ECU has two individual winners at Joe Hilton UNC Invite
Tyshonda Hawkins sets school record in the 100m, wins 200m
The Pirate men finished third, while the women placed fourth
Tynita Butts wins the women's high jump, sets facility record
The Pirates set five more school records and won four events at the Penn State Nationals
2012-13 Track & Field: Competed in the heptathlon and posted a career-best 4,170 points at the Conference USA Indoor Championships to rank sixth on the ECU Indoor Top 10 List...Earned a sixth-place finish at the SPIRE Invitational after tallying 3,415 points...Finished seventh at the Penn State National with 3,715 points...Set a new heptathlon record in the 60-meter hurdles with a career-best time of 8.65.
High School: Earned three varsity letters in both indoor and outdoor track and field at Manalapan High School...Recorded a personal-record time of 15.20 in the 110-meter hurdles...Notched a new personal-best time of 56.94 in the 400-meter hurdles as a junior...Bettered that time by nearly two seconds to set a new school record with a new personal-best time of 54.36 in the 400-meter hurdles as a senior...As a junior, earned a fourth-place finish at the Monmouth County Championships in the 400-meter hurdles...Named First Team All-Conference in the hurdles...Won the Monmouth County Championships in the 400-meter hurdles as a senior...Came in fourth in the New Jersey Meet of Champions with a new personal-record time of 14.31 in the 110-meter hurdles in his senior year...Led the Braves to a second-place finish at the Monmouth County Championships after scoring winning the 400-meter hurdles, placing second in both the 110-meter hurdles and long jump and finishing fourth in the triple jump for a total of 30 points...Named team Co-MVP as a senior after tallying the most team points scored...A three-time second-place finisher at the conference meet...Team captain.
Personal: Born Jason Dijols on June 21, 1994, in Staten Island, N.Y....Son of Federico and Dinorah Dijols...Has three older siblings, Hector, 38, Anthony, 30, and Stephanie, 20...Majoring in business with a concentration in marketing.