Tyshonda Hawkins sets school record in the 100m, wins 200m
The Pirates concluded the indoor season with an appearance at the NCAA Championships
Morrow wins at Alex Wilson, three Pirates earn first-place finishes at Va. Tech
The Pirate men finished third, while the women placed fourth
The Pirates will compete in the two-day event beginning February 24
2012-13 Track & Field: Set the school record in the 200-meter dash after recording a time of 23.62 at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier for a second-place finish...Placed second at the Virginia Tech Invitational in the 300-meter dash with a time of 38.39...Part of a 4x400-meter relay squad that won the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 3:44.45, the best time of any 4x400-meter relay team during the indoor season...Ran the 60-meter dash in a season-best 7.44 at the Penn State Nationals for a fourth-place finish in the finals.
2011-12 Track & Field: Ran in the Indoor 60-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 300-meter dash, 400-meter dash, and 4x400-meter relay...Notched a season-best time of 7.63 in the 60-meter dash at Christopher Newport to place sixth in the finals...Earned a second-place finish in the 200-meter dash at the SPIRE Invitational with a time of 24.51...Placed second at the C-USA Indoor Championships in the 400-meter dash after posting a season-best time of 54.24...Was part of a 4x400-meter relay squad that set a school record time of 3:34.02 after finishing second at the Alex Wilson Invite...Competed in the Outdoor 100-meter, 200-meter, 400-meter, 4x100-meter, 4x200-meter and 4x400-meter relays...Tallied a time of 11.78 at Charlotte in the 100-meter dash for a fourth-place finish...Recorded a season-best time of 23.82 in the 200-meter dash at Charlotte for a second-place finish...Claimed third in the 400-meter dash at the C-USA Outdoor Championships after notching a time of 53.73...Her 4x100-meter relay team won the Quad Meet with a time of 45.45 and took third at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 45.05...Was part of a 4x200-meter relay squad that placed fifth at Florida with a time of 1:35.13...Ran anchor on the 4x400-meter relay team that recorded a time of 3:36.92 to win the C-USA Outdoor Championships.
2010-11 Track & Field: Was part of the 4x400 relay squad which became the first female relay in program history to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships...Helped the relay finish third at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships and sixth at the NCAA East Preliminary Round to book a spot in the national meet...4x400 relay tandem holds the school record at 3:35.75...Was also part of the 4x200 relay which owns the school record of 1:35.01...Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the 200-meter dash by running a 54.73 at the league outdoor meet...Produced the top times for the Pirates in the 200 (24.54) and 300-meter dash events in the indoor season...Her showing of 38.95 in the 300 at Virginia Tech stands as the school record.
High School: Named athlete of the year for the track squad her senior season...Captured the state title in the 400-meter dash as well as second in the 200 and third in the 100, also during her senior campaign...Helped Goose Creek win the 2010 state title in basketball.
Personal: Born Tyshonda Hawkins...Daughter of Clarence and Peggy Hawkins...Majoring in health and fitness specialist.