Betts, Taraska Set New Best In Season's Second Meet
2009-10: Contributed in 11 events during the spring season ...Placed 20th in the 400-meters and tied for seventh in the High Jump at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships ...Ran on the 4x400-meter Relay that finished first at the Mount St. Joseph's Invitational ...Ran a season-best 1:03.53 400-meters, 2:26.40 800-meters and 4:56.92 1,500-meters.
2008-09: Saw action in nine events for Xavier during the spring season ...Was one of only two female XU athletes to particiapte in a pentathlon ...Ran a consistent 800-meter run during the season, posting a season-best 2:22.59 three times ...At the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships, she posted a mark of 1.55 meters in the high jump ...Was a part of a 4x400-meter relay team that posted its best time at the Golden Flash Invitational with a 4:03.90 ...Had a mark of 4.39 meters in the long jump at the Indiana Relays
High School: Sectional champion in the high jump in 2007 and in the 800-meter event in 2006... Set a Sectional record of 5'4"... Qualified for the 2007 NYS Meet, earning fifth place in 800-meter event... Two-time team MVP... Personal record of 2:18.3 in the 800... Top 4x400-meter relay split of 59 seconds... Was a team captain.
Personal: A liberal arts major ... Born on January 28, 1990.