High School: Graduated in 2012 … Competed in cross country and track and field … Attained a personal best cross country (2-mile) time of 11:58 at the 2008 Region I Championships … On the track, attained personal records of 11:59 (3200M), and 5:39 (1600M) at the Russell Graham Memorial Regional Qualifier in 2011 … Also participated in the Spanish and Art Clubs and was a first grade Bible study teacher.
Intended College Major: Wildlife Management
Hobbies: Hanging out with friends and family; running road races around Texas.
Personal: Born Nov. 5, 1993 in Hillsboro, Texas, Melina is the daughter of Genaro and Maria and she has two siblings, Luis and Zulma … Chose SPC because she loved the environment around the campus as well as the fact it is very close to home … Hopes to earn a degree and a national championship ring while she is here.
|Michaela Johnson||SO||Carlsbad, N.M.||Carlsbad HS|
|Maddie Kauffman||FR||Lubbock, Texas||Coronado HS|
|Brittany Letts||FR||Hazel Crest, Ill.||Hillcrest HS|
|Darroneshia Lott||SO||Pensacola, Fla.||Pine Forrest HS|
|Ekaterina Miroshnikova||FR||Essentuki, Russia||Barton County CC|
|Desreen Montague||FR||St. Catherine, Jamaica||Edwin Allen HS|
|Melina Morantes||FR||Hereford, Texas||Hereford HS|
|Sarah Peterson||FR||Carlsbad, N.M.||Carlsbad HS|
|Taya Thetford||FR||Lubbock, Texas||Monterrey HS|