Carly Wright
Carly  Wright

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Round Rock, Texas

High School:
Stony Point HS

Event:
Free

Major:
Exercise & Movement Science

02/20/2015

Bears Continue Stride Towards Eighth Straight Championship

Several swimmers earn bids to the podium as the Missouri State women's swimming and diving team continues to lead the team standings on Friday before heading into the final day of competition

01/22/2015

Bears and Panthers Split Second Edition of Duel in the Pool

The Missouri State men's swimming and diving team completes a season sweep and evens the all-time series with Drury to highlight the Bears' performance in the Duel in the Pool meet Thursday

01/17/2015

Senior Class Goes Out With a Bang, Bears Sweep Truman at HSC

The Missouri State Bears had a first-place finisher in all but three of the 26 events in the final home men's and women's swimming and diving dual this season, leading to a sweep of the Truman State Bulldogs on Senior Day

11/21/2014

Bears in Third Following First Day at Louisville Invite

Dora Kiss breaks her own school record in the 500-yard freestyle as the Bears complete the first day of swimming and diving action in Louisville

10/31/2014

Bears Swimming and Diving Falls to Missouri

Missouri State ends a busy October slate of swimming and diving competition with several swimmers picking up season-best times against the Tigers on Friday

Honors a Awards
 2013-14 All-MVC Honorable Mention
 2013-14 MVC Scholar Athlete
 MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2014, Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2012

2013-14: Honorable mention on all-MVC team ... Named an MVC Scholar Athlete ... Finished fifth at the MVC championships in the 1650 free (17:20.92) ... Member of 400 free relay team that placed first at the Oklahoma Splash Bash in a time of 3:37.76 ... Also finished second in the 400 free relay (3:40.53) at the Missouri dual meet.

2012-13: Dropped six seconds off her 500 prelims time to finish 10th overall (5:01.90) and second place in the B-Final on Day 1 of conference; moved up five spots after posting the 15th-fastest time on Thursday morning ... Tied with Illinois State's Katherine Nelson for ninth place in the 200 free consolation final (1:53.73) ... Finished 10th in the 1650 free timed final on Day 3 of the MVC Championships ... Ranked as the Bears' top swimmer in the 200 free heading into the 2013 MVC Championships ... Registered season bests in the 200 free (1:52.49), 1000 free (10:30.53) and 1650 free (17:27.59) at the Purdue Invitational ... Teamed up with Suzanne Van Rensburg for a 1-2 finish in the 1000 free at Mizzou ... Finished the season among the Bears' top-five swimmers in the 200 free (3rd), 500 free (4th), 1000 free (3rd) and 1650 free (3rd).

Background: Wright is a middle-distance freestyle swimmer from Round Rock, Texas and swims for Texas Gold Swimming ... In the deep talent pool of Texas, the Stony Point senior is ranked the 58th-best recruit in the state of Texas this year. In 2011, Wright logged life-time bests in the 200, 500, and 1,650 freestyle at the 2011 Speedo Sectionals in College Station, Texas.

Personal: Carly Ann Wright is the daughter of David and Lori Wright...Born Nov. 23, 1993 in Plano, Texas ... Has one sister, Jacquelyn ... Her mother, Lori, was a swimmer at the University of North Dakota...Plans to major in exercise a movement science.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
50 Free 26.60 Show-Me Showdown 10/3/14
100 Free 52.74 TYR Invitational 11/24/13
200 Free 1:52.49 Purdue Invitational 11/17/12
500 Free 5:01.90 2013 MVC Championships 2/14/13
1000 Free 10:28.55 Duel in the Pool (at Drury) 1/23/14
1650 Free 17:20.92 2014 MVC Championships 2/15/14

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