WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University indoor track & field team had some strong performances at the 2020 Mondo College Invitational Meet, Sunday. The Rams had a great showing in the field events along with some solid efforts on the track.
On this day, the Rams would make their mark in the field events. Freshman Kennedy Alexander led the way for the team when she won the women's high jump with a 5'6" (1.68m) leap. The mark was an NCAA Division II Provisional qualifying mark for the true freshman. Fellow freshman Journe Dundy added a fifth place finish in the women's long jump. She recorded a 16'7" (5.05m) jump to finish in the top five at the meet. Senior Ashley Taylor was also impressive in the women's shot put where she placed fifth with a 34'0.75" (10.38m) throw.
The Rams were also impressive on the track as well. The WSSU 4x400m relay team had the best performance as the squad placed second in the event with a 3:53.57. The time was the second best in the history of the meet. WSSU junior Imani Williams was strong on the day as well. She placed second in the women's 400m dash with a 1:00.51 in the event and she placed fourth in the women's 200m dash with a 26.45.
The team's focus will now turn to the 2020 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Indoor Track & Field Championships on February 16th and 17th at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C. For more information on Rams track & field, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.