Veronica Lyle
Veronica Lyle

Trussvile, Ala.

High School:

Cross Country/Distance


Cross Country Opens Season by Sweeping Samford

Of the Crimson Tide's 10 runners in Friday's opener, there were nine freshmen and one sophomore

2014 Cross Country
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 for 3K to open the season at the Samford Dual meet.

Personal Best
800 Meters - 2:12.96
1,600 Meters - 4:59.98
5k (Cross Country) - 18:06.40

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 cross country team 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.