Teka Simpson and Letitia Saayman each defended their conference championships on Thursday.
The men's and women's programs look to earn their third and ninth championships, respectively.
60m – 9.12
300m – 42.02
400m – 59.00 (Outdoor), 1:00.13 (Indoor)
500m – 1:19.07
100m Hurdles – 14.70
400m Hurdles – 1:00.29
4x400 Relay – 3:43.97 (Outdoor), 3:50.58 (Indoor)
Distance Medley – 12:34.90
Heptathlon – 3,840 points
Pentathlon – 2,988 points
2017 Outdoor: Appeared in seven meets competing in three events … Finished second at the Seahawk Invitational in the 400m with 59.00 … Had season best time in the 400m hurdles at Tom Jones Memorial with 1:00.69 … Part of 4x400 relay team to run 3:43.97 at 49er Classic.
2017 Indoor: Appeared in three meets competing in four events … Season best in the 60m at the Hokie Invitational with 9.33 … Set personal best 42.02 in the 300m at Hokie Invitational … Member of sixth place 4x400 relay at Sun Belt Championships with 3:50.58 … Finished seventh with 12:34.90 in distance medley at Sun Belt Championships.
2016 Outdoor: Did not compete.
2015 Outdoor: Recorded personal records in both the 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles … Posted a time of 1:00.29 in the 400m hurdles at the Big South Conference Championships and finished third in the preliminaries … Her time was good for fifth-best in the conference this season and fourth-best in CCU history … Finished in the top-five in the event at three meets … Ran a personal-best time of 14.70 seconds in the 100m hurdles at the Bill Carson Invitational … Finished a season-best fourth at the Big South Challenge Cup … Was also a member of the 4x400 relay team that won the Auburn Tiger Track Classic and Big South Challenge Cup with times of 3:44.29 and 3:46.52, respectively.
2015 Indoor: Ran a season-best time of 9.12 seconds in the 60m hurdles at the Hilton Garden Invitational … Ran in both the 400m at the Hilton Garden Invitational and 500m at the Virginia Tech Invitational and recorded times of 1:00.13 and 1:19.07, respectively … Competed in the pentathlon at the Bob Pollock Invitational and tallied 2,396 points.
2014 Outdoor: Finished eighth in the heptathlon at the Big South Championships and posted a season-high of 3,840 points at the Shamrock Invitational... Was runner-up in the heptathlon 200m at the Big South Championship with a time of 25.70 ... Other season-bests were 2:34.50 (800m), 14.90 (100 hurdles), 1:02.54 (400 hurdles), 1.40m (high jump), 4.91, (long jump), 8.31m (shot put) and 20.59m (javelin).
2014 Indoor: Placed 10th in the pentathlon at the Big South Championships with 2,988 points, which included fourth-place finishes in the 60m hurdles and 800m with times of 9.24 and 2:28.42, respectively. Other season-bests were 4.75m (long jump), 1.42m (high jump), 7.91m (shot put) and 1:19.32 (500m).
At Woodbridge HS: Earned all-American and all-state honors in the 100-meter hurdles in 2012 and in the 4x400 relay in 2013 ... State runner-up in the 100 hurdles as a junior and all-state in the 300-meter hurdles as a senior ... Personal bests of 14.86 in the 100 hurdles, 43.1 in the 300 hurdles and 1:01.29 in the 400 hurdles ... Helped lead Woodbridge to state championship in senior season and was team MVP in junior season.