WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Lady Rams track & field team shook off of the rust for some strong performances at the 2015 Wake Forest Invitational Indoor Track & Field Meet at the JDL Fast Track. Competing for the first time since the Christmas break, the Lady Rams got back to action with some solid efforts.
Lady Rams Perform Well Against Top Competition at Wake Forest Invitational
Posted: Jan 10, 2015
WSSU junior sprinter Nya Michaux had one of the top performances of the day when she placed fourth in the women's 200m run. She recorded a 25.68 in the event to lead all NCAA Division II competitors in the event. The Lady Rams trio of sophomore Micalyne Zimmerman (9th), junior Danisha Wiggins (10th), and senior Michelle Turner (11th) all had solid efforts in the women's 1-mile run. Zimmerman led the way with a 5:46.51 while Wiggins added a 5:48.63 and Turner posted a 6:00.33. The Lady Rams' 4x400m relay team also had a strong day with a 4:03.48 to finish fourth at the meet.
Lady Rams senior long jumper Tajanel McNeil led the way in the field events when she placed third in the women's long jump. She recorded a 17'7" (5.36m).
The Lady Rams will return to action next weekend when the team returns to the JDL Fast Track to host the 2015 Winston-Salem State Open. For more information on Lady Rams track & field, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.