2013 Outdoor: Finished in second place in the long jump at the Carolina's Cup (Rock Hill, S.C.) behind a personal best distance of 6.68 m … Also jumped at the 2013 Big South Outdoor Championship meet, hitting the sand at 6.61 m … Finished in 15th place … Placed seventh (6.36 m) in the long jump at the Terrier Relays (Spartanburg, S.C.)
2012-13 Indoor: Achieved a personal best long jump mark at the season-opening Appalachian Indoor Invitational, landing at 7.04 m … Placed second in the event … Placed fifth in the long jump (6.87 m) at the Niswonger Invitational … Added a sixth place long jump finish (6.75 m) at the Liberty Open … Leaped 6.60 m at 2012-13 Big South Indoor Championships, tying for 14th place in the long jump
2012 Outdoor: Achieved a personal best mark in the long jump at the Carolina’s Cup, placing seventh in the event with a distance of 6.55 m … Equaled that distance for a 15th place finish at 2013 Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships, leaping 6.55 m in the long jump … Recorded a distance of 6.44 m in the long jump at the 49er Classic … Anchored the sixth place 4 x 100 m relay at the Big South Championship meet (42.75) … Also anchored GWU’s third place 4 x 100 m relay at the Carolina’s Cup which achieved a season best time of 42.40 … Finished eighth in the long jump (6.28 m) at the Coastal Carolina Invitational … Took 18th in the long jump (6.27 m) at the Weems Baskin Invitational … Placed 11th in the long jump (6.20 m) at the Winthrop Invitational
2011-12 Indoor: Competed for Gardner-Webb at both the Tiger Paw Invitational and Dick Taylor Invitational
2011 Outdoor: Recorded an 18th-place finish in the long jump with a personal best leap of 6.54 meters at the 2011 Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Turned in a fourth-place finish in the long jump with a mark of 6.38 meters at the Terrier Relays ... One leg of the 4x100 meter relay that posted a fourth-place finish with a time of 44.20 at the Terrier Relays ... A member of the 4x200 meter relay team that earned a fourth-place finish with a time of 1:33.61 at the Terrier Relays ... Also picked up an eighth-place finish in the triple jump event at the Terrier Relays with a distance of 12.19 meters ... Posted a seventh-place finish in the long jump with a mark of 6.27 meters and a 10th-place finish in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.68 at the Carolina's Cup ... Recorded a season best jump of 12.24 meters in the triple jump event at the 49er Classic ... Also competed at the Asics/Winthrop Invitational
2010-11 Indoor: Did not complete.
High School: Lettered at Evans High School in Evans, Ga. ... Was a two-time state qualifier in both the long jump and in the triple jump ... Took first-place overall in the region in the triple jump as a senior ... Finished in second-place in the long jump at the regional meet his senior year ... Placed second in both the long jump and in the triple jump at the regional meet his junior season ... Helped lead his men's track and field team to two straight Region 3-AAAA Championships ... Turned in personal best marks of 22'1" in the long jump and 44'10" in the triple jump ... Also posted a time of 10.9 in the 100 meter dash ... Also lettered in football and basketball at Evans High
Personal: Tavarus Ferguson was born on May 21, 1992 in Clarksville, Tenn. ... Son of Clyde and Brenda Ferguson ... Has two older siblings ... Majoring in athletic training
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