Melian takes second in 6k women's race, Speakman third in men's 8k
Finished 14th out of 207 runners at national meet
Junior beats out members of defending national champion Providence for first
Seawolves boast top individual and team performances in season opener
Stony Brook student-athletes continue to make their mark in the classroom.
2014: Placed fifth in 14:58.26 at the Stony Brook Season Opener (8/30)...finished 11th in 19:09.41 at the Wolfie Invitational (9/13)...placed 94th out of 207 runners in 5k time of 18:28 at Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown (9/26)...finished 38th in a 6k time of 22:33 at the Princeton Invitational (10/18).
High School: Five-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field at North Shore High School... part of North Shore cross country team that was ranked third in New York in 2010 and 2011...helped lead North Shore to a state championship in 2010 and 2011 in cross country...contributed to team that finished ninth nationally in Nike Cross Nationals during sophomore and junior seasons...part of the indoor 4x1500 relay squad that broke the national record in the event in 2012...four-time all-state selection in cross country...named all-state in the winter and spring 4x800 relay as a sophomore...tabbed all-state in the winter 3000 and spring 2000-meter steeple chase during junior year...won county championship in the 1000, 3000 and 2000-meter steeple chase as a senior...recognized as All-Long Island during junior and senior seasons...named all-country in cross country and winter track five times and spring track four times...High School Athlete of the Year as a senior...holds eighth grade New York State indoor record in the 5000-meter...member of National Honors Society.
Personal: Mathematics major...daughter of Christopher and Donna Caldwell...sister of Michael Caldwell...favorite TV show is Criminal Minds.