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.