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  Melissa Wiley

Melissa Wiley

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Columbus West

Event:
Hurdles

Birthdate:
08/16/1987

Melissa Wiley


RECORDS: Holds the Bobcat program record in the 55 meter hurdles ... Set the new record at the Capital Invitational on Jan. 25, 2008 when she recorded a time of 8.01 ... Previous record was 8.08 set by Melody Royster in 2002.

2009: INDOOR SEASON: Placed ninth in the 60-meter hurdles at the MAC Championship with her season-best time of 8.89, also Ohio's season best ... Won the 55-meter hurdles at both the Marietta Open and the Kenyon Classic ... Set Ohio's season-best time of 8.41 in the 55-meter hurdles at the Marietta Open ... Won the 60-meter hurdles at the Kent Duals ... Also ran Ohio's season-best time in the 200 meters of 25.44 at the MAC Championship, placing16th ... Won the 200 at the Marietta Open ... Member of winning 4x400 relay team at the Kenyon Classic. OUTDOOR SEASON: Took fourth at the MAC Championship in the 100-meter hurdles, running Ohio's season-best time of 14.12 in the preliminaries and nearly matching it with a 14.13 in the finals ... Also placed eighth at the MAC Championship in the 400-meter hurdles, again running Ohio's season-best time of 1:01.91 in the prelims ... A fixture on the 4x100-meter relay squad ... Ran on both the 4x100 and 4x400 teams in the MAC Championship that placed sixth and eighth, respectively ... Also recorded Ohio's season-best time in the 200 metes of 24.99 at the Hillsdale Relays.

2008: OUTDOOR SEASON: Competed in the sprints, the 100 meter hurdles, and relays for the Bobcats ... Part of the 4x100 relay teams that took first at both the Green and White Invite and the Ohio Open, as well as the 4 x 400 team that took first at the Green and White Invite ... Placed first in the 100 meter hurdles (15.00) at the Ohio Open ... Also took first in the 100 meter dash at the Ohio Open (12.55) ... INDOOR SEASON: Competed in the 55 meter dash, 55 meter hurdles, 60 meter hurdles, 200 meter dash as well as relays for the Bobcats during the 2008 indoor season ... Finished first in the 55 meter hurdles at the Capital Invitational on Jan. 25 with a final time of 8.54 ... Also helped the 4x200 relay team to a first-place finish at the same meet with a time of 1:47.91 ... Season-best time in the 200 meter dash was 26.33 at the Akron Open on Feb. 1.

2007: OUTDOOR SEASON: Ran the 200 meters at the MAC Championships in a season-best time of 25.47 ... Posted a time of 14.28 in the 100 meter hurdles at the Hillsdale Relays ... INDOOR SEASON: Took fourth in the 60-meter hurdles at the MAC Championships, recording a season-best 8.67 and posting the team's top time for the season ... Finished second in the same event at the Buckeye Invite.

2006: OUTDOOR SEASON: Captured first place at the Ohio Open in the 100-meter dash, recording the team's second-fastest time (12.34) ... Finished 19th at the MAC Championships in the 100-meter dash (12.41) ... Took third at the Ohio Invitational in the 200-meter dash with a season-best 26.19, the team's third-best mark ... Ran on the 4x100-meter relay, placing 11th at the MAC Championships ... INDOOR SEASON: Posted the team's top 60m hurdles time (9.04) at the All-Ohio Championships to finish eighth ... Recorded the top time in the 200m at the Central Collegiate Championships ... Took first in the 55m hurdles (8.42) and third in the 200m at the Marietta Open ... Placed second in the 55m hurdles and fourth in the 200m at the Scarlet & Gray Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named track team MVP three-straight years ... Named All-Ohio and Academic All-Ohio ... Won city championship ... Placed sixth in the state in 2005 ... Ran a personal-best time of 14.4 in the 100m hurdles.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Queenie Wiley ... Majoring in communications with a minor in business.