Cross Country

Meghan Yi  
Meghan Yi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ellicott City, Md.

High School:
River Hill

Height:
5-5½

Birthdate:
09/03/1990


BEFORE SIENA: Earned four varsity letters in cross country and outdoor track at River Hill...Earned three letters in indoor track...2007 Maryland 2A Team State Champions...2005 Howard County Team Champions...2008 River Hill Scholar Athlete of the Year...Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, Columbia Flier/Howard County Times, runningmaryland.com Cross Country All-County First Team Selection...Maryland Scholar Athlete Award...Maryland Minds in Motion Award...River Hill High School Golden Hawk Award...River Hill High School Outdoor Track Most Outstanding Performer Award (2005, 2006, 2007)...Howard County Striders David Tripp Scholar Athlete Award (2008)...Rotary Club of Columbia Robert Davidson Scholar Athlete Runner-Up (2008).

PERSONAL: Born September 3, 1990...Daughter of Thomas and Helen Yi...Older brother Paul graduated from Boston University and is currently attending its medical program...Has a younger sister named Angelica.

BEST TIME IN HIGH SCHOOL: 5:34 1600m; 11:58 3200; 19:32 3 miles; 21:07 5k

COLLEGIATE 6K XC PR: 24:38

COLLEGIATE 5,000M PR: 19:42

Getting to know Meghan Yi
Favorite place to run from/near Siena: The Cemetery
Favorite book: TWILIGHT
Favorite movie: High School Musical
Favorite TV show: Glee
Favorite TV show growing up: Boy Meets World and Hey Arnold!
Favorite food: Honey Bunches of Oats
The funniest person on the team is: Brendan
My proudest sports moment is: Winning 2A Maryland Team State Championships my senior year of high school and finally breaking 20 minutes in the 5K!
My favorite class at Siena is: Biochemistry
My favorite thing about Siena is: The caring, kind faculty and staff, from professors to the housekeeping staff
Career Plans: I would like to make the world a better place, perhaps by going into pediatric sports medicine
I chose Siena because: of its excellent medical program that emphasizes service, the opportunity to run in college, and its Catholic Franciscan tradition
In my spare time, I like to: play with my puppy Jonas, swim, sing, play guitar, sleep, and talk about Zac Efron

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