Tynita Butts wins the women's high jump, sets facility record
2014-15 Track and Field: Competed in the 60m, 200m, long jump and pentathlon during the indoor season … Placed in the top 10 three times in the 60m, including a third-place finish at the Dick Taylor Carolina Cup … Took eighth place in the pentathlon (3,089 points) at the Penn State National … Owns the program pentathlon shot put record of 10.22m (33-06.50) … Enjoyed a solid outdoor season competing in the sprints, relays and heptathlon … Was part of the 4x100 relay team that won the Bill Carson Invitational in a time of 4.63 (second fastest in program history) and took second at the American Athletic Outdoor Championships before advancing to the NCAA East Regional … Took 10th in the heptathlon at the AAC Outdoor Championships with 4,705 points – the second-best mark in school history … Holds four of the top ECU heptathlon event records (100 hurdles, 200m, 800m and shot put).
2013-14 Track and Field: Competed in the 100 and 200-meter distances during the indoor season … Posted a season-best 100m time of 7.78 in the finals at the Christopher Newport Invitational … Part of the 4x100 relay team that finished fourth at the Carolina Relays … Secured a 10th-place finish in the heptathlon (4,213 points) at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships.
2012-13 Track and Field: Competed in the indoor 60-meter dash, 60-meter hurdles and the pentathlon ... Recorded a season-best time of 7.88 in the 60-meter dash at the Christopher Newport Invitational ... Tallied her best-time of 9.42 in the 60-meter hurdles while competing at the C-USA Indoor Championships in the pentathlon ... Notched a season-best 2,968 points in the pentathlon at the C-USA Indoor Championships ... Set the school record in the heptathlon with 4,191 points for a top 15 finish at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships ... Was part of the shuttle hurdle relay team that set the school record with a time of 1:00.60 at the Penn Relays for an eighth place finish.
High School: Lettered in track and field all four years at East Forsyth High School ... Four-time team MVP ... Holds the school record in the 100-meter dash (11.90), 200-meter dash (25.14), 55-meter dash (7.16) and 4x100-meter relays (48.19) ... Named All-State in the 55-meter her senior year ... Garnered All-Region honors in the long jump and 100-meter in 2012 ... Earned All-Conference accolades in the 100-meter, 200-meter and long jump in her senior year ... As a junior, earned All-Region honors in the long jump and 100-meter ... Finished her junior year with All-Conference honors in the 100-meter, 200-meter, high jump, and long jump ... Collected All-Conference accolades in the 100-meter and high jump as a sophomore ... Tallied All-Conference honors in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash in her freshman year ... Team captain...Named to the Honor Roll.
Personal: Born Madison Nicole Rayfield on May 26, 1994 in Greensboro, N.C. ... Daughter of Jack and Robin Rayfield ... Has a sister, Whitney ... Majoring in sports studies.