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Athlete of the Week: Meghan Quinn ’24

Meghan Quinn ’24 has been named this week’s Athlete of the Week after competing at the Sykes & Sabock Invitational at Penn State University this past weekend. Quinn won the award for the fifth time.

Quinn walked into the weekend running the 400-meter dash, an event she’d never ran before. Not only did she win the event, but she set a new Bucknell record for the race with a time of 54.57.

Quinn also defeated the 2nd place runner by almost an astonishing three seconds, and she now has the fastest 400-meter dash time in the Patriot League.

This gave Quinn her eighth school record and 22nd victory since beginning her career on the track & field team at Bucknell. 

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“Breaking this record is a bit different since the 400 is not a normal event for me,” Quinn said.  “However, I still feel a sense of joy and pride every time I cross that line and see it was a record-breaking time. It only motivates me further to work harder, be a better teammate and captain, and represent the Bison well.”

This award celebrates Quinn’s first Athlete of the Week victory in 2023-24, after winning it three times in 2022-23 and once in 2021-22.

Quinn and the rest of her squad head to Wagner University next weekend to compete in the Spire Center Collegiate.

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