Megan Lewis
Megan Lewis
Birth Date: 10/07/1985
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tracy, Calif.
High School: Tracy HS

2006 Cross Country -- Placed 8th in the Big West Championships and earned All-Conference honors... Was 15th in the NCAA Regional Meet and qualified for Nationals, where she went on to finish 67th.

2007 Track & Field -- Megan was the Big West Champion in the 10,000m. She would go on to finish 14th in the NCAA Championships in the 10,000m, and 16th at the USA Nationals later in the year. She was also Big West runner-up in the 5,000m, and went on to finish 15th in the NCAA Regionals for that event.

2006 Track & Field -- Regained her form from 2004 as she dropped more of her times and thrust herself onto the Regional and National stages. She opened up at the Cal Poly SLO Invite winning by half a lap in 17:18.49 and then dropped her personal best at the Stanford Invitational racing to a 16:32.43. She would not be done there however. At the prestigious Oregon Invitational she went out and in windy conditions kicked down a fellow West Regional rival to win the 5,000m at Hayward Field in 16:28.28. A week later she would run another personal best at home in the 1500m with her 4:29.26. At the Big West Championships Lewis picked up two All-Conference finishes in the 1500m and the 5,000m. Had an off day at the altitude of Provo, UT in the NCAA West Regional Championships, but nonetheless qualified for the NCAA National Championships on an at-large berth, her first appearance at a national Track & Field championship.

2005 Cross Country -- Red-shirted her 2005 campaign as she recovered from a summer-time surgery. Came back to race at the Titan Invitational finishing in 13th with a time of 18:34 after a conservative start.

2005 Track & Field -- A very strong improvement and an excellent season, Megan has ascended to being one of the top Big West runners as only a true sophomore. Won the Big West 10k in 36:15 (4th fastest UCSB time ever). Took 3rd in the Conference 5k behind two teammates, completing a 1-2-3 Gaucho sweep. Qualified for the Regional Championships in the 5k with a time of 16:49 (7th fastest UCSB time ever), where she finished 6th. Also set a personal best in the 1500m (4:30.91 -- 10th best UCSB time ever).

2004 Cross Country -- Continuing her success achieved in her freshman season, Megan was again a regular on the traveling squad . She finished a key 13th at the Big West Championships and 45th at the Western Regional Championships, improvements from 20th place and 71st respectively.

2004 Track & Field -- Megan closed out her freshman year with a 7th place finish in the 10,000m at the Big West Championship...set personal bests at 1500m, 3000m, and 5000m...achieved conference qualifiers for 1500m and 5000m events.

2003 Cross Country -- Megan had an impressive first season for the Gauchos as she was the only freshman who cracked the top seven in '03 ...finished 20th at the Big West Championship...was the team's 6th runner at the West Regional Championship (71st) and stepped up as the 5th Gaucho finisher at the NCAA National Championship, taking 234th

High School -- Megan won SJAA XC League Championship in 2002...won league title at 1600m and finished 5th in CIF SJS in 2003.

Event High School Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior
800m 2:22.34 2:22.37
1,500m 4:40.80 4:30.91
1,600m 5:09.99
3,000m 10:10.40 9:55.75
3,200m 11:29.30
5,000m 18:00.60 16:49.75
10,000m 37:56.54 36:16.06
UCSB Lagoon 5k XC 18:54
XC 6k 22.26

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