Track & Field
Meredith Jaworek - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Previous School Xavier
  • High school Turpin

2008-09 (Sophomore): Cross Country – Ran three meets for the Wildcats this season … Best finish was at Iona Meet of Champions completing the 6K course in 25:23.

Previous College (Xavier University): Cross Country – Competed in six meets in her first year … Ran ninth-best 6K time on team at Pepperdine Invitational clocking in at 22:50.53 … Placed 83rd overall at Atlantic 10 Championships with a time of 21:13. Indoor – Set a personal best mile time of 5:36.85 at Golden Flash Gala … Established personal best 800m run clip of 2:42.35 at Gladstein Invite. Outdoor – Posted personal record time of 5:23.97 in the 1500m run at Early Bird Relays … Notched 5000m run time of 20:11.93 at Southern Ohio Cup – a personal best … Coached by Steve Nester.

High School: A four-year member of her high school track and cross country squads … Finished in the top 25 twice at the state cross country championships: ninth as a sophomore and 23rd as a senior … Two-time conference runner of the year, three-time MVP and two-time captain on cross country squad … Teams finished in the top 10 at state championships three times and won three league titles during her career … Coached by Melissa Siemers and Jim Gossett … Competed in indoor soccer all four years of high school … On the swimming team as a sophomore and basketball team as a freshman … On academic honor roll all four years … Member of Sculpture and Art Club, Key Club and was a peer counselor for younger students.

Personal: Full name is Meredith Margaret Jaworek … Born in Buffalo, N.Y. on Sept. 18, 1989 … Parents are Gary and Joanne Jaworek … Has four siblings: brother Tommy (23), twin sisters Jacqueline (21) and Olivia (21) and sister Jillian (16) … Major is nursing.

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