Coastal Women's Track and Field Wraps Up Final Day of Virginia Tech Invitational

Four top-10 finishes posted by the Chanticleers

Kierra Gabe

Kierra Gabe

Jan. 14, 2012

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Blacksburg, Va. - The Coastal Carolina Women's Track and Field team took part in the final day of the Virginia Tech Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 14.

Coastal ran well in the distance medley with a third-place showing. Letitia Saayman, Christian Johnson, Christina Davis and Sophie Perry completed the race in 12:15.7, setting a new school record. The previous school record was 12:18.91, which was set in 2004.

Kierra Gabe also helped lead the way for the Chanticleers posting a sixth-place finish in the high jump after clearing 1.60 meters (5-03.00).

Also posting a sixth-place finish was the 4-x-400 meter relay team of Santresa Jamison, Sharmaine Barnes, Erica Peake and Qwontajah Thompson, who completed the race in 3:52.51.

In the women's shot put Shantelle Patterson recorded a throw of 12.60 meters (41-04.25) to take eighth place, while Naomi Atkins finished 12th with a mark of 12.02 meters (39-05.25).

Erica Peake placed 17th overall in the long jump with a mark of 5.34 meters (17-06.25) and Darriale Henley jumped 5.33 meters (17-06.00) to take 18th.

The Chanticleers will compete at the Clemson Invitational in Clemson, S.C., on Friday, Jan. 27 through Saturday, Jan. 28.



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