UCLA Track & Field BIO
Melissa Mahoney
Player Profile:
Melissa Mahoney 1774982
Other Position: Hurdles
Height: 5'6"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Woodland, Calif.
High School: Woodland
2014 - Competed in three races for the Bruins during her freshman season … Finished third at the Cal Poly Invitational in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:07.52 … Placed fourth at the Rafer/JJK Invitational with a time of 1:08.26.

High School – Attended Woodland High School in Woodland, Calif. … Lettered all four years in track, and once in volleyball and golf … Hurdled for coach Chuck Bruns … Was an all-league selection all four years and a team captain for two years … Helped lead Woodland to three league titles … Won the league title three times in the 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles and in the 4x400m relay … Was named the track MVP twice and the All-Around MVP two times … Won the Stanford Invitational in the 400 hurdles with a time of 64.14 … Posted times of 45.50 in the 300 hurdles, 15.23 in the 100 hurdles and helped set a school record in the distance medley with a time of 12:50.61.

Personal – Born Dec. 20, 1994 in Woodland, Calif. … Daughter of Leland Denis Mahoney and Jennifer Landis Mahoney … Has one brother named Michael … Created a non-profit to promote literacy for children living along the Amazon River, including funding the building of a small library and sending books annually.

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