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     Megan Yanik  
    Megan

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Plymouth, MI

    High School:
    Ladywood

    Event:
    Sprints/Hurdles

    Birthdate:
    04/16/1992


    AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 16 indoor & outdoor track & field meets ... ran for the Irish at the NCAA East Preliminary Round and the NCAA Championships in the 400m hurdles and as a member of the 4x400m relay team... named second team All-American after 4x400m relay team placed 11th (3:35.85) at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... earned honorable mention All-America honors at the NCAA Outdoor Championships after placing 19th in the 400m hurdles (59.56) and 4x400m relay (3:38.22) ... placed second in the 400m hurdles (58.65) and helped the 4x400m relay team (3:37.15) claim first at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships to earn all-BIG EAST accolades ... at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships achieved personal best in the 500m (1:13.06) in the prelims and followed it up with a third place finish in the finals (1:13.34) to earn all-BIG EAST honors ... in same meet helped the 4x400m relay team finished first to claim all-BIG EAST honors ... finished second at the Drake Relays as part of the 4x400m relay team (3:34.39) ... finished first in the 400m hurdles (59.25) and first on the 4x400m relay team (3:42.97) at the Polytan Invitational ... at the Louisville Border Battle brought in two more first place finishes in the 400m hurdles (59.60) and on the 4x400 relay (3:38.57) ... another first place finish in the 400m hurdles (59.64) came at the Stanford Invitational along with a second place finish by the 4x400m relay team (3:37.84) ... at the Victor Lopez Rice Bayou Classic recorded two more first place finishes in the 400m hurdles (59.06) and the 4x400m relay (3:35.06) ... at the Alex Wilson Invitational the relay team finished fourth (3:34.67) ... at the Meyo Invitational placed first in the 500m (1:13.32) and second with the 4x400m relay team (3:38.50) ... ran personal best in the 600m (1:33.25) at the Indiana University Relays and finished second with the relay team (3:40.59) ... third-place finisher in the 500m (1:13.54) dash and first on the 4x400m relay team (3:41.69) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open finished first in the 400m (56.61) dash and second in the 4x400m relay (3:44.41) ... finished first in the 500m (1:13.06) and first on the 4x400m relay team (3:45.95) at the Blue & Gold Invitational indoor meet to start the year ... named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team V Track & field/Cross Country second team ... earned a place on the Dean's List for the fall 2012 semester ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... USTFCCCA All-Academic team selection (track & field) ... earned a monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in 12 indoor & outdoor track & field events for the Irish ... participated at the NCAA East Preliminary Round and the NCAA Championships in the 400m hurdles and the 4x400m relay ... qualified for the NCAAs in each event with an 11th place showing in the 400m hurdles (58.24) and an 18th place finish in the 4x400m relay (3:37.97) ... finished fourth in the 400m hurdles (59.96) and third in the 4x400m relay (3:37.79) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, earning one all-BIG EAST scroll ... was a first-place finisher at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle in the 400m hurdles (1:00.24) and in the 4x400m relay (3:40.56) ... was a second-place finisher at the Victor Lopez Classic in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:39.67 and at the Polytan Invitational (3:40.73) ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in seven meets during the track & field season ... ran the 400m hurdles at the NCAA East Regionals ... won the 400m hurdles at the outdoor Louisville Cardinal Invitational and the Gina Relays in 59.34 and 1:00.41, respectively ... finished sixth at the outdoor BIG EAST Championships in the 400m hurdles in 1:00.30 ... helped 4x400m relay team place fifth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... won the 500m run and 4x400m relay at the indoor Blue & Gold Invitational in 1:15.70 and 3:53.88, respectively ... earned a monogram.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in track & field ... conference and regional champion all four years ... state champion as a senior in the 100m and 300m hurdles ... all-conference, all-city and all-state selection each season ... three-time MVP ... team captain as a senior ... held school records in the 100m and 300m hurdles at the time of graduation ... daughter of Greg and Marybeth Yanik ... has two brothers ... enrolled in the College of Science and is majoring in pre-professional studies with a supplementary major in Spanish.

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