Melissa Fairchild
Melissa Fairchild
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wrightwood, Calif.
High School: Serrano High School
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Branford

Collegiate Bests: 

6k (xc) 22:09.5

5k (xc) 18:53.1

800m 2:18.07 

1,000m 2:55.62

1,500m 4:38.81 

Mile 5:04.12

High School Bests: 

1600m- 4:54

800m- 2:15

3200m- 10:57

3 Mile- 16:43 

2014-2015: In cross country, ran a personal best in the 6k of 22:09.5 at Lehigh…Ran a personal best of 18:53.1 in the 5k at HYP…Competed at Iona and the CCSU Mini Meet…In indoor track, ran a personal best of 2:55.62 in the 1,000-meter run at Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia, placing fifth…Ran a personal best of 5:04.12 in the mile at the BU Terrier Invitational…Competed on Yale’s seventh-place 4x800-meter relay team at the ECAC Championships…Sixth in the 1,000-meter run at HYP…In outdoor track, ran a personal best of 4:38.81 in the 1,500-meter at the Heptagonal Championships, placing 23rd…Eighth in the 1,500-meter at Harvard-Yale and ninth at the Mark Young Invitational. 

High School Accomplishments: In cross country, four-time league champion...Placed in the top 10 in the Division 2 California Cross Country State Meet four years in a row (2011-2014)…In track and field, league champion in the 1600m, 800m, 3200m and 4x400m relay.