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Chants cruise to Big South three-peat

Source: Coastal Carolina University Source: Coastal Carolina University
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – The Coastal Carolina women's track and field team captured their third straight Big South Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on Friday, February 27.

The Chanticleers recorded 196.5 points on their way to victory to record the program's second women's indoor three-peat, and eighth conference title overall with seven coming in the last 10 years.

Jessica Gelibert was named the Women's Most Outstanding Track Performer. She won both the 60-meter hurdles and the 400-meter run. Gelibert also teamed up with Camille Hurley, Christal Green, and Takeyra Jenkins-Dodd to give Coastal the 4x400-meter relay title.

Amirah Al-Bayyinah was named the Women's Most Outstanding Field Performer. She won the long jump and repeated as the triple jump champion.

List of all players who won awards:

Women's Most Outstanding Track Performer

Jessica Gelibert

Women's Most Outstanding Field Performer

Amirah Al-Bayyinah

Women's All Academic

Emma Kroger

All-Big South Conference

Jessica Gelibert, 400m champion, 60 hurdles champion, 4x400 relay champion

Amirah Al-Bayyinah, long jump champion, triple jump champion

Letitia Saayman, 5,000m champion, 3,000m second, distance medley relay second

Aynslee van Graan, mile run champion, 800m third

Teka Simpson, high jump champion, 200m second, 60m third, long jump third

Camille Hurley, 4x400 relay champion, 60 hurdles second, 400m third

Christal Green, 4x400 relay champion, 200m third

Courtney Lawson, triple jump second

Christina Davis, 60 hurdles third

Regina Peattie, distance medley relay second

Takeyra Jenkins-Dodd, 4x400 relay champion, distance medley relay second

LaChelsie Thomas, distance medley relay second

Both the men and women's track and field teams will be participating in the Myrtle Beach Track and Field Day.  The event benefits children ages six to twelve, and is being held Thursday March 19, 2015.  Registration will take place at 5:00pm, and at 5:30pm activities begin.  The location of the event is Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium 705 33rd Avenue N., Myrtle Beach SC.  More details for Myrtle Beach's Track and Field Day can be found here.

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