Georgia Tech held spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday at McCamish Pavilion
Bill Curry highlights event to thank athletics scholarship donors
Georgia Tech track and field grabs three top-three finishes
The Jacket men placed seventh and the women placed 10th
Tech scored points in the men's and women's long jumps Friday
Honors and Awards:
2016 Indoor All-ACC Second Team
Indoor: Finished fifth in the long jump at the Bob Pollock Memorial … Took third in the long jump at the Meyo Invitational with a leap of 6.08m … Posted a season-best jump in the long jump at the Music City Challenge with a mark of 6.15m … Finished seventh at the ACC Championships, just missing All-ACC honors. Outdoor: Did not compete.
Indoor: Finished sixth in the long jump at the ACC Indoor Championships with a leap of 5.82m (19-1.25), earning second-team All-ACC honors in the process … Finished 10th in the long jump at the Commodore Invitational with a mark of 5.72m (18-9.25). Outdoor: Won the long jump at the Florida Relays with a personal-best leap of 6.17m (20-3) … Finished eighth in the long jump at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a leap of 5.95m (19-6.25) … Finished 37th at the NCAA East Preliminary with a mark of 5.70m (18-8.5).
Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Logged four top-10 finishes … Placed fourth in the long jump with a season best 5.80m (19-0.50) at the Georgia Spec Towns Invite.
Indoor: Finished third in the long jump at the Southern Miss Cupid Classic ... Ran to a time of 8.09 in the 60 meters for a personal best and 12th place at the Auburn Invitational ... Also set a personal best at Auburn in the 60-meter hurdles in 8.89. Outdoor: Placed third in the long jump at the Tiger Classic ... Won the same event at the Georgia Invitational with a personal-best distance of 6.07m (19-11).
Indoor: Logged a season-best pentathlon performance with 3,385 points at the ACC Championships ... Placed third in the pentathlon (3,185 points) at the Orange & Purple Winter Classic. Outdoor: Part of the 4x400-meter relay team that took third (3:50.65) at the Yellow Jacket Invite ... Placed seventh in the long jump with a career-best 1911 at the ACC Championships ... Ran the 200 meters in 25.66 at the Yellow Jacket Invite.
A letterwinner in track at Eastside High School in Gainesville, Fla. under the direction of Adrian Tyler and a three-year letterwinner in track at Valdosta High School in Valdosta, Ga. under the direction of Allen Rodermaker ... Helped her track team at Valdosta to the 2012 regional championships ... Finished eighth in the state meet in the 100m hurdles (15.02) and second in state in the triple jump (38-1.5) ... Crowned 2012 1-5A region champion in the 100-meter (14.73) and 300-meter (45.76) hurdles and triple jump (37.5-5).
Full name is Donjhae Alexis Jones ... Born on June 25, 1994 in Gainesville, Fla. ... Parents are Marlon Jones and Monique Reynolds ... Sister to Damian and Kylan Reynolds, and Dontavio Jones ... Chose Georgia Tech for its education and reputation, the coaches and its location ... Started running track at the age of five ... Majoring in chemistry.