Melissa McBain
Melissa McBain

Player Profile

Thousand Oaks, CA

High School:
Thousand Oaks



2003 -- The school record-holder in the 3000m steeplechase (10:36.06), McBain had an outstanding cross country campaign last fall ...Placed 19th (22.40.9) at the Pac-10, 25th (21.11, All-Region honors) at the West Region and 50th (20:53.6) at the NCAA Championships, helping UCLA to a seventh-place team finish ... Second-team Academic All-Pac-10 (3.36gpa) ...In outdoor track, McBain scored at the Pac-10 meet, placing sixth (10:52.22) in the 3000m steeplechase ...Won the Cal/Nevada 1500m crown (4:35.45) ... Ran a personal-best and team-leading 16:48.27 (5000m) ... Honorable Mention Academic All-Pac-10 ...MPSF Indoor All-Academic.

2002 -- In cross country, she ran in five regular season meets and placed 47th (22:38, 6000m) at the Pac-10 ... Earned Honorable Mention Academic All-Pac-10 ... McBain redshirted in track.

2001 -- Redshirt in cross country ... In track, ran bests of 4:36.47 (1500m), 10:11.41 (3000m) and 11:20.99 (3000m steeplechase).

CC -- At Moorpark, CA College from 8/99-6/00, McBain ran bests of 4:40 (1500m), 2:20 (800m) and 10:45 (3000m) ... She won the State CC 1500m title and her team placed second.

High School -- At Thousand Oaks HS, McBain was a soccer, cross country and track standout ... Her prep bests were 2:28 (800m), 5:19 (1600m), 11:53 (3200m), 17:58 (three miles) and 19:14 (5K) ... In 1998, she earned first-team All County honors as team captain and Thousand Oaks placed sixth in the State in Div. I.

Personal -- Psychology major ... Born April 23, 1981 ... Her great uncle, Carl McBain, competed in track and field at UCLA in the 1940s, is in the Bruin Hall of Fame, along with his wife, Bette ... They have endowed four Bruin athletic scholarships - football, women's basketball, men's track, women's golf.

McBain's Best Marks
3000mSC 10:36.06
5000m 16:48.27