Meropi Panagiotou
Meropi  Panagiotou

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nicosia, Cyprus

High School:
Koutsofta-Panayide

Event:
Cross Country/Distance



04/09/2016

Track & Field Claims Three Event Titles at Battle on the Bayou

Crimson Tide takes two field events on the men’s side and the 4x100 relay on the women’s

04/08/2016

Battle on the Bayou Up Next for Track & Field Teams

Crimson Tide heads down to Baton Rouge for an action-packed Saturday

04/02/2016

Numerous PRs and All-Time Top 10 Performances Highlight Alabama Track & Field's Friday

Crimson Tide athletes produce nine performances that rank on the school's all-time top 10 lists

03/30/2016

Track & Field Heads to Florida Relays and Stanford Invitational

Six distance runners will compete in Palo Alto while the rest of the athletes will make their way to Gainesville

03/24/2016

Track & Field Travels to Tallahassee for Florida State Relays

Crimson Tide hits the road for its first away meet of the 2016 outdoor season

Accolades

  • All-NCAA South Region, 2013 Cross Country

Senior

2016 Outdoor Season

Finished fourth in the 1,500 meters at the Alabama Relays with a time of 4:24.75.


2016 Indoor Season

Registered a time of 4:43.17 in the mile prelims at the SEC Championships to secure a spot in the final where she ran 4:45.43 to finish seventh … also ran a leg of the distance medley relay that finished fifth at the SEC Championships, clocking a time of 11:23.59 … clocked a mile time of 4:49.47 to finish 14th at the Iowa State Classic … finished third in the mile with a time of 4:50.74 at the Indiana Relays … clocked a time of 2:14.73 in the 800 meters to finish 15th and ran the mile in 4:55.88 to finish ninth at the Conference Clash … ran the 800 meters in 2:13.15 to finish sixth at the Commodore Indoor Invitational.


2015 Cross Country 
Ran a time of 21:17.09 to place 33rd at the NCAA South Regional meet ... Crossed the finish line in 41st place and scored 39 points with a time of 21:05.70 at the SEC Cross Country Championships ... Finished the Crimson Classic 5k in a time of 17:31.87 … ran 22:08.2 in the Cowboy Jamboree 6k to finish 18th overall … clocked a time of 18:10.51 in the Brooks Twilight Classic 5k.

Junior
2015 Outdoor Season
Ran a personal-best 4:20.35 in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA East Prelims…placed ninth in the 1,500 meters and 10th in the 5,000 meters at the SEC Championships…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.

2015 Indoor Season
Ran the lead leg for the distance medley relay team that finished third at the SEC Championships…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.

 
2014 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 

2014 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.

2014 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.

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) ... 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 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.

2013 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.

2012 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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