UND W Cross Country BIO
Meghan Janssen
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Meghan Janssen 2321140
Year: Junior
Hometown: Minnetonka, Minn.
High School: Minnetonka High School
Major: Pre-Occupational Therapy

Cross Country (Sophomore): Ran in four meets … Earned second letter.

Indoor (Sophomore): Helped her distance medley relay team to earn the fifth-fastest time in UND history … The team ran a 12:28.26 while competing at the Big Sky Conference Championship. 

Outdoor (Sophomore): Was part of the 4x400 relay team that earned the third-fastest time in UND history … The team ran a 3:48.38 at the Big Sky Conference Championship… Also earned a personal record 800-meter time with a run of 2:14.86 at the same meet … Earned second track letter. 

Cross Country (Freshman): Named to the Big Sky Conference Fall All-Academic Team … Competed in three meets as a freshman … Debuted at the season-opening Bison Open … Earned first letter. 

Indoor (Freshman): Named to Big Sky Conference Winter All-Academic Team … Made her collegiate debut at the South Dakota State University Holiday Invite in December, competing in the 600-meters … Opened the 2016 calendar year at the Bison Classic in the 800-meters … Ran a PR in that event one month later at the SDSU Indoor Classic with a time of 2:20.67. 

Outdoor (Freshman): Ran a season-best time of 1:00.60 in the 400-meters at the Lyle Hokanson Classic in Fargo … Hit a PR of 2:20.16 in the 800-meters at the Cobber Twilight … Earned first track letter. 

Before UND
A 2015 graduate of Minnetonka High School … Lettered four times in track & field and twice in cross country … A four-time all-state and all-conference performer in track … Four-time state champion in the 4x800 relay … State runner-up in the 4x400 as a junior and in the 4x200 as a sophomore … Conference champion in the 400-meters as a senior … A three-time academic all-state honoree … Also competed in Nordic skiing and soccer … State participant in Nordic skiing as a senior and an all-state honorable mention in each of her last two years. 

Majoring in pre-occupational therapy and pre-nursing … Daughter of Joe and Colleen Janssen.

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