South Carolina, 15th in the last regional regular-season poll, look to repeat last year's top-10 finish
Mill runs fourth fastest 6K in Gamecock history, Gamecocks finished 12th overall
Previous trip to Gainesville marks the best 6Ks for four of 10 Gamecocks competing
Junior Meredith Mill posts fourth top-10 of the year
South Carolina in the secondary White race on Saturday in Terre Haute, Ind.
Shots from the 2013 SEC Cross Country Championships at Mark Bostick Golf Course on the University of Florida campus.
High School:A four-year letter-winner in track and cross country for coach Jennifer Brockett at Science Hill High School ... Helped her team finish second in the state twice (2010 & 2011), coming in 10th and fifth, respectively ... Won the 2012 conference and regional titles in cross country ... A four-time all-conference and all-region in cross country ... Won the conference title in the 1600m and 3200m in 2012 ... Part of four all-state 4x800m relay teams (2010-13) ... Ranked fifth in the state in the 800m as a senior ... A three-year cross country team captain ... Three-time winner of the cross country leadership award and four-time team co-MVP ... Also claimed the Eastman Scholar-Athlete Award ... A Tennessee Scholar who also took the AP US History Award, AP Government Award and AP Scholar Award ... Graduated honors with distinctions.
Personal: Martha Ellison McCoy is the daughter of Daniel and Dana and has two younger sisters, Laura and Catherine ... Chose South Carolina over Virginia, Wake Forest, Davidson and Furman because of the emphasis on academics and the availability of research opportunities ... Majoring in biology.