Autumn Blackwood
Autumn Blackwood
Year: So.
Hometown: Waxhaw, N.C.
High School: Cuthbertson HS
Events: Sprints
Major: Nursing

2017-18: Indoor Track: Posted a season-best time of 8.43 in the 60 meter dash at the ETSU Invitational... Placed 5th in the DMR at the Wake Forest Invitational (14:14.40)... 8th in 4x400m relay at the SAC Indoor Championship (4:22.33)... Outdoor Track: Runner in the Terrier Relays in the 4x400m relay with a time of 4:07.13... Season-best time of 1:06.92 in the 400m at the Terrier Relays (28th).

High School: Graduated from Cuthbertson HS in Waxhaw, N.C... Coached by Dustin Allen and Elliot Lightfoot... Lettered three years... 2017 NCHSAA Indoor State Champions... Academic Award.

Personal: Born Nov. 7, 1998 in Charlotte, N.C... Nickname: "Audi"... Daughter of Paul and Gresha Blackwood... Sibling: Bryce Blackwood (18)... Majoring in nursing... Future plans: Nurse psychiatric practitioner... Hobbies: Writing... Community service: Nettie Day of Service... Brother, Bryce, plays football at Presbyterian College... Favorite book: Kindred by Octavia Butler... Favorite class at Tusculum: World religions; Favorite midnight snack: Coffee; Favorite movie: "Avatar" by James Cameron; Favorite musical artist: Michael Jackson; Favorite song: "Human Nature" by Michael Jackson; Favorite sports team: Carolina Panthers; Autumn can imagine a week without: Coffee and Star Trek; Favorite athlete: Cam Newton; Most thrilling moment in sports: Carolina Panthers playing in the Super Bowl in 2016; Advice to kids: "Never let anyone stray you away from your day"; Favorite color: Green; Favorite food: Peanut Butter and Jelly; Person Autumn most admires: His grandfather; What people don't know about Autumn: She writes short stories.