Pair of former South Carolina track athletes both take silver medals Wednesday
Lashinda Demus & Jason Richardson hit the track as individuals at the start of the week
Three former Gamecocks advanced in the 400-meter hurdles Thursday
Current and former Gamecocks head to Eugene for the US Olympic Trials
Gamecock sophomore places 12th in women's pole vault
OUTLOOK: World Junior 400m Champion...Expected to make contributions on the SEC and NCAA level as a freshman... Hard worker and dedicated to the sport.
HIGH SCHOOL: World Youth 400m champion in 2003...2004 silver medalist in the Junior National Championships in the 400m...Won the 400m at the World Junior Championships in 2004 ...Member of the 2004 World Junior record-breaking 4x400m relay with Gamecock Stephanie Smith...Member of the National Honor Society and Principal's Honor Roll.
Date of birth/Location: July 23, 1986/Brooklyn, N.Y.
Parents: Joanne Hastings and Charles Hastings
Major: Exercise Science
Favorite food: Pelau
My most memorable moment: Being a member of the World Junior 4x400m relay at World Juniors in Grosetio, Italy
Favorite store: Banana Republic
Favorite place to visit: Trinidad and Tobago
I chose USC over: Texas, UCLA, Maryland, LSU, Penn State and Stanford