Reggie Nelson will advance to the NCAA Championship in Eugene, Ore., from June 10-13.
Reggie Nelson will make his second consecutive trip to Eugene, Ore., to compete for the national championship.
Eleven student-athletes will compete for a chance to go to the NCAA Championships this weekend.
Coastal Carolina will be well represented at next weekend's NCAA opening round.
Teka Simpson and Letitia Saayman each defended their conference championships on Thursday.
**2014: Big South Indoor champion in triple jump, All-Big South in outdoor triple jump
**2013: Big South champion in triple jump
2014 Outdoor: Set a personal-best in the triple jump with a leap of 12.51m (41-0.50) to place sixth at the Penn Relays... Took first place in the triple jump at the Aggie Classic and was runner-up at the Big South Championships and Winthrop Invitational... Placed fourth in the long jump at the Big South Championships with a season-best mark of 5.54m (18-2.25)... Competed in the 100m at two events, posting a top time of 12.65.
2014 Indoor: Big South champion in triple jump with a personal-best mark of 12.44m (40-9.75)... Also took first place in the triple jump at the season-opening JDL Kick-off Classic, earning Big South Field Athlete of the Week honors, and was runner-up at the Hokie Invitational... Recorded three top-five finishes in the long jump, including fifth at the Bob Pollock Invitational with a personal best 5.71m (18-9.0).
2013 Outdoor: Won the bronze medal in the triple jump at the USATF Junior Championships ... Won the triple jump at the Big South Championships with a season-best leap of 40-11.0 ... Had four other top-three triple jump finishes, including a win at the Chanticleer Classic and a runner-up spot at the Bob Pollock Invitational ... Placed 10th in the event at the Tiger Track Classic at Auburn ... Competed in the long jump at six meets and notched three top-five finishes ... Had a season-best long jump mark of 18-10.5 at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Ran the 200 meters at the Tiger Track Classic, clocking a time of 26.35.
2013 Indoor: Competed in the triple jump in five meets, notching top-10 finishes in all of them ... Placed fourth in the Big South Championships and was runner-up at the George Mason Patriot Games ... Recorded a season-best mark of 39-0.5 to finish fifth at the Hilton Garden Invitational.
At Tuscarora HS: All-State honors in the triple and long jump ... Triple jump Regional Champion as a junior ... Three-time triple jump District Champion as a sophomore, junior and senior.