Aalayah Faulcon
Aalayah Faulcon

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Durham, N.C.

High School:
Southern

Position:
Sprints


01/20/2013

Pirates Enjoy Record-Setting Weekend at Virginia Tech

Five school records are rewritten, while ECU wins six events

2012-13 Track & Field: Competed in the Indoor 300-meter dash, 400-meter dash and the 4x400-meter relays...Ran the 300-meter dash in 40.23 at the Virginia Tech Invitational to place sixth...Finished eighth in the 400-meter dash at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a season-best time of 57.39...Was part of a 4x400-meter relay squad that placed fifth at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a time of 3:45.47.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Southern Durham High School in track and field...Placed second at high school state championships and sixth at high school nationals as a senior en route to being named team MVP for the fourth straight year...Finished third in the 400-meter dash at state championships in her junior season...In her sophomore season, placed fourth at state championships in the 400-meter dash and earned an All-America selection...Earned a fourth-place finish at the outdoor state championships as a freshman after finishing eighth in the indoor state championships...Holds the school record in the 400-meter dash and the 500-meter dash...Two-year Honor Roll member.

Personal: Born Aalayah Faulcon on June 7, 1994 in Halifax, N.C...Daughter of Trudy Faulcon...Has two siblings, Miykael, 20, and Tyler, 7...Majoring in business.