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    Megan Young
    Megan Young

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Rochester Hills, Mich.

    High School:
    Detroit Country Day

    Height:
    5-4



    2008: Raced in three meets ... Placed 46th overall at the 4K Depaul Invitational in 17:12.68 (8/29) ... Crossed in 22:11.64 at the Great American Legends meet (9/5) ... Finished 20th at the Mississippi State 5K with a season-best time of 22:07 (9/20) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007: Personal-best time and 17th-place finish came at the Forester Invitational (9/22) with a 20:18 ... Ran a 21:28 in only other 5K meet of the year ... At UIC Home Opener, placed 37th overall with a time of 12:50 in the two-mile race ... 6K personal-best time came at Bradley Classic (10/12) in 24:11 ... Finished the Big Ten Championships in 25:04 ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006: Played on the soccer team ... Did not see match action.

    2005: Competed in five of the six races for Northwestern in her first season ... Had her best time in a 6K of the season with a time of 23:50 in the Pre-National Invitational (10/15) ... Had her best finish at the 5K Midwest Collegiate (9/17) with a 16th place finish-third among NU runners-with a time of 19:04 to help NU finish first among the 19 teams in the meet ... Placed 84th at the Big Ten Championships (10/30) with a time of 24:32 ... Tied for 83rd at the 5K Sean Earl Invitational with a time of 19:13 ... Recorded a time of 23:56 at the 6K Roy Griak Invitational (9/24).

    High School: Four-year letterwinner ... Four-time all-area, all-county, all-region and all-state ... Four-time Detroit All-Metro ... Recorded four top-10 finishes at state cross country championships ... Helped team to two state championship appearances ... Cross country coaches were Julie Winter and April Likhite ... Also lettered four times in soccer and three times in track ... In track, all-area, all-region and all-county in 2004 ... Helped Yellowjackets to 2004 regional championship ... Earned all-state in the two mile in 2003 ... In soccer, all-state "Dream Team" as a junior ... Three-time all-district and all-region ... Two-time all-area and all-county ... Team won 2004 state championship and 2003 district title ... Summa cum laude and magna cum laude ... Academic All-State in cross country and track ... Student council member.

    Personal: Born Megan Elizabeth Young ... Daughter of Susan and Douglas Young ... Cousin, Kevin Whitman, pitched for the Nebraska-Omaha baseball team ... Double major in economics and industrial engineering.