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Abigail Tankersley
Abigail Tankersley

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Boerne, Texas

High School:
Boerne Champion

Height:
5-3

Event:
Cross Country/Distance

Experience:
RS



07/10/2014

99 Alabama Student-Athletes Named to SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide was one of three schools with 95 or more honorees

07/16/2013

87 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide's total ranks second in the conference this season

10/26/2012

Alabama Finishes 11th In Both Divisions at SEC Cross Country Championships

The UA men's team finished with 309 points while the women's team amassed 268 points

10/13/2012

Cross Country Women Wins Crimson Classic; Men Finish Fifth

The Alabama women secured first place with four individual top-25 finishes to beat Tennessee by 20 points on the 5-kilometer course

09/15/2012

Cross Country Women Place 5TH, Men Take 15TH, at Commodore Classic

The Crimson Tide ran on the same course that will host the Southeastern Conference Championships in October

Redshirt Freshman
2013 Cross Country Season
Finished 70th at the SEC Championships while clocking a 6k time of 22:19.90 ... clocked a 4k time of 14:49.38 and finished 26th at the Iowa Invitational ... finished fifth at the Samford Dual with a 2+ mile time of 11:28.62.

Freshman
2013 Outdoor Season
Did not compete.

2013 Indoor Season
Did not compete.

2012 Cross Country Season
Qualified for the SEC Championships and turned in a 6k time of 22:28.29 ... placed 34th at the Crimson Classic with a 5k time of 18:34.64 ... ran 6k time of 22:43.76 at the Commodore Classic with a 5k time of 18:37 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... opened the season with a seventh-place finish at the Crimson Tide Kick-Off, with a 3k time of 11:11.40.

Prep and Personal
Coached by Dave Fulkerson and Erin Bradley at Champion High School in Boerne, Texas ... lettered all four years in both cross country and track ... placed eighth in the 1,600 meters at the 2011 Texas Class 4A Track Championships ... finished seventh at the 2011 Nike Cross Country South Invitational ... came in eighth at the 2011 class 4A state cross country meet ... finished seventh in the c 4A 1,600 meters at the 2012 Texas Relays ... claimed fifth in both the 1,600 and 3,200 meters at the 2012 4A state meet, with a pair of personal bests ... set school records in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters ... team captain her senior year in both cross country and track, while earning team MVP honors in both her junior and senior years ... earlier was home schooled and ran with the FEAST track club until her junior year ... graduated at the top of her class of 322 students ... daughter of Mike and Jessie Tankersley ... her father played football at the University of Memphis ... third-oldest of 13 children, including her brother Stephen, who runs for the University of Memphis.

     
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