Veronica Lyle
Veronica  Lyle

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Trussville, Ala.

High School:
Hewitt-Trussville

Event:
Cross Country/Distance



03/19/2016

Track & Field Claims Five Event Titles to Conclude John Mitchell Alabama Relays

Crimson Tide men win two field events while the women take three on the track

02/12/2016

Track & Field Wraps Up Action at Samford Invitational

Crimson Tide paced by its distance runners in Birmingham on Friday

01/30/2016

Track & Field Wins Three Events on Day Two of Indiana Relays

Justin Fondren, Daniel Haugh and Quanesha Burks earn victories on Saturday

01/23/2016

Quanesha Burks' School Record Leads Strong Performance for Track & Field at Conference Clash

Crimson Tide men and women combine to score 11.5 points in the field events on Saturday

09/06/2015

Alabama Cross Country Sweeps Brooks Twilight Classic

Newcomers Antibahs Kosgei, Rachael Reddy win individual titles

Sophomore

Indoor Season

Registered a mile time of 4:59.31 to finish sixth in the event at the Samford Elite Team Invite … crossed the 800-meter finish line 10th in a time of 2:15.32 and finished 13th in the mile in a time of 5:03.83 at the Indiana Relays … ran 2:16.73 in the 800 meters and 5:05.15 in the mile at the Conference Clash … clocked a time of 2:14.42 in the 800 meters to finish eighth at the Commodore Indoor Invitational.

2015 Cross Country

Crossed the finish line with a time of 21:40.60 at the SEC Cross Country Championships ... Finished the Crimson Classic 5k in a time of 17:52.20 … clocked a time of 22:15.1 in the Cowboy Jamboree 6k … ran 18:01.56 in the Brooks Twilight Classic 5k.

Freshman

2015 Outdoor Season

Competed in the 1,500 meters and 5,000 meters at the SEC Championships, placing 18th in the 5,000 meters with a season-best time of 17:02.00…registered a 1,500-meter time of 4:27.43 to finish third in the event at the LSU Invitational … clocked 4:29.84 in the 1,500 meters to obtain a seventh-place finish at the Border Clash … posted an 800-meter time of 2:12.40 at the Florida Relays … finished seventh in the Crimson Tide Invitational 1,500 meters, running 4:37.90 … ran a 4:38.96 to finish 16th in the 1,500 meters at the Alabama Relays

Indoor Season

Took sixth in heat 2 of the 800-meter semi-final at the SEC Championships with a time of 2:13.91…ran 4:55.21 to finish seventh in the seeded section of the mile at the Tyson Invitational … placed third in the 800-meters with a time of 2:12.09 at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational … crossed the mile finish line in 4:55.19 to place seventh at the Vanderbilt Invitational … placed fifth with a 2:12.66 800-meter dash time at the Auburn Invitational.

Cross Country

Ran a 21:52.4 6k to finish 69th at the SEC Championships … finished the Crimson Classic 5k in 18:39.64 … clocked a 5K time of 18:10.13 to finish sixth at the Asheville Cross Country Carnival … won her first collegiate race in 11:13.19 in the Samford Dual 3k.

Prep and Personal

The top distance runner in the state of Alabama … coached by David Dobbs at Hewitt-Trussville High School in Trussville, Ala. ... the 2013 Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Class 6A Cross Country champion (5k - 18:06.40) ... set a personal best in the 1,600 of 4:59.98 while winning the 2014 AHSAA Class 6A Indoor 1,600-meter title ... set a personal best in the 800 of 2:12.96 while winning the 2014 AHSAA Class 6A Indoor 800-meter title … the 2013 Birmingham Metro Cross Country Runner of the Year … helped lead Hewitt-Trussville to the 2013 Class 6A state team cross country title … owns state high school records in eight events (300 meters; 400; 500; 800; 1,600; 5,000; 10,000) … also plays soccer for BUSA elite club … began competing in track at age 14 … daughter of Rick and Kathy Lyle … born Jan. 21, 1996 in Birmingham, Ala.

     
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