|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Knoxville Halls HS|
2016-17 Track & Field: Competed in five indoor and four outdoor meets ... Brought home a second place finish at the 2017 Beynon Sports Surface Catamount Classic women's 800 meters event with a 2:17.80 time, besting 33 other participants ... Eclipsed that time a week later at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a 2:17.03, marking her personal best ... Also finished ninth out of 30 participants at the same meet in the women's 1500, setting a personal best of 4:37.89.
2016-17 Cross Country: Competed in six meets .. had a personal best finish and 6K time of 18:35.9 to finish 31st at the SoCon Championships
Prior to ETSU: Competed at Knoxville Halls High School ... ran cross country her junior and senior year ... finished 18th at the TSSAA Division I Class AAA State Championships with a time of 19:45.86 ... ran a personal best 5k time of 19:42.34 at Cherokee Classic her senior year ... in 2015 was named Knox News Sentinel- PrepXtra All KIL ... during her sophomore track season placed eighth in the 800m at the TSAA Division One State Championships en route to All-State honors ... was named 2014 Track Team MVP ... earned Outdoor Track and Field Knox News Sentinel PrepXtra honors in 2015 and 2016 ... awarded the outdoor track and field MVP and Coache's Award in consecutive years.
Personal: Born Oct.19, 1997 ... daughter of Chris and Angela Lay ... plans to major in nursing at ETSU.