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Maya Evans

Maya Evans
Maya  Evans

Hometown:
Wilson, N.C.

High School:
Fike

Event:
Middle Distances

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

Major:
Public Health

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

06/30/2015

Gamecocks Top SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Ninth-straight spring with over 100 students making the list

06/30/2015

Gamecocks Top SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Ninth-straight spring with over 100 students making the list

06/30/2015

Gamecocks Top SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Ninth-straight spring with over 100 students making the list

01/28/2017

2017 Razorback Invitational

Photos from the 2017 Razorback Invitational (Jan. 27-28, 2017; Photos by Gunnar Rathbun)

2017 SEC Brad Davis Community Service Leader of the Year
McKissick Scholar
Honors College
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 SEC Community Service Team
2016, 2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2015, 2016, 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013-14 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2017
Indoors: Ran the 400m, 500m, 600m and 800m individually... finished third at the Clemson Invitational in the 500 with a time of 1:16.49... ran the 400 at the SEC Championships, finishing 32nd with a PR of 56.26... part of the 4x800m relay at the Armory Invitational that finished fourth with a time of 9:28.95, sixth in school history.
Outdoors: Ran the 400m and the 800m... set a PR in the 400 at the Weems Baskin Invitational, clocking in at 55.11... ran the 400 at the SEC Championships, with a time of 55.88 good for 26th... part of the swimming 4x800m relay team at the Weems Baskin Invitational... served as an alternate on the 4x400m relay at the NCAA East Regional.

2016
Indoors: Finished second in the 400 at the Virginia Tech Invite, with a top time of 57.09... came fifth in the 500m at the Armory Invite... ran the 800 at the conference championship, coming in with a top seasonal time of 2:13.87... also ran on 4x400m and 4x800m relay teams... finished fifth with the 4x800 at the Armory Invite, helping the team run the fourth-fastest time in school history (9:27.69).
Outdoors: Ran three races as an individual outdoors, one in the 400 and two in the 800... had a top finish of 10th place in the 800 at the Spec Towns Invite... ran on 4x400m, 4x800m and sprint medley relays.

2015
Indoors: Ran the 800 at two meets... finished 21st at the SEC Championship, running a time of 2:15.56... was a member of the 4x4 and 4x8 relay teams... part of the 4x8 team that ran a time of 9:15.76 at the Armory Invite, the second-fastest in program history.
Outdoors: Ran her best 800 of the year at the Bill Carson Invite, finishing second with a time of 2:11.91... became a key member of the relays, participating in the 4x4, 4x8, distance medley and sprint medley relays... won the 4x4 relay at the Crimson Tide Invite (3:46.13)... finished 16th in the prelims at the SEC Championships (2:13.14).

President's Volunteer Award- Silver Medalist... SAAC Representative... Resident Mentor... Community Service Ambassador in 2014-15 and Impact Leader in 2015-16... Involved with Office of Multicultural Student Affairs - Diversity Peer Educator and Multicultural Outreach Student Team for 2014-15, 2015-16.

2014
Indoors: Finished second at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational in the 500 meters, registering a time of 1:13.52...ran her best 400 meter time at her first SEC Indoor Championships, turning in a 56.29 to take 24th.
Outdoors: Ran the 400 meters early in the season, posting her best finish at the Weems Baskin Invite (2nd - 56.70) and her top time of 56.55 at the USC Outdoor Open...turned to the 800 meters for her final two meets of the season, running a 2:13.21 to take second at the Bill Carson invite and taking 20th at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 2:14.86... was a member of the 4x800m relay at Penn Relays that finished 12th, but turned in the No. 9 time in program history at 9:10.42.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned varsity letters in track each year of her high school career at Fike High School in Wilson, N.C., while also earning two volleyball varsity letters...2013 1A/2A/3A North Carolina indoor state champion and record holder in the 500-meter dash...2013 3A North Carolina outdoor state champion...boasts personal bests of 41.97 in the 300m, and 55.80 in the 400m

PERSONAL
Originally from Fairfax, Va., Maya is the daughter of Lisa and Stacey Evans and has two siblings, Rachel and Noah...was an honor roll student and National Honor Society member with a 4.5 GPA...posted 500 volunteer and community service hours...earned the Outstanding Service Award, Fike Faculty Citizenship Trophy was the 2012-13 Fike Female Scholar Athlete of the Year...in 2013 was the Student Body President, Homecoming Queen and Prom Queen.

Indoor Personal Records
400m
56.26 (2/24/17 SEC Indoors)
500m
1:13.52 (2/7/14 Armory Collegiate)
800m
2:13.87 (2/27/16 SEC Championship)
Outdoor Personal Records
400m
55.11 (3/25/17 Weems Baskin Invitational)
800m
2:11.91 (4/11/15 Bill Carson Invite)
 

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