Vashti Bandy
Vashti Bandy

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Butler

Event:
Sprints

Year (I/O):
Sr./Sr.


4x All-American
SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 Team Captain

2014: Indoors - Entered the short sprints...posted a season best of 7.10 in the 55 meter dash at the Gamecock Indoor #1 to take third...Ran her best 60-meter race at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational, posting a 7.53 to finish 12th...took second at the Virginia Tech Challenge with a 7.54...ran a 7.56 at SEC Indoor Championships to place 24th...in the 200 meters, posted her best finish at the Virginia Tech Invite, taking sixth (24.71)...ran her best time at SEC Indoors, posting a 24.61 to place 30th...Outdoors - Raced at the 100 and 200 meter distances...posted a season best of 11.77 to take fourth at the Shamrock Invitational...took second at the Weems Baskin Invite in both the 100m (11.84) and in the 200m with her season best 23.97...placed 23rd in the 100m (11.84) and 28th in the 200m (24.96) at SEC Outdoor Championships...a valuable relay contributor, helped the 4x4 to a fourth-place collegiate finish and the 4x2 to a third place finish (1:33.00) in the Championship of America and fourth in the 4x1 (45.12) in the collegiate division at Penn Relays (3:35.81).

2013: NCAA Outdoor participant in the 4x100m ... NCAA East Preliminary participant in the in the 4x100m and the 4x400m ... Indoors, competed in the 60m and 200m, ran a season-best 60m time of 7.60 at the VT Final Qualifier and a season-best of 24.52 in the 200m at the SEC Indoor Championships...placed 22nd in the prelims of the 60m at the SEC Indoor Championships and 24th in the 200m prelim ... Outdoors, ran the 100m and 200m ... recorded a 100m season-best of 11.76 (+1.1) at the Spec Towns Relays where she finished fifth ... took 18th in the preliminary round at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 11.91...in the 200m, ran her best time of the year at the 2013 SEC Outdoor Championships with a 25.13 (+1.3) to finish 27th ... ran on the 4x400m team that posted their fastest time of the season at Florida Relays (3:35.19)... 4x4 finished fifth at SEC Outdoors and moved on to the NCAA East Prelims narrowly missing out on an NCAA bid ... member of the 4x100m relay team that ran the fastest time of the season at the NCAA East Preliminaries (44.62) to advance to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. ... foursome finished 11th at Historic Hayward Field with the Gamecocks' second-best time of the year (44.84).

2012: NCAA Outdoor participant in the 4x100m...NCAA East Preliminaries participant in the 200m and 4x100m...Indoors, competed in the 60m and 200m...top mark of 7.66 in the 60m to finish 15th in the prelims at the SEC Indoor Championships...top time of 24.74 in the 200m at the Rod McCravy Memorial...placed 25th in the prelims at the SEC Indoor Championships...Outdoors, competed in the 100m and 200m...placed sixth at Bob Pollack in the 100m with her top time of 11.83 to place sixth...placed 17th in the prelims at SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 11.93...in the 200m, registers a best time of 24.26 at the Spec Towns Invitational to take fourth in the competition...placed 20th in the prelims at the SEC Outdoor Championships...ran a 24.81 at the NCAA East Preliminaries...ran the third leg on the 4x100m relay team that placed six at SEC Outdoor Championships, registered their best time at NCAA East Preliminaries at 45.06 for a 12th place finish and ended the year at the NCAA Outdoors with a time of 45.48 to finish 22nd in the prelims.

2011: All-American outdoors in the 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relay ... NCAA East Preliminary qualifier in the 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay ... Indoors, competed in the 60m and 200m ... in the 60m, had a top time of 7.58 ... ran 7.59 to place 14th at the SEC Indoor Championships ... in the 200m, had a top time of 24.34 at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Outdoors, competed in the 100m and 200m ... in the 100m, had a top time of 11.75 at the Spec Towns Invitational ... Finished 16th at the SEC Outdoor Championships at 11.83 ... in the 200m, ran 24.33 to take 24th at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... had a top time of 23.97 ... Ran second leg for 4x100-meter relay team that placed fourth at the SEC Outodor Championships with a time of 44.50 ... Team finished fifth at the East Preliminary and 10th overall at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at 43.72 ... On the 4x400-meter relay team, ran anchor and placed ninth at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Took 18th as the second leg of the team that ran 3:36.57.

HIGH SCHOOL: Top times of 11.77 in the 100-meter dash and 24.44 in the 200-meter dash ... Ran 11.84 in 100-meter and 25.23 in the 200-meter at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals ... 2010 NCHSAA State Champion in the 100-meter and bronze medalist in the 200-meter dash ... Placed third in the 300-meter at 40.77 ... Bronze medalist in the 55-meter dash at 7.10.