• Posted on: May 12, 2011

EOYDC Track Club Events Highlights

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This EOYDC free community program consistently produces young record-breaking scholar athletes.

8/2/2010: Trinity Wilson to compete in first Youth Olympic Games in Singapore

: a 15 years old member of the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC) team will represent the United States in the first World Youth . Click here to see video interview

7/1/2010: Ashton Purvis Named the ESPN Gatorade Athlete Of The Year

Ashton Purvis: a senior from St. Elizabeth in California, was caught off guard initially when she saw Leon Powe walk into the class room at the East Oakland Youth Development Center on Wednesday morning.

3/14/2010: New Balance Track & Field Center Article

Ashton Purvis: a senior from St. Elizabeth in California, got the New Balance Track & Field Center rocking right away in a showdown between the nation’s two best sprinters, storming back from an early deficit to catch Whitney Fountain of Christopher Columbus in New York to repeat in the 60 dash in a US#1 7.36, tied for No. 18 on the all-time list. Fountain was second in a US #2 7.39. (click here to see Purvis interviews)

Trinity Wilson: a sophomore who was shooting for the Armory record in the 60 hurdles of  8.25, made a great recovery after a slow start and repeated as champion in 8.37. Wilson’s enroute time of 7.74 thru 55 shattered the national sophomore record of 7.81 that she tied in the semifinals on Saturday and is a US#1 this year for that distance.

2/20/2010: Simplot Swansong Article for Ashton

Ashton Purvis: looked ready to defend her sprint titles, blazing 7.52 in the 60m flat and 24.18 in the 200. Ashton Purvis added two US yearly #1’s with 7.36 (60m) and 23.54 (200m) clockings in the sprints.

Trinity Wilson: shocked with a lowering of her previous nation-leading 8.49 for 60m hurdles with a 8.44 clocking in flats. Trinity Wilson racing US prep history’s #4 60mHH ever at 8.29 that smashed the Soph US class record of 8.38 also.

2009:

Ashton Purvis: World Youth Leader in the 100m with a time of 11.48 and is 4th in the world in the 200 with a time of 23.38.

Lauryn Newson: Representing EOYDC finished 2nd in the Long Jump with a mark of 20′ 5″ 3/4 inches at the U.S.A. Track and Field Jr. (19 and under Championships); she will be representing the U.S. in the Pan American Junior Championships in Trinidad. She was already the California Junior College State Champion in the 100m, 200m dashes as well as in the Long Jump.

Trinity Wilson: Also representing EOYDC finished 2nd in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 13.55 at the U.S.A. Track and Field Jr. (19 and under Championships); she will not be representing the U.S. in the Pan American Junior Championships in Trinidad. because she is too young even though she qualified by her placing. Trinity already holds the National Age 14 record of 13.77 for the 100 meter hurdles.

2008:

Ashton Purvis: 200m Indoor National Champion, 100m /200m All American, 60/200m Indoor All American, California State High School 200m Champion, US World Junior Team Member

Julian Purvis: 100m Hurdle All American, 60m Hurdle Indoor All American

Trinity Wilson: Junior Olympic Youth Champion 100m Hurdles

2007:

Ke’Nyia Richardson: National High School Female Athlete of the Year, All American in the Triple Jump, Long Jump and 100m Hurdles, U.S. Junior Triple Jump Champion, Pan American Games Triple Jump Gold Medalist, California State High School Triple Jump Champion

Ashton Purvis: Indoor All American 60m/200m/200m Outdoor All American, World Youth Game Sprint Medley Relay Gold Medalist

Julian Purvis: World Youth Games 100m Hurdle Gold Medalist, 100m Hurdle All American, 60m Hurdle Indoor All American

2006:

Ke’Nyia Richardson: U.S. Junior National Triple Jump Champion, World Junior Championships Team Member, Indoor and Outdoor Triple Jump All American, California State High School Triple Jump Champion, Indoor National Triple Jump Champion

Julian Purvis: 100m Hurdle Outdoor and 60m Hurdle Indoor All American, California State High School 100m Hurdle Champion

Ashton Purvis: Youth National Champion 100m/200m

2005:

Ke’Nyia Richardson: Indoor and Outdoor Triple Jump All American, Pan American Games Participant

2003:

Renee Williams: Outdoor Long Jump All American, Indoor Long Jump and 60m Dash All American, Indoor National Long Jump Champion, California State Long Jump Champion, Pan American Games Bronze Medalist in the Long Jump.

2002:

Renee Williams: Indoor Long Jump All American, Outdoor Long Jump and Triple Jump All American, National Indoor Champion Long Jump

Christen Tucker: Indoor All American 60m Dash

Monica Green: Indoor All American 60m Dash

Tania Woods: Junior College All American, Junior College State Champion 200m Dash

2001:

Tania Woods: U.S. Outdoor and Indoor All American 60m/100m/200m both indoors and out, Member of World University Games Team, Junior College All American, California Junior College State Champion 100m and 200m dashes

Bisa Grant: U.S. Indoor All American, World Indoor Championships Finalist 60m Hurdles

Simone Brooks: Junior College All American 100m Hurdles, California Junior College State Champion 100m Hurdles

2000:

Bisa Grant: U.S. Indoor All American 60m Hurdles, Outdoor All American, Olympic Trials Finalist 100m Hurdles Miesha

Marzell: U.S. Indoor All American 800m, Olympic Trials Semi Finalist 800m

Tania Woods: U.S. Indoor All American 200m Dash

Adrena Williams: High School Indoor All American 60m Dash

Tamillya Brown: High School Indoor All American Triple Jump

1999:

Tania Woods: High School Indoor All American 55m/60m/200m dashes, Outdoor All American 100/200m dashes, California High School State Champion 100m/200m Dash

1998:

Tania Woods: High School Indoor All American 55m/60m/200m Dashes, High School Outdoor All American 200m Dash

Erin Dangerfield: High School Indoor All American 60m dash

1997:

Ryan Peters: High School Outdoor All American 300m/400m Hurdles, California High School State Champion 300m Hurdles

Andre Ammons: High School Outdoor All American 200m/400m Dashes, California High School State Champion 200m Dash

1996:

Ayana Grant: High School Indoor All American 50m/55m Hurdles

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