Ashley  Harris

Ashley Harris

Austell, Ga.

High School:
South Cobb



Year (In/Out):


55m: 7.42 (H.S.)
60m: 7.62 (2012)
200m: 24.27 (2011)
400m: 56.94 (2012)

100m: 11.85 (2009)
200m: 24.03 (2012)
400m: 54.55 (2012)


2009 Outdoor 4x100mR: 7th, 44.05


2009 Outdoor 4x100mR: 3rd, 44.70

2011 Indoor DMR: 1st, 11:05.37
2011 Outdoor 4x100mR: 6th, 44.73

2012 Outdoor 4x100mR: 5th, 44.79

UT CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Was a member of the 2012 USTFCCCA Outdoor All-America Second Team for her performance with the Lady Vol 4x100mR...Earned 2009 USTFCCCA Outdoor All-America honors as part of UT's 4x100m relay unit and was honorable mention in 2011...First-team All-SEC in 2011 with UT's distance medley relay...Three-time SEC relay scorer...Three-time member of SEC Academic Honor Roll...Winner of 2011 Lady Vol Spirit Award.

2012: Honors - Earned second-team USTFCCCA Outdoor All-America honors (4x100mR)...Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Indoors - Ran a 200m PR of 24.27 but did not qualify for the finals at the SEC Indoor Championships...Wound up 15th in the prelims...Finished second in the college division of the 200 meters at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational for the second-straight season, running 24.57 in the prelims and 24.66 in the final...Fourth in the 60m dash in a PR of 7.62 at the Kentucky Invitational...Placed seventh in the 200 meters at 24.87...Ran 24.70 in the 200m at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge...Outdoors - Competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with the 4x100m relay team...The unit ran a season-best 44.26 but did not advance out of the semifinals...Ran with the 4x100m relay team to finish in a season-best time of 44.29, earning a ticket to the NCAA Outdoor Championships with the No. 6 mark from the NCAA East Preliminary Round...Scored at the SEC Championship meet with the 4x100m relay team, finishing fifth in 44.79...Also earned a 400m PR at that event, finishing in 54.55 in the prelims...Ran the open 400m in a career-best 54.66 to place fourth at the Sea Ray Relays...Added a PR in the Showcase 200m, finishing third in 24.03...Ran a time of 55.50 to place sixth in the 400m at the SEC/Big-Ten Challenge...Was seventh in the 200m in a wind-aided 24.60, ran opening leg on UT's victorious 4x100m relay (44.78) and anchored UT to fourth in the 4x400m relay (3:44.63) at that meet as well...Led off UT to victory in the 4x100m relay (44.44) at the UCLA/Washington State Double Dual and finished sixth in the 200m in 24.36...Just off her career bests in the 100m (11.88) and 200m (24.36) to earn third-place finishes at the Tennessee Challenge...Led off UT's winning 4x100m relay (44.75) at that meet.

2011: Honors - Honorable mention USTFCCCA Outdoor All-American with the 4x100m relay...SEC Indoor first-team All-SEC with DMR...Recipient of Lady Vol Spirit Award...Indoors - Ran 400m leg on UT's SEC meet-record-setting DMR unit, which clocked an 11:05.37 readout...Earned first-team All-SEC for that effort...Ran a career-best 60m dash time of 7.63 in the Hokie Invitational prelims...Clicked off a personal-record indoor 200m dash time of 24.52 at the Texas A&M Challenge...Outdoors - Member of UT's sixth-place 4x100m relay at the SEC Meet, running 44.73...Helped that group chart a 44.61 readout at the NCAA East Preliminary Round and advance to the NCAA Championships...Posted a 44.78 at NCAA meet and did not move on, but that was good enough for honorable mention All-America honors from the USTFCCCA...Was UT's leadoff leg in all nine 4x1 races in 2011...Ran a season-best 100m time of 11.81, a wind-aided, fifth-place effort at the Vanderbilt Invitational...Ran a season-best 200m clocking of 24.34 to finish second at the UT-UCLA Dual...Was third in the 100m dash at that meet in 11.99 and ran on Tennessee's victorious 4x100m quartet and its runner-up 4x4...Was sixth with UT's 4x200m unit and eighth with the 4x100m tandem at the Penn Relays.

2010: Honors - Earned a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Indoors - Set a personal-best 200m time of 24.55 at the Texas A&M Challenge that stood as UT's fastest indoor mark of the campaign...Season-best 60m time of 7.65 came in the prelims of the SEC Championships...Outdoors - Posted career best in the 200m, clocking a time of 24.31 in a 10th-place finish at the Sea Ray Relays...Also registered an eighth-place finish in the 100m at the Sea Ray Relays with a time of 12.03 that marked a season best...Also helped the 4x100m relay squad to a fourth-place time of 45.87...Assisted the 4x100m relay team to a first-place finish at the Tennessee Invitational with a time of 46.90 and a fifth-place result at the Penn Relays in a season-best 45.45.

2009: Honors - USTFCCCA Outdoor All-America honors...Earned a spot on the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll...Indoors - Logged her indoor best of 7.65 in the 60m dash prelims at the SEC Championships...Outdoors - Ran the second leg on the Lady Vols' seventh-place 4x100m relay tandem at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to earn USTFCCCA All-America distinction...That group ran a season-best 44.05 in Fayetteville, Ark....Also aided Tennessee's third-place SEC 4x100m unit and its runner-up effort at the NCAA Mideast Regional in Louisville, Ky....Helped the Big Orange place fifth in the 4x1 at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia...Ran her outdoor season bests in the 100m (11.85) and 200m (24.45) at the Tennessee Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, she was the runner-up at the 2008 Georgia AAAAA State Championships in the 100m and 200m, recording prep personal bests and school records (11.74 and 24.04, respectively) in those events during the prelims...Her marks ranked her fourth in Georgia and 22nd nationally in the 100m and fifth in the state and 18th nationally in the 200m...Also ran on the Eagles' 4x100m relay team, which placed ninth at state...Claimed Region 5 AAAAA titles in the 100m (11.86) and 200m (24.05) in 2008...Also won Cobb County championships in those events...Qualified for the Nike Outdoor Nationals in summer 2008...Carded a career best indoors in the 55m in 2007, clocking a 7.42 readout at the Volunteer Indoor Track Classic at UT's Stokely Athletics Center... Named to the All-Cobb County Team.

PERSONAL: Born June 17, 1990, in Texas...Earned a degree in communication studies in December 2011...Mother is Theresa Harris...Recipient of the Patrick L and Deborah N. Martin Track & Field Scholarship Endowment.



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