Cross Country

Jessica Wright

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bellevue, Neb.

High School:
Bellevue West

Jessica Wright

2011: Competed in the first two meets of the 2011 cross country season ... Placed 47th overall (12th on Marquette) in the Crusader Open (Sept. 2) with a time of 20:41.5 ... Posted best time of 20:05.7 at the Wisconsin Badger Opener (Sept. 9) to place 37th overall and 15th on MU ...2011 Performance List.

High School: Earned 11 letters at Bellevue West, including four in cross country, four in track and three in swimming...Earned all-state and super-state honors in cross country as a sophomore and senior...A three-time state qualifier, finishing in fourth place at states in 2010 and seventh place in 2008...Won the Metro Conference and A-4 District meets...Named the team's MVP her sophomore and senior season...At the track state meet, finished in sixth place in the 3,200-meter run and fifth place as part of the 4x800 relay team...Set personal marks in the 800 meters (2:26.9), 1,600-meter run (5:38.48), 3,200-meter run (11:38.2), school-record 4K (15:05.2) and 5K (19:49.32) ...Honored as the Runza and KPTM Fox 42 Student-Athlete of the Week and the Greater Omaha Sports Committee Student-Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Is the daughter of Jack and Jacki Wright...Has two younger siblings, Laura and Kevin...Plans to major in physical therapy.

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