Christal Peterson

Christal Peterson

RS Junior

Hampton, Va.

High School:
Phoebus H.S.



Knights Without Borders

UCF looks to leave lasting impression on Croke Park


Finishing Strong

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


The Giver

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


UCF Track and Field to Open Season at Kentucky Invitational

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


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

UCF has second-highest total in conference.


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

• Majoring in pre-clinical Health Sciences