Melissa Jones
Melissa Jones
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Boerne, Texas
High School: Champion HS
Position: DISTANCE

2010 Cross Country: Ran in three meets during the season...best finish came at the Islanders Splash (9/24) finishing 16th with a time of 19:02...finished 40th at the Ricardo Romo/Six Flags Texas Classic crossing the finish line at 20:02.6...2010 Outdoor Track: Competed in six outdoor meets running the 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 400m hurdles, 3000m steeplechase...finished third in the steeplechase at the Cactus Cup (3/20) with a time of 12:05.45...2010 Indoor Track: Ran in two meets during the indoor season running the 800m and mile...qualified for the Southland Conference indoor championships (2/28) in the mile...2009 Cross Country: Ran in two races with best finish coming at Brazos Valley Open finishing in sixth place.

In High School: Earned four letters in both cross country and track at Boerne High School and Boerne Champion High School...ran first three years at Boerne High School and final season at Champion...teams won district crown in cross country all four seasons and was first in track first three years at Boerne...finished second in her district in cross country followed by a fifth-place regional finish...was 15th at the state meet in a personal-best time of 11:54...competed at the state meet all four years twice earning team MVP honors...also named to the San Antonio Express-News 4A team...won district and regional titles as a senior in the 1,600 and 3,200...finished fourth at the state championships in the 1,600 with a personal-best time of 5:06 and was seventh in the state in the 3,200...won district title as a senior with a career-best 11:32 in the 3,200...both times were individual school records at Champion, while she was part of record-setting 4x800 at Boerne and distance-medley relay at Champion...MVP of team in track as senior.

Personal: Born Melissa Lee Jones on Aug. 2, 1991 in San Antonio...daughter of Michael and Lee Jones...has two sisters Michelle and Emily... Emily also competes for A&M-Corpus Christi...Plans to major in sports management.