Sara Curry - 2012
Track & Field
Indoor – Competed in the Mile, 3000m and 5000m Runs…Broke the school record and set personal-best 3000m time of 10:37.56 at the Tiger Paw Invitational… Also competed in the Distance Medley Relay.
Outdoor – Named to All-SoCon Academic Team…Placed on SoCon Academic Honor Roll… Broke the school record when she ran a season and personal-best 10,000m Run at the SoCon Championships in 38:10.18...Placed first (5:20.14) in the Mile Run at the Palmetto Classic and finished second (18:26.42) in the 5000m…Broke the school record when she ran a season and personal-best 10,000m Run at the SoCon Championships in 38:10.18.
Indoor – Competed in the Mile, 3000m and 5000m Runs…Broke the school record and set a personal-best time in the 5000m Run of 18:14.71 at the SoCon Championships…Ran a personal-best Mile of 5:19.22 which put her into third place in Georgia Southern history.
Outdoor – Competed in the 1500m, Mile, 5000m and 10,000m Runs…Ran personal-best 1500m (4:51.14) at the UCF Invitational…Also set personal-best time in the Mile Run with a mark of 5:18.05.
Indoor – Ran the Mile Run at the Dick Carolina Classic with a season-best mark of 5:28.68.
Outdoor – Competed in the 1500m and Mile Runs with season-best times at the Johnson C. Smith University Invitational (4:59.51) and Palmetto Classic (5:33.04).
Earned a spot on the Academic All-SoCon Team…Set a personal best (18:31.00) at the SoCon Championships, breaking her previous personal best of 18:49.83 set at the Charlotte Invitational earlier this season...Both times are currently in the Top-10 all-time fastest times in Georgia Southern history and her time in the conference championships is currently the third-fastest time in school history.
Was the first Eagle to cross the line in every meet this season...Took more than 30 seconds off her previous best 5K at the Charlotte Invitational with a time of 18:54.90...Set career 6K time of 24:20.46 at the Jaguar Invitational...Led the Eagles at the SoCon Championships with a time of 19:48.45.
Was the first Eagle to cross the line in three of five meets this season...Ran a season best in the 5K (20:19.20) at the Charlotte Invitational...Recorded a time of 15:35.66 in the 4K at the Asics Winthrop Fall Classic (Oct 17)...Led the Eagles at the SoCon Championships with a time of 20:42.31.
Prep: Attended Peachtree Ridge High School...Ran track and cross country for coaches Tomy Sitton and Ron Clanton... Earned four letters in cross country, swimming and diving and track and field... Member of 2009 regional championship track and field team...Served as team captain...Personal bests are 18:28 in the 5K, 5:23 in the mile and 11:33 in the two mile.
Personal: Full name is Sara Kathleen Curry...Born January 18, 1991 in Snellville, Georgia...Daughter of Steve and Lynn Curry...Favorite professional sports teams is the Pittsburg Penguins...Favorite musical artist is Gorilla Zoe...Majoring in Nursing.