Melissa Perlman
Melissa Perlman
Height: 5-11
Year: So.
Hometown: Bentonville, Ark.
High School: Bentonville
Position: Throws

Career Highlights

2015: As a sophomore, competed in the discus, shot put and hammer throw in all six meets…set a new school record with a throw of 69-feet, 9-inches in the hammer, recorded a career-best toss of 34-feet, 3.5-inches to finish third in the shot put, and came in sixth with a throw of 94-feet, 3-inches in the discus at the Coast Guard Invitational on March 28…broke her own school mark with a throw of 83-feet, 9-inches in the hammer at Fitchburg State on April 4…matched her school record in the hammer at the Sean Collier Invitational at MIT on April 18…finished 10th in the shot put with a toss of 34-feet, was 15th with a  career-best throw of 97-feet, 5.25-inches in the discus, and came in 19th in the hammer with a throw of 83-feet, 6.25-inches at the NEWMAC Championships on April 25.

2014: As a first-year, took part in all six meets competing in the discus throw and the shot put…made her collegiate debut with a distance of 29-feet, 3.25-inches in the shot put at Bridgewater State on March 22…came in 11th with a throw of 85-feet, 2-inches in the discus at the Coast Guard Spring Invitational on March 29…had a toss of 87-feet, 6-inches in the discus in at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational on April 5…had a season-best throw of 32-feet, 7.5-inches in the shot put at the UNH Wildcat Invitational on April 12…came in 13th with a season-best throw of 89-feet, 8-inches in the discus at the NEWMAC Championships on April 26.