St. Aug’s jumpers get CIAA honors
Saint Augustine’s jumpers Shakinah Brooks and Jumonne Exeter were each honored Friday by the CIAA. Brooks was named Indoor Women’s Field Athlete of the Week, and Exeter was chosen Indoor Men’s Field Athlete of the Week.
Brooks broke her own facility record at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C., last weekend with a winning leap of 20-5 1/4 at the Camel City Invitational. Brooks is now ranked No. 2 in the nation in Division II.
Raleigh Sports Club: Wake Forest Athletics Director Ron Wellman will be the special guest speaker.
Meetings are held in Bradley Hall in Highland United Methodist Church, 1901 Ridge Road at the intersection with Lake Boone Trail. Doors open at 10:50 a.m. Fee is $15 for members and $25 for guests.
UNC: Third seed Tar Heels took a step closer to defending its ITA National Team Indoor National Championship with a 4-0 first-round win over Alabama from Nielson Tennis Courts.
Shaw: The Bears and Lady Bears’ coaching staff will take part in suits and sneakers to recognize Coaches vs. Cancer, as they host Livingstone College on Saturday, February 6 in Spaulding Gymnasium for CIAA Southern Division contests with the women’s game slated for 2 p.m., followed by the men’s game at approximately 4 p.m.
Saint Augustine’s: Pitcher Meranda Zanni was named to the 2016 Preseason All-CIAA Softball Team on Friday, Feb. 5.
Swimming and Diving
Campbell: The team has again qualified for College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America status for the 2015 fall semester. The Team Scholar All-American award is presented to college and university swimming and diving teams who have achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the spring semester/quarter.
Mount Olive: The team was selected second in the Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll.
Mount Olive: The team was selected fifth in the Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll.
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