The women's cross country/track & field team captured the 2013-2014 Big South Conference Triple Crown
Nelson Finished Tied for 10th in the High Jump
Coastal's First Event Starts at 5 p.m. Thursday
Connie is a 33-Time Big South Coach of the Year
2013 NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifiers
**2014: NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier in 4x400 relay, Big South Championships Outstanding Field Performer, Big South Champion in long jump and 4x100 relay, All-Big South in indoor long jump and indoor and outdoor high jump
**2013: Honorable Mention NCAA All-American in both 4x100 and 4x400 relays, Big South Champion in high jump, 4x100 and 4x400 relays, All-Big South in indoor high jump.
2014 Outdoor: Member of 4x400 relay team that placed 16th at the NCAA East Preliminary Round meet... Named the Women's Outstanding Field Performer at the Big South Championships after winning the long jump with a distance of 5.67m (18-7.25) and tying her career-best of 1.65m (5-5) in the high jump to finish second in the event... Also earned All-Big South honors in the 200m with a third-place finish... Set a new career-best in the 100m of 11.97 at the CCU Invitational... Member of 4x100 relay team that won the Big South Championships... Posted a season-best 200m time of 24.15 at Auburn's Tiger Track Classic.
2014 Indoor: Earned All-Big South in both the high jump and long jump with runner-up finishes at the Big South Championships... Set a new personal-best of 1.67m (5-5.75) in the high jump at the Big South meet and equaled her career-best long jump distance... Placed fourth in the 200m at the Big South Championships with a personal-best time of 24.49.
2013 Outdoor: Member of the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams that qualified for the NCAA Championships, set school records in both events (44.48 in 4x100) and the Big South record in the 4x400 (3:34.09) ... In addition to winning Big South titles in both relay events, also took first place at the Big South Championships in the high jump ... Won both the high jump and long jump at the North Florida Invitational, posting a season-best mark of 5-6.75 in the high jump ... Season-best in the long jump was 18-10.50 to win at the Coastal Carolina Invitational ... Also part of winning teams in the 4x400 at the Penn Relays and 4x100 at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Personal bests of 12.22 in the 100 meters and 23.87 in the 200 meters.
2013 Indoor: Earned all-conference honors in the high jump after finishing third in the event at the Big South Championships ... Also placed fourth in the long jump and eighth in the 60-meter dash at the Big South meet ... Posted four second-place finishes in the high jump and had a season-best mark in the event of 5-5.0 ... Had personal-best mark of 18-1.50 in the long jump at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Other season-bests were 7.78 in the 60-meter dash and 25.13 in the 200 meters ... Part of the 4x400 relay team that was runner-up at Clemson's Orange & Purple Winter Classic.
At Clinton HS: As a senior posted the second highest mark in the high jump in the state at 5'6'' ... Was also the regional champion in the 100 meter, high jump and long jump ... As a junior posted the second highest high jump mark in the state at 5'4'' ... Was also the regional champion in the high jump ... As a sophomore finished second in the state in the high jump and third in the state in the 200 meters ... As a freshman was the regional champion in the 200 meters.