Melissa Sheridan
Melissa Sheridan
Year: So.
Hometown: Loudonville, N.Y.
High School: Shaker
Position: Mid Distance

2012: Ran in the 500, 800, 1,000, 1,500 and 4x400 relay…posted season-best times in the 500 (1:24.09) at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (Jan. 27), 800 (2:20.87) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (May 4), 1,000 (3:12.80) at the Alden Invitational (Dec. 3) and 1,500 (5:16.69) at the Husky Spring Open (March 24)…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Member of the varsity cross country and track & field teams at Shaker High School, competing as a distance runner…named team’s Outstanding Distance Runner (2011)…cross country Team MVP (2007)…member of the school’s indoor distance medley relay team that broke a school record (2011)…Suburban Council All-Star (2011)… member of the outdoor 4x400m  relay heat that won the Penn Relays (2011)…member of school record outdoor 4x1500m relay team (2009)…member of school record outdoor 4x800m relay in 2010 and 2011…graduated within the top 10 percent of her class.

Personal: Daughter of Joseph and Diane Sheridan...has one brother (Michael)...has not yet declared a major.



Sheridan's Top Performances

Event Time Meet (Date)
500m 1:24.09 Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/27/2012)
800m 2:20.87 Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/4/2012)
1,000m 3:12.80 Alden Invitational (12/3/2011)
1,500m 5:16.69 Husky Spring Open (3/24/2012)