Women's Basketball

Melanie Ysaguirre
Melanie Ysaguirre


West Covina, CA

High School:
Troy HS





WCC Tournament First Round vs. San Diego

March 4, 2011 Photos by Scott Cunningham


LMU vs. San Diego Feb. 3, 2011

LMU hosts San Diego on Pink Day.


Women's Basketball vs. Gonzaga - Jan. 15, 2011

Photos by Scott Cunningham


Women's Basketball vs. Cal State Fullerton - December 8, 2010

Women's Basketball vs. Cal State Fullerton - December 8, 2010


Women's Basketball vs. UCLA, Dec. 3, 2010

Women's Basketball vs. UCLA, Dec. 3, 2010. Photos by Allie Shorin


Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2007-08 30-4 354 11.8 44 85 .518 0 0 .000 8 20 .400 45 51 96 3.2 68 2 8 16 9 17 96 3.2
2008-09 30-29 748 24.9 52 118 .441 0 1 .000 17 37 .459 79 102 181 6.0 98 5 45 46 16 40 121 4.0
2009-10 30-25 588 19.6 43 78 .551 0 0 .000 13 21 .619 61 73 134 4.5 85 3 24 33 8 23 99 3.3
TOTAL 90-58 1690 18.8 139 281 .495 0 1 .000 38 78 .487 185 226 411 4.6 251 10 77 95 33 80 316 3.5

Melanie Ysaguirre enters her senior year with the Lions... role player who can step in at a number of positions... hard-nosed player who is not afraid to take charges, chase after rebounds, or scramble for a loose ball.

At LMU...
started 25 of her 30 appearances... averaged 3.3 ppg and 4.5 rpg in 19.6 mpg... shot team-best 55.1% (43-for-78) from the floor... shot 61.9% (13-for-21) from the line... fourth on the team with 23 steals... posted double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds at Cal State Fullerton (Dec. 9)... also scored 10 points to go along with six rebounds vs. San Diego State (Dec. 21)... had eight points, eight boards, three assists, and three steals vs. Fresno State (Dec. 5)... grabbed nine rebounds on three occasions: vs. Cal Poly (Dec. 19), vs. Seattle (Dec. 30), and at San Francisco (Jan. 14)...

Played in all 30 games for the Lions, with 29 starts... third on the team in rebounding at 6.0 rpg... averaged 4.0 ppg and 1.5 apg... shot 44.1% from the field... game-high eight rebounds vs. Point Loma Nazarene... career-high 10 rebounds vs. Idaho State... recorded nine points, seven rebounds, and three blocks at Pepperdine... pulled down 11 rebounds, including nine offensive, and five steals vs. Saint Mary's... had career-best 11 points and nine rebounds vs. San Diego... recorded a game-high 14 rebounds vs. San Francisco... had five steals and four assists in a season-high 34 minutes vs. Gonzaga...

Consistent contributor off the bench - played in all 30 games during the season... averaged 3.2 ppg and 3.2 rpg... also, had 17 steals, nine blocks and eight assists on the season... made six-of-seven (85.7%) from the floor in the season's opening weekend... set new career-high with 10 points and five rebounds at NAU... had eight points and nine rebounds vs. UC Irvine... scored eight points with four rebounds at UNLV... scored six points vs. Cal Poly... posted six points and seven rebounds vs. Kansas State... went 3-for-3 for six points vs. Gonzaga... had four points, six rebounds, and two blocks vs. Indiana State... had four points vs. CSUB, vs. Santa Clara, at Boise State and at #22 George Washington... played career-high 21 minutes at USD, scoring four points... started at Portland and Gonzaga, posting four points and three rebounds in each contest... had three points at Pepperdine... scored two points with four rebounds vs. Jackson State... had two points and two blocks vs. Fresno State... scored two points twice against Saint Mary's... grabbed five boards in six minutes vs. USD and five boards in 13 minutes vs. USF... pulled down then-career-high five rebounds at Long Beach State... did not score at #12 Cal, at USF, at SCU, or vs. Pepperdine... made first career start at Georgetown.

High School...
A 2007 graduate of Troy High School in Fullerton, CA... a four year letterwinner for coach Kevin Kiernan... a Second Team All-CIF Division 1-AA selection as a senior... a two time All-Freeway League selection as a junior and senior... selected All-City as a senior... team captain her senior year...

Melanie Ann Ysaguirre was born on June 9, 1989 in Los Angeles, CA... the daughter of Rita and Francis Ysaguirre... is the youngest of three children... has an older sister, Monique, and a brother, Pierre... also considered UNLV, Cal State Northridge, Utah State, and New Mexico State... chose LMU because she fell in love with the campus, and because of the people, academics, and atmosphere... has volunteered with the Special Olympics... nickname is "Mel"... is a Liberal Studies major with an emphasis in Special Education and a minor in sociology...


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