Kim Melechinsky
Kim Melechinsky
Year: Jr.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
Previous College: San Diego Mesa College
Position: Distance

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CAL STATE FULLERTON
CROSS COUNTRY JUNIOR (2014): Competed in five events for the season…opened the season at the Fullerton-hosted Mark Covert Classic on Aug. 30, finishing 49th overall with a time of 20:09.9 over the 5K course…ran a season-best 5K time of 18:57.8 at the Highlander Invitational on Oct. 18, also finishing a season-best 42nd overall and seventh among CSF participants...concluded the season at the Big West Championships in Riverside, Calif., on Nov. 1, covering the course in a season-best 6K mark of 23:08.3 to finish 50th overall and seventh among Fullerton participants.

SAN DIEGO MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Competed two seasons under head coach Tom Hunt in the Foothill Conference… clinched track and field and cross country conference championship in both her freshman and sophomore seasons… as a freshman, finished fifth in the steeple chase at state championships and eighth in conference… concluded her sophomore campaign finishing 10th at state championships and second in conference.    

MIRA MESA HIGH SCHOOL
Ran four seasons of track and three seasons of cross country for the Marauders under head coach Eric Miller… qualified for CIF honors in cross country for three seasons and track for one season. 

PERSONAL
Born in San Diego, Calif... parents are Debbie and Michael... has one sister... majoring in kinesiology… wants to become an athletic trainer or go into the sports medicine field… chose Fullerton because of the great kinesiology program… lists going to the beach, hanging out with friends and going out to eat among some of her hobbies… favorites include: the beach (place to run), USA Track (athletic team), Planet of the Apes (movie), Rebelution (music), James Franco (actor), pizza, ice cream and sushi (foods).