Annie Meeder
Annie Meeder
Height: 5-7
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Paso Robles, CA
High School: Paso Robles HS
Events: Distance
Experience: XC

2018-19 -- Cross Country: Helped the Mustangs win the Big West title on Oct. 27, completing Brea’s Carbon Canyon Park 6k course in 22:38.7 ... came in 18th place individually at the Conference Championship, as Cal Poly claimed the trophy with a score of 33 points ... advanced in the postseason to the NCAA Western Regional meet in Sacramento, where she took 95th on Nov. 9, via 21:35.2 ... began the fall with a pair of 5k events, finishing 19th (in 18:23.6) at Cal State Fullerton’s Covert Classic on Sept. 1, prior to earning 14th (at 17:45.9) at the Lagoon Open around UC Santa Barbara Sept. 15 ... regular season also included two additional 6k meets, as she came in 56th at the Stanford Invitational on Sept. 29 (via 22:33.4) and then 185th overall at the Wisconsin Pre-Nationals in Madison on Oct. 13 (22:42.2) ... also made the Big West All-Academic Team.

2017-18 -- Track: Redshirted ... earned a spot on the Big West Conference Commissioner’s Highest Honor Roll for academics. Cross Country: Earned 21st place at the Big West Championships as a true freshman, finishing UC Riverside’s 6k Ag./Ops. Course in 21:39.1, as the Mustangs almost won the conference title, taking second place with 47 points ... began the fall taking 12th place at UCSB’s Lagoon Open on Sept. 2, with a 5k performance of 18:55.14 as Cal Poly won the Blue-Green Rivalry meet 22-37 ... added a 69th-place 6k of 20:51.3 at Oregon’s Dellinger Invitational on Sept. 29 ... academically, earned Big West Commissioner’s Highest Honors.

Prep -- As a senior for Paso Robles High School, finished 14th at the 2016 CIF Division 3 State Cross Country Championship, with a 5k time of 18:21.5 ... also was fourth at the 2016 Stanford Invitational, in 18:02.5 ... in track season, ran the 3,200 meters in a school-record 10:29.03 to take seventh place at the 2017 Southern Section Masters Meet before going on to finish 14th at the overall state championships ... her 1,600m PR (another school record), 4:59.46, earned second place at the 2017 West Coast Relays en route to a third-place finish at the section D2 championships ... won Pac-8 League titles in both track distances as a senior ... ran for a Bearcat squad coached by former Cal Poly All-American Ivan Huff ... was an honors student every semester, and participated in Adventure Club, International Club, Field Studies Collaborative, Wilderness Club, and Geo Club.

Personal -- Also visited Saint Mary’s and UCSB; chose Cal Poly because “out of every school, it just made sense” ... majors in Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences, and aspires to be a part-time professor and assistant distance coach.