University of Iowa Athletics

Megan Ranegar

Class Fr.
Hometown Valparaiso, Ind.
High School Valparaiso
Megan Ranegar - Women's Cross Country - University of Iowa Athletics

2013 — Indoor – placed second in mile with a collegiate-best 4:56.56 at Iowa Open… Outdoor – did not compete… letterwinner.

2012 — Indoor – placed 11th with collegiate-best 3,000 meters (9:44.20) at Iowa State Classic… ran mile (5:17.47) at New Year’s Classic… Outdoor – ran third leg on team-leading and Drake Relays champion 6,400-meter relay (19:16.73)… that time ranks third all-time at Iowa… placed eighth in 10,000 meters with a collegiate-best 33:13.29 at Big Ten Championships… placed second in her 5,000-meter section with a collegiate-best 16:33.12 at Stanford Invite to qualify for NCAA West Preliminary… placed second in 3,000 meters (9:38.36) at Musco Twilight XIII… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner… Cross Country – placed 15th at NCAA Midwest Region (21:07-6,000 meters), earning all-region honors… ran collegiate-best 6,000 meters (20:43-79th) at Wisconsin Adidas Invite, which ranks eighth all-time at Iowa… ran collegiate-best 4,000 meters (13:45-21st) at Toledo Bubble Buster, which ranks third all-time at Iowa… also ran 6,000 meters at Roy Griak Invite (21:52-19th) and Big Ten Championships (21:29-50th), and 3 miles at Bradley Open (17:07-3rd)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2011 — Indoor – won mile at Iowa Open with a collegiate-best 5:03.04… Outdoor – ran season-best 5,000 meters (17:49.26) at Sun Angel Classic… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner… Cross Country – placed third at Iowa Invite (10:33-3,000 meters), ninth at Iowa Open (15:22-4,000 meters), 10th at Loyola Lakefront Invite (17:39-5,000 meters), 62nd at Big Ten Championships (21:43-6,000 meters) and 65th at NCAA Midwest Regional (22:39-6,000 meters)… also ran 21:56 (6,000 meters) at Adidas Invite… academic All-Big Ten… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors… letterwinner.

2010 — Indoor – ran season-best mile at Iowa Open (5:19.94), 3,000 meters at Husker Invite (9:55.98) and 5,000 meters at ISU Classic (17:34.02)… Outdoor – ran collegiate-best 1,500 meters at CCU Shamrock Invite (4:45.04) and season-best 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight XI (10:17.14), 5,000 meters at Stanford Invite (17:09.77) and 10,000 meters (37:22.35) at Big Ten Championships… placed fifth in 1,500 meters at Iowa Invitational (4:45.49)… letterwinner… Cross Country – ran season best times in 3,000 meters at Iowa Invite (10:41), 5,000 meters at Notre Dame Invite (18:15) and in 6,000 meters at NCAA Regional (21:15)… also raced at Hawkeye Invite (10:58-3,000 meters), Big Ten Championships (21:37-6,000 meters) and Pre-NCAA Invite (22:31-6,000 meters)… academic All-Big Ten… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors… letterwinner.

2009 — Cross Country – ran at Hawkeye Invite (10:53.1).. team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors.

High School — won state 3,200-meter title senior year… placed second at state cross country meet junior year… three-time conference champion in 3,200 meters, winning one conference cross country title… ran on conference champion 3,200-meter relay… set school record in 3,200 meters (10:43)… other best times were 5:05 in 1,600 meters and 18:19 in cross country 5,000 meters… runner-up at Nike Team Regional… Indiana’s top finishers at Midwest Meet of Champions, placing eighth overall… National Honor Society member… graduated with honors… coached by Karen DeVries, Mick Cavanaugh, Jim McCall and Matt Snoeynk.

Personal — born June 20, 1990… daughter of Anthony and Kimberly Ranegar… interdepartmental studies major.

Ranegar’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
1,500 Meters (O) 4:45.04 at CCU Shamrock Invite 3/20/10
Mile (I) 5:56.56 Iowa Open 1/12/13
3,000 Meters (I) 9:44.20 at Iowa State Classic 2/11/12
3,000 Meters (O) 9:38.36 Musco Twilight XIII 4/21/12
3,000 Meters (CC) 10:33 Iowa Invitational 9/16/11
4,000 Meters (CC) 13:45 at Toledo Bubble Buster 9/21/12
Three Miles (CC) 17:07 at Bradley Open 9/7/12
5,000 Meters (I) 17:34.02 at Iowa State Classic 2/13/10
5,000 Meters (O) 16:33.12 at Stanford Invitational 4/6/12
5,000 Meters (CC) 17:39 at Loyola Lakefront Invitational 10/1/11
6,000 Meters (CC) 20:43 at Wisconsin Adidas Invitational 10/12/12
10,000 Meters (O) 35:13.29 at Big Ten Championships 5/11/12