Houston completes second and final day of Invitational and Multi's
2013-14 (Junior) Indoor: Competed in seven meets for the Cougars... Recorded an indoor personal best in the 400m during the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational (Jan. 8) with a time of 58.37... Helped the women's 4x400m relay to a second place finish during the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational (Jan. 17) and a third place finish at the Howie Ryan Invitational (Jan. 31).
2012-13 (Sophomore) Indoor: Competed in four meets for the Cougars... Ran a season best of 58.47 in the women's 400-meter dash at the Conference USA Indoor Championships... Also, ran the 4x400 relay and the DMR.
Outdoor: Ran in six meets for the Cougars... Finished second in the 400m at the Sam Houston State Twilight meet (May 2) and recorded her fastest time at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 57.11.
PRIOR TO HOUSTON
Ran for Sean Lonergan at Stephen F. Austin... Received All-Conference honors... Was on the Commissioner's Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL Ran for Sheila Lofton at Terry High School...Holds the school record in the 200m... Regional qualifier and finalist... State qualifier as a senior... Member of Student Council, National Honor Society, and HOSA.
PERSONAL Full name is Vanessa Danielle Whitmire... Born on July 28, 1992 in Houston... Daughter of Lester and Vanessa Whitmire... Youngest of four children... After graduation wants to pursue a career as a doctor... Biggest influences are the members of her family and her coaches... Majoring in Kinesiology-Exercise Science.