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ROUGUI SOW

Player profile

position
Jumps
year
Grad Student
hometown
Le Havre, France
high school
Lycee Porte Oceane
other college
South Carolina

BIO:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Joins the Seminoles as a graduate transfer from South Carolina…a four-time, first-team All-American in the long jump…owns personal-bests of 6.72 meters (22-0.75) outdoors and 6.46m (21-2.5) indoors…was 2018 France national champion in the long jump and has represented her country internationally on multiple stages…pursuing master’s degree at FSU in international affairs.

BEFORE FSU:

2018: Capped her indoor season with first-team All-American honors, placing eighth in the long jump at NCAA Indoor Championships…was sixth at the SEC Championships, matching her indoor season-best (6.38m.20-11.25)…posted three indoor long jump wins and also added a 60-meter hurdle PB (8.34) at the Tiger Paw Invitational…claimed her fourth, first-team All-American honor at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, placing seventh (6.42m/21-0.75)…season-best 6.57m (21-6.75) effort came in fourth-place finish at SEC Championships. 2017: Put together remarkable first indoor season at South Carolina, highlighted by a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a personal-best (6.46m/21-2.5) which ranks No. 3 in Gamecocks history…scored lone win at Clemson Last Chance Invitational and matched that mark (6.38m/20-11.25) with a fifth-place SEC Indoor Championships performance…set the South Carolina school record at the Spec Towns Invitational when she leaped 6.72m (22-0.75)…followed with USC Open and Penn Relays titles….was fifth at SEC Championships (6.69m/21-11.5) and sixth at NCAA Outdoor Championships for her second, first-team All-American honor of the year…also served as alternate on NCAA-qualifying 4×100 relay.

PERSONAL:

A consistent long jump finalist while representing France on the international stage…was seventh at 2014 World U20 Championships in Eugene, Ore., second at 2017 European Championships and fifth at 2018 London Athletics World Cup, after winning France’s national title…has also posted personal-bests in the hurdles of 8.34 (60m) and 13.47 (100m)…outstanding student who was a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2018…daughter of Mouhamadou and Rokhaya Saw…enrolled in FSU’s international affairs graduate program…born June 7, 1995.