March 19, 2010
Women's Track and Field Concludes Day Two of CCU/Shamrock Invitational March 19, 2010 CONWAY, S.C. - The Coastal Carolina University track and field team concluded day two of the CCU/Shamrock Invitational, which was the largest track meet on the east coast this weekend, with a record field of 38 universities and 1,280 athletes at Doug Shaw Stadium in Myrtle Beach.
Current volunteer assistant coach and former Coastal Carolina track and field All-American Amber Campbell started the day off with the "Amber Campbell Invitational Women's Hammer Throw," throwing 224' (68.27m) to win the event. Joining Campbell in the hammer throw was Brittany Connor who finished sixth and had a new personal best mark of 171' (52.13m) and Shantelle Patterson placed eighth with a throw of 161'8" (49.28m). Anjulia Nicholson and Tenasia White placed 18th and 20th in the hammer throw, respectively.
The Coastal relay teams had a good showing on Friday as the 4x200-meter relay team, consisting of Ikeiylah Brown, Vondeeshia Humphries, Santresa Jamison and Darriale Henley finished third with a time of 1:39.16. Also in the 4x200-meter relay, Samantha Keenan, Melekia Simpson, Thomasina Smith and Felicia Aiken crossed the finish line in 1:43.91 to place 14th overall.
The Chanticleers wrap up the CCU/Shamrock Invitational tomorrow, March 20 at Doug Shaw Stadium in Myrtle Beach with the first event slated to begin at 10 a.m.