Crimson Tide women post highest team finish (3rd) since 1994; Tide men improve 5 spots in team standings to place 6th.
• All-NCAA South Region, 2014 Cross Country
Ran the 3,000-meters at the SEC Championships, finishing in a time of 10:12.59 to place 20th ... ran 4:57.92 in the mile to finish fourth at the Tyson Invitational ... finished fifth in the 3,000-meters with a time of 9:51.11 at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational … placed 10th in the mile race with a time of 4:57.33 at the Auburn Invitational.
Improved over her 2013 personal best by over a minute in the 6k and broke her personal best three times, including a time of 20:01.1 and team-best 11th-place finish at the NCAA South Regional 6k ... ran a 6k time of 20:37.45 to finish 15th at the SEC Championships and help the Tide to a third-place team finish ... also set a personal best In the 5k after finishing the Crimson Classic in 17:42.96 ... had previously shattered her personal best in the 6k with a time of 20:43 at the Paul Short Invitational ... clocked a 5K time of 17:44.68 to open the season and finish second at the Asheville Cross Country Carnival.
Ran the 5,000 meters in a time of 17:36.00 at the SEC Championships ... clocked a time of 4:40.45 in the 1,500 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays ... won the 3,000-meter steeplechase in a time of 11:02.33 at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash ... ran the 1,500 meters in a time of 4:40.95 at the Alabama Relays ... also served on the distance medley relay team that won the event with a time of 11:47.04 at the Alabama Relays.
Made her season debut at the SEC Championships and clocked a time of 5:05.68 in the prelims of the mile.
Counted towards UA's team score at the NCAA South Region by finishing 50th with a 6k time of 21:17.46, helping lead the Tide to its highest team finish in 27 years (third)... placed 40th at the SEC Championships (6k - 21:44.67) ... was the top freshman finisher at the 6k Paul Short Invitational and finished 54th overall with a 21:27 time ... clocked a 14:30.05 over 4k to finish 11th at the Iowa Invitational.
Prep and Personal
Coached by Jason Wooten at Oakland High School in Murfreesboro, Tenn. ... earned a spot in the Tennessee state meet as a senior in 2013 ... named Oakland's track & field most valuable performer in 2013 ... Oakland's cross country MVP as a senior in the fall of 2012 ... valedictorian of her graduating class ... earned a spot in the International Baccalaureate program ... played on district champion soccer team at Oakland ... earned all-area honors and was named most valuable player of Oakland's tennis team ... her diverse athletic accomplishments included earning a black belt in karate ... daughter of Doug and Renee Waggoner ... born Feb. 6, 1995, in Knoxville, Tenn.