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Tomlinson Leads Women’s Track in Debut at VMI Team Challenge
LEXINGTON, Va. – Shenelle Tomlinson won the 400m dash and led the 4x400m Relay to victory as Coppin State's women's track & field team opened its season at the VMI Team Challenge at Cormack Field House on Saturday afternoon.
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Thirteen Athletic Programs; 68 Percent of Athletes Record 3.0 GPA’s During Fall 2020 Semester
BALTIMORE – Thirteen of Coppin State's athletic programs recorded at least a 3.0 team grade-point average in the Fall 2020 semester and 16 student-athletes recorded a 4.0 GPA during the term, it was announced by the Department of Athletics on Thursday afternoon. Overall, nearly 68 percent of Eagles athletes recorded at least a 3.0 grade-point average during the fall semester.
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Coppin Places 52 Student-Athletes on 2020 MEAC Commissioner’s All-Academic Team, Presented by GEICO
NORFOLK, Va. – Fifty-two Coppin State University student-athletes were named to the MEAC 2020 Commissioner's All-Academic Team, presented by GEICO, it was announced by the league office on Thursday morning.  The team honors student-athletes, with at least sophomore standing, who have recorded a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.
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Women’s Track & Field Adds Saidai Stuteley for 2020-21 Season
BALTIMORE – Coppin State head track & field coach Carl Hicks announced that Saidai Stuteley (Severn, Md. / Glen Burnie HS) has signed a National Letter of Intent to run for the Eagles starting in the 2020-21 season.  Another recruit with family ties to Coppin, Stuteley is the second member of the Eagles' recruiting class as she joins Serena Harrison.
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Eight Eagles Earn MEAC Women’s Outdoor Track All-Academic Team Honors
NORFOLK, Va. – Coppin State University's women's track & field program placed eight individuals on the Academic All-MEAC Team, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday afternoon. To be eligible, the student-athlete must be at least a sophomore and have recorded at least a 3.0 grade point average for the 2019-20 academic year.
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Serena Harrison To Join Women’s Track & Field Program
BALTIMORE – Coppin State head track & field coach Carl Hicks announced that Serena Harrison (Burtonsville, Md. / James H. Blake HS) has signed a National Letter of Intent to run for the Eagles starting in the 2020-21 season.
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Senior Spotlights with Track & Field's Jasmine Henery
A four-year performer for the Eagles, Jasmine Henery was in the midst of her best collegiate season before the season was abruptly cut short due to COVID-19.  Opening the season with a PR of 58.00 at the HBCU Battle, Henery consistently shaved time off her times in the 200m and 400m dash and clocked a 24.84 in the 200m at the Albany Winter Classic.  Henery also helped the 4x400m Relay to its fifth-fastest time in school-history in 3:46.77. To cap off her season, Henery finished fourth at the MEAC Championships in the 400m dash in a personal-record 55.89, which is the fourth-fastest time in CSU history, while also helping the Eagles to a bronze medal finish in the 4x400m Relay (3:49.38).
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Senior Spotlights with Track & Field's Tatiana Ogundeko
A four-year letterwinner on the Coppin State cross country and track & field team, Tatiana Ogundeko is one of the fastest mid-distance runners in school-history.  Earning All-MEAC honors in cross country this season with a 6th place finish at the conference championship (18:59.2), Ogundeko took second in the Mile at the MEAC Indoor Championships in 5:00.84 while breaking her own school-record.  The Waldorf, Md., native also owns the CSU record in the 1,500m outdoors (4:34.11) and owns a 800m personal record of 2:09.22.
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President Burnim’s Statement on CSU Athletics Spring Season
BALTIMORE - As we continue to monitor the details regarding COVID-19, it has become clear that further steps must be taken in order to preserve the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff, to the extent that we are able. To this end, and as of March 13, 2020, all Coppin State University Athletics competition and practices will be suspended for the remainder of the spring seasons. This decision is also in line with a recent decision soon to be announced by the Mideastern Athletic Conference.  The safety of our student-athletes must be prioritized, and it is a necessary decision as we face the harsh reality and threat that the COVID-19 pandemic poses.
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Ogundeko’s Mile Highlights Women’s Track & Field’s 9th place Finish at MEAC Indoor Championships
LANDOVER, Md. – Tatiana Ogundeko broke her own school-record and took second place in the Mile to lead the Coppin State women's track & field team to a ninth place finish at MEAC Indoor Championships this weekend at the Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex.