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Tech helps give state big Olympic presence

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Chelsea Hayes will be one of three Louisiana Tech University representatives in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games which begin in London this weekend. The New Orleans product will be competing in the long jump, where she finished No. 2 at the recent U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore.

Louisiana Tech University will help deliver a true “bayou” flavor to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

Three members from the school’s highly successful track and field program are among the representatives from the state in the world’s ultimate sporting event that lifts off Friday in London with opening ceremonies.

According to research done by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association in recent weeks, the state will have a total of 24 representatives — athletes or coaches — in the Games.

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