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Highlights 2011

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See Schedule 2010-2011 and Summaries 2010-2011


Camille Clemmons-James named NCAA South Region Female Track Athlete of the Year:

bc  track n field member clemmons james camilleClemmons-James, a junior from Columbia, S.C., captured three school records during the 2011 regular season, rewriting the school bests for 100 meters, 200 meters, and 400 meters. Her time in the 400 meters ranks fifth overall in NCAA Division II headed into the Championships. At the 2011 SIAC Championships, she finished second in the 100 meters and fourth in the 200 meters.


 Standouts at the 2011 SIAC Track & Field Championships (04/14-16/2011)

Women:

Women's Team finished in 3rd place with 89 total points.

  • Gabrielle Nixon, Senior from Inagua, Bahamas, was awarded the SIAC Female Athlete of the Year in the field events by scoring a total of 25 points. She placed 1st in the Shot Put with a 40' 4" (12.64m), 1st in the Discus Throw with a 131'5" (40.7m), 4th in the Hammer Throw with a 128'01" (39.05m), and 8th in the Javelin Throw with a 89'4" (27.22m)
  • bc  track n field team  in siac championship gabrielle nixon mvp
    Gabrielle Nixon
  • Camille Clemmons-James, Junior from Columbia, SC, placed second overall in the 100m Dash with a 12.15 and fourth overall in the 200m dash with a 25.05. She currently ranked no. 24 in the nation in the 100m dash and 18th in the 200m Dash
  • Annalece Nembhard, Sophomore from Kingston, Jamaica, placed 3rd in the Discus Throw with a 125'9" (38.34m), 3rd in the Shot Put with 37'8" (11.50m), and 4th in the Javelin throw with 103'2 (31.45m)
  • Shanterria King, Freshman from Atlanta, GA, placed 5th in the 400m Dash with a 59.24
  • Charvez Holmes, Senior from Atlanta, GA, placed 5th in the Javelin Throw with a 94'9" (28.89m), 6th in the Discus Throw with a 116'6" (35.50m), 7th in the Hammer Throw with a 115'1" (35.07m), and 8th in the Shot Put with a 35'1" (10.69m)

Men:

Men's Team finished in 2nd place with 155 total points.

    bc  track n field team  in siac championship christopher a j smith
    Christopher A. J. Smith

    bc  track n field team  in siac championship brandon johnson
    Brandon Johnson
  • Christopher A. J. Smith, Junior from Clover, SC, breaks the SIAC, Benedict College and stadium (at Morehouse) record in Pole Vault with a 16' 2" (4.93m) Jump. This is also a Provisional Qualifying mark which he is currently ranked 8th in the Nation. He finished 3rd in the Decathlon with 5736 and 5th in the Javelin Throw with a 160'7" (48.96m)
  • Brandon Johnson, Junior from Tucson, AZ, placed 1st in the Discus Throw with a school record of 157'10" (48.10m), 4th in the Shot Put with a 41'2" (12.56m), and a 6th place finish in the Hammer Throw of 113'6" (34.60m)
  • Chavis Taylor, Freshman from Spartanburg, SC, placed 1st in the 800m run with 1:54.09, 6th in the 1500m run with a 4:13.56, and 7th in the 5000m run with a 17:27.48
  • Dickson Toroitich, Junior from Eldoret, Kenya, placed 1st in the 10,000m run with a 33:58.11, 2nd in the 5000m run with a 16:19.30, and 2nd in the 3000m SC with a 9:48.80
  • Hadrien Choukroun, Junior from Moutrouge, France, placed 2nd in the Decathlon with 5996, and 2nd in the Pole Vault with a 14'3" (4.35m)
  • Darnell Washington, Sophomore from Petersburg, VA, placed 2nd in the 200m dash with 21.82 and 3rd in the 100m Dash with 10.89.
  • Tre Adderley, Freshman from Freeport, Bahamas, placed 2nd in the Javelin Throw with a school record breaking mark of 186'1" (56.72m), 4th in the Decathlon with a 5646, and 3rd in the Pole Vault with a 11'6" (3.51m)
  • Jamar Holmes, Junior from Millen, GA, placed 3rd in the 400m Dash with 49.18
  • 4x100m Relay placed 4th with a 41.49. 1st leg: Laval Davis, Senior from Anderson, SC; 2nd leg: Darnell Washington, Sophomore from Petersburg, VA; 3rd leg: Corey Miles, Freshman from Spartanburg, SC; and 4th leg: Jamar Holmes, Junior from Millen, GA


2011 SIAC Men's Track & Field All-Conference Team

EVENTS NAMES TRACK MEET MARK

1st Team

     
800 Meters CHAVIS TAYLOR SHAMROCK INV. 1:53.28
3000m St. Chase DICKSON TOROITICH SHAMROCK INV. 9:36.21
5000 Meters DICKSON TOROITICH WOFFORD INV. 15:29.19
POLE Vault CHRISTOPHER SMITH WINTHORP INV. 4.75m
Heptathlon CHRISTOPHER SMITH WINTHORP INV. 5641 PTS

2nd Team

     
POLE Vault HADRIEN CHOUKROUN WINTHORP INV. 4.15m
Discus BRANDON JOHNSON WOFFORD INV. 46.85m
Hammer BRANDON JOHNSON USC INV. 4385m
Heptathlon HADRIEN CHOUKROUN WINTHORP INV. 5483 PTS

2011 SIAC Men's Track & Field All-Academic Team

Hadrien Chouckroun, Junior, Montrouge, France, 3.83, Psychology
Walter Cureton, Freshman, Saginaw, MI, 3.69, Comp. Engineering


2011 SIAC Women's Track & Field All-Conference Team

EVENTS NAMES TRACK MEET MARK

1st Team

     
Shot Put GABRIELLA NIXON SHAMROCK INV. 12.49m

2nd Team

     
100 Meters CAMILLE CLEMMONS-JAMES SHAMROCK INV. 12.05
Discus ANNALECE NEMBHARD UNF INV. 39.09m

2011 SIAC Women's Track & Field All-Academic Team

Jallisa Clifford, Sophomore, Vancouver, Canada, 3.88, Physics
Diana Perea, Sophomore, Bogata, Columbia, 4.00, Elect. Engineering
Annalece Nembhard, Sophomore, Kingston, Jamaica, 3.73, Business Admin.


Head Coach: Frank Hyland
Assistants: Brandon Samuels (Sprints) and Fidellia Ramirez (Administration)
Associate AD of Communications and Operations: Derrick Johnson
Assistant Sports Information Director: Jason James
Athletic Director: Willie Washington
President: Dr. David H. Swinton

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