Spartans add six medals to close out the final day of competition at the conference meet.
Jaelynn Pryor (400-meter hurdles) and Hannah Sailar (pole vault) punch ticket to NCAA Regionals.
James improves MSU discus record and several Spartans break personal records in Saturday's competition.
Gjokaj wins the discus and Mattix takes first in the pole vault on Friday in Knoxville.
MSU's only home meet, the 10th-annual event is held Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5.
Randy Gillon arrives at MSU after directing Prime Function Strength and Rehabilitation Training Systems in Toronto since 2003. Gillon designed and oversaw strength training, weight management, rehabilitation and general fitness programs for both competitive and non-competitive athletes of various sports. Gillon also served as a consultant to First Line Kinesiologist Inc., providing therapeutic exercises to post-injury individuals.
Gillon's coaching resume includes three years of experience with the Illinois State track program, both as a volunteer and as an assistant coach. While at Illinois State, Gillon was also an undergraduate advisor and tutor. He is a member of the NSCA, USATF and the Ontario Kinesiologist Association (OKA) and Ontario Track and Field Association (OTFA), with certifications in kinesiology and strength and conditioning.
Gillon earned a bachelor's degree in kinesiology (2000) as well as a master's degree in kinesiology (biomechanics, 2002) from Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A three-year letterwinner for the track and field program, Gillon currently ranks eighth on the Illinois all-time record chart with a time of 14.15 in the 110m high hurdle event.