HS PR: 5k - 15:52; 3200m - 9:31; 1600m - 4:24; 800m - 1:59
2016-17: Ran a program record 5k of 17:07 (11th) at the Carolina Challenge ... Ran 27:38 (29th) at the Furman Invitational ... Ran a season's best 26:58 (6th) at the Winthrop Adidas Invitational, earning a top-10 finish ... Ran 27:14 (28th) at the Asheville Invitational ... Improved to run 27:13 (18th) at the Front Runner Invitational ... Finished a program-best 24th at the Big South Championship with a time of 27:09.
2015-16: Ran a program record 6k of 20:13 (17th) at the Winthrop Early Season Challenge ... Ran an 8k of 27:12 at the Furman Classic ... Finished 8th at the Asheville Invitational with a program record 8k of 26:24 ... Led the team with a time of 27:35 at the Upstate Invitational / Big South Preview Meet ... Ran 27:53 at the Disney Cross Country Classic ... Led the team at the College of Charleston Invitational with a time of 27:15 ... Ran 27:07 to lead the Blue Hose at the Big South Championship (32nd) ... Ran a school 10k record of 34:21 at the Southeast Regional Championship held at Panorama Farms.
HIGH SCHOOL: Ran four years at Milton High School for Coach Andy Carr … Ran 16:24 at the Region Meet his senior year before running 17:04 at the GA 6A State Meet and guiding his team to a 4th place finish … Team captain his senior year … First Team Fulton County … Finished 19th at the Footlocker South Regional with a time of 16:20 ... Also ran track … Ran a 5k PR of 15:52 at the 8th Annual Milton Invitational Showcase ... Finished 4th at the Region Meet his senior year with a 3200m PR of 9:31 ... Ran a 1600m PR of 4:24 at the GHSA 6A Sectional and qualified for the 2015 State Meet … Involved in Relay for Life, Charity Shoes for Soles and the Atlanta Track Club … Earned National French Honors.
PERSONAL: Preston Meade was born on May 21, 1997, to Eric and Kristina Meade in Alpharetta, Ga … Has one sibling, Ashton … Intends to major in business with a computer science minor.