Maryland Track & Field BIO
Lisa Meneau
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2016 Outdoor: NCAA East Regional Qualifier in the 400 hurdles...competed primarily in 400 hurdles, in addition to 100 hurdles and relay events...helped set new school record in the sprint medley relay (3:54.92) at the Florida Relays (3/31-4/2)...won 40 hurdles event at four different meets...also member of two winning 4x400 relay squads...became third fastest 400H runner in Maryland history at Big Ten Championships, clocking mark of 57.90 to finish fourth in the event (5/13-15)...advanced out of prelims at B1Gs with time of 57.95...posted time of 59.01 in the NCAA East Regional prelims (5/26-28)...won the 400H (59.91) and was fourth in the 4x400 relay (3:58.23) at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge (3/18-19)...took first in the 400H (58.83) and second in the 100H (14.48) at Maryland Invitational (3/26)...helped shuttle hurdle relay team finish fifth (56.42) and was seventh in the 400H (58.50) at Florida Relays...took first in both the 400H (1:00.00) and 4x400 relay (3:47.15)...member of second place shuttle hurdle relay squad (57.32) and helped sprint medley relay win heat (3:56.67) at Penn Relays (4/28-30)...posted wins in 400H (59.99) and 4x400 relay (3:47.35) at Kehoe Twilight Meet (5/6).

2016 Indoor: Competed in six events...helped UMD capture 4x400 relay (3:43.57) and took sixth in the 60m hurdles finals (8.95) at Penn State Relays (1/9)...member of first place 4x400 relay team (3:44.44) and was 13th in 60m hurdles (8.85) at Great Dane Classic (1/16)...finished first in the 300 (39.24) and 4x400 relay (3:47.53) at Terrapin Invitational (1/30)...helped Maryland to fifth place finish in 4x200 (1:39.36) and fourth place finish in 4x400 (3:46.00) at Armory Track Invite (2/5-2/6)...went 8.81 in the 60 meter hurdles at Armory (2/5-2/6)...member of fourth place 4x400 team (3:42.76) and finished 15th in 60H (8.84) at SPIRE Invite (2/12-2/13)...helped UMD to a fifth place finish in 4x400 relay (3:38.59) and ran season-best 8.67 in 60 hurdles at B1G Championships (2/26-2/27).    

2015 Outdoor: Competed in five events…took seventh in the 100mH at the UTEP Springtime Invitational (14.39)…competed at the Florida Relays and the Penn Relays…notched a second-place finish in the 400mH (59.17) at the Kehoe Twilight Meet…traveled to the Big Ten Championships.

2015 Indoor: Competed in six events…nabbed a sixth-place finish in the Penn State Relays in the 60-meters hurdles and finished second in the 4x400m relay…notched a third-place finish in the 300m in a time of 40.34 at the Terrapin Invitational…competed at the Armory Track Invitational…was a part of the 4x400m relay team that finish second (3:45.76) at the Husker Invitational…won the 60mH in 8.80 seconds at Navy’s Sweetheart Multi-Mix Madness…placed 15th in the 60mH in a season-best time of 8.57 seconds at the Big Ten Championships.

2014 Outdoor: Season-best 100mH time of 14.21 earned her a 7th place finish at the UTEP Springtime Meet...placed 15th at the ACC Outdoor Championships (14.30)...won the Maryland Invitational (14.34)...placed third at the Kehoe Twilight (14.36)...season-best 400mH time came in the NCAA East Regional Quarterfinals (58.20)...finished third at the ACC Outdoor Championships (58.66)...placed fourth at the Kehoe Twilight (59.55)...notched a second place finish at the Maryland Invitational (1:01.69)...won the UTEP Springtime Meet (1:01.78).

2014 Indoor: Season-best 300m time of 41.16 at the Terrapin Invitational to finish 4th...notched a season-best 60mH time of of 8.62 at the ACC Indoor Championship prelims...finished seventh in the ACC Finals (8.67)...placed second at the Lions Invitational (8.73)...used the same time to finish third at the Lafayette/Rider Winter Games...placed ninth at the Hokie Invitational (8.93)...placed fourth at the Terrapin Invitational (9.07)...a member of the Terps' 4x400 relay team that finished 8th at the ACC Indoor Championships (3:46.91).

Before Maryland: Virginia State Class AA champion in both hurdle events as a senior... Went 14.47 to win 100 hurdles and 42.82 to win 300 hurdles... Also won state title in 300 hurdles (43.51) and 4x100 relay as a junior... Was 2nd in 300H as a sophomore... Graduated with a 3.5 GPA from John Handley HS... Won awards for athlete of the year, all-around best athlete and top athlete in indoor and outdoor track... Pre-Maryland PRs - 100 hurdles (14.13), 300 hurdles (42.50), 300m (41.85)... 55 hurdles (8.56).

Personal: Parents are Sharyn and Jean Jacques Meneau... Majoring in kinesiology... Born in Fort de France, Martinique... Plays piano... Has volunteered at local SPCA... Listens to "Lose Yourself" by Eminem before meets... Playing sports as a kid she pretended to be Carl Lewis... Interested in becoming a chiropractor... Came to Maryland for the athletic, academic and social aspects of the university... Chose Maryland over James Madison, Brown, Cornell and Duke... Thinks Halle Berry should play her in a movie of her life.

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