Melanie Greene
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Melanie  Greene

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nampa. Idaho

High School:
Nampa Christian HS

Last College:
Washington State

Height:
5-11

Position:
OH

Birthdate:
10/02/1984

Experience:
2V

SAN DIEGO STATE 2005
Finished the season as San Diego State's overall kill leader with an average of 3.23 per game ... Maintained that same average in Mountain West Conference play ... Recorded double digits in kills in 16 matches ... Set a career high with 20 kills in matches vs. Georgia (Sept. 10) and at Cleveland State (Sept. 17) ... Had an attack percentage of better than .400 in four matches with a season-best .517 vs. Niagara ... Her average of 3.78 points per game in conference matches led the team ... Career-high six service aces vs. Binghamton (Sept. 17) and at New Mexico (Oct. 1) ... Finished sixth in the MWC with a average of 0.37 aces per game overall ... In league play, was fifth in that category at 0.39 aces per game ... Second on the squad in digs with an average of 2.89 dpg ... That mark ranked ninth in the final MWC overall statistics ... Tied a career-high with 17 digs at UNLV on Oct. 7 ... Recorded 14 double-doubles (kills-digs) during the season ... Career-high four block assists in two matches (vs. San Diego Oct. 11 and vs. Air Force Oct. 29) ... Named the MVP of the Medical Mutual Cleveland State Invitational after averaging 4.78 kills and 3.89 digs per game while hitting .443 over SDSU's three matches at that event ... Also selected to the all-tournament team at the Red Raider Roundup (at Texas Tech) where she average 3.60 kpg and 3.3 dpg in three matches.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2004
Transfer from Washington State who appeared in 16 matches in her first season as an Aztec ... Averaged over one kill and one dig per game ... Personal best nine kills at Loyola Marymount on Sept. 21 ... Excellent defensive player who had a season-high nine digs vs. Mississippi on Sept. 10 ... Had eight kills, two assists, three digs and a block vs. Brigham Young at the conference tournament.

WASHINGTON STATE 2003
Played in 25 games in 11 matches after redshirting in 2002 ... Recorded four kills and four digs at Utah on Sept. 5 ... Career-high 17 digs at UCLA on Oct. 31 ... Named defensive player of the game in that contest vs. UCLA ... Averaged 1.92 digs per game.

HIGH SCHOOL
Accumulated 12 varsity letters and was a member of seven state champion teams at Nampa Christian HS ... Won four letters in volleyball, basketball and track ... Four-time first-team all-Western Idaho Conference in volleyball ... Named league and state MVP as a senior and league MVP as a junior ... NCHS record holder with 29 kills in state title match ... Also holds NCH records in kills (310) and service points (208) ... Played volleyball on the Elite National Team for Club Idaho (18s) ... Four-year varsity starter for NCH basketball team ... Two-time first-team all-league and all-state performer ... McDonald's basketball national team honorable mention in 2002 ... Holds school career records for most steals (249), blocks (102) and free throws (183) ... Competed for track team that won four 2A state titles ... As a senior, finished first in the long jump and second in both the 100 and 200-meter hurdles at state meet ... Member of 4x100m relay team set that state records two years.

PERSONAL
Melanie Anne Greene was born Oct. 2, 1984, in San Diego ... Daughter of Ken Greene and Lorri Bieda ... Father was an All-American defensive back at WSU (currently an assistant coach for the Cougar football team), who played professionally with the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Diego Chargers ... Mother works for the Idaho High School Athletics Association as officials coordinator and in areas of eligibility and tournaments ... Sister, Lindsey, worked for the San Diego Chargers the past two seasons as an assistant to the coaching staff ... Hobbies include snowboarding, the beach and cooking ... Favorite athlete is basketball player Kevin Garnett ... Majoring in recreation management with career plans as a collegiate volleyball coach.

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