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Melanie Trumbo Bio
Courtesy: GeorgiaSouthernEagles.com
Release: 01/07/2008

2007-2008:  Indoor Recognized with All-Conference honors in the High Jump and the Pentathlon...Titled in the Pentathlon at the Southern Conference Championships with a score of 3,248, which is the second best score in GSU history...Finished second in the High Jump at the SoCon Championships clearing 5’04.25”, which is a new personal best. Outdoor   Tabbed All-Conference in the High Jump and Heptathlon...Named the team’s MVP for her efforts this season...Achieved a personal best in the Heptathlon with the fourth best score (4,321) in GSU history at the Southern Conference Championships...Recorded a personal best in the High Jump with a distance of 5’6”, which is the second best mark in GSU history...Threw a personal best 123’02 in the Javelin at the Pepsi Florida Relays, which is the fourth best mark in school history.

 

2006-2007:  Indoor Jumped a season best 5’03.0” in the High Jump at the Niswonger Invitational...Posted a career best mark of 3001 in the Pentathlon at the Southern Conference Championships.  Outdoor Helped GSU to their first-ever SoCon Championship...Achieved the fifth best score in GSU history in the Heptathlon at the SoCon Championships with a score of 4029...Recorded a jump of 5’3” at the SoCon Championships in the High Jump...Competed in the Shot Put at the Coastal Carolina Classic throwing 34’00.25”...Career best mark of 105”in the Javelin at the Southern Conference Championships...Was named SoCon All-Academic for her efforts in the classroom.

 

Prep:  Earned five varsity letters from Brookwood High School in Snellville, Ga.; three in track & field and two in cross country...Competed under head coach Mark Kelley...Outstanding competitor in the High Jump...A three time region 8-AAAAA champion (2004-06)...State runner up in the High Jump as a sophomore and senior...Set school record at 5’07” in 2005...Finished her junior season ranked second overall in the High Jump...Named to the All-County team in 2004, 2005 and 2006...Graduated as a Scholar Athlete.

 

Personal:  Born Melanie Nicole Trumbo in Tampa, Fla. on May 24, 1988 to parents Steven and Debbie Trumbo...A native of Lilburn, Ga...Craziest ambition is to climb Mt. Everest...Hobbies include playing the guitar and piano and backpacking...Favorite place on campus is Chick-Fil-A...Describes herself as tall...Favorite sports figure is Amy Acuff...A recreation major.