60 ... two weeks later she broke her own record at 7.58 ... would do it again at the Red Raider Open with a mark of 7.55 ... that time also broke the facility record at the Texas Tech Athletic Training Center ... along with her time at NCAA's, she also added three more top 10 marks to the 60-meter hurdles ... posted times of 8.12 in back-to-back weeks at the New Mexico Classic and the Tyson Invitational, good for fifth in school history ... earned All-Big 12 performer honors after finishing runner-up at the conference meet in the 60-meter hurdles at 8.11 ... that time ranks fourth in the indoor record books ... also ran the 55-meter dash to a time of 6.95 seconds, which ranks just outside the top 10 in school history.

2014 OUTDOOR
First team All-American in the 100 meter hurdles, placing eighth in the event at the NCAA Championships, with a time of 12.94 ... Won the gold medal in the 100m hurdles at the U-23 NACAC Championships, with a time of 13.04 ... Ran the 100 meter hurdles at 10 meets, recording top-10 finishes at nine of them ... Qualified for the NCAA Championships with a fifth-place finish at the NCAA West Preliminaries (13.06) ... Her 12.93 in the 100 meter hurdles at the Big 12 Championships was a school record and good enough for third place.

2014 INDOOR
Second team All-American in both the 60 meter hurdles, where she ran a 8.17 to finish ninth at the NCAA Championships, and the long jump, where she leaped 6.05m/19-10.25 to place 12th ... Was an All-Big 12 performer in both events as well, taking sixth in the 60 meter hurdles (8.56), and fifth in the long jump (5.95m/19-6.25) ... Won the long jump at the Alex Wilson Invitational, leaping 6.32m/20-9.00).

2013 OUTDOOR
Earned All-America Second Team honors in the long jump finishing ninth at the NCAA Championship with a leap of 6.29-meters (20'-7.75")...earned All-Big 12 honors in both the long jump and the 100-meter hurdles...advanced to the NCAA West Preliminaries in each the long jump and the 100-meter hurdles...finished third at the conference meet in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 13.23 seconds in the finals...finished fourth in the long jump at the conference meet with a leap of 6.16-meters (20'-2.50")...recorded a season-best jump of 6.37-meters (20'-10.75") at the NCAA West Preliminaries to finish fourth overall and tops among freshmen in the event...moved into No. 2 all-time on the Texas Tech performance list in the long jump with the effort...it marked the best leap by a Lady Raider since the 2006 season when Sabrina Taylor set the current school record...clocked a season-best time of 13.21 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles at the Red Raider Open (4/25).

2013 INDOOR
Competed in the long jump...earned All-Big 12 honors finishing seventh at the conference meet with a mark of 6.05-meters (19'-10.25")...recorded a season-best leap of 6.13-meters (20'-1.50") at the Armory Invitational to finish seventh at the meet...finished fifth at the Arkansas Last Chance meet with a jump of 5.98-meters (19'-7.50").

2012 OUTDOOR:
Redshirted...competed for the U.S. in the long jump at the 2012 IAAF World Junior Championships where she placed 10th in the qualifying round with a mark of 6.08-meters (19'-11.25").

2012 INDOOR:
Redshirted

WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered two years for head coach Cliff Wiley...Competed in 100M, 200M, 100M hurdles and long jump...Earned All-State honors...Named Female Athlete of the Year.

PERSONAL
Born on August 27, 1993...Has three siblings, Janlea, Levi Jr. and Kayla.

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