Junior sprinter whose experience will become valuable to South Carolina's short sprints program.
2006: Contested the 55m, 60m and the 200m during the indoor season ... ran a 6.48 season-opener at the Gator Invitational ... while at the USC Invitational, clocked a 6.39 for a season-best time ... at the SEC Indoor Championship, ran a 6.42 for a 20th-place finish ... at the Virginia Tech Last Chance meet, ran a 6.91 in the 60m to conclude the indoor season ... the outdoor season began with a fine run of 10.64 to finish second at the Weems Baskin Relays ... a fifth-place finish at the Walt Disney World Invitational was produced in a time of 10.62 ... while competing at the Sea Ray Relays, broke the century tape in 10.61 for a PR ... at the SEC Outdoor Championships, ran 10.76 to finish 14th overall.
2005: Competed in the 60-meter dash during the indoor season ... best time was a 7.12 at the SEC Indoor Championships to place 20th overall ... ran the 100- and 200-meter dashes during the outdoor campaign ... ran a season-best 10.69 100-meters and a 22-flat 200-meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... placed 19th at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.99.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Spartanburg High School, where he lettered in track and field five years and football three years ... was a three-time all-region performer for coach Glover Smiley ... named team MVP.
PERSONAL: Nicholas Darren Lytle was born Oct. 13, 1985, in Spartanburg, S.C. ... parents are Ronald and Lyla Lytle ... is a business major.