Melissa Burghardt
Melissa  Burghardt


Butte des Morts, Wis.

High School:

XC / Mid-Distance


Personal Bests
400: 1:04.67
500: 1:22.99
800: 2:27.04

2010-2011:Raced the 600-meter run at both the Badger Track Classic (Jan. 15) and the UWM Dual (Jan. 22) where she recorded a personal best of 1:42.88... Also competed in the 800-meter run in which she finished second with a time of 2:32.09 at the Blue and Gold Invitational (Dec. 3)... Recorded a season-best time of 2:29.07 in the 800 at the UW-Parkside Classic (Feb. 4) ... Competed solely in the 800-meter run during the outdoor season and notched a top time of 2:26.26 to place 10th at the DePaul Invitational (April 16) ...BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

During the indoor season, competed in the 500-, 600- and 800-meter runs and set personal bests in the 500 and 600...Recorded a top 500 time of 1:22.99 at the Blue & Gold Invitational on Dec. 4...Notched a best 600 time of 1:47.87 at the dual meet with Milwaukee on Jan. 23...Registered outdoor PRs in the 400 (1:03.72) and 800 (2:25.70) at the Milwaukee dual meet and Marquette Twilight, respectively.

2008-09: Took fifth at the Badger Track Classic in the 400m...Finished the 600m in 1:48.05, earning her ninth place at the Grand Valley Early Bird...Took sixth in the 800m at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational...Finished the 400m in an outdoor season best time of 1:04.03 at the Duke Invitational...Placed second in the 800m at the Warrior Relays.

2007-08: Did not see action during the indoor or outdoor campaigns.

High School: At Winneconne High School earned four letters in track and three in cross country...She was a four-year MVP of her track team, an Outstanding Scholar Athlete Award recipient, a WIAA Scholar Athlete Nominee, and a SSAW Award Recipient... In 2004 she helped her cross country team to a conference championship and a 2005 track conference second all-conference in the 100m dash, 8th at state in the 400 m dash and 8th at state in the 800 m run...Holds a school record in the 800m run (2:17), 1600m run (5:21.05), 3200m run (11:37) and the triple jump (34'7.25").

Personal: Daughter of Dale and Debra Burghardt...She has a brother Joshua and sister Krysta...Majoring in biological sciences.


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