The track and field team is heading to the 2014 NCAA East Preliminary Round from May 29-31 in Jacksonville, Fla., for a chance to qualify for the NCAA National Championships.
Golden Eagles claim eight top eight finishes
60 Meters - 6.88 (indoor)
200 Meters - 22.81 (indoor)
60-Meter Hurdles - 7.79 (indoor)
100 Meters - 10.85 (outdoor)
110-Meter Hurdles - 13.78 (outdoor)
Senior (INDOOR): Recorded a personal, season and school-record time of 7.79 in the 60-meter hurdles ... Won the gold medal at the Conference USA Championship in the hurdles ... Ran a season-best time of 6.96 in the 60 meters ... Posted the top six times in the 60-meter hurdles ... (OUTDOOR): Earned NCAA Honorable Mention All-American ... NCAA National Qualifier in the 110-meter hurdles ... Finished fourth in his heat and 17th overall with a time of 14.07 ... Ran a season-best time of 13.78 in the semifinals of the NCAA East Preliminary ... Placed third at the C-USA Championship, earning third team all-conference honors ... Posted the top six times during the season ... Ran 10.98 in the 100 meters ... Junior (INDOOR): Ran a season-best time of 7.03 in the 60 meters ... Claimed C-USA third team honors with a third place finish at the C-USA Meet with a persona-best time of 7.96 in the 60-meter hurdles ... Posted five, top eight finishes during the season ... (OUTDOOR): Ran a PR of 10.85 in the 100 meters ... Placed second at the C-USA Meet in earning second team all-conference honors with a time of 13.94 ... Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary, advancing to the semifinals with a time of 14.10 ... Posted five top, five finishes ... Sophomore (INDOOR): Ran a season-best time of 6.88 in the 60 meters ... Placed sixth at the C-USA Meet with a time of 6.92 ... Ran a time of 22.81 in the 200 meters ... (OUTDOOR): Earned second team All-Conference USA in the 110-me ... Placed second in the C-USA Championship with a time of 14.09 ... Ran a time of 11.19 in the 100 meters ... Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the 110 hurdles ...Rand the third leg of the 4x100m relay that finished fourth at the Alabama Relays with a time of 41.53 ... High School: Attended Northwest Rankin High School where he was a four-year letterwinner in track and field ... Competed in the hurdles ... Recorded a personal-best time of 14.59 in the 110-meter high hurdles and 40.7 in the 300 hurdles ... Also lettered in football and wrestling ... Personal: Son of Helen Christian and Vernon McCoy ... An interdisciplinary studies major.