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.
Spartans represented in six events against then nation's best in Albuquerque.
Franklin named Big Ten Field Athlete of the Championship, All-Big Ten teams announced.
Spartans post strong performances at both the Silverston and Alex Wilson Invite.
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.
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