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Jan. 24, 2013

January 24, 2013

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January 24, 2013
Clayton Gravesande

The Gamecocks head north to Blacksburg, Va., to compete in the Hokie Invitational hosted by Virginia Tech in the Rector Field House. South Carolina is coming off a successful week after posting five wins and placing athletes in the top-5 in 13 events at the competitive Auburn Invitational last weekend. The Gamecocks also hosted a midweek meet on Wednesday, claiming six wins.

Competition begins Friday at 5 p.m. and continues Saturday at 11 a.m.

The men’s team will face ranked opponents in No. 15 Virginia Tech and No. 19 North Carolina State. The field also includes, Charlotte, Concord, Norfolk State, North Carolina, UNC-Greensboro and Wake Forest.

The newly ranked No. 20 Gamecock women’s team will face No. 10 UCF along with Charlotte, Concord, James Madison, NC State, Norfolk State, North Carolina, Greensboro, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest.

Gamecock Individuals in the Top-20
This season, the top 16 marks/times for each individual event qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships. For the relay events, the top 12 teams will qualify for the championships.

Athlete Event Time/Mark Division 1 SEC
Clayton Gravesande 400m 47.26 9th 3rd
Jarrod Hutchen Long Jump 24’9 // 7.54m 9th 6th
Gravesande, Byrd, Carter, Collier 4x400m 3:11.93 9th 4th
Athlete Event Time/Mark Division 1 SEC
Jeannelle Scheper High Jump 6’2 // 1.88m 1st 1st
Petra Olsen Pole Vault 13’7 1/4 // 4.15m 6th 3rd
Kierre Beckles 60mH 8.27 8th 3rd
Rucker, Rodriques, Brockington, Allen 4x400m 3:43.20 15th 5th
Erika Rucker 400m 54.96 19th 6th