Angela Wagner Athlete Profile

Angela Wagner

Angela Wagner
Position: Mid Distance Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2007-2010 Hometown: Centurion



All-America

  • 2008 1,200-meter relay (Indoor)
  • 2008 3,000-meter Steeplechase (Outdoor)
  • 2009 Third D.M.R (Indoor)

Personal

  • Born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • Parents are Nico and Sue Wagner
  • Likes horse-riding, eating macaroni and cheese and going to Panda Express
  • Majoring in broadcast journalism

Before BYU

  • Earned the "Head Master Award" in track
  • Received Gauteng North colours for track and cross country
  • Won the 800 meters at the Gauteng North Championships
  • Three-time winner of the 800 meters at the South African Championships
  • Represented South Africa six times during high school
  • Finalist at the World Youth Championships in Marrakech, Morocco
  • Medalist at South African Cross Country Championships

Summary

  • Indoor: All-American (DMR 2008; DMR 2009); MWC Champion (Mile 2008; Mile, 3000m 2009; Mile 2010); All-MWC (Mile, 3000m 2008; Mile, 3000m 2009; Mile, 800m 2010)
  • Outdoor: All-American (Steeplechase 2008); MWC Champion (Steeplechase 2008); All-MWC (Steeplechase, 1500m 2008; 800m 2010)

Other College

  • Champion 800-meter runner at the University of Pretoria
  • Received Gauteng colours for track
  • Gauteng North Junior 800-meters Champion
  • South African 800-meter champion in 2006
  • Competed at the World Junior Championships in Beijing, China

Stats

Personal Bests: 400 meters -- 55.3; 800 meters -- 2:04.06; 1 mile -- 4.40.44; 1500 meters -- 4:24; 2000m steeplechase -- 6:45; 3000m steeplechase -- 9.58; 3000m- 9:26.91


2007 | Freshman Year

Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Competed in the 400 meters at the ASU/ Clif Bar Invitational ... competed in the 800 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays ... ran her season-best time of 4:32.05 in the 1500 meters at the UCLA Rafer Johnson meet ... finished second in the 800 meters at the Robison Invitational ... ran a season-best time of 2:08.49 to qualify for finals and then took fourth in the 800 meter finals at the MWC Championships ... competed at the West Region meet.

2008 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: Won the MWC indoor mile and was second in the 3000 ... set a career-best time of 4:40.44 in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational ... was Indoor All-American - ran the mile leg of the distance medley relay, placed fifth at the national indoor championships. Outdoor: Earned All-America honors with a sixth place finish in the steeplechase at the NCAA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa with her second-fastest time ever -- 10:06.05 ... finished 1st NCAA West Regionals in that event ... was ranked fourth nationally with a season-best time of 9:58.68 ... won the MWC outdoor steeplechase title and was runner-up in the 1500.

2009 | Junior Year

Indoor: Started the season by running a provisional qualifying time in the 1 mile run at the Washington Indoor Invite (4:43.12)...helped the distance medley team run an automatic qualifying time at the UW Indoor Invite (11:06.55)...grabbed at eighth place finish at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in the 3000m (9:26.91)...Won the Mountain West Indoor Championship in both the 3000m (10:01.49) and the 1 mile run (5:13.93)...finished the season by running on the distance medley team that took third place at the Indoor National Championships with a time of 10:56.73. Outdoor: Did not compete.

2010 | Senior Year

Indoor: Opened season with an 800m victory at the Bengal Shootout (2:12.61)...finished fifth at the UW Invitational in the 800m (2:06.48)...competed at the New Balance Invitational, placing fourth in the 800m (2:07.13)...placed third in the 800m at the Husky Classic (2:05.72)...won the mile (4:55.87) and placed third in the 800m (2:08.90) at the MWC Indoor Championships...competed at the NCAA Indoor Championships, placing 12th in the 800m (2:06.65). Outdoor: Started season with wins in the 1500m (4:30.18) at the Sun Angel Classic and 800m (2:12.38) at the Mesa Classic...placed second at the Robison Invitational in the 800m (2:10.37)...placed second at the MWC Outdoor Championships in the 800m (2:04.94)...finished 11th at the NCAA West Preliminary in the 800m (2:05.52)...competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, finishing 10th in the 800m in 2:06.33.