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Clarence Gallop

  • position Throws
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Providence, R.I.
  • Previous School Charleston Southern
  • High school Providence Career & Technical Academy
  • position Throws
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Providence, R.I.
  • Previous School Charleston Southern
  • High school Providence Career & Technical Academy

Clarence Gallop Bio

2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2017
Indoors: Took part in five meets in the weight throw… finished third at the Vanderbilt Invitational… threw a season-best 19.02m to place 15th at the SEC Championships.
Outdoors: Competed in the hammer throw in nine events, achieving a mark over 210 feet in seven of them… won the season-opening Hurricane Invitational with a throw of 213-3… placed third at the Weems Baskin Invitational… set a new PR at the Florida Relays, throwing 219-1… placed second at the Spec Towns Invitational and third at the Gamecock Invitational… won the Penn Relays with a new PR of 220-11, which is the second-best mark in Carolina history… scored for the Gamecocks at the SEC Championships, finishing sixth with a mark of 215-7… qualified for the NCAA East Regional.

2016
Indoors: Threw 60 feet or better in three of his five competitions in the weight throw… won the USC Open #1 weight title with a throw of 60-2… had his top throw of the season at the Gamecock Invitational, reaching 60-8 to finish as the top collegiate thrower.
Outdoors: East Regional qualifier in the hammer throw… placed in the top three for his first five weekends of the outdoor season… won the hammer at the Florida Relays after throwing 214-9, a new personal best… that mark moved him up to fifth in school history… finished ninth at SECs (211-6)… threw 211-5 at the regional meet and finished 18th overall.

2015
Indoors: Finished top-five or better in all but two of his eight weight throw competitions… threw a top mark of 64-6.75 to take fifth at the Hokie Invite… finished second at both home competitions… placed 20th at the SEC Indoor Championships.
Outdoors: Shined in his top event, the hammer throw… NCAA East Regional qualifier… went over 203 feet in all but one of his competitions… placed fifth at the prestigious Florida Relays with a throw of 210-6, the sixth-best throw in program history… won the Bill Carson Invite with a throw of 208-5, and competed in the shot put for the first time with an eighth-place finish (43-0.25)… scored for the team at the SEC Championships with a personal best throw of 212-2, finishing fifth… finished 21st at the East Regional.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Competed for one season at Charleston Southern… finished second in the hammer throw at the USA Track and Field Junior Outdoor Championships, setting a school record in the process… competed in the IAAF World Junior Championships, finishing 24th in the hammer… finished second in the Big South Outdoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL
New Balance High School National All-American in the Hammer Throw, placing 5th… Junior Olympic All-American in the hammer throw… high school record holder with hammer throw of 222 feet… named all-state in the hammer throw, weight throw and shot put.

PERSONAL
Son of Clarence and Alexandra Gallop… has one younger sibling.

Indoor Personal Records

Weight Throw
19.68m | 64′ 6.75″ (1/23/15 Hokie Invite)

Outdoor Personal Records

Hammer
67.35m | 220-11 (4/29/17 Penn Relays)

Shot Put
13.11m | 43-0 (4/11/15 Bill Carson Invite)

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