Melissa is a graduate of DePaul University where she competed in both javelin and hammer. She was the 4 time Big East conference champion in the Javelin.
Melissa is coached by Langley Mustangs Coach Tom Nielsen. According to Nielsen, “It was clear to me since her arrival to our program Melissa was capable of some very big throws. Her consistent improvements ultimately lead to a new personal best and her PAN AM qualifying mark.”
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