Seven Charlotte 49er track and field student-athletes have earned a berth to next week's NCAA East Preliminaries in Jacksonville, Florida hosted at North Florida's Hodges Stadium. In addition, K'Vonte Scott has punched his ticket to the NCAA Division I...
Virgil Givens joined the Meredith College athletics staff this month as the first assistant track and field coach. The college announced the addition of the program's eighth varsity sport last August with the intent to begin competition in spring 2016.
Both the Western Carolina men's and women's track and field teams will have representation at the 2105 NCAA East Preliminary Round, which will be contested Thursday through Saturday, May 28-30 at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.
The Pirates will participate in seven events on the women's side and four on the men's. The NCAA East Regionals will be held in Jacksonville, Fla., and take place from Thursday, May 28 - Saturday, May 30.
The East Carolina women's indoor track and women's cross country programs were honored by the NCAA for its latest multiyear NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR), which ranked in the top 10 percent of all squads in its respective sport.