* Two-Time All-American *
A two-time All-American relay team member, Giles is expected to continue her team contributions while developing individual speed.
2006: During the indoor season, focused mainly on the 200m and 400m ... ran 56.68 at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... at the Gator Invitational, ran 25.35 before running 24.88 and 56.49 in the 200m and 400m at the SEC Indoor Championships ... outdoors, Giles ran a leg of the 4x100-meter relay ... at the SEC Outdoor Championships, ran 55.34 before a 54.08 effort at the NCAA East Regional Championships.
2005: Focused on the 200- and 400-meter dashes ... turned in her best indoor times in both events at the SEC Championships, finishing 29th in the 200 with a time of 25.12 and 19th in the 400 with a time of 56.08 ... turned in a then-career-best 25.03 in the 200 at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... best time in the 400m was 56.23 at the Tennessee Quad Meet ... was 28th in the 200 (25.27) and 16th in the 400 (57.26) at the SEC Outdoor Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in track and field four straight years at Tallwood High School in Virginia Beach, Va., where she was coached by her dad, Michael ... won six state championships and was a member of three state championship 4x400-meter relays ... won three 500m indoor state championship titles, two 400m outdoor state championship titles and was ranked second in the nation in 11th grade in the 500m ... also an honor roll student.
PERSONAL: Faraign Catherine Giles was born May 19, 1986, in Roanoke, Va. ... parents are Michael and Carolyn Giles ... pursuing a degree in sociology ... would like to be a forensic pathologist ... turned down Penn State to sign with South Carolina.