April 3, 2010
DURHAM, N.C./GAINSVILLE, Fla. – The Coastal Carolina University women’s track and field team was in action Saturday, April 3, as the squad was split between the Florida Relays and the Duke Invitational.
Tenesia White was the top finisher for the Chanticleers at Duke, placing sixth overall in the discus and fourth out of the collegiate competitors with a personal-best throw of 135’4.40” (41.26m). Anjulia Nicholson also had a good showing in the discus, finishing 16th after throwing 110’8.34” (33.74m).
Also at Duke, Christian Johnson had a season-best 2:18.36 in the 800 meters while Peggy Busbee finished with a time 2:24.94.
At the Florida Relays, the 4x100-meter relay squad, consisting of Darriale Henley, Ikeiylah Brown, Santresa Jamison and Vondeeshia Humphries, finished 16th overall with a season-best and Big South Conference-leading time of 46.26.
After yesterday’s 200-meter time, Brown currently ranks 13th in the nation, qualifying her for the first and second rounds of the NCAA National Track and Field Championship.
In the 4x200-meter relay, the Chanticleers’ “A” team of Humphries, Brown, Henley and Jamison finished 16th with a time of 1:39.16.
Deborah Mattern placed 15th in the javelin after throwing 125’3.54” (38.19m). Teammates Caitlin Lupo and Bridget Garrity also participated in the event, throwing 123’3.92” (37.59m) and 117’9.38” (35.90m), respectively.
The Chanticleers are back in action April 9-10 at the Sea Ray Relays in Knoxville, Tenn.