Women's Track and Field Geared up for Charleston Southern Spring Break Invitational

Women's Track and Field Geared up for Charleston Southern Spring Break Invitational

HARTSVILLE, S.C.- The Coker College women's track and field team will depart for Charleston, S.C. on Friday, March 16 to compete in the first day of the Charleston Southern University Spring Break Invitational in their second outdoor event of the season. The events are scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. Live results from the events can be found by visiting www.cokercobras.com

In their first outdoor event of the season at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational last weekend, the Coker College women's track and field team brought home an individual title and numerous new program recrods.

Tamara McMichael set the new Coker record in the hammer throw, tossing a distance of 111'.25". The throw beat the previous record of 99' 10" set back in 2016 by Erin Chan.

Noelia Leake brought home the gold in the women's 100-meter dash in the time of 12 seconds flat, which ties her own previous and school record set last year at the South Atlantic Conference Outdoor Championships.

Caterra Barkins ultimately shattered the previous program record in the discus, throwing for a distance of 106' 4" to become the new record holder. Barkins placed sixth overall in this event. She then competed in the shot put, also securing a new school record with a distance of 34' 10.5", placing sixth overall. Her teammate, Tamara McMichael also tossed and finished eighth with a throw of 33' 1".