Roanoke Breaks Three School Records at Keydet Invite

Roanoke Breaks Three School Records at Keydet Invite

The Basics

Meet:  Keydet Invitational
Location: VMI | Lexington, Va.


The Lead: Three school records fell as Roanoke Indoor Track & Field competed at the Keydet Invitational this weekend at VMI.


  • Lindsey Baxter broke the school record in the pole vault with 10' 4" / 3.15 m to start then broke her own record later in the with a 3.30 m / 10' 10".
  • Alexis Mattson broke the Roanoke record in the 1000 m with a 3:13.58. Mattson breaks Jessica Smith's record from 2007.
  • Quinn Harlan closed out Friday's competition by setting a school best in the 60 m with a time of 7.75. Harlan tops the record set by former National Champion Robin Yerkes who set the mark in 2008.
  • Tanner Burton clocked an 8.64 in the 60 m hurdles, earning 16th in a final that consisted entirely of division l teams.
  • Jayna Jean-Jules threw a career-best 13.55m 44' 5 3/4 in the women's weight throw.

Up Next: Roanoke will be back in action on next Friday and Saturday, Jan. 26-27 when it hosts the Finn Pincus Invitational.