March 22, 2011
CONWAY - Kierra Gabe of the Coastal Carolina women's track & field team has been named the Coastal Carolina Athlete of the Week.
Gabe turned in three top ten finishes at the CCU/Shamrock Track & Field Invitational held on March 17-19 at the City of Myrtle Beach's Doug Shaw Stadium. She claimed the Chanticleers lone first place finish in the meet as she won the long jump with a leap of 5.27m (17-03.50). Additionally, Gabe finished second in the high jump with a cleared height of 1.65m (5-05.00) and ninth in the triple jump with a distance of 11.55m (37-10.75).
Gabe and the Chanticleers will travel to South Carolina to compete in the Weems Baskin Invitational on Friday and Saturday, March 25-26.