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Katie Wright
  Katie Wright

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Auckland, New Zealand

High School:
Baradere

Last College:
Auckland University of Technology

Height:
5-7

Position:
Middle Distance

Experience:
3L


Personal Bests
Cross Country: 5K: 17:18, 6K: 22:08
Indoor: Mile-run: 4:58.93, 3,000m: 10:00.21
Outdoor: 800m: 2:08.25, 1,500m: 4:20.61

Tulsa: A three-time letterwinner . . . won the Conference USA outdoor championship in the 1,500m during her senior season . . . earned second-team all-C-USA honors in cross country as a junior . . . owns two school records.

2009-10: (Cross Country) Did not compete . . . (Indoor) Did not compete . . . (Outdoor) Participated in seven meets . . . won the Conference USA outdoor title in the 1,500m with a time of 4:21.01 . . . placed fourth in the 800m at the conference meet in 2:10.69 . . . finished 13th in the 1,500m at the NCAA West Region Preliminary Meet with a time of 4:21.86, just missing out on one of the top 12 spots that qualified for the NCAA Championships . . . set a new school record in the 1,500m with a mark of 4:20.61 at the Arkansas Twilight . . . was a part of the 4x1,600m relay team that set a new school record at the Drake Relays with a time of 19:24.18 . . . ran the team's second-fastest time in the 800m (2:08.25) at the John McDonnell Invitational . . . a C-USA All-Academic honoree and a TU Athletic Director's Honor Roll recipient.

2008-09: (Cross Country) Ran in four meets . . . finished eighth at the Conference USA Championships with a time of 17:29 . . . named second-team all-C-USA . . . ran a personal-record time of 17:18 in the 5K course at the Notre Dame Invitational . . . placed third at the Southern Stampede in 17:22 . . . was Tulsa's second finisher in three meets - Southern Stampede, Notre Dame Invitational and C-USA Championships . . . (Indoor) Ran in two meets . . . ran a team-best time of 4:58.93 in the mile run at the J.D. Martin Invitational . . . posted a personal-best of 10:00.21 in the 3,000m at the Razorback Invitational . . . (Outdoor) Did not compete.

Auckland University of Technology: Set a personal-best in the 800m with a time of 2:06 at the Black Singles Meet in March 2008 . . . ran the 1500m in 4:26 in January 2008, setting a personal record . . . both times in the 800m and the 1500m earned her the New Zealand Under 20 titles . . . coach was Barry Magee.

Personal: Goal in life is to represent New Zealand in track and field . . . greatest track/cross country moment was winning the New Zealand Under 20 title in the 800m and 1500m . . . if she were not running track she would be playing squash . . . has two siblings.