History was nearly made Sunday night, as Audra Mari from North Dakota was almost crowed Miss USA 2014.

Mari, who was crowned Miss North Dakota Teen in 2011, was named the first runner-up for Miss USA 2014. She was also first runner-up at Miss Teen USA in 2011.

Mari was born and raised in Fargo and currently attends NDSU, where she's majoring in Public Relations and Communications.

Nevada's Nia Sanchez took home the 2014 Miss USA title. If she cannot fulfill her duties, Mari would take over.

You can follow Audra Mari on Twitter HERE. Her Instagram account is also worth checking out HERE.

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