Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Southern added 11 event titles on Day Two to push its meet total to 14.
Southern won 10 event titles and notched the highest collegiate finisher in three additional events.
Southern travels back to Des Moines, Iowa, next Thursday, May 9, for the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Championships.
Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.
Ran in two events (mile, 3000m) in four meets indoors and three events (1500m, 3000m, 5000m) in four meets outdoors...Posted personal bests in the 1500m (4:56.07), mile (5:30.54), indoor 3000m (10:48.36), outdoor 3000m (10:35.42) and outdoor 5000m (19:02.90).
Played four years of basketball and softball, three years of volleyball, and one year of cross country her senior year in which she was team captain and was a sectional qualifier...Member of National Honor Society with a 3.9 GPA and graduated in the top 10 percent of her class.
Full name is Melissa Rose McDonald...Born Jan. 14, 1992, to Dan and Sherry McDonald...Her father works for ComEd, and her mother is a dental hygienist...Has a brother, Matt, and a sister, Michelle, who played basketball at Winona State...Majoring in dental hygiene.