UCLA Track & Field BIO
Melissa Skiba
Player Profile:
Melissa Skiba 1264445
Other Position: Distance
Height: 5'3"
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Simi Valley, CA
High School: Oak Park
2011 - Redshirted the outdoor season ... In indoor track, had a top 3000m mark of 9:38.36.

High School - Earned four varsity letters in cross country and track at Oak Park HS ... Named Oak Park HS Female Athlete of the Year and MVP in 2010 ... Also named MVP in 2009 ... Named Co-Athlete of the Year by the Ventura County Sports Hall of Fame in 2010 ... 2008 Oak Park Distance Runner of the Year ... Cross country team won four Tri-Valley league titles ... Cross country team were two-time CA State Meet runner-ups ... Nike cross country finalist in 2009 and 2009 ... 2009 All-American in cross country ... Track team won the CIF Div. III title in 2010 and were Tri-Valley co-league champions ... Won back-to-back CIF titles in the 3200m ... Won the 2009 3200m Masters crown ... All-Tri-Valley League in track and cross country ... Earned three all-state honors in cross country (runner-up in 2009) ... Two-time Tri-Valley league champion for cross country, and won two league titles in the 3200m and one in the 1600m ... 2008 Ventura Country Runner of the Year ... 2008 DyeStat Junior of the Year ... 2008 CIF champion and runner-up in 2009 ... 2006 Oak Park HS Rookie/Distance Runner of the Year ... 2007 Tri-Valley League Runner of the Year ... Holds all cross country and track and field records for Oak Park HS ... Has top times of 10:22 in the 3200m and 4:58 in the 1600m.

Personal - Born April 13, 1992 in Thousand Oaks, CA ... Daughter of Paul and Kathy Skiba ... Has an older sister, Kristina ... Undeclared major.

Best Marks
3000m - 9:38.36
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