Melissa Ulcena
Melissa Ulcena
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr
Hometown: Billerica, Mass.
High School: Billerica
Major: Biology

Career Bests:
5k: 22:09.5 (42nd overall) at the Shacklette Invitational on September 10, 2011.

2012: Earned 10th place with a 22:29 time at the Shacklette Invitational 5k.

2011: Placed 42nd overall at the Shacklette Invitational with a time of 22:09.5 over the 5-kilometer layout.

2010: Finished 76th overall at the Kutztown University Division II Challenge on the 6-kilometer course in 25:51.

High School: 2010 graduate of Billerica Memorial High School. Four-year letterwinner in cross country and indoor and outdoor track. Named Most Improved winter 2008. Four-time team MVP (fall/spring 2008, fall/winter 2009). Sportsmanship Award recipient as a senior. Two-time Lowell Sun All-Star. Three-time All-Conference selection.

Personal: Born June 13, 1992, Brooklyn, N.Y. Daughter of Maryse and George Ulcena of Billerica, Mass. Four sisters, Marie (30), Marxeline (27), Malorie (20), and Maesha (14). Sister, Malorie, runs for the University of Rhode Island. Majoring in biology.