Anthony Melo
Anthony Melo
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Florence, SC
High School: South Florence HS
Major: Psychology

FMU: First-year runner at FMU....A student at Francis Marion in 2018-19 but did not run cross country.....Local product.


  • Born Anthony Robert Melo in Whittier, CA
  • Graduate of South Florence High School, where he ran for coach Kenneth Gray
  • Nickname is Tony


  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Doctor 
  • Favorite Superhero: Batman 
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: Dynasty 
  • Favorite Food: Mexican   
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: The beach 
  • Instagram Account: anthonymelo_
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: I love that it is close to home. 
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: My favorite off- field activity is to get in the car and drive to Charleston, S.C., and spend the day there
  • Why you first chose your sport: I chose cross country because it was a great way for me to meet new people when I was in high school and I wanted to have the same experience in college
  • Interesting Notes:  I traveled to Australia to run in the Gold Coast annual marathon