Meet: Coastal Carolina Invitational (Day two of two)
Location: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
The Short Story: VCU appeared fresh during the second day of the Coastal Carolina Invitational with sophomore Ian Davis winning the 110m hurdles. The men's 4x400m relay team also earned a first place finish.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Coming off a first place hurdles finish during the indoor conference championships, Davis won the 110m hurdles with a 14.68 time.
- The men's 4x400m relay team also grabbed a first place finish with a time of 3:17.24. Sophomore Chukwuezugo Aguolu led off for the squad and was followed by Kahlil Shepard, Devon Thompson, and Bigal Harrison.
- Thompson, alongside Marcus Finnie, Justin West, and Kareem Payne, also found success in the 4x100m relay placing second. 42.59 was their time in that race.
- It was freshman Xyan Xrichardson contributing to the Rams' effort in the high jump by clearing a height of 1.95m, good enough for third overall.
- Distance runners Austin Conway and Bryce Catlett each earned top-six finishes in the 1,500m, placing fourth and sixth, respectively.
- Zayd Abdul-Ali timed in at 58.63 in the 400m hurdles, earning a fourth place finish in a field of 19.
VCU will host the 2018 Ram Invite on March 16 and 17 at Sports Backers Stadium. The Ram Invite is the lone home meet for VCU.