Head Coach Bert Rogers on Arra Strong:
High School: Strong was a four-year letter winner in track and basketball at Walter Lutheran High School... Was an all-conference and academic all-conference student-athlete ... Helped her track team to two conference championships, three sectional titles and three consecutive second-place finishes in the state meet during her high school career...Placed ninth in the 400-meter dash at the 2013 IHSA Girls Class 2A State Championships as a senior with a time of 58.88 seconds ... Helped her basketball team to four consecutive regional titles, three sectional titles, a super sectional title and a fourth-place finish in the state finals her senior year... Ran for the Zephrys Track Club... Placed fifth at nationals in 2011 with Zephrys.
Personal: Born in Chicago to Harry and Sonequa Strong ... Father played football in college... Twin sister, Anna, is also a 2013 Marquette signee... Has two other siblings... Plans to major in finance and accounting.