Player Profiles



Melvina                            Brown
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Melvina
Brown
Class: So.
Hometown: Warrenton, Va.
Height: 5-7
Sport: Volleyball
Position: DS

Biography

At West Virginia in 2014
  • Played in 41 sets in 18 matches as a freshman with the Mountaineers.
  • Made her career debut in the team’s season-opener vs. BYU (Aug. 29)
  • Recorded a service ace vs. then-No. 2 Texas (Sept. 24) and added nine digs
  • Started at defensive specialist at Texas Tech (Sept. 27) and Marshall (Oct. 1)
  • Also allied 11 digs against the Red Raiders
  • Had a service ace and nine digs in a win over Baylor (Nov. 22)
  • Posted a season-best 13 digs, along with a pair of assists, in an upset victory at Kansas State (Nov. 29)
  • Finished the season averaging 1.68 digs per set with 69 on the season
Prep
  • Played for coach Bri West at Kettle Run High
  • Three-year captain and four-year letterwinner
  • MVP of volleyball team her senior year
  • Fauquier Times Democrat Female Athlete of the Year
  • District 27 Volleyball Player of the Year 2012 and 2013
  • Track & field all-region and all-state honoree 2011-2013 while serving as team captain
 
Personal
  • Daughter of Robert and Tracey Russell
  • Birthday is Feb. 22
  • Majoring in social work
  • One of five children

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