Pirates Set Two Program Records to Highlight Second Day's Action
Freshman Kayla Padgett wins first career outdoor event title
Women Hold 15-Point Lead over UCF After Day One
2012-13 Track & Field: Participated in the men's 400-meter dash, 500-meter dash, 60-meter hurdles, 4x400-meter relay and distance medley relay...Competed in the 400-meter dash at the SPIRE Invitational and recorded a time of 51.74...Finished in the top 15 at both the Penn State National (1:07.63) and Virginia Tech Invitational (1:07.23) in the 500-meter dash...Recorded a season-best time of 8.65 in the 60-meter hurdles at the Virginia Tech Invitational...Was part of two 4x400-meter relays teams during the indoor season...Helped his relay squad place eighth at Christopher Newport with a time of 3:27.43...Was a member of the relay team that finished ninth at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 3:28.27...His DMR squad finished 10th at the Penn State National with a time of 10:27.01...Was part of a DMR team that placed seventh at the SPIRE Invitational with a time of 10:31.42.
2011-12 Track & Field: Competed in the men's 60-meter hurdles, 400-meter dash, 500-meter dash and 4x400-meter relay...Recorded a season-best time of 8.48 in the 60-meter hurdles at Christopher Newport for a ninth-place finish...Placed seventh in the C-USA Indoor Championship finals with a time of 8.55...Notched a season-best time of 51.55 in the 400-meter dash for a 12th-place finish at the SPIRE Invitational...Registered a time of 1:08.52 in the 500-meter dash at the Penn State National...Was part of a 4x400-meter relay squad that ran in four separate events and finished in the top 10 in three...His relay squad recorded their best time of 3:16.90 at the SPIRE Invitational...Participated in the 110-meter hurdles, 400-meter hurdles and 4x400-meter relay team in the outdoor season...Recorded a time of 15.84 in his only appearance in the men's 110-meter hurdles at Wake Forest...Notched his career-best time of 53.65 in the 400-meter hurdles at the C-USA Outdoor Championships for a fifth-place finish in the preliminaries before placing ninth in the finals with a time of 54.69...Was part of a 4x400-meter relay team that captured fourth at North Carolina with a time of 3:16.94 as well as a fourth-place finish at the Quad Meet with a time of 3:21.26.
2010-11 Track & Field: Ran the 60, 400 and 600-meter events during the indoor season ... Concentrated on the 400-meter hurdles outdoors, appearing four times for the Pirates ... Came in fifth in the 400 hurdles at Charlotte, recording a personal-best time of 54.06.
2009-10 Track & Field: Gained experience during the indoor season, mostly in the 60-meter hurdles event ... Turned in a career-best time of 8.50 at Penn State ... Also turned in appearances in the 400, 500 and 600-meter dash events ... In the outdoor season, put in time as a hurdler.
High School: Helped the Chiefs to a 17-11 dual meet record during his prep career ... Named the school's freshman-of-the-year ... Served as a team captain and earned eight varsity letters in four seasons.
Personal: Born Patrick Jones in Plainfield, N.J...Son of Darryl and Merry Jones...Majoring in health and fitness.