2012 Cross Country
Competed in seven races for the Blazers ... ran a personal-best 5K in 22:05.9 at the Conference USA Championship ... recorded a personal-best 6K time of 26:12.92 at the NCAA South Regional ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2012-13 Track Notes
Woods also competed on the UAB track and field team as a middle-distance runner ... during the indoor season, she ran the 800m in 2:40.00 at the Blazers Invite ... in the outdoor season, Woods completed the 800m in 2:26.51 at the Vanderbilt Invite and was part of the 1,600m sprint medley team that ran a time of 4:22.01 at the Alabama Relays.
2011 Cross Country
Ran in a pair of races for the Blazers ... finished with a personal-best in the 4k at the UAB-Samford Dual (18:50.20) on Sept. 1 ... ran an 18.57.50 in the 4k race at the Auburn Invitational (Sept. 9).
2011-12 Track Notes
Kara competed with the 2011 UAB track and field team ... he finished among UAB's top three in the 500 meters (1:24.31) and in the top five in the 600 meters (1:47.19) ... the fall 2011 season will be her first with the cross country team.
Attended LAMP Magnet High School in Montgomery, Ala. ... was a member of the Class AAA state champion 400-meter relay team in 2008 and 2009 ... finished as the runner-up in the 400 meters 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 (17) ... majoring in criminal justice.