RAMS COMPLETE DAY ONE OF VCU RAM INVITE ON FRIDAY

Meet: VCU Ram Invite
Location: Richmond, Va.
Results: VCU Ram Invite (Results)

The Short Story: VCU's Women's Track & Field team continued their 2019 Outdoor Season by competing in Day One of the VCU Ram Invite on Friday.

How It Happened (Day One)

  • Kayla Merkel won the Javelin Throw, recording a toss of 41.59m. Courtney Higgins and Lauryn Reese also placed third and fifth respectively, posting throws of 34.65m and 33.93m.
  • Aliyah Newman and Aliyah Stevens earned second and third place finishes in the Long Jump, posting leaps of 5.56m and 5.41m respectively.
  • Samantha Yankson placed third in the Hammer Throw, posting a toss of 46.10m.
  • Delaney Savedge earned a top-5 finish in the 5000m Run, recording a time of 18.24.29.

What's Next

The Rams will be back in action tomorrow, March 23, at 10:00 a.m. when they continue hosting the VCU Ram Invite at Sports Backers Stadium in Richmond, Va.