Christal Peterson

Christal  Peterson

RS Senior

Hampton, Va.

High School:
Phoebus H.S.



Salute to the 2016 Swords Awards

Knights celebrate 2015-16 with annual awards banquet


Sprinting to the Finish

The Knights grabbed 14 top-eight finishes at the Jesse Owens Invitational and Triton Invitational on Saturday.


Running Away with the Win

UCF ran away with a dual-meet victory over Illinois Saturday afternoon, 326-158


Sprints Remain Strong

A veteran sprints group will again be a strength for the Knights in 2016


Four Earn All-America Honorable Mention

Jnea Bellamy and the 4x100 relay were recognized by the USTFCCCA


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: 11:58
200m: 24.12 (In); 23.82 (Out)
400m: 56.09 (Out)

• Competed in the 100M, 200M, 400M as well as both relays during the outdoor season
• Earned bronze medal honors at the American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships in the 100M with a personal best time of 11.58 seconds
• Also won the 100M in 11.60 seconds at the Twilight Invitational
• Placed second in the 200M in a personal best time of 23.82 seconds at the Twilight Invitational
• Earned American Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week honors following performance at Twilight Invitational
• Placed 12th in the 200M at the American Athletic Conference Championships
• Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims in the 100M, 200M and 4x100 Relay
• Placed 29th in the 100M and 38th in the 200M at the NCAA East Prelims
• As a member of the UCF 4x100 relay, won the American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championship and set both a facility and meet record with a time of 44.47 seconds
• The squad placed 12th at the NCAA East Prelims in a time of 44.41 seconds to qualify for the NCAA Championships
• Earned USTFCCCA honorable mention All-America honors as a member of the 4x100 team that placed 21st at nationals

• Ran in four meets during the indoor season
• Recorded a season-best time of 7.56 seconds in the 60 meter dash twice
• Placed eighth in the 60 at the American Athletic Conference Indoor Championship
• Ran a season-best 24.48 in the 200 meter dash to place 10th at the AAC Indoor Championship

• 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)

• 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

• 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

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