Kelsey Melito
Kelsey Melito


Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
The Lovett School





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One-on-One with Kelsey Melito

One-on-One with Kelsey Melito

2012 (JUNIOR)
Was a member of the 2012 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll ... played in 25 matches with one start as a defensive specialist, totaling 84 sets ... finished the season with 127 digs to average 1.51 digs per set ... posted her fifth double-digit dig match of the season with 11 at Missouri (Nov. 23) ... had nine digs against Auburn (Nov. 18) ... recorded her fourth double-digit dig match of the season with 10 against South Carolina (Nov. 16) ... had six digs in the win over Kentucky (Nov. 9) ... posted a career-high 16 digs at Mississippi State (Nov. 4), while tying her career best with two aces ... had two aces against Georgia (Oct. 21) while posting four digs ... recorded 13 digs at LSU (Oct. 14) ... had 10 digs at South Carolina (Oct. 12) for her first career match with double-digit digs ... had eight digs versus Missouri (Oct. 7) ... posted the second kill of her career at Auburn (Sept. 23) ... recorded the first kill of her career at Georgia (9.21) while also tying a career-best with two aces ... posted four digs in the win over LSU (Sept. 14) ... had an ace in one set played against Samford (Sept. 11) ... recorded her first ace of the season against Alabama State (Sept. 8) ... posted a career-best with two assists and six digs against Lamar (Sept. 7) in the Hampton Inn Bama Bash ... made her first appearance of the season in the match versus Alabama A&M (Aug. 28), did not record any stats.

Finished the season with three matches played while making two starts ... made her second appearance in the starting lineup at South Carolina (Nov. 6) ... made her first start of the season in the back row against Florida (Nov. 4) ... tied her season high with two digs against the Gators ... saw her first action of the season against Alabama A&M (Oct. 4), playing two sets and had a match-high two services aces with two digs.

Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... collected one assist against Tennessee ... saw the first action of her collegiate career in the win over Furman.

Earned Georgia High School Association All-Tournament and all-area honors from 2006-2009 ... named to the GHSA All-State Team in 2008 and 2009 ... merited The Lovett Varsity volleyball MVP award in 2006, 2008 and 2009 ... recognized as the team's Best All-Around and Most Committed for the 2008-2009 season ... named Most Athletic Female in each of her four years at The Lovett School.

Born Aug. 26, 1991 ... daughter of Chuck and Jill Melito ... has two sisters, Melissa and Jessica ... majoring in journalism.

CAREER HIGHS (as of 6.20.13)
Kills: 1 (twice) - last at Auburn (9.23.12)
Attempts: 1 (4 times) - last at Mississippi State(11.4.12)
Hitting Pct: 1.000 (twice) - last at Auburn (9.23.12)
Assists: 2 vs. Lamar (9.7.12)
Aces: 2 (4 times) - last at Mississippi State(11.4.12)
Digs: 16 at Mississippi State (11.4.12)

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