Wright in Major Meets:
2007 C-USA HJ-3rd, C-USA Indoor HJ-5th
2006 NCAA Championships HJ-9th
2005 NCAA Midwest Regional Qualifier HJ; WAC 2nd-HJ
High Jump - 2.19/7-2.25 (2006)
Outdoor: Had the second highest high jump of the season in C-USA with a 2.15m/7-0.5 mark at the Rice Twilight. Took third at the C-USA meet with a 2.1m/6-10.75 mark.
Indoor: Posted the fifth highest mark in C-USA for the season at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a jump of 2.06m/6-9.00.
Outdoor: Tied the school record and broke his own Cayman Islands record for the high jump in the C-USA Championships with an NCAA qualifying jump of 2.19m/7-2.25. Took ninth at the NCAA Division I Championship with a 2.17m jump.
Indoor: Took fourth place at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a high jump of 2.09m/6-10.25.
Outdoor: Silver medalist in the high jump at the WAC championships, clearing 2.10/6-10.75... Set a Cayman Islands national record at the NCAA Midwest regional meet with his 2.11/6-11 effort, finishing ninth.
2002 graduate of St. Ignatius High School in George Town, Grand Cayman competing for coach Kenric Williams... Medalist at both the CARIFTA games and the CAC Championships... Holds the national record for the Cayman Islands of 7-2.25 (2.19m) in the high jump... Received honors in English and Spanish... Recipient of the Bank of Butterfield Scholarship... Key Club member.
Full Name: Omar Charles Wright... Born: Sept. 10, 1986, at Cayman Islands ... Parents: Errol Wright and Pauline-Walker Miller, Cayman Islands (one brother, one sister)... College: Lovett.
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