2014, 2015 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
2015 Indoor Track: Ran the 3K at both home events, finishing third each time... best 3K time was 10:52.91 at the Gamecock Invite... Outdoors - Developed into a strong steeplechase runner, taking ten seconds off her personal record in each successive meet... had a top steeple time of 11:35.03 at the Bill Carson Invite, taking third overall... that time ranks fourth in school history.
2014 Cross Country (Junior): Competed in three events... top finish was 12th in the USC Open #2 two-miler (12:39.25) (10/8).
Top 5K Time: 20:02.65 (at Crimson Classic) Top 6K Time: 24:03.3 (at Charlotte Invite) 2013 Cross Country (Sophomore): Raced six times in the fall ... Her top performance came in Gamecock Invitational #2, as she finished fourth overall and second on the team with her 12:05.96 mark in the two-mile event ... Took ninth on the team and 24th overall in the Carolina Challenge ... Her best 5K came in the Royal XC Challenge, placing 43rd overall in 18:50.6 ... Her best 6K finish time of 23:31.73 came in the Mountain Dew Invitational, a 73rd-place showing ... Also raced in the Roy Griak Invitational as well as the Indiana State Pre-National Invite Open race.
2013 Track & Field (Freshman): Garnered recognition on the 2013 Southeastern Conference First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... Did not compete in track.
2012 Cross Country (Freshman): Ran in two cross country meets, posting a 20:14.0 in the Queens Royal Challenge in Charlotte for her best 5K time ... Also ran in the Gamecock Invitational.
High School: Participated in three sports at East Lincoln High School: cross country, track and swimming ... Captained the cross country team all three years with them and two of her three years with track ... Named team MVP in cross country for three seasons.
Personal: Alexandra Franklyn Whitley is the daughter of Charles and Robbin ... Has one younger brother, Parker ... Chose South Carolina over the College of Charleston and UNC Greensboro ... Majoring in international business and fashion merchandising.