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Courtesy: Dartmouth

On the Road to Oregon With Senior Megan Krumpoch

Courtesy: Dartmouth
Release: 06/04/2014
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Megan Krumpoch
Senior / Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Krumpoch's All-Time & Season Times

“She doesn’t look the part of fierce competitor until she crosses the finish line ahead of other people.”Sandy Ford-Centonze, The Marjorie and Herbert Chase ’30 Head Coach of Women's Track and Field

Event:
800m (Semifinal: Wednesday, June 11, 7:45 p.m. ET / Final: Friday, June 13, 8:25 p.m. ET)

How She Qualified:
Earned an automatic berth by finishing third in her quarterfinal heat on Friday night at the NCAA East Regional at North Florida’s Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville. She ran a 2:05.68, the 12th-best time of the quarterfinals. The day before in the preliminary heat, Krumpoch broke her own school record in the event by running a 2:04.61 to post the fourth-fastest qualifying time of the round and the second best of her heat.

Championships/All-Ivy Honors:
- 800m Indoors / First-Team All-Ivy League (2:05.56)
- 4x800m Indoors / First-Team All-Ivy League (8:45.41)
- 4x800m Outdoors/ First-Team All-Ivy League (8:40.63)
- 2nd Place / Second-Team All-Ivy 400mH Outdoors (59.00)
- ECAC 800m Champion Outdoors (2:05.90)
- Dartmouth Relays 800m Champion Indoors (2:12.30)
- Jay Carisella 800m Champion Indoors (2:10.06)
- Harvard Season Opener 800m Champion Indoors (2:15.14)

National Level:
- All-America: 6th Place in 800m – 2:06.84 (NCAA Indoor Championship – Albuquerque, New Mexico)
- All-America: 8th Place in Distance Medley Relay – 11:18.60 (NCAA Indoor Championship – Albuquerque, New Mexico)
- NCAA Outdoor 800m Qualifier (Eugene, Oregon)

Team Awards:
The Carl Wallin Coach's Award - Given to individuals who demonstrated to the coaching staff the intangibles required to excel in his or her event as well as amongst teammates, coaches and officials

What Her Coach Says:
“It’s not a surprise that Megan has made it this far. Getting to this point is something we knew she could do with hard work. Megan was very confident this spring, coming off an outstanding indoor season and was able to build on that success.” - Sandy Ford-Centonze

“She’s excited to be going to Oregon, but Megan is also very low key about her success and accomplishments. She is confident in her own ability, but she doesn’t necessarily show it outwardly too often; she just goes about her business as usual.” - Sandy Ford-Centonze

'On the Road to Oregon' is a feature that highlights the 2013-14 accomplishments of those who have advanced to the NCAA Outdoor Championship in Oregon.

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