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Mary Echols

Class: Junior
Position: Hurdles/Sprints
Height: 5-8

Previous School: Athens Christian School

Hometown: Winterville, Ga.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
300 - 42.72 (Indoor)
400 - 57.90
500 - 1:21.20 (Indoor)
60H - 9.25 (Indoor)
100H - 15.20
400H - 1:03.60

2014 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Placed 11th in the Big South 400 hurdles prelims
• Improved her 400 hurdles personal best to 1:03.60 at the Virginia Cup
• Part of the Lady Flames' 4 x 400 quartet at the ECAC meet
• Posted a personal-best 400 time (57.90) during her only time running the event during the outdoor campaign, at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier

2013-14 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Clocked an indoor personal-best 400 time of 58.93 for 14th place in the Big South prelims
• Part of the ninth fastest indoor 4 x 400 quartet (3:51.93) in program history, achieving the time at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup
• Her 300 dash time of 42.72 at the Hokie Invitational ranks 10th in program history.

2013 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Got faster each of the four times she ran the 400 hurdles as a freshman, culminating with a 1:05.13 effort which resulted in eighth place in the Big South final
• Raced to a season-best 100 hurdles time of 15.20 seconds at the Texas Relays

2012-13 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Led off for the Lady Flames' fifth-place 4 x 400 relay quartet at the Big South meet and finished 17th in the 400 dash prelims
• Raced to a season-best 400 dash time of 59.12, winning the Liberty Open title

Prep
• Graduated from Athens Christian School
• Won four events at the 2012 Georgia Class A state meet as a senior (100 hurdles, 300 hurdles, 4 x 100 and 4 x 400), helping Athens Christian claim its third straight team state title
• Also won two other state championships in the 300 hurdles (2009 and 2010) and two other state crowns in the 4 x 400 relay (2010 and 2011)
• Personal-best times were 14.71 in the 100 hurdles and 44.54 in the 300 hurdles
• Also ran cross country, clocking a personal-best 5K time of 20:21 as a freshman

Personal
• Daughter of Tim and Windy Echols
• Exercise science major
• Birthday is on June 21