Sarah Meinelt
Sarah Meinelt
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Topsfield, Mass.
High School: Masconomet Regional
Position: Mid Distance

2012: Ran in the 400, 500, 800, 1,000, 1,500, one-mile, 4x400 relay, 4x800 relay and 4,000 distance medley relay…set a season-best time in the 400 (1:02.87) at the Brown Springtime Open (April 29)… posted career-best times in the 500 (1:20.72) at the Sorlien Invitational (Jan. 13), 800 (2:16.22) at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (Jan. 27), 1,000 (3:04.17) versus Maine (Feb. 4), 1,500 (4:49.87) at the Tiger Classic (April 6) and one-mile (5:18.44) at the Alden Invitational (Dec. 3)…earned second team All-Patriot League honors for second place finishes as member of the 4,000 distance medley relay team at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (12:02.32) and as a member of the 4x800 relay team at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (9:00.43)…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Competed in the 400, 600, 800, 4x400 and triple jump…part of the fourth place 4x400 meter relay team at Brown Alden Invitational (Dec. 4)…recorded a season-best triple jump distance of 11.00 meters at the New England Indoor Championship (Feb. 25)…ran a season-best time of 2:21.01 in the 800 at the Brown Springtime Open (May 1)…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Placed 15th in the 400 with a time of 1:02.81 at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity track and field team at Masconomet Regional H.S...team captain in 2008...named Salem Evening News outdoor track All-Star in 2008 and 2009...also four-year  member of the varsity gymnastics team...team captain junior and senior year...recieved Coach’s Award in 2008...2009 Massachusetts Senior National gymnastics team qualifier...individual state meet qualifier all four years...one-year member of the cross country team...member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Walter and Kathryn Meinelt...has three brothers (Tom, Steve and John)...majoring in Economics and Accounting.

 

Meinelt's Top Performances

Event Time/Dist. Meet (Date)
400m 1:02.81 Patriot League Outdoor Championship (4/30/2010)
500m 1:20.72 Sorlien Invitational (1/13/2012)
600m 1:44.80 Alden Invitational (12/4/2010)
800m 2:16.22 Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/27/2012)
1,000m 3:04.17 Maine (2/4/2012)
1,500m 4:49.87 Tiger Classic (4/6/2012)
1 Mile 5:18.44 Alden Invitational (12/3/2011)
Triple Jump 11.00m Alden Invitational (12/4/2010)