Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A University of South Carolina graduate is the new Miss South Carolina.

Suzi Roberts, who was also Miss Columbia, won the crown Saturday night at the Township Auditorium in Columbia.

In preliminary competitions, she won the swimsuit and talent portions.

She grew up in Pawleys Island. She apparently used to cheer for the Atlanta Falcons.

She was also named first runner up in last year's Miss South Carolina pageant..