East Carolina Sends Three Athletes To Des Moines in Early June
Pirates Send Program Single-Season Record Number of Athletes to NCAA Preliminary Round
Pirates Win Four League Titles on Event's Final Day
East Carolina Women Look To Sweep Indoor, Outdoor Titles
Pirates Post 13 Event Titles in Queen City
2012-13 Track & Field: Did not participate in any indoor or outdoor events.
2011-12 Track & Field: Competed in the Indoor 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash, 500-meter dash and 4x400-meter relays...Placed third at the SPIRE Invitational in the 200-meter with a time of 24.81...Earned a fourth-place finish in the 400-meter finals at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a time of 54.45...Won the 400-meter dash preliminaries at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a qualifying time of 54.98...Finished sixth at the Virginia Tech Invite in the 500-meter dash with a personal-best time of 1:13.90...Was part of a 4x400-meter relay squad at ran in six events...Ran anchor for the 4x400-meter relay team that recorded a season-best time of 3:34.02 at the Alex Wilson Invite for a second-place finish...Her 4x400-meter relay team won the C-USA Indoor Championships with a time of 3:39.00...Ran in the Outdoor 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash, 4x200-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay and sprint medley relay...Registered a season-best time of 24.30 in the 200-meter dash for a fourth-place finish at North Carolina...Ran a season-best time of 54.30 in the 400-meter dash at Florida...Was part of a 4x200-meter relay squad that finished fifth at Florida with a time of 1:35.13...Her 4x400-meter relay team won the C-USA Outdoor Championship title with a time of 3:36.92...The same 4x400-meter relay group placed 15th at the NCAA East Preliminaries after notching a time of 3:37.86...Was part of a sprint medley relay team that finished second at Florida with a time of 3:51.00.
2010-11 Track & Field: Earned Second-Team All-America honors by finishing 10th in the 400-meter dash at the NCAA Outdoor Championships...Is just the second female runner in school history to earn a place at the NCAA Outdoor Championships after Dava Rhodes competed in the 10,000-meter run in 1994...Also part of the first-ever female relay team (4x400) in the program annals to earn a bid to nationals as that group holds the school record at 3:35.75...Reached the semifinals and finished 13th overall in the 400 at the United States Outdoor Championships...Captured second at the NCAA East Preliminary Round to earn a spot at the national meet...Completed a sweep of the 400 indoor and outdoor C-USA titles, setting the meet record (54.15) at the indoor competition...Holds the school record in the outdoor 200 and both indoor and outdoor 400-meter races.
High School: Is the reigning 4A North Carolina state runner up in the outdoor 400m and indoor 500m events...Placed second in the open section of the 400-meter run at high school nationals...Boasted personal-best times of 53.16 in the 400 and split times of 52.80 (4x400 relay) and 22.80 (4x200 relay).
Personal: Born Aiesha Googins...Daughter of William and Marlene Edwards...Majoring in criminal justice with a minor in forensics.