Columbus State Women's Track and Field Impresses in Two Meets
Auburn, AL – The Columbus State University women's track and field team competed in two separate meets this past weekend with the runners competing in the Tiger Track Classic and the field athletes at the Jacksonville Gem of the Hills Meet.
In Auburn, Shan Crawford was once again outstanding for the Lady Cougars as she finished the 100-meter dash in 10th place with a season best time of 11.87. Her time is now the fourth best nationally in Division II.
Crawford followed that with another season best crossing the line in 23.85 seconds in the 200-meter dash finishing in sixth place. The senior's time is the third fastest in the nation and is a NCAA Provisional time.
Also in the 200, LaQuita Daniel had a career best performance finishing in 20th place with a time of 24.51 which is a NCAA Provisional.
The CSU quartet of Zanquetta Smith, Daniel, Asha Alexander and Crawford also now ranked in the top-five nationally in the 4x100-meter relay. Their time of 46:58 was a season best and is the fourth quickest time in the nation. The team finished in eighth place in the competition.
In the 400-meter dash, Daniel set a Lady Cougar record crossing the line in 57.98 seconds.
In Jacksonville, Chatil Bradford continued her great season as she finished in second in the discus throw with a distance of 40.56 meters.
Bradford and Samaria Roberson both excelled in the hammer throw event. Robertson set a new school record tossing it 27.40 meters while Bradford set a new personal record of 26.61 meters.
Bradford also set a season best distance in the shut put with a throw of 12.39 meters.
Columbus State will take a week off before competing in the Auburn Invitational. The meet will take place April 20 and 21.