Track & Field At Oregon Relays Friday; Gomez To Mt. SAC
Throwers Lead Way For Track & Field At John Knight Twilight
Track & Field Travels To Western Oregon For John Knight Twilight
Three Beavers Notch PR's At Willamette Invite
Track & Field In Salem For Willamette Invite Saturday
GEORGE FOX: Competed during the 2011-12 season at George Fox in Newburg, Ore. ... Placed once during the indoor season at the UW Indoor Open on Feb. 12, finishing 38th in the long jump with a mark of 4.81m ... Finished as high a second in both the long jump and triple jump during the outdoor season ... Came in second in both at the Rich Allen Classic on March 10 with marks of 5.10m in the long jump and 10.58m in the triple jump, a personal best ... Came in third in the long jump at the Westmont Collegiate Classic on March 31 with a career-best leap of 5.27m.
CENTRAL HS: Earned four varsity letters in track for coach Eli Cirino ... As a junior, finished third in the Oregon West Conference in the 100-meter high hurdles, triple jump and long jump ... As a senior, was first in the league in the long jump and second in the triple jump ... Took third in the state in the long jump and fifth in the triple jump in 2011 ... Owns PR's of 17' 1¼" in the long jump, 35' 1½" in the triple jump and 16.56 in the 100m HH ... Lettered two years in cross country for coach Brad Simkins ... Finished ninth in the league and team placed third at state in 2008 ... Owns a 5,000-meter PR of 22:07 ... Also earned three letters in basketball for Mike Hays and Darryl Franz ... As a forward, received All-League Honorable Mention accolades, served as a team captain her senior year and team placed fifth at state in 2010 .
PERSONAL: Daughter of Jen and Bob Mason ... Has two younger brothers, Joshua and Peter ... Was homeschooled until the sixth grade ... Earned a spot on the honor roll all four years at Central HS ... Lists Tyson Gay, whose 100m personal best of 9.69 seconds is the American record, as her favorite athlete growing up ... Describes the state track meet at Hayward Field her senior year and getting to stand on the podium as her biggest athletic thrill to date ... Chose Oregon State because of "the atmosphere and the diverse student population."