Norman Earns All-Conference Honors on Day One of New Balance Big South Championships

Norman Earns All-Conference Honors on Day One of New Balance Big South Championships
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RADFORD, Va. - The Lady Buccaneer track and field team amassed 12 team points on day one of the New Balance Big South Track and Field Championships, hosted by Radford University.

The points came in the field events, as only four events were completed during the first day. Patria Norman was the first Lady Buc to earn all-conference status of the meet, placing third with a season-best of 5.54m (18-2.25) in the long jump to lead a pair of CSU scorers in the event. Jessica Thomas also placed seventh, clearing 5.53m (17-6.75).

Norman had a busy day, also competing in four events of the heptathlon, putting herself in second place overall with 2,891 points, with three events to go. With 2,679 points, Channell Futrell is currently fifth in the standings.

Tia Habersham tied her personal best in the hammer throw with a toss of 45.07m (147-10) to earn more team points by placing fifth overall.

Day two kicks off at 11 a.m. from Patrick D. Cupp Memorial Stadium.

Patria Norman - Heptathlon 100m Hurdles - 14.81 (867 pts) - 3rd
- Heptathlon 200m dash - 26.95 (716 pts) - 6th
- Heptathlon High Jump - 1.56m, 5-1.25 (689 pts) - 2nd
- Heptathlon Shot Put - 11.36m, 37-3.25 (619 pts) - 1st

Channell Futrell - Heptathlon 100m Hurdles - 14.85 (862 pts) - 4th
- Heptathlon 200m dash - 27.12 (702 pts) - 7th
- Heptathlon High Jump - 1.53m, 5-0.25 (655 pts)- 3rd
- Heptathlon Shot Put - 8.94m, 29-4.00 (460 pts) - 7th

Channell Futrell - Javelin - 30.49m (100-00) - 14th
Daisy Millsap - Javelin - 27.11m (88-11) - 19th
Marie Doan - Javelin - 27.08m (88-10) - 20th

Tia Habersham - Hammer - 45.07m (147-10) - 5th
Marie Doan - Hammer - 41.09m (134-10) - 9th
Daisy Millsap - Hammer - 34.40m (112-10) - 14th

Patria Norman - Long Jump - 5.54m (18-2.25) - 3rd *
Jessica Thomas - Long Jump - 5.53m (17-6.75) - 7th
Bridgette Copeland - Long Jump - 5.00m (16-5.00) - 13th
Christi English - Long Jump - 4.54m (14-10.75) - 20th

* - All-Conference performance

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