Melissa Trusty
Melissa Trusty

Player Profile

Chester, Pa.

High School:
Christian Academy


2005 CROSS COUNTRY - Veteran runner who placed at the first two meets of the year... finished 31st overall with a time of 20:4.0 at the Great Meadows Invitational.

2005 OUTDOOR TRACK - Ran a season-best 19:10.3 in the 5,000 meters at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational and finished eighth... had a second-place finish at the Morgan State Legacy Meet where she ran a 19:27.68... placed ninth at the Navy Invitational running a 19:30.86.

2005 INDOOR TRACK - Finished 16th in the mile at the Maryland Invitational posting a time of 1:34.93.

2004 CROSS COUNTRY - Ran in all seven of the Terps' races, posting season-best times of 19:50.01 (5k) and 24:13 (6k)... best overall finish came at the ACC Pre-Meet, when she finished 11th overall... finished 14th at the JMU Invitational and 72nd at the ACC Championships.

2004 OUTDOOR TRACK - Ran a 20:32.89 in the 5,000 meters at the Terrapin Invitational.

2004 INDOOR TRACK - Ran a 6:02.05 to finish eighth overall in the mile at the Collegiate Open.

BEFORE MARYLAND - Ran varsity cross country at The Christian Academy in Brookhaven, Pa... won varsity letters in basketball and tennis... MVP and captain of her cross country team for two years... holds the women's course record for 3.1 miles... won the Coach's Award... selected first team All-State two times and second team All-State once... first team All-Delaware County and second team All-Delaware County... in basketball, won the Coach's Award and was on an All-Tournament team... was president of the National Honor Society... participated in choir, band and the school yearbook.

PERSONAL - Daughter of LeeAnn and Walter Trusty... has four brothers, Joshua, Elijah, Ethan and Auston, and one sister, Onnie... enjoys dance... favorite athlete is Marion Jones... majoring in kinesiology.