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Meropi Panagiotou
Meropi Panagiotou

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Nicosia, Cyprus

High School:
Koutsofta-Panayide

Event:
Cross Country/Distance



10/31/2014

Cross Country Teams Post Impressive Finishes at SEC Cross Country Championships

Crimson Tide women post highest team finish (3rd) since 1994; Tide men improve 5 spots in team standings to place 6th.

10/17/2014

Women's Cross Country Team Captures 4th Consecutive Crimson Classic Title; Men Finish Ninth

The Crimson Tide women were paced by junior Katelyn Greenleaf, who finished fourth in the women's 5k race

09/26/2014

Track & Field Team Commemorates 2013-14 Accomplishments

Airola, Stover, Reed and Ives named team captains for 2014-15 season.

07/10/2014

99 Alabama Student-Athletes Named to SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide was one of three schools with 95 or more honorees

05/18/2014

Malcolm Wins Women's 800 Title on Final Day of SEC Championships

Yanique Malcolm won the women's 800 with a personal-best time of 2:03.28

Accolades

• All-NCAA South Region, 2013 Cross Country

Junior (2014-15)

Cross Country

Ran a season-best 21:03.5 in the 6k with a 63rd-place finish at the NCAA South Regional ... finished the SEC Championship 6k in a time of 22:04.4 ... ran an 18:24.84 5k at the Crimson Classic ... clocked a 21:55 6k at the Paul Short Invitational ... opened her season with a 5k time of 18:10.39 at the Asheville Cross Country Carnival.

Sophomore (2013-14)

Outdoor Season

Finished 11th in the 5,000 meters at the SEC Championships with a time of 16:49.43 ... also ran the 1,500 meters at the SEC Championships in a time of 4:29.98 ... finished fifth in the 800 meters (2:12.78) and sixth in the mile (4:53.80) at the Jace Lacoste Invitational ... clocked a time of 4:27.57 in the 1,500 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays ... placed third in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:26.70 at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash ... finished runner-up in the 1,500 meters at the Crimson Tide Invitational with a time of 4:27.25 ... placed fourth in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:29.59 at the Alabama Relays ... also served on the distance medley relay team that won the event with a time of 11:47.04 at the Alabama Relays.

Indoor Season

Recorded a time of 4:50.89 in the prelim of the mile at the SEC Championships ... also served on the distance medley relay team that finished eighth with a time of 11:37.76 at the SEC Championships ... ran a personal best time of 4:49.68 to finish seventh in the mile at the Tyson Invitational ... clocked a 4:54.44 in the mile at the Rod McCravy Memorial, finishing tenth ... placed fourth in the 3,000 meters at the Auburn Invitational with a time of 9:40.52.

Cross Country

Finished in the top 20 at the NCAA South Region (19th) with a 6k time of 20:43.88, earning all-Region honors while helping lead the Tide to its highest team finish in 27 years (third) ... placed 27th at the SEC Championships, running the 6k at 21:26.21 ... clocked a 22:24 at the Paul Short Invitational and finished 170th in the 6k run ... ran a 4k time of 14:29.55 at the Iowa Invitational en route to finishing 10th ... finished first at the Samford Dual with a 2+ mile time of 11:22.76.

Freshman (2012-13)

Outdoor Season

Finished 10th at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the 1,500 meters, running a season-best time of 4:23.28 to qualify for the finals ... contributed to a sixth-place finish at the Drake Relays in the 4x800 meters (8:45.97) ... recorded a time of 4:28.42 in the 1,500 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold meet ... posted a 4:29.39 in the 1,500 at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... placed second with a time of 4:33.28 in the 1,500 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... posted a fourth-place finish at the Alabama Relays with a time of 4:32.82 in the 1,500 meters.

Indoor Season

Contributed to an eighth-place finish in the distance medley at the SEC Indoor Championships (11:32.52) ... recorded a personal best in the mile (4:55.28) at the 2013 SEC Indoor Championships ... won the mile at the Mark Colligan Memorial (4:52.52) ... recorded an 800-meter time of 2:13.82 at the Indiana Relays, finishing 10th ... won the Indiana Relays mile in a time of 4:55.39 ... placed fifth in the mile at the Auburn Invitational (4:57.36) ... finished 15th in the mile at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener, with a time of 5:09.50.

Cross Country

Finished 16th at the Crimson Classic with a 5k time of 18:12.12 ... competed at the Notre Dame Invitational with a 5k time of 17:32 and at the Commodore Classic (6k time of 22:32.70) ... qualified for the NCAA South Regional, where she ran a season-best 6k time of 21:26.1 ... also was an SEC Championships qualifier, logging a 6k time of 22:22.16.

Prep and Personal

Took top honors in the 800 and 1,500 meters at both the 2011 Cyprus National Championships and Under-19 National Championships ... also won the junior national championship in the 3,000 meters ... placed 10th in the 1,500 meters at the 2011 IAAF World Youth Championships ... won bronze medal in the 1,500 at the 2011 European Youth Olympic Festival ... also claimed third in the 1,500 meters at the 2011 Commonwealth Games ... competed in the 2012 World Junior Championships and recorded time of 4:25.10 in the 1,500 meters ... daughter of Lenos Panagiotou and Georgia Sofroniou ... born Dec. 1, 1994, in Nicosia, Cyprus.

     
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