Cross country runner ... hard worker who will run the mile indoors and the 1,500 outdoors.
2006 CROSS COUNTRY: Regular top-five finisher for the Gamecocks despite nagging injuries and illness ... finished 14th overall in the Gamecock Invitational in a season-best 19:07 ... was the team's fifth-place finisher and 46th overall at the Great American Festival ... placed 45th at the Furman Invitational ... finished 73rd at the SEC Championships with a time of 23:38 in the 6K event ... also competed in the NCAA Southeast Regionals.
2006: Indoors, competed in the 800m three times with a seasonal PR of 2:26.57 at the Gator Invitational ... her other two times were 2:29.32 and 2:27.53 ... ran the 1,000m once in 3:13.52 ... did not run during the outdoor season.
2005 CROSS COUNTRY: Regular scorer on the squad as a true freshman ... turned in a 19:38 clocking at the Clemson Invitational ... was Carolina's fourth-place finisher and ranked 81st overall at the SEC Championships with a time of 22:55 ... also was the fourth Gamecock runner to cross the line at the NCAA Southeast Regional meet with a time of 24:03.
HIGH SCHOOL: Is a 2005 graduate of Eldorado High School in Albuquerque, N.M, where she lettered in cross country and track and field ... top times included a 5K performance of 18:56 at the UNM Invitational and an 11:48.44 in the 3,200m at the Albuquerque Invitational ... was a four-time all-district and three-time all-state performer.
PERSONAL: Anna Elise Petrov was born Sept. 11, 1986 ... is the daughter of David and Susan Petrov ... pursuing a degree in early childhood education ... a McKissick Scholar at South Carolina ... favorites include the movie "Cinderella Man," the Detroit Pistons and The GAP.