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David Winters
David  Winters

Hometown:
Capitol Heights, Md.

High School:
Suitland

Last College:
Barton County CC

Event:
Sprints

Year I/O:
Sr./Sr.

2017 Second-Team Outdoor All-American - 4x100m Relay
2016 Second-Team Indoor All-American - 200m
2016 Honorable Mention Outdoor All-American - 4x100m Relay
2016 South Carolina Athletic Department's Newcomer of the Year

2017
Indoors: Ran twice in the regular season, competing in the 200m at the Tiger Paw Invitational and Tiger Tuneup... ran the 60m at the SEC Championships, finishing 14th.
Outdoors: Was a stalwart for the Gamecocks in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay... won the season-opening Hurricane Invitational in the 100m, with a time of 10.36... finished on the podium six times in the regular season between the 100 and the 200... ran his best 100 mark as a Carolinian at the Gamecock Invitational, 10.30... finished 12th in the 100 and 15th in the 200 at the SEC Championships... qualified for the NCAA East Regional in both the 100 and 200... ran a new Carolina-best 100 at regionals, 10.20, to advance to the quarterfinals, but he was disqualified in the second round due to a false start... also made the NCAA quarterfinals in the 200, where he finished 15th... helped the 4x100m relay team win three regular season meets and finished eighth at the East Regional to earn a spot in Eugene... earned second-team All-America honors at the NCAA Outdoor Championships by finishing 15th in the 4x1... ended his career with the sixth-best mark in both the 100 and the 200 in Carolina history.

2016
Indoors: Made an instant impact, earning second-team All-American honors for the indoor 200... ran 6.29 in the 55m dash at the USC Open #1 to win the event and post the 9th-fastest time in school history... won the 60m dash at the prestigious Armory Invite, running 6.71 in the final... ran 6.66 at the SEC championship, fifth-fastest in school history... he also entered the record books for the 200m at SECs, as his time of 20.61 in the qualifiers now ranks second all time... qualified for nationals, where he finished 13th overall in the prelims.
Outdoors: Opened his spring with a win in the 100m at the Yellow Jacket Invite, running 10.46... qualified for the NCAA East Regional for both the 100 and 200m... he qualified for the finals of the 100 at the regional meet, but finished 19th in the final to miss the cut for nationals... did make it to Eugene as part of the 4x100m relay, but the team did not finish their preliminary run due to a dropped baton.

2015
Joined the team in January... did not compete indoors or outdoors.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Competed for two seasons at Barton County Community College... won the 60 Meter and 200 Meter Dash titles with season-best performances at the Region VI Indoor Championships... Junior College All-American.

HIGH SCHOOL
Won the 2012 Maryland State Championship in the 100 and 200 for Suitland High School... Won the 2012 New Balance Outdoor Nationals title in the 200.

Indoor Personal Records

55m 6.29 (1/9/16 USC Open #1)

60m 6.66 (2/26/16 SEC Championship)

200m 20.61 (2/26/16 SEC Championship) Outdoor Personal Records

100m 10.16 (+1.3) (4/9/14 KT Woodman Classic)

200m 20.51 (+1.4) (4/26/14 West Texas A&M Classic)

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