Melanie Plattner
Melanie Plattner
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fort Lee, N.J.
High School: Fort Lee
Position: Mid-Distance

Career Achievements

• 2018 NCAA All-New England (4x800-meter relay)
• 2018 NCAA New England Championships qualifier (800m)
• 2016, 2017, 2018 NEWMAC Academic All-Conference

Career Highlights

2018: As a senior, competed in six meets…took part primarily in the 800 meters and also ran the 400 meters and 1500 meters…posted a time of 1:05.09 in the 400 meters at the Tufts Snowflake Classic on March 31…ran a season-best 5:06.47 to finish sixth in the 1500 meters, and placed seventh in the 800 meters (2:28.83) at the Coast Guard Invitational on April 7…posted a time of 2:26.11 in the 800 meters at Connecticut College’s Silfen Invitational on April 14…ran a career-best 2:21.31 in the 800 meters at MIT’s Sean Collier Invitational on April 21…came in 12th with a time of 2:23.43 in the 800 meters at the NEWMAC Championships on April 28…placed 32nd with a time of 2:27.43 in the 800 meters at the NCAA New England Championships on May 4…also helped the program set a school record in the 4x800-meter relay with a time of 9:47.72 at the NCAA regional meet.

2017: As a junior, took part in seven meets competing in the 400, 800 and 1500 meters…qualified for the NCAA New England Championships as part of the 4x800-meter relay team…recorded a season-best time of 1:08.16 in the 400 meters and placed 15th with a time of 5:21.90 in the 1500 meters at the Bridgewater State Invitational on March 25…came in ninth with a time of 2:33.70 in the 800 meters and 13th with a season-best time of 5:18.61 in the 1500 meters at the Corsair Classic on April 2…finished 10th with a time of 2:27.38 in the 800 meters at MIT’s Sean Collier Invitational on April 22…posted a career-best time of 2:24.67 in the 800 meters to place 11th at the NEWMAC Championships on April 29.

2016: As a sophomore, competed in the 400-, 800- and 1500-meter run at five meets...came in 10th with a time of 5:14.29 in the 1500 meters at the Bridgewater State Invitational on March 26...finished 14th with a time of 2:29.17 in the 800 meters at the Coast Guard Invitational on April 2...recorded a season-best time of 1:03.74 in the 400 meters at the AIC Invitational on April 9...came in 13th with a season-best time of 2:27.03 in the 800 meters at the Sean Collier Invitational at MIT on April 23...finished 17th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:28.08 at the NEWMAC Championships on April 30.

2015: As a first-year, took part in all six races, competing in the 800-meter run…posted four top-10 finishes…made her collegiate debut with a ninth-place result, posting a time of 2:34.58 at the season-opening Wesleyan Invitational on March 21…recorded a time of 2:28.66 to finish sixth at Fitchburg State on April 4…recorded a season-best time of 2:27.26 at the University of New Hampshire Invitational on April 11…came in 17th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:32.72 at the NEWMAC Championships on April 25. 

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