|| Melissa Yunghans
Collegiate Career Bests
Discus: 146-5 (44.62m)
Shot Put: 52-4 ¾ (15.97m)
Shot Put: 49-11 ¾i (15.23m)
Hammer Throw: 167-10 (51.16m)
Weight Throw: 55-9 3/4i (17.01m)
2007 Track & Field Season (Junior): Placed 13th in the shot put at the NCAA West Regional ... Earned an eighth place finish in the shot put at the Pac-10 Championships ... Recorded a season best shot put mark of 50-04 ¾ (15.36m) at the Stanford Invite ... Posted a season best discus throw of 131-09 (40.17m) at the Quad Meet ... Notched a career best hammer throw of 159-04 (48.56m) at the Big Meet ... Finished seventh in the shot put and eighth in the weight throw with a season-best throw of 51-7 (15.72m) at the MPSF Indoor Championships.
2006 Track & Field Season (Sophomore): Competed in the shot put at the NCAA Championship prelims ... Stanford's top performer in the shot put with a season-best 52-1 ¾ (15.89m) at the NCAA West Regional ... Threw the discus for a season-best 138-10 (42.32m) at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invite ... Recorded a season-best hammer throw of 167-10 (51.16m) at the Pomona-Pitzer Invite ... Indoors, posted a season-best 49-11 ¾ (15.23m) at the MPSF Championship ... Recorded a season-best weight throw of 51-10 ½ (15.81m) at the MPSF Championship.
2005 Track & Field Season (Freshman): Registered a top performance of 146-5 (44.62m) in the discus at the Pac-10 Championships ... Notched a season-best performance of 135-0 (41.15m) in the hammer at the Stanford Invitational ... Recorded a season-best 52-4 ¾ (15.97m) to qualify for the NCAA Championships in the shot put.
High School: A 2004 graduate of Orange Lutheran High School in Orange, CA ... Finished third in the shot put at the 2004 California State Championships ... 2004 Orange County champion in the shot put and discus.
Cardinal Catalogue: Psychology major ... 2007 Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... Parents are Tom and Lois Yunghans.