Bears get final tune-up before conference meet on Saturday in Waco.
2013 Cross Country: Competed in two meets...Opened season with time of 15:55.5 at Bear Twilight Invitational to be 67th at 4K-course...Registered 37th-place finish at North Texas Invitational in 5K-time of 20:54.59.
2013 Track: Did not compete in any meets.
2012 Cross Country: Ran in three meets...Tallied best finish with 21st-place showing at UTA Season Opener in two-mile time of 11;59.5.
High School: Earned all-state track and field honors all four years at Franklin Central...Placed seventh at state level in 800-meter run in 2009 and '10...Finished 8th in 2011 and 10th in 2012 in 800-meter run, while garnering all-state recognition in 4X800-meter relay.
Personal: Full name is Meredith C. Jackson...Born August 5, 1993...Parents are Marci and Wessley Jackson...Has four siblings...Majoring in Nursing.