Cowans track season off to good start at Louisiana-Lafayette


As a junior at Jonesboro-Hodge High School, Kaprecia “Shy” Cowans, became a force in track and field by winning individual state titles in the long jump and triple jump. In her senior season she won four, taking victories in the 100M, 200M, long jump and triple jump to lead JHHS to a Class AA state runner-up finish.

Now, in her junior year at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, the dynamic daughter of Bi’Ketria’ Brown and Xavier Cowans is showing her rare versatility of being able to compete on the track and in the field on the collegiate level.

Cowans opened the 2022 outdoor track season by running the anchor leg on UL-L’s second place finishing 4×100 Meter relay team and earning a top ten finish in the long jump. She also came in 14th in the 100 Meter Dash after winning her heat race in the Louisiana Classics that was held on the campus of Louisiana-Lafayette this past Friday and Saturday.

On Tuesday, the Ragin Cajuns competed in the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on the campus of the University of Texas. Results will be posted as soon as they are available. Upcoming is the Battle on the Bayou that will be held at the LSU Bernie Moore Track on April 2nd.

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