Ron Wright
Ron Wright

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wilson, N.C.

High School:
Hunt

Position:
Sprints


2008-09: Participated in the 400-meter dash as well as the 4x400 relay in both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Helped the 4x400 relay team take second place at the C-USA Indoor Championships ... Captured fourth in the 400-meter dash at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, just missing the podium with a time of 47.80 ... Aided the 4x400 relay squad in duplicating its indoor performance at the conference outdoor meet as the team placed second after running a 3:12.27.

2007-08: Notched a fifth-place finish in the 400-meter dash at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 48.08 ... Turned in another top 10 result at the Duke Twilight, clocking a time of 48.58 (eighth-place).

2006-07: Competed in the 400-meter dash in both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Also participated in the 200-meter dash ... Represented the Pirates in the 400-meter event at the C-USA Outdoor Championships.

High School: Earned two varsity letters in track and field ... Served as team captain ... Received an award for 13 years of perfect attendance and won the principal's optimist award.

Personal: Majoring in construction management while pursuing a minor in business ... Son of Ronald and Carol Wright.