|Prev. School||Alpine Christian Academy|
Cross Country: Was awarded academic All-RMAC ... Named second team All-RMAC in the 10,000 ... Finished 11th at the Wyoming Invitational ... Finished 44th at the Woody Greeno Invitational on Sept. 17 ... Finshed fifth at the Colorado College XC Invitational ... Finished 13th at the Boulder Shootout on Oct. 1 ... Finished 18th at the RMAC Cross Country Championships ... Finished 31st at the North Central Region Championships.
Track: Was awarded academic All-RMAC in both indoor and outdoor ... Finished 10th in the 3,000-meter run at the Joe Davies Invitational ... Finished second in the 5,000 at the Air Force Invitational ... Finished 19th in the mile run at the CSM All-Comers meet ... Finished seventh in the 5,000 at the RMAC Indoor Track Championships ... Finished third in the 3,000 at the Potts Invitational ... Finished second in the 5,000 at the Jack Christiansen Invitational ... Finished fifth in the 10,000 at the RMAC Outdoor Track Championships.
2004-05: Cross Country: Placed 17th among Division II runners at the Rocky Mountain Shootout on Oct. 4 ... Placed 27th at the RMAC Cross Country Championships on Oct. 23 ... Finished 107th at NCAA Division II Nationals on Nov. 20 Track: Named second-team All-RMAC in the 10,000-meter run ... Was awarded academic All-RMAC ... Finished fifth in the 5,000-meter run at the Air Force Invitational on Jan. 22 ... finished seventh in the mile run at the Joe Davies Invitational ... Finished eighth in the 3,000 at the Northern Colorado Stampede ... Finished eighth in the 5,000 at the Tom Benich Classic.
2003-04: Cross Country: Finished eighth, second among Division II runners at the Wyoming Open on Sept. 5 ... Placed 15th at the Rocky Mountain Shootout on Oct. 4 ... Placed fifth to help lead UCCS to a win at the Dan Libera Meet on Oct. 11 ... Finished 17th with a time of 22:02 at the RMAC Championships ... Placed 54th at Regionals on Nov. 8
2002-03: Cross Country: Named All-RMAC ... Qualified for Nationals in the 5,000-meter run ... Finished 21st at the Wyoming Open on Sept. 6 ... Finished 25th at the NCAA North-Central Regional Championships. Track: Named All-RMAC in the 5,000 ... Qualified for Nationals in the 10,000.
Pre UCCS Notes:
Before CU-Colorado Springs: Was class valedictorian at Alpine Christian Academy ... A member of the National Honor society ... Named all-state in cross country once and in track twice ... Holds high school records in the 5,000, 3,200 and 1,600.
Personal: Majoring in Communications ... Enjoys climbing, photography, camping, and biking ... Has two sisters Whitney and Amy ... Parents are Ron and Kate Lund ... Born Dec. 10.
Stories featuring Megan Lund
|July 31, 2009||UCCS Alum Megan Lund Qualifiesfor U.S. Mountain Running Team||Megan Lund continued her post-UCCS running career in style last weekend, qualifying for the U.S. Mountain running team to compete at the World Mountain Running Championships in Italy next month.|
|October 9, 2007||Cross Country: UCCS Alum Qualifies to Run at Olympic Trials||Megan Lund, former UCCS cross country and track athlete, ran her in her first marathon on Saturday and qualified for the Olympic Trials.|
|September 23, 2006||UCCS Women Dominate at Colorado College Invitational||University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women swept the first four places as the Mountain Lions scored a dominating win Saturday morning at the Colorado College Invitational.|
|May 16, 2006||UCCS trio heading to nationals||University of Colorado at Colorado Springs runners Shannon Payne, Ashley Birger and Brad Winn are headed to nationals|
|May 15, 2006||Personal Best Not Enough to Earn Trip to Nationals||Jenna Dorsey-Spitz finished fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Emporia State Twilight Meet on Saturday, setting a new personal best time and putting her on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs all-time performance list.|
|May 9, 2006||UCCS Notches Best Ever RMAC Tournament Result||Shannon Payne, Lisa Short and Sarah Shepard combined for 10 points in the 3,000-meter run Tuesday to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a sixth-place finish at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Gunnison, Colo.|
|May 8, 2006||Birger Leads UCCS to Sixth Place After First Day of RMAC Championships||Ashley Birger and Jenna Dorsey-Spitz finished second and fifth respectively in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Monday to provide the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's track team with 12 team points and help lift the Mountain Lions into sixth place after the first day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships.|
|April 23, 2006||Women Compete at Jack Christiansen Invitational||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs competed in the Jack Christiansen Invitational in Fort Collins on Saturday.|
|April 8, 2006||Mountain Lions Get First at CC Invite||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs captured a first-place finish in the Colorado College Invitational Saturday. The Mountain Lions are now going to have to vist the record books to make some changes.|
|April 2, 2006||Two Compete in Benich Classic; Lund Provisional Qualifier||Megan Lund provisionally qualified for natonals while teammates Leslie Bennett and Jenna Dorsey-Spitz represented the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs at the Tom Benich Classic in Greeley.|
|March 18, 2006||Mountain Lions Kick Off Outdoor Season||After completing the first week of the outdoor season in Boulder, Colo., the Mountain Lions have a lot of corrections to make- to the record books that is.|
|February 24, 2006||Lund Finishes Seventh at RMAC Indoor Championships||Senior Megan Lund competed with the best the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference had to offer Friday in Chadron, Neb., and the junior from Basalt, Colo., shined.|
|February 4, 2006||Lund Improving with Sister's Support||Megan Lund finished second in the 5,000-meter run and her sister, Whitney Lund, was fifth in the same event Saturday at the Air Force Invitational.|
|January 21, 2006||Gray Leads UCCS Women in Golden||Tina Gray finished seventh in the mile run as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's track team earned 11 team points at the Joe Davies Invitational in Golden, Colo., on Saturday.|
