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2011-2012 Women's Track Roster


Nyeisha Wright

Class: SR
Position: Jumps/Sprints
Height: 5-7
Previous School: Widefield HS/Southern Miss
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.

2011-12
Outdoor: Member of women's 4x100-meter relay team which placed 19th at the NCAA Championships with a time of 45.37 seconds ... Captured a runner-up finish in the triple jump at the Sun Belt Championships with a leap of 41-5.00 (12.62m) ... Logged a time of 12.11 seconds in the 100 meters at the conference championships ... Ran a 1:03.00 in the 400-meter hurdles at the league championship meet ... Won the long jump title at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a season-best leap of 20-0.50 (6.11m) ... Also captured long jump event titles at the Rhodes Open Meet, Black and Gold Meet and Tiger Track Classic ... Recorded a season-best time of 24.96 seconds in the 200 meters at the Vanderbilt Invitational ... Leaped 19-8.75 (6.01m) in the long jump at the NCAA Regional, finishing 22nd overall ... Crossed the finish line in a season-best 12.05 seconds while placing 16th at the Tiger Track Classic ... Amassed seven top-five finishes in the long jump event.

2007-08
Redshirted after transferring from Southern Miss.

Indoor: Did not participate.

Outdoor: Competed unattached in one meet, placing 16th with mark of 17-8.75 in long jump and fouling on her three attempts in triple jump at Vanderbilt Invitational.

High School/Previous College: Spent one season at Southern Miss. ... Four-year track letterwinner for coach Fred Marjerrson at Widefield HS in Colorado Springs, Colo. ... Won state championship in triple jump as sophomore and state titles in long jump and triple jump as senior ... Earned All-State honors in 400-meters as sophomore and junior ... Region and CSML champion as junior and senior ... 2006 Gatorade Athlete of the Year for Colorado ... Top times includes 11.54 seconds in 100 meters, 23.67 seconds in 200 meters, 54.23 seconds in 400 meters, 20-10.5 in long jump and 42-8.75 in triple jump.

Personal: Nyeisha Olivia Wright ... Daughter of Dons and Corey Wright ... Born September 6, 1988.