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Caitlyn Little

  • position Sprints
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Hoover, Ala.
  • High school Hoover
  • position Sprints
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Hoover, Ala.
  • High school Hoover

Caitlyn Little Bio

Season and Career Results

Indoor: Ran in the 60-meter hurdles at five meets for the Gamecocks … Competed in the 60-meter hurdles at the SEC Championships and finished 15th in the prelims with a time of 8.49 … Ran her season-best time of 8.46 in the prelims of the Carolina Challenge … Also ran sub 8.50 at the South Carolina Invitational in the prelims with a time of 8.47 … Was the runner-up at the Gamecock Opener in the 60-meter hurdles … Was the third-fastest runner at the USC Indoor Open in the 60-meter hurdles.
Outdoor: Qualified for the East Regional in the 100-meter hurdles … Was 18th in the second section of races at the East Regional with a time of 13.20 … Ran a season-best time of 13.11 to finish as the 14th-fastest qualifier at the prelims of the East Regional … Took 16th in the prelims of the SEC Championships … Earned third-place finishes in the prelims and finals of the 100-meter hurdles at the USC Open and UNF Invitational … Finished tied for 10th at the Florida Relays with a time of 13.55 … Earned top-five finishes at the Tiger Track Classic and Weems Baskin … Ran the 200 meters at the Tiger Track Classic and clocked a time of 25.46 for 29th place.

Indoors: Was one top hurdlers for the Gamecocks during the indoor season… Ran in seven meets for the Gamecocks… Just missed the final in the 60m hurdles at the 2020 SEC Indoor Championships, finishing ninth with a new PR of 8.21… Finished in the top 10 in every meet in the 60m hurdles except one… Ran the 200m three times during the season and the 300m once… Made the 60m hurdles final at five of the seven meets she ran… Finished with the No. 25 time in the country in the 60m hurdles.
Outdoors: Cancelled.

Indoors: Made an impact in her second indoor season for the Gamecocks… Posted the eighth-fastest time in program history, and a personal-best, in the 60mH with a time of 8.28 at the Orange & Purple Elite… Ran the 60mH in all seven meets she took part in during the indoor campaign… Had her best individual finish at the Clemson Opener, earning a second place finish with a time of 8.40… Finished in 13th at the SEC Championships with a time of 8.37… Ran the 200m once at the Dr. Sander Challenge. 
Outdoors: Represented the Gamecocks in four meets during the outdoor season… Qualified for the NCAA East Regional in the 100mH… Clocked a season-best time of 13.37 at the NCAA East Regional quarterfinals, just missing out on the semifinal… Took 15th at the SEC Championships in the 100mH with a time of 13.58… Finished in ninth at the 125th Penn Relays. 

Indoors: Ran the 60m hurdles at two meets… had her best effort at the Columbia Challenge, running 8.37 in the final to finish third.
Outdoors: Had a standout season in the 100mH, narrowly missing a trip to the NCAA Championships as a true freshman… finished third at the Weems Baskin Invitational and second at the USC Open… found another gear as the Gamecocks reached the championship portion of their season, starting with a fourth-place effort at Penn Relays… clocked in at 13.27 in the Penn final, earning a spot on Carolina’s all-time top-10 list for the first time… ran 13.10 in the SEC Championships prelims to finish sixth and earn a spot in the final… that time ranked seventh in Carolina history at the end of the season… came back to run 13.17 in the final, scoring for the Gamecocks with a seventh-place finish… ran 13.24 in the NCAA East Regional opening round to finish 16th and grab the last quarterfinal spot… missed a trip to the NCAA Championships by .01 seconds as she came in 13th in the regional quarterfinal with a mark of 13.43… ran on the 4x100m relay team during the regular season, finishing second at a pair of regular-season meets and serving as an alternate at the NCAA Championships… also part of a pair of podium finishes in the shuttle hurdle relay… ran at the USATF Junior Championships at the conclusion of the collegiate season, finishing seventh in the 100m hurdles.

High School
Finished as a 13-time Alabama state champion at Hoover High School, where she was coached by Mark Everett… Also lettered in volleyball… Earned a pair of national championships at New Balance Nationals… Was named Kiwanis Club Female Athlete of the Year and Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year as a senior.

The daughter of Elisa Little… Has two sisters, Careasha and Jasmine… Plans to major in nursing at South Carolina, with the career goal of working as a pediatric nurse…. Chose the Gamecocks over Texas, Tennessee, Alabama and Cincinnati…. Picked Carolina because of the great coaching staff and the instant connection she forged with her teammates.