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Craig Meekins

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baldwin, N.Y.

High School:
Chaminade

Event:
Middle Distance

Experience:
3-I / 3-O

Team Captain:
Indoor

Meekins's Career-Best Marks:
500m (I) - 1:05.54
800m (I) - 1:50.95
400m (O) - 49.75
800m (O) - 1:49.59

Career Honors:
• All-East (Indoor: 800m - 2007; Outdoor: 4x400m - 2007)
• First-Team All-Patriot League (Indoor: 4x400m - 2006-07; Outdoor - 4x400m)
• Second-Team All-Patriot League (Indoor: 800m - 2005 & `07, 4x800m - 2007; Outdoor: 800m - 2007, 4x800m - 2007)
• Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2005)
• Patriot League Track Athlete of the Week (Jan. 10, 2006)

In Navy's Record Books:
• 800m - Indoor (1:50.95 - 7th, 1:50.98 - 8th, 1:51.48 - 10th, 1:51.48 - 10th)
• 4x400m - Indoor (3:12.07 - 1st, 3:13.71 - 3rd)
• 800m - Outdoor (1:49.59 - 8th)
• 4x400m - Outdoor (3:09.48 - 3rd, 3:09.71 - 4th, 3:10.60 - 10th)
• 4x800m - Outdoor (7:28.06 - 1st)

2006-07:
Competed in the 400-meter, 500-meter and 800-meter events during his junior campaign ... won the 800-meter run once during both the indoor and outdoor Star Meets against Army ... recorded nine top-three individual performances on the year ... finished second in the 800-meter run at the Patriot League Indoor and Outdoor Championships ... qualified for the IC4A Championship in the 800-meter run during both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... placed fifth at the indoor IC4A meet with a time of 1:50.98 ... advanced to the NCAA East Region Championship in the 800-meter run ... member of school-record 4x400-meter indoor relay at the Iowa State Classic ... helped on school-record 4x800-meter outdoor relay at the league championship.

2005-06:
Placed second at the Patriot League Indoor Championship with a time of 1:54.84 in the 800-meter run ... one week prior at the Iowa State Classic, he registered a season-best time of 1:50.95 ... won the event three times during the indoor slate ... completed the outdoor 800-meter run in 1:52.26 at Army ... produced a 1:52.53 showing at the LSU Alumni Gold one week later ... also won the 500-meter run on one occasion, posting a 1:05.54 effort in Navy's Three-Team Meet.

2004-05:
Crossed the finish line in 1:55.31 in the 800-meter run at the league indoor championship ... placed first against James Madison in the indoor 500 meters ... second-place finishes in the indoor 500 meters and outdoor 800 meters ... owned Navy's second-best time in the indoor 800 meters ... raced to a 1:52.11 time at the Iowa State Classic ... season-best outdoor 800 meters effort came against Army, a 1:52.37 time.

High School:
Attended Chaminade High School ... earned two letters in track and one in cross country ... won the New York City Catholic Championship in the 800 meters, 4x400-meter relay and the 4x800-meter relay ... named an All-American in the 800 meters and as a member of his school's sprint medley relay team during his senior year ... served as team captain and was named MVP during his senior season.

Personal:
Son of Dennis and Patricia Meekins ... born March 11, 1986, in Mineola, N.Y. ... majoring in international relations.

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