UND Roster

2014-15 Track and Field Roster

Megan Yanik

Sprints/Hurdles


Class Senior
Hometown Plymouth, MI
High School Ladywood
Bio

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 16 indoor & outdoor track & field meets … ran for the Irish at the NCAA East Preliminary Round and the NCAA Championships in the 400m hurdles and as a member of the 4x400m relay team… named second team All-American after 4x400m relay team placed 11th (3:35.85) at the NCAA Indoor Championships … earned honorable mention All-America honors at the NCAA Outdoor Championships after placing 19th in the 400m hurdles (59.56) and 4x400m relay (3:38.22) … placed second in the 400m hurdles (58.65) and helped the 4x400m relay team (3:37.15) claim first at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships to earn all-BIG EAST accolades … at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships achieved personal best in the 500m (1:13.06) in the prelims and followed it up with a third place finish in the finals (1:13.34) to earn all-BIG EAST honors … in same meet helped the 4x400m relay team finished first to claim all-BIG EAST honors … finished second at the Drake Relays as part of the 4x400m relay team (3:34.39) … finished first in the 400m hurdles (59.25) and first on the 4x400m relay team (3:42.97) at the Polytan Invitational … at the Louisville Border Battle brought in two more first place finishes in the 400m hurdles (59.60) and on the 4×400 relay (3:38.57) … another first place finish in the 400m hurdles (59.64) came at the Stanford Invitational along with a second place finish by the 4x400m relay team (3:37.84) … at the Victor Lopez Rice Bayou Classic recorded two more first place finishes in the 400m hurdles (59.06) and the 4x400m relay (3:35.06) … at the Alex Wilson Invitational the relay team finished fourth (3:34.67) … at the Meyo Invitational placed first in the 500m (1:13.32) and second with the 4x400m relay team (3:38.50) … ran personal best in the 600m (1:33.25) at the Indiana University Relays and finished second with the relay team (3:40.59) … third-place finisher in the 500m (1:13.54) dash and first on the 4x400m relay team (3:41.69) at the Notre Dame Invitational … at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open finished first in the 400m (56.61) dash and second in the 4x400m relay (3:44.41) … finished first in the 500m (1:13.06) and first on the 4x400m relay team (3:45.95) at the Blue & Gold Invitational indoor meet to start the year … named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team V Track & field/Cross Country second team … earned a place on the Dean[apos]s List for the fall 2012 semester … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … USTFCCCA All-Academic team selection (track & field) … earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in 12 indoor & outdoor track & field events for the Irish … participated at the NCAA East Preliminary Round and the NCAA Championships in the 400m hurdles and the 4x400m relay … qualified for the NCAAs in each event with an 11th place showing in the 400m hurdles (58.24) and an 18th place finish in the 4x400m relay (3:37.97) … finished fourth in the 400m hurdles (59.96) and third in the 4x400m relay (3:37.79) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, earning one all-BIG EAST scroll … was a first-place finisher at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle in the 400m hurdles (1:00.24) and in the 4x400m relay (3:40.56) … was a second-place finisher at the Victor Lopez Classic in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:39.67 and at the Polytan Invitational (3:40.73) … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in seven meets during the track & field season … ran the 400m hurdles at the NCAA East Regionals … won the 400m hurdles at the outdoor Louisville Cardinal Invitational and the Gina Relays in 59.34 and 1:00.41, respectively … finished sixth at the outdoor BIG EAST Championships in the 400m hurdles in 1:00.30 … helped 4x400m relay team place fifth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … won the 500m run and 4x400m relay at the indoor Blue & Gold Invitational in 1:15.70 and 3:53.88, respectively … earned a monogram.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in track & field … conference and regional champion all four years … state champion as a senior in the 100m and 300m hurdles … all-conference, all-city and all-state selection each season … three-time MVP … team captain as a senior … held school records in the 100m and 300m hurdles at the time of graduation … daughter of Greg and Marybeth Yanik … has two brothers … enrolled in the College of Science and is majoring in pre-professional studies with a supplementary major in Spanish.