Senior Kierre Beckles takes third in 100m hurdles.
Four relay teams advance to Saturday finals as well.
Eight Gamecocks rank in East top 10
Meredith Mill, men's 4x100-meter relay collect wins
Georgia meet scheduled for Friday and Saturday
HIGH SCHOOL: Competed at US Junior Nationals to qualify as a US World Junior National Team participant at the 2012 IAAF World Junior Championships for the 110mH in Barcelona, Spain, where he finished sixth with a time of 13.71 after recording a mark of 13.56 at the US Junior Championships to earn a bid...Top marks of 13.56 in the 110m hurdles, 36.2 in the 300m hurdles, 10.60 in 100m, 48.3 in the 400m, 6.40 in the 55m and 7.71 in the 60m hurdles...holds four state records: the 110mH, the 300mH, the 4x100 and the 55mH...12 state titles over the course of his career: three in the 110mH, two in the 300mH, three in the 4x100m relay, two in the 4x200m relay, one 55mH and one in the 55m...2011-12 Gatorade Athlete of the Year...Washington Post All-Met 2011-12 for winter and spring...Washington Post All-Met Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year...Ranked #1 in the US in the 55mH...2011 club 4x400m ran a 3:11.
PERSONAL: Also an All-State football player at Potomac High School in Oxon Hill, Md...owns the Maryland high school state record with four interceptions in one game...intends to major in political science...also considered Clemson, Alabama, Auburn, Pittsburgh, Ohio, Ole Miss and Texas Tech...came to South Carolina for the coaching staff and to compete in the SEC.