FAIRFAX, Va. — The defending CAA champion Georgia State women’s track and field team finished third at the 2012 conference championship meet after scoring 122 points by the second day of competition Saturday. Reigning CAA Rookie of the Year Tamara Moore won both the 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles to score 20 points for GSU. Moore was named the Most Outstanding women’s Track Performer.
Leah Norman finished second in the 400m hurdles and eighth in the 100m hurdles.
Katharine Showalter won the 3,000m steeplechase in a career-best 10:49.58 a year after being the runner up in the event last season. Showalter also placed second in the women’s 1,500m in 4:32.58 to score a total of 18 points for the Panthers.
2011 NCAA Championship participant Angelia Nugent also won the triple jump for the second year in a row with a jump of 12.54m. Chan Harris placed third in the women’s high jump with a leap of 1.65m, four years after finishing second in the CAA as a freshman.
Kacey Rollins (5th, 110m hurdles), Chris Harper (6th, 1,500m) and Chris Miles (7th, 100m) scored for the men on the second day of competition. They combined with Valentin Poncelet (5th, 5,000m) to score a total of 13 points for the men’s track and field team.
Women's Team Scores 1. James Madison 132 2. VCU 126.5 3. Georgia State 122 4. George Mason 98.5 5. Delaware 96 6. UNC-Wilmington 68 7. Towson 60.5 8. William and Mary 57.5 9. Northeastern 57
Men's Team Scores 1. George Mason 267 2. UNC-Wilmington 166 3. William and Mary 122 4. Northeastern 117 5. VCU 102 6. Georgia State 13