Eight Gamecocks rank in East top 10
Meredith Mill, men's 4x100-meter relay collect wins
Georgia meet scheduled for Friday and Saturday
Gamecock Open competition set to begin at 12:30 p.m.
Five Gamecocks advance to Saturday finals
SOUTH CAROLINA CROSS COUNTRY: Recorded a PR of 21:23.67 to finish 23rd at the SEC Cross Country Championships. Competing in all but one event on the season, France was the second Gamecock to cross the finish line in all of her appearances.
AT VIRGINIA: Scored for UVA at the NCAA Southeastern Regional Championships with a time of 21:26 for the 6K, the team finished first overall to earn a birth in the NCAA Championships...in track, had her first attempt at the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:50.05 and competed the season with an unattached 5K with a time of 16:23...All-ACC Academic Team athlete
HIGH SCHOOL: Five-time state qualifier, three-time All-Region and five-time All-Ohio Academic Team...six-time All-District and All-Conference athlete at Dublin Coffman High School
PERSONAL: National Honor Society member...former board member of the Central Ohio March of Dimes...daughter of James and Angela France...has one sibling, Courtney...currently pursing a master's degree in sports and entertainment management...came to south Carolina because she felt the program is a positive, family-like atmosphere that is dedicated to fostering champions both on the track and also in the classroom.