Perhona Tomlin
Perhona Tomlin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Manchester, Jamaica

High School:
Haudwood Tech

Last College:
Barton County C.C.

Event:
Middle Distances

Birthdate:
12/21/1978

Experience:
1L


General

* Perhona Tomlin put together an outstanding fall and looks to regain the form that made her a junior college national champion.

* Expected to be much improved this season and has national aspirations at 800 meters and as a key member of the 4x400 and distance medley relay teams.

2001

* Competed in the open 800, on the 4x400 meter and on the distance medley relay teams.

* Arrived on the TCU campus in January and never seemed to get in sync during the track season.

* Best indoor time at 800 meters was set at the Tyson Invitational when she turned in a 2:15.28.

* Placed fifth at the WAC Outdoor Championships in the 800 with a time of 2:12.17...Turned in her best time of the spring in the WAC prelims when she clocked a 2:11.42.

* Ran the anchor leg on the 4x400 outdoor relay team that recorded a season-best and NCAA provisional time of 3:38.85.

1999-2000 (Barton County C.C.)

* Earned NJCAA All-America honors 16 times at Barton County Community College in Great Bend, Kansas.

* Won the 2000 juco national championship in the 800 meters with a time of 2:07.02...Ran on the national championship 4x400, distance medley relay and 4x800 relay teams.

* Captured the indoor 600 meter national championship in 1999.

* Helped Barton County win three team titles during her two-year stint (`99 indoor, `00 indoor and outdoor).

* Coached by Lance Brauman.

High School

* Tomlin was coached by Maurice Wilson at Haudwood Tech in Manchester, Jamaica.

* Recorded one of the top 10 800-meter splits in high school when she clocked a 2:09 at the Penn Relays.

* Was the Jamaican girls champion 800-meter runner from 1996-'98 and the 1500 meter champion in 1997 and `98.

Personal

* Perhona Nathecia Tomlin was born on December 21, 1978...Parents are Gladson and Valeta Tomlin.

* Studying social work and is interested in attending law school following graduation.

* Enjoys cooking and watching television.

* Brothers Dean and Ashon are both track coaches.


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