Sango Asante
Sango Asante

Hometown:
Charleston, S.C.

High School:
Stratford

Event:
Distances

Year (I/O):
R-So./R-So.


• 2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
• 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2014: Indoors - ran the mile three times, winning his first collegiate race at the Gamecock Indoor #1 (4:39.98)...hit a season best of 4:38.11 at the Gamecock Invitational to take third...entered the 3,000 meters once, placing 12th at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 9:46.56...Outdoors - collected a pair of top five finishes in his two entries in the 3,000 meters, posting a best time of 9:06.38 to finish fifth at the Bill Carson Invitational...also won the 3,000 meter steeplechase at Bill Carson, posting a season-best time of 9:28.18...finished 16th in the steeplechase at his first SEC Championships, recording a time of 9:37.32...took second at the Weems Baskin Invitational in the 5,000 meters, clocking a 15:50.17.

2013: Did not run attached for the Gamecocks during the indoor or outdoor season...competed at the 2013 USA Track and Field Junior Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, placing 18th with a time of 10:36.06.

HIGH SCHOOL: Top marks of 16:05 in the 5000m and 9:50 in the 3200m while competing at Stratford High School in Goose Creek, S.C....2012 Footlocker Senior All-South Team...2012 South Carolina All-State Cross Country Team...2012 South Carolina team state runner-up...two-time South Carolina All-State Track Team

PERSONAL: Graduated high school with a 4.0 GPA...intends to major in biochemistry and molecular biology...son of Benjamin and Albertha Flowers...also considered College of Charleston, Clemson, Vanderbilt, Alabama...chose South Carolina because of the tremendous school spirit, wonderful professors and outstanding athletics