Megan Malasarte
blank Megan Malasarte
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ga.

High School:
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic

Height:
5-5

Position:
Distance

2012 First Team Outdoor All-American
2013 Second Team Outdoor All-American
2013 Second Team Indoor All-American
2014 First Team Outdoor All-American

2014: Outdoor - Named to SEC Community Service Team...Earned runner-up honors in the 1500-meter run at the Florida Relays after clocking a personal-best 4:20.53...Continued training for the 800 by taking seventh in the 400 with a 55.33 at the Spec Towns Invite...Ran a 2:03.30 for 13th place in the 800 at the Mt. SAC Relays...Cruised to a victory in the 800 with a 2:03.61 at the Drake Relays...Scored at her eighth consecutive SEC Championships after taking third in the 800 finals with a 2:04.23...Clocked the nation's fastest qualifying time (a season-best 2:02.31) during the semifinal round of the East Prelims to advance to the NCAA Championships...Wrapped up her UGA career by finishing with a career-best fourth-place finish in the 800 (2:03.42) finals at the NCAA Championships for a First Team All-America certificate.

2014: Indoor - Ran a 2:08.89 to take 11th in the 800 prelims at the NCAA Championships for a Second Team All-America certificate...Earned runner-up honors in the 800-meter run after clocking a 4:47.80 at the Auburn Invite...Won the 800 at the Vanderbilt Invite with a time of 2:07.09...Also was on the winning distance medley relay team (11:24.86) at Vanderbilt...Clocked a career-best 54.89 to take third in the 400 at the VT Elite Meet...Set a school record in the 800 (2:06.16) to win at the VT meet...Dropped her school record to 2:05.87 to finish eighth at the Husky Classic...Again set a school record in the 800 (2:03.08) during the prelims of the SEC Championships before managing a third-place finish in the final with a 2:04.48...Ran a leg on the sixth-place distance medley relay team (11:30.66) at SECs...Inducted into UGA's Student-Athlete Leadership Academy (L.E.A.D.).

2013: Cross Country - Ran the first collegiate cross country meet of her career and took sixth to score at the 5k Georgia Cross Country Invitational with a 19:06.29...Took 144th at the 6k Roy Griak Invitational after completing the course in 23:00.25...Finished 81st at the SEC Championships with a time of 22:36.74.

2013: Outdoor - Became a Second Team All-American after taking 13th in the 800-meter run prelims at the NCAA Championships...Qualified automatically for the national meet after recording a time of 2:07.28 at the NCAA Prelims...Set a school record after taking second in the 800 at the SEC Championships with a time of 2:03.23...Won the 800 at the Drake Relays after clocking a 2:06.49... Also part of sprint medley relay team that was second at Drake with a 3:46.02...Took 14th in the 1500 (4:24.50) at the Mt. SAC Relays...Was third at the Florida Relays thanks to her 800 time of 2:04.37.

2013: Indoor - Opened her junior campaign by winning the 800-meter run with a personal-best time of 2:07.68 at the Akron Invite...Clocked a career-best time of 2:06.42 for seventh at the Husky Classic...Dropped her personal best down to 2:06.39 for fourth place in the 800 at the SEC Championships...Part of distance medley relay that shattered the school record with an 11:25.25 for fifth place at SECs...Part of distance medley relay that set a school record by taking fifth at the Alex Wilson Invite with an 11:03.27...Also finished eighth in the 800 (2:06.86) at the Alex Wilson meet...Ran on the distance medley relay team at the NCAA Championships that finished 10th with a time of 11:12.49 (No. 2 in school history).

2012: Outdoor - After topping her own school 800-meter run record in the semifinals (2:04.18), she returned in the finals to set another record with a 2:03.57 to finish seventh in the finals during her first trip to the NCAA Championships...Sped to the second-fastest time of her career (2:05.78) to finish 10th overall in the 800 at the NCAA East Prelims and qualify for the national finals...Set a school record in the 800 after taking fourth at the SEC Championships with a time of 2:04.34...Earned runner-up honors in the 800 at the Drake Relays after completing her laps in 2:07.79...Clocked her second straight 2:06 in the 800 to take 16th at the Mt. SAC Relays...While continuing her training in the 800, clocked a career-best time of 55.48 to take eighth in the 400 at the Spec Towns Invite...Sped to a personal-best time of 2:06.05 to earn runner-up honors in the 800 at the Florida Relays...Finished second in her first 1500 race after clocking a 4:34.20 at the Georgia Relays.

2012: Indoor - Finished second in the 800-meter run with a career-best time of 2:09.09, which ranks fifth in school history, at the Kentucky Invitational...Clocked a 2:09.68 in the 800 for runner-up honors at the Mark Colligan Memorial...Sped to a career-best 2:07.76, which is fourth in the school record books, to finish second at the Husky Classic...Finished fifth in the 800 after clocking her third 2:07 in a row (2:07.85) at the SEC Championships...Also combined with teammates to finish with the third-best distance medley relay time (11:35.42) in UGA history to take sixth at SECs.

2011: Outdoor - Qualified for the finals in the 800-meter run at the USA Junior Championships and took seventh (2:10.85)...Advanced to the 800 semifinals in just her first trip to the NCAA East Prelims after clocking a 2:07.85 in the prelims...After taking eighth in the prelims, finished fourth in the 800 finals (2:07.12) at the SEC Championships...Teamed with three teammates to record a time of 11:34.14 to take fifth in the distance medley relay at the Drake Relays...Had her second 2:07 in a row to win the 800 at the Georgia-Missouri dual meet...Flew to a personal-best time of 2:07.10 (No. 5 in the school record books) to take fourth in the 800 at the War Eagle Invite...Earned runner-up honors in the 800 at the Spec Towns Invite with a tie of 2:10.36...Won the 800 at the Georgia Intercollegiate Invitational after clocking a 2:10.91.

2011: Indoor - Earned All-SEC Freshman honors after finishing eighth in the 800-meter run (2:10.92) at the SEC Indoor Championships... Joined with her teammates to take eighth in the DMR (11:57.09) at the SEC meet...Finished with the eighth-fastest time in school history after finishing 23rd in the 800 (2:11.01) at the Husky Classic...Part of DMR team that finished second at the Big 12 vs. SEC Challenge after clocking an 11:35.38, which is No. 2 on the school all-time top-10 list...Was the runner-up in the 800 at the Clemson Challenge.

High School: Captured GHSA A state titles in both the 400-meter dash and the 800 in 2008, 2009 and 2010...helped lead her high school to state cross country titles in 2008, where she was the individual runner-up, and in 2009...Named the 2008 Cross Country Woman of the Year and the 2010 Track Woman of the Year by the Atlanta Track Club...Personal-best times of 55.67 (400), 2:17.10 (800) and 19:24.96 (5k)...Also part of Our Lady of Mercy's 2007 state track championship...Named her school's Most Valuable Player as a sophomore...Earned runner-up honors in the 400 at the state meet as a freshman as her team won the 2007 title and was given the team's Future Star Award...Received the 2009-10 "Topcat" Award and the 2010 Archbishop John Donoghue Christian Athlete of the Year award...Also cheered, swam, played volleyball and was on her high school step team...Member of Honor Roll, National Honor Society, Dance Honorary Society, Taize Choir (acapella singing group), Pro-Life Club, FLAME Team, Thespian Society and the senior class representative in the Student Government.

Personal: Born August 1, 1992...Daughter of Robert and Lutgarda Malasarte...Father, Robert, played soccer at De La Salle University in the Philippines...Majoring in Digital and Broadcast Journalism.

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