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Precious Holmes

Precious Holmes
Precious  Holmes

Hometown:
New Haven, Conn.

High School:
New Haven Academy

Event:
Sprints

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

Major:
Sociology

05/29/2014

Zuidema Earns NCAA Outdoor Bid on Day 1 at NCAA East Preliminaries

Five Gamecocks advance to event quarterfinals.

05/28/2014

Gamecocks Look to Advance to Eugene at NCAA East Prelims

Three-day meet at University of North Florida set for Thurs. - Sat.

05/22/2014

Gamecocks Earn 24 Bids to NCAA East Preliminary

Seventeen individual athletes to compete for a trip to NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore.

05/17/2014

Graham's Silver Leads the Gamecocks on Day 3 at SEC Outdoors

Gamecocks push three to 110-meter hurdle finals.

05/14/2014

Gamecocks Set for 2014 SEC Outdoor Championships

Meet at University of Kentucky set for Thurs.-Sun.

01/28/2017

2017 Razorback Invitational

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

2014 First Team All-American: Indoor 4x400m Relay
2016 First Team All-American: Outdoor 4x400m Relay
2017 Second-Team All-American: Indoor 4x400m Relay
2014 Second Team All-SEC: 4x400m Relay
2016 Second Team All-SEC: 4x400m Relay

2017
Indoors: Ran the 400m individually at three meets... won the Armory Invitational in 53.57, a season best... was a big part of the 4x400m relay team...including second place finishes at the Vanderbilt and Razorback meets and a victory at the Armory Invitational... finished ninth at the NCAA Championships, running a season-best 3:32.14 to earn second-team All-America status.
Outdoors: Specialized in the 400m individually... won the season-opening Hurricane Invitational in 54.07... placed 13th at the SEC Championships in 53.56... qualified for the NCAA East Regional, where she advanced from the first round with another run of 53.56... ran a season-best 53.28 in the NCAA quarterfinals, but finished 22nd and did not advance... part of the 4x400m relay squads that won the Weems Baskin Invitational and USC Open... qualified for the NCAA East Regional in the 4x4 relay.

2016
Indoors: Did not compete.
Outdoors: Earned All-American honors as part of the 4x400m relay... regional qualifier in the 400m... showed major signs of improvement after missing the 2015 season due to injury... posted a time of 53.61 to take 13th in the SEC Championship prelims for the 400m... ran her top time of the season at the regional meet, crossing in 53.54 for 29th place... emerged as a vital member of the mile relay, moving into a permanent role as the anchor leg at the Penn Relays, where the team finished fourth... helped the relay win silver at SECs with a time of 3:28.53, the eighth-fastest time in school history (best since 2007)... won bronze at nationals with the mile relay.

2015
Indoor: Opened the season with a second-place finish in the 800 at the Orange and Purple Classic (2:18.18)... won the 400 at the Hokie Invite (54.92)... ran her top 400 time en route to a win at the Armory Invitational, crossing in 53.83.
Outdoor: Did not compete.

2014
Indoor: Won back-to-back meets at the Hokie Invite and the Hilton Garden Invite...finished second with a then personal record 53.33 at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational, where she also ran leadoff on the winning 4x4...earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors for her performance at the Armory...lowered her PB to 53.10 in the prelims of the SEC Indoor Championships to qualify for finals, but was DQ'ed... the Gamecocks 4x4 team took second at SEC Indoors with a 3:35.02 and then earned a place on the podium at NCAAs, running a season-best 3:33.95 to finish seventh.
Outdoor: Named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week after the her performance at the Shamrock Invitational, the Gamecocks' first outdoor meet of the season, as she was a part of three wins at meet record pace, in the 400m, 4x2 and 4x4 to help the Gamecocks to a win the scored meet...season best came at the Shamrock Invite with a 52.89...took second at the Bill Carson Invite (53.43) and did not run for another month until SEC Outdoors, where she finished 14th...NCAA East Preliminary Round participant, but did not finish her race.

HIGH SCHOOL
Won indoor nationals in the 400m in 2013 with a time of 53.43. Placed second in the Brooks PR meet in 2012 with a time of 53.53 and the following year placed first with a 54.37... Broke state records in the 300m, 400m, and the 600m as a junior in high school...holds outdoor PRs of 52.67 in the 400m, 24.04 in the 200m and 12.03 in the 100m...indoor personal bests of 53.43 in the 400m, 2:18 in the 800m, 25.18 in the 200m.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Cynthia Agnew and Russell Holmes...has two siblings, Kyle Holmes and Jocelyn Rogers... also considered Texas A&M, Florida, UCF and Indiana.

Indoor Personal Records
400m
53.10 (2/28/14 SEC Indoors)
800m
2:19.77 (1/10/15 Orange and Purple Classic)
Outdoor Personal Records
400m
52.89 (3/22/14 Shamrock Invite)
 

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