Senior Letitia Saayman captures regional title and advances to NCAA Championships.
Letitia Saayman earned her second Big South title on Saturday.
The 2015 Big South Cross Country Championships will be held at Milliken Center in Spartanburg, S.C.
Coastal Carolina XCC Invitational 2015
Cross Country Personal Records
5k - 16:19 (2013 CCU Invitational)
8k - 26:58.07 (2013 Blue Ridge Open)
10k - 33:23.90 (2013 NCAA Southest Regional)
2014 Cross Country:Scored in all five meets, including four as the team's fourth finisher... Placed third among Coastal runners at the Big South Championships... Posted season-best 8K time of 27:50.40 at the Greater Louisville Classic... Clocked a 5K time of 17:04.97 to place 15th at the Coastal Carolina Invitational... Finished a 6,400m race at the Blue Ridge Invitational in a time of 23:09.03... President's List.
2014 Outdoor Track & Field: Finished second in the 5000m at the Winthrop Invitational with a time of 15:41.63 ... Placed fourth in the 3000m at Battle of the Beaches with a time of 9:15.19 ... Improved his 3000m time to 8:59.38 at the CCU/Shamrock Invitational ... Recorded a mile time of 4:36.60 at the Palmetto Classic to place sixth ... Completed the 10,000m in 33:06.11 at the Big South championship ... Was named to the 2013-14 Big South Presidential Honor Roll, President's List.
2013 Cross Country:Competed in all seven meets for the Chanticleers ... Finished fifth on the team, 22nd overall, as the Chants placed third at the Carolina Challenge ... Helped the Chants to a team title at the Coastal Carolina Invitational by placing ninth overall in 16:19 ... Finished in the top five for the Chants at the Big South Preview, completing the 8K course in 29:12 ... Crossed fifth for the Chants at the 8K Paul Short Run in 27:34 ... Ran an 8k personal record time of 26:58.07 at the Blue Ridge Open ... Placed fifth for the Chants, 42nd overall, at the Big South Championship ... Helped the Chants to their highest finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional since 2009, crossing third for Coastal with a 10k time of 33:23.90... Dean's List.
2011 Cross Country:Finished fifth for Coastal and 11th overall as the Chants won the Gamecock Open ... Posted an 8k personal best time of 27:49.9, finishing third for the Chants at the Blue Ridge Mountain Open ... Crossed the line in 36:43.7 for a 10k personal best at the NCAA Southeast Regional at Tom Sawyer Park.
At Carolina Forest HS: Finished sixth in 3,200m at 2011 SCHSL AAAA State Championship... Regional champion in 1,600m and 3,200m as a senior in 2011... Finished 17th at 2009 SCHSL Cross Country AAAA State Championship... Three-time qualifier for the SCHSL Cross Country State Championships... Won Coastal Carolina University High School Cross Country Invitational in 2010.