Senior Melissa Thompson won the 1500m run to help Ohio secure a fourth-place finish out of 19 teams at the All-Ohio Championships.
2015-2016 Season Outdoor: Did not compete Indoor: Started the season with a second-place finish in the 800m run at the Marshall Opener clocking in at 2:22.35… Placed second at the SPIRE North Coast Indoor T&F Open in the 4x400m relay at 4:09.15 and fifth in the 800m at 2:24.35… Recorded a season-best in the 800m at the Akron Invitational with a time of 2:22.19… Ended the season at the OSU Invitational in the 800m clocking in at 2:34.73 to place 17th.
2014-2015 Season Outdoor: Recorded a season-best in the 400m with a time of 1:01.02 at the Wake Forest Open… At the Ohio Cherry Blossom Invitational, won the 4x400 with a time of 4:01.94 and placed sixth in the 800m run with a time of 2:22.67… Recorded a personal-best in the 800m run at the All-Ohio Championships with a time of 2:19.51… At the Ohio Open, Won the 4x400m relay with a time of 4:04.51 and placed fifth in the 800m with a time of 2:30.50… Ended the season at the MAC Championships placing 12th in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:55.48. Indoor: Opened up the season at the Marshall vs. Ohio Dual, placed third in the 4x400m relay with a time of 4:06.11 and placed fourth in the 600m run with a personal-best time of 1:38.73… Recorded a season-best at the Youngstown St. National Invite in the 400m run with a time of 1:01.75 to place in the top-25… At the Chipotle Marshall Invitational, won the Distance Medley Relay with a season-best time of 12:33.15, placed fifth in the 4x400 with a time of 4:02.41 and placed 10th in the 400m run with a time of 1:01.84… Ended the season at the MAC Championship by placing 12th in the 4x400m relay with a time of 4:04.91.
2013-2014 Season Outdoor: Recorded an 11th-place finish with her 4x4 team at the Mid-American Conference Championships in a time of 3:52.93… Posted a sixth-place finish in the 4x4 at the Wake Forest Open in a time of 3:56.67… Finished fourth in the 4x4 in a performance of 4:06.34 at the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational… Posted a third-place finish in the 4x4 at the Ohio Cherry Blossom Invitational in a mark of 3:57.69… Finished seventh in the 4x4 at the All-Ohio Track & Field Championships in a mark of 3:57.28… Recorded a time of 4:02.43 in the 4x4 to place fifth at the RedHawk Invitational… Placed third in the 4x4 in a mark of 4:11.95, tenth in the 400-meter run in a time of 1:01.89 and 11th in the 200-meter run in a time of 26.75 at the Ohio Open. Indoor: Helped her 4x4 team place 11th at the Mid-American Conference Championships in a time of 3:57.11… Placed fifth in the 4x4 at the YSU Penguin Icebreaker in a time of 4:06.66… Also placed fifth in the 4x4 at the BGSU Tom Wright Classic in a time of 4:11.80… Finished sixth with her 4x4 team at the YSU National Invitational in a performance of 4:01.81… Posted a fifth-place finish in the 4x4 and a sixth-place finish in the 800-meter run at the Ohio State Tune-Up in times of 4:07.16 and 2:24.30, respectively.
Prior to Ohio: Attended Lakewood High School.
Personal: Daughter of Douglas and Laura Sacha… Has three siblings, Justin, Nicholas and Abigail… Majoring in Management and Strategic Leadership.