Nation's best compete Thurs., Feb. 27-Sat., Mar. 1, at Texas A&M
Meet competition begins Friday and concludes Saturday.
Field events begin at 9 a.m.; running events kick off at 12 p.m.
Gamecocks honor last year's squad.
Student-athletes celebrate end of the 2012-13 academic year with awards ceremony and dinner.
2013 Cross Country (Redshirt Sophomore): Did not compete due to injury.
2013 Track & Field (R-Fr./So.): NCAA Outdoor Championships participant in the 10,000m...Set a new 10,000m school record at the NCAA East Preliminary Round...Captured silver in the 5,000m at the SEC Indoor Championships, setting a new school record and earning Second Team All-SEC and SEC All-Freshman honors...Named to the 2013 Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll ... Ran the 3000m indoors once, posting a 9:53.55 in the Auburn Invite to finish ninth ... Moved back to 5000m for the rest of the indoor season, finishing fourth in the Armory Collegiate before improving her time in the Husky Classic a week later (16:32.48) ... Gained the silver at the SEC Championships in the 5000m, breaking a school record with her 16:19.02 clocking ... Moved to 10000m outdoors, making the NCAA field in the longest distance event ... Finished fourth in the Raleigh Relays before taking 11th in the SEC Championships ... Tallied her best time in the NCAA Prelims at 33:43.95 while finishing 17th in the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
2012 Cross Country (Redshirt Freshman): Ranked as the Gamecocks' top finisher in all the events she competed ... Paced the field in the season-opening Gamecock Invitational, posting a 17:10.2 in her only 5K of the fall ... Her top 6K time came in the final race of the season, finishing eighth with her 20:40.43 clocking ... Both stand as the fastest cross country times at those distances in South Carolina history ... Garnered SEC All-Freshman Team honors and second-team All-SEC accolades with a 13th-place showing at the SEC Championships (21:02.30) ... Won the Black section of the NCAA Pre-Nationals at Louisville with a 6K time of 21:03.5 ... Finished second in the Vanderbilt Invitational (21:06.24) ... Came in third at the Charlotte Invitational 6K (21:13.50).
2012 Track & Field (Freshman): Did not compete in indoor season. Ran the 5000m in outdoors, taking first at the Spec Towns Invitational...placed eighth, scoring for the Gamecocks, at SEC Outdoor Championships with her top mark of 16:55.82 making her the fastest freshman in the event in South Carolina history.
2011 Cross Country (Freshman): Did not compete.
HIGH SCHOOL: Had top times of 18:20 in the 5K and 11:18 in the 3200m ... three-time PIAA state qualifier and a medalist in 2009 ... finished 14th in the state of Pennsylvania in 2009 ... Second Team All-State selection ... three-time district qualifier in track.
PERSONAL: The daughter of Roy and Julie Lampe, Kayla has one sister, Jill, who is also a part of the Gamecocks' track and cross country teams ... Majoring in nursing.