Gamecocks to Honor Barber, Trammell Saturday with Jersey Retirements
Special ceremony to begin at 2 p.m. ET during Gamecock Invitational
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The University of South Carolina track & field team will retire the jerseys of Gamecock legends Miki Barber and Terrence Trammell on Saturday, April 13 during a special ceremony as part of the Gamecock Invitational. The meet begins at 9 a.m. ET, and the jersey retirement ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. ET.
Admission to the Gamecock Invitational is free, and free parking is available in the Heyward Street Garage, located at 1300 Heyward Street. Additional parking is available at the street-level spaces on Heyward, Marion, Whaley and Bull Streets.
Barber was a 20-time All-American, five-time NCAA champion and an eight-time SEC champion during her time at South Carolina. She was a 2000 Olympian and a gold medalist in the 100 meters at the 2007 Pan American Games and as part of the 4×100 meter relay in the 2007 World Championships. She is part of the Carolina school record setting indoor 4x400m relay and the 4x200m relay. She has competed in 19 USATF Championships and was inducted into the USC Lettermen’s Hall of Fame in 2015.
Trammell was a 13-time All-American, six-time NCAA champion and an eight-time SEC champion during his Gamecock career. He was a silver medalist in the 110-meter hurdles at the 2000 and the 2004 Olympics and a seven-time World Championships medalist, including two gold medals. He was voted the 1999 SEC Athlete of the Year and won the 1999 Cliff Harper Trophy as the SEC Championships leader in points scored. He was inducted into the USC Lettermen’s Hall of Fame in 2006.
Barber and Trammell are two of four Gamecock legends to have their jerseys retired during the 2019 spring athletics season. Softball pitcher Trinity Johnson’s jersey was retired last Saturday, and baseball pitcher Earl Bass will have his jersey retired next month.