Gamecock Open competition set to begin at 12:30 p.m.
Royster sweeps the men's 100m & 200m; women take both relays
Team rises six spots in the poll
SOUTH CAROLINA CROSS COUNTRY: In 2012, made three appearances and recorded a PR of 23:29.81 at the Vanderbilt Pre-SEC Invitational before an ankle injury ended her season
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned 12 varsity letters in cross country, soccer, and track & field...qualified for two California State Cross Country Championships as an individual, with a 15th- place finish in 2009 and a 21st-place finish in 2010...four-time CIF Southern Section finalist and earned All-CIF honors (top 10) in 2010...captured six individual league titles and was captain of both the cross country and track & field teams in her junior and senior years...holds PRs of 17:21 in the three- mile and 11:28 in the 3,200-meter run...named 2011-2012 Sportswoman of the Year and also was a three-time winner of the Distinguished Athlete Award at Bishop Montgomery.
PERSONAL:Earned 12 Scholar-Athlete awards and graduated with a 4.4 GPA...a four-year member of the Surf Team, serving as captain during her senior year.