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Megan Chojnacki
 Megan Chojnacki

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waukesha, Wis.

High School:
Waukesha South H.S.

Height:
5-3

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
12/05/1986

2008 Cross Country (Senior): Ran in all five races of the season...placed 17th at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational on Sept. 12...26th at the Lobo Invitational and 28th at the Kachina Classic...80th at the Bill Dellinger Invitational...70th at C-USA Championships.

2008 (Sophomore): Indoor:
Finished ninth in the 3,000m at the Texas Tech Invitational (10.54)...11th at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (10:54.84)...26th at the C-USA Championships (10:48.17)...finished 16th in the mile at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (5.23.66). Outdoor: Placed sixth in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 12:17.55...10th at conference (12:14.43)....finished eighth in the 3,000m at the Springtime Invitational (11:10.15)...clocked in at 5:34.81 in the 1,500 meter run at the Don Kirby Invitational on May 3. Cross Country (2007-Junior): Participated in three of five meets of the season...completed the Lobo Invitational in 20:13 for a 22nd place...was 18th at the Lori Fitzgerald (21:05)...64th at the C-USA Championships on Oct. 27 with a time of 21:14.

2007 (Freshman): Indoor:
Placed fourth in the mile run at the Lobo Invitational ... 22nd in the mile at the Husker Invite and 38th at the Tyson Invite ... finished 26th in the 3,000-meter run at the C-USA Championships. Outdoor: Champion in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Don Kirby Memorial Invitational ... finished second in the 1,500-meter run at the UTEP Invite ... third at both the Springtime Invitational and the NMSU Spring Classic in the 3,000m ... placed eighth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and 15th in the 5,000-meter run at the conference championship meet. Cross Country (2006-Sophomore): Competed in six meets during the season ... placed 66th at the C-USA Championships on Oct. 28 ... took 16th at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational on Sept. 15.

2006 (Freshman): Indoor:
Redshirted. Outdoor: Redshirted. Cross Country (2005): Ran at all six cross country competitions during the season ... took 61st at the C-USA Championships ... finished 16th at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational and 18th at the Kachina Classic.

Before UTEP: Lettered four times in track and three times in cross country at Waukesha South for coach Eric Lehmann ... participated in the Wisconsin State Championships three times ... four-time All-Conference in track ... senior captain ... two-time conference champion in track ... earned All-Conference honors three times in cross country ... qualified for the state championships in cross country as a senior ... cross country team MVP as a senior ... two-year captain in cross country ... holds a black belt in Taekwan Do ... earned an academic letter ... graduated with high honors ... member of both the National Honors Society and the National Spanish Honors Society.

Personal: Full name is Megan Lynn Chojnacki ... majoring in multidisciplinary studies and nursing ... daughter of Dave and Christa Chojnacki ... has one sister (Nadine) ... born Dec. 5, 1986, in West Allis, Wis.

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