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Shaddye

Melu

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Sprints/Jumps
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Auburn, Wash.
High School: Auburn Mountainview HS
Experience: High School

Bio

2016 Outdoor: At NCAA West Preliminaries, finished 19th in the high jump with a jump of 2.12m ... At WAC Championships, finished 1st in 400 with a time of 47.4 ... At WAC Championships, finished 1st in high jump with a height of 2.07m (6'-9.5") ... At WAR IX, set an outdoor school record in the high jump with a 1st place finish and a jump of 2.15m (7'-0.5") ... At the Lewis and Clark Spring Break Open, finished 1st in the 200 with an outdoor personal record time of 21.9 ... At L&C Spring Break Open, finished 1st in 400 with a time of 48.08 ... At WAR IX, finished 1st in 400 with a time of 48.24 ... At Beach Invitational, finished 11th in the 400 with a time of 47.85 ... At OSU High Performance, finished 1st in 400 with a time of 47.93.

2016 Indoor: At WAC Championships, set an indoor school record and finished in 1st place in the high jump with a height of 2.11 meters; also finished in 1st place in the 400 meter dash with a time of 48.16...At Portland Invitational, finished 6th in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.42; also finished in 1st place in the 400 with a time of 48.65...At Husky Classic, set an indoor school record in the 400 meter dash with a time of 48.12. Named Eddie O'Brien Male Student-Athlete of the Year.

2015 Outdoor: At WAC Championships, finished 1st in the high jump with a jump of 2.12 meters, and also finished 1st in the 400 meter dash with a time of 47.39...At the Ken Shannon Invitational, finished 2nd in the high jump with a jump of 2.06 meters...At the OSU High Performance Meet, finished 2nd in the 400 meter dash with a time of 47.55...At Beach Invitational, finished 3rd in the 4x100 relay with a time of 42.09...At the Bryan Clay Invitational, finished 1st in the high jump (and set a Seattle U record) with a jump of 2.14 meters, and finished 3rd in the 4x400 relay...At WAR8, finished 1st in the 400 meter dash with a time of 48.04...At Rose City Preview, finished 3rd in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.26, and finished 2nd in the high jump with a jump of 2.10 meters.

2015 Indoor: At WAC Championships, finished 1st in high jump with 2.11m (6' 11"), finished 10th in 400 meter dash preliminaries with a time of 50.23 ... Finished fourth in 400 meter dash at Husky Classic with a time of 48.12 ... Finished second in 400 meter dash at UW Invitational with a time of 48.28 ... Finished fourth in high jump at UW Invitational by clearing 2.05 meters ... Finished 14th in 4x400 meter relay at UW Indoor Preview with a time of 3:28.46 ... Finished fourth in high jump at UW Indoor Preview by clearing 2.10 meters

2014 Outdoor: At WAC Outdoor Championships, was two-time First Team All-WAC performer after finishing third in both high jump (2.02 meters - 6' 7.5") and 400 meter dash (47.93 prelim time - 47.53 finals time) ... Finished third in high jump by clearing 2.06 meters (6' 9") at Ken Shannon Invitational ... Competed in high jump at OSU High Performance Meet ... Finished fourth in high jump at Beach Invitational by clearing 2.05 meters (6' 8.75") ... Posted time of 48.10 seconds in 400 meter dash at Mt. SAC Relays ... Won high jump by clearing 2.05 meters (6' 8.75") and finished fourth in 200 meter dash with time of 21.97 seconds at WAR VII ... Finished third in high jump by clearing 2.02 meters (6' 7.5") and fourth in 400 meter dash with time of 48.29 seconds at Oregon Preview.

2014 Indoor: At WAC Indoor Championships, qualified for 400 meter dash final with prelim time of 48.56 seconds, and then finished third in finals in school-record time of 48.25 seconds, earning First Team All-WAC honors. Also finished second in high jump by clearing 2.08 meters (6' 9.75") for another First Team All-WAC award ... At UW Husky Classic, finished eighth in both 200 meter dash (22.42) and 400 meter dash (48.99) ... At UW Invitational, finished 400 meter dash in 49.53 seconds and also competed in high jump ... At UW Indoor Preview (Jan. 18), finished in tie for fourth in high jump with school-record mark of 2.09 meters (6' 10.25"), plus he finished 14th overall in 200 meter dash in 22.63 seconds.

2013 Outdoor: At Western Athletic Conference May 8-11, earned fifth in high jump with a leap of 2.06 meters (6-09.00), helped team getting fouth in 4x100 meter relay with a time of 41.52, ran fourth leg in 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3:13.59, taking fourth ... At Ken Shannon Invitational May 4, helped the team to get second in 4x100 meter relay with a time of 43.34, took fifth in high jump with distance of 2.01 meters (6-07.00) ... At OSU High Performance Twilight Apr. 26, ran 400 meter dash in 52.91, ranked ninth ... At Beach Track & Field Invitational Apr. 20, helped 4x100 meter relay take fourth in 41.74 ... At Bryan Clay Invitational Apr. 19, ran 400 meter dash in 51.42, ranked first, took 20th in high jump with a leap of 1.87 meters (6'1.5") ... At WAR VI Team Dual Apr. 12-13, helped win in the 4x100 meter relay with a time of 41.62, helped the 4x400 meter relay taking first in 3:20.49, also competed in high jump with a leap of 1.90 meters  ... At Willamette Invitational April 6, finished third in the 400 meter dash with a time of 49.31, also took third in the high jump with a leap of 1.93 meters (6-04.00) ... At Oregon Preview Mar.16, helped the 4x100 meter relay take third with a time of 41.86, and competed in high jump with a leap of 1.92  meters (6-03.50)

2013 Indoor: At the WAC Indoor Championships Feb. 21-23, ran in the 4x400 meter relay, also took tenth in high jump with a leap of 2.00 meters (6-06.75) ... At Husky Classic Feb. 8-9, tied for third in high jump with a jump of 2.03 meters (6-08.00) ... At UW Invitational Jan. 25-26, leaped 1.97 meters (6-05.50) in high jump

High School: Melu was three years of varsity track at Auburn Mountainview High School. He went to the state championships his junior and senior years, and he earned the Most Inspirational award in 2011 and 2012 , and was named MVP and Team Captain in 2012 as well. He set four records for the Lions, including marks in the high jump, 400 meters, 300 meter hurdles, and 4x100 meter relay. He also started for the school's basketball team for two years and football team for one, earning Most Improved in 2011 and the Coaches Award in 2012. He scored 24 points in one game twice in 2012, and averaged nine points and five rebounds per game his senior year as well. In addition, he was named to the All-Lion All Star Team in 2012.  While not playing sports, he was also a Link Crew Leaader, on the Student-Staff Recognition Team, and graduated with honors - Cum Laude. He also earned the schools' Best Dressed and Most Likely to Become an Olympian awards.

Personal: Full name Shaddye Timothy Melu. Parents are Bwalya and Enid Melu, and he has three older siblings: Josh, David, and Deborah. Melu is a pre-major in the Albers School of Business and Economics and would like to pursue a career in that field. He has lived in three countries- Zambia, England, and the United States-and he enjoys traveling and going to church.  

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