Mavericks distance crews ready for Western Athletic Conference
AT UT ARLINGTON Cross Country Highlights: 2012
Participated in five meets on the year, including the WAC Championships.
Finished 29th at the conference meet with a time of 18:42.07.
Earned a top-10 finish at the Louisiana Tech Mook 4 (8th, 13:28).
Crossed the line in 19th place in the 2-mile UTA Season Opener (11:56.3).
Did not compete in any events for the Mavericks.
Indoor Highlights: 2013
Placed fifth in the finals of the 800m at the WAC Championships (2:13.35).
Registered the third-fastest 800m time in school history in the prelims at the league meet (2:09.93).
Won the 800m at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a clocking of 2:15.58.
Was runner up at the Texas A&M Invitational (2:18.03) and the third-place finisher at the Bill Bergan Invitational (2:11.35).
Competed in four meets and a total of nine events on the year.
Was the runner up in the 800 meters at the Southland Conference Championships, posting a time of 2:15.01.
Ran a season-best 800m time of 2:13.30 in the prelims of the SLC meet.
Helped the distance medley relay squad to a third-place finish and the 4x440 yard relay team to fourth place at the SLC Championships.
Outdoor Highlights: 2013
Earned her first-ever trip to the NCAA Outdoor Track Championships, reaching the event in the 800 meters.
Placed 23rd at the NCAA Championships with a time of 2:14.45.
Logged a time of 2:06.04 at the NCAA West Preliminaries, the 12th-fastest time in Eugene, Ore.
Her clocking at the preliminary round was a personal record at the second-fastest time in UTA history.
Was the runner up at the Western Athletic Conference Championships in the 800m, earning first-team all-league honors.
Missed a conference championship by just .01 seconds in the meet.
Earned a spot at the NCAA West Preliminaries in the 800 meters, where her time of 2:09.18 placed 30th.
Ran a career-best 2:08.42 in the finals of the 800m at the Southland Conference Championships to finish as league runner up.
Was a member of the 4x400 relay team at the SLC meet that finished sixth.
Competed in four events at the Texas Relays.
Saw action in 10 meets on the year.
Placed ninth nationally at the USATF Junior Olympics.
Was a two-time district champion in the 400 meters (2010, 2011).
Also claimed the district title in the 800 meters in 2010.
Named KMBT-12 Athlete of the Week.
Had top times of 2:16 in the 800 and 56.6 in the 400.
Is the daughter of Tasha and Reggie Wright.
Has one younger sister, Victoria.
Is a kinesiology major.
Wants to become a physician's assistant.
Was an honor graduate and earned her high school's distinguished athlete award.