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Nancy Cates
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'4"
Year: Junior
City/State: Waynesboro, Ga.
High School: Edmund Burke Academy
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Nancy Cates Biography
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 11/25/2010

2012 Outdoor: Achieved a personal best time in the 200 m dash at the Winthrop Invitational, racing home to finish in sixth place in 26.88 … Also finished sixth in the 100 m dash at the Winthrop Invitational, crossing the finish line in a season best 13.00 … Finished with the 18th fastest time (13.02) in the 100 m dash at 2012 Big South Conference Outdoor Championships … Finished 11th (13.26) in the 100 m dash at the Carolina’s Cup ... Member of the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll

 

2011-12 Indoor: Ran a season-best in the 60 m dash at the Dick Taylor Invitational, sprinting to a time of 8.43 in the event ... Turned in a time of 8.44 in the 60 m dash at the Niswonger Invitational ... Finished the 200 m Dash at the Tiger Paw Invitational with a season-best time of 27.67 ... Ran the 200 m Dash at the Dick Taylor (28.28) and Niswonger (27.74) Invitationals 

 

2011 Outdoor: One leg of the 4x100 meter relay team that placed sixth at the 2011 Big South Outdoor Track & Field with a time of 49.15 ... Placed 15th overall in the 100 meter dash with a time of 13.32 at the conference championship meet ... A member of the 4x100 meter relay team that turned in a time of 50.00 to finish in a tie for second-place overall at the Asics/Winthrop Invitational ... Also competed in the 200 meter dash at the Asics/Winthrop Invitational, finishing with a time of 27.18 ... One leg of the 4x100 meter relay team which placed third with a time of 49.01 at the Terrier Relays ... Part of the 4x100 meter relay unit that crossed the finish line in third with a time of 49.13 at the Carolina's Cup ... Also crossed the finish line in eighth-place overall with a personal best time of 12.91 in the 100 meter dash at the Carolina's Cup ... Ran the third leg of the 4x100 meter relay team that turned in a time of 49.73 to place 12th at the 49er Classic ... Turned in a time of 13.21 in the 100 meter dash and a time of 27.13 in the 200 meter dash at the 49er Classic.

2010-11 Indoor: Set two personal records in the 60 meter dash (8.27) and the 200 meter dash (27.44) at the 2010-11 Big South Conference Indoor Championships, good enough for 17th-place and 15th-place, respectively ... Recorded a season best time of 7.89 seconds in the 55 meter dash at the Appalachian Opener ... Competed at the Niswonger Invitational as well as the Appalachian Collegiate Indoor.

High School: Lettered at Edmund Burke Academy ... Was a four-time All-Region performer and a four-time All-State performer ... A state qualifier as a sophomore ... Twice named the track & field team MVP ...  Recorded a personal best time of 12.93 in the 100 meter dash her senior year ... Was a three-time Scholar-Athlete ... Also lettered in basketball, volleyball, softball and golf ... Was the team MVP in basketball twice ... Won the Best Defense Award in volleyball as a sophomore ... Won the Best Offense Award in softball as a senior.

Personal: Nancy Carolyn Cates was born on October 8, 1991 in Macon, Ga. ... Daughter of Pete and Texas Cates ... Has two younger siblings ... Intends to major in Psychology.

 

 


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