Freshman Melanie Crow Tallies 12 Kills in Tight Match with Wildcats
2013: Started every match but one, and played in every set but one this year ... Was second on the team in SEC action with 2.65 kills per set ... Third on the team in all matches in kills (2.37 kills per set), hitting percentage (.213) and blocks (0.70 blocks per set) ... Her 74 block assists were the sixth most in Ole Miss single-season history ... Tallied a season-high and team-high tying 18 kills in a win vs. LSU ... Posted a match-high 12 kills vs. Kentucky ... Had a team-high 16 kills at Tennessee and five block assists ... Tallied 11 kills and five total blocks at Miss. State ... Had a team-high nine kills and no errors at No. 7 Missouri, recording a career-high .529 hitting percentage ... Recorded 15 kills to go with four digs and five total blocks vs. Tennessee ... Had 10 kills, a season-high five digs and three block assists vs. Auburn ... Had nine kills and a season-high tying six block assists at LSU ... Recorded 14 kills, two digs and two total blocks at Georgia ... Had a team-high 11 kills vs. Arkansas ... Named to the Rebel Classic All-Tournament team ... Notched nine kills vs. Chattanooga ... Had 11 kills at TCU ... Named to the Magnolia Invitational All-Tournament team ... Had a team-high 10 kills on 18 attempts (.500) against Kennesaw State ... Had a career-high six block assists at George Washington ... Recorded nine kills in her collegiate debut vs. UMBC to go along with five block assists.
High School: Four-year starter at Lafayette (Wildwood, Mo.) High School ... Named All-Region and All-State as a senior ... Was named All-Conference three times and All-District twice ... Helped lead the Lancers to four district championships and three conference championships ... Led the Lancers to back-to-back Missouri state championships in 2011-12 ... Helped lead the 2012 Lancers to a 40-0 record and an 80-0 set record, where Lafayette received the No. 2 national ranking by PrepVolleyball.com and the No. 3 national ranking by MaxPreps Volleyball ... Helped Led all players with a .405 hitting percentage in the 2012 state tournament ... Named the St. Louis Metro Player of the Week on Nov. 7, 2012 following the 2012 state tournament ... Named to the All-Tournament team at the Springfield Classic and Quincy Notre Dame in 2012 ... Was named Rookie of the Year and had the highest kill percentage as a freshman ... Academic All-State all four years ... Improved throughout her high school career, earning PrepVolleyball's Highest Honorable Mention Top Freshman in 2009, PrepVolleyball's Honorable Mention Top Sophomore in 2010, PrepVolleyball's College Coaches Top 85 Recruits in 2011 and Nfinity Senior Aces top 100 in 2012, as well as Under Armour All-American Watch List ... Was a member of the track team and went to the state meet as a triple jumper ... A fantastic student, Crow held an overall GPA of 4.15, was a gold renaissance academic excellence member for all four years, and was a national honor society member for her final three years of high school.
Club: Played for St. Louis CYC VBC from 2009-13 ... Helped guide the team to National Open finishes of fifth, third, third and seventh, respectively, from 2009-12 ... Won the Open Colorado Crossroads and MEQ Qualifier tournaments in 2009 and 2011.
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