AS A FRESHMAN (2007)
Had a solid freshman campaign for the Blazers ... raced in six meets for the Blazers ... her top performance came at the Tiger Twilight Invitational where she ran a 6K time of 23:06.29, placing her fourth ... finished 94th at the NCAA South Region meet (24:04.90) ... came in 50th at the Conference USA Championship, with a time of 20:41.5 ... clocked a 5K time of 19:28 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... in her first 5K race at the Crimson Classic, placed 16th overall in 19:08.80 ... began her collegiate career with a 20th place finish at the Belmont Opener (15:18.40).
A six-time all-state cross country runner in Alabama, she captured the Class 5A state cross country champion 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 four state cross country championship teams ... in track, was a five-time all-state track athlete ... placed fifth in the 3200-meter run in 2006 and 2007 ... also placed 10th in 1,600-meters those years ... coached by John Eslinger.
Full name is Lacey Emma Wright ... born January 25, 1989 ... daughter of Benny and Shelia Wright ... undecided on an academic major.
4k 15:18.40 (Belmont Invitational - 8/31/07)
5K 19:08.80 (Crimson Classic - 9/14/07)
6K 23:06.29 (Tiger Twilight - 9/28/07)