Previous College: Cross Country - Competed in six meets in her first year ... Ran ninth-best 6K time on team at Pepperdine Invitational clocking in at 22:50.53 ... Placed 83rd overall at Atlantic 10 Championships with a time of 21:13. Indoor - Set a personal best mile time of 5:36.85 at Golden Flash Gala ... Established personal best 800m run clip of 2:42.35 at Gladstein Invite. Outdoor - Posted personal record time of 5:23.97 in the 1500m run at Early Bird Relays ... Notched 5000m run time of 20:11.93 at Southern Ohio Cup - a personal best ... Coached by Steve Nester.
High School: A four-year member of her high school track and cross country squads ... Finished in the top 25 twice at the state cross country championships: ninth as a sophomore and 23rd as a senior ... Two-time conference runner of the year, three-time MVP and two-time captain on cross country squad ... Teams finished in the top 10 at state championships three times and won three league titles during her career ... Coached by Melissa Siemers and Jim Gossett ... Competed in indoor soccer all four years of high school ... On the swimming team as a sophomore and basketball team as a freshman ... On academic honor roll all four years ... Member of Sculpture and Art Club, Key Club and was a peer counselor for younger students.
Personal: Full name is Meredith Margaret Jaworek ... Born in Buffalo, N.Y. on Sept. 18, 1989 ... Parents are Gary and Joanne Jaworek ... Has four siblings: brother Tommy (23), twin sisters Jacqueline (21) and Olivia (21) and sister Jillian (16) ... Major is nursing.