Tech’s Cox honored by WAC
Louisiana Tech University freshman Joshua Cox, a Ruston native and former Cedar Creek High product, has been named as the Western Athletic Conference Male Field Athlete of the Week after his third place finish at the Louisiana Classics meet in Lafayette this past weekend.
Cox threw a WAC-leading javelin mark of 213-9 in his first collegiate event. The true freshman’s mark is ranked No. 10 on the NCAA East performance list and No. 18 in the nation so far this season. It also ranks third in school history.