An ongoing series highlighting Boston College student-athletes.
AS A JUNIOR (2006-07)
(Cross Country) Finished sixth at the NCAA Northeast Regional with a time of 31:36.8 at the 10k event; qualified for NCAA National Championship with performance...crossed in 33:30.7 in the 10k NCAA National Championship event...earned All-ACC honors after finishing 12th at the conference championships with a time of 24:41.7...placed 32nd at the Pre-National Meet with a time of 24:10.2...finished third at the Boston College Invitational, crossing in 24:32...placed eighth at the Iona Invitational with a time of 24:53.9
AS A SOPHOMORE (2005-06)
(Cross Country) Led the Eagles and placed ninth overall at the New England Championships with a time of 25:25...finished eighteenth overall at the ACC Championship, crossing at 24:29.1...placed 35th overall at the NCAA Northeast Regional with a time of 31:14.8...finished first among the Eagles at the Roy Griak Invitational with a time of 25:48 and placed 89th overall...placed 20th at the Murray Keatinge Invitational, crossing at 24:40.2 (Indoor) Took first place in the mile with a time of 4:14.75 and the 1,000 against Harvard...won the 1,000, crossing in 2:28.33 seconds at the Boston University Tri-Meet...placed first in the 800 and 1,000 with times of 1:58.85 and 2:36.97 at the UNH Invitational...claimed victory in the mile, crossing in 4:11.86 at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games...at the ACC Championship, finished sixth in the mile at 4:11.67...placed 12th in the mile, crossing in 4:12.16 at the IC4a Championship (Outdoor) Won the 5,000 run in a time of 14:43.82 at the SCSU Invitational...Placed ninth and recording a team-best 14:32.71 in the 5,000 at the ACC Championship...Finished eighth in the 1,500 at the New England Championship and was member of the 4x800 relay team that finished fifth, crossing in 7:59.50
AS A FRESHMAN (2004-05)
(Cross Country) Finished 49th overall at the Big East Championship with a time of 25 minutes, 28 seconds...at the New England Championships finished 37th with a time of 25:44... started off the season at the Iona Meet of Champions, placing 62nd in 26:44.5. (Indoor) Ran a 1:52.3 lead off leg on the BC school record setting 4x800-meter relay that ran 7:30.43 at the IC4A Championships... led off in the 1,200 meters on the distance medley relay that earn All-Big East honors...finished fourth at the New England Championships in the mile in 4:11.24...also ran 2:28.13 in the 1,000 at the Terrier Cup at Boston University. (Outdoor) Won the 5,000 at the UNH Wildcat Invitational in 14:53.91...finished third in the 800 at the Brown Invitational in 1:53.3...led off the distance medley relay with a stellar 1,200 leg at the Penn Relays...ran a 3:52.83 in the 1,500 at the Northeastern Invitational to qualify for the Big East Championships...ran the leadoff leg on the 4x800 relay that set a championship record at the New England Championships.
Was the New Jersey Indoor Parochial State Champion in the 800 and placed third in the 800 at the New Jersey Indoor Meet of Champions...personal best in the 800 is 1:55.6 and 4:18.6 in the mile.
Born February 7, 1986...enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences as an economics major...Patrick is the oldest of Linda and Pat Mellea's two children.