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Isaiah Moore

  • position Hurdles, Long Jump
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Burlington, N.C.
  • High school Cummings
  • position Hurdles, Long Jump
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Burlington, N.C.
  • High school Cummings

Isaiah Moore Bio

NATIONAL HONORS
2019 Indoor First-Team All-American (110mH)
2017, 2019 Outdoor First-Team All-American (110mH)
2019 Penn Relays Champion (110mH)

SEC HONORS
2019 SEC Indoor Bronze Medalist (60mH)
2017, 2019 SEC Outdoor Bronze Medalist (110mH)
2015 SEC All-Freshman Team (110mH)

ACADEMIC HONORS
2017, 2018, 2019 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2019
Indoors: Finished his indoor career with one of the finest indoor campaigns in South Carolina history, including success at the SEC and national levels… competed in six meets, all in the 60m hurdles… ran a new PR, 7.76, at the USC Indoor Open, which ranks 10th in Carolina history… earned bronze in the 60m hurdles at the SEC Championships, running 7.77 in both the prelims and the final… his season-best time of 7.76 was 17th-best in the NCAA, and he earned a last-minute bid to the NCAA Indoor Championships after a scratch above him on the leaderboard… took full advantage of his trip to nationals, running 7.79 in prelims and 7.87 in the final, which was good for eighth place and a first-team All-America finish.
Outdoors: Reached a new level in his final outdoor season, when he won four regular-season meets and earned bronze in 110m hurdles at both the SEC and NCAA Outdoor Championships… opened his season with victories at the Black & Gold Challenge, the Spec Towns Invitational, the Gamecock Invitational and the Penn Relays… his wind-aided time at the Gamecock Invitational, 13.25, was a new personal best and the third-best mark in Gamecock history… it also stood as the best all-conditions time on the 2019 world leaderboard for three weeks… ran 13.42 to finish third at the SEC Championships, earning his second-career bronze medal at the conference level… easily won both of his heats at the NCAA East Regional to qualify for the national meet… once at the NCAA Championships, ran 13.44 in prelims to qualify for the national final… ended his collegiate career with the best wind-legal time of his career, running 13.37 in the NCAA final to earn bronze at the NCAA meet.

2018
Did not compete.

2017
Indoors: Was Carolina’s top performer in the 110mH… won the first two meets of the season, at the Clemson Invitational and Vanderbilt Invitational… took third at both the Razorback Invitational and the Armory Invitational… logged a season-best of 7.80 at to separate meets… finished eighth at the SEC Championships to score for the Gamecocks… just missed out on the NCAA Indoor Nationals, with his time of 7.80 ranking 18th among non-scratched entries.
Outdoors: Posted one of Carolina’s best ever seasons among 110m hurdlers… won the season-opening Hurricane Invitational to set the tone for a great year… also finished first at the Spec Towns Invitational, and ended the season with four podiums overall… finished third at the SEC Championships to win his first ever conference medal… ran 13.55 in the SEC finals in soggy conditions, at the time just .01 off of a PR… qualified for the NCAA East Regional, where he placed seventh in prelims and fourth in the finals to book a ticket to Eugene… once at nationals, he ran a personal-best 13.47 in the prelims to earn a spot in the national finals…that time of 13.47 ranked sixth in Carolina history at the end of the season… in the championship race, he placed eighth to collect first-team All-America accolades.

2016
Indoors: Competed in the hurdles and long jump… finished second overall at the Conference Clash, running 7.84 in the finals… won the Virginia Tech Challenge 60mH… ran a new PR of 7.77 at the SEC Championship, where he placed fourth overall… in the long jump, he reached 7.07 meters for his top mark of the season to place 10th at the Armory Invite.
Outdoors: Set new personal bests in the 110m hurdles and long jump… ran sixth overall at the Florida Relays, but his time of 13.54 is a new PR and ranks 7th in school history… won the hurdles at the Spec Towns Invite, and hit his best long jump mark of the spring with a new PR of 7.16 meters at the same meet… finished sixth at the SEC championships for the 110mH… qualified fourth overall at the East Regional meet, but fell in the final to rob him of a spot at making nationals.

2015
Indoors: Focused mainly on the 60m hurdles, but also competed in the long jump… opened the season with a second-place finish in the long jump at the Orange and Purple Classic… his mark of 24-2.5 at the meet ranks fifth-best in program history… ran a season-best time of 7.81 in the 60mH to finish fourth at the Armory Invite… finished sixth at the Tyson Invite with a time of 7.91… scored for the team at the SEC Indoor Championship, placing seventh in the finals… placed 11th in the long jump at SECs… barely missed the qualifying time for nationals, finishing with the 21st fastest time in the country.
Outdoors: Moved to the 110mH… ran a time of 13.87 at the Florida Relays, finishing 18th overall… helped lead Carolina to the shuttle hurdle relay title at the Penn Relays, with the third fastest time in program history (55.53)… scored for the team at SECs, finishing eighth in the 110 with a season-best time of 13.76… that time ranks 10th in program history… qualified for regionals, where he finished 14th overall… qualified for USATF Junior Nationals, where he ran the fifth-fastest 110mH time in program history (13.45) in the prelims but was DQ’d in the finals.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four letters in track at Hugh M. Cummings high school… finished third in the long jump and sixth in the 110m hurdles at the 2013 World Youth championships… won the 60m hurdles at the 2014 New Balance Indoor Nationals and the 110m hurdles for the outdoor championships… national high school champion in the 60 and 110m hurdles in 2014… three-time Junior Olympic champion in the 110 hurdles (2011-13)… member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Born June 12, 1996… son of Alayna Moore and Kelvin Wilkins… has three younger sisters… Majoring in media and graphic arts.

Indoor Personal Records
55m Hurdles
7.35 (1/9/16 USC Open #1)
60m Hurdles
7.76 (2/16/19 USC Indoor Open)
Long Jump
7.38m | 24-2.5 (1/10/15 Orange and Purple Classic)
Outdoor Personal Records
200m
22.51 (+0.0) (4/8/17 Spec Towns Invitational)
110m Hurdles
13.25 (+2.1) (4/13/19 Gamecock Invitational)
400m Hurdles
55.67) (3/18/18 Hurricane Invitational)
Long Jump
7.16m | 23-6 (4/8/16 Spec Towns Invite)

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