Program hosts final home meet of the season
Gamecock Open competition set to begin at 12:30 p.m.
Royster sweeps the men's 100m & 200m; women take both relays
Kryst wins long jump and triple jump
Team rises six spots in the poll
SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013: Competed in the horizontal jumps...Indoors, posted a pair of top-six finishes to open the season at the Hokie Invitational, placing fourth in the triple jump with a season-best 46-08.00 (14.22m) and sixth in the long jump...posted a season best of 22-08.00 (6.91m) to place seventh in the long jump at the Tiger Paw Invite... Outdoors, jumped a season-best 21-11.50 (6.69m) in the long jump at the Hurricane Invitational to take 10th place...season-best finish of fourth at the home Gamecock Open on Weems Baskin Track.
2012: Indoors, logged an indoor season-best at the SEC Indoor Championship in the long jump at 20-09.25 (6.33m). Best mark of 45-11.25 (14.00m) in the triple jump at the Virginia Tech Invitational.
2011: Did not compete indoors ... Outdoors, competed unattached in two meets in the 200m ... had a top time of 23.32.
HIGH SCHOOL: Had top marks of 45'5 ½ in the triple jump and 22'2 in the long jump ... Took eighth at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions in the triple jump and second in the state sectionals ... Placed 11th in the triple jump at the Nike Indoor Nationals and 15th in the long jump...New Balance Invitational Champion in the triple jump
PERSONAL: Member of the Honors College....member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars....Son of James and Geniece Adams...father James ran track and Villanova...two siblings, Franklin and Barden...intends to major in sports and entertainment management...also considered Ohio State, Georgia, Morehouse, Hampton and Florida State...came to South Carolina because it felt like a family team that cared about academics as well as athletics and because he felt at home even though he was so far away from family and friends.