Ruth Wiggins
Ruth Wiggins
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.
Last School: Arkansas
Experience: TR

Prior to Belmont

Spent two years at Arkansas, beginning her career as a Razorback at the 2017 Cowboy Preview (Sept. 1) where she finished with the sixth-best time for the Razorbacks and 17th overall at 11:12.60 … In her next race, she finished with the second-best time for Arkansas at the Missouri Southern Stampede (Sept. 16), completing the 5K course in 17:53.47 finishing in the top-20 overall… She completed her first outdoor season at the Chile Pepper Festival (Sept. 30) where she finished 14th overall and had the fourth-best time for the Razorbacks at 17:26.30

Prep

CIF 800 finalist during her sophomore year while competing for Martin Luther King Jr HS in Riverside, California … Transferred to Briarcrest for junior and senior season and picked up an indoor gold medal in the mile at the Tennessee State Championship … Trained with the Breakaway Race team during the outdoor season and qualified for the 2016 USTAF Junior Outdoor Championship in the 800 … Capped her senior season as an 800 finalist at the national meet.

Personal

Born on July 21, 1997 … Daughter of Steve and Misti Wiggins … Has two brothers; Wyatt and Asher and one sister; Olivia … Majoring in early childhood education.