Meropi Panagiotou
Meropi  Panagiotou

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Nicosia, Cyprus

High School:
Koutsofta-Panayide

Event:
Cross Country/Distance



07/23/2015

Track and Field Earns Coaches Association Academic Honors

The Crimson Tide women earned All-Academic Team accolades while 17 men and women earned individual All-Academic honors

06/30/2015

107 Alabama Students Earn Place on SEC Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide rowing team led the way with 26 honors while the men's and women's track and field teams added 19 and 18, respectively.

06/03/2015

26 Track & Field Athletes, 4 Relays, Rank In SEC's Top 10 in 26 Events

Quanesha Burks and Remona Burchell top the SEC rankings with conference-leading performances.

05/30/2015

Track and Field Qualifies 4 Individuals and 3 Relays to NCAA Championships on Day Three of East Regionals

The Crimson Tide qualified 17 - 8 women and 9 men - to the NCAA Championships over the three days of the NCAA East Preliminary

05/28/2015

Track and Field Advances Six to Quarterfinals on Day One of NCAA East Regionals

The Crimson Tide competed in 11 events on day one of three in Jacksonville, Fla.

Accolades

• All-NCAA South Region, 2013 Cross Country

Junior (2014-15)
Outdoor Season
Clocked a time of 4:26.36 in the 1,500 meters to win the event at the LSU Invitational … posted a time of 16:29.13 in the Open Section C of the 5,000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays, finishing third in the event ... ran 2:12.97 in the 800 meters at the Crimson Tide Invitational to finish ninth ... finished second in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:27.14 at the Alabama Relays.

Indoor Season

Took fifth place in the mile with a time of 4:59.11 at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational ... ran the mile in 4:57.75 to finish 10th at the Vanderbilt Invitational ... finished 11th in the 800-meter dash with a time of 2:17.82 at the Auburn Invitational.


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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