Melinda Zavala
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Davis, Calif.

High School:
Davis HS '09

Height:
5-5

Position:
Middle Distance

Major:
Aeronautical Science & Engineering

2011: Finished 13th in 800 (2:14.95) at Big West Conference Championships... Hit season-best 2:14.55 at Steve Scott Invite two weeks earlier, 2:14.58 at Brutus Hamilton Open... Ran 1,500 once, going 4:46.67 in Aggie Open.

2010: Redshirted.

CROSS COUNTRY: Joined team in 2011, appearing in Bronco Invite and Doc Adams Open.

DAVIS HS '09: Finished 2nd in 800 at Sac-Joaquin Section Division I meet after winning prelims at 2:19.60... Went on to place 4th at CIF-SJS Masters Meet with PR of 2:17.74... Won Delta Valley Conference 400 title (59.70)... Helped 4x400 relay to state championship berthin 2009... Coached by former Aggie Spencer Elliott... Won Coaches' Award as a junior and senior... Also proficient in soccer, earning Most Improved (2007) and Iron Woman (2008) awards for Davis Legacy club.

PERSONAL: Born in Sacramento, Calif.... Double-majoring in aeronautical science & engineering plus mechanical engineering... Parents are Roberto Zavala & Mary Ann Aguayo-Zavala.