BOSTON – The VCU Men's & Women's Track & Field program closed out its trip to the ECAC/IC4A Indoor Championships with a number of solid performances on Sunday.
The VCU Women finished in 26th place as a team out of the 50 Division I programs that competed at the ECAC Championships. The VCU Men had a number of solid individual performances at the IC4A Indoor Championships.
For the women, freshman sprinter Kiara Porter placed fourth in the finals of the 400 meter dash with a time of 54.74 seconds. The Yorktown, Va., native improved her time from the preliminaries, in which she finished in 55.50 seconds for fifth place.
Junior Dionna Hayes, who was the 2011 champion in the 60 meter dash, grabbed fourth place honors in the event in 2012 with a time of 7.57 seconds.
For the VCU Men, freshman thrower Ryan Coles came in 19th place with a heave of 15.59 meters in the shot put on Sunday.