Three other former South Carolina athletes advance.
South Carolina earns total of 10 bids with seven individual entries and three relays.
Six move on to event quarterfinals tomorrow.
Three-day meet at University of North Florida set for Thurs. - Sat.
Seventeen individual athletes to compete for a trip to NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore.
2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
2013: 2013 NCAA East Preliminary qualifier (110mH, 4x100m)...Indoors, won two of the three South Carolina home indoor meets, posting a best 55mh time of 7.38...Posted a pair of top-eight finishes at the Auburn Invitational and Hokie Invitational...clocked in with the ninth-fastest 60mH time in school history at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational, finishing fourth with a time of 7.85...took 10th place at the Tyson Invitational and finished in 13th at his first SEC Indoor Championships...Outdoors, concentrated on the high hurdles...posted top-five finishes in his first three outdoor meet at the Hurricane Invitational, Weems Baskin Invitational and the Raleigh Relays...at the SEC Outdoor Championships, punched his ticket to the finals with a then-season-best 14.00, the fifth-fastest time of the prelims...in the finals, took sixth to score with a time of 14.52 (-2.1)...qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary round and moved through the first round with a 14.00 (+1.2) and was just outside of the top-12 with his collegiate-best time of 13.90 (+0.7) to finish in 15th...also a relay member, running the second-fastest 4x100m time of the year at the NCAA East Preliminary round, finishing in 16th place.
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.