Gamecock Open competition set to begin at 12:30 p.m.
Team rises six spots in the poll
Basden improves to seventh in the NCAA
Scheper improves school high jump record
Senior hurdler takes sixth in 60m hurdle championship
SOUTH CAROLINA CROSS COUNTRY: In 2012, did not compete...in 2011, missed part of the season due to injury but was a top five runner when healthy ... did not compete at NCAA Southeast Region and took 95th at SEC Championships ... had a top time of 18:34 ... in 2010, had top times of 18:23 in the 5K and 22:48 in the 6K ... a top seven runner for South Carolina ... placed fourth for South Carolina at the SEC Championships at 22:58.
2012: Indoors, competed in the 800m, 1000m and mile...finished 8th at the Virgina Tech Invitational...top mark in the 800m of 2:18.21 at the Tyson Invitational...top 1000m time of 3:01.84 to place ninth at the Virgina Tech Invitational...in the mile, had a top time of 5:14.56...Outdoors, did not compete
2011: Indoors, competed in the 800m and mile run ... in the 800m, had a top time of 2:16.04 ... in the mile, had a top time of 5:08.41 ... ran second leg of the DMR team that placed sixth at the SEC Indoor Championships at 11:46.13 ... outdoors, competed in the 800m ... had a top time of 2:16.71 at both the Shamrock and Spec Towns Invitationals ... took 23rd in the prelims at the SEC Outdoor Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Bronze medalist in the 800m and 1600m at the New Jersey State Non-Public Championships ... had top times of 2:12 (800m) and 4:56 (1,600m) ... competed in track and cross country at Kingsway Regional High School.