Connie is a 33-Time Big South Coach of the Year
4x400 Relay Team in Action at 9:20 p.m. Thursday
Chants Open Up Competition on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
2013 NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifiers
**2012: All-Big South in 400 meters. Big South champion in 4x100 and 4x400 relays.
2012 Outdoor: Earned All-Big South honors in the 400 meters with a third-place finish at the Big South Championships, running a season-best time of 56.13 ... Member of the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams that won each event at the Big South Championships ... Placed sixth in 200 meters at the Big South Championships and clocked a season-best time of 25.00 at the Tiger Track Classic in Auburn, Ala. ... Notched a season-best time of 12.31 in the 100 meters at the North Florida Invitational.
2012 Indoor: Placed fifth in the 200 meters at the Clemson Invitational ... Ran a season-best time of 25.18 in the 200 at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Member of the 4x400 relay team that won the Clemson Invitational and placed second at the Big South Championships ... Had a season-best time of 56.80 in the 400 meters at the Big South meet.
At Myrtle Beach HS: A member of the Myrtle Beach team that finished as regional champions during freshman and sophomore season... Finished third in South Carolina in the 800 meters during junior season... Recorded a school record in the 800 meters at Myrtle Beach High School with a time of 2:19.
Personal: Full name: Qwontajah Thompson... Daughter of Rochelle Ripley... Majoring in exercise science.