CCU

       

Teka Simpson
Teka  Simpson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clinton, S.C.

High School:
Clinton HS

Height:
5-5

Event:
Jumps/Sprints


05/16/2015

Men and Women Finish Second at Big South Championships

The Chanticleers came up just short of their third and ninth championships, respectively.

05/15/2015

Men and Women Eye Comeback in BSC Final Day

Reggie Nelson matched his personal-best and won back-to-back titles on Friday.

05/14/2015

Women in Second, Men Third at Big South Championships

Teka Simpson and Letitia Saayman each defended their conference championships on Thursday.

05/13/2015

Chanticleers Eye Big South Conference Titles

The men's and women's programs look to earn their third and ninth championships, respectively.

04/25/2015

Chanticleers Wrap Up Penn Relays with Two Top-Fives

Coastal Carolina will host the Chanticleer Classic on May 8.

05/14/2015

Big South Championships - Day One

Chanticleers compete for conference crown in High Point, N.C.

05/16/2013

2013 NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifiers

2013 NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifiers

**2015: Big South Champion in high jump (outdoor/indoor), long jump (outdoor) and 4x400 relay (outdoor), All-Big South in 200m (outdoor/indoor), 60m (indoor) and long jump (indoor)
**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.

2015 Outdoor: Earned All-Big South honors in four events including the 200m dash, high jump, long jump and 4x400 relay … Ran a season-best time of 24.36 seconds in the 200m dash at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic – good for the third-fastest time in the conference this season … Finished second in the event with a time of 24.39 seconds at the Big South Conference Championships … Took home the conference title in the high jump with a mark of 1.68m (5-06.00) – good for second-best in the Big South this season in her only appearance in the event … Also won the conference title in the long jump with a personal-best mark of 5.96m (19-06.75) … The mark was good for the best in the conference this season and the second-best in CCU history … Was a member of the 4x400 relay team that took home the Big South championship with a time of 3:38.65 … Was also a member of both 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams that ran season-best times of 45.52 seconds and 3:37.85 seconds.

2015 Indoor: Earned All-Big South honors by finishing first in the high jump, second in the 200m and third in both the 60m and long jump at the Big South Conference Championship … Posted four of the Chanticleers top-five 60m times on the season, including a personal-best 7.72-second clip at the Hilton Garden Invitational … Ran a 7.73-second race at the conference championships … Her personal-best indoor long jump of 5.75m (18-10.50) was good for best in the Big South this season and fourth-best in CCU history … Also her season-best 1.68m (5-06.00) mark in the high jump was the second-best in the Big South this season … Ran the Chants’ top-three 200m times, including a season-best clip of 24.66 seconds at the Samford Invitational.

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.