Won 5K Friday in Boston against field with four nationally ranked teams
Seawolves junior takes top individual spot against talented field
Seawolves back in action Saturday at home
Becomes sixth different Stony Brook woman to qualify for an individual NCAA Championship event since 2008
Stony Brook has won seven straight women's cross country Scholar-Athlete awards
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)...finished second in 5k time of 17:21.77 to help Seawolves to runner-up finish at America East Championships...earned All-Region status with 15th-place finish in 6k time of 20:44.95 at NCAA Regionals (11/14).
Personal: Christina Melian ... born November 27, 1994 in Staten Island, New York ... daughter of Larry and Carol Melian ... one sister, Amanda.