Sarah Wright
Sarah Wright
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wyoming, Minn.
High School: Forest Lake Sr.
Position: Nordic

• Daughter of John and Kathy Wright

• Born: June 16, 1987

• Siblings: Shawn

• Major: Sociology

• Minor: Elementary Education

• High School: Forest Lake Senior High School

• Club team: Nordicwerks Ski Club

• Other letters: Cross country

• Results: Four-time member of the Midwest Junior Olympic Team with several top-20 finishes … three-time conference champion … five-time section champion.

• Awards & Honors: 2003 All-America selection ... three-time All-State selection … five time All-Conference selection … three time Forest Lake MVP … Athena Award for Athletic Excellence ... four-time team captain.

• UNH Highlights: 2008-- Placed 25th in the 5K freestyle and 35th in the 15K classic at the NCAA Championships… earned an eighth-place finish in the 5K free at the EISA Championships after a 13th-place finish in the 10K classic… had four top-10 5K free finishes during the carnival season, including a third-place finish at the Williams Carnival… finished seventh in the 15K classic at the St. Lawrence Carnival.   2007-- All-East Second Team ... qualified as an alternate for the NCAA Ski Championships ... eight top-20 finishes that included a pair in the top 10 ... was UNH's top finisher in seven of nine events ... 12th place overall and top Wildcat in the 5K free technique race at the EISA Championship; also placed 20th in the 15K classic ... fifth place and top UNH skier in the 5K free at the St. Michael's Carnival; also part of the sixth-place team in the 3x3 sprint relay at St. Michael's ... seventh place in the 10K classic race and 15th place in the 5K free at the UNH Carnival; she was the team's top finisher in both races  ... 16th place and top 'Cat in the 10K free at the Williams Carnival; 25th place in the classic sprint at Williams ... 17th place and top UNH skier in the 15K classic at the Vermont Carnival; part of the ninth-place 3x6 relay team at Vermont ... 18th place overall and second UNH skier in the 15K classic race at the Dartmouth Carnival.  2006-- Ninth place at the Eastern Championship ... during the carnival season, her best result was 15th place in the 5K Classic at Dartmouth ... 16th place in the sprint at Colby ... 18th place in the 5K Classic at St. Lawrence ... 20th place in the 10K skate at Williams ... 22nd place in both the 5K Classic at Vermont and the 15K skate at Dartmouth.

• Favorite trail: Donner Pass (Truckee, Calif.)

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