Cross Country

Sal Wright  
Sal Wright

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Las Cruces, N.M.

High School:
Onate


WRIGHT'S CAREER RESULTS

PERSONAL BEST TIMES
1500m: 4:08.81 (2014)
3000m: 8:58.42 (2014)
8km XC: 27:01.1 (Westfield State, 2013)
10km XC: 33:43.9 (VanCortlandt Park, 2013)

AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Led Siena in the Trinity College Bantam Invitational finishing second overall with a time of 16:54
  • Finished second out of the Siena participants at the Br. Doyle Meet of Champions with a 27:41 finish
  • Top Siena finisher at the Paul Short Invitational with a time of 26:42, good for 69th overall in the 372-runner field
  • Completed the 18th James Earley Invitational for Siena with a time of 27:01.14 finishing in the top-25
  • Participated in the UAlbany Invitational finishing with a time of 27:01.2
  • Finished second for Siena in the MAAC Championships with a final time of 27:24
  • Finished second out of the Siena participants in the NCAA Northeast Regional with a 33:43.9 showing
  • Finished the ECAC/IC4A Championships with a time of 27:32.3

AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Participated in the Nassaney Invitational (9/8) finishing with a time of 29:40.0
  • Competed in the Fr. O'Neil Invitational (10/13) with a top-40 finish with a time of 28:05, averaging 5:39 a mile
  • Saw action in the MAAC Championships (10/27) finishing with a time of 27:55.60.

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Attended Onate High School

PERSONAL:
  • Son of Salomon and Christine Wright
  • Has two brothers, Steven, 33 and Cisco, 26 and a sister, Maria, 12

GETTING TO KNOW SAL WRIGHT:
    Nickname: Sal
    Favorite Athlete: Dwight Howard
    The thing I like most about Siena is: The friendly community
    My favorite TV show is: How I Met Your Mother
    My favorite artist (musician) is: Kanye West
    My superstitions are: I need to eat ice cream the night before I race
    My favorite professional sports team is: Denver Broncos
    Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Field Hockey
    My favorite food is: Enchiladas
    My favorite book: Walden by Henry David Thoreau
    My favorite movie: Shawshank Redemption
    My favorite spot on campus is: My bed
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