RAMS COMPETE IN FINAL MEETS BEFORE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Meets: Virginia Challenge| CNU Captains Classic
Location: Charlottesville, Va. | Newport News, Va.
Results: Virginia Challenge CNU Captains Classic

The Short Story: The Rams closed out the Virginia Challenge and CNU Captains Classic on Saturday, setting pace for the conference championships taking place in two weeks.

HOW IT HAPPENED

Virginia Challenge

  • The women's 4x400 meter relay team grabbed a third place finish after recording a time of 3:40.15.
  • In the 400 meter hurdles, Kara Lyles placed 10th and recorded a 59.92 second finish.
  • LeClare Beres earned a 14.51 time in the 100 meter hurdles for 25th place, while senior DeNisha Smith came in two spots later with her 14.56.
  • Setting a new best time in the 200 meter was Alexis Willis, who took 28th.
  • In the field, Amiaya Carey cleared a height of 1.61m in high jump, good enough for seventh.
  • Makayla McGowan also placed in the top-10 of her event by finishing sixth in the shot put. The sophomore's mark was 14.73m.

CNU Captains Classic

  • Asiah Robinson took sixth in the 800 meter run, which took a 2:23.50 time.
  • Junior Denise O'Rourke struck gold in discus with a 45.89m mark.

Up Next

In two weeks the Rams compete for the Atlantic 10 conference title. That meet begins Saturday, May 5.