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 Melissa Talley

AT DELAWARE
Fourth-year member of the Blue Hens.

CROSS COUNTRY

2015 SEASON
Did not compete in any meets for the Blue Hens.

2014 SEASON

Participated in seven meets • ran a 20:44 at the ECAC Championships • recorded her best time of 20:15 at the Towson Invitational, placing 30th • named to CAA Academic Honor Roll.

2013 SEASON
Participated in seven meets • ran a 20:41, placing 52nd, at the MSM Duals and a 20:17 at the ECAC Championships, placing 57th • her personal best time of 19:48 was recorded at the Towson Invitational, placing 37th • named to CAA Academic Honor Roll.

INDOOR TRACK & FIELD

2014-15 SEASON

Participated in two events • ran her personal best mile time of 5:17 at Princeton • Ran a 10:41 in the 3,000m race at Lehigh.

2013-14 SEASON
Participated in three events • part of the 4x800m Relay team to run a 10:26 at Ursinus • ran a 3:13 in the 1,000m race at Navy and a 5:21 mile at Princeton • Frank Colden/ Ursinus Invitational champion.

OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD

2015 SEASON

Participated in two events • ran a 2:32 in the 800m race at Morgan State and a 5:09 in the 1,500m race at the Delaware Open.

2014 SEASON
Participated in four events • ran a 2:31 in the 800m race at Towson and a 4:49 in the 1,500m race at the Delaware Open • participated in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 11:53 at JMU • named to CAA Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL
Member of the cross country team at Unionville High School.

PERSONAL
Melissa Talley • born April 20, 1995 • daughter of Tim and Heather Talley • University Studies major at Delaware • worked as a lifeguard over the summer • team representative to Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) in 2015-16.

SEASON BESTS

Year 4x8 (I)  1000m (I)
Mile (I)
3000m (I)
4x1,500 (O)
800m (O)
1,500m (O)
3,000mSC (O)
2015 - - 5:17.26 10:41.34 - 2:32.74 5:09.16 -
2014 10:26.35 3:13.51 5:21.23 - 20:00.61 2:31.54
4:49.17 11:53.14
Position: Distance
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kennett Square, Pa.
High School: Unionville
Major: Dietetics
Experience: 1 Letter
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