Gamecock Open competition set to begin at 12:30 p.m.
Team rises six spots in the poll
Ninety-seven first-year Gamecocks achieve 3.00 or higher GPA in 2011-12
Group of freshmen and sophomores scored and qualified for finals Saturday
Freshman Andrew Seay is the first Gamecock to put points on the board
2012: Indoors, competed in the pentathlon...top marks of 9.12 in the 60m hurdles at the Tiger Paw Invitational, 5-07 (1.70m) in the high jump...16-06 (5.03m) in the long jump,2:26.71 in the 800m at the SEC Indoor Championships...28-07.75 (8.73m) in the shot put at the Gamecock Invitational...placed 11th in the pentathlon at the SEC Indoor Championships with 3,460 points...Outdoors, competed in the heptathlon..top marks of 27:04 in the 200m, 5.05.75 (1.67m) in the high jump,16-00.25 (4.88m) in the long jump and 60-02 (18.33m) in the javelin at the SEC Outdoor Championships...best of 2:27.93 in the 800m and 29-01 (8.86m) in the shot put at the Shamrock Invitational...14.99 in the 100m hurdles at the Spec Towns Invitational...finished ninth in the heptathlon at the SEC Outdoor Championships with 4,209 points
HIGH SCHOOL: Top times of 8.88 in the 60m hurdles, 14.27 in the 100m hurdles and 44.57 in the 300m hurdles ... also top marks of 5'8 in the high jump, 17'2 3/4 in the long jump and 4,419 points in the heptathlon ... placed second in the heptathlon at the 2011 New Balance Outdoor...competed in the 200m and 100m hurdles at the USATF National Junior Olympics ... the top ranked high jumper in North Carolina and ranked No. 40 in the nation ... took 12th at the New Balance Indoor Nationals in the high jump and 16th in the 60m hurdles ... competed as a multi-event athlete at the USATF National Junior Olympics, registering 4,397 points.