Selections extend Gamecock streak to six years.
2007: Indoors, competed in the heptathlon as well as seeing action in the shot put and long jump ... scored a personal-best 4,810 in the heptathlon at the SEC Indoor Championships, placing fifth overall ... recorded an 8.77 in the 60mH, a 7.33 showing in the 60m dash, a 6-2 clearance in the high jump, a 12-11 1/2 showing in the pole vault, a long jump of 21-4 1/4 and a throw of 48-5 1/2 in the shot put while at the SECs ... Competed in over 10 different events for the Gamecocks during the outdoor season ... recorded a season-best time of 50.03 to finish 13th in the 400m at the Jim Click Shootout ... placed fourth in the 110m hurdles at the Weems Baskin Relays at 15.31 ... cleared 12-5 1/2 at Weems Baskin to finish third in the pole vault ... earned second place at the Spec Towns National Invite with a long jump of 21-6 3/4 ... scored and placed sixth in the decathlon with a personal-best score of 6.440 at the SEC Outdoor Championships.
2006: Competed in the heptathlon during the indoor season ... at the SEC Indoor Championships, scored 4,773 points in the heptathlon to finish seventh ... recorded a 6.84 in the 60mH, a 20-7 1/4 in the long jump, a 6-0 1/4 in the high jump, a 3:09.16 in the 1,000m and an 11-10 3/4 in the pole vault while at SECs ... outdoors, competed in a slew of events ... ran 15.78 for a 110mH season-opener at the Florida Relays, and contested the short hurdles three more times during the outdoor season ... ran the 400 at the Murray Neely Invitational, posting a 53.95 race time ... competed in field events as well ... recorded a 12-7 1/2 in the pole vault, 42-6 1/4 in the shot put, 114-0 in the discus and 136-11 in the javelin ... in his specialty, the decathlon, scored 6,385 points at the Sea Ray Relays for an eighth-place finish ... followed with a 5,515-point finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships for ninth place.
HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Glover Smiley at Spartanburg High School ... competed in track and field and football for the Vikings ... named to the all-region, all-county and all-state teams ... was a six-time letterman and team MVP ... was the Spartanburg Herald Journal Athlete of the Year ... helped his team to the region and county titles ... top marks were 14.41 in the 110-meter hurdles, 6-6 in the high jump and 53-6 in the shot put ... was an honor roll student and a member of the Beta Club.
PERSONAL: Curt Seward McGill was born Dec. 2, 1986, in Washington, D.C. ... parents are Charles and Johnette McGill ... pursuing a degree in exercise science ... would like to become a physical therapist ... also considered Clemson and Tennessee before casting his lot with South Carolina.