University of Arizona junior Megan Meyer and senior John Bonano earned 2013 Pillars of Excellence Awards, sponsored by the UA Bookstore, it was announced in conjunction with graduation ceremonies in December.
2012: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor season.
2011 (XC): Redshirted the cross country season.
2011: Dealt with injuries that limited her performances during the 2011 season ... Set new career bests at 3,000 and 5,000 meters during the indoor season with times of 9:50.53 and 16:41.28, respectively ... Only ran a handful of races during the outdoor campaign.
2010 (XC): Posted one of the most surprising and perhaps the biggest result of the season at the NCAA West Regional Championships by finishing 60th and as the Wildcats' fifth and final point-scoring spot after fellow freshman Lauren Smith went down with an injury ... The finish was key to advancing the Wildcats to their first NCAA Championship appearance in nine years.
2010: Finished fifth at the Pac-10 Championships in the 10,000 meters in 33:46.96 - the third-fastest time in Arizona history and a Wildcat freshman record ... The mark was also the fourth-fastest junior time in the world in 2010 ... Also posted a time of 16:21.54 in the 5,000 meters, the eighth-fastest time in Arizona history ... Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic team.
2009 (XC): Running at the Dave Murray Invitational, Meyer ran three miles in 20:28.0 ... At the NCAA Championships, Meyer posted a time of 22:15 in the 6,000-meter race.
HIGH SCHOOL: Finished 10th at the California State Meet in the 3,200 meters in 2008 ... Finished 21st at the 2007 Foot Locker National Championships held in San Diego, Calif. ... Awards included team MVP, Coaches' Award, all-league and all-county honors ... Also competed in softball, volleyball and basketball ... Earned the Torch of Excellence and Spirit of Titan Awards from her high school ... Was the school valedictorian, earned the Presidential Honors Award and a spot on the Superintendent's Honor Roll.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Karen and Alain Meyer ... Majoring in nutritional sciences and with a minor in chemistry.