Meghan Prinkey
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    Meghan Prinkey

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    White Plains, Md.

    High School:
    Bishop McNamara

    FRESHMAN (2008): Competed in five meets, including the conference championships...was the Falcons' top finisher at the Fort Hays Invitational...placed seventh with a 5K time of 18:54...opened the season with a 15th-place time of 16:30 at the Wyoming Invitational (2.5-mile)...clocked a 5K time of 19:34 at the Aztec Invitational (81st)...finished 44th at the Rocky Mountain Shootout behind a time of 24:20 (5K)...placed 50th at the Mountain West Conference Championships, after recording a 6K time of 23:53...academic all-conference selection...MWC Scholar-Athlete.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Bishop McNamara High School...school record-holder in cross country...won the WCAC championships as a sophomore...three-year letterwinner in track...received the Coach's Award for indoor track as a freshman...named Most Improved for indoor track as a sophomore...also lettered four years in soccer...two-time recipient of the Coach's Award for soccer...class salutatorian...graduated with a GPA of 4.287...received the Moreau Award for Academic Excellence...member of the National Honor Society, Math Honor Society and Science National Honor Society.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Meghan Kathleen Prinkey...nickname is "Prinks"...daughter of Ken and Judy Prinkey...has one older brother, Kyle, and one younger sister, Elizabeth...majoring in astronautical engineering...future plans include becoming a pilot...served as Element NCO...grandfather, William Gorman, and uncle, Lawrence Howell, are both retired lieutenant colonels...aunt, Mary Gorman, is a retired major...hobbies include reading, soccer, rock climbing and water skiing...earned academic all-conference honors for track...member of Cadet Squadron 26.

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