Tawaun Lucas
Tawaun Lucas
Height: 5-5
Year: RS Freshman
Hometown: Compton, Calif.
High School: Lakewood HS
Position: Sprints

Tawaun Lucas ran season-bests of 11.43 in the 100 meters and 23.37 in the 200 meters at the Cal State LA Twilight Open ... finished eighth in the 100 and 12th in the 200 ... during the indoor season, posted season-bests of 7.38 in the 60 meters and 23.89 in the 200 meters both at the UW Invitational in Seattle, WA.

Lucas redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons for the Matadors.

Competed in track, football and basketball at Lakewood High School in Lakewood, Calif. ... ran the 100 and 300 meters and was a member of the Lancers' 4x100 relay team ... was an All-Moore League running back for the football team and was a point guard for the basketball squad ... graduated in 2009 with a 3.47 grade point average.

Born December 14, 1991 in Bellflower, Calif. ... parents are Teilda and Ondra Lucas ... has two brothers, Dawaun and Ondra ... Dawaun is also a member of the Matador track team ... favorites include the Los Angeles Lakers, San Diego Charger running back Darren Sproles, actor Jamie Foxx, the move "Step Brothers" and Lil Wayne ... says his greatest sports moment was "breaking the freshman record in hurdles in high school" ... major is Psychology.

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