Meet: VMI Keydet Invitational
Location: Lexington, Va.
Results:  VMI Keydet Invitational (Day One) (Day Two)

The Short Story: VCU's Women's Track & Field returned to action this weekend when they competed at the VMI Keydet Invitational.

How It Happened (Day One)

  • Junior Emily Mulhern took home first place in the 5000m, posting a time of 16:57.60. Her time was an entire minute faster than the second place finisher.
  • Sophomore Aliyah Newman placed second in the Triple Jump on Friday after posting a leap of 12.09m.
  • VCU's 4x800M Relay team won at the Keydet Invitational after juniors Ashley Brown and Judith White combined with Ashley Greenlee and Nichelle Scott to post a time of 9:07.27.
  • Junior Samantha Yankson earned an 11th place finish after recording a 14.72m toss in the Weight Throw.

How It Happened (Day Two)

  • VCU's 4x400m Relay team brought home a second place finish after seniors Ashley Greenlee and Taylor Watkins joined juniors Kayla Smith and Kara Lyles to finish with a time of 3:49.55.
  • Senior Nichelle Scott took home third place in the 1-Mile Run, recording a time of 5:06.36.
  • Junior Kara Lyles earned a fifth place finish after posting a time of 57.68 in the 400M. Her mark also set a new personal best.
  • Junior Janelle Cheatham finished in fourth place in the Long Jump, posting a 5.53m leap to set a new personal best.

What's Next

The Rams will be back in action on Friday, Jan. 25 when they travel to Fairfax, Va. for the George Mason Invitational.