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Tyler Meeks
Tyler Meeks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rockford, Ill.

High School:
Rockford Auburn

Event:
Sprints


2006 Highlights: Competed in the 55-, 60- and 200-meter dashes during the indoor campaign...placed sixth in the 60-meter dash at the Horizon League Indoor Championships with a career best time of 7.08...also finished 12th in the 200-meter dash (23.26) at the league championships...ran to a second place finish in the 55-meter dash in a personal-best 6.61 at the Chicago Opener on Jan. 7th...took third in the 60-meter dash at the Purdue Invite on Jan. 14th.

2005 Highlights:Earned a personal-best mark of 23.63 in the 200-meter dash at the Alex Wilson Invitational...holds UIC's third-fastest, indoor times in both the 55-meter dash (6.7) and 60-meter dash (7.16)...his time of 6.7 in the 55-meter dash was the fourth-fastest, Horizon League indoor mark and his time of 7.16 in the 60-meter dash was the sixth-fastest, Horizon League indoor mark...raced to a personal-best time of 11.37 in the 100-meter dash at the Jerry England Invitational.

Prep/Personal: Three-sport letterwinner in track, soccer and wrestling at Rockford Auburn...was named to the NIC-9 All-Conference track team as a sophomore and a senior, while picking up honorable mention All-Conference honors as a junior...four-time Academic All-Conference selection...son of Richard and Barbara Meeks...born March 2, 1985...majoring in Education/Math.

Career Best Indoor Times
55-Meter Dash: 6.61 (1/7/06)
60-Meter Dash: 7.08 (2/25/06)
200-Meter Dash: 23.26 (2/25/06)

Career Best Outdoor Times 100-Meter Dash: 11.37 (3/26/05)

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