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Men's Track & Field/Cross Country Welcomes 10 in 2013 Recruiting Class

The 2013 recruiting class included a pair of standout cross country athletes and five former state champions.

       

Head coach Jeff Jacobs

Head coach Jeff Jacobs

Aug. 6, 2013

CONWAY - The Coastal Carolina men’s track and field team has added 10 new members for the 2013-14 season, announced men’s cross country/track and field head coach Jeff Jacobs. The class includes five former state champions along with Dan and Jake Riff, whose signing was previously announced during the early signing period in February.

“I am very pleased to announce our final recruiting class for 2013-14 season,” said Jacobs. “We have some very talented student-athletes joining our program this year, five of which have won high school state individual championships. We have really added a great amount of depth to our team in the jumps and hurdles.”

David Clowney
Stroudsburg Pa./Stroudsburg HS
Events: Jumps
Personal Bests: Triple Jump – 46-08, High Jump – 6-02, Long Jump – 21-03.25
Career Highlights:
● 2013 PIAA AAA State Championships third-place, triple jump with a personal best 46-8
● 2013 District 11 AAA Champion, triple jump
● 2013 Mountain Valley Conference Champion, triple jump

Jerome Coaxum
Mt. Pleasant, S.C./Wando HS
Events: Hurdles
Personal Bests: 400mIH - 54.63, 110mHH - 15.28
Career Highlights:
● 2013 AAAA South Carolina State Champion, 400IH
● 2013 AAAA South Carolina State Championships sixth-place, 110mHH
● 2013 AAAA South Carolina State Championships seventh-place, 4x400m relay
● 2013 Region 7-AAAA Champion, 110mHH and 400mIH
● 2013 Charleston County Champion, 110mHH and 400mIH

Alex Corrado
Wallkill, N.Y./ Wallkill HS
Event:
High Jump
Personal Best:
High Jump – 6-04
Career Highlights:

● 2012 Mid-Hudson Athletic League Champion, high jump
● 2012 Section 9 Outdoor Championships second-place, high jump
● 2012 Section 9 Indoor Championships fourth-place, high jump

Ishmael Kamara
Lusby, Md./Patuxent HS
Events: Jumps
Personal Bests: Triple Jump – 49-04, 100m - 11.02
Career Highlights:
● 2013 Maryland AA State Champion, triple jump (49-01)
● 2013 Top ranked high school triple jumper in Maryland with a distance of 49-04
● 2013 AA South Regional Champion, triple jump
● 2013 Southern Maryland Athletic Conference Champion, triple jump

Derrick Kinloch
Charleston, S.C./West Ashley HS
Events: Jumps
Personal Bests: Triple Jump – 47-05.5, High Jump – 6-02
Career Highlights:
● 2013 SC AAAA State Champion, triple jump
● 2013 New Balance Outdoor Nationals 10th-place, triple jump
● 2013 Region 7-AAAA Champion, triple jump
● 2013 Charleston County Champion, triple jump
● 2013 Charleston County runner-up, high jump

Kevondre Hunt
Warner Robins, Ga./Northside HS
Events: Hurdles, Jumps
Personal Bests: 300mIH - 38.19, 110mHH - 14.83, Triple Jump – 46-05
Career Highlights:
● 2013 Georgia Olympics AAAAA State Champion, 300mIH with a personal best 38.19
● 2013 Georgia Olympics AAAAA State Champion, 110mHH
● 2013 Region 2-AAAAA Champion, 300mIH and 110mHH
● 2013 Region 2-AAAAA runner-up, triple jump
● 2013 Houston County Champion, 300mIH

Deandre Pressley
Stephen, S.C./Timberland HS
Events: Sprints
Personal Bests: 100m - 10.94, 200m - 21.34
Career Highlights:
● 2013 Region 7-AA Champion, 100m
● 2012 Region 7-AA runner-up, 100m and 200m

Dan Riff
Princeton Junction, N.J./West Windsor Plainsboro South HS
Events: Cross Country/Distance
Personal Bests: 1,600m - 4:10.28, 3,200m - 9:16.55, 5,000m - 15:06.47
Career Highlights:
● 2013 Mercer County Indoor Champion, 3,200m
● 2013 Mercer County Indoor runner-up, 1,600m
● 2012 All-county and all-state in cross country
● 2012 county, section and state cross country champion
● 2012 N.J. Meet of Champions ninth-place, 5,000m

Jake Riff
Princeton Junction, N.J./West Windsor Plainsboro South HS
Events: Cross Country/Distance
Personal Bests: 1,600m - 4:13.91, 3,200m - 9:11.87, 5,000m - 15:12.03
Career Highlights:
● 2013 Mercer County Indoor Champion, 1,600m
● 2013 Mercer County Indoor runner-up, 3,200m
● 2012 Mercer County Cross Country Champion, 5,000m
● 2012 All-county and all-state in cross country
● 2012 county, section and state cross country champion
● 2012 N.J. Meet of Champions fourth-place, 5,000m

Nick Seabright
Boonsboro Md./Boonsboro HS
Events: Decathlon
Personal Bests: 110mHH - 15.13, 300mIH - 40.87, High Jump – 6-00, Pole Vault – 13-00
Career Highlights:
● 2013 Maryland State “A” Champion, 110mHH and 300mIH
● 2013 Maryland State “A” runner-up, pole vault
● 2013 Washington County Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year
● 2013 “A” West Region Champion, 110mHH, 300mIH and pole vault
● 2013 Washington County Champion, 300mIH
● 2013 Washington County second-place, 110mHH
● 2013 Washington County third-place, pole vault