Lanie Meeks - Women's Track & Field - Arkansas Razorbacks

Lanie Meeks

RS Fr./RS Fr. | 5-5 | Mid-Distance | Allen, Texas | John Paul II HS

Did not compete.

2022 graduate of John Paul II HS in Plano, Texas … Academic honors include Presidential Cardinal Scholar as well as Academic All-State honor as a junior and senior … Coached by Jeff Jackson, Peter Frein, and Ashley Flood (soccer) … Lettered four years in track and field, served as team captain as a junior and senior … Also competed with Dallas Metroplex in club track … In senior season, team won district title, finished second in region, and third at TAPPS 6A State meet … Earned best newcomer accolade as a freshman … Awarded MVP and Cardinal award as a junior and senior … Set school records in 400, 800, 4 x 100, and 4 x 400 … In 2022 TAPPS 6A State meet finished second in 800 (2:19.31) after winning district title and placing second in North Regional … Anchored 4 x 200 relay to TAPPS State victory and anchored 4 x 400 relay to runner-up finish … As a junior in 2021, claimed second in 400 (58.83) and third in 800 with her career best 2:17.03 … Won district 400 title with career best of 58.70 … Set a then PR of 2:18.94 as runner-up in North Regional … Anchor leg of 4 x 400 relay that finished sixth at TAPPS State meet … In 2019 freshman season, placed fifth in 400 at TAPPS 6A State meet while running anchor leg on third place 4 x 400 relay and seventh place 4 x 100 … In summer of 2021, ran first leg on club team that placed seventh in 4 x 400 relay at AAU National Junior Olympic Games … Won 800 (2:20.61) at Southwestern AAU District meet, finished second (2:21.77) in AAU Region 18, and then placed 10th (2:20.76) in final of AAU Junior Olympic Games.

Career best marks in high school: 58.70 (400), 2:17.03 (800)

Alana Grace Meeks was born December 20, 2003 … Daughter of Matt John and Angela Meeks … Has a younger sibling, Emerson … Majoring in Exercise Science … Career plans include graduate school and becoming a PA … Life ambition is create a life for herself that is fulfilling and formative in making her the best person she can be … Favorite athlete is Sydney McLaughlin … Person she most admires is her father … Chose Arkansas since ever since she was a kid has always aspired to go to Arkansas because of her parents, who both attended UA.


College Stats

Career best marks




400m | 58.70

800m | 2:17.03