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Kaleigh Higgins
Kaleigh  Higgins

Hometown:
Niskayuna, N.Y.

High School:
Niskayuna

Event:
Middle Distances

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

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

06/30/2015

Gamecocks Top SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Ninth-straight spring with over 100 students making the list

06/30/2015

Gamecocks Top SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Ninth-straight spring with over 100 students making the list

06/30/2015

Gamecocks Top SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Ninth-straight spring with over 100 students making the list

Exercise Science Major
Woodrow Scholar
2014, 2015 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2015

Indoor: Ran in one race, the 55m hurdles at the USC Open (8.27).

Outdoor: Ran the 800 twice, with a top time and finish of 13th at the Bill Carson Invite (2:22.64)... also ran on the 4x400 team at Bill Carson, finishing third (4:00.05).

2014

Indoor: Ran the 800 meters and the 1,000 meters...won the 800 meters at the Gamecock Indoor #1 (2:30.14)...posted her best time at the Hokie Invite, clocking in at 2:21.32...also turned in her best 1,000 meters at the Hokie Invite, crossing in 2:03.78.

Outdoor: Ran the 800 meters four times, posting a best time in her first appearance, clocking a 2:19.35 at the Shamrock Invite.

2013 Cross Country: Competed twice on the year ... Posted her top 5K time of 21:22.40 in the Carolina Challenge to open the year ... Ranked 18th overall in the Gamecock Invitational #1 (21:50.15).

2013

Indoor: Ran the 800m indoors on three occasions, posting her best time in the Armory Collegiate at 2:21.29 ... Twice ran the third leg of the distance medley relay, helping the team post a time of 11:49.79 in the Armory Collegiate, the second-best time of the spring.

Outdoor: Ran the 1500, tallying her best time in her first race at the Hurricane Invite (4:54.23) ... Finished third in that race and second in the Gamecock Open (4:56.36).

HIGH SCHOOL

2012 Dunkin Donuts Regional Scholar Athlete...2012 Lynn Cleveland Track and Field Award...state champion in the 2012 intersectional relay...placed fourth in the 600m at the 2011 NY state championships...2012 sectional champion in the 800m...MVP for indoor and outdoor track 2010-12...Section 2 All-Star for the 600m in 2011...two-time New Balance and Nike Nationals qualifier.

PERSONAL

National Honor Society Member... given the Medal of Academic Excellence in 2012... considered Michigan and Rhode Island.

Personal Records

55mH 8.27 (2/7/15 USC Open)

800m 2:21.29 (2/2/13 Armory Collegiate)

1000m 3:03.78 (1/24/14 Hokie Invite)

Outdoor Personal Records

800m 2:19.35 (3/22/14 Shamrock Invite)

1500m 4:54.23 (3/16/13 Hurricane Invite)

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