Eleven of the top 18 Division I runners hailed from South Carolina
Junior Meredith Mill finishes seventh on the same course as the SEC Championships
South Carolina finished second in the team standings in the season-opening event
The season-opening event bringing many teams from the state to Hilton Field
High School: Earned two cross country letters for coach Leslie Lewis at Arendell Parrott Academy ... Two-time All-EPIC Conference in cross country ... Earned 2A All-State honors from the North Carolina Independent School Athletic Association in 2011 and 3A All-State accolades as a senior ... Helped her team to a second-place finish in the 2011 EPIC conference championship ... 2012 EPIC Female Runner of the Year ... Also picked up three varsity cheerleading letters ... Garnered Academic All-Conference honors ... Ran with the Greenville Organization of Runners and the Oakmont Runners, the latter for Bo Thompson ... Lists her best road 5K time as 18:32 ... Her top half-marathon time is 1:29:41 ... A four-time Presidential Service Scholar ... Member of the Senior Beta Club ... Graduated as an AP scholar with honors.
Personal: Melanie Garr-Yee Ng is the daughter of Anthony and Terry Ng ... Cousin Michael is an All-American swimmer at Georgetown ... Picked South Carolina over East Carolina and Campbell due to the Honors College ranking and strength in her major ... Seeks to major in international business with a Spanish emphasis.