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Former Track Star Cambrya Jones to Represent USA at Five Nations Meet

Jones will run the 200 meter dash in Glasglow, and event she holds the Pitt school record in

Jones will run the 200 meter dash in Glasglow, and event she holds the Pitt school record in

Jan. 17, 2013

PITTSBURGH – Former University of Pittsburgh track and field standout and five-time school record holder Cambrya Jones has made the Team USA roster for the Five Nations Meet.  

Jones has been chosen to run the 200 meter dash at the Five Nations Meet and will compete with some of the biggest names in Track and Field. The meet will take place in Glasgow, Scotland on January 26, 2013.

This will be the second time Jones has represented USA at an international meet. Last year, Jones was a member of the North American Central American Under-23 Championships (NACAC) in Guanajuato, Mexico.

Jones left her mark at Pitt, holding the indoor school record for the 200 meter dash and 4x200 relay, as well as the 100 meter, 200 meter and the 4x100 meter relay outdoor records. At the Big East Outdoor Championships in May of 2012, Jones was named the Women's Most Outstanding Track performer after winning the 100 and 200 meter dash titles.

At the Five Nations Meet, Jones will be competing alongside Carmelita Jeter, an Olympic Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalist and the woman deemed the second fastest in the world.

Team USA Women’s Roster:
60m – Carmelita Jeter
200m – Cambrya Jones
400m – Natasha Hastings
800m – Geena Gall
1500m – Sara Vaughn
60mh – Danielle Carruthers
Triple Jump – Amanda Smock
Long Jump – Funmi Jimoh
Pole Vault – Mary Saxer 

Team USA Men’s Roster:
60m – Mike Rodgers
200m – Kind Butler
400m – Manteo Mitchell
600m – Duane Solomon
1500m – Matthre Centrowitz
3000m – Bernard Lagat
60mh – Jeff Porter
High Jump – Jamie Nieto