Joseph Keitt
Joseph  Keitt


Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Ridgeview HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 132


Cross Country Women Repeat as Champions, Men Finish Second at CCU Invitational

Junior Letitia Saayman broke the course record in the women's 5k with a time of 17:17.


Men's and Women's Cross Country Receive All-Academic Honors


Coastal Women Take Top Prize, Men Finish Third in Cross Country Opener

Letitia Saayman claimed the individual title for the women. Joseph Keitt finished in second for the men.


Men's Cross Country Receives All-Academic Team Honors

Coastal Carolina was the only Big South team that earned the academic honor.


Cross Country Competes at Southeast Regional

Emily Marchini and Evan Niciphor were top finishers for the Chants.


2012 CCU Invitational

Cross Country: 2012 CCU Invitational (Sept. 1, 2012)

Cross Country Honors
2014 - Big South Cross Country All-Conference Team
2013 - Big South Cross Country All-Conference Team
2012 - Big South Cross Country All-Conference Team

Cross Country Personal Records
5k - 15:29.68 (2013 Coastal Carolina Invitational)
8k - 25:15.99 (2013 Blue Ridge Open)
10k - 30:39.20 (2013 NCAA Southeast Regional)

2014 Cross Country: Earned all-conference honors for the third straight year with a ninth-place finish at the Big South Championships... Won the Coastal Carolina Invitational with a time of 15:39.15 and was named Big South Runner of the Week... Was team's top finisher in six of seven meets and took the runner-up spot overall at the Winthrop Invitational... Posted season-best 5K time of 25:29.79 at the Greater Louisville Classic... Clocked 32:49.50 10K time at the NCAA Southeast Regional and ran a 6,400m race in 21:27.13 at the Blue Ridge Invitational.

2014 Outdoor Track & Field: Won the 2000m Steeplechase at the Battle of the Beaches with a time of 6:06.50 ... Placed second in the mile at the Palmetto Invitational (4:29.38) and third at the Shamrock Invitational (4:15.30) ...Ran the 800m at the Chanticleer Classic in 1:56.16 to place third ... Posted a season-best time of 3:53.12 in the 1500 to finish eighth at the Tiger Track Classic hosted by Auburn ... Placed sixth in the 1500m at the Big South championship ... Placed third in the 3000m Steeplechase at the Virginia Challenge (9:08.70) and fifth at the Georgia Tech Invitational (9:08.13).

2013 Cross Country:
Was named Big South All-Conference for the second consecutive year ... Ran in all seven meets and led the Chanticleers in six: the Carolina Challenge, Coastal Carolina Invitational, Big South Preview, Paul Short Run, Big South Championship and NCAA Southeast Regional ... Placed second overall at the Carolina Challenge with a 5k time of 15:40 ... Led the Chants to a first-place team finish at the CCU Invitational, setting a 5k course record of 15:29.68 ... Crossed fifth overall at the Big South Preview ... Ran the 8k Paul Short Run in 25:56 ... Placed second for the Chants, 19th overall, at the Blue Ridge Open with an 8k personal best of 25:15.99 ... Finished seventh overall at the Big South Championship in 26:16 ... Led the Chants to their highest finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional since 2009, placing 54th overall with a 30:39 10k.

2013 Outdoor Track & Field: Finished seventh in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Big South championships ... Won the 3,000m steeplechase at the Georgia Tech Invitational in a personal best time of 9:14.18 ... Won the 2,000m steeplechase and 3,000m at the Battle of the Beaches ... Finished second in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Shamrock Invitational ... Recorded personal bests in the 800m (1:54.51), 1500m (3:59.73), 3000m (8:37.34) and 5000m (15:26.45) ... Ranks second in the 3,000m and third in the 3,000m steeplechase on the Coastal Carolina all-time performers list.

2012 Cross Country: Led the team in two events and finished second in the other four ... Finished third overall at the 5K CCU Invitational in 15:57 ... Led the team to finish 22nd overall in 25:42 at the 8K Big South Preview ... Ran the Charlotte Invitational in 26:20 ... Crossed second for the Chants in 25:51 at the Blue Ridge Mountain Open ... Set an 8K personal record of 25:19.15 to place tenth at the Big South Championship ... Finished second on the team at the Southeast Regional in 33:50 ... Received 2012 Big South All-Conference Team plaudits.

2012 Outdoor Track & Field: Finished the season with Coastal's top 3,000m steeplechase time ... Started the season with a fifth-place finish in the 3,000m with a time of 8:58.65 at the CCU Invitational ... Won the 1,500m at the Chanticleer Classic in a time of 4:02.47 ... Crossed the finish line in 15:31.58 to place 14th at the 2012 Big South Championship meet ... Posted a personal-best and Coastal Carolina season-best time of 9:18.53 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Duke Twilight ... Finished seventh in the 5,000m at the Weems Baskin Relays with a time of 16:00.79 ... Named to the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2011 Cross Country: Won his first collegiate event, the Gamecock Open, with a 5k time of 15:43.44 to help the Chanticleers capture the meet title ... Placed 19th with a time of 26:20 at the 8k Coastal Carolina Invitational/Big South Preview ... Ran the 8k in 27:52 at the Paul Short Run ... Placed 34th at the 2012 Big South Championship meet with an 8k personal-record time of 26:13 ... Crossed the finish line in 33:43.8 to record a 10k personal-best at the NCAA Southeast Regional.

At Ridgeview HS: Runner-up in the 3,200m and placed third in the 1,600m at the 2011 SCHSL AAAA State Championships... Section winner of the 2011 Emerging Elite Mile at the New Balance High School Outdoor National Championships in Greensboro, N.C.... Ran 15:39 for 5k cross country personal record at 2010 Footlocker South Championships... Runner-up at 2009 SCHSL Cross Country AAAA Championship as a junior, finished 11th as a senior and 10th as a sophomore.

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