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Men's Track and Field To Host Chanticleer Classic This Weekend

Men's Track and Field To Host Chanticleer Classic This Weekend

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CONWAY, S.C.- The Coastal Carolina’s men’s and women’s track and field teams will host their final home meet of the season, Chanticleer Classic, on Saturday Apr. 9.

The field events are set to begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday with the men’s hammer throw. The running events are to set to begin at noon with the 3,000m steeplechase. The meet is expect to conclude at 4:10 p.m. with the women’s 4x400 relay team

At the Charlotte Invitational two members of CCU’s track and field team captured individual titles as senior Terah Kipchiris (Kitale, Kenya/Saboti Secondary) and sophomore Eileen Wicker (Quinton, Va./New Kent) each won the 2,000m steeplechase. Freshman Christina Mohr (Ulmen, Germany/Geischwister-Scholl-Gymnasium) and sophomore Chasity Johnson (North Charleston, S.C./Fort Dorchester) both had second place finishes at Charlotte in the1,500m and long jump, respectively, for the women’s program.

For the men’s team, other standouts include distance runners junior Nelson Oliveria (Coimbra, Portugal/ Quinta das Flores) and sophmore Doug Currie (Sarnia, Ontario/Sarnia Northern). Oliveria placed second in the 1,500m with a team-season best 3:56.65, while Currie placed third in the same event with season-best 3:56.65.

Coastal Carolina’s track and field team will travel to Lexington, Va. to participate in the Big South Conference Outdoor Championships on the campus of the Virginia Military Institute, Apr. 14- 16.

Coastal Carolina Chanticleer Classic

Coastal Carolina University

Saturday April 9, 2005

FINAL TIME SCHEDULE

FIELD EVENTS WEIGH IN 8:00AM – 12:00 Noon

9:00 AM Hammer Men followed by Women

Javelin Women followed by Men

12:00 PM Discus Men followed by Women

Pole Vault # Men followed by Women

High Jump # Women

Long Jump # Men (east pit, closest to javelin field)

Long Jump # Women (west pit, closest to track)

2:00 PM Shot Put Men followed by Women

2:00 PM Triple Jump Men (east pit)

Triple Jump Women (west pit)

High Jump Men

TRACK EVENTS (MEN FOLLOWED BY WOMEN)

M/W # OF HEATS

1:00 PM 3000 meter steeplechase 1/0

1:15 PM 4x100 meter relay 1/1

1:25 PM 1500 meter 1/1

1:40 PM 110/100 meter hurdles 1/1

1:50 PM 400 meter 2/1

2:00 PM 100 meter 3/1

2:10 PM 800 meter 3/2

2:30 PM 400 meter hurdles 1/1

2:40 PM 200 meter 3/2

2:55 PM 3000 meter 1/1

3:25 PM 4x400 meter relay 1/1

# Please note the High Jump Apron, Pole Vault Runway, and the Long Jump Runways will be off limits for warm-ups until the Women’s Javelin is completed. If the Javelin is behind schedule the above events starting and warm-up times will be adjusted.