Program hosts final home meet of the season
Gamecock Open competition set to begin at 12:30 p.m.
Royster sweeps the men's 100m & 200m; women take both relays
Kryst wins long jump and triple jump
Team rises six spots in the poll
SOUTH CAROLINA CROSS COUNTRY: Did not compete in 2012.
HIGH SCHOOL: Top marks of 58.7 in the 400m, 1:36.99 in the 600m, 2:12.6 in the 800m, 3:00.27 in the 100m and 4:47.8 in the 1500m while competing at Niskayuna High School in Niskayuna, NY...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: Also lettered in soccer... a National Honor Society Member...given the Medal of Academic Excellence in 2012...intends to major in exercise science... considered Michigan and Rhode Island...chose South Carolina because of the beauty of the history-filled campus, the family-like atmosphere of the cross country team and school as well as the great exercise science program.