Track & Field
Megan Wright - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Western Brown

Collegiate Bests
: 2:19.73 | 1,500M: 4:34.81 | Mile: 4:56.74 | 3,000M: 10:11.64 | 5,000M: 18:50.15

2012-13 (Senior)
Outdoor – Has competed over the mile 800 and 1,500 meters … PR 800 time 2:19.73 was recorded at the USF Bulls Invitational.

Indoor – Competed predominantly in the mile with her PR time of 4:56.74 occuring at the SEC Championships.

Cross Country – Placed 19h at the Belmont Opener … Top 6K time of 22:35.12 occured at the SEC Championships.

2011-12 (Junior)
Outdoor – Compete over 800 and 1,500 meters … personal best 1500 time of 4:34.81 came at the Payton Jordan (Stanford) Cardinal Invitational … Top 800 performance of 2:20.99 occured at the Polytan Invitational.

– Competed in the mile and 3,000 meters … Posted a personal best 3K time 10:11.64 at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational … Top mile time of the season came at the UW Husky Classic.

Cross Country – Placed ninth at the Tennessee Invitational … Top 5K time came at the the Greater Louisville Meet where she finished in 18:41.63 … Top 6K time came at the NCAA Regional where she crossed the finish with a time of 22:43.90.

2010-11 (Sophomore)
OutdoorCompeted in the 1,500m run during the outdoor season … Ran her best 1,500m at the Sea Ray Relays.

– 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.

Cross Country – Did not compete.

2009-10 (Freshman)
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 the 5,000m runset a personal-best time of 15:50.15 atthe Black and Gold Challence in Orlando.

Indoor – Finished in the top-20 at the SEC Championships inthe mile run with a time of 5:12.01 … At the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet, ran a personal-best time of5:11.19.

Cross Country – Competed in two meets for UK … Best result came at the Old Timers Classic turning in 5K time of 20:11.

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.

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 … Will graduate with a degree in Integrated Strategic Communicationas.

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