Kevin Keating
Kevin Keating

Hometown:
Hamilton Ohio

High School:
Stephen T. Badin

Event:
Middle Distances

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


05/16/2014

Asselin, Graham Score; Four Gamecocks Advance at SEC Outdoors

Freshman Alexandre Asselin takes fourth in decathlon.

05/10/2014

Gamecocks Close Outdoor Regular Season with Seven Wins

SEC Outdoor Championships begin Thurs., May 15.

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.

04/05/2014

Gamecocks Wrap Up 2014 Florida Relays

Relays post four top-five finishes

• 2013, 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2011-12 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2014: Indoors - in his primary event of the 800 meters, posted a pair of wins at the Gamecock's home meets...ran a personal best 1:55.72 to finish 28th at the distance at SEC Indoor Championships...Outdoors - ran the 800 meters, capturing three top-five finishes...best result came at the USC Outdoor Open where he took third (1:55.54)...saved his best effort for SEC Outdoor Championships, posting a 1:54.92 to finish 27th.

2013: Indoors, in four 800m races, posted a top time of 2:00.35 at the Tiger Paw Invitational to take 16th...won the Gamecock Indoor Open with a time of 2:03.68...Outdoors, ran the 800m twice, posting a season-best time of 1:57.36 at the Hurricane Open

2012:Indoors, competed in 800m...ran a season best 1:56.89 at the SEC Indoor Championships...Outdoors, competed in the 800m....ran a season-best 1:54.61 at the SEC Championships

HIGH SCHOOL: Best of 1:56.96 in the 800m to place sixth at Ohio state meet while competing at Badin High School in Hamilton, Ohio...2011 GCL North/Central 800m Champion...2011 Cincinnati Enquirer Division 3 First Team All-Star

PERSONAL: National Merit Commended Scholar, US Army Reserve National Scholar Award...qualified for International DECA Conference in Quiz Bowl...also lettered in soccer and was a team captain...son of Joe and Linda Keating....two siblings, Kara and Patrick...intends to major in exercise science and minor in psychology...also considered Alabama, Ohio State, Georgia...came to South Carolina because he knew he would fit in and that he could find success within the Gamecock family.