2008-09 Women's Cross Country
Megan Thies
Megan Thies
Megan Thies

HOMETOWNBrandon, Fla.

As A Senior (2010)
Ran a 22:32 to finish in 21st at the King of the Hill Elite NCAA Invitational (Sept. 5) … missed two meets due to injury, but came back with a 20:01.00 performance at the Lakefront Invitational (Oct. 2) … followed that up with a time of 20:11.80 at the Disney Invite (Oct. 9) … ran the final meet of her career on a twisted ankle, but crossed the line at 21:11.25 and a 75th-place finish at the A-Sun Championship (Oct. 30).

As A Junior (2009)
Set school record with a time of 18:55 at the A-Sun Championship … won the Miami Greentree Invitational in 19:39.66 … finished 17th at Flrunners.com Invitational … top FGCU finisher (25th) at Sodexho Stetson Hatter Invitational … finished eighth at the inaugural FGCU Invitational.

As A Sophomore (2008)
Broke her own school record with a 19:10.1 run at the Floridarunners.com Invitational ... established the top three times in school history in the 5K ... holds top five times in school history ... earned A-Sun All-Academic honors ... led the Eagles with a 26th place finish at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships ... Had a 12th place finish at the Stetson Hatter Invitational ... Finished 48th at the Florida Gator Invitational.

As A Freshman (2007)
Paced the Eagles all year during ... set the FGCU school record with her impressive overall finish and 19:31.02 at the Gulf Coast Stampede ... broke her own record at the next event, the Walt Disney World Sports Invitational, with a 19:29.06 and an eighth overall finish ... ran a 19:44.56 at the Stetson Hatter Invitational, 20:04.35 and a 35th-place overall finish at the Gator Invitational, a 19:57.45 at the Florida State Invitational, and a 19:36.23 at the A-Sun championships ... was one of two Eagles to place in every event she ran ... received A-Sun All Academic honors.

High School
Attended Brandon High School … Cross Country MVP (2005 & 2006) … Track MVP (2007).

Daughter of John and Jill Thies … majoring in Biology … career aspiration is to be a cardiologist … one person she would like to meet is Michael Phelps ... most thankful for her family … chose FGCU because of the campus.