Abbi  Wright
Abbi Wright

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Slingerlands, NY

High School:
Bethlehem

10/28/2017

Men Third, Women Seventh in Record Setting Day at MAAC Championship

Kibet and Forman Earn All-Conference Honors

08/02/2017

Total of 153 Saints Named to MAAC Academic Honor Roll

Saints Cap Another Banner Year in the Classroom

05/07/2017

18 Named to MAAC All-Academic Team

Both Men and Women Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team

05/07/2017

Forman Takes 1500m MAAC Championship Title

Men and Women Finish Seventh in Second MAAC Championship

04/22/2017

Kibet & Sericolo Highlight UAlbany Spring Classic

Ten Top-10 Finishes For the Saints

11/20/2017

Cross Country at MAAC Championships (10/28/17)

Cross Country at MAAC Championships (10/28/17)

09/28/2017

2017 Siena Cross Country/Track Photo Day

2017 Siena Cross Country/Track Photo Day

09/18/2017

Cross Country at Monmouth Invitational (9/16/17)

Cross Country at Monmouth Invitational (9/16/17)

09/20/2016

Cross Country Home Opener (9/1/16)

Cross Country Home Opener (9/1/16)

09/28/2015

Cross Country Rider Invitational (9/19/15)

Cross Country Rider Invitational (9/19/15)

AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Took fourth place in the 1000m at the Utica College Pioneer Invitational (Indoor)
  • Finished seventh in both the mile and 1000m at the Class of 1932 Meet (Indoor)
  • At the MAAC Outdoor Championship, finished eighth in the 4x800m relay
  • MAAC All-Academic Team

AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Competed in two cross country meets
  • Finished seventh in the mile at the Monmouth Winter Collegiate Open (Indoor)
  • Part of the team that came in second int he 4x100m relay at the Cornell Outdoor Upstate Challenge

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Captained her Cross Country squad
  • Qualified for the state championships in indoor track in the intersectional relay (1,000m) her junior year
  • Three-time NYSPHSAA Scholar Athlete
  • Competed at the Outdoor Nationals for the emerging elite 4x8m (2014) and emerging elite distance medley relay (2015)
  • Won the True Grit Award twice
  • Captured the Leadership Award for cross country and the Spirit of the Eagle Award for indoor track (good character, leadership) her senior year

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Gerald and Susan Wright
  • Has an older sister, Lea
  • Biology major

GETTING TO KNOW ABBI WRIGHT:

    Twitter handle: @abbi_wright1414
    One thing I wish people knew about me, but don't is: I can barefoot water ski
    Favorite TV show: Friends
    Favorite artist (musician): Hozier
    Favorite athletes: Nick Symmonds
    The thing I like most about Siena: The sense of community
    My favorite website: Runnersworld
    Three words that best describe me:Dedicated, silly, adventurous
    If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Cape Two, South Africa
    My favorite book: The Giver
    My favorite movie: The Hunger Games
    My favorite food: Sweet potatoes
    If I had $10 million I would: Travel the world and donate to charities

    WRIGHT'S CAREER RESULTS

    PERSONAL BEST TIMES
    800m: 2:25.13 (2015)
    1000m: 3:11.44 (2014)
    1500m: 4:58.83 (2015)
    6km XC: 25:28:3 (Rosedale Park, 2015)