NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.- The Coker College women's track and field team challenged the Charleston Southern University Spring Break Invitational on Friday, March 16. Senior Darroneshia Lott set the Coker record in the 1500-meter event, while qualifying for the NCAA Championships in the same run. Three other Cobras qualified for day two finals.
Darroneshia Lott ran the fastest 1500-meter event in Coker women's track and field history with the time of 4:33.46. The time automatically qualifies Lott to run in the NCAA Outdoor Championships (May 24-26). In the run, Lott defeated the second place finisher by a margin of 14.15 seconds.
Noelia Leake took a third place finish in the preliminary 100-meter dash, qualifying for the finals with the time of 12.08 seconds. The time slides into third all-time at Coker.
Day two of the Charleston Southern University Spring Break Invitational will take place on Saturday, March 17. Results from the event can be found by visiting www.cokercobras.com.