right fit for me. I want to be a part in helping the athletes here become successful and build a strong program,” Woods said. “I was attracted here by Claflin’s excellent academic reputation.”
The former Newton Ram, previously coached at Abilene Christian University, where he spent the past two years as men and women’s long sprints, middle and long distance coach. During his tenure at Abilene Christian, Woods was an integral part of back-toback NCAA Division II National Championship men’s track and field teams.
During a highly successful collegiate career at Mississippi State University, Woods was a two-time All-American on 4x400 medley relay teams and was selected on four All-Southeastern Conference teams.
Chrissie McLemore, Eastside — The Brewton-Parker freshman and the rest of the Barons will compete in their first meet Saturday at mercer.
Brewton-Parker was scheduled to compete in Milledgeville on Aug. 31 but the event was canceled.