Cross Country


Emily Harding
Emily  Harding

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Sarasota, Fla.

High School:
Sarasota

Experience:
2L

Major:
Public Health

01/27/2016

Gamecocks Post 94 on 2015 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the league for the 10th-consecutive fall

07/01/2015

Gamecocks Post 98 on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the way for the eighth-consecutive year on first-year listing

07/01/2015

Gamecocks Post 98 on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the way for the eighth-consecutive year on first-year listing

McKissick Scholar
Capstone Scholar
Three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member (2015-17)

2016 Cross Country/2017 Track (Junior)
Did not compete.

2016 Track
Did not compete.

2015 Cross Country

Ran twice in 2015 ... Finished 11th overall in the Winthrop Invite 5K, running 18:58 ... Set a new personal best in the 6K after running 22:13 at the Paul Short Gold 6K and placing 116th.

Top 5K Time: 18:58. (Winthrop Invite)
Top 6K Time: 22:13 (Paul Short Open)

2015 Track

Indoor: Did not compete.
Outdoor: Competed in the middle distances (800, 1500, mile) ... Had a top finish of fourth place in the 1500, running it in 4:38.82 at the Bill Carson Invite ... Ran as a member of the top 4x800 and distance medley relay teams ... Member of the second-fastest 4x800m relay team in school history.

2014 Cross Country

Raced in four events as a freshman ... Finished sixth at the USC Open #1 5K, in a time of 19:03.27 (9/13) ... Helped the team win the Charlotte Invitational 6K after finishing 17th with a time of 23:00.9 (9/26).

Top 5K Time: 19:03.27 (USC Open #1)
Top 6K Time: 22:37 (at Paul Short Invite Gold)

HIGH SCHOOL

2014 Florida 3A state champion in the 800m and 1600m ... Holds school records in the 800m, 1600m and one-mile ... Part of school record 4x800m, 4x1600m and sprint medley relay teams ... Finished 14th at 2014 Florida 3A state cross country finals in first year competing in the sport ... Helped cross country team to school best finish in its history, placing second ... Named Herald Tribune 2014 Runner of the Year ... Four-year letterwinner in volleyball and track, and three-year letterwinner in basketball.

PERSONAL

Daughter of Jim and Pam Harding ... Has two older sisters Kaitlin and Molly ... Received Cambridge's AICE diploma ... Recognized twice as US Army Scholar Athlete and once as US Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete ... Majoring in public health.

Cross Country Personal Records
5K
18:58 (9/19/15 Winthrop Invite)
6K
22:13 (10/2/15 Paul Short Run - Gold Division)

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