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Melia Martin - Women's Rowing - Kansas Jayhawks

Melia Martin

Class Junior
Hometown Eudora, Kan.
Height 5'8"
High School Eudora HS
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2021-2022 (FRESHMAN)

  • Co-Big 12 Newcomer of the Year
  • Kansas Rowing Outstanding Newcomer 
  • Helped lead a Kansas boat to first place at The University of Central Oklahoma, finishing with a time of 6:48.15.
  • Assisted the Novice 8+ boat to a first-place finish at the Jayhawk Jamboree, with a time of 19:33. 
  • Assisted the 1 Varsity 8 boat to a first-place finish at the Sunflower Showdown with a time of 7:06.845.


  • Attended Eudora High School and lettered 10 times
  • Lettered in cross country, basketball, track and field, soccer
  • Frontier League Championship (2019, 2020), 4A Regional Champions (2018, 2019), 4A State third-place (2019) and 4A State Runner-ups (2018, 2020) in cross country
  • 4A Sub-State Champions in 2019 and 2020 in basketball
  • 4A 4×800 State Qualifier in track and field in 2018
  • Named cross country Rookie of the Year in 2017, All-Frontier League Team 2017-19 and 4×800 State Qualifier in track and field
  • Single best performances: cross country 5K 21:16, 800m in track & field time of 2:34, 400m time of 1:04, vertical jump 24 inches and nine points, seven rebounds, three blocked shots and two assists in basketball
  • All “A” Honor Roll (2017-2021)
  • National Honor Society (2019-2021)
  • Perfect Attendance (2017-2021)
  • Outstanding Spanish I Student Award (2018)
  • Outstanding Spanish III Student Award (2020)
  • Outstanding Art Student (2019)
  • Kansas Scholars Curriculum Completion (2021)


Daughter of Dane and Melissa Martin … Has two brothers, Zan and Charlie … Plans to major in elementary education, Spanish … Grandfather, Alejandro Devora played football at University of Missouri-Columbia … Mom and dad were both cheerleaders at KU … Mom, dad, brother Zan, aunt and uncle all attended KU.