Senior Sendoff: Karli Wade - Priceville High School

Name: Karli Wade

High School: Priceville High School

What was your most memorable meet and why?
James Clemens meet where I got my first medal for placing 1st in Javelin

Where did you face your biggest competition?
Emerging Elite Athlete 2020 in Oxford, AL

Out of all of your high school accomplishments, which stands out the most and why?
Being named to the AHSAA North All Star Soccer team my junior year.

If you could do it all over again, what would you change about your running career in high school?
Starting javelin earlier in my career.

What were the most difficult obstacles you had to overcome during your HS Track career?
Juggling soccer and track at the same time.

What will you miss the most?
Track meets

Do you have any advice for younger athletes?
Don't be lazy at practice because it will show during the meets

What are your post-high school or college plans? Who would you like to say thank you to?
I will be playing soccer for UT Southern and majoring in Biology. I would like to thank Coach Odom, my track coach, for all his time and dedication to our team. He was my favorite high school coach of all time. He taught us life lessons on top of being an amazing track and cross country coach. He grew the team from only a few runners to over 50 in a couple of years. I will miss him the most out of all my coaches!