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Faraign Giles

  • position Sprints
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Virginia Beach, Va.
  • High school Tallwood
  • position Sprints
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Virginia Beach, Va.
  • High school Tallwood

Faraign Giles Bio


* Two-Time All-American *

A two-time All-American relay team member, Giles is expected to continue her team contributions while developing individual speed.

2006: During the indoor season, focused mainly on the 200m and 400m … ran 56.68 at the Virginia Tech Invitational … at the Gator Invitational, ran 25.35 before running 24.88 and 56.49 in the 200m and 400m at the SEC Indoor Championships … outdoors, Giles ran a leg of the 4×100-meter relay … at the SEC Outdoor Championships, ran 55.34 before a 54.08 effort at the NCAA East Regional Championships.

2005: Focused on the 200- and 400-meter dashes … turned in her best indoor times in both events at the SEC Championships, finishing 29th in the 200 with a time of 25.12 and 19th in the 400 with a time of 56.08 … turned in a then-career-best 25.03 in the 200 at the Georgia Tech Invitational … best time in the 400m was 56.23 at the Tennessee Quad Meet … was 28th in the 200 (25.27) and 16th in the 400 (57.26) at the SEC Outdoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in track and field four straight years at Tallwood High School in Virginia Beach, Va., where she was coached by her dad, Michael … won six state championships and was a member of three state championship 4×400-meter relays … won three 500m indoor state championship titles, two 400m outdoor state championship titles and was ranked second in the nation in 11th grade in the 500m … also an honor roll student.

PERSONAL: Faraign Catherine Giles was born May 19, 1986, in Roanoke, Va. … parents are Michael and Carolyn Giles … pursuing a degree in sociology … would like to be a forensic pathologist … turned down Penn State to sign with South Carolina.

COLLEGIATE BESTS
Indoor

200-Meter Dash: 24.88
400-Meter Dash: 55.69
Outdoor
200-Meter Dash: 24.48
400-Meter Dash: 53.66

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