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Men's Track and Field's Edelman Named Big South Athlete of the Week

Men's Track and Field's Edelman Named Big South Athlete of the Week

(Release courtesy of the Big South)

CHARLOTTE
, N.C.
– Coastal Carolina men's track and field senior Jake Edelman (Dryden, N.Y./Dryden) has been named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week, the League announced Wednesday, April 16.

Edleman won the hammer throw and the shot put at the Chanticleer Classic over the weekend.  He started the meet with a throw of 201’1” (61.30m) to take over second place all time in the Coastal Carolina record book in the event.  His toss currently ranks No. 7 in the East Region and is 25th in the nation.  In the shot put, Edleman stretched the tape to 50’ 4” (15.34m).

Coastal Carolina returns to action at the 2008 New Balance Big South Outdoor Track and Field Championships Thursday, April 17-Saturday, April 19. The meet will take place at Winthrop's Irwin Belk Track & Field Facility and begins at 2 p.m.