Cross Country
Megan Wright - Cross Country - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Western Brown

2011-12 (Junior):Cross Country – Placed 36th at the Belmont-VU Opener to start her junior year, finishing the 4K event in 15:27.10 … Posted a top-10 finish at the Tennessee Invitational after posting a time of 19:23.89 in the 5K … Finished the 5K Greater Louisville Classic in 18:41.63 … Competed in the SEC Championships and the NCAA Southeast Region Championships.

2010-11 (Sophomore): Cross Country – Did not compete. Indoor – Had the third-best time in the 800m run on the season … Recorded her fastest 800m time at the Rod McCravy Memorial … Had her best one-mile run at the Akron Invitational. Outdoor – Competed in the 1,500m run during the outdoor season … Ran her best 1,500m at the Sea Ray Relays.

2009-10 (Freshman): Cross Country – Competed in two meets for UK … Best result came at the Old Timers Classic turning in 5K time of 20:11. IndoorFinished in the top-20 at the SEC Championships inthe mile run with a time of 5:12.01 … At the RodMcCravy Memorial Meet, ran a personal-best time of5:11.19. Outdoor – Competed in both the 1,500mand the 5,000m runs for the Wildcats … Set a personal-best mark in the 1,500m run at the Kentuckiana Border Battle with a time of 4:43.53 … In the5,000m runset a personal-best time of 15:50.15 atthe Black and Gold Challence in Orlando.

High School: Seven-time Ohio state championship qualifier with three nods in outdoor track, and two bids each in both indoor track and cross country … Five-time regional qualifier with three bids in outdoor track and two in cross country … Four-year letterwinner in both track and cross country … Member of cross country regional championship teams as a freshman and sophomore … Claims school records in 800m and 1,600m runs as well as the 1,600m and 3,200m relays … Coached by Jeff Jones, Jim Nue and Tina Cooper … Member of high school dance team as a freshman … Received scholar athlete recognition … Member of DECCA and Spanish Club … Volunteered with hi-y.

Personal: Full name is Megan Elizabeth Wright … Born Oct. 2, 1990 in Cincinnati, Ohio … Parents are Dennis and Jessica Wright … Has one sister – Morgan … Father Dennis played baseball collegiately at Cumberland College … Major is undecided.

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