Melodie Leroudier
Melodie Leroudier
Height: 5-4
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Pleasanton, CA
High School: Amador Valley HS
Events: Distance
Experience: XC

2017-18 -- Cross Country: Started season helping the Mustangs win the Lagoon Open at UC Santa Barbara on Sept. 2 — 22-37 for the Blue-Green Rivalry victory — as she finished 23rd individually with a 5k time of 19:19.94 ... added a 10th-place 18:35.5 at the Fresno XC Invite on Sept. 9, as Cal Poly tied San Jose State for the top score of 39 ... posted an 87th-place 6k (21:20.3) at Oregon’s Invitational on Sept. 29 ... also earned Big West Conference All-Academic honors.

2016-17 -- Track: Redshirted. Cross Country: While redshirting, competed at three meets unattached ... took ninth place at the Lagoon Open around UCSB on Sept. 3, running the 5k in 18:17.93 ... then came in 62nd at the Stanford Invite on Oct. 1 with a 6k performance of 22:48.6 ... closed the fall by finishing seventh at the Cal Poly Invitational hosted at Fairbanks Memorial Course in San Luis Obispo, with a 5k time of 19:32.9.

Prep -- As a senior at Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton, finished 44th overall (16th in Division 1) at the 2015 CIF State Cross Country Championship Meet, running the 5k in 18 minutes, 3.2 seconds at Woodward Park in Fresno ... in track season, came in sixth place at the 2016 North Coast Section Championships for the 1,600 meters, with a time of 4:55.14 ... also had a 3,200m PR of 10:51.82 (taking third at the Halden Invitational) ... in her final year with the Dons, helped lead the team to a 4-0 dual-meet record with coach Jason Oswalt, culminating in an East Bay Athletic League championship, as well as the program’s first NCS title ... chose Cal Poly because she “loved the environment and the location.”

Personal -- Born on March 3, 1998 in Kansas City ... daughter of Yiping and Frederic; has a sister, Celine ... majors in Kinesiology, and aspires to be a physical therapist or sports medicine doctor.