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Rougui Sow

  • position Horizontal Jumps
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Le Havre, France
  • High school Lycee Porte Oceane
  • position Horizontal Jumps
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Le Havre, France
  • High school Lycee Porte Oceane

Rougui Sow Bio

2017, 2018 First-Team Outdoor All-American: Long Jump
2017, 2018 First-Team Indoor All-American: Long Jump
2017 SEC Bronze Medalist: Long Jump

2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Indoors: Posted another All-America campaign in her second indoor season… won the long jump at the Navy Winter Invitational, Columbia Challenge and Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational… jumped a season-best 6.38m at the Tiger Paw Invitational and the SEC Championships… finished sixth at the conference meet to score for the Gamecocks… ended the indoor season finishing eighth at the NCAA Championships to collect first-team All-America status for the third time… also ran the 60m hurdles, finishing second at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational and running a PR of 8.34 at the Tiger Paw Invitational.
Outdoors: Grabbed yet another first-team All-America finish… won the long jump at the Weems Baskin Invitational while adding a second-place finish at the Tennessee Relays and a fourth-place result at the Spec Towns Invitational… jumped a season-best 6.57m at the SEC Championships in a fourth-place finish… qualified for the NCAA East Regional, where she finished 10th to qualify for Eugene… finished seventh at the NCAA Championships, jumping 6.42m to earn her fourth first-team All-America finish.

Indoors: Recorded one of the best long jump seasons in Gamecock history in her first collegiate campaign… collected three podiums during the regular season… finished second in her debut meet, jumping 20-7 1/4 at the Vanderbilt Invitational… placed second at the Tiger Paw Invitational, with an effort of 20-9… won the Tiger Tuneup with a jump of 20-11 1/4… jumped 20-11 1/4 again at the SEC Championship to finish fifth and score for the Gamecocks… earned first-team All-America status at the NCAA Championships, where her mark of 21-2 1/2 was a season best and good for sixth in the nation… that mark ranks third in Gamecock history… also ran the 60mH, with a season-best 8.41 at the Armory Invitational, where she placed seventh.
Outdoors: Continued her momentum from the indoor season and rewrote the Carolina record books in her first outdoor voyage… won the Weems Baskin Invitational, at 21-2 1/2… finished second at the Florida Relays, where she hit 20-9… set a new Carolina record at the Spec Towns Invitational, winning the meet with a jump of 22-0 3/4… that was the best mark in the world during the 2017 for a three-week stretch… followed her record jump with wins at the USC Open and Penn Relays… earned bronze at the SEC Championships with a leap of 21-11 1/2… was outside of the qualification zone heading into her final attempt at the NCAA East Regional, but she came through in the clutch, hitting 21-0 1/2 to finish eighth and book a trip to Eugene… finished sixth at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 21-2, earning first-team All-America honors for the second time in 2017… was also a major part of the 4x100m relay, including victories at the Weems Baskin Invitational, Spec Towns Invitational and Gamecock Invitational… helped the 4×1 qualify for the NCAA Championships with a 12th-place finish (44.51) at the NCAA East Regional… served as an alternate on the 4×1 team at the NCAA Championships.

Attended Lycée Porte Océane in Le Havre, France… represents the France national team in international competition… won the Mediterranean Championship with a jump of 21-7… finished seventh at the Junior World Championship… also ran the 60m hurdles.

Daughter of Mouhamadou and Rokhaya Sow… chose Carolina because it’s a great school, the team is very friendly and the coaches are very professional.

Indoor Personal Records
60m Hurdles
8.34 (2/9/18 Tiger Paw Invitationall)
Long Jump
6.46m | 21-2 1/2 (3/10/17 NCAA Championship)
Outdoor Personal Records
12.05 (+2.7) (4/15/17 Gamecock Invitational)
100m Hurdles
13.47 (+2.7) (4/15/17 Gamecock Invitational)
Long Jump
6.72m | 22-0 3/4 (4/7/17 Spec Towns Invitational)