Megan Geyen  
Megan Geyen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Watertown, Minn.

High School:
Watertown-Mayer HS

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
11/01/1991

Experience:
3 Letters


07/23/2014

Gophers Lead NCAA with 21 USTFCCCA Honorees

Minnesota has 21 All-Academic honorees, the most among NCAA Division I women's teams

06/16/2014

USTFCCCA Honors Stanford as All-American

The Gopher thrower finished 15th in the hammer throw at the national championships

06/12/2014

Gophers' Relay Finishes 19th at NCAAs

Markland, Waldvogel, Adderley and Geyen become Minnesota's first-ever 4x400m to compete at the NCAA championships

06/11/2014

Record-Breaking Relay Team Ready for NCAAs

Minnesota will compete in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA championships for the first time in program history

06/11/2014

Stanford Finishes 15th in NCAA Hammer Throw

The Gophers junior recorded a personal-best throw in Eugene, Ore.

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Career Highlights: Ranks second in the indoor 400m (54.41) and second in the outdoor 400m (53.62) in Gopher history • member of Minnesota program record-holding 4x400m relay team both indoors (3:36.67) and outdoors (3:34.71) • 2014 NCAA championships qualifier in the 4x400m relay • 2012, 2013 and 2014 NCAA West Preliminary competitor • two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2014 Season - Indoor: Named team captain • ran career-bests in 200m (25.22) and 400m (54.41) • finished indoor season as second-fastest Gopher 400m runner in program history with a 54.41 for fifth place at the Iowa State Classic • finished sixth in the 200m in career-best 25.22 at Jack Johnson Classic • anchored school-record 4x400m relay team that took third at the Big Ten championship in 3:36.67 • ran on second-fastest all-time Gopher 4x400m relay team that finished first at Bill Bergan Invite in 3:38.10 • ran 400m leg on Gophers' all-time fifth-best distance medley relay team that took second at Iowa State Classic (11:12.85) • ran 400m leg on fourth-place distance medley relay team at Big Tens (11:23.50).

2014 Season - Outdoor: Finished 19th in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA national championships in 3:37.08 • advanced to the NCAA national championships in the 4x400m relay after finishing 11th at the NCAA West Prelims in a Minnesota program record of 3:34.71 • finished 15th in the 4x100m relay with a season-best 44.91 and 41st in the 400m (55.14) at NCAA West Prelims • placed third in the 4x400m relay (3:35.07), fourth in the 400m in a career-best 53.62 and fifth in the 4x100m relay (45.56) at Big Ten Championships • ran the Gophers' six best 400m times of the season • ranks second among Gophers all-time in the 400m (53.26) • ran back-to-back program records in the 4x400m relay at Big Tens and NCAA West Prelims • won the 400m at UC San Diego (54.18) and Musco Twilight (54.32) • won the 4x100m relay (45.58) and the 4x400m relay (3:39.43) at UC San Diego • won the 4x100m relay at Spec Towns (45.29) • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.

2013 Season - Indoor: Ran a season-best time of 55.32 in the 400m at the Big Ten Championships, then the sixth-best time in Minnesota history • led off the fourth-place 4x400m relay that ran the school's then second-best all-time race in 3:40.99 • 4x400m relay finished second at the Iowa State Classic (3:42.63) • raced the 200m at the Meyo Invitational (25.25).

2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished 17th in the 400m at the NCAA West Preliminary Round (53.81) • Big Ten runner-up in the 400m in 53.91 • in 400m prelims, posted the second-fastest time in school history (53.72) • won the 400m at the Viking Classic • a member of the Gophers' 4x400m relay • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed at the Big Ten Championships, running the open 400m in then the ninth-best time in school history (56.08) • also competed in the 4x400m relay and distance medley relay at the Big Ten Championships • placed fifth at the Iowa State Classic in the 400m (56.55) • ran her best time in the 200m (25.74) at the Holiday Inn Invitational.

2012 Season - Outdoor: Led off the Gophers' 4x400m relay at the NCAA West Preliminary Round • led off the 4x400m relay that finished seventh at the Big Ten Championships with the fourth-best time in Minnesota history • ran the school's fifth-best 400m time in the Big Ten prelims (54.60) • finished second in the 400m at the Arkansas Invitational (54.67) • part of second-place 4x400m teams at the Bulldog Invitational and Arkansas Invitational, and the third-place relay at the Steve Scott Invitational.

2011 Season - Indoor: Competed in the 60m at the Minnesota Open and placed ninth (8.12) • ran an 8.13 at the Jack Johnson Classic • ran at the Iowa State Classic in the 200m and finished in 25.96 • ran a 27.10 at the Jack Johnson Classic.

2011 Season - Outdoor: Placed first and ran a season-best time of 56.63 in the 400m at the Macalester Invite • ran a 56.69 at the Big Ten Championships in the 400m • took first with a time of 56.74 at the Tommie Twilight • competed at the Tommie Twilight in the 200m and finished third (25.43) • competed in the Musco Twilight and finished seventh (25.81) in the 200m • won the 200m at the Macalester Rider Invitational with a time of 25.55.

2010 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2009 Watertown-Mayer graduate • high school coach was Dan Hanson • Minnesota Class A state champion in 2006 in the 100m, 200m and 400m • state champion in 2007 in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay • helped team claim state title as a sophomore • all-conference in the 100m and 200m in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009; the 400m in 2006; the 4x100m relay in 2007; and high jump in 2009 • all-state in 2006 and 2007 • All-American in 2005, 2006 and 2007 • set school records in the 100m, 200m, 400m, and 4x100m relay • lettered in track (4), swimming (5), and gymnastics (5) • received Academic Achievement Award.

Personal: Born November 1, 1991 • daughter of Tim and Lois Geyen • has two older siblings, Tyler and Sarah • enjoys biking, rollerblading, and long boarding • studying applied kinesiology in graduate school.

Geyen's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
60m 8.12 Minnesota Open (1/15/11)
200m 25.22 Jack Johnson (1/24-25/14)
400m 54.41 (AT-2nd) Iowa State Classic (2/14-15/14)
Geyen's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
200m 24.63 Arkansas Invite (3/31/12)
400m 53.62 (AT-2nd) Big Ten Championships (5/18/14)