Megan Geyen  
Megan Geyen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Watertown, Minn.

High School:
Watertown-Mayer HS

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
11/01/1991


04/22/2014

Gophers to Split Squad at Five Meets

Minnesota is split at Hamline, Drake, Grand View, UC San Diego and Macalester this week

04/17/2014

Gophers Set for Carleton Relays

Minnesota's mid-distance runners make up the majority of the Gophers competing this weekend

04/13/2014

Gophers Win Four Titles in Georgia

Minnesota won the 4x100m, 1,500m, 400m hurdles and 3,000m steeplechase at the Spec Towns Invite

04/04/2014

Gophers Win South Florida Collegiate

Minnesota outscored second-place Kennesaw State, 205-192

04/01/2014

Gophers Head to Florida, California

Minnesota competes at the USF Collegiate and the Stanford Invitational this week

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Career Highlights: In school history, ranks sixth (55.32) in the indoor and second (53.72) in the outdoor 400m • 2012 and 2013 NCAA West Preliminary competitor.

2014 Season: Named team captain.

2013 Season - Indoor: Ran a personal record time of 55.32 in the 400m at the Big Ten Championships, the sixth-best time in Minnesota history • led off the fourth-place 4x400m relay that ran the school's 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). 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 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. 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 a 8.13 at the Jack Johnson Classic • ran at the Iowa State Classic in the 200m and finished in 25.96 • ran a 22.10 at the Jack Johnson Classic. 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 • intends to major in biology • daughter of Tim and Lois Geyen • has two older siblings, Tyler and Sarah • enjoys biking, rollerblading, and long boarding.

CAREER BESTS
Event Time (All-Time Rank)
Meet
400m, Indoor 55.32 (6th) Big Ten (2/22/13)
400m, Outdoor 53.72 (2nd) Big Ten (5/11/13)