Gillian Meeks
Gillian Meeks
Year: Senior
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Gunn
Position: Distance
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology

Career Bests:
1500m - 4:36.00
Mile - 5:02.35
3000m - 9:43.15
5000m - 16:37.53
10000m - 34.59.33

2018-19
First Team All-Ivy Selection… Ended her season with a new career best in the 200m with 24.00 and finished 1st at the Ivy League Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 4-5) … Set a new career best in 60m with 8.03 at the Boston University / Sharon Colyear Danville Season Opener (Dec 1).

2017-18
Took seventh at the Ivy League Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a career-best 35:49.95 in the 10000m (May 5-6) … Finished the 5000m at the Penn Relays with a career-high time of 16:54.92 (Apr. 26-28) … Ran a career-best 4:36.00 in the 1500m for eighth at the Wake Forest Outdoor Opener (Mar. 24) … Finished the 3000m with a career-high time of 9:43.15 at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational (Feb. 9-10).

2016-17
Had her best mile race in the Columbia East-West Challenge with a time of 5:02.35 ... Also ran the 3000m with her best time coming at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational, with a time of 9:56.85.

Before Harvard
1600m - 4:50.44
3000m - 9:50.30
Cross Country - California Division 3 State Champion; Nike Cross Nationals Individual Qualifier

“Gillian had a breakout spring ending her high school career with an impressive fourth-place finish in the 1600m at the California State Meet. She has awesome range and will be a consistent presence in cross country and track.” - Coach Wales-Dinan