Colonials Ride Momentum in Search of First Conference Championship
Colonials Place Three Harriers in Top 10
2009: Qualified for second consecutive NCAA Women's Cross Country Championship, finishing 27th in a field of 255 ... time of 20:34 at Nationals bested her mark from 2008 by 36 seconds ... became GW's first runner to achieve All-American status ... finished in first place, nearly a full minute ahead of the rest of the field at the Atlantic-10 Championships, becoming the first GW runner in school history to win an individual conference championship ... named A-10 Women's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Year ... named women's cross country team MVP ... finished fifth at the Stanford Invite with a time of 32:34.95 which allowed her to qualify for the USA Track & Field Championships ... placed sixth at the USATF Championships out of a field of 27 runners, which included only eight collegiate athletes.
9/12 - Navy Invitational: 23:37, 17th place
As a Redshirt Sophomore: Became the first GW Cross Country runner ever to qualify for the NCAA Nationals where she raced against the nation's 250 best runners...In first collegiate race she finished fourth in the Navy Invitational...Followed that up with a 54th place finish at the Paul Short Invitational...Hogan recorded a time of 21:06 in then Penn State Invite, which was 30 seconds off personal best...Finished 2nd out of 139 runners at the A-10 Championships to tie George Washington record for highest finish...2008 A-10 Championships time of 17:39.40 was also the sixth-best time ever at the meet...Also finished 19th out of 181 runners at Mid-Atlantic Regionals.
As a Freshman (At Mount Ida College): Attended Mount Ida College and was a member of the basketball team at the school...2007 Conference (GNAC) Runner of the Year and Rookie of the Year...Four-time GNAC Runner of the week...ECAC Athlete of the week...Named team MVP and recipient of the Sportsmanship Award.... Massachusetts Maritime Academy Meet 5k: 1st place, 19:52.
High School: Member of National Honor Society...Vice President of National Honor Society during senior year...Leadership Award winner in high school.
Personal: Born Feb. 10, 1988 in Albany, NY ... full name is Megan Colleen Hogan, daughter of Kathleen and Joseph Hogan ... has older brother, Tim ... Interior Design major... Hobbies include art, basketball, yoga and kayaking.