Tru Powell
Tru Powell
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Knoxville, TN
High School: Bearden
Position: Distance
Major: Neuroscience & Behavioral Biology
Parents: Ben & Jeni

Career Best Marks (Indoor):

10:24.57 3000m Run 2/25/2017 UAA Championships
18:14.91 5000m Run 2/12/2016 Samford Open

Career Best Marks (Outdoor):

4:51.09 1500m Run 3/25/2016 Emory Classic
18:14.91 5000m Run 2/12/2016 Samford Open

Honors (Indoor):

2016 USTFCCCA South/Southeast All-Region 5000m Run
2017 USTFCCCA South/Southeast All-Region 3000m Run

Prior to Emory:

Competed on the cross country and track and field teams at Bearden High School ... Was coached by Patti Thewes and Ashley Powell ... Best 3200 meter effort was a 12:11 ... During her senior season, she clocked a 2:30 in the 800 meters and a 5:36 in the outdoor 1600 ... Was selected as the 2014 BHS Student Athlete of the Year ... Was the track team's Distance MVP as a senior ... Recipient of the Johnny Mauer Scholar Athlete Award ... Was a member of the soccer team.

Daughter of Ben and Jeni Powell...Also a member of the Emory Cross Country Team.