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2009-2010 Women's Track Roster


MeLyn Thompson

Class: SR
Position: Throws
Height: 5-6
Previous School: Girls Prepatory School
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.

2009-10
Indoor:
Placed fourth at the Sun Belt Championships in the shot put with a final mark of 46-6 (14.17m) ... Placed second in the shot at the MT Valentine Invitational with a mark of 47-8 (14.53m) ... Finished second in the shot put with a toss of 47-5 (14.45m) at the Blue Raider Invitational.
Outdoor: Came in fourth in the shot put with a mark of 46-6.25 (14.18m) at the 2010 Sun Belt Championships; also placed 12th in the discus, tossing 124-1 (37.82m) ... Won the shot put at the Boston-Moon Classic with a throw of 44-3 (13.48m) ... Placed fourth in the shot put and sixth in the discus with respective throws of 43-10.75 (13.38m) and 130-10 (39.88m) at the Rhodes Open Meet.

2008-09
Indoor:
Earned All-Sun Belt honors in the shot put placing third in the event at the Sun Belt Championships setting a lifetime bests of 47-11.25 (14.61m) in the event also threw 45-9 (13.94m) in the weight throw placing 16th in the event...Won the shot put with a toss of 46-4 (14.12m) and ninth in the weight throw (42-0 [12.8m]) at the Ed Temple Classic...Won the shot put throwing 45-2 (13.76m) and 12th in the weight throw with a toss of 40-3 (12.26m) at the MT Christmas Invitational...Placed second in the shot put and third in the weight throw at the Middle Tennessee Classic with of tosses of 47-5 (14.32m) and 45-5 (13.84m), respectively...Placed overall third in the shot put (43-7 [13.28m]) and ninth in the weight throw (42-0 [12.8m]) at the MT Valentine Invitational...Threw 47-6.25 (14.48m) in the shot put finishing seventh also placed 26th in the weight throw tossing 43-7.75 (13.3m) at the Kentucky Invitational...Finished 12th in the shot put with a toss of 46-3.5 (14.11m) at the Rod McCravy Memorial.
Outdoor: Placed second in the shot put with a mark of 41-3.25 (12.58m), fourth in the discus recording 123-0 (37.51m), and eighth in the hammer throw with a toss of 114-5.5 (34.89m) at the Boston-Moon Classic...Came in sixth in the shot put in 44-6.75 (13.58m) at the Sun Belt Championships...Placed 10th in the discus at the Georgia Relays recording a toss of 129-0 (39.32m)...Finished 11th in the shot put with a mark of 44-11.5 (13.70m) and 14th in the discus with a toss of 135-0 (41.15m) at the Tiger Track Classic.

2007-08
Indoor:
Won shot put (47-6) and placed 10th in weight throw (43-5.5) at MT Christmas Invitational ... Finished fourth in shot put (47-11.25) at Kentucky Invitational ... Won shot put (46-10) and placed ninth in weight throw (38-7) at Blue Raider Invitational ... Finished fourth in shot put (43-3) and eighth in weight throw (36-10.5) at Middle Tennessee Classic ... Placed second in shot put (45-2) and 12th in weight throw (39-2) at MT Valentine Invitational ... Finished fourth in shot put (45-4.25) at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Ranked 90th in the nation on the NCAA descending Order List in shot put with mark of 47-11.75 ... Earned All-Sun Belt honors after winning shot put at SBC Championships ... Won shot put (46-9) and placed third in hammer throw with personal-best 129-1 at Clemson Relays ... Placed seventh in shot put (46-3.25) at Yellowjacket Invitational and ninth (42-11) at Tiger Track Classic ... Finished 35th in shot put (41-9.75) at Sea Ray Relays ... Placed eighth in shot put (44-0.75) and 25th in hammer (124-3) at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Finished third in shot put (46-9), fifth in discus with personal-best 132-8 and eighth in hammer with PR of 138-4 at Coach O Invitational ... Won shot put with mark of 47-11.75 at Sun Belt Championships ... Placed 35th in shot put (44-2) at NCAA Mideast Regional.

2006-07
Indoor:
Placed second in shot put with personal-best 45-11 and placed 10th in weight throw with mark of 35-2 at MT Christmas Invitational ... Finished eighth in shot put (44-8) and 25th in weight throw with personal-best 44-11 at Kentucky Invitational ... Came in fourth in shot put (41-6) and weight throw (42-9.5) at Blue Raider Invitational ... Won shot put with personal-best 46-6.75 at Carle-Health Alliance Invitational ... Finished second in shot put (45-4.5) at Indiana Relays ... Placed third in shot put (45-0) and sixth in weight throw (44-5) at MT Valentine Invitational ... Finished 10th in shot put (41-1.75) and 14th in weight throw (44-3.25) at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Placed ninth in shot put with mark of 43-3 at Alabama Relays and eighth with mark of 43-9.75 at Yellowjacket Invitational ... Finished second in shot put (40-11.75), seventh in hammer throw (122-0) and 10th in discus (93-2) at Boston Moon Classic ... Placed 10th in shot put (43-7) and 23rd in hammer with personal-best 132-2 at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Broke school-record in shot put with mark of 49-5.75, winning event at Stan Lyons Invitational ... Also placed 18th in discus (122-8) and 23rd in hammer (116-11) at Stan Lyons ... Set school-record again in shot put, winning event at Sun Belt Championships with mark of 50-8.75 ... Came in 15th in discus (123-11) and 14th in hammer (118-1) at SBC Championships ... Placed 10th in shot put with mark of 48-10.25 at NCAA Mideast Regional.

High School: State title winner in both shot put and discus as senior at Girls Prepatory School ... Winning marks were 44-4.25 in shot put and 124-4 in discus ... Set personal best in discus as senior at Division II East Sectional with mark of 125-0.5 and PR in shot put at GPS home meet with mark of 45-2.

Personal: MeLyn Marie Thompson ... Daughter of Melvin and Gwendolyn Thompson ... Born October 12, 1987 ... Majoring in Early Childhood Education.