2008: Competed outdoors in the 400mH ... had a top time of 56.40 set at the Weems Baskin Relays and at the State USATF meet ... placed sixth overall at the Weems Baskin Relays.
2007: Did not run.
SUNY DELHI (2005-06): Competed at SUNY Delhi, an NJCAA Division III school in Delhi, N.Y. ... was an All- American, two-time all-conference runner and Region III champion and NJCAA national champion ... finished fourth in the 400m hurdles at the 2006 NJCAA Outdoor Championships with a time of 55.68 ... scored a point in the high jump as well with a 5-11 1/4 leap for eighth place ... top time in the 200m during the indoor season in 2006 was 25.54 ... clocked in at 2:02.32 in the 800m for his top time as a sophomore indoors ... ran the 1,000m in a career-best time of 2:49.30 ... best time in the 400m at outdoor meets was 52.80 ... set a personal record for the 800m with a time 2:00.90 in his final year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Colonie Central High School in Albany, N.Y., in 2004 ... lettered four years under coach Michael Palmer.
PERSONAL: Keith Anthony Romero was born Oct. 11, 1986, in Bronx, N.Y. ...mother's name is Madelyn Rodriquez-Benitez ... is an exercise science major who likes to run, lift weights and go dancing ... chose South Carolina because of its reputation as one of the best schools in the country.