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Mathilde Coquillaud-Salomon

  • position Sprints, Hurdles
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Nantes, France
  • High school Centre Educatif Nantais pour Sportifs
  • position Sprints, Hurdles
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Nantes, France
  • High school Centre Educatif Nantais pour Sportifs

Mathilde Coquillaud-Salomon Bio

2019 Penn Relays Champion (Shuttle Hurdle Relay)

 Competed in three events at the Orange & Purple Elite… finished second in the high jump, with her mark of 1.70m (5-7) falling just outside the Carolina top-10 list… finished fifth in the long jump and 13th in the 60m hurdles at her lone appearance of the indoor campaign.
Outdoors: Recorded two big highlights in her first collegiate outdoor season… was part of Carolina’s shuttle hurdle relay Championship of America victory at Penn Relays, seizing the lead on the opening leg as the Gamecocks ran 56.22… ended her season with a scoring effort in the heptathlon, finishing eighth with 5,066 points, the seventh-highest total in Carolina history… during the regular season, she primarily focused on the 400m hurdles, dropping three seconds off her time over the course of the year… ran her best 400mH time, 1:00.92, at Penn Relays… also competed in the open high jump at the SEC Championships, finishing 16th.

Graduated from Centre Educatif Nantais pour Sportifs, where she was coached by Mike Falélavaki and Nicolas Trouvat… Was an extremely versatile athlete, competing in the 100m hurdles, long jump, pentathlon and heptathlon… Won multiple national championships… Ran the 100m hurdles at the 2017 U18 World Championships in Kenya, finishing fifth… Holds a PR of 13.66 in the 100mH, achieved at the 2017 U18 World Championships… Finished second in both the 100m hurdles and the long jump at the 2018 French U20 Championships… Took second in 2017 at the French U18 Championships.

Daughter of Daniel Coquillaud and Maguy Salomon… Has two brothers, Julien and Romain, and one sister, Camille… Plans to major in advertising at Carolina… Chose the Gamecocks because of the level of competition of the track & field team.

Indoor Personal Records
60m Hurdles
8.81 (1/11/19 Orange & Purple Elite)
High Jump
1.70m | 5-7 (1/11/19 Orange & Purple Elite)
Long Jump
5.60m | 18-4 1/2 (1/11/19 Orange & Purple Elite)
Outdoor Personal Records
25.26 (+1.1) (5/9/19 SEC Championships)
2:22.29 (5/10/19 SEC Championships)
100m Hurdles
13.96 (+1.1) (5/9/19 SEC Championships)
400m Hurdles
1:00.92 (4/25/19 125th Penn Relays)
Long Jump
5.70m | 18-8 1/2 (5/10/19 SEC Championships)
High Jump
1.65m | 5-5 (5/11/19 SEC Championships)
Shot Put
9.07m | 29-9 1/4 (5/9/19 SEC Championships)
28.65m | 94-0 (5/10/19 SEC Championships)
5,066 points (5/9-10/19 SEC Championships)