Gaylon Muhammad
Gaylon Muhammad

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Little Rock, Ark.

High School:
Oak Grove HS

Height:
5-5

Event:
Jumps


Personal Bests
Indoor
60 m              7.78
Long Jump  	16-08.00
Triple Jump	36-11.00

Outdoor 100 m 12.19 Long Jump 16-04.00 Triple Jump 36-07.50

2006-07

INDOOR - At the ASU Kickoff Classic finished the 200 meters in a time of 26.80 ... Had a leap of 11.28 meters in the triple jump and ran a 26.83 in the 200 meters at the Rod McCravy Invitational ... Jumped a 10.95 in the triple jump at Gladstein Invitational ... Placed 4th in the triple jump at the McDonalds Invitational with a jump of 11.18 meters and finished 2nd in the 60 meters with a time of 7.78 ... Placed 1st at the Red Hawk Invitational with a time of 7.12 in the 55 meters ... At the C-USA Championships ran a 7.85 in the 60 meters and leaped 11.41 in the triple jump. OUTDOOR - Finished 5th in the 100 meters with a time of 12.54 and 4th in the triple jump with a leap of 11.08 meters ... Placed 2nd in the triple jump with a distance of 11.10 meters and 3rd in the 100 meters with a time of 12.48 ... Placed 2nd in the triple jump with a leap of 11.56 meters at the Mississippi State Bulldogs Invitational... Took 2nd in the triple jump with a distance of 11.93 meters and 7th in the 100 meters in a time of 12.26 at the Ole Miss Invitational ... finished 1st in the 100 meters at the ASU Mini Meet in a time of 12.51 and 2nd in the triple jump with aleap of 11.87 meters ... At the C-USA Championships had a leap of 11.47 meters in the triple jump.

2005-06:INDOOR Took eighth in the long jump at the ASU Kick-Off Classic and fourth in the triple jump ... Eighth in the triple jump at SIU ... Set a new personal-best with a 16-08 in the long jump at the McDonalds Invitational and also scored with a third-place finish in the triple jump ... Placed second in the triple jump at the at the Redhawk Invitational. OUTDOOR- Was third in the triple jump at the Rhodes Open ... Finished seventh at the Vanderbilt Relays with a 36-07.50 in the triple jump.

2004-05: Joined the team as a walk-on for the spring semester, but did not begin competing until the outdoor season...OUTDOOR-Competed in the long jump at three meets and the triple jump at one...Placed second on the team in the long jump at the Jace Lacoste Invitational with a leap of 16-03.25" (4.96m)...Logged personal bests in both the long jump and triple jump at the Indian Classic, posting marks of 16-04.00" (4.97m) and 34-05.00" (10.49m), respectively.

PREP: Attended Oak Grove H.S. where she was a shooting guard on the basketball team along with running track...Earned three letters in basketball and four in track and field...Was track team captain each year from 2002-04 and basketball team captain in her senior season...Participated in a variety sprints, hurdles and jumping events...Set the Oak Grove record in the 300m hurdles with a time of 41.40...Won a state championship in 2003...Selected to the Arkansas All-State track and field team her junior and senior seasons...Chosen as the Gatorade Player of the Year for track and field in 2003 and 2004...Named Rookie of the Year in 2002... Track coach was Steve Ovry.

PERSONAL: Born in Little Rock, Ark., on April 3, 1986...Daughter of Mini Muhammad and Gralon McFadden...Majoring in business and sales...Chose the U of M because it was close to home and she liked the location and the track program.

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