Honor Roll students rank in the top 15 percent of their respective college
The Mustangs Capture Their Fifth Conference Title In Six Years
Melanie Stemper Finished 42nd Out Of 198 Total Runners
Freshman Tova Magnusson Placed Second Overall In The First 5K Race Of Her Career
Sophomores Melanie Stemper and Shanoah Souza Place First and Second Overall
2014 (So.): Finished 101st at the NCAA South Central (6K) with a time of 23:09.0... Clocked a time of 23:06, a new personal 6K record, at the time American Athletic Conference Champioship, good for fourth on the team and 37th overall... Crossed the finish line 257th (23:51) at the Wisconsin Invitational (6K)...Set a new personal record at the Notre Dame Invitational (5K), finishing 157th with a time of 18:38.4... Placed 32nd at the UNT Invitational (5K) with a time of 19:25.4... Finished 54th at the Bear Twilight Invitational (4K) with a time of 16:08.6.
2013 (Fr.): Placed 50th at The American Championship (6K) as she crossed the finish line in 23:31.0 to help SMU win the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championship and the Mustangs fifth conference title in six years... Finished in the top 15 at the UTA Invitational (19:20.6) and the North Texas Invite (18:57.2) where she placed 14th and 12th, respectively... SMU won team titles at each event... Placed 50th in the first collegiatate race of her career at the Baylor Invitational (4K) as she crossed the finish line in 15:38.0.
Prior to SMU: Named her teams Most Valuable Player as a senior at Notre Dame Preparatory... Arizona state meet runner-up in 3200m and third place finisher in 5k... Owns school records in 3200m, 5k and 4x800m races...Named as an Arizona Division II first-team all-state performer in cross country and track & field... Academically, she earned scholar-athlete status during all four years at Notre Dame Preparattory.
Personal: Anticipated business administration major... Parents are Keith and Brenda... Has two siblings.