Melinda Zavala
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Davis, Calif.

High School:
Davis HS '09

Height:
5-5

Major:
Aeronautical Science & Engineering

2011: Ran in two races for the Aggies, coming in 36th overall at Doc Adams Open (11/5) with a time of 222:36.1... Finished fifth among Aggie runners at Bronco Invite (10/15) with a time of 18:47.4.

TRACK AND FIELD: Competed mainly in the 800, turning in a season-best time of 2:14.55 at the Steve Scott Invitational (5/1)... Ran the 1,500 at the Aggie Open, finishing eighth in a time of 4:46.67 (3/12)... Redshirted 2010 season.

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 berth in 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.... Majoring in aeronautical science & engineering... Parents are Roberto Zavala & Mary Ann Aguayo-Zavala.