2013 Outdoor: Competed in five meets participating in the 800 meters... Posted a personal best time of 2:16.87 at the War Eagle Invitational.
2013 Indoor: Competed in three meets participating in the 400 and 800 meters... Set personal best times in both events at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet with times of 1:00.01 and 2:19.89, respectively.
2012 Cross Country: Competed in four meets participating in the 4k, 5k and 6k distance events... Set personal bests in the 4k and 6k events by posting times of 16:42.50 at the Auburn Invite and 25:23.64 at the Azalea City Classic.
Prior to Auburn: Attended Huntsville High School in Huntsville, Ala.... Ran track under Head Coach Terrance Young... Participated in the 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m and 1600m... Won metro and sectionals as a freshman, sophomore and junior and won sectionals as a senior... Named Most Outstanding Player six consecutive years (school record)... Holds school record in the 800m (2:17.4)... Also played soccer.
Personal: Full name is Mary Elizabeth Strickland... Born March 20, 1993 in Wichita, Kan.... Daughter of Warren and Isabella Strickland... Has one sister, Ashley (28) and one brother, Matthew (23).