Luke Meade
Luke Meade
Height: 5-11
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bluff City, Tenn.
High School: Sullivan East
Sport(s): CC/T&F

Luke Meade's Personal Bests

Sophomore Year (2017-18):  Finished second in the 3,000m with a time of 8:46.32 at the UNCG Early Bird Indoor Duals…placed tenth with a time of 4:23.91 in the mile at the league indoor meet after qualifying with a personal-best time of 4:23.04…turned in a time of 8:31.24 in the 3,000m at the USC Outdoor Open, taking second place…finished tenth with a personal-best time of 3:59.30 in the 1,500m at the SoCon Outdoor Championships.

Freshman Year (2016-17):  Finished second with a time of 8:28.85 in the 3,000m at the Samford Indoor Invitational…posted a third-place finish with a time of 14:52.91 in the 5,000m at the Vanderbilt Indoor Invitational…earned a spot on the SoCon All-Freshman team with a seventh-place finish (8:26.61) in the 3,000m at the league indoor meet.

High School: 

1,600 meters – 4:13.23

2 mile – 9:06.58

5,000 meters (XC) – 15:00.00 


Four-time TSSAA Tennessee State Champion 

Footlocker National Qualifier

8th at New Balance Indoor & Outdoor National Championships – 2 mile 


A four-time Tennessee state champion in cross country and track....qualified for the 2015 Footlocker National Championships with a fifth-place finish at the Footlocker South Regional....won the cross country state championship as a senior...posted a 5K time of 15:00 at the Invitational, the top-ranked time for prep runners in Tennessee...ranked 22nd nationally in the 5K at the time of his signing...won the state championship in the 3,200m for indoor and outdoor track as a junior...won the state championship in the 800m and 1,600m as a senior...garnered Footlocker All-South first team accolades after winning the Footlocker sophomore championship...honored as the Wendy's High School Heisman state winner in 2015...holds school records in the cross country 5K (15:00), 2 mile (9:06), mile (4:12), 1,600m (4:15), and 800m (1:56).