Megan Beers
Megan Beers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brooklyn, Wis.

High School:
Oregon

Height:
5-4

Experience:
3V

Beers' Track & Field Bio

AWARDS & HONORS
• 2011 Academic All-Big Ten (track)
• 2010 Academic All-Big Ten (cross country)
• 2010 Academic All-Big Ten (track)

CROSS COUNTRY
2011:
Took seventh overall and sixth for the Badgers at the UW-Oshkosh Open with her best 6K time of the season, 23:02 ... finished 15th for UW and 34th overall with a time of 18:52 at the Badger Opener (5K) ... placed 69th overall and 11th for the Badgers at the Bill Dellinger Invitational (5K), clocking in at 18:24.97 ... took 77th overall in the "B" race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (6K) at 23:16.8

2010: Took 165th place at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of 23:14 ... competed in the Northern Illinois Huskie Open and finished 11th for UW and 13th overall clocking in at 19:50 ... finished fifth for UW and 22nd overall in the Badger Classic with a time of 15:22 ... placed 63rd in open race of Pre-NCAA Invitational with a time of 23:16.7 ... placed 15th at UW-Oshkosh Open with a time of 19:10

2009: Competed in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, registering a time of 23:29 and a 128th-place finish ... clocked in at 23:10 at the Big Ten championship, finishing 72nd overall ... finished 109th overall with a 19:30 time at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational ... competed in five events, finishing a career-best 29th overall at the Bradley Classic with a time of 22:43 ... registered a 10th place finish at the UW Cross Country Classic with a time of 15:54 ... deemed the Big Ten Sportsmanship Honoree ... one of five Badgers runners to be named Academic All-Big Ten

2008: Competed in one event, placing 34th overall at the Northern Illinois Huskie Open with a time of 21:01

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 ... Coach: Doug Debroux

PERSONAL
Major is elementary education ... parents are Bob and Sharon Beers ... has two brothers, older brother Donnie and younger, David ... participated in choir and was editor of the high school yearbook

WHY WISCONSIN?
"
I have lived in Wisconsin my entire life and I love this state! Madison is gorgeous and it would be a great place to student-teach."

ON WISCONSIN
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