Melekia Simpson
Melekia Simpson

Hometown:
Greenwood, S.C.

High School:
Greenwood

Last College:
Coastal Carolina

Event:
Sprints

Year (I/O):
Sr./Sr.


2012: Indoors, competed in the 60m and 200m...ran a season-best 7.93 in the 60m at the Rod McCravy Memorial...in her only 200m appearance of the indoor season, ran a 25.87...Outdoors, competed in the 100m and 200m...won the Gamecock Open...ran a season-best 12.15 in the 100m at the SEC Outdoor Championships, placing 19th in the prelims...also ran a season-best in the 200m at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a 24.89.

AT COASTAL CAROLINA: Indoor, ran a personal best 7.77 in the 60m in the finals at the Big South Indoor Conference Championships, placing sixth ... outdoors, ran the anchor leg for the runner-up 4x100m relay team at Big South Conference Championships and ran a personal-best time of 11.93 in the 100m ... ran 25.23 to take fifth in the 200m.

HIGH SCHOOL: All-State in the 200 meters her senior year... Lettered in track and field all four years... Participated at the Junior Olympics her junior year... Earned All-Region honors her senior, sophomore and freshman years... Played basketball all four years.