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Tamera Harris

  • position Sprints, Hurdles
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Decatur, Ga.
  • High school Tucker
  • position Sprints, Hurdles
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Decatur, Ga.
  • High school Tucker

Tamera Harris Bio

3x All-American
400mH Honorable Mention
4x100m: 2013 Second Team, 2014 Second Team
Indoor 4x400m: 2014 Second Team

2011-12 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2015: Indoor – Ran in three individual races, twice in the 200 and once in the 400… had a top finish of ninth in the 400 at the Virginia Tech Invite… ran on the top 4×2 relay team , which finished third at the Armory Invite… also ran on the 4×4… Outdoors – Ran on the 4×2 relay team that finished third at the Florida Relays (1:34.52)… competed in the distance medley relay at the Penn Relays, finishing 20th overall… ran the anchor leg of the 4×1 team at the SEC Championship, which set the top time of the season and finished eighth (44.90)… anchored the 4×1 and 4×4 relays at the East Regional.

2014: Indoors – posted her best 400 meter time of the season at the SEC Indoor Championships, clocking a 55.02 to finish 19th…helped South Carolina to a 4×4 win at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational (3:37.79)…ran on the Gamecocks’ SEC Indoor 4×4 silver medal squad that ran a 3:35.02…Outdoors – ran the 400mH, finishing in the top 10 of all but one meet of the season…took 10th at the competitive Florida Relays with a season best 58.58…won back-to-back meets at the Bill Carson Invite and the Georgia Invite…went on the SEC Outdoor Championships, advancing to the finals with a 58.63 and scoring for the Gamecocks in eighth place at 58.74…ended her individual season at the NCAA East Preliminaries at 59.39…a primary relay cog, helped the Gamecocks to a fourth-place finish in the collegiate 4×1 (45.12), a third place spot in the 4×2 Championship of America (1:33.00) and fourth in the 4×4 (3:35.81) in the collegiate division at Penn Relays…member of both the 4×1 relay that advanced to Eugene on season-best time of 44.20 at NCAA East Preliminaries…4×1 finished 12th (44.54) at NCAAs for Second Team All-America honors.

2013: NCAA Outdoor participant in the 400mH and the 4x100m relay, earning honorable mention All-America nod in the 400mH and a second team certificate in the 4x100m relay…NCAA East Preliminary participant in the 400mH and the 4x400m…Indoors, concentrated on the 400m, posting a season-best 55.71 to take 25th at the prestigious Armory Collegiate Invitational…Outdoors, a 400-meter hurdle runner…after posting a season-best time of 1:01.27 at the Florida Relays to finish 25th, had a career weekend at the SEC Outdoor Championships, running the fourth-fastest time overall at 58.56 in the preliminaries to advance to the finals…took fifth place in the finals with a personal-best 58.25…kept the momentum going at the NCAA East Preliminaries, advancing to the finals with a 58.40 and booking a ticket to Eugene for the NCAA Championships with a 12th-place finish at 58.75…took 21st place at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a time of 1:00.12 … member of the 4x100m relay team that ran the fastest time of the season at the NCAA East Preliminaries (44.62) to advance to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore…. foursome finished 11th at Historic Hayward Field with the second-best time of the year (44.84) …ran anchor on the 4x400m team that posted their fastest time of the season at Florida Relays (3:35.19)….4×4 finished fifth at SEC Outdoors and moved on to the NCAA East Prelims narrowly missing out on an NCAA bid.

2012: SEC Outdoor All-Freshman Team…Indoors, competed in the 400m and the high jump…in the 400m, ran a season best of 55.74 at the SEC Indoor Championships to place 23rd in the prelims…top mark of 5-04.25 (1.62m) in the high jump at the SEC Indoor Championships to place 21st in the prelims…Outdoors, competed in the 400m hurdles…placed fourth at the Weems Baskin Invitational…top mark of 1:00.72 at the SEC Outdoor Championships to finish 12th in the prelims…competed at the USATF Junior Nationals taking 12th in the 400mH.

HIGH SCHOOL: Top times of 57.13 in the 400m and 1:00.44 in the 400m hurdles … Georgia state champion in the 300m hurdles at 43.90 … placed 18th at the USATF National Junior Olympics in the 400m hurdles … competed in the intermediate hurdles and high jump at the USA Youth Outdoor Championships.

Indoor Personal Records

7.32 (2/18/12 Gamecock Invitational)

24.62 (1/31/15 Armory Invitational)

39.55 (1/25/13 Hokie Invite)

55.02 (2/28/14 SEC Indoors)

High Jump
1.63m (2/26/12 SEC Indoors)

Outdoor Personal Records

400m Hurdles
58.58 (4/4/14 Florida Relays)