Meagan Hopkins
Meagan Hopkins
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Yorktown Heights, NY
High School: Lakeland
Major: Biotechnology

2015: Hopkins competed in six races as a Bull in her junior season… She had a season-best at the Lehigh Paul Short Invite, where she finished with a time of 21:59… Hopkins paced the Bulls in the Colgate Harry Lang invite, finishing with a time of 18:09.30… She helped the Bulls to a second place finish at Pre-Nationals, clocking in at 21:52.30 placing her 55th out of 237 runners.

2014: Hopkins competed in six races for the Bulls as a sophomore, including the MAC Championships and the NCAA Northeast Regionals...was a top-four finisher for UB in five of her six races...Hopkins finished second for UB at the Duquesne Duals on Aug. 30 with a season-best 5,000-meter time of 18:58.70...clocked a top 6K time of 22:08 on Oct. 4 at Lehigh's Paul Short Invitational...added a 22:39.95 finish at regionals to conclude her sophomore campaign...named to the Fall Academic All-MAC team.

2013: Hopkins was one of five Bulls to race in all six meets of 2013. A freshman, she raced to a season-best six-kilometer finish of 22:13 at the NCAA Northeast Region Championship. She was the second Buffalo, and 92nd overall, finisher. Hopkins raced to a 43rd-place 6K finish of 23:00 at the MAC Championship.

High School: Wasn named team captain of the cross country team at Lakeland High School as a senior. Named all-league four times and all-county three times for cross country. For track, holds the school records in the 3K, 1,500 run and the 4xMile relay. Earned all-league and all-county for track as a senior.

Personal: Born November 4, 1995. Daughter of Keith and CHristine Hopkins. Has one sister, Emily. Lists some of her favorite TV shows as Castle, Bones and Psych. Her favorite kinds of music are alternative, Indie and pop and her favorite bands are Of Mice and Men and Bastille. Majoring in chemistry and environmental engineering.