Campbell named central athlete of the year

Campbell named central athlete of the year

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Sprinter Coshan Campbell won the women’s 600-meters (m) yesterday at the National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association (NJCAA) Indoor Track and Field National Championships.

Campbell capped off her Highland track career by winning the 600 in 1:30.13 to set a new school record. She also broke her own indoor school record in the 800m run in a time of 2:14.64, which led her to a runner up finish.

Campbell also was a member of the Highland women’s 4x400m relay team that earned a fifth-place finish by breaking their own school record with a time of 3:52.53.

Over the weekend, she was named as the USTFCCCA NJCAA Indoor Track and Field Central Region Track Athlete of the Year. She was also named as the Women’s Track Athlete of the Meet at the Region VI/KJCCC Championships a few weeks ago.

During the current indoor season Campbell has captured the 800-m run school record (2:15.25) and also secured the 500m run record (1:14.56). On top of those two records Campbell partnered with Octavia WrightEdita Sklenska and Magdalena Burdova at Regionals to post a time of 3:52.98 to take the Highland record in the 4×400 meter relay in indoor competition.

Campbell is also a part of the current record-holding team of the Distance Medley Relay and 4×800 meter relay, while also holding the 1000 meter run record in indoor.

In the outdoor scene, Campbell owns the school record in the 800m and is a part of the record-setting performance in the 4×800 meter relay.

Last year at Nationals Campbell posted a second-place finish in the 800m run in the outdoor competition, while in indoors she was part of the 4×800 meter relay and Distance Medley relay teams which placed sixth and fifth.