Ceara Watson

RS-Jr | 5-8 | Mid-Distance | Henrietta, NY. | Rush-Henrietta HS


  • Two-time All-American

Senior (2019)
Competed in one meet running 1:35.47 in the 600-meters at the Arkansas Invitational…

Junior (2018)
Did not compete…

Sophomore (2017)
Second-team team indoor All-American (DMR and 4-x-400-meter relay) … Part of the first-place finishing DMR and 4-x-400-meter relays at the Vanderbilt Invitational … Finished third in the 400 in a season-best 53.89 at the Arkansas Qualifier … Set a lifetime best of 2:05.86 in the 800 finals at the SEC Indoor Championships, placing fourth for the Razorbacks … Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships with the DMR and 4-x-400-meter relays … Capped the indoor season with a pair of top-12 finishes at the national meet with both relay teams … Opened up the outdoor season placing seventh in the 800 at the Stanford Invitational … Assisted the Razorback 4-x-800-meter relay team to a victory at the SEC Relays … Notched two top-eight finishes (800 and 4-x-400) at the SEC Outdoor Championships, helping Arkansas to its third-consecutive Triple Crown … Wrapped up her season at the NCAA West Preliminary Round finishing 20th in the 800.

Freshman (2016)
Finished first in the Arkansas Invitational in the 600-meters where she also finished a college best time of 1:32.72… Finished top ten in the 400-meters and 600-meters at the 2016 Gladstein Invitational… Finished sixth in the DMR at the Razorback Invitational.

High School
Two-time state champion (4x200m, 4x400m) … Member of sprint medley relay team that broke a 14-year old high school record during 2015 indoor season … Same SMR team went onto break indoor nationals record in New York (3:52.68) and outdoor nationals record in North Carolina (3:47.65) … 800-meter Emerging Elite record-holder set at outdoor nationals (2:08) …  Three-time NY sectional champion in the 600 meters (2013-2015) … Two-time NY sectional champion in the 300 meters (2014 & 2015) … Finished as one of the ten best sprinters in the 600 meter dash in NY for three straight years (2013-2015) … Finished as the fifth best 400 meter sprinter and third best 800 meter sprinter her senior season in NY for the outdoor circuit (2015).

Born on November 8, 1997 … Daughter of Sharon Outler … Has two sisters; Sammy Watson and Chelsea Watson and two brothers; Gabe Watson and Nick Watson … Majoring in psychology.