Ole Miss Athletes Produce Big Marks in Fayetteville and Seattle
AT OLE MISS (2011-14):
CROSS COUNTRY: Ran in all six meets ... was the Rebels’ top finisher at the NCAA South Region Championships and the SEC Championships ... placed 55th at the region meet (6K time of 20:58.30) and 54th at the SEC meet (6K time of 21:32.18) ... came in 133rd place at the Greater Louisville Classic (5K time of 18:35.73).
OUTDOOR: Placed 29th in the 1,500 meters at the SEC Championships (4:45.24) ... ran a personal-best 4:44.75 to place fourth in the 1,500 at the LSU Invitational ... won the 1,500 at the Red Wolves Open (4:45.77) ... clocked an outdoor personal best of 10:13.83 to win the 3,000 meters at the Memphis Invitational ... clocked an outdoor personal best of 17:47.02 to finish fourth in the 5,000 at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash and rank top 10 in school history ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
INDOOR: Competed in the mile at three meets ... posted a season-best time of 5:11.42 at the UAB Blazer Invitational.
OUTDOOR: Competed in two meets in the 1,500 meters ... season-best time of 4:50.85 at the Ole Miss Invitational ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
INDOOR: Competed in four meets, including the SEC Championships ... ran 10:28.20 in the 3,000 meters and 5:10.60 in the mile at the SEC meet ... her 3,000 meter time ranks her top 15 in school history ... personal-best mile time of 5:03.69 at the Meyo Invitational ranks her top 10 in school history ... ran the anchor leg on the distance medley relay squad that placed runner-up at the Auburn Invitational with a time of 11:57.48, which is fourth-best in school history.
CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in four meets ... Ran a season-best 6K time of 21:12.3 at the NCAA South Regional, placing 45th individually and helping Ole Miss finish sixth as a team ... Ran a 6K time of 22:09.95 at the SEC Championships ... place first on the team and 30th overall at the Crimson Classic with a 5K time of 18:31.03.
OUTDOOR: Competed in three meets for the Rebels ... season-best 800 meter time of 2:23.43 at the Ole Miss Invitational ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
INDOOR: Did not compete.
CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in one meet for the Rebels, running a 5K in 20:32.67 at the Memphis Twilight Classic.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Was a top-six finisher at the Alabama State Meet in all four years of high school ... helped team win Alabama Outdoor Track State Championship all four years ... won the 1600 meters and 3200 meters and was runner-up in the 800 meters at the Alabama state track meet her senior season ... holds school record in 1600 meters ... won the Mobile Challenge of Champions mile her senior year.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 27, 1992 ... daughter of Peggy and Grant Harkness ... full name is Margaret Esther Harkness ... hobbies include hunting, fishing, scuba diving and horseback riding.
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