MISCELLANEOUS: Solid contributor in the short sprints ... runs hard and with good technique ... holds the eighth-fastest 60m time in Academy history ... coming off a productive sophomore season ... primed for a "break-out" campaign this year.
2005: Ran the 60- and 200-meter sprints indoors ... best time in the 60m (7.86 seconds) garnered fifth-place ribbon at the Black Knight Invitational ... placed fourth against Navy (7.90) ... took sixth at Patriots (8.03) ... was third versus Navy in the 200m (25.99) ... best indoor time in the 200m (25.92) came at the Penn State Invitational ... concentrated on the 100m and 200m during outdoor campaign ... generated personal-best clocking in the 100m dash (12.30) versus Navy ... placed runner-up at Patriots with a time of 12.42 ... won the 200m at the Dick Shea Open (26.09) ... captured bronze medal at Patriots with a personal-best clocking of 25.26 ... time lists seventh on Army's all-time ledger.
2004: Made her mark on the Army record books, placing in the Top 10 on a pair of Academy lists ... established the eighth-fastest time in the 60-meter dash, running the race in a personal-best time of 7.84, and placing second versus Navy indoors ... notched the then-sixth-best time in the 200-meters at that same meet, clocking a time of 25.36 ... had eight top-seven finishes in the 60m ... won the event at the Crowell Open (7.98) ... was second at the Patriot League Indoor Championships (7.82) ... finished in the top-three places six times in the 200m ... took first at the Crowell Open (26.53) ... was third at the Black Knight Invitational (26.18) ... captured second-place at the Army Invitational ... notched a second-place finish at the Patriot League Indoor Championships (25.43) ... ran the 100- and 200-meter events during the outdoor season ... qualified for and placed eighth in the 100m at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships ... had three top-seven showings in three races in the 200m.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Emmaus High School in 2003 ... earned four varsity letters in track and field ... served as team captain senior year ... led 4x100m relay team to a second-place finish at Texas state meet in 2002 ... placed seventh in Pennsylvania in the 100m and 200m in 2003 ... member of the cheerleading team for three years.
PERSONAL: Meghan Venable-Thomas ... born March 21, 1985 ... daughter of Steven and Valerie Thomas ... enjoys singing and dancing ... majoring in Spanish and Chinese languages.