Melissa Lodge
Melissa Lodge
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hopkinton, Mass.
High School: Hopkinton
Major: Biology

As a senior:

Indoor - Competed in the 500m, 800m, 1000m, and the mile ... Posted best times at 1:21.43 in the 500m, 2:18.13 in the 800m, 3:02.38 in the 1000m, and 4:51.25 in the mile ... Won gold in the mile in the NEC Championships.

Outdoor - Competed in the 1500m and 5000m ... Posted best times at 4:30.42 in the 1500m and 16:34.36 in the 5000m ... Won first place in the 1500m at the Minuteman Invitational ... Won first place in the 5000m in the Black and Gold Inviational and the Ocean State Invitational. 

As a junior: Put together one of the best seasons for a runner in program history in 2016-17.

Indoor - Ran the second-fastest 800 in school history (2:17.13) ... Ran the second-fastest 1000 in school history (2:56.86) ... Became first female in school history to run a sub-5:00 mile (4:55.28) ... Helped 4x800 relay set the school record ... Won an individual gold medal in the mile at the NEC Championships ... Helped distance medley relay team win first relay gold in school history at NECs ... Competed at the ECAC/IC4A Championships.

Outdoor - Won two individual medals at the NEC Championships ... Won gold in the 1500 and silver in the 5000 ... Helped the 4x800 relay team win a silver medal ... Also helped 4x800 relay team set a school record ... Competed in the ECAC/IC4A Championships ... Set the school record in the 1500 at the ECAC/IC4A Championships (4:30.42) ... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll.

As a sophomore: Had a standout season for the Bulldogs in 2015-16.

Indoor - Competed in the 1000m, mile and 3000m ... Posted top times of 3:00.23 in the in the 1000, 5:02.86 in the mile and 10:15.64 in the 3000 ... Time in the 1000 is second-best in school history ... Mile time is third best and 3k time is fifth best ... Won a bronze medal in the mile at the NEC Championships ... Competed in the New England Championships ... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll.

Outdoor - Competed in the 800m, 1500m, mile, 3000m and 5000m ... Posted top times of 2:17.71 in the 800, 4:34.82 in the 1500, 5:02.86 in the mile, 10:10.71 in the 3000 and 17:25.03 in the 5000 ... 1500 time is the second-fastest in school history ... Time in the 800 is the third-fastest in school history ... Won the 5k at the Shamrock Invitational ... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll.

As a freshman: 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.