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Georgetown County native represents Coastal Carolina at Track & Field World Games
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Georgetown County native represents Coastal Carolina at Track & Field World Games

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - A student from a small community in Georgetown county is making a big name for herself in the track & field world.Melissa Jefferson grew up in Dunbar in Georgetown County and is now a senior at Coastal Carolina University. Jefferson is a Carver’s Bay High School grad and her family is very proud of her.Coastal says she is currently the USA 100-meter champion with a time of 10.69 seconds. That earned her the right to represent the USA in the 2022 World games back in July, where she finished eighth.At CCU, “she holds the school record in the 100-meters, 200-meters, 4x100-meter relay in outdoor track & field and the school record in the 60-meter dash and 200-meters in indoor,” Assistant A.D. for Media Relations Kevin Davis said.Coastal Carolina lists these...