AS A SOPHOMORE (2009)
INDOOR: Ran to a 12th-place finish in the 3,000m at the Tiger Twilight with a time of 12:07.53.
AS A FRESHMAN (2008)
OUTDOOR: Finished second in the 5,000m run at the Houston Opener ... finished eighth in the mile run at the Clemson Opener in a time of 5:32.80 ... was the first leg of the distance medley relay that took second place at the Clemson Opener.
Was a five-time all-state track athlete at Scottsboro High School ... placed fifth in the 3,200m run in 2006 and 2007 ... also placed 10th in 1,600m those years ... a six-time all-state cross country runner in Alabama, she captured the Class 5A state cross country championship in 2006 ... helped her high school squad extend its state championship streak to six years ... finished second, behind her teammate, in the cross country state championship in 2005 ... member of six state cross country championship teams ... coached by John Eslinger.
Full name is Lacey Emma Wright ... born Jan. 25, 1989 at Scottsboro, Ala. ... daughter of Benny and Shelia Wright ... majoring in elementary education.