HARTSVILLE, S.C.- The South Atlantic Conference has announced the preseason poll for the women's outdoor track and field season. Coker's program was voted to finish fourth in the SAC, receiving 80 total votes.
Added to being selected fourth, three Cobras were added to the watch list.
For distance runners, Darroneshia Lott, defined as the most-decorated runner in Coker history, got the call. Lott most recently finished fourth at the NCAA Division II Indoor National Championships (2:08.81), with a preliminary race time of 2:08.74. Lott is an All-American in Indoor / Outdoor Track alongside Cross Country. Lott also owns the top mile times for indoor at 5:22.28. In Outdoor, Lott placed fourth in last-season's NCAA Division II National Championship running a school record time of 2:07.40. Additionally, fastest program time in the outdoor mile in 5:16.39.
In the sprints department, Noelia Leake was given the nod. Leake, a senior, is coming off of an individual title at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational in the 100m outdoor (12.00), while tying her own school record for the fastest time. Leake also owns the fastest times in the indoor 55m & 60m dashes (7.43 / 7.70) Leake secured a top podium at the SAC Indoor Championships in the 200m, with a time, and school record of 25.74.
Moving over to the field, Charity Snelling rounds out the list. Snelling is Coker's record holder in the outdoor high jump at 5' 5.75", triple jump at 37' 6.5" placing third at the SAC Indoor Championships in 2018, and Coker indoor high jump record at 5' 3".
The Coker College women's track and field team will be competing at the Charleston Southern University Spring Break Invitational Friday and Saturday, March 16-17. Results from the event can be found by visiting www.cokercobras.com.