AS A SOPHOMORE (2006)
In her first year of competition, Melissa Davidson competed in three meets on the vault late in the season...Improved her score every meet and set a career-high 9.400 at the EAGL Championships...Named to the EAGL All-Academic Team for the second time.
AS A FRESHMAN (2005)
Davidson was unable to compete as a freshman because of a stress fracture in her shin...named to the EAGL All-Academic Team and was an NACGC/W scholar-athlete.
Davidson competed for Arcadia Gymnastics and Rochester High School...placed third on the uneven bars at the 2004 WPIAL Championships and placed fourth at the state championships...coached by Monica O'Connor and Dave Greggs at Arcadia, where she competed for seven years...a Level 9 regional qualifier, she placed sixth in the all-around, fifth on beam and seventh on floor at the state championships...also a four-year letterwinner for the Rochester track and field team...won league and state titles as part of the 4x100 relay team...valedictorian of Rochester's senior class, Melissa was an accomplished student and was honored at the Beaver County YMCA Scholar-Athlete and Hall of Fame banquets.
Born May 7, 1986...daughter of Robert and Terrie Davidson...has one sister...interested in pre-medicine.
Career High Scores:
Vault - 9.400
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