Melanie Forte
Melanie Forte
Year: So.
Hometown: Milford, N.H.
High School: Milford
Position: Sprints/Long Jump

2010: Competed in the 55, 60, 100, 200 and long jump...earned first team All-Patriot League honors as a member of the winning 4x100 relay team at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship...placed third overall in the 55 with a season-best time of 7.48 seconds in the dual meet against UNH... placed third overall in the 100 with a season-best time of 12.62 seconds at the UMass Spring Meet...placed fifth overall in the long jump at the RPI Outdoor Early Invitational with a season-best distance of 4.83 meters.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity track and field team at Milford captain junior and senior year...named team MVP in 2009...was class I and state outdoor champion in the 100 and 200 in 2009...state indoor champion in the 55 in 2009...member of the class I 4x200 relay  team that was indoor champion in 2009...also a member of the 4x200 relay team that was class I outdoor champion in 2008 and 2009...named Nashua Telegraph first team All-State team 2008, Player of the Year in 2009 and Student-Athlete of the year in 2009...also a four year member of the varsity soccer and basketball teams...member of the executive student council...vice president of the Athletic Association.     

Personal: Daughter of John and Debbie Forte...has one brother (John) and one sister (Larissa)...cousin Andrea Canuel graduated from Holy Cross in 2006...majoring in Psychology.