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

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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.