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Zoraya Hightower
  Zoraya Hightower

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ada, Okla.

High School:
Byng HS/OSSM

Height:
5-7

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
03/04/1990

Experience:
SQ


04/29/2012

Carlisle Takes Discus At Track-It Buster Invite

Tulsa men finish fourth, women place sixth in Kansas meet

04/14/2012

TU Wins 4 Events In Norman

Golden Hurricane posts 17 top-3 finishes at John Jacobs Invitational

03/31/2012

Pinheiro Shatters School Record at Arkansas Spring Invite

Senior breaks 3K record by more than five seconds, Frazier runs second-fastest 400

03/28/2012

TULSA HAS LEAGUE-BEST 63 STUDENT-ATHLETES NAMED AS C-USA ACADEMIC MEDAL WINNERS

Student-athletes must possess a cumulative +3.75 GPA

03/27/2012

TULSA HAS 188 STUDENT-ATHLETES NAMED TO C-USA COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL

Student-athletes must possess a cumulative +3.0 GPA

Personal Bests
Indoor: Mile: 5:23.44
Outdoor: 800m: 2:19.85, 1,500m: 4:54.36

2011-12: (Indoor) Ran the mile twice, earning a season-best finish of 13th at the KSU Invitational with a mark of 5:23.44 . . . (Outdoor) Saw action in four meets . . . season-best finish came with a career-best mark of 4:54.36 in the 1,500 meters at the John Jacobs Invitational . . . placed 15th in the 800 meters at the Track-It Buster Invitational (2:19.85).

2010-11: (Indoor) Participated in the mile at both the KSU Invitational and the J.D. Martin Invitational, finishing 10th in both events . . . ran a season-best mile of 5:27.70 at the KSU Invite . . . (Outdoor) Did not compete.

2009-10: Did not compete in any events.

2008-09: Redshirted.

High School: Earned two letters in track and field and two letters in cross country at Byng High School as a freshman and sophomore. . . earned all-state honors both years . . . finished eighth in state cross country competition during her freshman season . . . finished third in the state cross country meet as a sophomore . . . set a personal-best in the mile with a time of 5:38 at the state meet during her sophomore season in 2006 . . . ran a personal-best of 11:46 in the two-mile run during 2006 state regionals . . . transferred to the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics for her junior and senior years . . . did not participate in track and field as a junior or senior.

Personal: Majoring in economics and environmental policy . . . enjoys acting, dancing, rock climbing and horseback riding . . . craziest ambition is to run in the Olympic Trials . . . has one sister, Zadora, who also attends The University of Tulsa . . . daughter of Sharrod and Sonia Hightower.