AS A JUNIOR (2013)
Indoor: Ran the 800m run in 2:40.00 at the Blazers Invite. Outdoor: Completed the 800m run in 2:26.51 at the Vanderbilt Invite ... part of the 1,600m sprint medley that ran a time of 4:22.01 at the Alabama Relays ... ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012)
Indoor:Ran the 800 meters in a season-best time of 2:33.31 at the Vulcan Invite ... raced to a time of 2:35.44 in the same event at the C-USA Championship.Outdoor:Recorded a personal-best time of 2:24.42 in the 800 meters at the War Eagle Invite ... placed sixth at the Samford Invite in the same event with a time of 2:24.63.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011)
Indoor:Crossed the finish line in 1:24.31 in the 500m and finished the 800m with a season-best 2:32.26 at the Tiger Paw Invitational ... completed the 600m with a time of 1:47.19 at the Gladstein Invitational.Outdoor:Finished in the top 10 in the 800m (2:31.90) at the Sea Ray Relays ... recorded a season-best 2:27.57 in the same event at the Alabama Relays ... ran a 5:31.78 in the 1,500m at the Twilight Invitational.
Attended Lamp Magnet High School in Montgomery, Ala. ... was a member of the Class 3A state champion 1x400m relay team in 2008 and 2009 ... finished as the runner-up in the 400m at the state meet in both 2009 and 2010 ... was the senior class president and president of the government club.
Full name is Kara Alexis Woods ... born Nov. 25, 1991 ... daughter of Darryl and Janet Woods ... has a younger sister, Kayla ... majoring in criminal justice.