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Meagan Best

5'6''
Height
Freshman
Class
Christ Church, Barbados
Hometown
Choate Rosemary Hall
High School

Background
• Three-time Barbados Olympic Association Junior Female Outstanding Athlete of the Year
• Three-time National Sports Council Junior Outstanding Sportsperson
• Named a 2018-19 All-American,
• Captured a silver medal in the women’s individual competition and a gold medal in the mixed doubles at the 2019 Junior Pan American Championships
• Won a U.S. Junior Open title and a Canadian Junior Open title
• Two-time Caribbean Senior winner
• Captured four Barbados Senior National titles and seven Caribbean Junior titles
• Won 15 Barbados Junior National titles
• Three-time gold medalist and two time silver medalist at the Junior Pan American Championships, including her run at the 2019 international tournament
• Won a silver medal at the 2019 U.S. Junior Opens
• Won three bronze medals at the U.S. Junior Opens
• Captured a silver medal at Canadian Junior Open Championships

Personal
• Daughter of Michael and Gayle Best
• Barbados’ flagbearer for the Opening Ceremony of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
• Five-time silver medalist in tennis at the Christopher Howitt tournament
• Won a gold medal in tennis at the 2011 Christopher Howitt Tournament and the 2012 Pine Hill Dairy Tournament in singles and doubles
• Won a silver medal at the 2014 National Sports Council’s Secondary School Badminton Championships Doubles tournament and a bronze medal at the 2014 National Sports Council’s Secondary School Badminton Championships Singles tournament