Speakman third, Melian second at Princeton Invitational
Melian takes second in 6k women's race, Speakman third in men's 8k
Finished 14th out of 207 runners at national meet
Christina Melian is coming off first-place finishes at Stony Brook Opener and Wolfie Invitational
Junior beats out members of defending national champion Providence for first
2014: Won the Stony Brook Season Opener in a 4k time of 14:31.98 (8/30)...won Wolfie Invitational in 5k time of 18:37.36...was 14th out of 207 runners in 5k time of 17:24 to lead Seawolves at Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown (9/26)...was second in a 6k time of 21:12 at the Princeton Invitational (10/18).
Personal: Christina Melian ... born November 27, 1994 in Staten Island, New York ... daughter of Larry and Carol Melian ... one sister, Amanda.