Mary Fouse
Mary Fouse

Hometown:
Herndon, Va.

High School:
Langley

Event:
Distances

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


Cooper Scholar
Honors College
2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2013 Cross Country (Sophomore): Did not compete due to injury.

2013 Track & Field (Freshman): Indoors, ran the 5,000m three times, setting a new PR at the 2013 SEC Indoor Championships with a time of 17:14.85 in her first championship appearance...the time is the fifth-best in school history and earned her 17th place...Finished sixth in the 5,000m at the Armory Collegiate Invitational...ran the 3,000m at the Auburn Invitational, finishing 21st with a time of 10:15.65...Outdoors, competed in the 5,000m...ran her best time at the Raleigh Relays to finish 19th, a 17:19.54, the seventh fastest time in school history

2012 Cross Country (Freshman): Stood out as a freshman, finishing in third or fourth on the team ... Her third-place showing on the squad (64th overall) in the SEC Championships also ranked as her best 6K time (22:04.86) ... Came in fourth on the team in the NCAA Southeast Regional with a 22:18.08 clocking ... Ranked fifth on the team in the Gamecock Invitational, crossing the line in 19:01.40.

HIGH SCHOOL: Top marks of 22:30 in the 6000m, 18:32 in the 5000m, 18:17 in the 3 mile and 11:32 in the 3200m while competing at Langley High School in McLean, Va...two-time indoor district champion in the 4x800m and 3200m...two-time indoor All-Region in the 3200m...competed at the National Scholastic Indoor Championships in the 4x800m in 2009 and 2010...Leadership Award winner for indoor track in 2011 and 2012 and outdoor track in 2012

PERSONAL: Cooper Scholar and enrolled in the South Carolina Honors College...intends to major in early childhood education...a member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society, the Leadership Honor Society and the Quill & Scroll Honor Society...daughter of Ron and Stephanie Fouse....has five siblings - John, Patrick, Emily, Michael and Robert...also considered the College of William and Mary, Virginia, Duke and James Madison...Came to South Carolina because she felt the cross country and track programs were an excellent fit and that the campus and southern atmosphere were a good fit as well