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South Carolina Track & Field


 Tony Callander Jumps


 Tonique Williams-Darling Sprints

Two-Time All-American, 2000 Olympian, 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400m… member of the South Carolina Athletics Hall of Fame

 Leeza Glinton Sprints
 Kellie Rolle Sprints
 Nejmi Burnside Sprints


 Kierre Beckles Hurdles

Five-Time All-American (60mH, 100mH, 4x400m relay)… program record-holder in the 55mH and 60mH… represented Barbados in the 2013 IAAF World Championships in the 110-meter hurdles.


 Otukile Lekote Middle Distances

Nine-Time All-American… NCAA champion in the indoor 800m (2002)… two-time NCAA champion in the 800 (2001, 2002)… member of 2002 national-championship 4×400 relay team… four-time SEC champion in the 800m… program record-holder in the indoor and outdoor 800, part of the program’s best 4×400 relay teams for indoor and outdoor.

 Obakeng Ngwigwa Sprints

Five-Time All-American… member of 2009 SEC champion-winning 4×400 relay team… fourth-fastest indoor 400 in program history… sixth-fastest outdoor 200 in program history.

 Boikutso Ramomene Distances

Member of fastest indoor DMR team in program history… ran the eighth-fastest indoor 800 in program history.


 Sue McGhie Distances

Owns the sixth-fastest indoor mile, fourth-fastest indoor 3K and second-fastest indoor 5K in program history… ran the program’s fastest outdoor 5K, beating the previous record by almost 30 seconds.

 Michelle Fournier Throws

Three-time All-American… represented Canada in the 2000 and 2004 Olympic games… second-team Academic All-American… 1999 SEC champion in the hammer throw.

 Bailey Lewis Sprints / Hurdles

Scored for the team at the 2006 SEC Outdoor Championship, finishing sixth in the 400-meter hurdles

 Rajiv Nayer Distances

Competed for the team from 1987-1990

 Dave Peddie Middle Distances

Competed for the team in the late 1960s… member of the fifth-fastest 4×800-meter relay team in the program’s outdoor history

 Chris Robinson Sprints

Competed for South Carolina in 1997 and 1998

 Brad Snyder Throws

Eight-time All-American… represented Canada at three Olympic games (1996, 2000, 2004)… three-time NCAA champion in the shot put… eight-time SEC champion… owns the program’s top indoor and outdoor shot put marks… member of the South Carolina athletics Hall of Fame

 John Stoikos Throws

Two-time All-American, once in the weight throw, once in the hammer… 1996 SEC champion in the weight throw and hammer… still owns the program’s top hammer throw, beating the previous high by almost eight feet.


 Tamara Budija Middle Distances


 Danielle Barnes Distances

Spent the 2009 and 2010 season with Carolina… ran the second-fastest indoor mile, third fastest 3K in program history… for the outdoor season, she ran the 10th fastest 1500 and fourth fastest 3K in program history.

 Michael Murphy Middle Distances

Competed for Carolina in 1984

 Tanya Povey Distances

All-American in the 10,000m… 1998 SEC champion… owns top-five record times in the outdoor 3000, 5000 and 10,000.


 Markus Leemet Multis

Set season bests in five of the seven heptathlon events en route to a fourth-place finish to score for the team at the 2015 SEC indoor championships… his point total of 5,459 at SECs rank second-best in program history, best since 2004.


 Jussi Heikkila Sprints/Hurdles

2008 All-American in the 300-meter hurdles… member of the 4×400 relay SEC champions… owns the seventh-fastest indoor 400 and fourth-fastest outdoor 400mH.

 Jussi Kanervo Hurdles

Honorable mention All-American in the 2014 outdoor 400mH… second-team All-American in the 2015 indoor 60mH.


 Alexandre Asselin Multis

Set a personal record in five decathlon events at the 2014 outdoor SECs, finishing fourth overall with the sixth-highest point total in program history (6,995).


 Marvin Reitze Pole Vault

Four-Time All-American in the pole vault… 2012 National Scholar Athlete of the Year, 2011 and 2012 Academic All-American… program record-holder for the indoor and outdoor pole vault.

 Wayne Dawkins Jumps

Transferred to the team from Wingate… has competed in the long jump and triple jump


 Clayton Gravesande Sprints

Four-time NCAA All-American, two-time SEC Bronze Medalist, has represented Guyana on the international circuit.

 Aliyah Abrams Sprints

Competed at the 2016 Rio Olympics, two-time All-American, USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree, SEC All-Freshman Team selection.


