The season-opening event bringing many teams from the state to Hilton Field
Sixth-straight year the Gamecocks have posted the most freshman on the list
Lampe finishes eighth to earn All-Southeast Region honors
Meet scheduled to begin on Friday at noon in Charlotte, N.C.
Cooper Scholar 2013 Track & Field (Freshman):
2013 Track & Field (Freshman):Earned a spot on the 2012-13 Southeastern Conference First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... Ran four race indoors, posting her best 5000-meter run time 17:14.85 in the SEC Champinpionships ... Finished sixth in the 5000m (17:15.95) the Armory Collegiate ... Finished second in the Hokie Invite 5000m ... Outdoors, ran the 1500-meter run once, ranking second in the Weems Baskin Invite at 4:50.14 ... Twice ran the 5000m outdoors, at the Raleigh Relays and the Penn Relays Carnival.
2012 Cross Country (Freshman): Stood out as a freshman, finishing in third or fourth on the team ... Her third-place showing on the squad (64th overall) in the SEC Championships also ranked as her best 6K time (22:04.86) ... Came in fourth on the team in the NCAA Southeast Regional with a 22:18.08 clocking ... Ranked fifth on the team in the Gamecock Invitational, crossing the line in 19:01.40.
High School: Tallied nine letters in track and cross country at Langley High School ... A two-time indoor district champion in the 3200m and as part of the 4x800m relay ... Also earned all-region honors twice in the indoor 3200m ... Twice competed in the 4x800m relay in the National Scholastic Indoor Championships ... Two-time cross country team captain ... Leadership award winner twice indoors (2011 & 2012) and once outdoors (2012) ... Also swam in high school ... A member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society, the Leadership Honor Society and the Quill & Scroll Honor Society.
Personal: The daughter of Ron and Stephanie, Mary Fouse has five siblings: John, Patrick, Emily, Michael and Robert ... In her spare time, enjoys playing the piano ... Picked South Carolina over William & Mary, Virginia, Duke and James Madison ... Majoring in early childhood education ... Has been involved with Best Buddies in the past ... Wants to be a special education teacher.