Senior Kierre Beckles takes third in 100m hurdles.
Four relay teams advance to Saturday finals as well.
Meredith Mill, men's 4x100-meter relay collect wins
Five register top-10 finishes
Gamecock Open competition set to begin at 12:30 p.m.
2012: NCAA Outdoor participant in the 4x400m relay...Second-Team All-America honors for the 4x400m relay...USTFCCCA All-Academic status...Indoors, competed in the 400m...claimed fourth at the Rod McCravy Memorial...ran a top mark of 54.63 at the Tyson Invitational...placed 14th in the prelims at the SEC Indoor Championships running 54.79...ran third leg on the 4x400m relay team that placed sixth at the SEC Indoor Championships...ran second leg on the 4x400m relay team that took third at Last Chance Qualifiers with a 3:36.87
2011: Indoors, competed once before injury ended the season ... ran 56.16 in the 400m at the Texas A&M Challenge ... Did not compete outdoors.
2010: Indoor and Outdoor NCAA participant ... All-American in the 4x400m relay ... NCAA Regional Participant in the 4x400m ... SEC silver medalist in the 4x400m relay indoors ... All-SEC second team member ... indoors, competed in the 400m and 4x400m relay ... top time of 53.40 in the 400m at the NCAA Last Chance Meet ... placed fifth at the SEC prelims at 53.83 before getting disqualified in the finals ... Dis- qualified in the prelims of the NCAA Indoor Championships ... ran third leg of relay team that took SEC silver medal honors at 3:37.03 ... relay placed fourth at the NCAA Indoor Championships at 3:33.91 ... outdoors, competed in the 400m and 4x400m ... in the 400m, had a top time of 52.72 at the Florida Relays ... Ran anchor of 4x400m relay team at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
2009: NCAA Indoor Championship participant in the 400m ... SEC Indoor Freshman Runner of the Year ... SEC Indoor gold medalist in the 4x400m relay ... SEC Indoor bronze medalist in the 400m ... First Team All-SEC ... SEC All-Freshman Team ... in the 400m, opened her collegiate career with a victory at the Kentucky Invitational at 53.52 ... ran 53.50 at the New Balance Collegiate to place fifth overall ... hit a collegiate best 53.41 to earn bronze medal honors at the SEC Indoor Championships ... did not finish her race at the NCAA Indoor Championships due to injury ... ran the second leg of the women's 4x400m relay team that won the SEC title at 3:33.50 ... outdoors, battled injuries throughout the season but was able to compete in three meets ... took second in her only 400m race, running a 54.32 at the Friendship & Freedom Games ... ran the 800m twice, winning the State USATF Meet at 2:21.53 and running 2:22.39 at the Spec Town Relays.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated form the Boys & Girls School in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... competed in the 200m and 400m ... ran the No. 4 time in US history in the 400m at 52.83, set at the Pepsi Hall of Fame Classic indoor meet ... holds the state record in the 400m and the 2x400m relay ... all-american ... competed at the Penn Relays.
PERSONAL: Nadonia Chevelle Rodrigues was born Sept. 28, 1990 in Kingston, Jamaica ... undecided major ... daughter of Bobbet Blackman ... chose USC over LSU, TCU and Penn State.