Scored twice for the Eagles in her five competitions ... Was part of the contingent that raced at the UAA Championships, turning in a 6K time of 23:52 ... Also took to the course at Pre-Nationals (24:02) ... Fifth Emory runner to cross the finish line and 28th out of 195 runners at the 5K Montevallo Falcon Classic (19:38) ... 29th out of 163 hopefuls at the 5K JSU Foothills Invitational (19:56) ... Captured the Eagles' last scoring spot and ranked sixth out of 40 entries at the season-opening Watermelon Run (24:31).
Second season in the program saw her race in four meets and score on three occasions ... Eagles' No. 5 finisher and 35th out of 163 entries at the Furman Classic with a season-best 6K mark of 23:06 ... Helped Emory to a first-place finish at the JSU Foothills Invitational, ranking fifth among the team's contingent and eighth out of 181 runners with a 5K time of 19:08 ... Crossed the finish line fourth on the squad and sixth overall out of 72 hopefuls at the season-opening Georgia DIII Invitational (24:32).
Scored for the Eagles in three of her seven competitions ... Ranked third among the Emory pack at the NCAA D-III Championships, posting a season-best 8k time of 22:24 ... Raced to all-region accolades at the NCAA South/Southeast Championships, posting a mark of 23:20 that placed fifth on the squad and 19th overall out of 213 runners ... Second-best 6k time was a 22:36 at the Inter-Regional Border Battle in New Jersey ... Scored as the Eagles' No. 5 finisher was ranked 35th out of 333 entries at the Greater Louisville Classic with a performance of 22:52.
Competed on the track team for four seasons and was a two-year member of the cross country program at Belmont High School ... Was coached by Fred Tresseler ... Co-captain of the track and cross country teams as a junior and senior ... Top 1,600 meter time was a 5:10 that came as a senior ... Clocked a 12:30 in the two mile in 2016 ... National Honor Society member.
Daughter of John and Robin Hughes ... Born May 23.
Meredith Hughes' Top 6K Times
|2016||Inter-Regional Border Battle||22:38|
|2016||NCAA D-III Championships||22:39|