Chanticleers Wrap Up CCU/Shamrock Invitational
March 19, 2011Photo Gallery
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The Coastal Carolina University track & field teams concluded its second home meet of the season with a combined 15 top 10 finishes on the final day.
The Invitational, held at the City of Myrtle Beach's Doug Shaw Stadium, featured 38 teams and over 1,200 athletes from around the country.
The men's squad claimed three top ten finishes on the final day of the meet. Burton Jones placed third of the 35 competitor field in the triple jump with a leap of 14.68m (48-02.00) to earn Coastal's highest finish on the day.
Defending Big South Champion Jacques Watson placed fourth of 23 in the high jump as he cleared a height of 2.00m (6-06.75).
Kyle Kling ran a 4:03.54 clip in the 1,500 meter to place fourth of the 66 competitors who toed the line to start the race.
The women's team tallied 12 top 10 finishes as it was led by Kierra Gabe's first place finish in the long jump. Gabe leaped 5.27m (17-03.50). She also placed ninth in the triple jump with a distance of 11.55m (37-10.75).
Picking up second place finishes were Deborah Mattern in the javelin with a throw of 43.33m (142-02) and the 4x100 meter relay team of London Smalls, Darriale Henley, Ashley Davis and Erica Peake. The Chants also fielded two additional 4x100m relay teams with both finishing in the top 10 in the 21-team field.
Caitlin Lupo also turned in a top ten performance in the javelin as she finished third with a toss of 40.60m (133-02).
Shantelle Patterson, who finished fourth in the hammer throw on Friday, matched her performance with a fourth place finish in the shot put with a distance of 12.87m (42-02.75). Matching Paterson's fourth place finish was Christian Johnson in the 3,000 meters (10:05.36) and the Coastal Carolina `A' 4x400 meter relay team of Santresa Jamison, Erica Peake, Jerica Howard and Vondeeshia Humphries (3:49.95).
Anjulia Nicholson threw for 43.37m (142-03) in the discus to place sixth.
Rounding out the Chanticleers top ten finishers was Jessica Dennison in the 1,500 meter and Thomasina Smith in the long jump. Dennison crossed the finish line in 4:51.37 while Smith leaped for 4.74m (15-06.75) as both athletes finished ninth in their respective events.
Both the men's and women's teams will return to action on March 24-25 at the Asics Winthrop Invitational held in Rock hill, S.C.
Coastal Carolina Top Ten Finishes
Name - Event - Place - Time/Distance
Kyle Kling - 1,500m - 5 - 4:03.54
Jacques Watson - high jump - 4 - 2.00m
Burton Jones - triple jump - 3 - 14.68m
Jason Flanagan - javelin - 4 - 62.31m
Bryan Fill - javelin - 6 - 6-68m
Chris Tillotson - javelin - 10 - 54.04m
Raheen Frederick - long jump - 6 - 6.97m
Charlie Tidwell - hammer - 2 - 58.79m
Coastal Carolina `A' - 4x200m relay - 7 - 1:27.15
Name - Event - Place - Time/Distance
Emily Marchini - 10,000m - 2 - 37:55.57
Jamie Brusa - 10,000m - 3 - 38:03.69
Shantelle Patterson - hammer - 4 - 49.39m
Shantelle Patterson - shot put - 4 - 12.87m
Anjulia Nicholson - hammer - 5 - 43.66m
Anjulia Nicholson - discus - 6 - 43.37m
Mary Lawrence - pole vault - 5 - 3.55m
Kierra Gabe - high jump - 2 - 1.65m
Kierra Gabe - long jump - 1 - 5.27m
Kierra Gabe - triple jump - 9 - 4.74m
Kandisa Allicock - high jump - 1.65m
Coastal Carolina `A' - 4x100m relay - 45.81
Coastal Carolina `B' - 4x100m relay - 47.56
Coastal Carolina `C' - 4x100m relay - 49.16
Jessica Dennison - 1,500m - 9 - 4:51.37
Christian Johnson - 3,000m - 4 - 10:05.36
Coastal Carolina `A' - 4x400m relay - 4 - 3:49.95
Thomasina Smith - long jump - 9 - 4.74m
Deborah Mattern - javelin - 2 - 43.33m
Caitlin Lupo - javelin - 3 - 40.60m