Briefly.. Melissa is in her fourth season with the Lions...
At LMU 2009-10...went 4-15 overall in singles play...played the no. 2, 3, 4, 5 spots for the Lions...had three straight wins over New Mexico State, UCSB, and Saint Mary's...in doubles went 2-2 with teammate Elisaveta Pironkova...in doubles recorded victories over University of Hawaii and UC Irvine with Elisaveta Pironkova...
At Sacramento State...2008-09...started the season in the No. 5 spot in the Hornet lineup before eventually moving up to the No. 3 position by the end of the season...posted a 14-7 singles record, including a perfect 8-0 mark in Big Sky conference play... 2007-08...went 10-6 at No. 1 in doubles with partner Katrina Zheltova, with an overall 19-18 in doubles play.
Personal...Born July 5, 1989 in San Francisco, CA...attended Colegio Peruano Britanico in Lima, Peru for high school...looked at Sacramento State, Colombia University and Long Beach State before choosing LMU...choose LMU for its strong values and athletic program... a natural science major...