Lauren Sara Leads Huskies In 7th Place Finish
2011-12: Cross Country: Competed in her first cross country race she took 4th place in 18:00 at the CCSU Blue Devil Invite... Finished 63rd at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 22:22.
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: Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team... 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: Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team... Indoor: Took first place at the Army Invitational in the 800m (2:17.71)... Placed fourth in the 1,000-meters at the Yale Giegengack Invitational... Part of the 4x800 relay team that broke the UConn record with a time of 8:58.40. Outdoor: Part of UConn's 4x800 that broke the school record (8:48.93) in UConn's second place finish at the BIG EAST Championship... Won the 3,000m steeplechase at the UConn Select Invitational.
Personal: Meghan O'Connor Cunningham... an exploratory major... born March 2, 1989.... also plays on the UConn women's soccer team.