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Grace Meurer
Grace  Meurer

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Fond du Lac, Wis.

High School:
Saint Mary's Spring

Height:
5-3

Event:
Distance

Meurer's Cross Country Bio

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Redshirst Sophomore/Redshirt Sophomore

At Wisconsin
Notables
Academic All-Big Ten in cross country (2013, 2014)
Academic All-Big Ten in track and field (2014)
2015 NCAA West Preliminary Round Qualifier (10,000 Meters)


2015 Outdoor: Finished 36th in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA West Regional (5/28) with a time of 36:52.26 ... Finished 14th in the 10,000 meters at the Big Ten Championship (5/15-17) with a time of 36:38.12 ... Placed second in the 3000 meters at the Musco Twilight Invitational (5/2) with a time of 9:57.48 ... Finished 26th in the 10,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational (4/3) with a time of 34:35.78

2015 Indoor:
Finished 39th in the 5000 meters at the Iowa State Classic (2/13) with a time of 17:15.94

2014 Outdoor:
Placed fifth in the 3000 meters at the Wisconsin Open (5/10) with a time of 10:06.69 ... finished third in the 5000 meters at the Rex Foster Invite (4/6) with a time of 17:48.73

2014 Indoor:
Finished sixth in the 3000 meters at the Red & White Open (2/21) with a time of 10:10.46 ... placed fifth in the unseeded 3000 meters at the Bill Bergan Invitational (2/1) with a time of 10:20.49 ... took fourth in the 5000 meters at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25) with a time of 17:52.13 ... placed second in the 3000 meters at the Badger Indoor Open (1/18) with a time of 10:16.33

2013 Indoor: Competed unattached and took second in the 5000 meters at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/1) with a time of 18:41.96# ... while competing unattached, placed ninth in the 3000 meters at the Red & White Open (2/15) with a time of 10:30.87# ... placed sixth in the 3000 meters at the Panther Open (1/12) while competing unattached with a time of 10:31.83

High School
Three-time first-team all-conference in cross country ... in track, earned first-team all-conference honors in 3200 meters and 4x800-meter relay as a senior ... also earned second-team all-conference laurels in the 1600 meters ... part of team that holds Wisconsin Division III state record in 4x800-meter relay ... participated in synchronized figure skating and was 2011 national champion ... honor roll student

Personal
Parents are Andrea and David Meurer ... has three siblings, older sister Natalie, twin sister Elaina and younger brother Henry ... Elaina runs cross country and track for UW-Eau Claire ... participates in Big Brothers Big Sisters

Why Wisconsin?
"A combination of great athletics, strong academics and a competitive setting."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
3000 Meters 10:10.46# 1-17-14 800 Meters 2:38.50 High School
5000 Meters 17:15.94 2-13-15 1600 Meters 5:27 High School
3000 Meters 9:57.48 5-2-15
3200 Meters 11:26 High School
5000 Meters 17:48.73 4-6-14
10000 Meters 34:35.78 4-3-15


At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2015 - Outdoor
10,000 Meters: 36th (36:52.26)

At the Big Ten Championship
2015 - Outdoor
10,000 Meters: 14th (36:38.12)

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