Melinda Buckmaster
Melinda Buckmaster

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mayville, Mich.

High School:
Mayville

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
05/24/1985


2006 (Outdoor): Placed eighth in the javelin at the Big Ten Championships (132-03) ... Had a season-best throw of 132-10 at the Stanford Invitational.

2005 (Outdoor): Won the javelin at the Spartan Invitational with the third-best throw in school history (151-4) ... Earned five points at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a fourth-place finish in the javelin (147-01) ... Placed 20th at the NCAA Mideast Regional in the javelin with a throw of 128-9.

2004 (Outdoor): Had first-place finishes in the javelin at the MSU Open (133-9), EMU Invitational (135-11), and MSU Twilight Meet (133-0).

High School: Two-time letterwinner in track and field ... 2003 all-conference, academic all-region and MVP honoree in track and field ... 2003 all-state honoree ... U.S. Army National Scholar Athlete recipient ... Posted personal bests of 15.86 (100m hurdles) and 16-7 1/2 (long jump) ... Class Salutatorian.

Personal: Daughter of Bruce and Kimberly Buckmaster ... Majoring in veterinary medicine ... Born May 24, 1985.