Women's Track & Field

Podium finishes highlight Buccaneers performance at the UNF Invite

Podium finishes highlight Buccaneers performance at the UNF Invite

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacob Moore, Danielle Burnett, Milan Williams, and the women's 4x100 'A' team all finished on the podium as the Buccaneers wrapped up the one-day UNF Invite on Saturday night hosted by the University of North Florida at Hodges Stadium.

Moore earned his way onto the podium with a strong throw in the men's hammer throw event to finish second overall in the field. Moore throw 51.32m for the longest throw in round one before finishing behind Fairleigh Dickinson's Nicholas Todaro to place second in the event. Ryan Spiecha finished 11th overall in the field with a throw of 42.73m.

Burnett was eight-hundredths of a second from the crown in the women's 400m dash as the CSU senior was narrowly edged at the line by Florida A&M's Mia Lewis. Burnett finished second overall on the day to lead the Bucs, while Kolisha Coleman finished ninth with a time of 57.63. Alexis Adams was 16th in the event with a time of 59.45, while Malaysia Reed was 27th with a time of 1:03.65.

Williams finished on the podium in the women's hammer throw event. The freshman thrower reached 51.92m on her second throw of the event to finish third overall in the field. Madison McCoy was 24th in the event with a throw of 38.50m.

The women's 4x100m relay 'A' team of Robinson, Pilgrim, Davis, and Coleman finished third overall in the event with a time of 46.14.

Frankie Thomas tied for fourth in the men's high jump event. The freshman reached 2.00m for the second time in the 2017 season to tie with Bethune-Cookman's Kelton Williams.

Freshman Victoria Gibson finished 16th overall in the women's long jump event. Her longest jump of 5.26m came in her second attempt on the day. Senior Demisha Norman placed 31st overall with a long jump of 4.92m.

Freshman Niegel Simmons paced the Bucs in the men's long jump event with a distance of 7.41m. The freshman reached the mark in his second attempt and had three jumps over 7.0m on the day. Frankie Thomas placed 22nd overall in the event with a jump of 6.45m, while Timothy Davis was 26th with a jump of 6.20m.

Norman and Gibson took on the field in the women's triple jump event. Norman finished 10th overall with a jump of 11.22m, while Gibson was two spots back in 12th with a jump of 11.16m.

Davis paced the Bucs in the men's triple jump with a distance of 14.48m to place 10th overall in the field. The distance came in his first attempt of the day to lead CSU.

Williams continued to pace the Bucs in the women's discus event with a long throw of 39.49m in her final attempt of the day to finish ninth in the field. Briana Sims was 20th in the event with a throw of 35.71m.

Moore turned in a top five performance in the men's discus throw as the senior finished fifth overall with a throw of 44.95m in his second attempt of the day. Clarence Moss was 13th overall with a throw of 39.76m.

Areala Frazier finished 17th overall in the women's javelin throw with a distance of 23.85m. The freshman reached the mark in her third attempt of the day. Caroline Edmondson was 22nd in the field for the Bucs with a throw of 22.74m.

Alexus Foreman paced CSU in the women's shot put event with a throw of 12.68m. She reached the distance on her third throw to place ninth in the event. Sims was 18th overall in the field with a throw of 11.83m. Frazier placed 29th with a throw of 10.68m and McCoy was 31st with a throw of 10.18m. Edmondson rounded out the group of throwers with a 37th place finish with a throw of 9.43m.

Spiecha led the Bucs in the men's shot put event with a top five finish on the day. Spiecha's throw of 15.18m came on his fourth attempt and placed the CSU freshman fifth in the field.

TeJyrica Robinson led the Bucs in the women's 100m dash finishing eighth overall in the field with a time of 12.10. Jasmine Pilgrim was 15th overall with a time of 12.21, while freshman Shantel Ardley placed 30th with a time of 12.66.

Joshua Paramore finished sixth among the collegiate athletes in the field in the men's 100m dash and 16th overall in the event with a time of 10.92. Freshman Josiah Edwards was 48th overall with a time of 11.56.

Aluntrea Davis led the Bucs in the women's 200m dash with the senior pacing CSU with a time of 25.03 to finish seventh in the field. Danielle Burnett was four spots back with a time of 25.41, while Ardley placed 25th with a time of 25.90.

Justin Green was the top performer for CSU in the men's 400m dash with a time of 50.81 to finish 24th in the field. Sheldon Townsend was 29th overall with a time of 51.28.

Vincent Johnson led CSU in the men's 110m hurdles event. The freshman placed eighth overall with a time of 14.70.

Destinie Little was the Bucs' top finisher in the women's 400m hurdles. The freshman crossed the line in 1:05.20. Frazier finished 16th overall with a time of 1:07.92.

Josiah Scarlett was CSU's top finisher in the men's 400m hurdles with a time of 55.31, finishing 11th overall in the event.

The men's 4x100m relay 'A' team of Paramore, Green, Johnson, and Simmons finished eighth in the field with a time of 42.77.

CSU's 'A' team in the women's 4x400m relay finished sixth on the day in the event with Coleman, Burnett, Pilgrim, and Adams crossing the line in 4:08.46.

Edmondson led the Bucs in the women's 800m run with a time of 2:23.66. She placed 15th overall in the event.

Keith Terry and Brandon Damon both recorded top 10 finishes for the Bucs in the men's 800m run. Terry finished seventh overall with a time of 1:55.76, while Damon finished second in his heat and 10th overall with a time of 1:56.51.

Emma-Lisa Murphy and Madison Burkholder took on the field in the women's 1500m run for CSU. Murphy finished 17th overall with a time of 4:50.71, while Burkholder turned in a time of 5:04.64 to finish 29th in the field.

Charleston Southern is back in action next weekend at the Lowcountry Invitational held at the Bagwell-Settle Track on Saturday, April 15.

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