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2010-2011 Men's Track Roster

Cordairo Golden

Class: FR
Position: Jumps
Height: 6-4
Weight: 180 pounds
Previous School: Sheffield HS
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.

Took seventh in the triple jump at the Sun Belt Indoor Championship, recording a final mark of 47-9.25 (14.56m) ... Leapt season-best in both the long and triple jump at the MT Christmas Invitational with respective 23-0.25 (7.01m) and 48-8.25 (14.84m) ... Recorded his top high jump height of the season, leaping 6-6 (1.98m) in a fifth-place effort at the Blue Raider Invitational; he also took second in the triple jump with a mark of 47-8 (14.53m).
Outdoor: Fifth-place finisher in the triple jump at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships with a final mark of 49-2.5 (15.0m); also came in 14th in the long jump with a final leap of 21-11.75 (6.70m) ... Leapt a season-best mark of 23-8.5 (7.22m) at the Tiger Track Classic in an eighth-place effort ... Finished fifth in the long jump at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a mark of 23-5.5 (7.15m) in a fifth-place effort ... Took 13th in the triple jump and 14th in the long jump at the War Eagle Invitational with respective marks of 46-0.75 (14.04m) and 22-5.25 (6.84m).

High School: Four-year letterwinner under head coach Fernando Branch and Kievette Carter at Sheffield High School ... Also played basketball at Sheffield ... Won the 2010 triple jump crown at the city, district, regional and state level ... Team MVP and Best Jumper ... Voted Most Likely to Succeed.

Personal: Cordario Laquez Golden ... Born September 3, 1992 ... Son of Brenda Jones and Andre Golden ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.