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Melissa Arango
Melissa Arango

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hillsborough, N.J.

High School:
Hillsborough HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Jumps/Hurdles


2010 Outdoor: Ran in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.56 at the Georgia Tech Invite... Set a personal-best of 14.39 in the preliminary round of the short hurdles at Liberty Twilight... Big South Conference finalist in the triple jump and 100m hurdles... Placed sixth in the short hurdles at the Joe Hilton Carolina Fast Times ... Competed in the triple jump and placed ninth in the 100m hurdles at Shamrock Invite.

2010 Indoor: Big South Indoor Champion in the 60m hurdles with a personal-best time of 8.72... Jumped 17'5.25" in the long jump at indoor conference championships... Won the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.86 at the Clemson Tiger Tune-Up... Jumped a season-best 17'6.25" in the long jump at Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup.

2009 Outdoor: Finished fifth at the Big South Championships in the 100-meter hurdles with a personal best of 14.86... Had a 16'3" long jump at the Big South Championships and Duke Invite.

2009 Indoor: Finished fifth at the Big South Championships in 60-meter hurdles... Had a season best 8.98 in 60-meter hurdles in the qualifying round at the Big South Championships... Finished ninth in long jump at Big South Championships... Had a season-best long jump of 17'2.75" at New Balance Collegiate Invitational.

2008 Outdoor: Placed seventh at the Big South Championships in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15:07... Turned in a 15.05 in the 100-meter hurdles at the Asics/Winthrop Invitational... Placed 10th at the Big South Championships in the 400-meter hurdles and 13th in the long jump.

2008 Indoor: Leaped a season-best 35'1" in the triple jump at the Tiger Indoor Invitational... Clocked a 9.46 in 100-meters at the Dick Taylor UNC Relays.

High School: Member of Hillsborough's winter and spring track and field teams all four years... All-America in the shuttle hurdles during junior winter track season... Earned two First-Team All-Area honors as a senior, one for the 55-meter high hurdles in the winter and one for the triple jump in the spring... Received Second-Team All-County distinctions for the high hurdles in both winter and spring track her junior season... Also competed in gymnastics.

Personal: Full name: Melissa Terry Arango... Daughter of Louis and Maritza Arango... Majoring in health promotion.