Melissa Whyman
Melissa Whyman
Height: 5-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Plattsburgh, N.Y.
High School: Seton Catholic
Event(s): Mid-Distance

Cross Country Career Stats

2016 Track & Field: Finished eleventh in the Mile with a personal best time of 5:22.23 at the SUNYAC Indoor Championships (2/27) ... Finished eleventh in the 800m with a time of 2:22.46 at the SUNYAC Outdoor Championships (5/6). 

2015 Cross Country: Ran a season 6,000m best of best of 24:03.7 at the Rowan Interregional Border Battle (10/17).

Prior to Geneseo: Ran for head coach Kathy Champagne while on the Seton Catholic cross country team ... participated in the CVAC cross country team championships from 2010-2012 ... CVAC All-Star Team for two years ... four-time team state qualifier in cross country ... Footlocker All-Regional team in 2012 ... 2011 New Balance National Qualifier in the freshman mile for indoor track ... section champions and state qualifier in the 4x800-meter for three-straight years in outdoor track ... Valedictorian of the class of 2014 ... received highest honors in 2013 and 2014 ... named NYS High School Scholastic Athlete from 2011-2014.

Personal: Melissa Denise Whyman was born to Kevin and Denise Whyman in Plattsburgh, N.Y. ... has a younger sister, Monica ... cousin Brandon Laurin participates on the soccer team at SUNY Potsdam ... competed against current teammate Maria Remillard in high school ... best advice she's received is, before every race, her dad reminds her to "go out there, do your best and just have fun" ... majoring in English.

Top Performances

YearSport800m1000m1500mMile3000m
2017 Outdoor 2:31.41 -- -- 5:26.31 -- -- -- --
2017 Indoor 2:24.18 3:13.93 -- -- 5:43.44 11:27.18
2016 Outdoor 2:22.46 -- -- 5:01.53 -- -- -- --
2016 Indoor 2:23.84 3:09.45 -- -- 5:22.23 -- --
2015 Indoor -- -- -- -- -- -- 5:26.32 -- --

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
Apr 29, 2017 Cardinal Classic 800m 2:44.61 28
Apr 29, 2017 Cardinal Classic 1500m 5:26.31 38
Apr 2, 2017 Geneseo Early Season Invitational 800m 2:31.41 12
Feb 24–25, 2017 SUNYAC Indoor Track & Field Championships 800m 2:30.05 16
Feb 10–11, 2017 Boston University David Hemery Valentine Inv. 800m 2:30.12 124
Feb 3, 2017 RIT February Invitational Mile 5:43.44 8
Feb 3, 2017 RIT February Invitational 1600m Relay 4:29.15 6
Jan 27–28, 2017 19th Annual Bison Open 800m 2:24.18 14
Jan 20, 2017 Highlander Invitational 3000 11:50.58 14
Jan 20, 2017 Highlander Invitational Mile 5:44.26 18
Jan 14, 2017 Utica College Pioneer Invitational 2 1000 3:13.93 2
Jan 14, 2017 Utica College Pioneer Invitational 2 1600m Relay 4:25.90 9
Dec 9, 2016 Houghton December Classic 3000 11:27.18 9
Dec 9, 2016 Houghton December Classic 1600m Relay 4:28.04 3
May 6–7, 2016 SUNYAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships 800m 2:22.46 11
Apr 30, 2016 St. John Fisher College Cardinal Classic 800m 2:24.36 12
Apr 30, 2016 St. John Fisher College Cardinal Classic 1600m Relay 4:20.68 6
Apr 23, 2016 Rochester Spring Invite 800m 2:38.72 29
Apr 16–17, 2016 Bison Outdoor Classic 800m 2:33.36 88
Apr 16–17, 2016 Bison Outdoor Classic 1500m NT  
Apr 11, 2016 Nazareth College ROC City Track & Field Classic 1500m 5:01.53 9
Mar 30, 2016 2016 Geneseo Early Mid-Week 1500m 5:12.52 7
Mar 30, 2016 2016 Geneseo Early Mid-Week 1600m Relay 4:30.71 5
Feb 26–27, 2016 SUNYAC Indoor Track & Field Championships Mile 5:22.23 11
Feb 20, 2016 Golden Eagle Invite 800m 2:34.38 23
Feb 12–13, 2016 David Hemery Valentine Invitational Mile 5:36.79 202
Feb 12–13, 2016 David Hemery Valentine Invitational 800m 2:23.84 118
Feb 6–7, 2016 Ithaca College Bomber Invitational 1000 3:13.67 7
Feb 6–7, 2016 Ithaca College Bomber Invitational 1600m Relay 4:26.88 12
Jan 29, 2016 18th Annual Bison Open + Multi 800m 2:24.80 12
Jan 29, 2016 18th Annual Bison Open + Multi 1600m Relay 4:13.12 9
Jan 22, 2016 Highlander Invitational Mile 5:26.41 11
Jan 22, 2016 Highlander Invitational 1600m Relay 4:29.31 5
Jan 16, 2016 RIT Tiger Invitational 800m 2:25.14 2
Jan 16, 2016 RIT Tiger Invitational 1600m Relay 4:20.48 3
Dec 5, 2015 Brockport Early Season Invite 1000 3:09.45 2
Dec 5, 2015 Brockport Early Season Invite 1600m Relay 4:25.68 6
Dec 6, 2014 Brockport Early Season Invite Mile 5:26.32 4
Dec 6, 2014 Brockport Early Season Invite 1600m Relay 4:27.29 5