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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 • dietetics major at Delaware • worked as a dietary aide over the summer • team representative to Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) with teammates Gabby Alaimo and Tory Engel.

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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