One of Mahwah’s top track athletes is heading south.
Gena Pickett signed with Duke University on Signing Day, Feb. 6.
According to a NorthJersey.com sports blog, Pickett chose the North Carolina school after also considering Vanderbilt, Indiana and Dartmouth.
She plans to study medicine to become a veterinarian, the report said.
According to the post, Pickett is one of the best track jumpers in North Jersey, and holds a Mahwah record in triple jump.
Pickett was one of two Mahwah athletes signed earlier this month. Aly Burns was also signed to play soccer at Sacred Heart.