Women improve and men repeat at C-USA championships in Mississippi
Mark Manion and Paige Callahan set to lead Green Wave in Mississippi
Men's team placed 12th and women's team unable to finish with Turlington dropping out of race
Both teams hope to repeat their Top 5 performances from last week
Paige Callahan takes first place for her first individual win
|Meloro's Career Best Performances|
|1,500 Meter||4:12.52 (3/23/13)|
|3,000 Meter||9:35.92 (3/9/13)|
|3,000 Meter Steeplechase||10:25.80 (3/16/13)|
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.