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Meropi Panagiotou
Meropi Panagiotou

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Nicosia, Cyprus

High School:
Koutsofta-Panayide

Event:
Cross Country/Distance



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

05/13/2014

Alabama Track and Field Competes At SEC Championships This Weekend

The Alabama track and field team travels to Lexington, Ky., this week for the 2014 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships slated for Thursday-Sunday, May 15-18.

Accolades
• All-NCAA South Region, 2013 Cross Country

Junior
2014 Cross Country
Ran an 18:24.84 5k at the Crimson Classic... Clocked a 21:55 6k at the Paul Short Invitational ... opened the season with a 5k time of 18:10.39 at the Asheville Cross Country Carnival.

Sophomore
2013 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 place) ... 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
2013 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 in the 4x800 meters with a time of 8:45.97 at the Drake Relays ... recorded a time of 4:28.42 in the 1,500 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold meet ... collected a time of 4:29.39 in the 1,500 meters at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... placed second with a time of 4:33.28 in the 1,500 meters at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... collected a fourth-place finish at the Alabama relays with a time of 4:32.82 in the 1500 meters.

2013 Indoor Season
Contributed to an eighth-place finish in the distance medley with a mark of 11:32.52 at the SEC Indoor Championships ... recorded a PR in the mile of 4:55.28 at the 2013 SEC Indoor Championships ... placed first in the mile with a time of 4:52.52 at the Mark Colligan Memorial meet ... recorded a 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 ... clocked a mile time at the Auburn Invitational of 4:57.36 while coming in fifth ... in the season-opening meet of the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener finished 15th in the mile with a time of 5:09.50.

2012 Cross Country
Finished 16th at the Crimson Classic on October 13 with a 5k time of 18:12.12 ... placed 58th at the Notre Dame Invitational on September 28 with a 5k time of 17:32 ... was 38th at the Commodore Classic on September 15 with a 6k time of 22:32.70 ... finished 58th at the NCAA South Regional with a season best 6k time of 21:26.1 ... finished 78th at the SEC Championships with a 6k time of 22:22.16.

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