Megan Girmscheid
Megan Girmscheid
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grayslake, Ill.
High School: Grayslake Central

PERSONAL-BEST 6K - 22:13.99 - UAA Championships -- 11-3-19

--One-time Midwest All-Region (2018-30th)

2019-20: Helped the Bears to their sixth-straight UAA title with third-place finish with a time of 22:13.99 ... Earned All-Region honors with a time of 22:41.6 at the NCAA Midwest Regional (Nov. 16) ... Competed in six 6k races this season ... Academic All-UAA .

2018-19: Ran as a member of the Bears' NCAA Division III National Champion lineup, placing 112th of 279 runners with a season-best time of 22:38.3 ... Ran to All-Region honors at the Midwest Regional Championship, placing 30th with a time of 22:47.6 ... Placed 18th of 79 runners at the UAA Championships on Oct. 28 with a 6K time of 22:49.1 ... Competed in seven of eight meets on the year, including all five 6K courses ... Academic all-UAA ... Earned USTFCCCA NCAA DIII All-Academic honors.

2017-18: Ran to a season-best 23:46.31 at the Millikin Classic on Sept. 29.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track & field while also serving as team captain at Grayslake Central High School … Member of the Regional Champions in her junior season that took ninth in states and fifth in states her senior year … All-Conference freshman through senior seasons while earning All-County in her junior and senior year as well as All-Regional during her junior campaign … Recipient of multiple academic honors including: ITCCCA Scholarship, Dorothe Jane Collins Scholarship, Grayslake Exchange Club Scholarship, National AP Scholar, Class Valedictorian and High Honor Roll.

PERSONAL: Majoring in psychology and math … Daughter of Tim and Ginny.