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Megan Beers
Megan Beers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brooklyn, Wis.

High School:
Oregon

Height:
5-2

Event:
Middle Distance

Beers' Cross Country Bio

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Graduated/Senior

At Wisconsin
Notables
• Three-time Academic All-Big Ten in track and field (2010, 2011, 2012)
• Academic All-Big Ten in cross country (2010)

2013 Outdoor:
Placed 24th in the 1500 meters at the Big Ten championships (5/11) with a time of 4:37.82 ... took fourth in the 1500 meters at the Payton Jordan Invitational (4/28) with a time of 4:34.06 ... placed sixth in the Invitational section of the 1500 meters at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational (4/27) with a time of 4:31.87 ... finished fifth in the 1500 meters at the Sea Ray Relays (4/13) with a time of 4:31.83

2012 Indoor:
Placed 19th in the 800 meters at the Iowa State Classic (2/10), clocking in at 2:15.11 and was a part of the eighth-place distance medley team with a time of 12:06.45 ... took second in the 800 meters at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/21) with a time of 2:18.77 ... placed 16th in the 800 meters at the Penn State National (1/28), clocking in at 2:16.77 ... took second in the 800 meters at the Red & White Open (2/17) with a time of 2:29.48

2012 Outdoor: Finished 21st in 1500 meters with time of 4:34.86 at Big Ten championships (5/12) ... placed third in her section of the 1500 meters with a time of 4:35.40 at the Stanford Invitational (4/6) ... took seventh in the 1500 meters at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23) with a time of 4:35.89 ... placed sixth in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:40.45 at the Wisconsin Open (5/5) ... ran a time of 4:38.11 to take 99th at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/19)

2011 Indoor: Member of the seventh-place distance medley relay team that clocked a time of 11:33.88# at the Big Ten championships (2/26) ... finished with a time of 2:14.65 in the 800 meters at the Husky Classic (2/12) ... placed fifth in the 800 meters at the Illini Classic (1/22) with a time of 2:16.36# ... finished fourth at the Wisconsin Women's Invitational (1/28) in the 800 meters with a time of 2:18.42# ... placed second in the 800 meters at the Husker Invitational (2/5) finishing in 2:15.22

2011 Outdoor: Ran a personal-best in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:34.65 at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/15) ... placed seventh in the 1500 meters at the Standford Invitational (3/25) with a time of 4:41.61 ... finished 22nd in the 1500 meters in 4:52.71 at the Big Ten championships (5/12) ... placed 17th in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:48.96 and took seventh in the 3000-meter steeplechase finishing at 11:07.02 at the Steve Scott Invitational (4/30-5/1)

2010 Indoor: Finished 17th at the Big Ten championships in a time of 2:14.03 ... part of the sixth-place distance medley relay team at the Big Ten championships (11:34.75) ... finished first in the 600 meters at the Red & White Open (2/19) in 1:37.96 ... finished 14th in the 800 meters at the New Balance Collegiate (2/6) in 2:15.51 ... won the 800 meters (2:17.26) at the Badger Track Classic (1/23)

2010 Outdoor: Finished 23rd in the 1500 meters in a personal-best time of 4:40.42 at the Big Ten championships ... finished sixth in her section of the 1500 meters at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational (5/1) in a time of 4:41.96 ...competed in the 800 meters at the Florida Relays (4/2), finishing in a time of 2:17.99

2009 Indoor: Placed 11th at the Big Ten championships in a personal-best 2:12.17 in the 800 meters ... was a member of the distance medley relay team finishing sixth at the Big Ten championships ... finished second in the non-seeded heat of the 800 meters at the Iowa State Classic in 2:12.98 ... took second at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational in the 600 meters in 1:36.99 ... Placed fifth at the Notre Dame Invitational in the 800 meters in 2:14.60

2009 Outdoor: Redshirt season

High School
Placed second in the 800 meters at the 2007 state track meet ... earned two-time all-state honors for track in the 800 as well as all-state accolades in the 1,600 and 3,200-meter relay events ... three-year state qualifier ... three-time team MVP in track and four-time team MVP in cross country ... three-time conference champ at 800 meters ... also conference champion in 1,600 and 3,200-meter relay ... school-record holder in 800 meters with a time of 2:13.42 as well as the 3,200-meter relay, 1,600 meters and cross country (4K) ... finished 19th in the division I state cross country meet as a senior ... member of National Honor Society ... participated in choir and was editor of the high school yearbook ... was class president for four years... Coach: Doug Debroux

Personal
Parents are Bob and Sharon Beers ... has two brothers, older brother Donnie and younger, David ...involved with AIA (Athletes in Action), SAESO (Student-Athletes Equally Supporting Others) and SAAC (Student Athlete Advisory Council) ... last summer worked with Americorps Schools of Hope Project in Madison ...currently student teaching in the Madison Metropolitan School District ... major is elementary education and anthropology


Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
600 Meters 1:36.99 1-31-09 800 Meters 2:13.42 High School
800 Meters 2:12.17 2-28-09 1500 Meters 4:31.83 4-13-13
1200 Meters 3:36.90 2-21-09 1600 Meters 5:08.63 High School
Steeplechase 11:07.02 4-30-11

Honors and Awards
Academic All-Big Ten (3)
• 2011 Track
• 2010 Cross Country
• 2010 Track

At the Big Ten Championships
2013 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 24th-P (4:37.82)

2012 - Outdoor

1500 Meters: 21st-P (4:34.86)

2011 - Indoor
Distance Medley Relay: 7th (11:37.78)

2011 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 22nd-P (4:52.71)

2010 - Indoor
800 Meters: 17th-P (2:14.03)
Distance Medley Relay: 6th (11:34.75)

2010 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 23rd-P (4:40.42)

2009 - Indoor

800 Meters: 11th-P (2:12.17)
Distance Medley Relay: 6th (11:37.28)

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