Track and Field Preview: Gamecock Inaugural

Track and Field Preview: Gamecock Inaugural

Full Meet Schedule

Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate track and field team will be competing in their second event of the 2018-2019 indoor season when they travel down to Columbia to compete in the Gamecock Inaugural on January 18-19.

This will be the first event for the Spartans since the JDL Kickoff Classic on December 1, 2018. USC Upstate had a variety of athletes finish with top times in their respective events. Freshman Angelnique Bryant had an outstanding performance in the 60m dash finishing in 2nd place in the race and placing 3rd on the school's all-time list.  Bryant also placed 10th in the 200m.

Kalyn Brown took 6th place in the weight throw [48'7.25"] a personal best and 2nd on the Upstate all-time list. Adanma Uzor earned two top 10 finishes in jumps with and 8th place finish in the Long Jump and 5th place in the Triple Jump.

Tony Auguste achieved two top 10 finishes by coming in 4th in the Weight Throw and 6th in the shot Put. Kwon Middleton-Weaver finished 7th and Ari Jahanafar finished 10th in the Triple Jump. Benji Bapoupeleh jumped to a 10th place finish in the long jump.

USC Upstate will face fellow Division I opponents Bethune-Cookman, Charleston Southern, The Citadel, Coastal Carolina, College of Charleston, Florida Atlantic, Georgia State, North Carolina, North Carolina A&T, North Florida, South Carolina State, South Florida and the University of South Carolina.

This will be the first indoor event held in the newly renovated USC Field House. Fans can follow along with all the action at




USC Upstate Participants

10:00 a.m.

W 60m Open Trials

J.Brown, Cox, Kinard

10:00 a.m.

W Weight

K. Brown

10:00 a.m.

M Shot Put

Auguste, Pickett-Hicks

10:40 a.m.

M 60m Open Trials

Nance, Holston, Jamison, Henderson, Middleton, Sowell

11:00 a.m.

W 60m Hurdles Trials

Cox, Young-Mullins

11:00 a.m.

M Long Jump


11:25 a.m.

M 60m Hurdles Trials


11:45 a.m.

W Mile

Davis, Palmquist, Leavitt

12:35 p.m.

M Mile

Jones, Castano, Tardella, Levonick, Young

1:50 p.m.

M 400m

Petty, Campbell

2:15 p.m.

W 300m


2:30 p.m.

M Weight

Hatten, Jordan, Wallace

2:40 p.m.

M 300m

Jahanfar, Morton, Saunders

3:05 p.m.

W 3000m

Cherono, Chavez

4:00 p.m.

W Shot Put

K. Brown

4:00 p.m.

W Triple Jump

Kinard, Young-Mullins

4:00 p.m.

M Triple Jump

Jahanafar, Middleton, Bapoupeleh

4:05 p.m.

M 3000m

Johnson, Coccia, Coccia, Burt

6:00 p.m.

W 60m Invite


6:35 p.m.

M 60m Hurdles Invite

Saunders, Morton




USC Upstate Participants

9:00 a.m.

M 5000m

Loy, Miller

9:30 a.m.

W 5000m


10:00 a.m.

M 200m

Nance, Pearson, Smith, Henderson, Jamison, Sowell

11:00 a.m.

W 200m

Bryant, J. Brown

11:00 a.m.

W Long Jump


12:35 p.m.

M 800m

Campbell, Petty

1:20 p.m.

W 800m

Thompson, Koellner

1:30 p.m.

W Triple Jump


2:00 p.m.

M Weight


2:20 p.m.

M 5000m


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