Sarah Meinelt
Sarah Meinelt
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Topsfield, Mass.
High School: Masconomet Regional
Position: Mid Distance

2012: Ran in the 400, 500, 800, 1,000, 1,500, one-mile, 4x400 relay, 4x800 relay and 4,000 distance medley relay…set a season-best time in the 400 (1:02.87) at the Brown Springtime Open (April 29)… posted career-best times in the 500 (1:20.72) at the Sorlien Invitational (Jan. 13), 800 (2:16.22) at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (Jan. 27), 1,000 (3:04.17) versus Maine (Feb. 4), 1,500 (4:49.87) at the Tiger Classic (April 6) and one-mile (5:18.44) at the Alden Invitational (Dec. 3)…earned second team All-Patriot League honors for second place finishes as member of the 4,000 distance medley relay team at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (12:02.32) and as a member of the 4x800 relay team at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (9:00.43)…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Competed in the 400, 600, 800, 4x400 and triple jump…part of the fourth place 4x400 meter relay team at Brown Alden Invitational (Dec. 4)…recorded a season-best triple jump distance of 11.00 meters at the New England Indoor Championship (Feb. 25)…ran a season-best time of 2:21.01 in the 800 at the Brown Springtime Open (May 1)…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Placed 15th in the 400 with a time of 1:02.81 at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity track and field team at Masconomet Regional captain in 2008...named Salem Evening News outdoor track All-Star in 2008 and 2009...also four-year  member of the varsity gymnastics captain junior and senior year...recieved Coach’s Award in 2008...2009 Massachusetts Senior National gymnastics team qualifier...individual state meet qualifier all four member of the cross country team...member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Walter and Kathryn Meinelt...has three brothers (Tom, Steve and John)...majoring in Economics and Accounting.


Meinelt's Top Performances

Event Time/Dist. Meet (Date)
400m 1:02.81 Patriot League Outdoor Championship (4/30/2010)
500m 1:20.72 Sorlien Invitational (1/13/2012)
600m 1:44.80 Alden Invitational (12/4/2010)
800m 2:16.22 Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/27/2012)
1,000m 3:04.17 Maine (2/4/2012)
1,500m 4:49.87 Tiger Classic (4/6/2012)
1 Mile 5:18.44 Alden Invitational (12/3/2011)
Triple Jump 11.00m Alden Invitational (12/4/2010)