Placed first in the 3K, second in the 1500-meter, and second in the high jump at the Junior Olympics ... Finished first in the 5K at the 2009 National XC AAU.
Competed at Sparkman High School in Harvest, Ala. ... Two-time Alabama State XC Champion ... Two-time Alabama High Jump State Champion ... Won the 3200 State Championship as a freshman ... Recorded a 5:01 personal best in the mile, 10:41 personal best in the 2 mile, 17:58 personal best in the 5K, and a personal best height of 5'6" in the high jump ... Member of the All-State Choir, Madison County Advanced Choir, the Rosetta James Foundation, and the National Honor Society ... Graduated top 10 in her class.
Born Mary Katharine Huston on March 9 in Nashville, Tn. ... Daughter of Dorothy and Bill Huston ... Father (Bill Huston) played football and was a cheerleader at the University of Toledo and Grandfather (Richard Huston, Sr.) ran track, played baseball and football and was named to the University of Toledo Hall of Fame.