The Pirates concluded the indoor season with an appearance at the NCAA Championships
The Pirates set five more school records and won four events at the Penn State Nationals
Five school records are rewritten, while ECU wins six events
Tynita Butts earns NCAA qualifying mark in high jump
East Carolina Sends Three Athletes To Des Moines in Early June
2012-13 Track & Field: Set the school record in the indoor 60-meter dash for the second straight year with a personal-record time of 7.39 at the Penn State National for a third-place finish in the semi-finals...Was just .02 seconds off of her personal-best time of 23.73 to place second at the Penn State National in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.75...Was part of a 4x400-meter relay squad that won the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 3:44.45...Competed in the 400-meter dash during the outdoor season...Notched a season-best time of 57.79 in the 400-meter dash at the 49er Classic to place 11th in the prelims.
2011-12 Track & Field: Set the school record in the indoor 60-meter dash after recording a time of 7.40 at the C-USA Indoor Championships for a third-place finish...Won the SPIRE Invitational in the indoor 200-meter dash with a time of 24.14...Notched a personal-best time of 23.73 at the C-USA Indoor Championships after finishing the 200-meter in second place...Was part of a 4x400-meter relay squad that won the SPIRE Invitational (3:39.74) and the C-USA Indoor Championships (3:39.00)...Helped her 4x400-meter relay team to a second-place finish at the Alex Wilson Invitational with a season-best time of 3:34.02...Set the school record in the outdoor 100-meter dash with a time of 11.65...Recorded a school-record time of 23.62 in the outdoor 200-meter dash to win at Charlotte...Her 4x100-meter relay team won at the Quad Meet with a time of 45.45, before setting the school record at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 45.05 for a third-place finish...Was part of a 4x400-meter relay squad that won the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:36.92...The same 4x400-meter relay team earned a 15th-place finish at the NCAA East Preliminaries with a time of 3:37.86...Ran with a sprint medley relay team that finished second at Florida with a time of 3:51.00.
2010-11 Track & Field: Was part of the 4x400 relay squad which became the first female relay in program history to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Helped the relay finish third at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships and sixth at the NCAA East Preliminary Round to book a spot in the national meet ... 4x400 relay tandem holds the school record at 3:35.75 ... Was also part of the 4x200 relay which owns the school record of 1:35.01.
Personal: Born Tania Minkins on August 2, 1992...Daughter of Richard and Tracy Minkins...Majoring in psychology.