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Melina Gallas
Melina Gallas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Paris, France

Height:
5-9

10/27/2012

PETRA KUBESOVA EARNS GOLD IN CONFERENCE CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP

UMES Women Finish Fifth, Men Finish in Top 10 of Conference Championship

10/15/2012

PETRA KUBESOVA SETS SCHOOL RECORD IN 6,000-METER RUN AT TRIBE OPEN

First-year Runner Petra Kubesova Earns Silver in School Record Setting Race

10/08/2012

ZAVIOR BROWN AND MELINA GALLAS EARN HAWKS TOP FINISH

Brown Returns for Hawks with Fifth Place Finish, Gallas Takes 11th in Hornet Invite

09/22/2012

MELINA GALLAS HAS HIGHEST FINISH FOR HAWKS IN TOWSON INVITATIONAL

Gallas Posts a 27th Place Finish for Hawks

09/15/2012

CODJO GBEDO AND LATITIA SALLEY HAVE HAWKS HIGHEST FINISH

Women's Cross Country Finishes in Top Five of Cappy Anderson

2012 Cross Country Season: Finished 11th in the Del St. Invite with a time of 21:29:14. Finished 63rd overall in the William & Mary Open and 58th overall in the MEAC Championship.

2011 Cross Country Season: Had a season's best 20:31.00 in the Delaware State Invitational ... She posted an average time of just under 22.5 minutes in the team's seven meets ... Ran a 21:51.71 in the MEAC Championship.

2011 Indoor Season: Season-bests: 60m - 8.01 (Navy Invitational); 200m - 25.31/also team-best (UMES Collegiate Invitational); 400m - 57.73 (UMES Collegiate Invitational); 500m - 1:17.43 (UMES Coach O Invitational) ... Also competed at the ECAC Championship, Giegengack Invitational, Albany Great Dane Classic, MEAC Championship and Penn State Nationals.

2010 Cross Country Season: Competed in all of UMES' seven meets ... Placed seventh with a time of 22:16.88 to help the Lady Hawks to a meet title at the Delaware State Open ... Ran a season-best time of 21:18.30 at the MEAC Championship, hosted by UMES.

2010 Outdoor Season: Season-bests: 100m (team-best 12.44 - Wake Forest Open); 200m (25.17 - MEAC Championships); 400m (team-best 56.39 - MEAC Championships) ... Member of the 4x200 relay that ran a 1:41.31 at Penn Relays and the 4x400 relay that ran a 3:43.77 at the ECAC Championships ... Also competed at Delaware State Invitational, Coppin State Eagle Twilight, Morgan State Legacy and Penn Invite.

2010 Indoor Season: Named the team Rookie of the Year ... Season-bests: 55m (7.38 - Albany Great Dane Classic); 200m (25.91 - Albany Great Dane Classic); 400m (56.33 - New Balance Collegiate Invitational); 500m (1:17.54 - UMES Coach O Invitational) ... Member of the 4x400 relay that ran a 3:45.74 and the DMR that ran a 12:04.04 at the MEAC Championships ... Also competed at the Penn State Nationals, Metropolitan Coaches Invitational and NYC Gotham Cup.

2009 Cross Country Season: Competed in three races ... Crossed 22nd at the Delaware State Hornet Invitational with a season best time of 22:59.09 ... Ran a 24:45.83 at the Delaware Blue & Gold Invitational, which was good for 121st place ... Placed 52nd at the MEAC Championship at UMES with a time of 23:06.31.

Personal: Born November 7, 1988 in Pointe a Pitre, Guadaloupe (France) ... Has two brothers ... Major is business ... Personal best sports moment was standing third on the podium at the Trinidad 2003 Carifta Games ... Enjoys dancing ... Favorite author is Mary Higgins Clark ... Favorite movie is Brown Sugar.