 Irene Vian Middle Distances

Ran the second-fastest indoor 1000m time in program history in her first-ever race for the Gamecocks (Jan. 15, 2016 @ Virginia Tech Invite).


 Vlad Soran Jumps


 Aleen Bailey Sprints

Nine-time All-American (60m, 100m, 200m, 4x100m… Olympic Gold Medalist in the 4×100… represented Jamaica in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics… won the 100- and 200-meter races at the 2003 NCAA championship, leading the Gamecocks to the team title… member of the South Carolina athletics Hall of Fame

 Charmaine Howell Middle Distances

Four-time All-American… won a silver medal in the 4×400 for Jamaica in the 2000 Olympics… owns the fastest outdoor 800 second-fastest indoor 800 in program history… member of the South Carolina athletics Hall of Fame

 Nigel Stoddart Sprints

1989 Metro Conference champion in the 100-meter

 Shevon Stoddart Hurdles

Two-time Olympian (2004, 2008)… 11-time All-American… Two-time NCAA Champion… part of four of the top seven 4×400-meter indoor relay teams in program history and five of the top ten 4×4 teams in the outdoor season… ran the second-fastest 400-meter hurdles time in program history.

 Marvin Watts Distances

All-American in the 800m… represented Jamaica at the 2000 Olympics… 1997 indoor and outdoor SEC champion in the 800… owns the second-fastest indoor and outdoor 800-meter times in program history.


 Beatrice Biwott Distances

An accomplished member of the track and cross country teams… four-time NCAA regional participant… ranks in the top 10 of all three indoor distance events, including the best 3k time in program history… in the outdoor record book, she has the best steeplechase time by more than 29 seconds on second place…top finisher at SECs for the cross country team in each of her four seasons… SEC All-Freshman cross country team member.

 William Emase Distances

Three-time scorer at SEC championships… competed from 2003-05… ran the fourth-best indoor 800 and fifth-best mile in program history.

 Scolastica Japengetich Distances

Competed for the team for the 2011 and 2012 seasons

 Alfred Lagat Distances

Competed for the team in 2006


 Stanislavs Olijars Sprints & Hurdles

Competed for the team in 1999… ran the second-fastest 55- and fourth-fastest 60-meter hurdles in the program’s indoor history.


 Juan Stenner Sprints & Hurdles

Competed for the team from 2012-14… NCAA East regional participant in 2012.


 Peter Edeh Jumps

Competed for the 1983 and 1984 seasons… still owns the sixth-best long jump in program history (25-1).


 Luis Deza Distances

Competed for the 1986 and 1987 seasons


 Ivana Skadana Distances

Competed for the 1997 and 1998 seasons… ran the ninth-fastest indoor mile in program history… has the sixth-fastest 1500 and second-fastest 3k in outdoor program history.

South Africa

 Riaan Dempers Sprints

Four-year letter winner… 1998 All-American as a member of the 4×100-meter relay team… member of the sixth- and ninth-best 4×100, sixth-best 4×200 and top sprint medley relay teams in program history.

 Ncincilili Titi Sprints

2015 second-team All-American in the 200-meter for the indoor season… ran the fourth-fastest 200 in program history.

St. Lucia

 Jeannelle Scheper Jumps

NCAA Indoor High Jump Silver Medalist in 2013, 2014… five-time All-American (3x indoor, 2x outdoor)… 2013 SEC Indoor High Jump Champion… 2014 SEC Indoor High Jump Silver Medalist… 2013 SEC Outdoor Bronze Medalist… 2012 SEC Indoor Bronze Medalist… Inaugural female recipient of the Hammer Strength All-American Award… 2013 IAAF World Championship Qualifier… USTFCCCA Southeast Region Field Athlete of the Year… Competed in the World Championships for her home country… Winner of 2014 University of South Carolina President’s Award, highest honor given to a Student-Athlete… owns the top indoor and outdoor high jump records for the program.


 Mattias Ohlsson Throws

1998 first team Academic All-American… two-time SEC outdoor championship scorer… has the eighth-best hammer throw in program history.

 Petra Olsen Pole Vault

Four-time All-American… 2011 SEC All-Freshman… owns the top outdoor pole vault mark in school history, sits in second for the indoor list… SEC bronze medalist in 2013.


 Jamil James Sprints

Two-Time All-American in 2007 (400-meter, 4×400 relay)… ran the eighth-fastest outdoor 400 in program history.

 Sade-Shari St. Louis Sprints

Competed for the team in 2008


 Arnoldus Hart Middle Distances

Four-year member of the team (1986-89)… member of the third and fifth-fastest 4×1500-meter relay teams in program history