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Sarah-Sims McGrath

Sarah-Sims McGrath
Sarah-Sims  McGrath

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hoover, Ala.

High School:
Spain Park

Experience:
1L

Major:
Advertising

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

10/14/2016

Gamecocks Take 13th in Packed Crimson Classic Field

South Carolina ranks fifth out of nine SEC teams in the field two weeks ahead of conference meet

10/13/2016

Gamecocks Hit Crimson Classic Trail for Final Tune-up for SEC and Beyond

South Carolina gets first 6K test to prepare for postseason

09/17/2016

Gamecocks Post Near Perfect Day in 33rd Winthrop/adidas Invitational

South Carolina wins with 18 points in the Division I standings

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.

09/15/2016

2016 Carolina Challenge

Shots from the Gamecocks season opening cross country meet.

Cooper Scholarship
Capstone Scholar
2016-17 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2017 Cross Country (Sophomore)
Competed six times for the Gamecocks... Placed 16th at the Carolina Challenge, running 19:13.5 to help the Gamecocks earn the team title... Chalked up a top-50 finish at the Bulldog SEC Preview, when he placed 48th in a time of 23:45.5... Ran her 5K PR at the Joe Piane Invitational, a time of 18:45.2... Added her best ever 6K time at the Crimson Classic, a mark of 23:03.0... Ran in both postseason meets, finishing 111th at the SEC Championships and 193rd at the NCAA Southeast Regional.

2017 Track
Indoors:
Ran the 5000m at the Tiger Paw Invitational, finishing 16th in 19:06.46.
Outdoors: Competed four times ... Ran the 3000m at the USC Open, finishing eighth in 10:49.73 ... Finished third in the 5000m at the Weems Baskin Invitational ... Logged a season-best 19:02.17 at the Spec Towns Invitational.

2016 Cross Country (Freshman)
Raced four times in her first semester on campus ... Finished 21st in the Carolina Challenge with a 5K time of 19:40.14 ... Placed 15th among Division I competitors in the 33rd Winthrop/adidas Invitational (19:41.3) ... Had her best 5K time of 19:17.6 in the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational in the Open 5K division ... Running in her home state, she ranked 205th in the 6K Crimson Classic (24:52.7).

High School
A four-year competitor for Spain Park High ... Finished in the top 15 in three races at the 2016 Alabama High School Athletic Association Outdoor State Championship: 13th in both the 800m and the 1600m and ninth in the 3200m ... Posted her top 1600m race of 5:18.97 in the AHSAA 7A Section 3 event ... Finished sixth in the 2016 AHSAA 7A State Indoor Championship at 3200m ... In cross country, posted her best finish at the AHSAA state meet as a senior with her ninth-place showing ... Twice named All-State in cross country ... Earlier in the year, she ran a 18:50.46, her top career 5K time, at the 17th Annual Jesse Owens Classic to finish 25th ... Ranked ninth a year earlier in that meet ... Earned her team Cross Country and Track MVP honors ... A member of the National Honor Society and also a WABM Scholar-Athlete.

Personal
The daughter of Philip and Kelley McGrath ... Majoring in advertising.

Cross Country Personal Records
5K
18:45.2 (9/29/17 Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational)
6K
23:03.0 (10/13/17 Crimson Classic)
 

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