The Irish established three meets records.
Nevada Sorenson sets the second-best time in the BIG EAST in the 100mH.
The two-day meet gets underway Friday afternoon.
The meet gets underway at 5 p.m. Friday at Loftus Sports Center.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Competed in three meets during the cross country season ... placed 10th out of 33 runners in the Crusader Invitational 5K (19:14.1) ... placed second out of 106 runners in the JV National Catholic Championship 5K (18:49) ... finished 32nd out of 110 runners in the JV Notre Dame Invitational 5K (19:23.2) ... competed in two meets during the indoor track & field season ... placed third of four runners in the Blue and Gold Invitational one mile run (5:21.12) ... placed 31st of 32 runners in the Meyo Invitational 5000m run (18:27.68) ... competed in one meet during the outdoor track & field season ... finished 11th of 13 runners in the Border Battle 5000m run (18:33.12).
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in two meets during the cross country season ... finished fourth out of 104 runners in the JV 5K race at the National Catholic Championship (18:58) ... placed 34thout of 116 runners in the gold 5K race at the Notre Dame Invitational (18:29) ... ran in six meets for the Irish ... specialized in the 1,500m, mile, 3,000m, and 5,000m events ... finished fourth in the 3,000m (10:42.28) at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... also placed fourth and ran a personal best in the 5,000m run (18:16.13) at the Louisville Border Battle ... two other top-ten finishes were 10th place in the mile (5:22.33) at the Notre Dame Invitational and seventh place in the 5,000m (18:26.55) at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Lakeville South (Minn.) in the spring of 2012 ... lettered in cross country (six times), track (six times) and Nordic skiing (four times) ... assisted cross country team to a second place finish in the 2011 state meet ... named to the all-conference and all-sectional teams on three occasions (`09, `10 and `11) ... helped track team capture the 2012 state championship ... named 2012 Minnesota True Team Champion (`12) ... set the school record in 4x800m ... earned the `11 Minnesota State High School League Excellence in Community Award ... earned the `11 National Merit Commended Student ... honored with the `12 AP Scholar with Distinction Award ... involved in the National Honor Society (secretary) and the American Cancer Society Relay For Life ... father, Pat, played hockey for the U.S. Air Force Academy ... full name is Megan Elizabeth Kilbride ... born in Littleton, Colo. to Pat and Carol Kilbride ... has one older brother and one younger sister ... enrolled in the College of Science and is majoring in biological sciences.