Melissa Gilkey
Melissa Gilkey
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Woodinville, Wash.
High School: Woodinville
Events: Javelin

PERSONAL BESTS

EVENTMARKMEETDATE
Javelin44.24mNCAA Outdoor Championships5/25/2013
Discus25.91mUAA Outdoor Championships4/27/2013
Bold denotes school record

 

2013-14: Finished 12th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the javelin with a toss of 41.79m ... Won the UAA Outdoor title in the javelin for the second year in a row to earn all-UAA honors ... Selected as the UAA Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week May 5 and May 12 ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

2012-13: Earned All-America honors in the javelin by finishing third at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a school-record throw of 44.24m on her first attempt of the finals ... Broke her own school record in winning the UAA Outdoor title in the javelin (42.72m) ... Set the school record in the javelin with a throw of 41.46m at the Washington University Invitational (3/29) ... Named the UAA Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week April 1 ... UAA all-academic ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

2011-12: Earned all-UAA honors with a third-place finish in the javelin at the UAA Championships ... Posted the second-best mark in school history (40.36m) at the Dr. Keeler Invite (5/11) ... USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned varsity letters in basketball, volleyball, and track & field at Woodinville High School … Set the Woodinville High School record in the javelin ... 2011 KingCo 4A Champion in the javelin ... Competed at the 2010 and 2011 state track & field championships in the javelin ... High's School's Athlete of the Year … Member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Majoring in finance and marketing … Also a starting forward on the WUSTL women's basketball team ... Daughter of Mike and Kathleen Gilkey.