Gamecocks honor last year's squad.
Four relay teams advance to Saturday finals as well.
Eight Gamecocks rank in East top 10
Five register top-10 finishes
Competition scheduled for Friday and Saturday
2013: Outdoors, battled injury in his second season in the Garnet and Black, throwing just twice...at Florida Relays, posted his season-best of 203-00 (61.87m) to finish in seventh place...over a month later tried to score for his team at SEC Championships, but finished in 12th place with a mark of 189-06 (57.77m)
2012: Earned javelin All-America honors, set new school record...NCAA Outdoors participant...USTFCCCA All-Academic status...Did not compete indoors...Outdoors, competed in the javelin...won the Weems Baskin Invitational...placed sixth at Penn Relays...scored for the Gamecocks at the SEC Outdoor Championships, placing fourth...participated in the NCAA East Preliminary meet, throwing 231-04 (70.53m) to place fourth...top mark of 238-06 (72.69m) at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to place ninth...competed at the US Olympic Trials
2011: Did not compete indoors ... Outdoors, competed unattached in the javelin throw with a top mark of 189-09 (57.81m) before redshirting.
HIGH SCHOOL: Bronze medalist at 2010 New Balance Nationals ... Placed 8th at 2009 Nike Outdoor Nationals ... Two-time New Jersey Group 4 state champion in the javelin ... Set state group record in the javelin at 209' ... Silver Medalist at the 2010 New Jersey Meet of Champions ... Two-time Skyland Conference javelin champion ... Skyland Conference discus champion ... First Team All-Area ... Took third at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals ... top marks of 209' in the javelin, 151'8 in the discus and 49'6 1/2 in the shot put.