Melanie Winters
Melanie Winters
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Stow
High School: Stow-Munroe Falls
Position: Multi-Events
Events: Sprints/Jumps
Major: Creative Writing

 2016

  • CoSIDA Academic All-American first-team selection
  • United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association Indoor Scholar Athlete of the Year
  • United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic selection
  • NCAA Division III Woman of the Year nominee
  • Division III Collegeiate Women Sports Awards/Honda Athlete of the Year for track and field nominee
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 selection
  • NCAA Division III Indoor Champion in the long jump
  • Earned three indoor All-American accolades (60-meter hurdles, high jump, long jump)
  • OAC Indoor Track Athlete of the Week on Feb. 1
  • United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Divsion III National Athlete of the Week on Jan. 26, 2016
  • OAC Champion in high jump with BW and OAC indoor school-record mark of 5'8.75"
  • OAC Champion in 55-meter hurdles in a school-record time of 8.07
  • All-Ohio Champion in high jump, long jump and pentathlon
  • BW school-record and All-Ohio Division III Indoor Championships record-holder in pentathlon (3,651 points)
  • Denison University's Mitchell Fieldhouse record-holder in pentathlon (3,651 points)
  • Indoor 60-meter dash season-best time of 7.94
  • Indoor 60-meter hurdles season-best time of 8.88
  • Indoor 200-meter dash season-best time of 25.68
  • Indoor long jump season-best mark of 18'11.25"
  • Indoor shot put season-best and career-best mark of 30'3.5"
  • NCAA Division III Outdoor champion in 100-meter hurdles and 200-meter dash,
  • NCAA Division III All-American in the outdoor long jump (runner-up)
  • OAC Outdoor Champion in the high jump, long jump, 100-meter dash and 100-meter hurdles
  • Outdoor long jump OAC-record and school-record a mark of 19'11"
  • Outdoor 100-meter hurdles OAC-record and season-best time of 14.36
  • Marcia French Most Outstanding Outdoor Sprinter/Hurdler
  • Clyde Lamb Scholar Athlete Award
  • Guido Ricevutto Co-Most Outstanding Outdoor Field Athlete
  • Outdoor 100-hurdles season-best and career-best time of 14.02
  • Outdoor 200-meter dash season-best time of 24.51
  • Outdoor high-jump season-best time of 5'7.25"

2015

  • Earned Division III All-American indoor honors in the pentathlon with second place finish at NCAA Division III Indoor National Championships
  • United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association Division III Indoor Great Lakes Region Most Valuable Track Athlete 
  • United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association Division III Indoor Great Lakes Region Most Valuable Field Athlete
  • OAC-record five-time Indoor Track Athlete of the Week (Jan. 26, Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 16 and Feb. 23)
  • All-Ohio Division III Indoor Champion in 60-meter dash, 60-meter hurdles, high jump, long jump and pentathlon
  • Harrison Dillard Indoor Track record of 8.24 seconds in the 55-meter hurdles
  • Harrison Dillard Indoor Track record of 18'11.25" in the long jump
  • BW school-record and All-Ohio Division III Indoor record-holder in 60-meter hurdles (8.80 seconds) and the long jump (19'4")
  • Denison University's Mitchell Fieldhouse record-holder in 60-meter hurdles (8.80 seconds) and long jump (18'9")
  • Indoor 60-meter dash season-best time of 7.82
  • Indoor 800-meter run season-best time of 2:37.08
  • Indoor high jump season-best mark of 5'6"
  • Indoor shot put season-best mark of 31'7.25"
  • Four-time Division III All-American outdoor performer at NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships  (third in long jump, fourth in high jump, fifth in 200-meter dash and sixth in 100-meter hurdles)
  • BW school-record time of 7.29 in the 55-meter dash
  • All-Ohio Division III champion in the heptathlon
  • All-Ohio Division III record-holder in the heptathlon with 4,865 points
  • OAC Outdoor Athlete of the Week on Apr. 6
  • BW outdoor record-holder in the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.42
  • BW outdoor record-holder in the long jump with a mark of 19'5.25"
  • BW outdoor record-holder in heptathlon with 4,865 total points.
  • Outdoor 100-meter hurdles season-best and career-best time of 14.16
  • Outdoor 800-meter run season-best time of 2:35.37
  • Outdoor high jump season-best mark of 5'7.75"
  • Outdoor javelin season-best mark of 81'2"
  • Outdoor shot put season-best and career-best mark of 31'10'
  • Outdoor 4x100-meter relay season-best time of 49.52
  • Earned third varsity letter

