LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Vanderbilt monitor and area crew posted new facility information, a top-10 efficiency and a handful of private bests through the closing day of the PNC Lenny Lyles Invitational hosted by the College of Louisville.
“This weekend allowed us to get out of our residence factor and compete in a impartial facility towards numerous groups from the the Huge 10, ACC and different respected conferences,” Vandy head coach Althea Thomas mentioned. “We noticed some main engagement and resiliency with constant marks and enormous private bests.”
Within the 800-meter race, graduate Taiya Shelby set a brand new Vanderbilt top-10 time, earned a first-place end, set a brand new private finest, set the ability file and added her identify to the top-10 NCAA file books. She completed the race in 2:05.79.
Sophomore Julia Rosenberg earned a brand new private finest within the mile with a time of 4:54.61, shaving off over two seconds from her earlier finest time.
Racing within the 3000-meter, senior Caroline Eck ran 9:33.63, placing her fourth within the convention file books.
The 4×400 Relay crew consisting of freshman Mya Georgiadis and seniors Shelby, Madison Fuller and Kaira Brown earned a brand new top-10 time working a 3:41.08. The time additionally set a brand new meet file.
Within the area occasions, senior Veronica Fraley positioned third in shot put throwing 16.4 meters. Fraley was considered one of 4 athletes to interrupt the ability file and positioned her identify on the NCAA top-25 listing.
On Friday, one faculty file was set within the weight throw by freshman Kosi Umerah whereas the Commodores earned a first-place end within the distance medley relay.
Sophomore Zach Hodges additionally marked a private finest within the mile together with his time of 4:21.17.
“(Umerah) confirmed main resiliency after throwing two fouls and throwing a brand new private and faculty file,” Thomas mentioned. “Our DMR solidified the primary day with a win and attainable facility file. Saturday noticed a variety of laborious fought competing with a private finest within the shot put for (Fraley).
“A powerful and statement-giving win by (Shelby) within the 800 with a mark that’s prime 10 within the NCAA—this was the meet we wanted to present us the increase we’d like as we method the second half of the season.”
The Commodores take every week off earlier than internet hosting the Music Metropolis Problem on Feb. 10-11.