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Savannah Bowers

  • position Distances
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Virginia Beach, Va.
  • Major Biology
  • High school Ocean Lakes High School Math & Science Academy
  • position Distances
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Virginia Beach, Va.
  • Major Biology
  • High school Ocean Lakes High School Math & Science Academy

Savannah Bowers Bio

Season and Career Results

ACADEMIC HONORS:
2020 SEC First Year Honor Roll

2020-21
Indoor: Ran in four Mile races for Carolina … Won the Gamecock Opener Mile with a time of 5:16.57 … Earned a top-10 finish in the Mile at the Carolina Challenge … Took 20th at the South Carolina Invitational in the Mile … Ran a season-best time in the Mile at the USC Indoor Open, finishing fifth with a time of 5:07.57.
Outdoor: Ran the 1,500 meters four times for the Gamecocks … Ran a season-best time at the USC Open where she clocked in at 4:45.84 for 17th place … Earned top-10 finishes at Weems Baskin and the Gamecock Invitational … Also ran at the Charlotte Invitational.
Cross Country: Competed in three events for Carolina… Ran at the 2020 SEC Championships in Baton Rouge, La… Had her best finish at the FSU Invite where she finished 43rd to help the Gamecocks finish in 2nd as a team in their race.

2019-20
Indoors: Competed in four meets for the Gamecocks in her first season… Posted a personal best in the Mile Run at the Tiger Paw Invite with a time of 5:11.78… Finished in 12th at the South Carolina Invite in the Mile Run in a time of 5:12.11… Ran one 1000m race, finishing in 14th at the Orange and Purple Elite in a time of 3:01.86.
Outdoors: Cancelled.
Cross Country: Ran in six events for the Gamecocks, including the 2019 SEC Championships… Ran her best time at the Adidas XC Challenge in Cary, N.C. at 18:54.1… Followed that up with her best 6K time at the Paul Short Run in a time of 23:15.1… Had her best finish at the Carolina Challenge, finishing in 16th.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-time letter winner in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track at Ocean Lakes High School… Named the VA 6A South Regional XC Champions in 2018 and 2015… At the 2018-19 VA 6A Indoor Track State Championships placed 4th in the 1000m and 3rd in the 4×800, earning all-state for both… At the 2018-19 VA 6A Outdoor Track State Championships finished 5th in the 1600m and 4th in the 4×800, earning all-state in both events… The 1600m Indoor Track VA 6A South Regional Champion in 2018-19… Also placed 2nd in the 1600m Outdoor Track VA 6A South regional… In 2018-19, named Beach District XC Champion and placed 2nd at the XC VA 6A South Regional… In 2017-18, earned all-state honors, placing 7th in the 1600m outdoor track and 4th in the 4×800 outdoor track… Also the 1600m Outdoor Track VA 6A South Regional Champion… Placed 6th in the 4×800 Indoor Track VA 6A in 2016-17… Named Most Improved in outdoor track in 2015-16… Earned the GRIT Award for outdoor track in 2016-17… Titled the Most Valuable Distance Runner in outdoor track in 2017-18… Won the Leadership Award in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track in 2018-19… Also a member of National Honor Society… Honored with the Girl Scout Gold Award.
 
PERSONAL: Daughter of Derek and Jennifer Bowers… Has one brother… Majoring in biology to be pre-med.

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