Whitney Mays -
Whitney Mays

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomington, Ill.

High School:
Bloomington HS

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
07/18/1986

Experience:
2L


2007: Received two all-conference honors during the indoor and outdoor season ... anchored the distance medley relay team that placed second at the C-USA Indoor Championship, and also set a new school record (11:46.80) ... also posted the second-fastest time (5:00.75) in UAB history in the one-mile run, which was good for seventh place ... ran a 10:46.89 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase for 12th-place at the Outdoor NCAA Mideast Regional Meet ... posted the two fastest times in the mile run during the indoor season ... won the mile run (5:03.56) at the LSU Twilight ... finished in second place in the mile run at Niswonger Invitational and fifth in the event at the Indiana Opener ... participated in the mile run at the Meyo Invitational ... during the outdoor season, posted the best performance time in three events including the 1,500-meter run, 5,000-meter run and the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... earned all-conference honors with a first-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:46.08) at the C-USA Outdoor Championship ... placed first and recorded a season-best time of 17:22.24 in the 5,000-meter run at the Austin Peay Spring Fling ... placed first in the 1,500-meter run at the Billy Hayes Invitational (4:36.53) ... won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the LSU Relays ... also ran the second leg of the 4x800 relay team that recorded the second fastest time in school history (9:08.05) ... was a member of the second-place distance medley relay teamat the Florida Relays (11:46.25).

2006: Earned all-conference honors in the 3000-meter steeplechase by placing second at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 11:06.31 ... set a new school record and qualified for the NCAA Regional meet at the LSU Relays by posting a time of 10:42.32 in the steeplechase, placing her first at that meet ... also garnered a first-place finish in the steeplechase at the first outdoor meet of the season at Southern Miss by clocking a time of 11:29.45 ... ran a personal-best 17:53.50 in the 5000 meters at Western Kentucky to take third place ... also set a new personal-best in the 1500 meters at Western Kentucky with a time of 4:50.61, earning her second place in that event.

2005: Named All-Conference USA following a third-place finish in the 3000-meter steeplechase with an NCAA Regional Championships qualifying time of 10:45.60, which was also the UAB and freshman record ... took ninth place at the NCAA Regional Championships in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a 10:52.16, the second-fastest time in school history ... a part of the distance medley relay team that helped UAB to its best finish ever at the C-USA Indoor championships by finishing fourth, posting an 11:58.75, which is the third-fastest time in school history ... also part of the distance medley relay team that finished first at the Alabama Relays and the Clemson Relays and ran the fourth- and fifth-fastest outdoor times in school history... part of the 4x1500-meter relay team that ran a 19:15.84, the second-fastest time in school history, in a second-place finish at the Alabama Relays and posted a 19:26.11 in a second-place finish at the Clemson Relays, the fourth-fastest time in school history.

High School: Attended Bloomington High School in Bloomington, Ill. ... a four-year letterwinner for coaches Aaron Culbertson and John Szabo ... placed 11th in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:11 in the Illinois state track meet ... was also on the cross country team, cheerleading squad and the dance team.

Personal: Full name is Whitney Mays ... born July 18, 1986 in Bloomington, Ill. ... parents are Bill Mays and Nancy Mays ... has two younger sisters, Mackenzie and Taylor ... major is sociology.

 
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