|November 5, 2005||Women's Cross Country Comes Up Short in National Bid||A promising season came to a disappointing end for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team Saturday at Hays, Kan.|
|October 22, 2005||UCCS Women Take Fourth at RMAC Championships||Shannon Payne finished fourth to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a fourth-place finish at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Women's Cross Country Championships Saturday at Chatfield State Park in Denver.|
|October 1, 2005||UCCS Scores Rare Win Over Western State||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs scored a first in four years by defeating Western State en route to a second-place finish in the non-Division I portion of the University of Colorado Rocky Mountain Shootout Saturday in Boulder.|
|September 24, 2005||Women Dominate CC Invitational||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team scored the minimum points possible in dominating the Colorado College Invitational on Saturday at Monument Valley Park.|
|September 17, 2005||UCCS Women Take Third at Woody Greeno Meet||Buoyed by a second-place individual finish by sophomore Shannon Payne, the Mountain Lions took third place at the Woody Greeno Invitational in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, defeating six NCAA Division I programs in the process.|
|September 8, 2005||Payne Named Cross Country Athlete of the Week||Shannon Payne was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's women's cross country runner of the week, the conference announced Thursday.|
|September 2, 2005||Payne Leades UCCS Past Division I Schools||Shannon Payne took first place individually to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs womenâ€™s cross country team past three Division I schools and into second place at the Wyoming Invitational in Laramie, Wyo.|
|April 23, 2005||Fast times in Fort Collins bode well for stretch run||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs mile relay team set a new school record as the Mountain Lions competed at the Jack Christiansen Invitational in Fort Collins, Colo., on Saturday.|
|March 12, 2005||Outdoor season starts with photo finish||Nothing like a photo finish to jazz up the start of the outdoor track season.|
|November 23, 2004||Women's Cross Country Takes 16th at Nationals||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team finished 16th at nationals Saturday. Considering what they went through to get there, the Mountain Lions' season was nothing short of amazing.|
|November 15, 2004||Cross country teams brace for nationals||For the first time in university of Colorado at Colorado Springs history, both the menâ€™s and womenâ€™s cross country teams will compete at the NCAA Division II National Cross Country Championship.|
|November 6, 2004||Women's Cross Country Qualifies for Nationals||Shannon Payne, Tina Gray and Sarah Shepard were each among the top 21 finishers as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs qualified for nationals with a fourth-place showing Saturday at the NCAA Division II North Central Regional Cross Country Meet at Vermillion, S.D.|
|October 23, 2004||Teamwork Lifts Lions to Third at RMAC Championships||On the surface, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team's third-place finish at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships presented a contradiction a team effort in what is usually considered an individual sport.|
|October 2, 2004||UCCS Knocks Off Regional Rival at Boulder Meet||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team scored an important victory towards its regional aspirations at the Rocky Mountain Shootout Saturday in Boulder, Colo.|
|November 8, 2003||Nationally-Ranked Women's Team Beaten at Regionals||Ranked in the Top-10 throughout the season, the women's cross country team at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs won't even have the chance to validate that ranking. That's because they won't be competing at the national meet.|
|November 2, 2003||Cross Country Teams Brace for Regionals||On Saturday, the men's and women's cross country teams from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will either compete in their final meet of the season, or earn the right to race one more time at the NCAA Division II National Championships.|
|October 25, 2003||Women's Team Takes Third at RMAC Championships||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team, currently ranked number seven in the nation, fought for a convincing third place finish at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday morning at Cattails Golf Course.|
|October 14, 2003||UCCS Women Win the Dan Libera Meet||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs womenâ€™s cross country team claimed first place, taking five out of the top ten spots, at the Dan Libera Memorial Invitational, which was hosted by the University of Northern Colorado. The Mountain Lions finished with 26 points Senior Kelly Smith led the team by placing second overall. Tina Gray, Megan Lund, Sarah Shepard, and Ashley Birger rounded out the top five for the Mountain Lions.|
|October 4, 2003||Mountain Lions Rewrite Record Book at Boulder||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs record book is in need of some heavy editing. That's because the women's cross country team just shredded it.|
|September 13, 2003||Mountain Lions Impressive at CC||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team received exciting news this past week when they discovered that they were ranked eighth nationally. Saturday at the Colorado College Invitational, they proved that the ranking was no fluke.|
|May 29, 2003||2003 track warp-up||For the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' 2003 track team, the outdoor season was filled with high expectations. And as they see it, the Mountain Lions turned most of those expectations into reality.|
|November 25, 2002||2002 Women's Cross Country Season Recap||At the end of the 2001 season, the women on the cross country team made a promise to each other. They promised that next year there would be no heartbreak, no sorrow, and no letdowns. This promise was made after they realized that they missed qualifying for nationals by four points at their regional meet.|