Event: Distance Ht.: 5-5
Hometown: Fort Mill, S.C.
Previous School: Fort Mill HS
Eligibility: Sr. Major:
800m: 2:18.13^/2:19.11 (I/O)
1500m: 4:54.90 (O)
1 Mile: 5:13.93/5:32.30 (I/O)
3000m: 11:00.15 (I)
3000m Steeple: 11:00.69 (O)
^ Baptist College/CSU record
# Big South Conference record
% Big South Meet record
2012 Outdoor: At Georgia Tech Invitational, placed third in the 3000m steeple chase in 11:23.76 ... 22nd in 800m race (2:19.11), 3/100 of a second behind teammate Susanna McKee. Eighth in the 5000m at the Best Western/University of North Florida Invitational with a time of 19:11.40. Ran the 800m (2:21.63, 18th) and the 15000m (4:54.90, 17th) at the Weems Baskin Invitational (Columbia, S.C.). Finished second in 3000m steeple chase (11:15.66) at the Coastal Carolina/Shamrock Invitational.
2012 Indoor: Set the CSU record for the 800m run on 2/24 (2:18.13) in qualifying ... finished fifth in 800m finals ... 15th in the mile (5:17.13) ... at the same meet, Cuff was a part of the CSU record-setting setting time of 12:29.51 in the distance medley relay. Finished fifth in the 5000m run (18:31.68) to pace all Bucs at Clemson's Tiger Paw Invitational ... also claimed 13th in 800m (2:23.11). Set a personal best in the 3000m at the Virginia Tech Invitational, finishing in 11:00.15, good for 15th.
2011 Outdoor Season: Placed 2nd overall at the Coastal Carolina Invitational (3/12) in the 3,000 Steeple with a time of 11:51.10…Took 4th at the Weems Baskin (3/26) in the 3,000m Steeple with a time of 11:48.50…Took 7th overall at the Duke Invitational (4/8-4/9) in the 5,000m Run with a time of 19:08.98…Took 17th at the Big South Outdoor Championships (4/21-4/23) 5,000m event with a time of 19:29.26…Also placed 5th overall at the Big South Outdoor Championships in the 3,000m Steeple with a time of 11:19.81.
2010-2011 Indoor Season: Placed 15th in the mile at the Hokie Invitational (1/21-1/22) with a time of 5:23.00….Placed 8th in the DMR at Hokie Invite with a time of 12:54.10…Took 2nd place in 800m run with a time of 2:27.61 at the Gamecock Open (1/26)…Took 13th overall for the mile run at ETSU Niswonger Invitational (2/4-2/5) with a time of 5:25.87…Placed 11th overall in the mile run at the Big South Indoor Championships (2/24-2/25) with a time of 5:18.88.
2009: Earned MVP honors for the cross country team … was the top finisher on the team in each race, finishing with a season-best 19:21.66 at the USC Upstate Invitational on October 17.
Eye Opener - 9/5/09 - 5k - 19:31 (22nd)
Big South Preview - 9/19/09 - 5k - 20:27 (30th)
Citadel Invite - 9/26/09 - 5k - 19:45.29 (11th)
Charlotte Invitational - 10/2/09 - 5k - 19:35.60 (71st)
USC Upstate Invitational - 10/17/09 - 5k - 19:21.66 (13th)
Big South Championship - 10/31/09 - 5k - 20:33 (36th)
NCAA East Regional - 11/14/09 - 6k - 24:47.44 (208th)
High School: Ran for Coach Marc Pyrc at Fort Mill HS … joins high school teammate Hallie Wright on the CSU roster … earned the 2008 Cross Country Coaches’ Award and was the 2009 track and field MVP … helped lead her 2008 cross country team to a runner-up finish at the S.C. State Meet … played eighth overall in the 1,600m run at the Taco Bell Track & Field Classic.
Personal: Daughter of Brian and Nancy Cuff .. majoring in kinesiology … came to CSU for the location and Christian environment ... favorite food is grits, book is The Hunger Games and place to visit is Pensacola, Fla.