Bronco Meeks
Bronco Meeks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Batavia, Ill.

High School:
Batavia

Birthdate:
07/06/1983

2006: Recorded his best 8K time (27:06.95) at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships on Oct. 28 ... posted his best finish (31st) at the Illini Challenge 8K ... competed in all seven races ... finished the Illini Open 6K with a time of 20:31.09 (35th) ... completed the NCAA Midwest Regional 10K in 34:10.14 (113th) on Nov. 11.

2005-06: Just missed an automatic berth to the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a seventh-place finish (1:49.25) at the Mideast Regional in the 800-meter run ...also ran on the 4x400-meter relay at the regional meet and placed 11th ... teamed up with DeAndre Tillman, Maxwel Mkwezalamba and Geoff Houtman to take second in the 4x400-meter relay (3:14.65) at the State Farm MVC Outdoor Championships ... finished fifth in the 800-meters (1:55.38) at the outdoor championships ... defended his 800-meter title at the Drake Relays in a regional qualifying time of 1:49.58 ... also won the 800-meters (1:51.39) at the Big Blue Classic at Eastern Illinois ... was the Saluki Spring Classic 800-meter champion in 1:53.21 ... MVC Champion in the 800-meters in a time of 1:50.69 at the State Farm MVC Indoor Championships.

2004-05: MVC Champion in the 800-meter run (1:50.13) during the State Farm MVC Outdoor Championships ... second-place finisher in the 800 (1:52.49) at the State Farm MVC Indoor Championships ... NCAA Mid-East Regional qualifier in the 800 ... took first in seven 800-meter races during the outdoor season, including the Drake Relays where he won with a time of 1:50.38 ... regional qualifier in the 800-meter run ... placed ninth in the event at the regionals, missing the finals by one position.

2003-04: Teamed up with Gabe Cruz, Pierre Woods and Dan Tripp to win the distance medley relay at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships with a time of 9:58.33 ... part of the 4x400-meter relay team that took third at the MVC Indoor Championships with a time of 3:20.41 ... part of the 4x400 relay team that took fourth at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:17.71 ... placed fifth in the 800-meter run at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a time of 1:52.34 ... took third in the 800 at the Health Alliance Invite with a time of 1:54.78.

2002-03: Part of the men's distance medley team that took second with a time of 10:03.58 during the indoor conference meet ... ran a career best time of 1:51.89 in the 800 at the Outdoor MVC Championships.

At Batavia: 800-meter conference champion, finishing ninth at state senior year ... sectional champion final prep season ... ran the 400-meter run in 49 seconds, named Kane Country Champion ... finished sixth in state in the 800-meters as a junior and placed second in conference as a sophomore in the 1,600-meters.

Personal: Born 7/6/83 ... son of Troy and Janel Meeks ... majoring in construction technology.