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Heather Stone

Heather Stone
Heather  Stone

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Ashburn, Va.

High School:
Stone Bridge

Experience:
HS

Major:
Retail Management

09/09/2017

Gamecocks Take Fourth in Bulldog SEC Preview

South Carolina tops two SEC teams on same course as SEC Championships

09/02/2017

Gamecocks Claim Season Opener, Defend Carolina Challenge Crown

Five Gamecocks rank in the top 10, including two freshmen

09/01/2017

Gamecocks Open 2017 Season Against Regional Foes in Carolina Challenge

South Carolina brings back experienced group for 2017

09/02/2017

Carolina Challenge 9/2/17

Shots, provided by Bob Stoner, from the 2017 Carolina Challenge, held at the Sandhill REC course in Columbia, S.C.

2017 Cross Country (Freshman)
Competed six times as a rookie and finished as Carolina's top freshman finisher in her final five appearances... Took ninth individually at the Carolina Challenge, running 18:47.3 to help the Gamecocks win the team title... Came in 31st at the Bulldog SEC Preview, running 23:17.6 in her first collegiate 6K... Posted her best 5K time of the season at the Joe Piane Invitational, a mark of 18:26.1 to come in 59th... Ran her best 6K time at the Crimson Classic, where her time of 22:06.0 was good for 69th... Placed 75th at her first SEC Championships and 136th at the NCAA Southeast Regional.

High School
A four-year letter-winner at Stone Bridge High ... Twice competed in the Virginia High School League State Cross Country Championships ... Won the 2016 Nike Cross Country Southeast Regional with her top 5K time of 19:19.6 ... Named her team MVP in cross country ... Her top outdoor 3200m time came in the 2017 Dogwood Track Classic, posting a 11:33.35 to finish 22nd ... Ranked seventh in the 5A/6A State Meet at the distance with a 11:33.45 clocking ... At 1600m, she finished 25th in the Dogwood with a personal-best time of 5:18.39 ... Helped her 4x800m relay team to a fourth-place showing in the VHSL state meet ... Also lettered in soccer and swimming, earning all-state in four different swimming relays ... Named Stone Bridge's Student Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2016-17 ... Also a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal
The daughter of Bob and Heidi Stone ... Has one sister, Megan ... Chose the Gamecocks over Coastal and Christopher Newport because of the academic and athletic opportunities ... Majoring in retail management.

Cross Country Personal Records
5K
18:26.1 (9/29/17 Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational)
6K
22:06.0 (10/13/17 Crimson Classic)
 

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