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Yazmin Wilson-Jones
Yazmin  Wilson-Jones

Hometown:
Staten Island, N.Y.

High School:
Port Richmond

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
01/06/1996

Experience:
Sr./Sr.

01/23/2015

Women's Track & Field at Metro Team Challenge

Villanova won the Metro Team Challenge in New York on January 23, 2015.

On Wilson-Jones: Consistent performer in the sprint events who has been a two-time BIG EAST scorer during her career ... Will have a chance to contribute to the team during meets both individually and in the relays.

2017 Outdoor: Ran three times in the 400 meters during the season, with her top time coming in a fourth place finish at the Penn Challenge when she was clocked in 59.18 ... Recorded times of 1:00.58 at the Coolonial Relays and 1:01.15 at the Larry Ellis Invitational.

2017 Indoor: Competed at five meets during the season, running the 400 meters and the 600 meters individually in addition to running legs of the 4x400 meter relay ... Made her season debut at the Nittany Lion Challenge, where she recorded a time of 1:39.29 in the 600 meters and ran the leadoff leg for a 4x400 relay squad which finished seventh with a time of 4:00.58 ... Ran the 400 meters and posted a time of 59.76 at the Gotham Cup ... Her top time of the season in the 400 meters was 59.53 at the Villanova Invitational ... Posted a time of 1:00.51 in the 400 meters at the Villanova Open, where she also ran the third leg of the 4x400 relay for a team which finished in sixth place with a time of 3:52.98 ... Tallied a time of 59.81 in the 400 meters at the FastTrack National Invitational.

2016 Outdoor: Recorded personal best times in the 200 meters and the 400 meters during the season ... Competed in the 400 meters at the BIG EAST Championships and finished 13th in the preliminary heats with a time of 58.19 ... Anchored the 4x400 meter relay squad which finished fourth at the conference meet with a time of 3:51.15 ... Registered a personal best time of 58.02 in the 400 meters and ran the third leg of the 4x400 relay which posted a time of 3:51.17 at the Princeton Outdoor Invite ... Ran the third leg of the 4x400 relay as Villanova posted a time of 3:51.48 at the Larry Ellis Invitational, and anchored her relay squad to a time of 3:52.78 in the preliminary heats at the Penn Relays ... Came in fifth in the 400 meters (58.94) and posted a personal best time of 26.89 in the 200 meters at the season-opening Penn Challenge ... Registered a time of 59.18 in the 400 meters at the Colonial Relays.

2015-16 Indoor: Established personal best times in the 500 meters, the 800 meters and the 1000 meters during the season ... Scored at the BIG EAST Championships for the first time in her career with a fifth place finish in the 500 meters ... Tallied personal best times in the 500 meters in both the preliminary heats and the final at the conference championships ... Was in eighth place with a time of 1:15.94 after the preliminary heats and then lowered that time to 1:15.08 to come in fifth in the final ... Ran two races apiece in the 400 meters and the 800 meters during the year ... Top time in the 800 meters was 2:19.91 at the Great Dane Classic ... Also had a time of 2:24.20 at the Penn State National ... Came in 13th in the college section of the 400 meters with a time of 59.88 at the FastTrack National Invite ... Ran in both the 400 meters and as part of the 4x400 meter relay at the Villanova Invitational ... Posted a season best time of 58.92 in the 400 meters at that meet and ran the third leg of the 4x400 relay for a squad that came in ninth with a time of 4:00.82 ... Opened the season by coming in fourth in the 1000 meters with a time of 3:10.16 at the Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Also anchored her 4x400 meter relay team to a runner-up finish with a time of 4:03.48 at the Jack Pyrah meet.

2015 Cross Country: Competed at the season-opening Big Five Invitational ... Posted a time of 17:42.5 over 4,000 meters and finished in 59th place overall.

2015 Outdoor: Ran the 400 meters twice during the season ... The faster of her two times was 1:00.86 and came at the Colonial Relays ... Also competed at the Larry Ellis Invitational and crossed the finish line in 1:01.85.

2014-15 Indoor: Competed in the 500 meters at the BIG EAST Championships, where she placed 12th overall in the preliminary heats with a time of 1:20.05 ... Saw action in five meets prior to the conference championships and at each meet competed in both an individual event as well as the 4x400 meter relay ... Made her collegiate debut at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational, where she came in seventh in the 1000 meters with a time of 3:19.40 and also ran the second leg of the 4x400 relay with a runner-up time of 3:59.40 ... Posted a season and personal best time of 1:17.03 in the 500 meters at the Penn State National, where she finished in fifth place ... Also ran the second leg of the 4x400 relay in a 12th place finish at Penn State (4:05.63) ... Posted a time of 1:18.25 in the 500 meters at the Gotham Cup, where she also led off the 4x400 relay in an eighth place finish (3:57.49) ... Ran the 400 meters in a time of 58.73 at the Metro Team Challenge to finish in 16th place, while also running the third leg of the 4x400 meter relay in a fifth place finish (3:52.72) ... Registered a time of 1:17.63 in the 500 meters at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational, while also running the second leg of the 10th place 4x400 relay (3:50.40).

Port Richmond High School: Lettered in cross country as well as indoor and outdoor track & field ... Three-time PSAL indoor city champion in the 600 meters (2012-14) ... Staten Island record holder in the 600 meters ... Three-time Staten Island Advance All-Star ... Staten Island Varsity Award honoree.

Personal: Born 1/6/96 in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... Parents are Sharif Jones and Kimberly Wilson ... Siblings are Sharif and Laila ... Computer Science major.

PERSONAL BESTS (TRACK)

200 Meters                      26.31                     2016 Penn Challenge
400 Meters 58.02 2016 Princeton Outdoor Invite 500 Meters 1:15.08 2016 BIG EAST Championships
600 Meters 1:39.29 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge
800 Meters 2:19.91 2016 Great Dane Classic 1000 Meters 3:10.16 2015 Jack Pyrah Invitational

PERSONAL BESTS (CROSS COUNTRY)

4000 Meters                     17:42.5                   2015 Big Five Invitational

CAREER AWARDS (Academics)

BIG EAST All-Academic Team                                2014-15

BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES

4x400 Meter Relay               4th                       2016 Outdoor
500 Meters 5th 2016 Indoor

Schedule