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Chanticleers complete day two of 2022 Sun Belt Outdoor Athletics Championships

LAFAYETTE, La. – The Coastal Carolina men’s and women’s track and field teams returned to action for day two of the 2022 Sun Belt Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Friday in Lafayette, Louisiana.

WOMEN (7th out of 10 – 17 points)

Nikki Boon took part in the last three phases of the heptathlon – long jump, javelin and 800 meters – and placed in the top three in each of them. She earned two third places in the long jump (5.41m) and 800 meters (2:23.58, a NEW personal best) while taking second place in the javelin (39.59m). As a result, Boon earned a third-place finish overall in the heptathlon with 5,061 points. The 5,061 points are the highest by a Chanticleer in the heptathlon in program history.

In the women’s long jump event, Kayla Ulmer set a new personal best of 5.08 meters, while Camryn Lorick finished seventh in the high jump at 1.65m.

Shani’a Bellamy and Alexis Glasco qualified for the 100m hurdles final on Saturday. Bellamy finished third in the preliminaries on Friday with a new personal best of 13.59, which is the third fastest time in CCU history. Bellamy was trailed by Glasco in fourth at 13.65. Sydney Clemens also finished eighth with his time of 14.01 in the preliminaries.

Melissa Jefferson, Kayla Sweeney, and Bellamy each qualified for the 100-meter final. Jefferson took first place with a time of 11.37, while Sweeney was third (11.71) and Bellamy eighth (11.85) in the preliminaries. Glasco also set a new personal best at the event with a time of 11.94.

Three other songs in Jermaisha Arnold, Mekenze Kelleyand Amaryah White all advanced to the 400-meter final on Saturday. Arnold qualified first overall (53.38), followed by Kelley second (53.73) and White seventh (55.52). Amilia Wise-Sweatshirt also qualified for the 800 meters final with a fourth place finish at 2:14.40.

MEN (9th out of 10 – 3 points)

Tyler Graves qualified for the 110-metre hurdles final on Saturday with a time of 14.02, which put him in fourth place. Jeremiah Talbert finished seventh in the 400-metre preliminaries with a time of 48.16, which propelled him to the final. Reggie Barlow also advanced to the 100m final with a sixth-place finish at 10.60, while Ty Floyd posted a new personal best of 10.69 in the sprint event.

Day three of the 2022 Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships begins tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. ET. Live scores and a video stream can be found on the Athletics/Cross Country Schedule page at www.GoCCUsports.com.

Women’s team results

1. Arkansas State – 98 points
2. Texas State – 47
3. Southern Alabama – 39.5
4. UT Arlington – 39
5. Louisiana – 34
6.ULM – 23
7. Coastal Carolina – 17
8. Troy – 15.5
9 Georgia State – 15
10. Application Status – 14

Results Women

Heptathlon Long jump
3. Nikki Boon – 5.41M

Heptathlon Javelin
2. Nikki Boon – 39.59M

Heptathlon 800 meters
3. Nikki Boon – 2:23.58 (PB)

Final classification of the heptathlon
3. Nikki Boon – 5,061 points

long jump
23. Keiran Martin – 5.36M
25. Kayla Ulmer – 5.08M (PB)
27. Kadasia Evans – 4.54M

Shot put
20. Alexis Estep – 12.66M
22. Lauralyn Clifford – 12.24M

big jump
7. Camryn Lorick – 1.65M
11. Kadasia Evans – 1.60M

100 meters hurdles (preliminary)
3. Shani’a Bellamy – 13.59 (PB) (Q)
4. Alexis Glasco – 13.65 (Q)
8. Sydney Clemens – 14.01

400 meters (Preliminaries)
1. Jermaisha Arnold – 53.38 (Q)
2. Mekenze Kelley – 53.73 (Q)
7. Amaryah White – 55.52 (Q)
12. Amelie Canetto – 56.49 (PB)
24. Nya McGowan – 58.36

100 meters (preliminaries)
1. Melissa Jefferson – 11.37 (Q)
3. Kayla Sweeney – 11.71 (Q)
8. Shani’a Bellamy – 11.85 (Q)
13. Alexis Glasco – 11.94 (PB)
28. Zahria Jones – 12:28 p.m.

800 meters (Preliminaries)
4. Amilia Wise-Sweatshirt – 2:14.40 (Q)

Men’s team results

1. Southern Alabama – 66 points
2. Arkansas State – 54
3. UT Arlington – 39
4. App Status – 29
5. Texas State – 28
6. Troy – 23
7. Louisiana – 18
8.ULM – 11
9. Coastal Carolina – 3
10. Small Rock – 2

Results Men

long jump
16. David Ejumeta – 5.23M

Shot put
18. Aaron Pierce – 13.09M
19. Stephen Kirkwood – 12.25M

110 meters hurdles (preliminary)
4. Tyler Graves – 14.02 (Q)
13. Jaquon Williams – 14.77
14. Braydon Bennet – 14.81

400 meters (Preliminaries)
7. Jeremiah Talbert – 48.16 (Q)
11. DeVonte Harris – 48.39
15. Robert Johnson – 48.97
29. DeShon Harris – 52.50

100 meters (preliminary)
6. Reggie Barlow – 10.60 (Q)
11. Ty Floyd – 10.69 (PB)
12. Garett Wilkins – 10:70 a.m.
15. David Ejumeta – 10.72

800 meters (Preliminaries)
21. Jack Benoit – 1:57.19
29. Thomas Duncan – 2:21.91

3000 meter obstacle course
13. Ethan Blackwelder – 10:00.73

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