THIS YEAR: Junior college transfer Kevin Elliot will provide USC with a big boost in the middle distances in 2001.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: While at El Camino City College in 1998-2000, Elliot earned JC All-American honors ... Has bests of 1:49.3 in the 800m and 3:53.0 in the 1500m ... Won both the 800m and 1500m at the South Bay League meet in 2000.
HIGH SCHOOL: Elliot attended Mira Costa High in Manhattan Beach, Calif., where he was the 1996 and 1997 CIF champion in the 800m ... His best times were 22.04 in the 200m, 48.2 in the 400m and 1:53.8 in the 800m ... He also was an Ocean League champion as a wrestler.
PERSONAL: Kevin was born on Nov. 7, 1978 in Torrance, Calif. He is a psychology major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: 800m - 1:49.3, 1500m - 3:53.0.