CCU track teams cited for 1-2 finishes at Big South

ccutrack-trophiesThe Coastal Carolina women’s and men’s track & field teams were honored Tuesday after returning home from the 2014 Big South Conference Championships with respective first-place and runner-up showings.

The Lady Chanticleers clinched the title on Saturday but the Championship was not officially decided till Monday afternoon due to weather delays. The outdoor championship for the women completes the “Triple Crown” for the 2013-14 season. The “Triple Crown” represents a championship in cross country, indoor track & field and outdoor track & field. The title is also the 28th championship the Coastal Carolina women’s cross country and track & field program has won in 28 years of existence. The outdoor championship is the eighth for the women and fifth out of the last seven years.

The men finished second as Reggie Nelson won the high jump Monday afternoon to help close the gap with first-place Liberty. Nelson and Derrick Kinloch, Jr. brought home the final points of the event for the Chants. Nelson won the high jump with a height of 2.14m (7-00.25) which is just over seven feet. Kinloch, Jr. finished sixth with a leap of 1.95m (6-04.75).

The women won with a total of 216 points. Liberty finished second with 176.5 points and High Point finished third at 92 points. The men’s championship was won by Liberty with 225.5 points. Coastal finished second with 171 points while High Point finished third with 128 points.

Reggie Nelson was named the Big South Men’s Outstanding Field Performer of Year. Nelson finished first in the high jump and third in the long jump at the championships. Teka Simpson was elected the Big South Women’s Outstanding Field Performer of the Year. Simpson won the long jump and finished second in the high jump.

Director of Cross Country/Track & Field Alan Connie was named Women’s Coach of the Year by the Big South Conference.

Seniors Emily Marchini and Cameron Griggs were named to the Women’s and Men’s All-Academic Teams, respectively.

In all, Coastal’ s women captured 24 All-Conference awards, won Field Performer of the Year and Coach of the Year and won six events at the 2014 Big South Conference Championships. The men captured 22 All-Conference awards, won Field Performer of the Year and won five events.

2014 Big South All-Conference Performers (Women)
Sharmaine Barnes – 4x400mR, third
Imani Boatwright – 4x400mR, third
Ashley Davis – 100mH, second
Ruby Durham – 4x100mR, champion
Leah Fair – 4x400mR, third
Jessica Gelibert – 400mH, champion; 100mH, third
Christal Green – 400m, champion
Jalacy Green – shot put, second
Tiffani Kuhn – javelin, third
Emily Marchini – 800m, third; 1500m, third
Kelila Naules – 4x100mR, champion
Shelby Nicosia – 3,000m Steeplechase, champion
Letitia Saayman – 10,000m, champion; 5,000m, second
Teka Simpson – Long Jump, champion; 4x100mR, champion; high jump, second; 200m, third
Kaila Smith – 4x400mR, third
Symphony Thompson – 4x100mR, champion; 100m, third
Otessa Velasquez – javelin, second

2014 Big South All-Conference Performers (Men)
JaDarrell Barnette – triple jump, third
Stevie Brunson – 4x100mR, champion; 400m, second; 4x400mR, second
Steve Carr – 4x400mR, second; 400m, third
Jackson Corcoran – javelin, champion
Carrington Fernandors – 100mH, third
Corey Hackett-Greene – 4x400mR, second
Alexander Hass – 400m, champion; 4x100mR, champion; 200m, third
Kevondre’ Hunt – 100mH, second; 400mH, third
Ronnie Jackson – 4x100mR. champion
Ishmael Kamara – triple jump, champion
Russel Kanner – 400mH, second
Derrick Kinloch, Jr. – triple jump, second
DeAndra Lipscomb – 4x100mR, champion
Reggie Nelson – High Jump, champion; Long Jump, third
Deion Wellington – 4x400mR, second

Men’s All-Academic Team
Eric Baldwin, Campbell
Cameron Griggs, Coastal Carolina
Carson Sears, Gardner-Webb
Austin Miller, High Point
Jacob DeValve, Liberty
Syler Winchester, UNC Asheville
Cabell Willis, VMI
Carlo Raiteri, Winthrop

Men’s Outstanding Track Performer of the Year
Josh MacDonald, Liberty

Men’s Outstanding Field Performer of the Year
Reggie Nelson, Coastal Carolina

Men’s Freshman of the Year
Fabian Jarrett, Campbell

Men’s Coach of the Year
Brant Tolsma, Liberty

Women’s All-Academic Team
Chelsey Bush, Campbell
Laquestis Scott, Charleston Southern
Emily Marchini, Coastal Carolina
Meredith Byl, Gardner-Webb
Christine Rickert, High point
Jacy Christiansen, Liberty
Teresa Williamson, Radford
Corey McClintock, UNC Asheville
Hannah Dickinson, VMI
Jeanne Stroud, Winthrop

