#10 MELISSA BURCH  
  Class: 2013  
  Height: 6-0  
  Position: Right Side Hitter  
Hometown: Lawrence, Kan.
High School: Lawrence Free State
 
 

CAREER GAME HIGHS
KILLS: 16, Nov. 12, 2010 vs. Northwestern-Rose.
BLOCKS: 8, Sept. 28, 2011 vs. Saint Mary's University
DIGS: 7, Oct. 7, 2011 vs. Concordia-Moorhead
SET ASSISTS: 2, nine times - Last Sept. 30, 2011 vs. Cornell College

AT ST. OLAF
2011 (Junior) - Played in 99 all games and 27 matches... Had 222 kills and 2.24kill/set good for third on the team.. Hit .579 with a match-best 12 kills in a third straight victory over Carelton on Oct. 29... Added 10 kills to a five game win over Northwestern College on Oct. 25... Had 9 kills against St. Catherine on Oct. 19... Helped bring in the Oles into 5 games against Saint Benedict on Oct. 8... Led Oles 12 kills on Oct. 7 against Concordia College-Moorhead.


2010 (Sophomore) - Played in every set (133) of every match (36)... Led team with a .287 hitting percentage... Had 311 kills and 2.34 kills/set, good for third on the squad... Was in on 54 blocks... Had at least 10 kills fifteen times, including a season-best 16 vs. Northwestern-Rose. on Nov. 12... Her 2.87 hitting percentage was good for seventh in the MIAC.

2009 (First Year) - Played in every match and but three sets... Had 216 kills, good for fourth on the squad... Collected 1.96 kills/set while hitting .214... Had at least 10 kills seven times, including a season-best 12 on Sept. 30 at Gustavus... Was in on 31 blocks.


AT LAWRENCE FREE STATE HIGH SCHOOL
Was All-Conference as a senior... Was team MVP as a sophomore... Named Lawrence Journal All-Area Volleyball Player... Named Sunflower League number one in service aces... Won President's Academic Award.. Was National Latin Exam cum laude and magna cum laude.


PERSONAL
Daughter of Judy and John Burch.

FAVORITES
FOOD(S): Ice cream
MOVIE(S): "Country Strong"
TV SHOW(S): "Grey's Anatomy"
BOOK(S): "A Mercy"
MUSICAL ARTIST(S): John Mayer, Kenny Chesney
ATHLETE(S): Misty May, Kerri Walsh
ROLE MODEL(S): My parents

CAREER STATISTICS
        [---ATTACK---] [-SET-] [--SERVE--] [-----DIG-----] [-----BLOCKING-----]
Year GP MP K K/gm E TA Pct. A A/gm SA SA/gm SE DIG Dig/gm BS BA total B/gm BE BHE
2009 110 32 216 1.96 103 527 .214 9 0.08 0 0.00 0 43 0.39 1 30 31 0.28 3 1
2010 133 36 311 2.34 103 724 .287 16 0.12 0 0.00 0 67 0.50 8 46 54 0.41 3 0
2011 99 27 222 2.34 82 614 .287 16 0.12 0 0.00 0 73 0.50 2 64 66 0.41 4 1
Total 342 95 749 2.19 291 1,865 .246 41 0.12 0 0.00 0 183 0.54 11 140 151 0.44 10 2