Emily Myers
Emily  Myers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cabot, Ark.

High School:
Cabot HS

Event:
Distance/XC

Experience:
SR


06/22/2017

Myers finishes collegiate career at USATF Championships

Finishes 22nd at the national meet

06/20/2017

Myers qualifies for USATF Championships

One of 24 steeplechasers in national meet

06/08/2017

Myers ends career an All-American

Earns second team honors with school record performance

06/06/2017

Stage set for NCAA Track Championships

Wadden, Myers to cap off career

05/26/2017

Myers headed to Eugene in steeplechase

Olusola qualifies for Saturday quarterfinals

Cross Country Bio

REDSHIRT SENIOR OUTDOOR (2017) – Placed 13th at the NCAA Championships with a steeplechase time of 10:00.32, destroying the school record … Named a second team All-American with her championships finish … Finishes her career with six school records across cross country and indoor and outdoor track … Placed second at the Mountain West Championships in the steeplechase to earn All-Mountain West honors … Placed fourth in the 5000 meter at the Mountain West Championships … Competed in a total of six meets during the season.

SENIOR INDOOR (2016-17) – Placed second in the 5000 meter at the Mountain West Championships with a converted time of 16:17.09, breaking her own school record … Broke her own 3000 meter school record with a time of 9:22.14 at the UW Invitational … Ran a 4:51.53 mile at the Husky Classic, putting her fourth on the Nevada all-time list … Competed in a total of four meets during the season with two top three finishes.

SENIOR OUTDOOR (2016) – Did not compete (redshirted).

JUNIOR INDOOR (2015-16) – Broke the Nevada school record in the 3000 meter (9:29.67) at the UW Invitational, taking 11th at the highly competitive meet … Broke the Nevada school record in the 5000 meter (16:22.51) at the Husky Classic just two weeks later … Was ranked in the top five in both events for the duration of the season … placed fourth in the 5000m at the Mountain West Indoor Championships … Placed third in the mile at the Ed Jacoby Invite … Competed in four meets … served as a captain during the entire 2015-16 season.

JUNIOR OUTDOOR (2015) – Placed 16th at the NCAA Prelims while breaking the Nevada 5000 meter record, crossing the finish line in 16:22.81 … Placed fifth in the 1500m with a time of 4:28.41 at the Hornet Invite (3/21), her time is ranked sixth on the Nevada all-time list… Set a pair of school records after winning the 5000m with a time of 16:30.69 at the Legends Invitational (4/3), and in the 10,000m with a time of 34:58.09 at the Mt. Sac Relays (4/16) …  Finished sixth in a field of 39 in the 5000m with a time of 16:49.34 at the MW Outdoor Championships (5/16) … Also earned a top-10 in the 10,000m at the MW Outdoor Championships (5/15) with a time of 35:32.76.

SOPHOMORE INDOOR (2014-15) – Set the school record on the Nevada all-time list, placing third in the 5000m at the UW Invitational (1/30) with a time of 16:37.04 … Earned a top-10 finish in the same event at the Mountain West Indoor Championships (2/27) … Also picked up a top-10 at the MW Indoor Championships (2/28) in the 3000m with a season-best time of 9:56.70.

SOPHOMORE OUTDOOR (2014) - Finished first at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival running a 5,000-meter time of 16:43.50, the third best time in school history ... Finished third at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships in the 10,000-meter run turning in the third best time in program history ... Named First Team All-Mountain West.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN INDOOR (2013-14) - Finished 3rd at the Jacksons/NB Boise Indoor Invite running the 3,000-meter run in a time of 10:04.26 ... Turned in the fifth best 3,000-meter time in school history of 9:53.58 in an eighth place effort at the Mountain West Indoor Championships ... Brought home a bronze medal after finishing third in the 5,000-meter run at the Mountain West Indoor Championships with a converted time of 17:35.57, the sixth best in school history ... Named First Team All-Mountain West.

FRESHMAN OUTDOOR (2013) - Finished fifth at the Cal-Nevada championships running the 5,000-meter in 17:39.14 ... Collected a ninth place finish with a time of 11:15.09 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Azusa Pacific Bryan Clay Invitational ... Finished 12 at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships running 11:44.54 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.

FRESHMAN INDOOR (2012-13) – Did not compete (redshirt).

HIGH SCHOOL - Attended Cabot High School in Cabot, Ark. ... Lettered four years in cross country and swimming and three in track and field ... Won conference championships in all sports she participated in each year ... Top high school times include: 3,200m (10:40.6), 1,600m (5:04.6), and 800m (2.21) ... Named to the all-conference cross country team all four years, all-state cross country 2009 and 2010, and all-conference and all-state in track and field all three years.

PERSONAL – Graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in December of 2015 with a degree in international affairs … Is now pursuing her master’s in public administration ... Also recruited by the University of Arkansas, University of Central Arkansas, Arkansas State University, Lipscomb, and Hawai`i ... ... Chose Nevada because of the great location ... Lists favorite athletes as Lolo Jones and Amy Hastings ... Daughter of Lee and Tracy Myers ... Has one sibling, Drew Myers.

 

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