Welcome to ScarletKnights.com
    • iPad/iPhone App
    • Find us on Facebook
    • Twitter
    • RSS Feed
    • Get Text Alerts
Rutgers Women’s Track And Field Begins Outdoor Season At USF
Sophomore Tylia Gillon posts victory in 100-meter dash at Bulls Invitational
  • Posted on March 19, 2012 12:07:31 PM
  • Increase Font SizeDecrease Font Size
  • RSS Feed
  • Subscribe
  • Tylia Gillon
    Tylia Gillon won the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.65.
    Will Schneekloth

    RESULTS

    TAMPA, Fla. (March 19, 2012) – The Rutgers women’s track and field team kicked off its 2012 outdoor season, competing at the Bulls Invitational on the campus of USF on Friday, March 16 at USF Track and Field Stadium.

    Sophomore Tylia Gillon (New Egypt, N.J.) led the Scarlet Knights as she won the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.65, highlighting a 1-2 finish for RU with junior Asha Ruth (Bowie, Md.) taking second in 11.73. Gillon also placed third in the 200-meter, clocking a time of 24.43, while Ruth finished sixth in 24.71.

    Sophomore Ashley Deckert (Newfield, N.J.) placed third in the 1,500-meter, running a time of 4:33.10 (BIG EAST qualifier). Also posting conference qualifying times on the track were senior Danai Lendor (Lawrenceville, N.J.) and sophomore Victoria Clark (Camden, N.J.) in the 400-meter hurdles. Lendor clocked a time of 1:03.09 to finish seventh, followed by Clark in eight with a time of 1:03.39. Sophomore Brianna Deming (Webster, N.Y.) placed seventh in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:33.17.

    Senior Nwamaka Okobi (Freeport, N.Y.) was the top performer in the field events for the Scarlet Knights as she placed third in the triple jump with a leap of 40’5” (12.32m) and took fourth in the long jump (third among collegiates) with a mark of 18’9.75” (5.73m).

    Follow Rutgers Athletics on Facebook (www.facebook.com/RutgersAthletics) and Twitter (@RUAthletics) for all of the latest news and updates. Fans can receive timely information, including special offers and giveaways throughout the year on both social media outlets along with www.ScarletKnights.com.

    RutgersShop.com
    Rutgers Auctions
    AT&T Text Alerts
    Fan I Am
    New Jersey Audi Dealers
    Join the Jr. Knights Club
    Ask Tom Luicci



    • Millers Rental
    • Acme Nissan








    • Rutgers Center of Management Development
    • NJ National Guard
    • University Pain Medicine Center
    BIG EAST Conference