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Aidan Hatton

  • position Distance
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Charleston, S.C.
  • High school Hanahan HS
  • position Distance
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Charleston, S.C.
  • High school Hanahan HS

Aidan Hatton Bio

Career Honors and Recognition

2022 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll

Season and Career Results
2024
Indoor
Appeared in seven meets on the season, running a variety of mid-distance races as well as three 4x400m relays … Opened the indoor season at the Gamecock Opener 600m dash, clocking a personal best time of 1:20.31 for the third fastest 600m since 2010 … Ran a personal best 800m time of 1:49.48 at the Tiger Paw Invite, finishing sixth overall with the program’s sixth fastest indoor 800m … Finished first in the 1000m at the Carolina Challenge when he clocked a personal best time of 2:24.79 for a new program record and a new Carolina Indoor Facility record … His best 4x400m relay finish was fifth at the SC Invite, while his fastest time was 3:15.09 at the Tiger Paw Invite.

Outdoor
Appeared in six meets during the outdoor season, running the 800m and the 4x400m relay … Ran at the SEC Championship in the 800m and the 4x400m relay, clocking a time of 1:54.70 in the 800m prelims … Was also the anchor leg on the relay that turned in the fastest 4x400m time of the season for Carolina at 3:10.08 to finish 10th … Made his season debut in the Weems Baskin Invitational, winning the 800m with a time of 1:50.31 … Ran a personal best 800m time of 1:49.19 at the Tom Jones Invitational … Also ran 1:49.60 to finish eighth at the Wake Forest Invitational.

2023

Indoor

Took part in eight indoor meets, primarily running the 800m and the distance medley relay … Made his season debut at the Clemson Opener where he ran the third fastest 1,000 meter race in Gamecock history with a personal best time of 2:27.54, finishing second in the race … Competed in his lone mile event at the Gamecock Opener, setting a new personal best time of 4:18.21 to finish runner up … Turned in a trio of top-3 finishes in the 800m, including his first 800m race of the indoor season when he posted a personal-best time of 1:50.56 at the Carolina Challenge to finish third … His time at the Carolina Challenge ranks as the ninth fastest indoor 800m in Gamecock history … Finished second at the South Carolina Invitational (1:51.04) and the USC Indoor Open (1:51.38) … Competed in the SEC Championship, clocking 1:56.30 to finish 24th overall.

Outdoor

Competed in five outdoor meets, primarily running the 800m, DMR, and the 4x800m relays … Began his outdoor season at the Island Relays Bahamas where he finished second in the 800m with a time of 1:54.32 … One week later, he finished 13th in the 1500m when he posted a personal best of 4:08.82 … Competed in the 800m at the SEC Championship, clocking a new outdoor PR after stopping the clock at 1:50.95 to finish 23rd … Was part of the 4x800m relay squad that turned in the second fastest time in Gamecock history, running 7:25.33 to finish runner up at the Florida Relays … Was also part of the DMR team that ran 10:12.09 at the Penn Relays for the eighth-fastest DMR time in Gamecock history.

2022

Indoor

Competed in seven indoor meets, running the 800m, mile, distance medley relay and the 4x400m … Made his collegiate debut in the Gamecock Opener, finishing first in the DMR (10:31.05) and seventh in the 800m with a time of 1:57.18 … Ran his lone mile race of the indoor season with a time of 4:28.11 in the South Carolina Invitational … His most successful meet was the UofSC Indoor Open, finishing second in the 800m with a season-best time of 1:52.63 and second in the DMR with a time of 10:28.95 … Also ran the 800m in the SEC Indoor Championship.

Outdoor

Appeared in five meets during the outdoor, running the 800m, 4×800 and the DMR … Opened the Weems Baskin with a time of 1:54.66 in the 800m to finish sixth, while claiming the podium in the DMR with a time of 7:46.61 … Set his outdoor 800m season best in the SEC Outdoor Championship with a time of 1:52.25.

Pre-South Carolina
High School

Was a state champion in the 800 meters and as a member of his school’s 4X800-meter relay team … Holds school record marks in the 800 meters, 1,600 meters, 5,000 meters, 4X800-meter relay, 4X1,600-meter relay and the shuttle medley relay.

Personal

Plans on studying finance in hopes of being a CFO … Chose South Carolina because of its prominent business school … Has a younger brother, Nolan … Was born on June, 20, 2003, to his parents Kevin and Merridee.

Personal Records
Indoor

600m 1:20.31 (1/13/24)
800m 1:49.48 (2/10/24)
1000m 2:24.79 (1/19/24)
Mile 4:18.21 (1/14/23)

Outdoor

800m 1:49.19 (4/13/24)
1500m 4:08.82 (3/25/23)