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Meredith Klein
Meredith Klein

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Beaver, Pa.

High School:
Beaver Area

Event:
Hurdles/Sprints

Career Notes: Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team in 2009.

2010-11 (Junior)
Outdoor: Established a career-best mark in the 400m dash when she ran to a ninth-place time of 1:03.29...took home a fifth-place finish at the DePaul Invitational when she finished the 400m in 1:03.61.

2009-10 (Sophmore)
Indoor: Recorded a season-best time of 9.03 in the 55m hurdles at the Chicago Duals to place second overall... placed seventh in the 60m hurdles at the Badger Track Classic behind a season-best time of 9.97... posted a 300m time of 45.74 at the Badger Track Classic... placed fourth in the 400m at the Chicago Duals after clocking a time of 1:05.47.

Outdoor: Placed fourth in the 400m hurdles with a season-best time of 1:08.39... holds the DePaul Relays 4x200m record with a time of 1:45.60... finished the 400m hurdles at the Chicagoland Championships with a sixth-place time of 1:08.50... clocked a 4x400m relay time of 4:15.77 at the DePaul Relays.

2009-09 (Freshman)
Indoor: Placed sixth in the 400m at the Chicago Duals with a season-best time of 1:02.86... clocked a 29.35 in the 200m at the Purdue Invitational... helped post a time of 4:13.33 in the 4x400m relay at the Bob Eubanks Open... posted a fifth place time of 1:23.03 in the 500m at the Blue and Gold Meet.

Outdoor: Won the 400m hurdles at the Chicagoland Championships with a time of 1:07.23... recorded a career-best time of 1:07.11 in the 400m hurdles at the Mike Poehlein Invitational... ran the 200m in a time of 27.72 at the same meet... helped earn second place in the 4x400m relay at the Chicagoland Championships with a time of 4:17.47... won the 400m hurdles at the Viking Classic.

High School: Was captain and MVP during junior and senior seasons... top point scorer her junior and senior year... Beaver High School Female Athlete of the Year... personal record of 46.97 in the 300m hurdles... posted a personal-best time of 8.7 in the 55m hurdles... holds high school record in the 300m.

Personal: Daughter of Chuck and Mary Beth Klein...has one younger brother, Chandler...father golfed for California University of Pennsylvania...cousin Colin played football for Johns Hopkins... majoring in public relations and advertising.