Frano, Lozes, White, Breaux please Coach Peterson with their performances on the day
All notch new personal bests, with Frano and White nearly winning their respective events
Team set 16 personal records last week 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
|Meloro's Career Best Performances|
|800 Meter||2:04.45 (4/18/14)|
|1,500 Meter||4:12.52 (3/23/13)|
|3,000 Meter||9:12.51 (3/9/13)|
|3,000 Meter Steeplechase||9:43.54 (5/9/14)|
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in seen regular-season meets on the season, as well as the Conference USA Outdoor Championships...participated in the 800 meter, the 1,500 meter, the 3,000 meter and the 3,000 meter steeplechase...ran a personal-best time of 2:04.45 in the 800 meters at the Southeastern Louisiana Invitational (4/18)...notched a new personal best in the 3,000 meter, finishing fourth with a time of 9:12.51 at the South Alabama Invitational (4/12)...ran a personal-best in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, finishing third with a time of 9:43.54 at the Seminole Twilight (5/9)...won the 3,000 meter steeplechase event title at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/29) with a time of 10:14.58.
Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.
Outdoor Track and Field: Posted results in six regular season meets...competed in the 1,500 meter race, the 3,000 meter race, the 2,000 meter steeplechase and the 3,000 meter steeplechase...posted a personal best in the 1,500 meter run at the LSU Relays (3/23) by finishing in a time of 4:12.52...also competed in the 1,500 meter race at the SLU Lion Invitational (4:20.41 on 4/19) and the South Alabama Invitational (4:25.62 on 4/13)...recorded a personal best in the 3,000 meter race by running the event in 9:35.92 at the Bob Hayes Cowboy Relays (3/9)...only other result in the 3,000 meter race came at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/2), finishing in 9:52.29...also ran the 2,000 meter steeplechase at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/2), finishing in 6:44.66...notched a personal best in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Louisiana Classics (3/16) by running the event in 10:25.80.
About Nicholas Meloro
Prep: Lettered all four years in track and field and three seasons in cross country at Germantown Academy for head coach Peter Jennings...served as team captain in his senior year for both track and field and cross country...named MVP in cross country during junior and senior seasons....was also named track and field MVP during his senior campaign...earned All-Inter-Ac Conference laurels in cross country during each of his final two seasons...named All-State First Team his junior and senior year in cross country...was a member of the school record Distance Medley Relay and 4x1600 Relay teams...helped the Patriots to a third place finish in the state as a junior and a second place showing as a senior...was a part of the Inter-Ac Conference Cross Country championship team as a junior.
Personal: Born Nicholas Andrew Meloro on January 3, 1994...the son of Glenn and Joanne Meloro...has two brothers, Daniel and Michael.