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Mahagony Jones
Mahagony Jones

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
Rhodes

Event:
Sprints/Relays

Experience:
GR


05/30/2014

Six More Tickets Punched to Eugene for the NCAA Track & Field Championships

Britton, Gerlach, Jones, Leap, Seymour and Waithe headed to Oregon for the NCAA Finals

03/10/2014

Nittany Lions Haul In USTFCCCA Mid-Atlantic Regional Honors

Penn State Collects Men's and Women's Regional Track Athletes of the Year, Women's Head Coach of the Year and Men's and Women's Assistant Coach of the Year

02/28/2014

Gerlach Wins Big Ten 3,000-meters Title to Pace Nittany Lion Women on Day One

Nittany Lions in fourth place heading into highly-competitive day two on Saturday

02/15/2014

Nittany Lion Track and Field Teams Finish Successful Weekend During Split Competition

Penn State's next action will come at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on Feb. 28 and March 1

01/10/2014

Lions Host Penn State Relays in 2014 Season Opener

Action is set to begin at 10 a.m. with the women's weight throw and mixed 1 mile run

Jones' TFRRS Profile

On the National Stage ... || 2013 Outdoor || Emerged as one of the nation's rising sprint stars, finishing with a trio of Second Team All-America citations at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Finished 10th in the 200 with a lifetime all-conditions best 23.05 ... Took 16th in the 100 with a wind-assisted 11.40, and was a member of the Lions' 14th-place 4x400 (3:35.23) ... Earned her NCAA bids thanks to outstanding performances at the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round, where she posted efforts of 11.33 and 11.30 in 100 qualifying, as well as a PR 23.19 in the 200 preliminaries ... Helped the Lions to a heat victory in the 4x400 ... The team finished in 3:34.98 - the third-fastest time at Eastern Preliminaries ... Was named USTFCCCA Women's Mid-Atlantic Track Athlete of the Year. || 2013 Indoor || Earned Second Team All-America status via a 13th-place finish in the 200 at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Ran 23.60 in the prelims - just shy of a spot in the final. || 2012 Outdoor || Served as the alternate on the Nittany Lions' NCAA-qualifying 4x400.

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2013 Outdoor || Enjoyed a sensational weekend at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships, highlighted by an individual victory in the 100 to help her team to the Big Ten Outdoor title ... Finished second in the 200, thanks to a finishing time of 23.37 ... Also assisted on both relays, helping the Nittany Lions to a third-place standing in the 4x400, and the fifth-place showing in the 4x100. || 2013 Indoor || Turned in a pair of scoring finishes individually, including a silver-medal effort in the 60 (7.42) ... Also finished fourth in the 200, clocking 23.56 ... Clocked the fastest 200 time of the preliminary round, going 23.47 - a lifetime indoor best. || 2012 Outdoor || Competed in the 100 and 200 meters. || 2012 Indoor || Was a member of the Lions' second-place 4x400 (3:35.80) ... Placed fourth overall in the 200 (23.75). || 2011 Outdoor || Competed in the 100-meter dash, finishing 17th overall. || 2011 Indoor || Raced the 60- and 200-meters, placing 22nd in both events.

Around the Track ... || 2013 Outdoor || Impressed against a national-class field at the LSU Battle on the Bayou by winning the 100 and placing second in the 200 ... Won the 100 at the Jim Thorpe Invitational ... Ran the second leg on the Lions' season-best 4x400 (3:33.47) at Penn Relays, which was good for a fourth-place finish in the elite "Championship of America" final ... Assisted on the winning 4x100 and 4x400 at the Crimson Tide Invitational, while also finishing second in the 400 with a PR 54.23. || 2013 Indoor || Was a three-event winner at the Penn State Relays, picking up victories in the 60, 4x200, and 4x400 ... The 4x200 set a school record 1:37.25 in the effort ... Picked up another pair of victories at the Nittany Lion Challenge, notching gold medal honors in the 60 and 400 ... Ran 23.71 to win the 200 at the PSU National ... Was named John Lucas Athlete of the Meet at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup following victories in the 60, 200, and 4x400. || 2012 Outdoor || Placed third in the 100 at the Jim Thorpe Open. || 2012 Indoor || Emerged as one of the squad's top sprint stars, starting the season with wins in the 60, 200, and 4x400 at the Penn State Relays ... Earned Big Ten Athlete of the Week honors for her performance ... Won the 60 at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Also won the 60, 200, and 4x400 at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... PR of 7.41 is third-fastest time on the all-time Penn State standings, while her 200 (23.68) ranks fifth. || 2011 Outdoor || Placed third in the 400 at the Jim Thorpe Open in a collegiate-outdoor best 57.82 ... Took sixth in the 200 at Jim Thorpe, via a season-best 24.76 ... Also competed at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational, and Jesse Owens Classic. || 2011 Indoor || Placed second in both the 60 (7.60) and 200 (24.38) at the Penn State Relays - collegiate personal bests in both events ... Took third in the 200 (24.40) and ninth in the 60 at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Ran on winning 4x400-meter relays at both the Penn State Relays and Nittany Lion Challenge ... Placed 13th in the 200 at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup. || 2010 Outdoor || Competed unattached at the Penn State Open, placing fourth in both the 100 and 200-meters, running 12.17 in the 100, and 24.52 in the 200.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Indoor state champion in the 60, 200, and 400-meters as a senior ... Won District titles in the 100, 200, and 400, and posted Regional wins in the 100 and 400 ... Took top honors in the 100 and 400 at the Mid-West Meet of Champions against competition from Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio ... Runner-up in the 100 and bronze medalist in the 400 at the Ohio State meet ... Placed sixth in the 100 and 400 at Nike Outdoor Nationals. || Personal || Daughter of Robyn Davis ... Born December 20, 1990 in Dayton, Ohio ... Plans on majoring in Health Policy Administration.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
60m 7.38 ***
100m *** 11.33
200m 23.47 23.19
400m 54.32 54.23
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