Alexandra Melehan
Alexandra  Melehan
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Canton, Ga.

High School:
Woodstock

Position:
Distance


2017 Track:
Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Did not compete.

2016 Cross Country:
Raced in the head-to-head meets with Kennesaw State and Georgia … Was just 3.4 seconds shy of her career best in the 5k at the UGA Invitational with a time of 18.48.8.

2016 Track: Indoor: Ran her best 3000m time of the season at the Music City Challenge, finishing 37th with a time of 10:32.20. Outdoor: Finished 13th in the 5000m at the Tiger Track Classic with a time of 18:03.28.

2015 Cross Country: Ran at three meets during her freshman campaign … Finished 29th at the JSU/Struts Invitational with a 4k time of 15:18.19.

High School:
Lettered four years in track, cross country at Woodstock High School in Woodstock, Ga. ... four-time team MVP in cross country, two-time team MVP in track ... Atlanta Track Club Team Georgia member (2013, 2014) ... Atlanta Track Club All-Metro Cross Country team member in 2013, second team in 2014 ... Holds high school record in 1600m (5:14.06), 3200m (11:01.19), 5000m outdoor (18:34.46), cross country 5k (18:06.30).

Personal:
Full name is Alexandra Marie Melehan … Daughter of Chris, Lauren Melehan … Born June 12, 1997 in Greensburg, Pa. ... Has a younger brother, Trevor … Father ran cross country at Carnegie Melon … Finished sixth in graduating class out of 442 … National Honors Society, co-president of Science NHS in 2013-14, International Science and Engineering Fair presenter in 2015 … Chose Georgia Tech because of engineering program, cross country and track teams, distance from home.