Rams Return Home for Strong Performances at JDL Early Bird College Kick Off


WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University track & field team wasted little time getting back to action. The team took part in the 2019 JDL Early Bird College Invitational just one day after competing in the Clemson Opener. The Rams showed no signs of fatigue with several standout performances at the meet.

On the track, the Rams were especially impressive with some great performances in running events. The WSSU 4x400 relay controlled the day when they won the event with a 3:51.66. Junior Amique Willis placed fifth in the women's 60m hurdles with an 8.93 in the event. Junior Tamia McLean also had a great day when she placed third in the women's 800m run with a 2:28.16. Freshman Tieka Thompson placed ninth in the event with a 2:34.81.

One of the Rams' most impressive performances of the day came from freshman Kennedy Alexander. She placed second in the women's high jump with a 5'5" (1.65m) jump.

The Rams will break for final exams and the holidays and the team will return to action on January 17th when the team takes part in the Clemson Invitational. For more information on Rams track & field, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on www.WSSURams.com.