Both the men’s and women’s team will return to action next weekend as they travel to the Buccaneer Invitational in Johnson City, Tenn.
The Chanticleers came up just short of their third and ninth championships, respectively.
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.
**2015: All-Big South in hammer throw
2015 Track & Field: Earned All-Big South honors in the hammer throw with a mark of 56.33m (184-09) and a second-place finish at the Big South Conference Championships … Won the event at the Battle of the Beaches and the Big South Challenge Cup with distances of 56.40m (185-00) and 54.998m (180-04), respectively … Turned in a season-best throw of 57.39m (188-03) and finished second at the Bill Carson Invitational … Good for the third-best throw in the Big South this season … Turned in the fifth-best shot put throw in the conference this season with mark of 15.14m (49-08.25) at the Bill Carson Invitational … Won the event at the Big South Challenge Cup (15.04m/49-04.25) and Battle of the Beaches (14.53m/47-08.00) … Turned in a season-best mark of 44.22m (145-01) in the discus at the Big South Conference Championships … Won the discus and swept the throwing events at the Battle of the Beaches with a mark of 42.11m (138-02) … Made the President’s List with a 4.0 GPA for the Spring 2015 semester … Member of the 2014-15 Big South Honor Roll.
2014 Track & Field: Recorded seven top-six finishes in the hammer throw, including a win at the Battle of the Beaches with a personal-best throw of 58.48m (191-10)... Also was runner-up in the event at the Palmetto Classic, third at the Chanticleer Classic, fourth at the Big South Championships and sixth at Auburn's Tiger Track Classic... Recorded a personal-best in the discus with a throw of 44.23m (145-01) in a runner-up finish in the Battle of the Beaches... Also finished second at the Chanticleer Classic... Won the shot put at the Chanticleer Classic with a season-best throw of 15.22m (49-11.25) and took first in the Battle of the Beaches.
2013 Track & Field: Did not compete... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Conference Presidential Honor Roll.
2012 Track & Field: Placed fourth in the shot put at the Big South Championships with a season-best throw of 51'11"... Won the shot put at the Chanticleer Classic... Ranked fourth the Big South in the shot put and sixth in the hammer throw... Finished seventh in the hammer throw at the Big South Championships and 12th in the discus with a season-best distance of 143'2"... Recorded six top-10 finishes in the hammer throw, including second at the Chanticleer Classic... Notched a season-best hammer throw of 174'2" at the Tiger Track Classic in Auburn, Ala.
High School: Competed at South Brunswick High School... State champion in the shot put during senior year... Threw a personal best mark of 54'4" (16.56 meters) in the shot put during senior year... Won the North Carolina Indoor State Championship in the shot put during senior season...Competed in the 2009 USATF Nationals placing second in the shot put, third in the hammer and fifth in the discus... Participated in the 2009 NC USATF Junior Olympic State Championships and was an Intermediate Boys State Champion in the shot put with a throw of 53'00" (16.15 meters), the discus with a 155"03" (47.32) and the hammer with a 166'08" (50.80 meters)... Named the 2009 Field Events MVP for 2A Waccamaw Conference and for South Brunswick High School... Set the record for the intermediate boys discus throw at the State Games of N.C. with a mark of 142'.05" (43.28 meters).