Angela Wright
Angela Wright
Full Name:  Angela Wright
   School:  Forest High School in Ocala, Florida


FSU Career
Track & Field
Year  Pos     Hgt  Wgt  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
79-80 S-H-R   5-6  117  Fr   *   Ocala                           
80-81 S-H-R   5-6  117  So   *   Ocala                           
81-82 S-H-R   5-6  117  Jr   *   Ocala                           
82-83 S-H-R   5-6  117  Sr   *   Ocala                           


Awards
Track & Field
Year  Award
1981  Assoc of Intercollegiate Ath for Women Championships - 400 Meters (4th) - Indoor
      Assoc of Intercollegiate Ath for Women Championships - 4x400-Meter Relay - 1st Leg (4th) - Indoor
      Assoc of Intercollegiate Ath for Women Championships - 4x400-Meter Relay - 1st Leg (4th) - Outdoor
      Assoc of Intercollegiate Ath for Women Championships - 400 Meters (6th) - Outdoor
1982  Assoc of Intercollegiate Ath for Women Championships - 440-Yard Dash (6th) - Indoor
      Assoc of Intercollegiate Ath for Women Championships - Mile Relay - 3rd Leg (6th) - Indoor
      NCAA Championships - 4x100-Meter Relay - 1st Leg (2nd) - Outdoor
      NCAA Championships - 4x400-Meter Relay - 1st Leg (2nd) - Outdoor
      NCAA Championships - 400 Meters (7th) - Outdoor
1983  NCAA Championships - 4x100-Meter Relay - 3rd Leg (1st) - Outdoor
      NCAA Championships - 4x400-Meter Relay - 3rd Leg (1st) - Outdoor
      NCAA Championships - 400 Meter Hurdles (3rd) - Outdoor
Elected into the FSU Hall of Fame in 2001
It was that obvoius to folks in Marion County that Forest High School track star Angie Wright was headed for greatness. She broke the Class 3A state records in the 440-meter hurdles and 110-low hurdles and placed second in the 220. Angela also competed in the long jump and high jump in high school, played basketball and ran cross country. As a senior she was honored for her accomplishments on and off the field receiving the scholar athlete award after finishing at Forest with a 3.5 grade point avaerage.

As a Lady Seminole, Angela was a 15 time All-American. She received numerous honors including being named MVP of the Pepsi Invitational in Los Angeles, California. From 1981 through 1983 her Seminole teams placed third twice and second in 1983 in the NCAA Track and Field Championships. In 1983, Angela's relay teams set new NCAA records in the 440-meter relay and the 1600-meter relay and as an individual, she placed third in the 400-meter hurdles.

In early 1984, she placed third at the U.S. Track and Field National Meet and second at the U.S. Olympic Trials. This gave Angela the opportunity of a lifetime to become an Olympic Athlete. At the time, she was ranked third in the United States and eleventh in the world in the 400-meter hurdles.

Angela graduated from the University of Virginia with her law degree and is currently a practicing attorney in the Tampa area where she lives with her son Julian.



FSU Statistics
Track & Field
   Date    Opponent/Meet                  Event                         Place      Results       Points
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            1980 Season
03/22/1980 LADY GATOR FLORIDA RELAYS      400 Meters                      5          57.1          1
04/19/1980 AUBURN                         400 Meters                      1          56.55         5
04/25/1980 DOMINO CLASSIC                 400 Meters                      1          55.3          6
05/11/1980 AIAW REGION 3                  400 Meters                      2          55.92         4
            1981 Season
01/10/1981 LSU INDOOR                     600-Yard Run (I)                2        1:27.63         3
03/14/1981 AIAW INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP       400 Meters (I)                  4          54.37         4
03/21/1981 LADY GATOR INVITATIONAL        400 Meters                      3          55.3          3
04/24/1981 FLORIDA STATE QUAD             100 Meter Hurdles               4          14.9          2
04/24/1981 FLORIDA STATE QUAD             400 Meters                      4          55.7          2
05/01/1981 FLORIDA                        400 Meters                      1          54.8          5
05/17/1981 VIRGINIA INVITATIONAL          400 Meters                      3          54.8          3
05/30/1981 AIAW OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP      400 Meters                      6          53.11         1
            1982 Season
02/20/1982 LSU WOMEN'S INDOOR INVITE      60-Yard High Hurdles (I)        4           8.40         2
02/20/1982 LSU WOMEN'S INDOOR INVITE      440-Yard Dash (I)               1          55.72         5
03/13/1982 AIAW INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP       440-Yard Dash (I)               6          55.16         1
03/17/1982 LADY SEMINOLE RELAY FESTIVAL   100 Meter Hurdles               3          14.38         3
03/20/1982 LADY GATOR INVITATIONAL        200 Meters                      2          24.57         4
04/03/1982 VIRGINIA                       400 Meters                      1          53.99         5
04/17/1982 ALABAMA                        100 Meter Hurdles               4          14.32         1
04/17/1982 ALABAMA                        200 Meters                      3          24.13         2
05/01/1982 FLORIDA                        400 Meters                      1          54.9          5
05/08/1982 SPEC TOWNS INVITATIONAL        400 Meters                      2          53.88         4
05/22/1982 TOM BLACK TRACK CLASSIC        200 Meters                      3          23.6          3
06/02/1982 NCAA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP      400 Meters                      7          52.61         6
            1983 Season
02/13/1983 TEXAS                          60-Yard Dash (I)                4           7.21         2
03/19/1983 LADY GATOR RELAYS              400 Meter Hurdles               2          58.4          4
04/02/1983 FLORIDA                        400 Meter Hurdles               1          58.98         5
04/09/1983 MICHIGAN                       400 Meter Hurdles               1          58.2          5
04/17/1983 LSU RELAYS                     400 Meter Hurdles               1          58.09         5
05/07/1983 TENNESSEE                      400 Meter Hurdles               2          59.92         4
05/21/1983 TOM BLACK CLASSIC              400 Meter Hurdles               6          58.90        
06/03/1983 NCAA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP      400 Meter Hurdles               3          57.27        10
06/17/1983 TAC OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS      400 Meter Hurdles                          56.74