Allison Wright
Allison Wright
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Sarasota, FL
High School: Sarasota
Major: Biotechnology

 AS A FRESHMAN (2016)
HONORS: USTFCCCA All-Academic Team; SSC Freshman of the Year; All-SSC; SSC All-Championship Team; SSC Runner of the Week (9/19/16); SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll; Team MVP ... ran a personal best 5K time of 18:56.06 at Chile Pepper Festival (10/01) - fastest 5K time for any Moccasin during the season ... recorded a 20:07.84 at Florida Tech Invitational to finish 23rd (9/10) ... posted a 20:32.7 at Moccasin Invitational to place third (9/17) ... ran a personal best 6K time of 22:03.86 at SSC Championship (10/22) - 10th fastest 6K time in Moccasin history ... turned in a 24:03.90 at NCAA South Region Championship to finish 34th ... recorded at 25:55.42 at SLU Pre-National Meet to place 13th (10/08) ... Career Personal Best: 5K - 18:56.06 at Chile Pepper Festival (10/01/16); 6K - 22:03.86 at SSC Championship (10/22/16).

HIGH SCHOOL
2016 graduate of Sarasota High School in Sarasota … ran four years of cross country and track for coach John Stevenson … in her freshman season, Sarasota High placed 13th at State cross country finals … member of 4x800 team that went to State finals in each of her final three seasons of track … cross country team was Class 3A State runner-up in her sophomore season … same squad placed first at county, district, and regional meets ... during her junior season, harriers finished fourth at State finals, while again winning county, district, and region meets … SHS finished as State runner-up her senior year and she placed 13th in State meet with a personal best 5K time of 19:19 … on the track, she placed sixth in districts in the 3200-meter race … excelled in the classroom as well with a 4.4 weighted grade point average ... member of National Honor Society … candidate for Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education Diploma.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Jesse Wright … has a sister, Olivia (age 16) … underwent heart surgery as a nine-year and overcame epilepsy as a 15-year old ... enjoys hip-hop music and lists Scrabble as her favorite board game. ... likes staying active, hanging out with friends, reading and writing creative works, keeping up with global politics, and singing ... member of Alpha Epsilon Delta (Pre-medical Honor Society), Phi Eta Sigma (Freshmen Honor Society), and Beta Beta Beta (Biology Honor Society) ... has volunteered with fellow teammates at "Kids Running" and local 5K races ... has also participated in lake clean-ups and has tutored in biology research ... plans to start an annual charity event at Florida Southern ... interned as a physical therapy aide at Siesta Key Physical Therapy and has worked as a recruiting assistant and sales representative at Vector Marketing.plans to become a physcian's assistant.

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
Oct 21, 2017 Sunshine State Conference Championships 6K 25:10.6 34
Sep 2, 2017 Holloway Park XC Preseason Festival 3K 11:34.1 18
Nov 5, 2016 NCAA Division II South Region Cross Country Championships 6K 24:03.9 34
Oct 22, 2016 Sunshine State Conference Cross Country Championships 6K 22:03.9 9
Oct 8, 2016 Saint Leo University Pre-National Invite 6K 25:55.5 13
Oct 1, 2016 Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival 3.1M 18:55.8 59
Sep 17, 2016 Moc Invite 5K 20:32.7 3
Sep 10, 2016 Florida Tech Cross Country Invitational 5K 20:07.9 23