Luke Meade

R-Sr | 5-11 | Bluff City, Tenn. | Sullivan East HS/Furman

Senior (2020)
First team All-SEC honor by placing sixth in SEC Championships, second among Razorback squad as he clocked 23:48.2 on 5 mile course in Baton Rouge … Part of a 5-6-7-8-9 finish as Arkansas claimed the SEC title with 35 points … In debut race with Razorbacks placed sixth among squad and 11th overall with 17:57.0 on 6k course to open season at LSU’s SEC Preview … Third finisher for Arkansas and placed seventh overall at UAB Blazer Classic as he posted a career best time of 23:35.6 for the 8k course.

College
Competed at Furman University … 2020 Southern Conference Indoor champion in 3,000 (8:15.38).

Senior: In addition to indoor conference 3,000 title, also placed fourth in mile (4:11.73) … Produced career bests times of 4:03.62 in mile as runner-up at Carolina Challenge and 14:01.80 in 5,000 at Husky Classic … Junior: Double silver medalist at 2019 Southern Conference Outdoor in 5,000 (14:43.77) and 10,000 (31:01.66) … Won 5,000 at Tennessee Relays (14:20.55) and Swarthmore (14:13.73) … Bronze medalist in 3,000 (8:30.26) at Southern Conference Indoor … Placed 17th (26:15.3, 8k) in Southern Conference cross country meet … Sophomore: Placed 10th in 1,500 (3:59.30) at 2018 Southern Conference Outdoor and 10th (4:23.91) in mile at Southern Indoor … did not compete in cross country season … Freshman: Finished seventh in 3,000 (8:26.61) at 2017 Southern Conference Indoor, earning SoCon All-Freshman team honor … did not compete in cross country or outdoor track seasons.

Best times: 3:54.20 (1500), 8:31.24 (3000), 14:13.73 (5000), 31:01.66 (10,000). Indoor: 4:03.62 (Mile), 8:15.38 (3000), 14:01.80 (5000). XC: 24:14.0 (8k)

High School
Honored as 2015 Wendy’s High School Heisman state winner … Four-time Tennessee State champion … Placed fifth in 2015 Foot Locker South Regional … Senior (2015-16) campaign included three State titles … Won State cross country title and was a double champion at State outdoor meet in 800 and 1,600 … Also finished fourth in mile at Music City Distance Carnival after placing fifth in Raleigh Relays and Penn Relays … In junior season won State outdoor title in 3,200 and finished second in 1,600 … Won mile in career best of 4:13.76 at Music City Distance Carnival and set career best of 9:06.58 in 3,000 to finish eighth at New Balance Nationals … Holds school records in 800 (1:56.03), Mile (4:13.76), 1,600 (4:13.23), 2 Mile (9:06.58) and cross country 5k (15:00).