Columbia Baseball BIO
11 Chris Meininger

2009: Played in 18 games, started nine times, mainly at second base ... also made two starts at shortstop ... was on base four times in Lions' 15-8 win at Lamar, with two hits and two walks ... also scored twice, stole a base and drove in a run in that game ... went 1-for-2 with a walk in opener vs. Manhattan ... 1-for-2 with a walk, run scored and stolen base at Army.

2008: Appeared in 10 games, starting twice ... made critical defensive plays at second base, coming off the bench in decisive third game of championship series at Dartmouth ... scored three runs and had a stolen base during the season.

At Summit Country Day: Received 12 varsity letters in baseball (4), basketball (4) and soccer (4) ... captained all three teams ... in baseball, All-Ohio Mizuno team as senior ... All-Cincinnati twice ... All-Miami Valley Conference three times ... hit .480 as a senior with six triples ... team won district championship in 2007 ... in soccer, All-Southwest Ohio ... All-Miami Valley in soccer and basketball ... Senior Student-Athlete Award ... Larosa’s Student-Athlete Award.

Personal: Political science major ... father, Chris Meininger ‘82CC, played football for the Lions and graduated from Columbia Business School in 1987 ... mother, Amy Meininger ‘82BC, played tennis at Barnard ... uncle, David Landers, graduated from Columbia ... aunt, Cassie Landers, is an alumna of the Graduate School of Public Health ... Christian Landers Meininger, born January 28, 1989 in New Jersey.

Position: Second Base/Shortstop
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 175
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Summit Country Day School