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Highlights 2008


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bc_2008_track_n_field_team_0417_siac_championship017_dameon_terryDameon Terry (Senior of Greenwood, SC) was outstanding at the NCAA Division II South Regional Track & Field Championships 2008 in winning both the Men Shot Put and the Men Hammer Throw events with a distance of 13.32m and 43.98m, respectively.  Also, David Wheeler (Senior of Sarasota, FL) finished 3rd place in the Men 110 Meter Hurdles with a time of 15.38.

Women:

BC Track & Field Team, Women finished in 4th place with 80 points in the 2008 SIAC Track & Field Championship.

bc_2008_track_n_field_team_0419_siac_championship_finals053_irine_chepkoech__mvp_Irine Chepkoech had another stellar performance as she scored the most points of all competitors in running events with 30. She was named the SIAC Women's Track Most Valuable Performer.

Men:

BC Track & Field Team, Men finished in 3rd place with 164 points in the 2008 SIAC Track & Field Championship.

bc_2008_track_n_field_team_0419_siac_championship_finals054_oneil_williams__mvp_Oneil Williams dominated the track events winning the 800m, 10,000m Run, 1500m Run, 5000moneil.jpg Run and finishing second in the 3000m Steeplechase, to score 48 points. Williams was named the SIAC Track Most Valuable Performer. He also received the Cleve Abbott Award given to the athlete that scores the most points in the SIAC Track & Field Championships.

2008 SIAC Spring Sports Championships in Tuscaloosa, AL (April 16-20, 2008):

Track & Field Results (Finals): Women and Men Summaries (Events).

2008 SIAC All Conference Track & Field Team - Men

1st Team

800m Dash, Oneil Williams, JR, 1:54.03, 3-22-08
1500m Dash, Oneil Williams, JR, 3:56.65, 3-22-08
5000m Run, Titus Rotich, JR, 15:19.10, 3-1-08
10000m Run, Charles Chirchir, FR, 35:49.34, 3-15-08

2nd Team

1500m Dash, Emmanuel Kirwa, FR, 3:56.80, 4-5-08
High Jump, Laval Davis, SO, 1.90m, 2-23-08

2008 SIAC All Conference Track & Field Team - Women

1st Team

5000m Run, Irine Chepkoech, SR, 19:04.09, 3-29-08
Javelin, Melinda Bastian, SO, 40.85m, 3-1-08

2008 SIAC All Academic Track & Field Team - Men

Titus Rotich, JR, Elec. Engineering, 3.88
Oneil Williams, JR, Accounting, 3.78
Carl Rolle, SR, Accounting, 3.41

2008 SIAC All Academic Track & Field Team - Women

Irine Chepkoech, SR, Biology, 3.92
Shatoniah Miller, SR, Chemistry, 3.81
Jewel Smith, JR, Economics, 3.67
Whitney Jett, SO, Early Child Educ., 3.56
Malinda Bastian, SO, Recreation, 3.43

Women's Academic Track & Field Team Award: Benedict College, 3.27 Team GPA

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Head Coach: Frank Hyland
Assistant Coach: Ben Yocum
Sports Information Director: Derrick Johnson
Athletic Director: Willie Washington
President: Dr. David H. Swinton

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