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Women's Track and Field Concludes Joe Hilton Carolina Fast Times Invitational

The Chanticleers finished the day with 10 top-10 finishes.

Brittany Connor won the discus at the Joe Hilton Carolina Fast Times Invitational.

Brittany Connor won the discus at the Joe Hilton Carolina Fast Times Invitational.

April 10, 2010

Complete Results

 

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Coastal Carolina University’s women’s track and field team participated in the Joe Hilton Carolina Fast Times Invitational April 10, in Chapel Hill, N.C., picking up 10 top-10 finishes.

In the final event of the night, Coastal took 1-2-3 in the discus as Connor won the event with a 138’2.66” (42.13m) throw. Tenasia White took second while Anjulia Nicholson placed third with 133’3.21” (40.62m) and 125’ (38.10m), respectively.

Deborah Mattern led the javelin throwers with a second place finish and a 135’10” (39.87m) mark. Caitlin Lupo finished right behind in third after throwing 130’7” (39.80m) while Bridget Garrity came in seventh with a 110’5” (33.67m) mark.

In the shot put, Brittany Connor finished third overall with a 41’7” (12.82m) throw.

In the track events, Samantha Keenan placed eighth in the 400 meters with a time of 58.71 and Jerica Howard crossed the line at 59.17 to finish ninth.

Melissa Arango earned a top-10 finish in the 100-meter hurdles, placing sixth with a time of 14.68.

Shelby Donahue had a good showing in the 1,500 meter with a season-best time of 4:44.03, which puts her in fourth place in the Big South top-10 rankings.

The Chanticleers will be back in action at the Big South Outdoor Championship April 15-17 at Charleston Southern. Coastal is looking to win its third consecutive Big South Championship after winning five titles in the last six years.