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Kaleigh Higgins
Kaleigh Higgins

Hometown:
Niskayuna, N.Y.

High School:
Niskayuna

Event:
Middle Distances

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

04/19/2014

Gamecocks Shine at Final Home Outdoor Meet

South Carolina honors seniors, wins nine events.

04/12/2014

Gamecock Men, No. 23 Women Take Bill Carson Team Crowns

Royster, Collier and Todd win two individual events each.

03/22/2014

Gamecocks Dominate on Final Day at Shamrock Invitational

South Carolina women set four meet records and capture win in scored meet.

03/21/2014

Women's 4x2 Meet Record, Win Leads Start of Outdoor Season

Pole Vaulter Megan Wall collects win.

02/22/2014

Gamecocks Set Facility Records at VT Challenge, Collect Wins at Home

Scheper matches her own facility record, women's 4x4 set their own at VT's Rector Fieldhouse.

Woodrow Scholar
2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2013 Cross Country (Sophomore): 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 Track & Field (Freshman): A member of the 2013 Southeastern Conference First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... 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 ... Shifted to the 1500m outdoors, 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).

2012 Cross Country (Freshman): Did not compete.

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.

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