Marisa Bellamy
Marisa Bellamy

Hometown:
Youngsville, NC

High School:
Bunn

Event:
Sprints

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


1x All-American
• Indoor 4x400m: 2014 First Team
All-SEC
• Indoor 4x400m: 2014 Second Team

2014: Indoors - Won the collegiate 400 meters at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational, PRing in the prelims at 55.36 and in the finals at 55.30...finished 16th at SEC Indoor Championships, lowering her personal best yet again to 54.56 to take 16th...ran the third leg on the third leg on the SEC Indoor Championships 4x400m relay with a time of 3:35.02...anchored the Gamecocks 4x4 at the NCAA Indoor Championships, holding off a surging Arkansas down the stretch to get the team on the podium in seventh place with a season-best time of 3:33.95...Outdoors - concentrated on the 400 meters, running a personal best 54.80 to capture her best finish of the year at the Georgia Invitational...four total top-five finishes...took 16th at the SEC Outdoor Championships (54.97)...also contributed to relays in the early portion of the season.

2013: Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL: Top times of 11.91 in the 100m, 23.90 in the 200m and 54.63 in the 400m while competing at Bunn High School in North Carolina...three-time Northern Conference Athlete of the Year...NCHSAA 2A MVP...2-time 200m and 400m NC state champion...100m state champion..won the 100m at the Bojangles Apex Relays...won the 400m at the Tennessee Volunteer Meet

PERSONAL: Also lettered in basketball and tennis...intends to major in physical therapy...daughter of Dennis and Irene Bellamy...has one sibling, Christopher...also considered Tennessee and LSU, but decided to come to South Carolina because of it's track program and the excellent academic program