Simsbury High School
BIG EAST Champion (Steeplechase)
NCAA Regional Qualifier (Steeplechase)
BIG EAST Qualifier
New England Champion (1000m)
UConn Record Holder (4x800) Indoor and Outdoor
UConn Record Holder 1500m - Outdoor
2010-11: Outdoor: NCAA Qualifier, ECAC Qualifier and BIG EAST Champion for 3000m steeplechase (10:14.07)...Finished 19th in the NCAA Finals for the 3000m steeplechase (10:26.18)... Set a new program record in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of (10:11.57) at the NCAA East Preliminary... Took 3rd in the ECAC Championships in the 1500m (4:22.42) a seasons best and second all time in school history...Part of 4x800m relay which finished 2nd at BIG EAST Championships (8:40.77) and 5th at Penn Relays (8:33.94) which is a new school record...Placed 4th at the Larry Ellis Invite in the 800m (2:10.66)...Took 1st place at UConn Invite in the 3000m steeplechase (10:14.07)... Finished 1st in the 1500m (4:30.71) and 2nd in the 800m (2:11.64) at the Yellow Jacket Invite.
2009-2010: BIG EAST All-Academic Team member... Indoor: Part of the 4x400m relay team which placed third at the URI Invitational (3:55.43)...Placed 1st in the 1,000m at the Penn State National (2:53.20)... Part of the 4x800 team which placed third at the New Balance Invitational (8:54.25)... Part of the 4x800m relay team which placed 2nd at the BIG EAST Championships set a new UConn record (8:41.38)... Placed 1st in the 1,000m at the New England Championships (2:49.65)... Part of the 4x800m relay team which took 1st at the New England Championships (9:03.32)... Finished 5th in the 1,000m at the ECAC Championships (2:52.14)... Outdoor: Part of the 4x800m relay which took 2nd at the BIG EAST Championships and set a new UConn record (8:41.78)... Placed 13th in the 1,500m at the BIG EAST Championships and set a new UConn record (4:28.61)... Part of the 4x800m relay which took 1st at the ECAC Championships (8:44.95)... Placed 1st in the 1,500m at the UConn Invitational (4:32.29).
2008-09: BIG EAST All-Academic Team member... Indoor: BIG EAST & New England Qualifier...first place at Army in the 800m... fourth in the 1,000m at Yale with UConn's fifth fastest time in program history of 2:53... part of the 4x800 relay that broke the UConn record with a time of 8:58.40.
Outdoor: BIG EAST & ECAC Qualifier...part of UConn's 4x800 that broke the school record (8:48.93) in UConn's second place finish at the BIG EAST Championship... qualified for the NCAA Regional while placing eighth in the steeplechase at the BIG EAST Championship with the second fastest time in school history (10:39.9)...won the steeplechase at the UConn Select Invite.
2007-08: Indoor: ECAC and New England Qualifier...second in the mile at the Crowell Invite... first in the 1,000m at Yale. Outdoor: Fourth place at the UConn Invite in the 800m.
High School: Attended Simsbury High...named the 2006 High School Track Runner of the Year by the New England Runner Magazine...the 2006 New England Champion in the 1600m...state champion in the 800m, 1600m and steeplechase...named an All-American in the 4xmile relay in 2005.
Personal: Meghan O'Connor Cunningham... an exploratory major... born March 2, 1989.... also plays on the UConn women's soccer team.