Three other former South Carolina athletes advance.
Brockington advances in 400-meter hurdles along with two former Gamecocks.
Five individuals receive Honorable Mention honors.
Petra Olsen continues the Gamecocks' meet in the pole vault tomorrow.
<3x All American
2013 (Freshman): NCAA Indoor participant in the 4x400m, earning second team All-America honors...NCAA Outdoor participant in the 400mH and 4x100m, collecting two second team All-America certificates...SEC All-Freshman Team in the outdoor 400mH...NCAA East Preliminary participant in the 400mH...Indoors, ran the high hurdles and the 200m...ran her fastest 60mH time of the season at the Tyson Invitational (8.58)...took 13th at her first SEC Indoor Championships in the hurdles with a time of 8.63...also ran the 200m, finishing 16th at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational with a time of 24.52...came in 18th place at SEC Indoors in the 200m (24.21)...a member of the 4x400m relay team that won silver at the SEC Indoor Championship (3:33.68) and finished 10th at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3:35.49)...Outdoors, primarily a 400mH runner...posted her first sub-1:00 time at the SEC Outdoor Championship in the prelims, with a time of 58.52...two days later in the finals, was leading the race before hitting the next-to-last hurdle, got up to finish the race and score for the Gamecocks...qualified for the NCAA East Preliminaries with her run at SEC Outdoors, sprinted to the eighth-fastest 400mH time in school history at 57.40 in the prelims at the NCAA East Preliminaries...in the finals, qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships with her ninth-place finish...took 16th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Historic Hayward Field...ran the first leg on the 4x100m relay that finished in sixth place at the NCAA East Preliminary with the fastest Gamecock time of the season (44.62)...moved on the Eugene for the NCAA Championships...foursome finished in 11th place with a time of 44.84...went on to run at the USATF Junior Championships, where she qualified for the finals with the fifth-fastest time in the field (59.40) and took fourth overall in the finals (58.83) to finish her season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Top marks while competing at Dudley High School: 8.21 in the 55m hurdles, 12.27 in the 100m, 14.36 in the 100m hurdles, 24.03 in the 200m, 39.25 in the 300m and 41.81 in the 300m hurdles...2009: 4x400m indoor state championship, won the outdoor conference, regional and state championship in the 4x100, 4x400 and the 300m hurdle...2010: outdoor 100m and 200m conference champion...2011: conference, regional and state runner up in the 4x200m outdoor....2012: 300m and 55m hurdle indoor state champion...outdoor conference, regional and state champion in the 300m hurdles and conference and regional champion in the 200m...state runner-up in the 200m...55mH conference and regional champion, state runner-up
PERSONAL: Member of the National Honor Society, SGA class president for four years...Senior Advisory Council President, track and field captain for two years, Community Service Award recipient and Humanitarian Award winner...daughter of Ronda Brockington and John Fewell and Karmel Brockington...has two siblings, Evinn and Jayce...intends to major in mass communications - advertising...also considered NC State, North Carolina, East Carolina, Georgetown, Georgia, NYU, Columbia and Brown...came to South Carolina because she felt it best encompassed the social and academic worlds and because the track team is the best extended family she could ask for at a university