Student-athletes were recognized for the accomplishments in the classroom and in the community.
2010 Cross Country
Widener competed in all seven meets during his sophomore season where he was at the front of the pack in five of seven meets... best finish came at the MSU Cowboy Stampede where he placed ninth with a time of 20:21.21... turned in an 11th place finish at the UT Arlington Season Opener with a time of 21:21.88... placed 15th with a time of 27:12 at the Texas A&M-CC Islander Splash Invitational... opened the season with a 34th place finish with a time of 20:26.81 at the Midwestern State Invitational... crossed the finish line in 24th place at the SLC Meet with a time of 26:44.90... finished 222nd with a time of 33:11.88 at the Chili Pepper Invitational... closed out the season at the NCAA South Central Regional Meet where he placed 98th with a time of 33:51.70.
2009 Cross Country
Ran in all seven cross country meets... placed ninth (21:57) at the TCU Season Opener... ran 27:57 for 16th place at the Ken Garland Invitational 8K... placed 52nd (26:57) at the Southland Conference 8K Meet... ran 34:54 for 102nd place at the NCAA South Central Regional 10K.
Competed in three meets during the indoor season... placed fourth with a season-best 9:04.66 in the 3000m at the Sooner Open II... ran 4:35.25 in the mile run for 11th place at the Wichita State Varsity Apartments Shocker.
Competed in the 5,000m and 10,000m at the SLC Championships but did not score in the 5,000m... registered a 10th place finish with a time of 32:43.08... highlight of the season was at the UT Arlington Bobby Lane Invitational where he ran a time of 15:34.47 in the 5000m which qualified him for conference.
Prior to UTA
Lettered in track and cross country 3 times each... all district 3 years... all region once... 2 time district track champs.
Born 12-6-1990... has 2 sisters... nickname skittles... studying kinesiology.