Melanie Steere Athlete Profile

Melanie Steere

Melanie Steere
Position: Distance Height: 5-2 Roster Years: 1999-2001 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT



All-America

  • 1999 USTFCA D.M.R (Indoor)
  • 2000 USTFCA 800 meters (Outdoor)
  • 2000 WICCA (Cross Country)
  • 2001 USTFCA Mile (Indoor)


Academic All-America

  • 2001 CoSida Second Team 

Personal

  • Dietetics major
  • Parents are Bruce and Glenys Clark
  • Husband is Jared

Before BYU

  • Kearns High School honors student and member of National Honor Society
  • 400m state champion her senior year
  • Lettered twice in soccer, twice in cross country and three times in track

Summary

  • Cougar Club Scholar Athlete (3.8 GPA)
  • Took third place in the 800m with a time of 2:09.4 at the Indoor WAC Championships
  • Received All-American honors at the NCAA Indoor National Championships for her part in the distance medley relay, coming in second place
  • Member of the school record-breaking distance medley team at the Penn Relays
  • Placed second in the outdoor 800m at the WAC Championships
  • Qualified for nationals in the outdoor 1500m with a season-best time of 4:20.36 at the Stanford Invitational

Other College

  • Member of team that took first place in the 800m at the 1996-97 NJCAA track and field championships and finished second in 1998
  • Member of Ricks College national championship cross country team in 1997 and 1998
  • Transferred from Ricks College