The Minutewomen also had two second place and two third place finishes.
2010 Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll
2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll
2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll
2013 Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll
2012-13 - Junior: Fall 2012: Raced in the collegiate 4+ at the Head of the Housatonic (10/6) and finished in 12th with a time of 19:09.04 ... Finished in 11th in the open 2X and in 9th in the open 1X at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (10/13) ... Took first place in the lightweight 4+ with a time of 14:40.90 and first in the lightweight 8+ with a time of 13:36.92 at the Head of the Fish (10/27).
Spring 2013: Tallied a sixth place finish with a time of 9:40.27 in the Single at the Knecht Cup (4/13-4/14).
2011-12 - Sophomore: Spring 2012: Raced in the Lightweight Eight at the Murphy Cup (3/21) which finished in third with a time of 8:53.05 ... Competed with the Second Varsity Four at the Yankee Cup which finished in second with a time of 8:38.18 ... Competed in the Lightweight Eight against UConn and Holy Cross (4/6-4/7), finishing in first with a time of 7:25.5 and second with a time of 7:37.31, respectively ... Raced in both the Lightweight Four and the Lightweight Eight at the Knecht Cup (4/15), finishing in sixth (8:26.39) in the four but did not advance to the finals in the eight ... Competed in the Lightweight Eight at MIT (4/21) which finished in second with a time of 7:53.3 ... Competed in the Lightweight Eight at Eastern Sprints (5/13) and finished in seventh with a time of 7:47.150.
As a Freshman in 2010-2011: Spring 2011: Raced in the Novice 8+ at the Yankee Cup (3/26) and finished second with a time of 9:17.78.
Before UMass: Played golf and volleyball for coaches Sarah Dewey and Doug Cotter at Hingham High School ... Was named a golf all-star following her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Was the Valedictorian of Hingham High School in 2010.
Personal: Melissa Mary Donahue ... Born March 3, 1992 to Thomas and Ann Donahue ... Has two siblings, Courtney and Bridget.