All notch new personal bests, with Frano and White nearly winning their respective events
T&F Look to Build Off Last Week's Dominating Performances at Southeastern Lion Invitational, LSU Alumni Gold
Team set 16 personal records last week at South Alabama Invitational
Breaux, Lapucha, Frano, Quincy, McMillan All Win Respective Event Titles at South Alabama Invitational
All set personal bests during their performances
Squad looks to gain steam in a meet close to home before heading to the C-USA Championships
Women's pole vaulters impress, as does Brazzel in long jump
|Mainor's Career Best Performances|
|High Jump||1.73m (5'8") (2/1/13)|
|High Jump||1.70m (4/28/12)|
Indoor Track and Field: Competed in six regular-season meets, as well as the Conference USA Indoor Championships...participated only in the high jump...notched the team's top five high jump marks on the season...top jump on the season tied her for first at the BSC Panther Icebreaker (12/6/13), clearing 1.65 meters (5-5)...placed 11th at the UAB Blazer Indoor Invitational (1/11), jumping 1.64 meters (5-4.5)...notched a ninth-place finish at the C-USA Indoor Championships (3/1) with a 1.61 meter (5-3.25) jump...tied for seventh at the Samford Multis and Invitational (2/8) with a 1.61 meter (5-3.25) leap...had a 1.59 meter (5-2.5) jump at the LSU Twilight (2/21), good for fifth place.
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in six regular-season meets on the season...participated solely in the high jump...notched a season-high leap of 1.60 meters (5-3) for a sixth-place finish at the Southeastern Louisiana Invitational (4/18)...placed third at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/29) with a leap of 1.58 meters (5-2.25)...leapt 1.54 meters (5-0.5) at the South Alabama Invitational (4/12)...finished fourth at the Black and Gold Invitational (5/3) with a jump of 1.52 meters (4-11.75).
Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.
Indoor Track and Field: Posted results in four regular season meets as well as the Conference USA Championships...only competed in the high jump...her six performances were the top six performances in the event by a Greenie on the season...notched a personal best 1.73m (5' 8") high jump at the New Mexico Classic (2/1/13), the third best jump in school history...posted a 1.63m (5' 4.25") jump at the Conference USA Championships (2/23/13)...1.68m (5' 6") high jump at Cherry and Silver Invitational (1/19/13) second on the season...also competed in the Tyson Invitational and the Panther Ice Breaker.
Outdoor Track and Field: Posted results in five regular season meets as well as the Conference USA Championships...only competed in the high jump...posted the top two high jumps on the season on the squad...notched a season-best 1.65 meter (5' 5") high jump at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/12)...second best leap on the season came at the Stanford Invitational (3/29) where she cleared 1.61 meters (5' 3.25")...posted identical leaps of 1.59 meters (5' 2.5") at the LSU Relays (3/22) and the South Alabama Invitational (4/13)...also competed at the Tulane Team Challenge (1.57 meters or 5' 1.75" on 3/2) and the SLU Lion Invitational (1.55 meters or 5' 1" on 4/19).
Indoor Track and Field: Competed in five of the team's seven meets...participated in the high jump in all five meets...ranked 11th in Conference USA in the high jump...ranked second on the team in the high jump...tied for the second best clearance on the team and owned three of the top ten heights...cleared a season-best 1.65-meters at the Husker Invitational (2/4)...jumped .158-meters at the Cherry & Silver Invitational (1/20) and 1.57-meters at the Conference USA Championships (2/26)...cleared 1.53-meters in the high jump at the Tyson Invitational (2/10)...also competed at the Crimson Tide Opener (1/14).
Outdoor Track and Field: Earned Third Team All-Louisiana in the high jump as selected by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association...competed in five of the team's nine meets...participated in the high jump in all five meets...ranked 12th in Conference USA in the high jump...led the team in the high jump...owned the top clearance and four of the top ten marks on the squad in the event...posted a season-best height of 1.70-meters at the Golden Eagle Classic (4/28)...jumped 1.65-meters at the Conference USA Championships (5/13)...won the individual title with a clearance of 1.62-meters at the Jaguar Invitational (3/31)...jumped 1.60-meters at the Aztec Invitational (3/16)...also competed at the LSU Relays (3/23).
Indoor Track and Field: Competed in three of the team's six meets...participated in the high jump in each meet...ranked third on the team in the high jump...cleared 1.57-meters at the Conference USA Championships (2/25)...no heighted at the Purple Tiger Invitational (1/15) and the Husker Invitational (2/5).
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in four of the team's 11 meets...ranked third on the team in the high jump...owned the team's sixth, seventh and ninth best high jump marks during the season...cleared a season-best height of 1.62-meters at the LSU Relays (3/25)...jumped 1.60-meters at the Louisiana Classics (3/19), 1.59-meters at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/9) and 1.53-meters at the South Alabama Invitational (4/9).
About Melanie Mainor
Prep: Lettered all four years in track and field at Hillgrove High School for head coach Allerie Sweet...was selected as the team captain during her junior and senior season...was named the team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior...was the 4A High Jump state championship as a senior...was selected All-State during her senior season...earned All-Cobb County accolades as a junior and a senior...was a Region 6-4A pick during her final two seasons with the Hawks...owns the HHS school records in the high jump, triple jump, 4x400 and 4x100 events...competed at the GHSAA State Championships in both the high jump and 4x400 relay as a senior.
Personal: Born Melanie Elizabeth Lynn Mainor on April 7, 1992...the daughter of Paul and Cheryl Mainor...has one brother, Andew.