Eleven of the top 18 Division I runners hailed from South Carolina
Brandy Wybersky, Allie Whitley and Alex Mullin all finish in the top five
South Carolina finished second in the team standings in the season-opening event
Meet to begin at 11:40 a.m. at LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course
5K meet to begin at 9:10 a.m. on course at Furman Golf Course
- 2013 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
2013 Cross Country (Junior): Competed in four races on the year ... Her best 5K time came in the Royal XC Challenge, as she finished 104th overall in 19:53.6 ... Also finished seventh on the team and 14th overall in both Gamecock Invitationals ... Raced in the season-opening Carolina Challenge.
2013 Track & Field (Redshirt Freshman): Earned a spot on the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll ... Did not compete in the spring.
2012 Cross Country (Sophomore): Did not compete in the fall.
2012 Track & Field (Freshman): Missed the spring seasons.
2011 Cross Country (Freshman): Ran five races as a true freshman, including two 6K races ... Ran her best 6K at the 26th Annual Roy Griak Invitational (24:34.50) while also running in the SEC Championships ... Her top 5K time came in the Winthrop Invitational, clocking a 19:26.69 ... Also ran in the Charlotte and Gamecock Invitationals.
High School: Earned 12 letters in cross country, indoor and outdoor track at Sayville High School ... Earned academic all-county accolades in outdoor track in 2011 ... Spent five years on the cross country team, serving as team captain as a senior ... Twice she qualified for the New York state cross country meet (2006 & 2008) ... Helped her team finish third in 2006 with her 37th-place finish ... Two-time first-team all-league selection in cross country (2007 & 2009) ... A member of the National Honor Society, Anchor Club, Interact Club and Chem Club ... Also served as part of her class's student government cabinet for three years ... Graduated in the top 10 percent of her class.
Personal: Sarah is the daughter of Sallie Pellegrini ... Majoring in exercise science and public health.