2012-13 (Freshman) Placed first in the one-meter diving event, in a dual meet at Rice (10/6), with a score of 251.10... Finished first in the one-meter diving event in a dual meet with Nebraska-Omaha (10/25), with a score of 251.10... Placed second in the one-meter diving event with a score of 241.75 in a double-dual against TCU and North Dakota (11/2-3)... Finished with a season-best platform score of 176.00 in a dual at Hawaii (1/18)... Picked up a pair of top-three finishes in a dual against Iowa State (2/8-9), finishing with season-best scores in the one-meter event (291.07, first) and the three-meter (282.30, third) competition... Recorded two top-10 finishes at the Big 12 Championships, finishing fifth in the one-meter event (273.05) and seventh in the three-meter event (276.25)... Closed out the season at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships (3/11-13), where she finished 30th in the platform event (148.25), 37th in the one-meter competition (224.90) and 41st in the three-meter event (223.30).
High School (Larry A. Ryle) Lettered all four years for coach Maggie Mastropaolo at Larry A. Ryle High School in Union, Ky... Individually finished as state runner-up three times... Named team MVP on multiple occasions.
Personal Born Meredith Laurene Brownell in Union, Ky... Daughter of Stu and Shelly Brownell... Has two brothers, Alex and Austin... Cousin, Allison, played softball at New Mexico State... Pre-med major, with an emphasis in biology... Plans to go to medical school and become a pediatrician.
Getting to Know Meredith Why did you choose KU: They made me feel at home and I felt like I was wanted.
Favorite KU tradition: Rock Chalk Chant
Songs at the top of my iPod: "Hard to Love" by Lee Bryce and "She's Country" by Jason Aldean