|Kara Woods -
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).
Notes: Kara competed with the 2010-11 UAB track and field team. She 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 3A 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.