Zakiyah Amos leads the way on Day Two at Michael Johnson Invitational



Zakiyah Amos and Bria Barnes finish 1st and 2nd respectively in the women’s 400 meter dash at the Cyclone Invite on Jan 23. (Photo courtesy of Luke Lu/Iowa State Athletics)

Jordan Swanson

In day two of the of the Michael Johnson Invitational, Iowa State track and field’s Zakiyah Amos would perform strong in a variety of events to lead the Cyclones.

In the women’s 400-meter dash, Amos finished second in her first overall heat, posting a time of 55.80.

Then, in then the women’s 4×400 relay, the team made up of Amos, Bria Barnes, Erika Furbeck and Katarina Vlahovic would finish sixth overall with a time of 3:44.81.

In the women’s triple jump, Jalaiya Bartley would finish with one of the best performances of her Cyclone career.

Bartley would finish 10th overall, posting a jump of 12.25-meters. 

Finally, in the women’s 100-meter hurdles, sophomore Kaylyn Hall would finish 12th overall en route to finishing with a time of 13.78.