STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Senior captain Camille Coklow was in action on Friday, competing at the 2016 ECAC Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Ocean Breeze Complex. She finished second overall in the preliminaries to advance to Saturday's championship.
Coklow, who hails from Chicago, Ill., opened defense of her 2015 ECAC title in the 60-meter dash with a season's best time of 7.66 seconds. She placed second in the preliminary finals just behind Rowan's Shailah Williams, who notched a 7.60 to take the round. Coklow's time was among the top five best times in Division III this season (according to tfrrs.org).
The former Latin School of Chicago standout, whose all-time best in the 60-m event is a 7.64, has won the 60-m dash in three of the four meets she has competed this season, including both invitationals at Smith, as well as the Wesleyan Invitational. She placed third in the event at the Division III New England Championships two weeks ago.
Coklow has all but sealed her spot for the the Indoor National Championships for the third time in her career. Last season, she finished sixth in the 60-meter dash at Nationals with a time of 7.72, to earn NCAA All-American honors. She also represented the Lyons at the 2013 Indoor National Championships.
Action at the ECAC Indoor Meet continues tomorrow. Coklow is set to run in the 60-meter finals at 10:55am. The results can be found HERE.