Women’s Outstanding Track Performer of the Year
Anna Scott, Campbell

Women’s Outstanding Field Performer of the Year
Teka Simpson, Coastal Carolina

Women’s Freshman of the Year
Anna Scott, Campbell

Women’s Coach of the Year
Alan Connie, Coastal Carolina

Photo courtesy of CCU Athletics

Infamous red Jeep back in national spotlight at CMS

Infamous red Jeep back in national spotlight at CMSJust when you thought it was safe to go back [more]

Coast FA holds free soccer ball giveaway

Coast FA holds free soccer ball giveawayYou've heard of taking a free kick in soccer, but [more]

Panthers take region title, four local teams advance

Panthers take region title, four local teams advanceThe Carolina Forest girls golf team captured the Region 6-5A [more]

NMB nips rival MB by one stroke to win region crown

NMB nips rival MB by one stroke to win region crownMonday's Region 6-4A girls golf tournament came down to a [more]

Record crowd sees Chants fall short to Georgia State

Record crowd sees Chants fall short to Georgia StateCoastal Carolina football held the Georgia State Panthers scoreless in [more]

Region 6-5A: Tigers top Braves; Panthers rip SF

Region 6-5A: Tigers top Braves; Panthers rip SFConway appeared to find its identity last week, pummeling West [more]

Region 6-4A: Chiefs suffer first defeat; MB dominates

Region 6-4A: Chiefs suffer first defeat; MB dominatesZayshaun Rice faked a pop pass to a receiver streaking [more]

Thursday Wrapup: MB golf, CF volleyball edge rivals

Thursday Wrapup: MB golf, CF volleyball edge rivalsThe Carolina Forest volleyball team's quest to complete an undefeated [more]

Seahawks QB Doty finalist for elite title of Mr. Football

Seahawks QB Doty finalist for elite title of Mr. Football Luke Doty is already considered one of the best quarterbacks [more]

Tuesday Roundup: NMB, CF sweep on Senior Night

Tuesday Roundup: NMB, CF sweep on Senior NightThe North Myrtle Beach volleyball team celebrated its Senior Night [more]

Edwards making his mark in Gamecock record book

Edwards making his mark in Gamecock record bookBefore Bryan Edwards was breaking records at South Carolina. Before [more]

BUFC, Coast teams prevail at Great Carolina Shootout

BUFC, Coast teams prevail at Great Carolina ShootoutThe Beach United Football Club crowned a pair of champions [more]

Region 6-5A: Tigers light up Knights; Panthers roll

Region 6-5A: Tigers light up Knights; Panthers rollConway returned to its roots Friday night and used a [more]

Region 6-4A: Seahawks, Chiefs dominate debuts

Region 6-4A: Seahawks, Chiefs dominate debutsMany high school quarterbacks would consider what Luke Doty has [more]

Chiefs using top tourneys to prep for 4A title defense

Chiefs using top tourneys to prep for 4A title defenseThe defending Class 4A state champion North Myrtle Beach volleyball [more]

Thursday Roundup: Region hot streak continues for CF

Thursday Roundup: Region hot streak continues for CFThe Carolina Forest volleyball team, unbeaten in Region 6-5A play, [more]

Carolina Forest swim team sweeps region meet titles

Carolina Forest swim team sweeps region meet titlesCarolina Forest High School's boys and girls swim teams bested [more]

Monday Roundup: Gray, NMB see close seconds

Monday Roundup: Gray, NMB see close secondsFor the second straight week the North Myrtle Beach volleyball [more]

Mountaineers manhandle Chants in Sun Belt opener

Mountaineers manhandle Chants in Sun Belt openerThe Coastal Carolina football team suffered a 56-37 loss at [more]

Week 5: Braves end skid; MB wins ugly Victory Bell

Week 5: Braves end skid; MB wins ugly Victory BellHow do you know when you have a pretty good [more]

Carolina Forest swimmers sweep in regional tuneup

Carolina Forest swimmers sweep in regional tuneupWith the SCHSL regional meets less than one week away, [more]

Thursday Roundup: CF, NMB volleyball stay hot

Thursday Roundup: CF, NMB volleyball stay hotThe Carolina Forest volleyball team capped a hectic week with [more]

Coastal soccer's Docking reaches 300-win milestone

Coastal soccer's Docking reaches 300-win milestoneIn 1997, the Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team was 4-2 [more]

Despite loss, Panthers run into top 10 of 5A rankings

Despite loss, Panthers run into top 10 of 5A rankingsCarolina Forest, welcome to the party. The Panthers’ football team, for [more]

Tuesday Roundup: Big day for bounce-back wins

Tuesday Roundup: Big day for bounce-back winsThe St. James girls golf team evened the score with [more]

Infamous red Jeep back in national spotlight at CMS

Infamous red Jeep back in national spotlight at CMSJust when you thought it was safe to go back [more]

Coast FA holds free soccer ball giveaway

Coast FA holds free soccer ball giveawayYou've heard of taking a free kick in soccer, but [more]

Comments are closed.

© 2019 Grand Strand Sports Report · RSS
Myrtle Beach Web Design
Kayaking in Myrtle Beach