Luares Tavares
Luares Tavares
Height: 5-10
Weight: 175
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Taunton, Mass.
High School: Taunton
Position: Sprinter/Jumper
Major: Civil Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests
60 Meter Dash: 7.66
200 Meter Dash: 24.81
Triple Jump: 12.95m

2015 Outdoor Track: Did not compete in a meet.

2014-2015 Indoor Track: Posted a seventh-place finish in the long jump at 20 feet, 10.5 inches at the Brown University Alden Invitational... Also finished eighth in the triple jump at 45 feet, 5.25 inches at the Alden Invitational... Ran a season-best time of 7.66 seconds in the 60 meters at the UMass Boston Indoor Opener... Was second in the triple jump at the UMass meet with a leap of 42 feet, six inches.

Prior to Assumption: Played football and ran track at Taunton High School... Second Team Hockomock League All-Star in indoor track in 2014... Personal bests of 6.89 in the 55 meters, 11.4 in the 100 meters, 23.0 in the 200 meters and 43 feet, nine and a half inches in the triple jump... Volunteered for the Special Olympics from 2010-2014.

Personal: Son of Maria Lopes... Has four siblings, Kelly Tavares, Moares Tavares, Jayden Lopes and Melanie Tavares.

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete: Will Claye... Dream job: Olympian... No. 1 song on your iPod: The Heart Part 2 by Kendrick Lamar... What celebrity do you get mistaken for: Nick Cannon... Favorite sports memory: Winning the 4x100 in his junior year in a big upset.