Rams Make Strong Showings at 2019 Terrier Relays

SPARTANBURG, SC – The Winston-Salem State Rams track & field team had some great performances at the 2019 Terrier Relays, the second outdoor track & field meet of the season. Not only was the team impressive on the track, but they also had some great performances in field events as well.

The Rams sprinters continued their impressive start to the season. Junior sprinter MaKyia Gayden had the best performance on the track when she won the women's 100m dash with an 11.86, an NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time. Sophomore Aaliyah Burton was also impressive when she placed fourth in the women's 400m dash with a 57.82. it was the Rams' 4x200m relay team that stole the show as they placed second in the event with a 1:39.56, a school record.

In field events, it was senior Jenelle Terry who had the best day as she won the women's long jump. She won the event with an 18'7.75" (5.68m) jump.

The Rams will return to action next weekend when the team heads to Charlotte, N.C. to take part in the Johnson C. Smith Invitational. 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.