Melissa Phung
Melissa Phung
Height: 5-3
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Woodinville, Wash.
High School: Woodinville
Major: Cognitive Science

2019 (First-year): Was among the team’s top-five finishers in all seven races she competed in during the 2019 season… Was the third Spartan to cross the finish line and placed 60th overall at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships, crossing the line in a season-best 6K time of 22:59.2… Placed 48th overall and was the fifth Spartan to finish at the UAA Championships on November 2… Was the team’s second finisher and placed fifth in the field of 50 runners at the Sudeck Classic Stampede on August 31.

  Meet Dist. # of Runners Time Overall Pl. Team Pl.
Aug. 31 Sudeck Classic Stampede 4K 50 15:27.3 5 2
Sep. 7 Knight Invite 6K 200 23:25.5 50 5
Sep. 28 All-Ohio Championships 6K 282 (125 D3) 24:06.4 69 (20 D3) 5
Oct. 5 Live in Lou Classic 6K  No individual results (course error) 5
Oct. 19 Inter-Regional Rumble 6K 283 23:03.0 66 5
Nov. 2 UAA Championships 6K 76 23:36.9 48 5
Nov. 16 NCAA Great Lakes Regional 6K 233 22:59.2 60 3

 

Personal: Was a four year member of the Woodinville High School cross country and track & field teams, serving as a captain from 2017-19... Coached by Jennifer Bolibol... Was her high school team's Most Valuable Player and named second team all-county... Winner of the school's "Iron Falcon" award two years in a row... Was a WIAA State Athlete for cross country in 2018 and for track in 2016 and 2019... Named a Washington State Academic Honor Studentand winner of the Woodinville Rotary Scholarship Award... Recorded top times of 58.92 in the 400m Dash, 2:20.42 in the 800m Run and a top cross country 5K time of 19:26... Born April 8... Daughter of Hai and Patricia.