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Women's Indoor Track and Field's Brown Earns Big South Weekly Honors

Ikeiylah Brown opens up the season with Big South Athlete of the Week honors.

Ikeiylah Brown earns her first Big South weekly honor of the season.

Ikeiylah Brown earns her first Big South weekly honor of the season.

Jan. 21, 2010

 

CONWAY, S.C. – Coastal Carolina University track and field senior Ikeiylah Brown has been named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, the league announced today. 

The Hilton Head, S.C. native crossed the finish line in 7.55 in the 60-meter dash to finish eighth and tie for the top spot overall in the Big South at the Virginia Tech Invitational. She also helped the 4x400-meter relay team to a seventh-place finish after a 54.8 third leg led to a team time of 3:49.87. The relay mark currently ranks No. 1 in the Big South.

Brown and the Chanticleers are back in action at the Texas Roadhouse Carolina Classic on Jan. 28-29 in Chapel Hill, N.C.