Luis Orta earns All-Region honors with 21st-place finish
2011-12 (Junior):Cross Country - Placed 36th at the Belmont-VU Opener to start her junior year, finishing the 4K event in 15:27.10 ... Posted a top-10 finish at the Tennessee Invitational after posting a time of 19:23.89 in the 5K ... Finished the 5K Greater Louisville Classic in 18:41.63 ... Competed in the SEC Championships and the NCAA Southeast Region Championships.
2010-11 (Sophomore): Cross Country - Did not compete. Indoor - Had the third-best time in the 800m run on the season ... Recorded her fastest 800m time at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... Had her best one-mile run at the Akron Invitational.Outdoor - Competed in the 1,500m run during the outdoor season ... Ran her best 1,500m at the Sea Ray Relays.
2009-10 (Freshman): Cross Country - Competed in two meets for UK ... Best result came at the Old Timers Classic turning in 5K time of 20:11. Indoor - Finished in the top-20 at the SEC Championships inthe mile run with a time of 5:12.01 ... At the RodMcCravy Memorial Meet, ran a personal-best time of5:11.19. Outdoor - Competed in both the 1,500mand the 5,000m runs for the Wildcats ... Set a personal-best mark in the 1,500m run at the Kentuckiana Border Battle with a time of 4:43.53 ... In the5,000m runset a personal-best time of 15:50.15 atthe Black and Gold Challence in Orlando.
High School: Seven-time Ohio state championship qualifier with three nods in outdoor track, and two bids each in both indoor track and cross country ... Five-time regional qualifier with three bids in outdoor track and two in cross country ... Four-year letterwinner in both track and cross country ... Member of cross country regional championship teams as a freshman and sophomore ... Claims school records in 800m and 1,600m runs as well as the 1,600m and 3,200m relays ... Coached by Jeff Jones, Jim Nue and Tina Cooper ... Member of high school dance team as a freshman ... Received scholar athlete recognition ... Member of DECCA and Spanish Club ... Volunteered with hi-y.
Personal: Full name is Megan Elizabeth Wright ... Born Oct. 2, 1990 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Parents are Dennis and Jessica Wright ... Has one sister - Morgan ... Father Dennis played baseball collegiately at Cumberland College ... Major is undecided.