Coastal Carolina women’s outdoor track & field’s Melissa Jefferson made history once again on Friday night, as the junior was crowned the U.S. Champion in the women’s 100-meters at the 2022 Toyota USA Track Outdoor Championships, crossing the finish line first with an amazing time of 10.69 (+2.9) in the finals to earn the gold medal.
The Coastal Carolina women’s outdoor track & field team will have four runners return to Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, this week to compete at two separate USA Track & Field Outdoor Championship events from June 23-26.
One of the best fielding infielders in Coastal Carolina history, McDermott posted a .985 fielding percentage while primarily playing second base for the Chanticleers in 2022. He totaled 117 putouts and 152 fielding assists over 273 chances and committed just four errors all season long.
Coastal Carolina football had a total of seven Chanticleers named to Phil Steele’s 2022 Preseason All-Sun Belt Teams, the publication announced this week. Headlining the group were Grayson McCall, Willie Lampkin, and Josaiah Stewart who all garnered first-team honors, while D’Jordan Strong was named to the second team.
Coastal Carolina redshirt senior Reid VanScoter and senior Tyler Johnson were both named to the 2022 ABCA/Rawlings Atlantic All-Region teams, the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced on Wednesday. VanScoter earned a spot on the all-region first team, while Johnson was named to the second team.
Coastal Carolina women’s soccer head coach Paul Hogan announced the 2022 fall schedule on Wednesday, which includes eight home matches at CCU Soccer Stadium. The 2022 slate includes contests versus the newest members of the Sun Belt Conference in James Madison, Southern Miss, Old Dominion, and Marshall.
Headlined by 2022 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field 60-meter dash National Champion Melissa Jefferson, the Coastal Carolina women’s track & field team had four student-athletes qualify for the finals on Saturday, while two more school records fell on day two of the 2022 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Thursday in Eugene, Ore.