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Lisa Meneau
Position: Hurdles/Sprints
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Winchester, Va.
High School: John Handley HS

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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