Christal Peterson

Christal Peterson

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Hampton, Va.

High School:
Phoebus H.S.

Position:
Sprints

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.

02/23/2013

Long Jump Gold, 200M C-USA Record Highlight C-USA Championships

The No. 10 UCF track and field team is in second place after day one of competition.

01/26/2013

No. 10 UCF Track and Field Wraps Up Hokie Invitational with Top Performances

Blaney claims another freshman distance record.

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
400m: 57.61 (Out)
60m: 7.44
200m: 24.12 (In)

2014 (Junior):
• All-American Athletic Conference selection (indoor)
• 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

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