As a senior (2017): Competed in all seven races for the Black & Gold … Finished Top-15 in six of seven events … Posted a season-best time at the Rothenberg Run (17:55.3) … Finished in third place at the Ted Owen Invitational with a time of 18:21.6 … Was the top-runner for Bryant in six of seven races ... Was named All-NEC after finishing sixth at the NEC Championships with a time of 18:06.9.
As a junior (2016): Took over as Bryant's top runner in her first year running for the Bulldogs ... Earned All-NEC honors after finishing 11th at the NEC Championships (20:12.7) ... Posted a time of 22:40.30 at the NCAA Regionals ... Finished 12th at the ECAC Championships with a season-best time of 19:04.
As a sophomore (2015): Did not compete during the 2015 season ... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll.
As a freshman (2014): Did not compete in 2014-15 after transferring from the University of Louisville.
Before Bryant: A four-year varsity letterwinner in indoor and outdoor track and field at the Hopkinton School ... Helped her team win four-straight TVL championships and a state relay title as a sophomore ... Earned a total of 10 varsity letters, lettering two years in cross country ... A nine-time TVL All-Star and the Rookie of the Year during her freshman season of indoor track ... Named a MetroWest All-Star in cross country in 2012 ... Holds school records in the 4xmile, 4x800, DMR and the 1500m ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: The daughter of Thomas and Terri Lodge, Melissa Lodge was born on July 17, 1996 ... Has one brother, Jonathan, and three sisters, Ally, Lauren and Kellie.