The Creek is Loaded

Campbell University will probably be one of the busiest places in North Carolina, hosting the Big South Men’s Basketball Tournament plus the 2016 Camel Stampede for Campbell Softball from Friday-Sunday along with a three game baseball series, Women’s Lacrosse matchup and Campbell Tennis mixed into the fold.

Point being, fans of Campbell Athletics will be plenty busy from Thursday through Sunday, leading up to the finals of the Big South Men’s Basketball Tournament at 2:30 p.m.

Make sure to follow us on Twitter: @Camel_Crazies and @GoCamels for updates on the promotional giveaways and upcoming sporting events heading here to Buies Creek.

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Record Indoor Championships

Campbell Track and Field set multiple school records at the Big South Indoor Championships, finishing third overall in both the men’s and women’s competition in the Rector Field House at Virginia Tech University over the weekend.

Led by Big South Female Track Athlete of the Year, Lilla Juhasz, who won both the 60-m dash and the 60-m hurdles – setting her own personal record (7.58s), the Fighting Camels recorded a program high in points and All-Conference performers.

Amon Terer cruised to the title in the men’s 3,000m race and the 5,000m race, while Joan Maritim showcased a strong showing in the long distance race finishing second overall.

Sabina Allen kickstarted a fantastic final day of action, setting her own PR in the women’s long jump and women’s triple jump, winning both competitions for the Fighting Camels.

Campbell was well represented on the podium in the high jump as Chenelle McKay won the women’s high jump while Davian Rhodes captured the men’s overall title.

First Place All-Big South:

  • Sabina Allen (women’s long jump, women’s triple jump)
  • Lilla Juhasz (women’s 60-meter dash, women’s 60-meter hurdles)
  • Shenelle McKay (women’s high jump)
  • Davian Rhodes (men’s high jump)
  • Amon Terer (men’s 3,000-meter race, men’s 5,000-meter race)

Second Place All-Big South:

  • Tashinga Chitambira (men’s 60-meter dash)
  • Lorne Jenkins (men’s long jump)
  • Joan Maritim (women’s 5,000-meter run)
  • Women’s 4×400-meter Relay (Jocelyn Culbreath, Tatiana Wolfe, Racheal Brown, Roshae Jackson)

Third Place All-Big South:

  • Jaszlyn Jenkins (women’s triple jump)
  • Joan Maritim (women’s 3,000-meter run, 1-mile run)
  • Tatiana Wolfe (women’s 60-meter hurdles)
  • Women’s Distance Medley Relay (Kelsey Rea, Racheal Brown, Roshae Jackson, Amina Alvarez-Barkane)
  • Men’s 4×400-meter Relay

Following a successful weekend across the board, head coach Michael Kelly was named Big South Women’s Coach of the Year, leading Campbell to within one point of second place.

Check out the full highlights from the final day of action (click here for day one) in the Big South Indoor Championships led by plenty of podium worthy moments on the track.

Football Schedule Released

The Fighting Camels have the 2016 Football Schedule set in stone, featuring six games in Barker-Lane Stadium coming off a record-breaking attendance mark.

Campbell Football gets started on September 1st as the Fighting Camels host Bluefield College for the season opener.

The Fighting Camels will then travel to Chowan University, finishing out the back end of a home-and-home series, which Campbell won 35-3 last season, before hosting Big South Conference rival Presbyterian on September 17th.

Campbell then kickstarts Pioneer Football League play with a home matchup against Butler on September 24th as the remaining games on the schedule rest in conference including Homecoming on October 22nd vs. Stetson.

Check out the entire 2016 Football Schedule as the Fighting Camels look to build on a 5-6 season, featuring the best-ranked defense in the PFL, under now fourth-year head coach Mike Minter.

Make sure to follow @GoCamelsFB for updates on Spring Football and the final push before the start of another exciting season.

Big South Fan of the Year

Eight finalists are working hard all across social media to garner votes for the annual Big South Fan of the Year award.

The Fighting Camels host the two-time FOTY winner – Jonathan Boggs – searching to keep the streak alive for a third straight year before the contest officially ends on Friday night.

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Fans have a unique opportunity to join in the festivities by voting for the winner by liking their distinct school-pride photo on Facebook for the Big South Fan of the Year.

Markie Mark – 2nd Place Overall

Richard Carden – 6th Place Overall

Make sure to support the Fighting Camels and their two biggest Big South Fans of the Year on Thursday night as Campbell Men’s Basketball hosts Radford University at 7 p.m. inside Gore Arena.

Wexford Plantation Champions

The Fighting Camels earned a 15-stroke victory over second-place Louisville at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., shooting their lowest team total score (17-under) of any tournament this season.

Campbell finished things out on Tuesday completing the 126th career tournament win under legendary head coach John Crooks.

Led by Craig Hornberger, who finished third overall at 7-under, one stroke in front of fellow Campbell golfer Gaston Bertinotti paced the Fighting Camels on the course.

The Fighting Camels continue their spring season Mar. 7-8 with the Sacramento State Invitational at Valley Hi Country Club.

Monday Conversation – Campbell vs. Duke Preview

As the Campbell Baseball team prepares to face ACC rival Duke on Tuesday night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, head coach Justin Haire breaks down the previous series against Miami (Ohio) while looking forward to tonight’s big match up on the road.

In the second installment of the season, Monday Conversation with Campbell Baseball breaks down how the strong starting pitching from Nick Thayer, the Big South Co-Pitcher of the Week, along with fellow senior Grant Yost leading to the series win.

Fans can follow the action live throughout the night as the Fighting Camels search for a fourth-straight win over the Duke Blue Devils starting at 4 p.m. GoCamels.com will provide live audio coverage on the Campbell Digital Network and make sure to follow @GoCamelsBSB for in-game updates.

Price Powers The Charge

Campbell Women’s Basketball has seen a sudden rise in production from sophomore shooting guard Summer Price, leading the charge for the Lady Camels over the last two weeks heading into the all-important Big South conference tournament.

Price, the 5-foot-9 guard from Beaverdam, Va., posted her third-straight double digit outing (14 points) leading Campbell in scoring for the third time in as many contests.

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Price scored 18 points in Campbell’s last home win over Winthrop – Photo Credit: Will Bratton

In the midst of this stretch, Price is now averaging 18 PPG, improving her scoring mark to a season-high 9.2 PPG, ranking 3rd best on the squad, while shooting nearly 45 percent in that span.

The Lady Camels are in a tight race for conference seeding as they next battle Charleston Southern, the team directly in front of them (No. 7 seed) in the Big South standings.

Action gets started on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. inside Gore Arena for the second-to-last home game of the regular season.