Women's Track

 

  Meredith Willis
Meredith Willis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Simsbury, Conn.

High School:
Simsbury

Height:
5-8

Position:
Hurdles


07/09/2013

League Best 139 UMass Student-Athletes Named To A-10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

UMass had the most student-athletes in the league attain a 3.5 GPA or higher for spring semester

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Career Best Outdoor Times/Marks
100 Meter Dash 13.56 (4/20/13)
200 Meter Dash 27.56 (4/13/13)
100 Meter Hurdles 15.67 (5/5/13)
Career Best Indoor Times/Marks
60 Meter Dash 8.64 (2/2/13)
60 Meter Hurdles 9.75 (2/16/13)
200 Meter Dash 28.07 (2/2/13)

As a sophomore in 2014: Outdoor: Did not compete. Indoor: Took part in the long jump at four meets ... Logged a season-best 16-3.25 at the Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/7) ... Also competed at the Northeastern Indoor Games (1/24) (16-3.25), the Yale Invitational (1/11) (15-11), and the Harvard Invitational (2/1) (15-10.25) ... Part of a 4x400 relay squad that placed ninth at the Sorlien Invitational (1/18) with a time of 4:27.72 ... Competed in the 200m dash at the Northeastern Indoor Games (1/24), logging a time of 28.03 ... Saw action in the 60m dash preliminaries at the Harvard Invitational (2/1) ... Posted high jump marks of 4-9 at both the Harvard Invitational (2/1) and Sorlien Invitational (1/18) ... Competed in the pentathlon at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23) (2826) and at the URI Pentathlon (12/6) (2154) ... Ran in the preliminaries of the 60m hurdles at the Harvard Invitational (2/1), the Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/7), the Northeastern Indoor Games (1/24), and the Yale Invitational (1/11).

As a freshman in 2013:Outdoor: Ran in the 100 and 200 meter dash as well as the 100 meter hurdles ... Qualified for the New England Championship in the 100 meter hurdles ... Ran her season best time of 15.64-seconds in the 100 meter hurdles at the New England Championship (5/11) ... Clocked in at a New England qualifying 15.67-seconds at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5). Indoor: Competed in the 60 and 200 meter dash as well as the 60 meter hurdles in her first collegiate season ... Ran a season best time in the 60 meter hurdles at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a time of 9.75-seconds (2/16).

Before UMass: Competed for Coach Collins at Simsbury High School ... Assisted her team in four state championships ... Four time All-Conference ... Holds the school record in the long jump with a mark of 17-6.5.

Personal: Meredith Maher Willis ... Born February 7, 1994 in Hartford, Connecticut ... Daughter of Doug and Karen Willis ... Sister of Caroline Willis ... Majoring in Nutrition.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Jan 10
    at Yale Invitational 9:00 AM
    Saturday, Jan 17
    at Beantown Challenge 10:00 AM
    Friday, Jan 23
    at Joe Donahue Indoor Games 4:00 PM
    Friday, Jan 30
    at John Thomas Terrier Invitational 7:00 PM
    Saturday, Feb 7
    at Coaches Invitational 11:00 AM
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