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Sierra Biber

  • position Distances
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Bristow, Va.
  • High school Patriot
  • position Distances
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Bristow, Va.
  • High school Patriot

Sierra Biber Bio

Academic Honors

  • 2019, 2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Indoor: Ran in four 800-meter races for Carolina … Opened her season at the Gamecock Opener and was the runner-up in the 800 meters with a time of 2:17.36 … Ran a season-best time of 2:14.44 at the South Carolina Invitational … Finished fourth at the USC Indoor Open in the 800 meters … Also ran at the Caorlina Challenge and took 13th in the 800 meters.
Outdoor: Ran in five races for the Gamecocks … Took fourth with her season-best time of 2:17.36 in the 800 meters at Weems Baskin … Also ran the 800 meters at the USC Open and Charlotte Invitational … Did not finish the 800 meters at the Tiger Track Classic or Gamecock Invitational.
Cross Country: Ran just once for the Gamecocks at the FSU Invite, finishing in a time of 19:45.0 at the 5K event.

Returned to the track with consistent times in the 800m for the Gamecocks… Reached the No. 7 spot in the Gamecocks 1000m All-Time Performances with a time of 3:00.15 at the Orange and Purple Elite… Had a season best time of 2:14.11 in the 800m at the Tiger Paw Invite… Season best finish in the 800m came at the USC Indoor Open where she finished in seventh.
Outdoor: Cancelled.
Cross Country: Ran three times for the Gamecocks, including a personal best 19:23.90 at the Adidas XC Challenge… Had a season best finish at the Carolina Challenge, finishing in 26th.

Showed big improvement as a sophomore over seven appearances, including six in the 800m… ran 2:12.78, a new PR, to finish fourth in the 800m at the Carolina Challenge… finished 15th at the SEC Championships with a mark of 2:13.13… ran on the DMR team twice, including a victory at the Carolina Challenge, with the team’s mark of 11:40.39 ranking third in school history.
Outdoor: Ran the 800m four times while also contributing to Carolina’s relay efforts… set a new 800m PR, 2:12.45, at the Spec Towns Invitational in a fifth-place finish… came in second in the 800m at the USC Outdoor Open and 21st at the SEC Championships… led the 4x800m relay sqaud to a win at the Black & Gold Challenge, while the team ran 9:02.50 at Florida Relays, the seventh-best mark in school history… was part of a new DMR school record at Penn Relays, a time of 11:39.22.
Cross Country: Ran twice for the Gamecocks, including a 5K personal best of 21:05.3 at the Charleston Classic.

Ran the 800m at three meets… had her best effort at the Tiger Paw Invitational, a time of 2:16.47… just missed a PR at the SEC Championships, where she ran 2:16.57 to finish 19th… also ran the DMR at the conference meet.
Outdoor: Competed in seven meets, primarily focusing on the 800m… had her best day of the season at the USC Open, when she placed second with a time of 2:14.55… came in 21st at the SEC Championships… led the 4x800m relay team to a victory at the Weems Baskin Invitational… was part of the sprint medley relay crew at Penn Relays.
Cross Country: Did not compete.

High School

Ran for Patriot High, last running cross country in 2015 … Posted personal bests of 19:43.2 (5K), 18:38 (3M) and 12:23 (2M) during that season… Finished 41st in the 2015 Virginia High School League 6A Cross Country Championships (20:18)… In track, specialized in middle distances… Posted a top indoor 1000m time of 3:04.21 in the 2016 St. Christopher’s Indoor Invite… Finished second in the 2017 VHSL 6A Conference 8 Cedar Run Indoor Championships 500m… Led her Patriot High team to consecutive 4x800m relay Virginia 6A indoor state titles in 2015 and 2016… Ran the 400m leg on the 2016 indoor All-American distance medley relay team… Outdoors, finished sixth in the 800m outdoor state meet as a junior, posting a 2:14.14 time… Ran the 800m leg of the distance medley relay at two different Penn Relays Carnival, helping her team win in 2015 and finish second in the other year… Also earned three academic letters and participated with the AP Scholars and in the Teachers for Tomorrow program.


The daughter of Eray and Jodi Biber… Has one sister, Shelby, who was a cheerleader at Marshall… Picked South Carolina over Virginia Tech in part because of the beautiful campus, warm weather and amazing academic and athletic programs… Majoring in psychology.

Indoor Personal Records


1:37.68 (1/11/19 Orange & Purple Elite)


2:12.78 (2/2/19 Carolina Challenge)


3:00.15 (1/11/19 Orange and Purple Elite)

Outdoor Personal Records


2:12.45 (4/6/19 Spec Towns Invitational)

Cross Country Personal Records


19:23.9 (9/20/19 Adidas XC Challenge)