Tyra Forbes
Tyra Forbes
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ajax, Ontario Canada
High School: Pine Ridge Secondary School
Events: Jumps/Sprints

2015-2016: 2nd in long jump at Upstate Challenge with a distance of 5.78m… 1st in long jump with a distance of 5.60m at Cornell… 1st in 4X100 Relay at Wake Forest Open with a time of 47.24… School record in 4X200 Relay with a time of 1:37.46… 1st in 4X100 Relay at Lou Onesty Invitational with a time of 47.21… 2nd at MAC Championships in 4X100 Relay, clocking in at 45.84… Took 2nd at Northeast Challenge in 100m, clocking in at 12.05.

2014-15: Ran season-best times of 7.72 in the 60-meter dash and 25.61 in the 200-meter dash. Jumped season-long distances of 5.83m in the indoor long jump and 11.47m in the indoor triple jump. Broke the 100-meter dash school record with a time of 11.83 and a member of the 4x200-meter relay team that broke the school record in a time of 1:38.34. Ran a season-best time of 45.90 in the 4x100-meter relay and season-high distances of 5.74m in the outdoor long jump and 11.41m in the triple jump.

2013-14: Competed in a plethora of events as a freshman...had indoor-best performances of 26.37 in the 200-meter dash, 9.38 in the 60 hurdles, 5.46 meters in the long jump and 11.42 meters in the triple jump...outdoors, had top showings of 12.41 in the 100 dash, 26.09 in the 200, 15.12 in the 100 hurdles, 5.57 meters to win the long jump at the Cornell Outdoor Invitational and 11.30 meters in the triple jump to win the event at the New York Upstate Challenge.

High School: Was a two-year track and field team captain at Pine Ridge Secondary School...was the OFSAA triple jump champion as a junior...Canadian Junior National triple jump silver medalist...set career-best marks in the triple jump (12.06m), long jump (5.55m) and 100m hurdles (14.56).

Personal: Born May 21, 1994...daughter of Horace Forbes and Earlene Sutton...has four siblings, Joel, Troy, Thamara and Tonya...her favorite food is pizza...lists her favorite movie as Glory Road and her favorite TV show as Degrassi...enjoys hip hop and R&B music and her favorite musician is Justin Timberlake...majoring in french at UB.