Kara Lyles
Kara Lyles
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Suffolk, Va.
Events: Sprints

PERSONAL BESTS

Long Jump: 5.46 meters

500-meters: 1:15:66

60-meter hurdles: 9.28

300-meters: 41.22 

2018: OUTDOOR

  • Finished third in the 400m hurdles at the George Mason Spring Invitational posting a time 1:01.28
  • Finished third in the 400m hurdles at the A-10 Outdoor Championship posting a time of 59.98
  • Earned second place at the IC4A/ECAC Outdoor Championship recording a time of 1:00.12 in the 400m hurdles

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Previously ran at South Carolina
  • NCAA regional qualifier for the 400-meter hurdles and the 1,600-meter relay
  • 2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
  • 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Christopher and Fonda
  • Born: November 13, 1997
  • Siblings: Kayla and Christopher Jr.
  • Major: Psychology/Pre-Nursing
  • Interesting facts: Mother played basketball at William & Mary
  • High school coach: Justin Byron