Tyler Brockington
Tyler Brockington

Hometown:
Greensboro, N.C.

High School:
Dudley

Event:
Sprints, Hurdles

Year (I/O):
Jr./Jr.


6x All-American
• 400mH: 2013 Second Team, 2014 Honorable Mention
• 4x100m: 2013 Second Team, 2014 Second Team
• Outdoor 4x400m: 2014 Second Team
• Indoor 4x400m: 2013 Second Team, 2014 First Team
2013 SEC Indoor 4x400m Silver Medalist
All-SEC
• Indoor 4x400m: 2013 Second Team
• 2013 SEC All-Freshman (400mH)

2014: Hurdle specialist and relay mainstay...Indoors - ran at nearly every sprint distance...entered the Gamecock's all-time top 10 in the 60-meter hurdles, posting an 8.37 to win the Virginia Tech Challenge...narrowly missed finals at SEC Indoor Championships in the high hurdles, taking 11th with a time of 8.44...helped South Carolina to a 4x4 win at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational (3:37.79)...ran the third leg on the Gamecocks' 4x4 at the NCAA Indoor Championships, helping the team to their best time of the season at 3:33.95 and getting on the podium with a seventh place finish...Outdoors - took second in the 110mH at the Shamrock Invite (13.98)...ran a personal best 13.61 to finish third at the Bill Carson Invite...took sixth place at SEC Outdoors with a then-season best 57.74 and turned in a lifetime best performance at NCAA Prelims, laying down the fastest time of her career in prelims at 56.96 and then returned to the track in the quarterfinals to post a 56.65, the No. 5 time in school history...finished 19th at her second NCAA Outdoors with a time of 59.92...in addition to 400mH, also helped the 4x1 relay to a 12th place finish at Hayward field (44.54) and the 4x4 to 16th at 3:36.09...a busy weekend at Penn Relays included a fourth place finish in the collegiate division 4x1 (45.12), a third place finish in the Championship of America 4x2 (1:33.00) a second place finish in the shuttle hurdle relays (55.21) and a fourth place finish in the collegiate 4x4 (3:35.81)...4x4 finished fifth at SEC Outdoors (3:35.49) and posted a season-best 4x4 time of 3:35.38 at NCAA East Preliminary...4x1 took sixth a SEC Outdoors (44.50) and went on to qualify for NCAA's with a season best 44.20 at Prelims...continued her season at USATF Senior Outdoor Championships, advancing through the prelims (58.16) and into the semifinals, ultimately finishing 12th (58.49).

2013 (Freshman): NCAA Indoor participant in the 4x400m, earning second team All-America honors...NCAA Outdoor participant in the 400mH and 4x100m, collecting two second team All-America certificates...SEC All-Freshman Team in the outdoor 400mH...NCAA East Preliminary participant in the 400mH...Indoors, ran the high hurdles and the 200m...ran her fastest 60mH time of the season at the Tyson Invitational (8.58)...took 13th at her first SEC Indoor Championships in the hurdles with a time of 8.63...also ran the 200m, finishing 16th at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational with a time of 24.52...came in 18th place at SEC Indoors in the 200m (24.21)...a member of the 4x400m relay team that won silver at the SEC Indoor Championship (3:33.68) and finished 10th at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3:35.49)...Outdoors, primarily a 400mH runner...posted her first sub-1:00 time at the SEC Outdoor Championship in the prelims, with a time of 58.52...two days later in the finals, was leading the race before hitting the next-to-last hurdle, got up to finish the race and score for the Gamecocks...qualified for the NCAA East Preliminaries with her run at SEC Outdoors, sprinted to the eighth-fastest 400mH time in school history at 57.40 in the prelims at the NCAA East Preliminaries...in the finals, qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships with her ninth-place finish...took 16th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Historic Hayward Field...ran the first leg on the 4x100m relay that finished in sixth place at the NCAA East Preliminary with the fastest Gamecock time of the season (44.62)...moved on the Eugene for the NCAA Championships...foursome finished in 11th place with a time of 44.84...went on to run at the USATF Junior Championships, where she qualified for the finals with the fifth-fastest time in the field (59.40) and took fourth overall in the finals (58.83) to finish her season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Top marks while competing at Dudley High School: 8.21 in the 55m hurdles, 12.27 in the 100m, 14.36 in the 100m hurdles, 24.03 in the 200m, 39.25 in the 300m and 41.81 in the 300m hurdles...2009: 4x400m indoor state championship, won the outdoor conference, regional and state championship in the 4x100, 4x400 and the 300m hurdle...2010: outdoor 100m and 200m conference champion...2011: conference, regional and state runner up in the 4x200m outdoor....2012: 300m and 55m hurdle indoor state champion...outdoor conference, regional and state champion in the 300m hurdles and conference and regional champion in the 200m...state runner-up in the 200m...55mH conference and regional champion, state runner-up

PERSONAL: Member of the National Honor Society, SGA class president for four years...Senior Advisory Council President, track and field captain for two years, Community Service Award recipient and Humanitarian Award winner...daughter of Ronda Brockington and John Fewell and Karmel Brockington...has two siblings, Evinn and Jayce...intends to major in mass communications - advertising...also considered NC State, North Carolina, East Carolina, Georgetown, Georgia, NYU, Columbia and Brown...came to South Carolina because she felt it best encompassed the social and academic worlds and because the track team is the best extended family she could ask for at a university