Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews 2013-14 Indoor Season
Awards/Honors 2015-16 Track and Field: Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
2016 Track & Field Indoor: Competed in one meet… Set the pace in the 800-meter run for the Bears finishing second with a time of 2:30.55 before aiding in the second-place finish of the distance medley relay (12:52.40).
Outdoor: Competed in four meets… Opened the season running 2:29.36 in the 800-meter run at the Arkansas Spring Invitational (March 26)… Finished sixth in the 800-meter run (2:23.63) and aided in a 4:11.41 finish by one of the MSU 4x400-meter relay teams at the Missouri State Invitational (April 22)… Traveled to the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational (April 29) to compete in the 800-meter run (2:24.37)… Concluded her season at the MVC Outdoor Championships (May 13-15) finishing the 800-meter run in a time of 2:24.44.
2015 Track & Field Indoor: Competed in two meets ... Ran a 5:26.64 mile at the Purdue Fred Wilt Invitational (Feb. 14) to place 18th ... At the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-Mar. 1), placed eighth in the distance medley relay (12:26.31).
2014 Track & Field Indoor: Competed in four meets ... Placed third and ran a personal best in the mile run at the Holiday Preview (Dec. 6) in 5:08.58 ... 12th in the mile at the Varsity Apartments Invitational (Jan. 31 - Feb. 1) ... Earned a personal best in the 800-meters (2:32.29) and placed fifth in the 4x400-meter relay at the Missouri Invitational (Feb. 7) ... Part of the distance medley relay team which finished ninth at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships (Mar. 1) in 13:10.21.
Background Competed in track and cross country for the Bulldogs of Bettendorf High ... As a senior, ran a personal-best time in the 800 meters ... Led Bettendorf's distance medley team to a state title and the third-best time in Iowa prep history ... Earned top-10 state finishes in the 800 meters and 1,500 meters ... Helped the school's 4x400m relay team to a runner-up finish at state ... Owns Bettendorf's records in the 4x400, 4x800, distance medley relay, and has the second-best 1,500m time ... Earned all-district and all-conference honors for track three times ... Was a two-time all-conference and all-district selection in cross country ... Qualified for state as a senior and was named MVP of her track team as a sophomore.
Personal Megan Marie Nickles was born July 23, 1995 in Bettendorf, Iowa ... Daugther of Jason and Dawn Nickles ... Has three siblings: Grant, Jenna and Luke ... Majoring in communication sciences and disorders ... Plans to go to graduate school and pursue a Master's in speech pathology.