Margaret Rejean Matthews (Wilburn)

August 5, 1935-

Griffin, Georgia

Tennessee State University ‘56


100 Meters

Broad Jump


Set American record  19-9˝ 

Olympic Trials, Washington, DC 1956 


Captain of the TSU Tigerbelles Bronze Medal 4×100M team (with U.S. teammates Mae Faggs, Wilma Rudolph and Isabelle Daniels)


First American Woman to Broad Jump Record 20 feet