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Melissa Teemant Athlete Profile

Melissa Teemant

Position: Distance Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 1994-1997 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT


  • 1997 USTFCA 1,500 meters (Indoor)


  • Majoring in physical education/health promotion

Before BYU

  • 1992 Utah state champion in the 800m
  • Placed second at the 1992 state meet in the 1600m
  • Ranked fifth nationally among prep senior class runners
  • Summer 1993 placed fourth at USA Junior Nationals in the 800m


  • NCAA Indoor All-American: 1997 (1500m)
  • NCAA Outdoor All-American: 1994 (1500m)

1994 | Freshman Year

All-WAC indoors - first in the distance medley relay (12:09.79)...All-WAC outdoors - second in the 1500m (4:25.85)...All-American outdoor - 10th in the 1500m (4:26.54)...Cougar Club Scholar/Athlete...competed in NCAA cross country meets.

1995 | Sophomore Year

Competed at the USA-Mobil Track and Field Championships in the exhibition 3000m steeplechase and took second with a season-best time of 10:56.45.

1996 | Junior Year

WAC Indoor Champion in the distance medley relay (12:12.28)...WAC runner up in the mile (5:08.00)...WAC Outdoor Champion in the 1500m run (4:31.00)...competes in cross country and distance events.