Melody Parshall
Melody Parshall
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dover, Pa.
High School: Homeschooled
Major: Elementary Education

2010: Embarks on her senior campaign with the Green and White as arguably York's top cross country runner ... is a three-time All-Capital Athletic Conference runner ... possesses a tremendous combination of incredible talent and invaluable experience ... a veteran presence within the squad.

2009: Ran in both races at the Green Terror meet, in the 3k placed sixth and the 5k placed fifth ... finished with a very impresssive second place finish at the Spartan Invitational I ... at the second Spartan Invitational came in 9th with a 20:51.58 ... Albright Invitational finished fourth with a time of 26:41.18, making it her fourth top ten finish of the year ... once again named CAC Athlete-of-the-Week in women's cross country ... at the CAC Championships placed ninth to collect third all-conference accolade, selected to the second team ... finished the Regional meet with a 24:36.08 time.

2008: Kicked off the season by setting a Spartan top time at the Lebanon Valley Invitational with 21:20.79 ... competed in both the 3k run and the 5k run at the McDaniel Green Terror meet, placed sixth in 3k & eigth in 5k ... notched a Spartan Invitational best time with 20:39.11 ... awarded CAC Athlete-of-the-Week in women's cross country ... placed eigth at the Belmont cross country classic ... top York finisher in all of their invitationals for the year .... garnered her second consecutive all-league first-team honor at the CAC Championship by placing sixth overall with a 24:28.30 time ... at the regional meet came in 75th out of 300 runners.

2007: Strong finish at the Lebanon Valley Invitational, came in 21th with a 22:27.13 time ... second meet of the season completed the  5k race in third ... eighth place finish at the Spartan Invitational I ... was the first Spartan to finish the race coming in 89th place at the Paul Short Invitational ... Goucher Invitational finished sixth ... relay challenge finished first with partner Kevin Snyder ... at the CAC Championship came in fifth place, garnering the first-team All-CAC honors ... named the conference's Rookie-of-the-Year.

Personal: Is an elementary education major ... is the daughter of Will and Merry Parshall ... born on June 6, 1988 ... names her mom as the person she most admires ... hobbies include reading, scrapbooking, playing piano, and hanging out with friends ... favorite athlete is Steve Prefontaine ... chose York because of the education program ... most significant athletic achievement is her 5k track & field record ... most memorable athletic moment while with the Spartan program is getting the track & field 5k record, competing in CAC's last year, and that the "girls' team was really close" ... after graduation she plans on teaching, getting her masters, and coaching cross country & track.