General: 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'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'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's High School Heisman nominee in his senior year.
Personal: 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."