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2017 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee Spotlight: Kate Meehan Trudeau '93

2017 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee Spotlight: Kate Meehan Trudeau '93

Springfield, Mass. - March 17, 2017 - Springfield College is proud to announce that Kate Meehan Trudeau '93 is one of the five individuals who will be inducted into the Springfield College Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 1st.

If you are interested in attending the induction celebration and celebrating Kate's career and impact on Springfield College, please register online here!

Meehan Trudeau was an incredibly accomplished cross country and track athlete at Springfield College. She was named a five-time NCAA Division II All-American, receiving the honors twice in cross country in 1991 and 1992. She later garnered national honors on the track in the 1,500 and 3,000 during the 1992 NCAA Division II Indoor Championships and in the 3,000 at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships.

Meehan Trudeau still holds four Springfield College indoor track records that have stood for over 25 years, including the 1,500m (4:34.64), 1 mile (4:54.1), 3,000m (9:47.6), and as a member of the 3,200 Relay (9:18.68). She was also a standout in the classroom, and was named to the NCAA Academic Team in 1991 and 1992.  She culminated her collegiated career graduating Cum Laude from Springfield College with a Bachelor's in Education.

After her time on Alden Street, Meehan Trudeau obtained her Masters of Education in Curriculum Instruction from Lesley University. She currently teaches elementary education in the town of Marshfield, Mass., which she has done since 1995.