Gillian Meeks
Gillian Meeks
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Gunn
Position: Distance

Career Bests:
1500m - 4:36.00
3000m - 9:43.15
5000m - 16:54.92
10000m - 35.49.95
4k - 15:12.8
5k - 18:37.6
6k - 21:32.7

Took seventh at the Ivy League Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a career-best 35:49.95 in the 10000m (May 5-6) … Finished the 5000m at the Penn Relays with a career-high time of 16:54.92 (Apr. 26-28) … Ran a career-best 4:36.00 in the 1500m for eighth at the Wake Forest Outdoor Opener (Mar. 24) … Finished the 3000m with a career-high time of 9:43.15 at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational (Feb. 9-10) ... (XC) Finished 29th at the HYP meet to start the season … Placed 77th overall in the Coast-to-Coast Battle of Beantown with a time of 18:38 (Sep. 22) … Finished third on the team and 189th overall at the Wisconsin Nuttycombe Invitational with a time of 22:15.3 (Oct. 13) … Ran to a third place finish on the team and 46th overall at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships with a time of 22:32.5 (Oct. 27) … Competed in the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships finishing with a time of 23:41.4 (Nov. 10).

Had her best mile race in the Columbia East-West Challenge with a time of 5:02.35 ... Also ran the 3000m with her best time coming at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational, with a time of 9:56.85.

Before Harvard
1600m - 4:50.44
3000m - 9:50.30
Cross Country - California Division 3 State Champion; Nike Cross Nationals Individual Qualifier

“Gillian had a breakout spring ending her high school career with an impressive fourth-place finish in the 1600m at the California State Meet. She has awesome range and will be a consistent presence in cross country and track.” - Coach Wales-Dinan