Melissa McDonald
    Melissa McDonald

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Johnsburg, Ill.

    High School:
    Johnsburg

    Event:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    01/14/1992

    Experience:
    JR


    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    02/08/2014

    Saluki men and women both emerge victorious at conclusion of SIU Invitational

    Southern added 11 event titles on Day Two to push its meet total to 14.

    12/07/2013

    Salukis dominate at Saluki Fast Start to open indoor season

    Southern won 10 event titles and notched the highest collegiate finisher in three additional events.

    05/04/2013

    Salukis turn in solid performance at Saluki Outdoor Open

    Southern travels back to Des Moines, Iowa, next Thursday, May 9, for the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Championships.

    04/03/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.

    TFRRS Bio


    2012-13
    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).

    High School
    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.

    Personal
    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.

    SIU