Kyla van Graan
Robert Castellani finished second in the men's javelin throw
Aynslee Van Graan set a new Coastal Carolina record in the women's 1500-meter race
Coastal's senior hurdles star earned this week's Big South honor
Desmond Wallace placed first in the men's 110-meter hurdles
Coastal women's track placed 2nd at Big South Championships.
Coastal Carolina participates in Saturday's action at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium.
**2015: All-Big South in 10,000m (outdoor)
**2014: All-Big South in indoor 3,000m and 5,000m and NCAA qualifier, All-Region, All-Big South and Big South All-Academic Team in cross country
2015 Outdoor: Earned All-Big South honors after finishing third in the 10,000m at the Big South Conference Championships with a personal-record time of 36:49.94 … It marked the third-fastest time in the conference this season and the fifth-fastest time in CCU history … Also clocked personal records in both the 1,500m with a time of 4:45.90 at the Bill Carson Invitational and 5,000m with a time of 17:07.59 at the Penn Relays … Her time of 17:07.59 was fourth in the Big South this season and seventh in CCU history … Wont the 5,000m at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic in a time of 17:10.95 … Member of the Big South All-Academic Team … Made the President’s List for the Spring 2015 semester … Member of the 2014-15 Big South Honor Roll.
2015 Indoor: Finished fourth in both the mile run and 3,000m at the Big South Conference Championships … Posted a personal-best mile time of 5:01.55 and finished fourth at the Hilton Garden Invitational … Also ran a season-best 3,000m time of 9:51.69 at the Hilton Garden Invitational.
2014 Cross Country: Qualified for the NCAA Championships and placed in the top half of the field with a 6K time of 21:23.5... Finished 10th in the Southeast Regional meet to earn All-Region honors with new personal-best 6K time of 20:35.70... Earned all-conference honors with a fifth-place finish at the Big South Championships and was named to Big South All-Academic Team... Placed in the top 10 in every regular-season meet, including a win at the Winthrop Invitational, second at the Coastal Carolina Invitational and fourth at the Big South Preview... Clocked personal-best 5K time of 17:14.46 while finishing eighth at the Greater Louisville Classic... Earned Big South Runner of the Week honors on Sept. 23 following victory at Winthrop... President's List.2014 Outdoor: Runner-up in the mile run at the Shamrock Invitational with a time of 4:58.64... Member of 2013-14 Big South Presidential Honor Roll, President's List.
2014 Indoor: Broke the school record in the 5,000m with a time of 16:53.40 while finishing fifth at the Armory Invitational... Runner-up in both the 3,000m and 5,000m at the Big South Championships... Clocked personal-best 9:45.69 in the 3,000m at the Big South meet and placed seventh in the event at the Hokie Invitational.
2013 Cross Country: Was named the women's Big South Freshman of the Year and received all-conference honors ... Was named the Big South Runner of the Week in Sept. after winning the Coastal Carolina Invitational ... Ran in all seven meets as a freshman, leading the Chants in two and crossing second for Coastal in four others ... Placed third at the Carolina Challenge with a 5k time of 18:34 ... Won the 5k CCU Invitational, crossing the line in 17:55 ... Crossed second for the Chants, fifth overall, at the Big South Preview in 19:02 ... Finished second for the Chants at the Paul Short Run ... Was the eighth runner to cross at the Blue Ridge Open with a time of 18:19 ... Placed second at the Big South Championship with a 5k personal-record time of 17:53 ... Led the Chants at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a personal best 6k time of 21:23... President's List.
2013 Outdoor: Placed fourth in the 1,500 meters at the Chanticleer Classic with a season-best time of 4:51.53 ... Clocked 10:47.94 in the 3,000 meters and 18:47.74 in the 5,000 meters in only races in those events.
2013 Indoor: Had top-10 finishes in all four combined events in the 3,000 and 5,000 meters ... Placed sixth in the 5,000 meters at the Big South Championships and seventh in the 3,000 meters ... Season-bests of 10:10.45 in the 3,000 and 17:52.11 in the 5,000.
At Afrikoonse Hoer Meisieskool: Won the South Africa cross country championship in 2010 ... Competed in South Africa national track & field championships each from 2009-2012 and South Africa Youth Games in 2011 ... Member of South Africa national cross country team in 2012 ... Holds personal-best of 4:43 in the 1,500 meters.