Christal Peterson

Christal Peterson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Hampton, Va.

High School:
Phoebus H.S.

Position:
Sprints

08/03/2014

Knights Without Borders

UCF looks to leave lasting impression on Croke Park

05/04/2014

Finishing Strong

UCF takes runner-up honors at AAC Championships, sets new school record in 4x400.

01/28/2014

The Giver

UCF sprinter Christal Peterson gives her all in the community, classroom and competition

01/16/2014

UCF Track and Field to Open Season at Kentucky Invitational

Knights will head to Lexington, Ky. for first indoor test

04/11/2013

C-USA Honors 227 Knights with Commissioner's Honor Roll Distinction

UCF has second-highest total in conference.

03/17/2012

UCF Black and Gold Challenge

The annual Black and Gold Challenge kicked off UCF's 2012 outdoor season on March 17.

Personal Bests
60m: 7.44
100m: 11:68 (Out)
200m: 24.12 (In); 24.05 (Out)
400m: 57.61 (Out)

2014 (Junior):
• USTFCCCAA All-American Second Team (4x100)
• All-American Athletic Conference Outdoor First Team (4x100)
• Represented UCF at the NCAA Championships and posted an 11th-place finish at 44.45
• NCAA East Preliminary participant in the 4x100 relay, recording the eighth-best time of 44.54
• Helped the Knights finish runner-up in The American Outdoor Championship with first in the 4x100 at 44.87m, seventh in the 200M at 25.51 and eighth in the 100M at 25.51. • Set a personal best in the 100M at the UNF Invite with a mark of 11:68.
• Posted a time of 11.69 in the 100M at the Mt. SAC Relays
• All-American Athletic Conference Indoor Second Team (4x100)
• At the American Indoor Championships, earned bronze with a PR of 24.12 in the 200M • Clocked season-best 7.45 in the 60M at the American Indoor Championships to qualify for the finals where she earned points in fifth place (7.51)

2013 (Sophomore):
• Matched her season-best 60M time in the prelims of the C-USA Championships with the fourth-fastest mark of 7.45, just one-hundredth of a second off her PR
• Shined at the Hokie Invitational with a first-place, season-best time in the 200M at 24.24 and a second-place showing in the 60M with a time of 7.50
• Redshirted the outdoor season

2012 (Freshman):
• Competed at the USA Junior Championships in the 100M
• One of a school-record 14 competitors to represent the Knights at the NCAA East Preliminaries (5/24)
• Scored points in the 60M at the C-USA Indoor Championships (2/26) with a time of 7.54 and seventh place finish
• Ran for a personal record time of 7.44 in the 60M at the Virginia Tech Invitational (1/13)
• Recorded a personal best time of 24.48 at the Tyson Invitational (2/11) in the 200M
• Posted a season-best time of 11.70 in the 100M at the Florida Relays (4/6)
• Part of the 4x400 relay that scored points at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a fourth-place finish and season-best time of 3:38.69

Prior to UCF:
• A member of the USA Indoor Nationals team
• As a junior, emerged as Group 3A state champion in the 20Mm with a time of 24.09 and finished runner-up in the 100M with a time of 11.88
• Broke the record in the 60M dash at the Nike Indoor Nationals as a junior

Personal
• Majoring in pre-clinical Health Sciences

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