Letitia Saayman claimed the individual title for the women. Joseph Keitt finished in second for the men.
Emily Marchini and Evan Niciphor were top finishers for the Chants.
Letitia Saayman and Joseph Keitt named to Big South All-Conference Team
Women's 5K to begin at 10:30 a.m. | Men's 8k to begin at 11:30 a.m.
Lange, Larson, Dennison and Brengal all record personal bests
Cross Country: 2012 CCU Invitational (Sept. 1, 2012)
2012: Big South Cross Country All-Academic Team
2012: Big South Outdoor Track and Field All-Academic Team
Cross Country Personal Records
5K - 18:14 (2011 Coastal Carolina University Invitational)
6K - 22:16.32 (2012 NCAA Southeast Regional)
2012 Cross Country: Led the Chants in three of six events: the CCU Invitational, Big South Preview and NCAA Southeast Regional ... Won the 5K CCU Invitational with a time of 18:15 to receive honorable mention for the Big South Runner of the Week for Sept. 4, 2012 ... Led the team and finished 22nd overall with a 5K time of 18:50 at the Big South Preview ... Crossed second for the Chants at the Charlotte Invitational in 23:07 ... Finished second for the team with a time of 18:42 to help Coastal take sixth place at the Blue Ridge Mountain Open ... Ran an 18:29 5K to finish 13th overall and help the Chants win the runner-up trophy at the Big South Championship ... Turned in a 6K personal best time of 22:16.32 to lead Coastal at the NCAA Southeast Regional ... Named to the 2012 Big South Cross Country All-Academic Team.
2012 Outdoor Track & Field: Big South Outdoor Track and Field All-Academic Team honoree ... Ran a season-best 800m time of 2:18.63 at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Crossed the finish line eighth in the 1,500m at the Tiger Final Qualifier with a time of 4:39.61 ... Ran a season-best time of 17:53.39 to card a sixth-place finish in the 5,000m at the Tiger Final Qualifier ... Stopped the clock with a season-best time of 37:54.83 in the 10,000m at the Raleigh Relays ... Scored a 10th-place finish in the 10,000m at the Big South Championship with a time of 38:19.91 ... Named to the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
2012 Indoor Track & Field: Opened the season with a fourth-place finish in the 3,000m at the Clemson invitational with a time of 10:29.09 ... Turned in a season-best 3,000m time of 10:17.59 at the Tiger Paw Invitational to place sixth ... Finished the 5,000m at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup with a season-best time of 17:59.76 ... Crossed the 5,000m finish line in 18:04.76 to place eighth at the Big South Championship.
2011 Cross Country: Earned Big South Runner of the Week honors for the week ending Sept. 4 ... Won the season-opening Gamecock Open with a 5k time of 18:36.12 ... Placed fifth at the 5k Coastal Carolina Invitational/Big South Preview with a time of 18:14 ... Stopped the clock in 22:49 at the 6k Paul Short run ... Ran a 19:10.8 at the 5k Blue Mountain Open ... Recorded a personal-best 5k time of 18:27 to en route to a 13th-place finish at the Big South Championship ... Finished the 6k NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 22:42.9.
2011 Outdoor Track & Field: Turned in a time of 4:42.84 in the 1,500m at the Duke Twilight... Recorded a season-best 5,000m time of 17:38.58 at the Duke Invitational... Ran a 37:55.57 in her first career 10,000m race at the CCU/Shamrock Invitational... Finished the season ranked third in the 5,000m, fifth in the 10,000m and sixth in the 1,500m in the Big South Conference ... Named to the 2010-11 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
2011 Indoor Track & Field: Competed in the 3,000m and 5,000m placing in the top seven in each event throughout the season... Recorded season-best 3,000m time of 10:10.92 at the Tiger Paw Invitational... Turned in season-best effort of 18:00.13 in the 5,000m at the Big South Championships to place sixth.
2010 Cross Country: Placed eighth at the Coastal Carolina Invitational in a time of 19:10.4... Finished 15th with a time of 18:24 at the Walt Disney World Classic... Ran an 18:48.3 at the Blue Ridge Mountain Open... Was the top performer for Coastal at the Big South Championship, placing seventh in 18:31.88... Finished the season running a 22:28 6K at the NCAA Southeast Regional... Was a member of the 2010 All-Big South Conference Team.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Letter winner in both cross country and tack while attending Massapequa High School...Class AA County cross country champion while setting personal record 5k record of 18:20...Placed 24th at state cross country meet...All country performer in 3000m and 1500m during the indoor track season...All-County Champion in 3000m and 4x800m relay during junior year indoor track season...Class 3000m (10:17) outdoor county champion...helped lead the Chiefs to the schools first ever Class AAA County Outdoor Track Championship during junior year.
Personal: Full Name: Emily Jean Marchini...Daughter of Thomas and Diana Marchini.