Coastal Women Look to Complete "Triple Crown"
Peake is Coastal's fifth Big South Track & Field Athlete of the Year
2012 Big South Outdoor Championships Day 1 (April 19)
**2011 NCAA EastPreliminary RoundQualifier for 4x100 relay... School record holder in the 4x100 relay with a time of 44.83.
2011 Outdoor: Competed in the NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifiers in the 200 meters recording a time of 24.07 to take 18th in the event... A member of the 4x100 meter relay team that set a new school record in the event with a time of 44.83, which was set at the North Florida Invitational... Won the 4x400 at the Big South Championship with a time of 3:48.13... Finished first in the Big South rankings in the 4x100, 4x400, second in the 200, third in the 100 and 400... Recorded a season best time in the 200 meters at the North Florida Invitational with a 23.89 to take third place... Won the 200 meters at the Coastal Carolina Invitational with a time of 24.99... Finished second in the 200 at the Big South Championship with a 24.20... Took first place in the 400 meters at the Chanticleer Classic with a time of 56.04... Came in second in the 100 at the Big South Championship following a time of 11.95... A member of the 4x200 that set a season best time in the event at the Penn Relays with a time of 1:38.91.
2011 Indoor: Named the Big South Indoor Track Athlete of the Week twice and was also selected at the Coastal Carolina Athlete of the Week...Finished in first place at the Big South Indoor Championship in the 200 after completing the race in 24.64 and took fourth place in the 60-meter dash posting a 7.60... Recorded a season best time of 24.51 in the 200 at the Virginia Tech Last Chance... Competed on the 4x400 meter relay team that placed third at the Virginia Tech Last Chance posting a season best time of 3:49.25... Participated in the long jump at the Tiger Paw Invitational where she took 11th place after jumping 17'9" (5.41 m).
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Outdoor 2010 (at South Carolina State): 4x100, 4x100 and 4x400 teams... Member of the 4x400 relay team that established a new South Carolina State record.
High School: Lettered all four years for varsity girls track... Named to the All-Region and All-State teams for the long jump as a freshman, sophomore, and senior... Was a part of the State Championship Track Team all four years... Was a State Champion in the long jump two years in a row... Was a State Champion Runner-up in the 100 and 200 as a junior and a State Champion as a senior... Named the South Carolina Association of Women Sports Player of the Year two years in a row... Named HSSR SCHSL 4A Athlete of the Year as a senior.
Personal: Full Name: Erica De'Vorah Peake...Daughter of Eric and Deborah Peake... Sister Kendra is a varsity cheerleader at South Carolina State University...At 14 years old was the AAU Junior Olympic National Champion in the long jump.