IDRIS SETS NEW SCHOOL RECORD AT LIBERTY FLAMES INVITE

Meet: Liberty Flames Invite; Vince Brown Invitational
Location: Lynchburg, Va.; Newport News, Va.
Results:  Liberty Flames Invite (Final); Vince Brown Invitational (Final)

The Short Story: VCU's Men's Track & Field continued their 2019 Indoor Season this weekend with a strong showing at the Liberty Flames Invite. Senior Bashir Idris led the way for the Rams, setting a new school record with his performace in the Triple Jump. The Rams also competed at the Vince Brown Invitiational over the weekend.

How It Happened (Liberty Flames Invite)

  • Idris set a new VCU school record when he won the Triple Jump with a leap of 15.12m.
  • Freshman JeVon Waller set a new personal best and earned a second place finish after recording a time of 6.88 in the 60m dash.
  • Freshman Daiqwaun Faircloth earned a fourth place finish and set a new personal best with a time of 22.04 in the 200m dash.
  • Freshman Lucas Sidle placed third in the 1000m Run after finishing with a time of 2:31.95. Sophomore Jordan Fountain placed fifth with a time of 2:33.11.
  • Junior Ian Davis earned a second place finish in the 60m hurdles after posting a time of 8.15.
  • VCU took home second place in the 4x400m Relay on Saturday after Emmanuel Waller, Ian Davis, Daiqwaun Faircloth and Chukwuezugo Aguolu combined to post a time of 3:23.38.
  • Freshman Camron Browne placed second in the Long Jump, posting a leap of 6.62m.
  • Freshman Jaekob Vollbrecht earned a fourth place finish in the Shot Put, recording a toss of 16.82m.
  • Sophomore Will Schwartz finished third in the Weight Throw, posting a toss of 16.61m.

How It Happened (Vince Brown Invitational)

  • Freshman Mykalee Atkins earned a seventh place finish, posting a time of 23.34 in the 200m Dash.
  • Freshman Vohra Hisham placed eighth in the 3000m Run, finishing with a time of 9:17.49
  • Freshman Justin Davis finished in ninth place in the 400m Dash after posting a time of 52.68.

What's Next

The Rams will be back in action on Friday, Feb. 8, when they travel to Lexington, Va. to compete in the VMI Winter Relays.