87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer
Yellow Jackets gaining real-world experience at a variety of world-class organizations
Indoor: Member of the DMR unit that finished second at the Bob Pollock Memorial … Finished eighth in the mile at the Orange and Purple Classic … Recorded a career-best time in the mile of 5:12.89 at the Music City Challenge. Outdoor: Did not compete.
2016 Cross Country:
Raced in two meets … Finished 15th in the head-to-head meet with Kennesaw State with a 5k time of 19:27.7 … Also raced at the Crimson Classic.
Indoor: Recorded personal-best times in the mile (5:21.32) at the Conference Clash and 3000m (10:27.35) at the Vanderbilt Invitational … Also competed in the 4x400 relay at the Commodore Invitational and Vanderbilt Invitational. Outdoor: Recorded a personal-best in the 1500m at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a time of 4:52.11.
2015 Cross Country:
Had three top-20 finished during the 2015 season, including a 10th place finish at the Berry Invitational (22:59.7, 6k).
Indoor: Impressed in her college debut with a sixth-place finish (11:14.57) in the 3,000 meters at the Orange & Purple Classic. Outdoor: Ran her best times at home meets with a PR 800m time of 2:23.57 at the Georgia Tech Invite and a PR 1,500m time of 4:56.94 at the Yellow Jacket Invite.
2014 Cross Country:
Did not compete.
Lettered four seasons in cross country under head coach David Evans and four seasons in track under head coach Andy Schultz at Roswell High School in Roswell, Ga. ... Qualified for GHSA State meet all four years in cross country ... Named to all-county team three-straight years in cross country ... State track qualifier in 4x400-meter relay in 2013 ... Graduated fourth in class, president of Beta Club and National AP Scholar.
Full name is Erin Marie Gant ... Daughter of Drew and Marie Gant ... Born June 23, 1996 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Sister to Ryan and Sean ... Brother Ryan attends Georgia Tech and is expected to graduate in 2016 ... Cousin Jay Dantzler played baseball at Georgia Tech from 2006-2009 ... Chose Georgia Tech because of the world class engineering program, the competitive track/cross country programs and the proximity to downtown Atlanta ... Majoring in industrial engineering.