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Ashley Burris
Ashley Burris

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Grand Prairie, Texas

High School:
Mansfield Timberview

Last College:
Stephen F. Austin

Event:
Hurdles


07/18/2013

SAAC participates in Upward Bound

Five UT Arlington student-athletes talk about their journies through college and what comes next.

06/26/2013

Fifty-three student-athletes earn WAC All-Academic honors

Recognition is for spring sports, plus freshmen and transfers for the 2012-13 academic year.

04/19/2013

T&F: Mavericks compete in day two at Mt. SAC Relays

100-meter hurdlers each post top-5 school times

04/06/2013

T&F: UTA shows its strength at Texas State Invitational

Smith sets a school record in the 400 meters

03/29/2013

T&F: Three top-5 school times posted at Texas Relays

Relay teams busy on Friday in Austin

AT UT ARLINGTON
Indoor Highlights:
2013
• Helped the 4x400 relay team to a school-record effort (3:44.65) at the WAC Indoor Championships.
• Placed 15th at the league meet in the 400m (58.24).
• Had season-best times of 9.14 in the 60m hurdles and 58.11 in the 400 meters.

Outdoor Highlights:
2013
• Was the runner up in the 400-meter hurdles at the WAC Outdoor Championships.
• Had a time of 1:00.59 in the finals of the league meet to earn first-team All-WAC honors.
• Posted a season-best clocking of 1:00.04, the fourth-fastest time in school history, in the prelims of the event.
• Had identical times of 1:01.57 at the prestigious Texas Relays (23rd) and Mt. SAC Relays (28th).

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON
• Competed for one season at Stephen F. Austin.
• Placed fourth in the 400m hurdles at the 2012 Southland Conference Outdoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Was the 2011 Class 5A state champion in the 300m hurdles.
• Named to the all-state squad twice (2009, 2011).
• Placed third in the 400m hurdles at both the 2009 and 2010 USATF Junior Olympics.
• Had a personal-best time of 41.8 in the 300 hurdles.
• Earned four varsity letters in track.
• Also played volleyball at Timberview High School.
• Ran for the Dallas Gold Track Club.

PERSONAL
• Full name is Ashley Nicole Burris.
• Is the daughter of Angie and Ricky Burris.
• Is a nursing major.
• Was a member of the National Honor Society as a prep, graduating 21st in a class of 587.

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