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Michael Elwood

Michael Elwood
Michael  Elwood

Hometown:
Greensboro, N.C.

High School:
Northern Guilford

Event:
Middle Distances

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

Major:
International Business

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

07/01/2015

Gamecocks Post 98 on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the way for the eighth-consecutive year on first-year listing

07/01/2015

Gamecocks Post 98 on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the way for the eighth-consecutive year on first-year listing


Sims Scholar
2016, 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014-15 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2017
Indoors: Ran the 800m twice, with a top finish of 20th at the Clemson Invitational.
Outdoors: Ran the 800m three times... ran a season-best 1:58.60 at the Weems Baskin Invitational... finished 12th in the 800 at the USC Open... ran the anchor leg of the 4x400m relay at the USC Open, finishing third.

2016
Indoors: Opened the season with a third-place finish in the 800 at the USC Open #1... ran a personal-best 800 time of 1:57.56 to take ninth at the Virginia Tech Invite... also ran the 1000m at the meet, running another personal best (2:28.32).
Outdoors: Ran in four meets in the spring... had a top finish of 12th place at the Yellow Jacket Invite, running the 800 in 1:56.27... set a new personal best of 1:55.99 to take 15th at the Seminole Invite.

2015
Indoors: Did not compete.
Outdoors: Ran the 800 for the team... competed at three meets, with a top time of 1:58.27 at the Shamrock Invite... finished ninth at the Bill Carson Invite (1:59.23).

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four letters in cross country and seven letters between indoor and outdoor track while competing at North Guilford High School... took silver in the 4x800m relay at the 2012 NCHSAA 3A state championship... came back to take gold in the 4x800m and third in 4x400m in 2014... member of the sprint medley relay team that placed eighth at the New Balance National Championships.

PERSONAL
Born July 20, 1996... son of John and Laureen Elwood... has one older brother, John, who competes in track at UNC Greensboro... plans to major in international business.

Indoor Personal Records
800m
1:57.56 (1/15/16 Virginia Tech Invite)
1000m
2:38.32 (1/15/16 Virginia Tech Invite)
Outdoor Personal Records
800m
1:55.99 (3/15/16 Seminole Invite)
 

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