Chris Meriwether - Men's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#10 Chris Meriwether Season 2010-11


Class Senior
Weight 180
Hometown Nashville, Tenn.
High School Father Ryan

Nashville native who made the team as a walk-on during tryouts in October of 2008. He graduated with an undergraduate degree in political science in May, but has one year of eligibilty remaining…He is currently enrolled in Vanderbilt[apos]s Owen School of Management taking graduate classes.

2009-10 (Senior):
Saw action in eight games…Scored two points against Mercer (12/21)…Dished out two assists against Manhattan (12/30).

2008-09 (Junior):
Saw action in five games…Scored the first two points of his college career at UMass (1/3) in three minutes of action.

Father Ryan High School:
Won the Leo Long Award for academic excellence and sportsmanship at Father Ryan, and was voted the team captain and team MVP in his senior season… Voted the team[apos]s most improved player in his junior year by his teammates… Averaged 10.0 points, 4.5 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals as a senior… Was a member of the National Honor Society, the National Society of High School Scholars and the Spanish Honor Society… Listed as a Wendy[apos]s High School Heisman nominee in his senior year.

Christopher Julius Meriwether… Born Aug. 2, 1988… Son of Chuck and Curline Meriwether… Has a brother, Jeremy (22)… Graduated with an undergraduate degree in political science in May of 2010… Nickname Bullet or Flash… Advice to youngsters: ‘With hard work and a positive attitude, anything is possible.’