Senior Kierre Beckles takes third in 100m hurdles.
Four relay teams advance to Saturday finals as well.
Eight Gamecocks rank in East top 10
Meredith Mill, men's 4x100-meter relay collect wins
Gamecock Open competition set to begin at 12:30 p.m.
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