Letitia Saayman
Letitia Saayman


Pretoria, South Africa

High School:
Centurion HS



Cross Country Women Repeat as Champions, Men Finish Second at CCU Invitational

Junior Letitia Saayman broke the course record in the women's 5k with a time of 17:17.


Women's Cross Country Voted to Repeat as Big South Champs

The Chants begin their season hosting the CCU Invitational on Aug. 29 at The Hackler Golf Course.


SAAC Presents the 2013-14 Student-Athlete Excellence Awards

Kiana Quolas was named the Female Athlete of the Year, while Pedro Ribeiro and Lorenzo Taliaferro shared the Male Athlete of the Year award


Men's and Women's Cross Country Receive All-Academic Honors


Coastal Women Take Top Prize, Men Finish Third in Cross Country Opener

Letitia Saayman claimed the individual title for the women. Joseph Keitt finished in second for the men.

2012: Big South Outdoor Track & Field 10,000m champion; All-Big South in both 5,000m and 10,000m

2012 Outdoor Track & Field: Big South 10,000m champion ... Finished the season with Coastal's top 5,000m and 10,000m times ... Cruised to the finish line in the 10,000m at the Big South Championship with a time of 36:30.13 to claim her first career conference title ... Posted a season-best time of 4:39.31 to place seventh in the 1,500m at the Tiger Final Qualifier ... Ran the 3,000m in 10:07.83 to finish seventh at the prestigious Penn Relays ... Clocked a season-best time of 17:20.29 to win the 5,000m at the Shamrock Invitational ... Took the silver medal in the 5,000m at the Big South Championship with a time of 17:32.56.

2012 Indoor Track & Field: Finished the season with Coastal's top 3,000m and 5,000m times ... Posted a time of 5:16.69 in the mile at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Ran a season-best time of 10:09.40 to win the 3,000m at the Clemson Invitational ... Turned in a fourth-place finish in the 5,000m at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup with a season-best time of 17:20.31 ... Earned a bronze medal in the 5,000m at the Big South Championship with a time of 17:46.06.

At Centurion HS: Won the state championship in the 5000 meters in 2010... Won the region and Jakaranda Prestige conference championship in the 1500 meters and was conference champion in the 3000 meters during junior season... Finished first in the conference in the 1500 meters during freshman season... Set the Centurion High School record in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:51... Ran personal best times of 2:18 in the 800 meters, 10:12 in the 3000 meters and 17:51 in the 5000 meters... Competed in the World XC Championships from 2009-2011 finishing 80th, 39th and 51st respectfully ... Won the state championships in the 4k during freshman season and took second during sophomore season... Centurion High School won the region in cross country from 2007-2010.



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