Keitt Sets Season-best in the 1500
Twenty Chants qualified for Saturday's finals in seven different events.
Action gets underway at 1 p.m. on Thursday with the women's hammer throw.
2011 Outdoor Track & Field: Began the season at the CCU/Shamrock Invitational finishing the 1,500m with a time of 4:51.37...Completed the 3,000m in 10:24.53 at the Tiger Track Classic...Turned in a season best time of 11:11.40 in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the Duke Invitational...Ran an 18:41.97 in the 5,000m at the Big South Championships...Finished the season with the fifth best 3,000m steeplechase time in the Big South.
2011 Indoor Track & Field: Member of the Chanticleer distance medley relay team that finished fourth at the Big South Championship with a time of 12:37.20... Turned in season best times of 5:18.71 in the mile and 2:25.56 in the 800m at the Tiger Paw Invitational... Completed the 3,000m in 11:39.82 clip at the Virginia Tech Invitational to place 19th.
2010 Cross Country: Began the season at the Gamecock Open finishing in a time of 21:33.2... Placed 17th at the Coastal Carolina Invitational in 19:55.6... Was Coastal's top performer, finishing sixth with a time of 19:37.38 at the Will Wilson Citadel Invitational... Finished 23rd in a time of 18:43 at the Walt Disney World Classic... Competed at the Blue Ridge Mountain Open, finishing in 19:11.4... Placed 39th in the Big South Championships, crossing the line in 19:56.76... Rounded out the season at the 6K NCAA Southeast Regional in a time of 23:29.
2010 Outdoor Track & Field: Ran 1500m and 3000m steeplechase for the lady Chanticleers... Ran personal-best time of 4:59.21 at Duke Twilight in the 1500m... Finished second in the steeplechase with a time of 12:15.32 at Liberty Twilight... Scored points for the team in steeplechase at Big South Outdoor Championships... Competed in the 1500m at Duke Invite and Weems Baskin... Ran a time of 20:17.81 in the 5000m at Hokie Invite.
2009 Cross Country: Finished in 12th at the Coastal Carolina Invitational with the time of 20:29.84... Finished 44th overall at the Big South Championships.
High School: Member of the All-Area Track and Cross Country Team her freshman, sophomore and junior years.... Earned All-Conference in cross country after qualifying for States her sophomore and junior years... Named to the All-Conference team and the All-Area News Sun Team for track and cross country... Qualified at the regional and state level for both track and cross country.
Personal: Full Name: Jessica Christin-Sue Dennison... Daughter of Chris Dennison and Sue Petre... Majoring in exercise science.