Reggie Nelson matched his personal-best and won back-to-back titles on Friday.
The men's and women's programs look to earn their third and ninth championships, respectively.
17 Chanticleer student-athletes were recognized for their accomplishments on Tuesday.
More than 50 current and former student-athletes earned his or her degree this weekend.
The Chanticleers turned in a top-three finish at day one of the 121-year-old event.
Coastal Carolina participates in Saturday's action at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium.
**2014: All-Big South in cross country
**2013: All-Big South in cross country
**2012: All-Big South in cross country
2014 Cross Country: Earned all-conference honors for the third straight year with a ninth-place finish at the Big South Championships... Won the Coastal Carolina Invitational with a time of 15:39.15 and was named Big South Runner of the Week... Was team's top finisher in six of seven meets and took the runner-up spot overall at the Winthrop Invitational... Posted season-best 5K time of 25:29.79 at the Greater Louisville Classic... Clocked 32:49.50 10K time at the NCAA Southeast Regional and ran a 6,400m race in 21:27.13 at the Blue Ridge Invitational.
2014 Track & Field: Finished in the top eight in the 3,000m steeplechase in all five meets, including a third-place at the Virginia Challenge and fifth at both the Georgia Tech Invitational and Raleigh Relays... Placed eighth at the Penn Relays... Clocked a personal best 9:08:13 at Georgia Tech... Ran a personal-best 3:53.12 in the 1,500 to finish eighth at Auburn's Tiger Track Classic and placed sixth in the event at the Big South Championships... Also set a new personal best in the 5,000m of 14:55.16 to place second at the CCU Invitational... Won the 2,000m steeplechase at the Battle of the Beaches in a time of 6:06.50... Finished second and third in two mile run races, with a top time of 4:15.30 and clocked 9:12.27 in lone 3,000m race.
2013 Cross Country: Was named Big South All-Conference for the second consecutive year ... Ran in all seven meets and led the Chanticleers in six: the Carolina Challenge, Coastal Carolina Invitational, Big South Preview, Paul Short Run, Big South Championship and NCAA Southeast Regional ... Placed second overall at the Carolina Challenge with a 5k time of 15:40 ... Led the Chants to a first-place team finish at the CCU Invitational, setting a 5k course record of 15:29.68 ... Crossed fifth overall at the Big South Preview ... Ran the 8k Paul Short Run in 25:56 ... Placed second for the Chants, 19th overall, at the Blue Ridge Open with an 8k personal best of 25:15.99 ... Finished seventh overall at the Big South Championship in 26:16 ... Led the Chants to their highest finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional since 2009, placing 54th overall with a 30:39 10k.
2013 Track & Field: Finished seventh in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Big South Championships... Won the 3,000m steeplechase at the Georgia Tech Invitational in a personal best time of 9:14.18... Won the 2,000m steeplechase and 3,000m at the Battle of the Beaches... Finished second in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Shamrock Invitational... Recorded personal bests in the 800m (1:54.51), 1500m (3:59.73), 3000m (8:37.34) and 5000m (15:26.45)... Ranks second in the 3,000m and third in the 3,000m steeplechase on the Coastal Carolina all-time performers list.
2012 Cross Country: Led the team in two events and finished second in the other four... Finished third overall at the 5K CCU Invitational in 15:57... Led the team to finish 22nd overall in 25:42 at the 8K Big South Preview... Ran the Charlotte Invitational in 26:20... Crossed second for the Chants in 25:51 at the Blue Ridge Mountain Open... Set an 8K personal record of 25:19.15 to place tenth at the Big South Championship... Finished second on the team at the Southeast Regional in 33:50... Received 2012 Big South All-Conference Team plaudits.
2012 Track & Field: Finished the season with Coastal's top 3,000m steeplechase time... Started the season with a fifth-place finish in the 3,000m with a time of 8:58.65 at the CCU Invitational... Won the 1,500m at the Chanticleer Classic in a time of 4:02.47... Crossed the finish line in 15:31.58 to place 14th at the 2012 Big South Championship meet... Posted a personal-best and Coastal Carolina season-best time of 9:18.53 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Duke Twilight... Finished seventh in the 5,000m at the Weems Baskin Relays with a time of 16:00.79... Named to the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
2011 Cross Country: Won his first collegiate event, the Gamecock Open, with a 5k time of 15:43.44 to help the Chanticleers capture the meet title... Placed 19th with a time of 26:20 at the 8k Coastal Carolina Invitational/Big South Preview... Ran the 8k in 27:52 at the Paul Short Run... Placed 34th at the 2012 Big South Championship meet with an 8k personal-record time of 26:13... Crossed the finish line in 33:43.8 to record a 10k personal-best at the NCAA Southeast Regional.
High School: Runner-up in the 3,200m and placed third in the 1,600m at the 2011 SCHSL AAAA State Championships at Ridgeview High School... Section winner of the 2011 Emerging Elite Mile at the New Balance High School Outdoor National Championships in Greensboro, N.C.... Ran 15:39 for 5k cross country personal record at 2010 Footlocker South Championships... Runner-up at 2009 SCHSL Cross Country AAAA Championship as a junior, finished 11th as a senior and 10th as a sophomore.