Abby Gray - Women's Cross Country - Arkansas Razorbacks

Abby Gray

R-Sr | 5-5 | San Antonio, Texas | Alamo Heights HS

Senior (2020)
Earned second team All-SEC honor placing ninth in the SEC Championships with a personal best time of 20:19.9 on 6,000m course in Baton Rouge … Third Razorback finisher as Arkansas scored 41 points to win the SEC off a 4-7-9-10-11 finish … Matched her best place in SEC meet, which she accomplished as top freshman finisher in 2016 … Part of a perfect score by the Razorbacks in the SEC Preview to open the season … Finished as runner-up, posting a personal best of 16:55.2 on the 5k course in Baton Rouge, La., improving upon her previous best of 17:06.2 … Established a then personal best over 6k with a 20:20.5 to place fifth in Missiouri’s Gans Creek Classic and fourth among Razorbacks, who claimed team title with 20 points … Third Razorback during team win at UAB’s Blazer Classic, placing ninth among field with 20:30.5 6k time.

Junior (2019)
Seventh finisher among Razorback squad in NCAA Championships, placing 179th (21:52.9) as Arkansas claimed first national team title in program history and completed triple crown of national titles in 2019 … Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honor … Seventh runner for Arkansas at SEC Championships, placing 36th with a time of 21:16.0, as Razorbacks won a seventh consecutive team title … Opened season placing 31st in John McNichols Inv. (5k, 17:37.4) … Finished 17th in Chile Pepper Festival (5k, 17:06.2) … In Wisconsin Nuttycombe Inv. (6k, 21:48.4) placed 166th as seventh finisher on team.

Sophomore (2018)
Competed in four meets … Finished fifth at the Wisconsin Pre-Nationals meet … Finished 42nd at the SEC Championships.

Redshirt (2017)
Did not compete.

Freshman (2016)
Made her collegiate debut for Arkansas at the Riverside Invitational (Sept. 17) finishing third overall and second for Arkansas in 20:27.39 over the 6K course … in her second collegiate race she placed 15th overall with Arkansas’s ninth-best time at the Chile Pepper Festival (Oct. 1) with a 16:58.40 … At Pre-Nationals (Oct.15) Gray had the third-best time for the Razorbacks at 21:01.40 … In her first SEC Championship (Oct. 28) she ran a time of 20:52.50 which would contribute to Arkansas first place finish … Gray earned her All-Region accolades in the NCAA South Central Region (Nov. 11), running the fifth best time for the Razorbacks and finishing 16th overall, which would help Arkansas to win … To wrap up her first outdoor season with the Razorbacks, she ran a fifth best time for Arkansas in the NCAA Championship (Oct. 19) which was a 21:10.50.

High School

2016 Texas Cross Country State Champion … Four-time Texas Track and Field State Champion in the 1600m and the 3200m … Two-time Foot Locker and Nike Cross Nationals qualifier … Placed ninth at 2016 Brooks Pr invite … 2016 Gatorade Runner of the Year for Texas.


Born on May 8, 1998 … Daughter of Bryan and Bonnie Gray … Has one brother; Jacob … Majoring in advertising and journalism.