Kyle Meakins
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    Kyle Meakins

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Salt Lake City, Utah

    High School:
    Judge Memorial HS

    Event:
    400m

    2007: Earned all-conference honors as a member of the distance medley relay team...team finished second at the Mountain West Conference championships with a time of 9:53.29 (adjusted for altitude)...that time is also the seventh-fastest in Academy history...finished 10th in the 400-meter dash at the conference indoor meet with a time of 48.98...that time was second-best on the team...was a member of the team's fastest 4x400-meter relay team (3:14.44)...clocked a season-best time of 48.61 at the Air Force Twilight Meet...also competed in the 200-meter dash, recording a time of 22.80 at the Potts Invitational...was the top collegiate finisher in the 200-meter dash at the Rob Upton Invitational.

    2006: Posted the team's second-best time on the 400-meter dash (47.76) at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships...clocked the third-best 200-meter dash time of the season (22.06) at the Air Force Twilight Meet...earned Track Athlete of the Week honors following that meet...ran the lead-off leg of the 4x400-meter relay squad that posted a team-best 3:14.94 at the conference meet...ran the second-fastest indoor time of the 400-meter dash (49.22) at Albuquerque.

    2005: Recorded the team's third-best time of the year in the indoor 400-meter dash, clocking 50.65 at the Air Force Classic...also earned the event's third-best time during the outdoor season after finishing fifth with a career-best time of 48.94 at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...ran a career-best time of 22.99 in the 200-meter dash at the Willie Williams Classic...also competed in the 800-meter run during the outdoor season.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Participated in six different sports and earned 14 letters...was a member of the golf, football, track, cross country, swimming and soccer teams...was a member of the state championship track team as a senior...won state titles in the 400-meter dash and 800-meter run (1:56.59)...time in the 400-meter dash (48.81) remains the school record...finished second in the 200-meter dash (22.11)...ran a leg of the 4x400-meter relay team that set a new state record... served as team captain during senior season...was a member of two state championship swim teams...holds the school record in the 100-meter breaststroke...served as team captain as a senior.

    PERSONAL: Son of Mark and Gail Meakins... father graduated from the Academy in 1977 and was a member of the Falcons' baseball team...mother was an assistant coach for the USAFA gymnastics team and served as an P.E. instructor...she is currently an assistant swim coach at Cornell...has one older sister, who graduated from Colgate in 2005...a management major...would like to work in environmental conservation...hobbies include skiing, fly-fishing, hiking, biking and backpacking.

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