2014

  • Earned Division III All-American indoor honors in the long jump with third place finish at NCAA Division III Indoor National Championships
  • United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association Division III Great Lakes Field Athlete of the Year
  • Fred Razik Most Valuable Field Athlete at the OAC Indoor Championships
  • Two-time OAC Indoor Athlete of the Week (Feb. 10 and Feb. 24) 
  • Earned Division III All-American outdoor honors in the high jump with fourth place finish at NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships
  • BW indoor school-record time of 7.74 in the 60-meter dash at OAC Indoor Championships on Feb. 28, 2014
  • Indoor 55-meter hurdles season-best time of 8.45
  • Indoor 60-meter hurdles season-best time of 8.33
  • Indoor 800-meter run season-best time of 2:35.97
  • Indoor high jump season-best mark of 5' 3.75"
  • Indoor long jump season-best mark of 19'1.25"
  • Indoor shot put season-best and career-best mark of 32'0.75"
  • Indoor pentathlon points of 3,509 
  • OAC Outdoor Sprinter of the Year 
  • Two-time OAC Outdoor Athlete of the Week (Mar. 24 and Mar. 31)
  • Outdoor 100-meter dash season-best and career-best time of 12.18
  • Outdoor 100-meter hurdles season-best time of 14.22
  • Outdoor 200-meter dash season-best time of 24.81
  • Outdoor 800-meter run season-best and career-best time of 2:28.45
  • BW outdoor school-record mark of 5'8" in the high jump
  • Outdoor javelin season-best and career-best mark of 96'9"
  • Outdoor long jump season-best mark of 19'
  • Outdoor shot put season-best mark of 29'1"
  • Outdoor heptathlon season-best total points of 4,743
  • Earned second varsity letter

2013

  • Indoor 60-meter dash season-best time of 8.00
  • Indoor 55-meter hurdles season-best time of 8.38
  • Indoor 60-meter hurdles season-best time of 9.40
  • Indoor high jump season-best mark of 5'5"
  • Indoor long jump season-best mark of 17'10.25"
  • Indoor shot put season-best mark of 28'4.5"
  • Indoor 4x200-meter relay season-best and career-best time of 1.46.76 
  • Two-time OAC Outdoor Athlete of the Week (Mar. 19 and Apr. 15)
  • Outdoor 100-meter hurdles season-best time of 14.81
  • Outdoor 200-meter dash season-best time of 25.75
  • Outdoor 800-meter run season-best time of 2:32.02
  • Outdoor high jump season-best mark of 5'4.5"
  • Outdoor long jump season-best mark of 18'10.5"
  • Outdoor shot put season-best mark of 30'1.5" 
  • Outdoor 4x100-meter relay season-best and career-best time of 49.14
  • Earned first varsity letter

Career-Bests

  • Indoor 55-meter dash (school-record):  7.29 at OAC North Split Meet on Jan. 30, 2015
  • Indoor 55-meter hurdles (school-record): 8.07 at OAC Indoor Championships on Feb. 27, 2016
  • Indoor 60-meter dash (school-record): 7.74 at OAC Indoor Championships on Feb. 28, 2014
  • Indoor 60-meter hurdles (school-record & All-Ohio Division III record):  8.80 at All-Ohio Division III Indoor Championships on Feb. 14, 2015
  • Indoor 200-meter dash: (school-record): 25.46 at Kent State Tune-Up on Feb. 21, 2015
  • Indoor 800-meter run: 2:35.97 at All-Ohio Division III Championships on Feb. 14, 2014
  • Indoor high jump (school-record): 5'8.75" at OAC Indoor Championships on Feb. 27, 2016
  • Indoor long jump (school-record & All-Ohio Division III record): 19'4" at All-Ohio Division III Indoor Championships on Feb. 14, 2015
  • Indoor shot put: 30'3.5" at All-Ohio Division III Combined Events Championships on Feb. 7, 2016
  • Indoor pentathlon (school-record & All-Ohio Division III record): 3,589 points at Division III Combined Events Championships on Feb. 7, 2015
  • Indoor 4x200-meter relay: 1.46.76 at Greater Cleveland College Championships on Feb. 15, 2013
  • Outdoor 100-meter dash: 12.18 at OAC Outdoor Championships on Apr. 25, 2015
  • Outdoor 100-meter hurdles:  14.02 at All-Ohio Championships on Apr. 16, 2016
  • Outdoor 200-meter dash (school-record): 24.42 at NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships on May 21, 2015
  • Outdoor 800-meter run: 2:28.45 at All-Ohio Division III Outdoor Combined Events Championships on Apr. 5, 2014
  • Outdoor high jump (school-record): 5'8" at Ron Althoff Invitational on May 12, 2014
  • Outdoor javelin: 96'9" at Ron Althoff Invitational on May 12, 2014
  • Outdoor long jump (school-record & OAC-record): 19'11" at OAC Championships on Apr. 29, 2016
  • Outdoor shot put: 31'10" at Sparky Aadams Invitational on Apr. 17, 2015
  • Outdoor heptathlon (school-record: 4,865 points at All-Ohio Division III Outdoor Combined Events Championships on Apr. 3, 2015
  • Outdoor 4x100-meter relay:  49.14 at All-Ohio Division III Outdoor Championships on Apr. 13, 2013  

Personal

  • Carries a 3.445 grade point average
  • Winner of the Clyde Lamb Award (BW's top female scholar-athlete)
  • Named BW's Most Outstanding Senior Female Athlete
  • Named as an Outstanding Senior at the 2016 Ovation/Honors Day ceremony (one of 10)
  • Dean's List student
  • Daughter of Paul Winters, who is the head football coach at Wayne State (Mich.) University
This page was last updated on July 29, 2016